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Samsung Galaxy S 4 For Dummies by Bill Hughes

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18

Ten Features to Look for Down the Road

In This Chapter

arrow Controlling home electronics

arrow Finding information and entertainment

arrow Pairing up with Bluetooth devices more easily

With the power of your Samsung Galaxy S 4 and the flexibility offered in Android applications development, it can be difficult to imagine that even more capabilities could be in the works. In spite of this, the following are ten features that would improve the usability and value of your Galaxy S 4 phone.

Live Status Updates on a Secure Screen

Whether you’re using the default wake-up screen or you implemented the Unlock pattern described in Chapter 17, you need to unlock the phone screen to know how many e-mails, texts, voicemails, or updates you have.

The ability to see on the Secure screen how many new e-mails, texts, and voicemails you have waiting would be nice.

“Galaxy-Ready” as a Marketing Tool

I get it. The iPhone is popular. So everywhere you look, other companies are eager to claim that their products are iPhone-compatible. This includes cars, stereos, speakers, alarm clocks, and all kinds of sundry products. ...

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