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comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

05 April, 2014 | comments (17)

The latest comScore report on the trends in the US smartphone industry for the three months ending in February, 2014 is out. As one can expect, Apple is the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.3% market share, while the global market leader,...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom aces AnTuTu

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom aces AnTuTu

04 April, 2014 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom can't get enough of the spotlight. It all started with some leaked specs and then we got to see it have its first identity crisis - going by the name K Zoom instead of S5 Zoom. The latest rumor installment comes...


Samsung to announce ATIV Core Windows Phone 8.1 midranger

Samsung to announce ATIV Core Windows Phone 8.1 midranger

04 April, 2014 | comments (24)

The ongoing Microsoft Build conference didn't have too much in the way of device announcements, and the smartphones that did get announced were understandably from Nokia's camp in the form of the Lumia 630 and 635. Samsung, however, is not one to be...


Samsung SM-G870A Galaxy S5 Active shows up again

Samsung SM-G870A Galaxy S5 Active shows up again

04 April, 2014 | comments (18)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is beginning to look more plausible by the leak. The latest one reveals a User Agent Profile with the SM-G870A model name and a 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. This more or less eliminates the possibility the model name...


Samsung ATIV SE quietly launches on Verizon

Samsung ATIV SE quietly launches on Verizon

04 April, 2014 | comments (13)

The Samsung ATIV SE is now a reality. After showing off some specs and a press photo we all assumed to see the device being unveiled at Microsoft's BUILD conference alongside the Lumia 630 and Lumia 930. It seems, however, that Samsung and Verizon...


QHD Samsung G906S appears, Snapdragon 805 in tow

QHD Samsung G906S appears, Snapdragon 805 in tow

04 April, 2014 | comments (66)

Samsung G906S popped up on GFXBench's device list just yesterday with a QHD display. Its benchmark score wasn't that impressive and there was no further information on the device. Well, a few hours later, GFXBench now also filled in the info tab...


Verizon opens up Galaxy S5 pre-orders, gives you two for $199

Verizon opens up Galaxy S5 pre-orders, gives you two for $199

04 April, 2014 | comments (8)

Finally hopping on the bandwagon after Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and US Cellular have all had their say, Verizon is offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 on pre-order. The device will cost you $199.99 on a two-year deal, $599.99 sans commitment or for...


Samsung showcases Galaxy Ace Style in Germany

Samsung showcases Galaxy Ace Style in Germany

03 April, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung Galaxy Ace Style is yet to be officially announced, but the company has jumped the gun and has showcased its latest Galaxy Ace device in Hamburg, Germany. The design language of the newest mid-range offering remain identical to other Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy S5 zoom photo leaks, to be called K Zoom

Samsung Galaxy S5 zoom photo leaks, to be called K Zoom

03 April, 2014 | comments (38)

We were expecting Samsung to decorate its Galaxy S5 smartphone with the usual spin-offs like the Active, mini and Zoom. What we didn't expect was for Samsung to shift to a whole new naming scheme but according to a new leak the Galaxy S5 Zoom will...


Samsung device with QHD screen appears on GFXBench

Samsung device with QHD screen appears on GFXBench

03 April, 2014 | comments (34)

A new Samsung device has cropped up on GFXBench's device list. The device goes by the name SM-G906S, which is quite similar to the Galaxy S5 model name (SM-G900 for the international Snapdragon-powered version). The SM-G906S sports a QHD (2560 x...


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to have 4.5

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to have 4.5" 720p display, 8MP camera

02 April, 2014 | comments (81)

We all know Samsung is going to release mini and Zoom versions of its Galaxy S5 flagship, just like it did for the Galaxy S4 last year. There is even a rumor Samsung is prepping an Active version, but this is yet to be confirmed. The Galaxy S5...


Samsung Galaxy S5 sells well in Korea ahead of impending ban

Samsung Galaxy S5 sells well in Korea ahead of impending ban

02 April, 2014 | comments (21)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 went on sale last week despite the Korean manufacturer's wishes. The local carriers' hands were however forced due to a sales ban imposed for violating laws that regulate phone subsidies. The 45 day ban starts on April 5, so...

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Samsung officially announces Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1

Samsung officially announces Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1

01 April, 2014 | comments (46)

Samsung was expected to unveil its Galaxy Tab 4 series at the MWC 2014, but it didn't happen. Now, however the company has taken care of that and has officially announced its new thinner and lighter Galaxy Tab 4 series consisting of three devices -...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 hits the US ahead of schedule

Samsung Galaxy S5 hits the US ahead of schedule

01 April, 2014 | comments (36)

SK Telecom has launched the Samsung Galaxy S5 on March 27 in South Korea, way ahead of the official April 11 release date. There is a very good reason for the carrier to do so - it has an upcoming 45 day ban of acquiring new customers starting April...

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Lava Iris 550Q is official, packs a 5.5

Lava Iris 550Q is official, packs a 5.5" 720p display

01 April, 2014 | comments (17)

Lava has announced its latest phablet the Iris 550Q. It packs a 5.5" IPS display of 720p resolution and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. The Iris 550Q comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of box and Lava is kind enough to...

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Samsung to enlist Google's help in latest court battle with Apple

Samsung to enlist Google's help in latest court battle with Apple

01 April, 2014 | comments (77)

In its most recent court spat, Samsung will be looking to key Google engineers to testify in its favor, and provide evidence that Android was developed independently of iOS. Jury selection begins this week in the most recent of a long series...


Alleged specs and launch details of Samsung Ativ SE emerge

Alleged specs and launch details of Samsung Ativ SE emerge

31 March, 2014 | comments (20)

Purported specs and launch details for the upcoming Samsung Ativ SE made the rounds on the web. The Verizon-bound smartphone is rumored to launch at some point next month. The Samsung Ativ SE is tipped to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC,...


Samsung Galaxy S5 gets rooted ahead of its global launch

Samsung Galaxy S5 gets rooted ahead of its global launch

28 March, 2014 | comments (75)

Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5 is yet to go on sale across the globe, but the developers at XDA-Dev forum have already figured out a way to gain root access to the smartphone. The procedure would only work on the international...

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Case maker confirms Lumia 1820, Galaxy S5 zoom, S5 mini

Case maker confirms Lumia 1820, Galaxy S5 zoom, S5 mini

27 March, 2014 | comments (27)

Since it's fashionable for case makers to leak unannounced phones, Noreve put out pages for leather cases for three phones the Nokia Lumia 1820, Samsung Galaxy S5 mini and Galaxy S5 zoom. The cases will be available "online very soon". In case...


Samsung Galaxy S5 hit Korea today to preempt sales ban

Samsung Galaxy S5 hit Korea today to preempt sales ban

27 March, 2014 | comments (20)

South Korean regulators caught the country's carriers violating laws that impose the maximum subsidy for a phone. The resulting 45 day ban of acquiring new customers that starts on April 5 would interfere with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5 on...

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