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Samsung pleading against $548 million payment

Samsung pleading against $548 million payment

19 June, 2015 | comments (49)

Samsung and Apple are still tied up in exhausting court battles over their mobile businesses. One particular case stands out amidst the constant sea of claims - the one that ended with a whopping $930 million being awarded to Apple for Samsung's...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Samsung Galaxy J7 and J5 with front-facing flash are now official

Samsung Galaxy J7 and J5 with front-facing flash are now official

19 June, 2015 | comments (33)

The Galaxy J7 and J5 - which have been part of various leaks over the past few weeks - have been officially announced by Samsung in China, where they will go on sale this week. Specs-wise, the J7 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 615...

Tags: Samsung, Android


UK gets Blue Topaz and Green Emerald Galaxy S6 on July 1

UK gets Blue Topaz and Green Emerald Galaxy S6 on July 1

18 June, 2015 | comments (12)

Samsung detailed the UK availability of the long-awaited exclusive color options of the Galaxy S6 lineup. Both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are currently available worldwide in White Pearl, Black Sapphire and Gold Platinum. But both were...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung and LG allegedly working on iris recognition

Samsung and LG allegedly working on iris recognition

18 June, 2015 | comments (40)

Thanks to devices like the Fujitsu Arrows NX F-04G and the vivo X5 Pro, iris recognition seems to be becoming trendy once again. In fact, the technology was quite a buzzword last year and rumors were floating around of the LG G3 and Galaxy S5,...

Tags: Samsung, LG, Rumors


Samsung has a patch for the SwiftKey hack on the way

Samsung has a patch for the SwiftKey hack on the way

18 June, 2015 | comments (24)

Samsung has a patch for the SwiftKey vulnerability we told you about yesterday. The Korean giant will begin rolling out the security update in the next few days. The company will utilize its Knox security suite to deliver the patch. Samsung...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 5 once again rumored to launch early

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 once again rumored to launch early

17 June, 2015 | comments (67)

A while back a few rumors started making the rounds, saying that Samsung would launch the Galaxy Note 5 earlier in the year than its predecessors - namely, in July. Samsung then officially denied that this is going to happen, and things went quiet...


Samsung might stay away from in-house GPU for now

Samsung might stay away from in-house GPU for now

17 June, 2015 | comments (10)

Samsung has a lot to brag about on today's mobile scene. The Korean tech giant has managed to stay firmly on top of the ferociously-competitive market for quite some time now, so, it is definitely got a working formula for success. A big chunk of...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


SwiftKey hack puts over 600 million Samsung phones at risk

SwiftKey hack puts over 600 million Samsung phones at risk

16 June, 2015 | comments (49)

NowSecure has reported about a critical vulnerability in the keyboard software that comes pre-loaded on Samsung Galaxy series phones. If exploited, a hacker can gain access to the phone, remotely monitor it, install malware, or even steal personal...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Core Prime Value Edition may be coming soon

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime Value Edition may be coming soon

16 June, 2015 | comments (26)

Samsung might be working on yet another low-end smartphone, it turns out. This time we're talking about the Galaxy Core Prime Value Edition, a revamped version of the original Core Prime from last year. Don't expect the specs to be improved,...


5.7-inch Samsung Galaxy A8 shows up in live images

5.7-inch Samsung Galaxy A8 shows up in live images

16 June, 2015 | comments (32)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 has been visiting the rumor mill for a while lately with some disconcerting info on display size. Well, a new set of live images sheds more light on the matter and reveals a cautious departure from the A-series...


9.6-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab E goes official in Taiwan

9.6-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab E goes official in Taiwan

15 June, 2015 | comments (10)

Today the Galaxy Tab E was officially listed on Samsung's website for Taiwan. This new affordable tablet kept leaking last week, first in a print magazine, and then through some promo images. Now though the device has been announced by its maker,...

Tags: Samsung, Android


BlackBerry and Samsung may build an Android smartphone

BlackBerry and Samsung may build an Android smartphone

15 June, 2015 | comments (28)

We all know BlackBerry is doing far from great in the market lately. We saw the mysterious Oslo phone leaking in live photos, but the rest is just rumors - reports on acquisitions mostly. Anyway, BlackBerry isn't in the mood for acquisitions....


Samsung Galaxy S6 suffers from data toggle disappearing issue

Samsung Galaxy S6 suffers from data toggle disappearing issue

15 June, 2015 | comments (92)

Samsung has enjoyed the glory of the Galaxy S6 but also working hard to roll out the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop to provide several fixes and updates for it. While the duo features two of the most polished flagship smartphones it still has a few annoying...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Android 5.1.1 for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge is now official

Android 5.1.1 for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge is now official

15 June, 2015 | comments (36)

The wait is finally over for the owners of the latest Samsung flagship. The Korean giant's flagship duo is officially getting an Android 5.1.1 OTA. The update has been eagerly anticipated for the two immensely popular devices and as previous videos...


Samsung Galaxy J5 appears in a bevy of leaked photos

Samsung Galaxy J5 appears in a bevy of leaked photos

14 June, 2015 | comments (38)

A bevy of photos showcasing the yet to be announced Samsung Galaxy J5 made the rounds online. The affordable smartphone is expected to debut at some point in the near future. The latest photos of the upcoming mid-ranger fall right in line...


Check out the new phones of Week 24

Check out the new phones of Week 24

14 June, 2015 | comments (0)

Don't let the small number of newly announced phones this week fool you. Few as they may be, the new releases have a lot to grab your attention. Perhaps the most interesting among this week's launches is the Gionee Elife E8. The Chinese company's...

Tags: Gionee, Samsung, Oppo


The Top 10 trending phones of week 24

The Top 10 trending phones of week 24

14 June, 2015 | comments (28)

We knew it was a matter of time, and it has finally happened. The Samsung Galaxy S6 has met its match in popularity and has surrendered the crown, after being on top for 14 straight weeks. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the...

Tags: Samsung, Asus, Apple


Galaxy S6 Active now available for purchase from AT&T

Galaxy S6 Active now available for purchase from AT&T

13 June, 2015 | comments (43)

Less than a week after it was announced, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active is now available for purchase from AT&T, which is offering the device in gray, camo blue and, camo white colour options. As for the price, the handset will set you back...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Z1 sales cross 500,000 mark in India

Samsung Z1 sales cross 500,000 mark in India

13 June, 2015 | comments (61)

Samsung's only Tizen-based smartphone, the Z1, has performed better than expected, according to a latest report out of South Korea. As per the report, the company has sold over 500,000 units of the device in India since launch, which happened...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Galaxy S6 Plus to have 5.7

Galaxy S6 Plus to have 5.7" screen, might be called S6 Note

12 June, 2015 | comments (60)

For a while now we've been hearing that Samsung is working on a Galaxy S6 Plus smartphone. This was supposed to be a bigger version of the company's Galaxy S6 edge, so far rumored to sport a 5.5-inch display with dual curved edges too. It's been...