While most US carriers have delayed the launch of the Galaxy S 4 because of supply shortage, such as Sprint and T-Mobile, US Cellular will carry on as scheduled and will release its Samsung Galaxy S 4 stocks for those who pre-ordered on April 26th. It has just given its word that the phone will arrive on time.
Furthermore, as if that's not too good to be true, they will also throw in a free Galaxy S 4 S View Flip cover that is a $60 gift value. The S View Flip cover is the perfect accessory to your Galaxy S 4 because it protects your phone without adding much bulk.
The Galaxy S 4 16GB version from US Cellular costs $ 199.99 for a two-year contract. US Cellular is still taking pre-orders up until today so hurry if you want to be one of the first people to own the device. That is if all goes well with the April 26th shipment and if it doesn't, we're pretty sure you won't be the only ones to deal with the S 4 delay.
According to Symantec, a well know security software company, a man who has won about $1.5 million in poker tournaments has been arrested and charged with running an operation that uses Android malware, and a fake dating website to scam victims out of $3.9 million.
Kagawa was already under investigation while playing in that tournament. Symantec explains:
From our observations, the operation began around September 2012 and ended in April 2013 when authorities raided the company office. We confirmed around 150 domains were registered to host the malicious apps during this time span. According to media reports, the group was able to collect approximately 37 million e-mail addresses from around 810,000 Android devices. The company earned over 390 million yen (approximately 3.9 million US dollars) by running a fake online dating service called Sakura in the last five months of the spam operation. Spam used to lure victims to the dating site was sent to the addresses collected by the malware.
What makes this story so sensational is that Masaaki Kagawa was already a successful person. He was the president of an IT firm called Koei Planning and was a successful gambler. Since 2008, he's won $1.5 million in high stakes poker games and, according to Ars Technica, was actually under investigation while he was at his last tournament.