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Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to get Android 5.0.1 Lollipop soon

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to get Android 5.0.1 Lollipop soon

17 May, 2015 | comments (20)

Samsung has been rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop based firmware update for its Galaxy lineup of smartphones since early this year. Obviously the premium and high-end handsets were a priority but the other younger kins are not left...


Week 20 in review: Yu Yuphoria, Galaxy S6 Active, iPhone 6s

Week 20 in review: Yu Yuphoria, Galaxy S6 Active, iPhone 6s

17 May, 2015 | comments (15)

This week one of the youngest companies on the smartphone market made the biggest splash. Yu Yuphoria lived up to its name and shot up to second place in our weekly Top 10 with only the Samsung Galaxy S6 staying on top. If you somehow missed the...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

17 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Another week has passed and it's time for our usual Top 10 trending chart. The Galaxy S6 remains in the lead, but tough times are coming for the Samsung flagship. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the devices that gathered the...

Tags: Samsung, Yu, Asus, Apple, LG


Samsung to release another Edge model before the next Note Edge?

Samsung to release another Edge model before the next Note Edge?

16 May, 2015 | comments (53)

Samsung was faced with unexpectedly high demand for the Galaxy S6 edge which lead to the opening of another edge display factory ahead of schedule. The market's warm reception of the handset has allegedly inspired ideas for further expansion of the...


Samsung teases Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man edition

Samsung teases Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man edition

15 May, 2015 | comments (46)

The second Avengers movie - Age of Ultron - is out and Samsung will be soon launching a special edition of the Galaxy S6 edge to honor it. The limited model was teased on Twitter and will be apparently dedicated to Iron Man. This isn’t the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Netherlands confirms Lollipop for Galaxy Note 3 Neo

Samsung Netherlands confirms Lollipop for Galaxy Note 3 Neo

14 May, 2015 | comments (15)

Over a couple of months after Samsung France confirmed the Android Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 3 Neo, the company's Netherlands unit has also said that the device will get the update. However, unlike the French subsidiary, which had...

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AT&T Galaxy S6 receives mysterious update

AT&T Galaxy S6 receives mysterious update

14 May, 2015 | comments (11)

Users of the Galaxy S6 on AT&T have started receiving a new update, which is sized at around 237MB and keeps the device on Android 5.0.2. While there is no official word on what is included in the update, according to someone on XDA (hit the...

Tags: AT&T, Android, Samsung


Press images of Samsung Galaxy S6 Active appear on Twitter

Press images of Samsung Galaxy S6 Active appear on Twitter

13 May, 2015 | comments (19)

Hot on the heels of the live photos we published yesterday, a duo of Samsung Galaxy S6 Active press image made the rounds online. The images we posted on Twitter by @evleaks. The press images of Samsung Galaxy S6 Active fall right in line...


Samsung Galaxy S6 Active certified by the FCC

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active certified by the FCC

13 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Yesterday we showed you photos of what could be the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active. There's an important step before the phone can land on store shelves – certification – and it seems that's already been taken care of in the US. The Samsung SM-G890A...


Android 5.1 for S6 and S6 Edge expected to arrive next month

Android 5.1 for S6 and S6 Edge expected to arrive next month

13 May, 2015 | comments (20)

The Android 5.1 update for Samsung's latest flagship devices - the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge - will be available next month, according to the latest OS Upgrade schedule available on the website of Canadian carrier Rogers. It's worth mentioning...

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This could be Samsung Galaxy S6 Active in the flesh

This could be Samsung Galaxy S6 Active in the flesh

12 May, 2015 | comments (54)

A tipster sent us two alleged photos of the unannounced Samsung Galaxy S6 Active. The images showcase the front and the back of the rugged smartphone in black color scheme. As you can see above, Samsung Galaxy S6 Active is built like a...


Lollipop update reaches AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Lollipop update reaches AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

12 May, 2015 | comments (6)

AT&T has announced that it's starting the rollout of the Android Lollipop update for its version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 today. This comes around six weeks after the update made its way to Galaxy Tab S 10.5 units sold unlocked (not by...


New Galaxy S6 update improves the fingerprint scanner

New Galaxy S6 update improves the fingerprint scanner

12 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Samsung has started rolling out a new update for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge that brings several stability and performance improvements as well as new features. Weighing in at around 159MB, the update (build number XXU1AOE3) includes improved...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 sales sluggish in Japan

Samsung Galaxy S6 sales sluggish in Japan

12 May, 2015 | comments (67)

Samsung's latest flagships, the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge, might have taken the market by storm in most countries, but it's a different story altogether in Japan, where sales have largely been sluggish. According to a report from Japanese...

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Micro-updates to fix Lollipop issues on Samsung devices

Micro-updates to fix Lollipop issues on Samsung devices

12 May, 2015 | comments (38)

Earlier this month, Samsung acknowledged Galaxy S5 Lollipop update issues, with its UK subsidiary promising to roll out micro-updates to help resolve them. Now, the branch has revealed that the micro-updates are being prepared for various Samsung...

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Another alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 image leaks

Another alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 image leaks

12 May, 2015 | comments (19)

Another purported press image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 made the rounds on Twitter, once again courtesy of @OnLeaks. This time around, we get to see the back of the upcoming high-end slate. In line with yesterday’s leak, the new render...


Samsung Galaxy Core Prime gets the Lollipop treatment

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime gets the Lollipop treatment

11 May, 2015 | comments (71)

Samsung is continuing its Lollipop expansion over its 2014 smartphones. The next in line to get the sweet firmware update is the Galaxy Core Prime, the SM-G360F model in particular. The first country to get the upgrade is Poland, but we expect other...


Samsung Gulf now says no Lollipop for Galaxy Note 8.0

Samsung Gulf now says no Lollipop for Galaxy Note 8.0

11 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Just a week after it said that the Galaxy Note II won't be getting Lollipop, Samsung Gulf has now revealed that the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet will also not receive the update. The subsidiary made the revelation in a reply to a query on its Facebook...

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Alleged press image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks out

Alleged press image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks out

10 May, 2015 | comments (25)

Purported live photo of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @OnLeaks. The Korean giant’s full-size tablet is rumored to make its official debut at some point in June. Overall, it appears that...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 19

The Top 10 trending phones of week 19

10 May, 2015 | comments (15)

There has been quite a lot of movement in the top 10 chart yet again. Trends may be shifting, but it seems that the Galaxy S6 has absolutely no intention of giving up the lead. It is definitely still the top dog with a formidable lead ahead of the...