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New Galaxy S5 Lollipop update brings back silent mode

New Galaxy S5 Lollipop update brings back silent mode

23 February, 2015 | comments (45)

Here's some very good news for people who own a Galaxy S5 and hate Google's Interruptions system in Android 5.0 Lollipop. Samsung has just released a new software update for the S5 which makes Interruptions go away and brings back the trusty old...


Galaxy S6 Edge teaser image from AT&T promises Spring launch

Galaxy S6 Edge teaser image from AT&T promises Spring launch

23 February, 2015 | comments (27)

Samsung seems to be doing a unified push for the Galaxy S6 campaign, the "Six Appeal." First, a shadowy image of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge appeared from T-Mobile, glowing in the carrier's trademark magenta color. Now AT&T has joined with an almost...

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The Galaxy S6 Home key may be taller for the fingerprint sensor?

The Galaxy S6 Home key may be taller for the fingerprint sensor?

23 February, 2015 | comments (75)

T-Mobile provided us with the clearest look of the Galaxy S6 yesterday and one can just make out the hardware Home key. Samsung has to keep it, because it houses the fingerprint sensor, but this time it looks taller than usual. That gave rise to...


Lollipop update for I9506 Galaxy S4 LTE-A comes to more countries

Lollipop update for I9506 Galaxy S4 LTE-A comes to more countries

23 February, 2015 | comments (33)

The Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Snapdragon 800-powered Galaxy S4 LTE-A got a limited release in Europe (Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Republic), but has now expanded to Scandinavia - Sweden, Norway, Finland. Austria is getting it too. All...


Samsung Norway website hints at possible Galaxy S6 features

Samsung Norway website hints at possible Galaxy S6 features

23 February, 2015 | comments (46)

Samsung's Norway website seems intent on spilling some of the beans regarding the upcoming Galaxy S6, slated to launch on March 1 in Barcelona. The website asks "Is this the next Galaxy?", followed by three rumors. The first one is "One...

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This is the most revealing Samsung Galaxy S6 teaser yet

This is the most revealing Samsung Galaxy S6 teaser yet

22 February, 2015 | comments (68)

The latest Samsung Galaxy S6 teaser gives us the best look at the upcoming smartphone to date. A T-Mobile US sign-up page with the punchline 'Six Appeal' gives us a close look at the right side of the handset. The clearly visible metal...

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Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

22 February, 2015 | comments (36)

The Samsung domination in our weekly chart is breaking records and this week the Korean company's phones have managed to throw out arch-rival iPhone 6 completely. Apparently no force is strong enough to bring the Lumia 535 down and the Microsoft...


Samsung Galaxy S6 now said to sport 16MP camera

Samsung Galaxy S6 now said to sport 16MP camera

20 February, 2015 | comments (87)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 has been leaking a lot lately, that's for sure. And while many details about it have shown up in a very high number of rumors, hence leading us to believe they're pretty much confirmed, one thing hasn't been as clear. We're...


Itskins cases for Samsung Galaxy S6 will ship on March 15

Itskins cases for Samsung Galaxy S6 will ship on March 15

20 February, 2015 | comments (7)

Waiting for things to be announced is too outdated, so these days case manufacturers take pre-orders for cases that fit on phones yet to be revealed. Itskins is already advertising its Samsung Galaxy S6 designs and if you pre-order one yours will...


Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge concept video looks awesome

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge concept video looks awesome

20 February, 2015 | comments (122)

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 has been the inspiration behind a number of renders over the past weeks. Today we're being treated to another take on the matter and this time we get both the Galaxy S6 and its Edge variety side by...

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Second-gen Samsung Galaxy Tab S detailed specs emerge

Second-gen Samsung Galaxy Tab S detailed specs emerge

19 February, 2015 | comments (24)

We reported a few days ago on Samsung's move to a 4:3 aspect ratio with its future flagship tablets, and now more detailed specs of the new generation Galaxy Tab S have been revealed, courtesy of industry insiders. With the newly adopted screen...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 battery seen in the flesh

Samsung Galaxy S6 battery seen in the flesh

19 February, 2015 | comments (71)

The pieces of the puzzle are coming together for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 flagship. After the Exynos 7420 was confirmed as the chipset of choice, and the matter of dimensions was settled, we could now be looking at the proof of the battery...

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Samsung drops Galaxy E5 and Galaxy E7 pricing in India

Samsung drops Galaxy E5 and Galaxy E7 pricing in India

19 February, 2015 | comments (30)

Samsung has dropped the prices for the Galaxy E5 and E7 about six weeks from the launch of the two phones in India. The Galaxy E5 was launched at Rs. 19,300 ($310) but now costs Rs. 17,900 ($288). Meanwhile, the Galaxy E7 price has gone from...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 coming to UK via Carphone Warehouse

Samsung Galaxy S6 coming to UK via Carphone Warehouse

19 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Carphone Warehouse has started accepting pre-registrations for Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone. Although the UK retailer hasn't revealed the device's name, calling it the 'New Samsung Galaxy', it's all but confirmed that the handset will...

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Samsung acquires the mobile wallet provider LoopPay

Samsung acquires the mobile wallet provider LoopPay

18 February, 2015 | comments (20)

Samsung has agreed to acquire the provider of mobile wallet solutions LoopPay. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Founded in Boston back in 2012, LoopPay is a mobile payments provider, whose product is a direct...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 now receiving Lollipop update on T-Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S5 now receiving Lollipop update on T-Mobile

18 February, 2015 | comments (39)

After the models sold by Verizon and Sprint both started getting the Lollipop update earlier this month, it's now time for T-Mobile's iteration of Samsung's Galaxy S5 to receive the same treatment. In a bit of good news for owners of the S5 who...


Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge tops Geekbench results

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge tops Geekbench results

18 February, 2015 | comments (113)

The rumor mill followed Samsung's choice of chipset for the Galaxy S6 duo in great detail. Leaked benchmarks show that going with its in-house Exynos 7420 chipset was a solid decision. The chipset is built on the company's 14nm process and includes...


Samsung Galaxy S6 case leak confirms 6.9mm thickness

Samsung Galaxy S6 case leak confirms 6.9mm thickness

18 February, 2015 | comments (92)

Case maker OBLIQ sent us its latest case designs from the Slim Meta series and has confirmed the thickness of the Samsung Galaxy S6 will be 6.9mm. With the cases on, the phone will measure 9.5mm thick, which isn't all that bad. The case...

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New Samsung Galaxy S6 teaser promises performance

New Samsung Galaxy S6 teaser promises performance

17 February, 2015 | comments (50)

The second video in the #TheNextGalaxy series is out and it's as vague as ever, but it seems to promise fast performance ("The faster I am, the more that gets done") and long battery life ("And the more time I can give to others"). The previous...

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IDC: Samsung slips to number five in Chinese smartphone market

IDC: Samsung slips to number five in Chinese smartphone market

17 February, 2015 | comments (36)

Samsung, which was dethroned in China by local upstart Xiaomi last year, has slipped to the fifth position in the country's smartphone market now, according to a latest report from the market research firm IDC. As per the report, in Q4, 2014,...

Tags: Samsung, Xiaomi, China