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Samsung Galaxy S6 to use aluminum, have curved screen

Samsung Galaxy S6 to use aluminum, have curved screen

18 December, 2014 | comments (76)

As we get closer to the new year, a lot of rumors are starting to pop up regarding the next top of the line handset from Samsung, which will probably be called Galaxy S6. We've already had quite a few mumblings about this device, though, and it's...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop beta ROM leaks

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop beta ROM leaks

18 December, 2014 | comments (13)

A few days ago we saw a couple of screenshots that seemed to show a SM-N900U unit, which is an Exynos Galaxy Note 3 running Android 5.0 Lollipop. The almost incredible story was courtesy of a samsungviet.vn forum member, who allegedly got hold of...

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Samsung Galaxy E7 has specs confirmed by a benchmark

Samsung Galaxy E7 has specs confirmed by a benchmark

17 December, 2014 | comments (19)

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy E7 (SM-E700) has been leaking a lot lately. Just last week we saw a full list of specs for it getting leaked, and now they have pretty much been confirmed by a benchmark listing. That's because someone in the...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Edge will get Android 5.0.1 directly

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Edge will get Android 5.0.1 directly

17 December, 2014 | comments (35)

The latest intelligence suggests that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge will skip the Android 5.0 Lollipop update and go straight to an official build of 5.0.1 instead. A screenshot from each showcases the newer firmware being tested...


Samsung SM-J100H will bring quad-core on the cheap

Samsung SM-J100H will bring quad-core on the cheap

17 December, 2014 | comments (13)

Samsung has been diversifying its alphabetic offerings from the upper mid-range Galaxy A series through the affordable Galaxy E7 phablet. Now it's SM-J100H, a phone that seems to be in the realm of the Lumia 535. Despite the model number, it...


Gold-plated Samsung Galaxy Note Edge appears in Vietnam

Gold-plated Samsung Galaxy Note Edge appears in Vietnam

17 December, 2014 | comments (25)

The golden Galaxy Note 4 not for you? What about a Galaxy Note Edge? Also hailing from Vietnam the flagship with a curvy screen is having its metal rim gold-plated, though the shop behind it has not officially announced it just yet. That means we...

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Galaxy S5 in Poland getting a refined Lollipop update

Galaxy S5 in Poland getting a refined Lollipop update

16 December, 2014 | comments (22)

For one reason or another Poland has been chosen as the Lollipop testing ground and the Galaxy S5 is receiving a second update in as many weeks. This one patches up issues found in the first version and includes stability and performance...


Samsung launches the Galaxy A3 and A5 in Taiwan

Samsung launches the Galaxy A3 and A5 in Taiwan

15 December, 2014 | comments (20)

Today Samsung held a press conference in Taiwan during which it made the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 smartphones official for that particular market. Of the two, we've seen the A5 already up for grabs in both China and Russia. And now it's headed to...

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Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop update allegedly surfaces

Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop update allegedly surfaces

15 December, 2014 | comments (28)

With all the recent hype around the long-anticipated Android 5.0 update rumors and speculations are spreading like wild fire for an array of different devices. Naturally Samsung is among them and all eyes are on the Korean giant to deliver updates...

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Samsung rumoured to unveil Galaxy S6 at CES 2015

Samsung rumoured to unveil Galaxy S6 at CES 2015

15 December, 2014 | comments (48)

Although Samsung typically announces its Galaxy S series smartphones in the February-May period, rumor mills are abuzz that the company could unveil its upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S6, a bit earlier this time. According to a report from...


Samsung is making Apple A9 chipsets on 14nm process

Samsung is making Apple A9 chipsets on 14nm process

13 December, 2014 | comments (108)

After a fierce court battle between Apple and Samsung, the iPhone manufacturer looked for other parts suppliers and TSMC got the Apple A8 manufacturing gig. The legal action is over (for now) and the two companies have made up, so now Korean media...

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Android 5.0 is now seeding to Samsung Galaxy S4 GPE

Android 5.0 is now seeding to Samsung Galaxy S4 GPE

12 December, 2014 | comments (22)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is the latest Pure Google smartphone to get updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The new firmware is now seeding to the device over-the-air. The Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is yet to receive Android 5.0.1...

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Alleged live photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 leaks out

Alleged live photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 leaks out

12 December, 2014 | comments (144)

Alleged live photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 made the rounds online. Samsung is expected to launch the successor of the Galaxy S5 at some point in early 2015. Update: It turns out that the purported photo you see above is not the real deal. The...


Galaxy Note 4 with Snapdragon 810 confirmed by benchmark

Galaxy Note 4 with Snapdragon 810 confirmed by benchmark

12 December, 2014 | comments (47)

A rumor surfaced this Thursday, regarding the possibility of a Snapdragon 810 updated version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Benchmark profiles appeared today on the popular website Geekbench and they seem to prove that a handset, with a model number...


Galaxy Note Edge hits UK, Vodafone gets exclusivity

Galaxy Note Edge hits UK, Vodafone gets exclusivity

12 December, 2014 | comments (12)

Just as anticipated, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is finally available for purchase in the UK. Until January 9, 2015, Vodafone will be selling the phone exclusively. Vodafone offers the Galaxy Note Edge only on contract and there's no...


Samsung unveils red Galaxy Note 4 for SK Telecom

Samsung unveils red Galaxy Note 4 for SK Telecom

12 December, 2014 | comments (3)

Same as last year Samsung is launching a festive red color version of its current Galaxy Note. The Velvet Red Galaxy Note 4 is available only for SK Telecom in South Korea. Samsung released a red color option for the international version too, but...


Samsung's upcoming Galaxy E5 and E7 have full specs leaked

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy E5 and E7 have full specs leaked

11 December, 2014 | comments (46)

Aside from the recently unveiled A series, Samsung is working on another new line of devices - this will be the Galaxy E series. Two handsets in it have been leaking a lot lately, namely the SM-E500 (Galaxy E5) and SM-E700 (Galaxy E7). We've...


Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 makes a visit to TENAA in China

Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 makes a visit to TENAA in China

10 December, 2014 | comments (59)

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 made a visit to TENAA in China. The mid-range phablet is bound to make a debut in the near future. In line with past rumors, the Chinese regulator filing reveals that Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 packs 64-bit...

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Verizon's Galaxy Note 4 is updated to support the Gear VR

Verizon's Galaxy Note 4 is updated to support the Gear VR

10 December, 2014 | comments (9)

Samsung started selling its Gear VR accessory a couple of days ago, but one little known thing is that carrier-customized versions of the Galaxy Note 4 won't work with it out of the box. They each need to receive a software update to enable using...


Samsung Galaxy A7 gets new round of leaked specs

Samsung Galaxy A7 gets new round of leaked specs

10 December, 2014 | comments (18)

So far, Samsung has only officially announced two smartphones in its new A series - the Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5. But they're going to be joined by the Galaxy A7 at some point, as has been made evident by a myriad of leaks over the past...