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Samsung Galaxy Alpha confirmed to sport a 720p display

Samsung Galaxy Alpha confirmed to sport a 720p display

28 July, 2014 | comments (33)

If you ever thought that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be a high-end smartphone, then you might want to reconsider that. Samsung Galaxy Alpha will indeed feature a premium metallic design, but it doesn’t look like the smartphone will...


Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 camera, exploding S3, Canvas 4

Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 camera, exploding S3, Canvas 4

13 July, 2014 | comments (18)

The second week of July has historically been witness to a wide range of device releases from many a manufacturer, including Samsung, LG, and Sony Ericsson. Also, former Nokia camera guru Damian Dinning talked about the 12MP shooter on their...

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Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

08 July, 2014 | comments (68)

According to data coming from ABI Reseach, which includes analysis, market data and insights, the top 20 best selling devices in the first quarter of the year are dominated by Apple and Samsung. Apple has two devices in that period which saw good...


Five Samsung smartphones to get KitKat updates this month

Five Samsung smartphones to get KitKat updates this month

02 July, 2014 | comments (253)

According to a leaked document purportedly originating at Samsung India, the Korean company is going to release Android 4.4 KitKat updates for five smartphones before the end of this month. The handsets in question are the Galaxy S4 Mini, the...

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Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

28 June, 2014 | comments (20)

This is the new edition of Counterclockwise, where we'll be taking a look at all of the most significant news articles that happened during this week over the past several years. The last week of June has seen plenty of hardware announcements from...


Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

31 May, 2014 | comments (9)

After a short break our Counterclockwise series is making a return. This is our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened over the same seven days in the last few years. So sit tight for your weekly dose of...


Custom ROM community brings KitKat to the Galaxy S3

Custom ROM community brings KitKat to the Galaxy S3

13 May, 2014 | comments (104)

Samsung announced that they wouldn’t be bringing Android KitKat to their aging Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone, but that didn’t stop the XDA and Android hacking community from porting it over anyway. As long as you don’t have an issue with rooting your...

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Galaxy S III I9300 and S III mini won't be getting KitKat update

Galaxy S III I9300 and S III mini won't be getting KitKat update

09 May, 2014 | comments (246)

Bad news for owners of the Galaxy S III I9300 (international model) and the S III mini. Samsung has confirmed that it will not be updating these devices to Android 4.4 KitKat. According to Samsung Mobile UK, “In order to facilitate an...

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A third of all Samsung Galaxy S5 upgrades leave an iPhone behind

A third of all Samsung Galaxy S5 upgrades leave an iPhone behind

17 April, 2014 | comments (176)

According to a report in The Telegraph, more than a third (38% to be precise) of the users who upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S5 switched from an Apple iPhone. The data has been gathered from the mobile trade-in website CompareMyMobile. The...


Unannounced Samsung device with 5.5-inch screen surfaces

Unannounced Samsung device with 5.5-inch screen surfaces

13 January, 2014 | comments (36)

Samsung's yet-to-be-announced smartphone with a model number GT-I9405 has surfaced on the Indian import and export tracking site Zauba. According to the data, Samsung has shipped a device with model number GT-I9405 to India for testing and...


iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

12 December, 2013 | comments (153)

The October sales reports are in and they show Apple's has found its form. The iPhone 5s has outsold the Galaxy S4, according to the research firm, Counterpoint. This was achieved, even though the iPhones weren't able to catch up with consumer...

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Samsung Galaxy S III LTE version gets its Android 4.3 update

Samsung Galaxy S III LTE version gets its Android 4.3 update

12 December, 2013 | comments (78)

After Samsung released Android 4.3 for the global Galaxy S III I9300 the I9305 LTE variant is getting its due serving. The update is coming over the air but may take some time to arrive at your smartphone doorstep so try to be patient. The...

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Samsung considers KitKat update for entry-level smartphones

Samsung considers KitKat update for entry-level smartphones

07 December, 2013 | comments (221)

Samsung's plans for updating its high-end tier of smartphones have already been unveiled and we know the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3 and the Galaxy S4 are getting Android 4.4 KitKat in January. As it turns out, though, the manufacturer...

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Android 4.3 update for S4 and S III gets to Europe

Android 4.3 update for S4 and S III gets to Europe

29 November, 2013 | comments (55)

Some users are seeing their Samsung Galaxy S4 and S III receiving the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update in Europe. The update was first rolled-out but was shortly found to be infested by a lot of bugs and was since pulled. Not after AT&T resumed...

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Android 4.3 reaches UK Samsung Galaxy S III

Android 4.3 reaches UK Samsung Galaxy S III

12 November, 2013 | comments (152)

The international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III has already received the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean treatment in several regions and now the UK is joining the list. The new firmware is seeding to all the third-generation Galaxy S smartphone users...

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Official Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III rolling out now

Official Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III rolling out now

04 November, 2013 | comments (137)

It was just yesterday that the unofficial Android 4.3 update for the Samsung Galaxy S III leaked. It looked like the real deal but the ROM lacked KNOX security support and widgets were still using the old TouchWiz design. Today this very same...

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Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

03 November, 2013 | comments (76)

Samsung has committed to bringing Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to its Galaxy S III former flagship and the rollout should start in a few weeks’ time. If you know your way around flashing a ROM manually, though, you don’t even have to wait that long as a...

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Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

26 October, 2013 | comments (71)

It appears that the Samsung Galaxy lineup on AT&T will soon be treated to an update to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The latest Android firmware for the AT&T versions of the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note II has made the...

Tags: Samsung, AT&T, Android


Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.3 pictured

Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.3 pictured

14 October, 2013 | comments (46)

The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware for the Galaxy S4 is now available for downloading and the official roll out might just be around the corner. Now, that the latest upgrades for the flagship smartphone is out of the way, Galaxy S III is the...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy Mega to get Android 4.4

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy Mega to get Android 4.4

08 October, 2013 | comments (52)

An internal Samsung KNOX document has revealed the company's update plans for some of its smartphones. The document in question shows a list of devices that are bound to get Samsung's security app pre-installed on them and the Galaxy S4 mini and...