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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will be announced in June

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will be announced in June

04 May, 2015 | comments (34)

As most of you surely remember, Samsung has been hard at work on the successors to the premium Galaxy Tab S duo. The Tab S2 will come in two sizes - an 8.0-inch and a 9.7-inch one and will utilize 4:3 aspect ratio screens. Industry sources now hint...


T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Lollipop update rolling out

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Lollipop update rolling out

04 May, 2015 | comments (14)

The wait is now over for T-Mobile users in the US who have been anticipating the Lollipop update for their Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The coveted Android 5.0.1 OS version has been made available as an OTA firmware update. The Lollipop build...

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Some Galaxy S6 and S6 edge units have Samsung sensors

Some Galaxy S6 and S6 edge units have Samsung sensors

04 May, 2015 | comments (41)

While Samsung didn't exactly specify which sensor it uses for the rear camera on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, all the teardowns and software information have so far revealed it to be a Sony IMX240 sensor. However, it seems Samsung is still...

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No Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II

No Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II

04 May, 2015 | comments (75)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II may be denied entry into the Lollipop world if the statement on Samsung Gulf's Facebook page is to be extrapolated to the global availability of the update. Thus, the two-generations-old flagship phablet is likely going to...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 18

The Top 10 trending phones of week 18

03 May, 2015 | comments (13)

This week turned out quite surprising and brought us one of the most diverse editions of our Top 10 trending chart. Just don't expect the Samsung Galaxy S6 to surrender the crown, it still remains undisturbed at the top. The Top 10 trending...


Samsung acknowledges Galaxy S5 Lollipop update issues

Samsung acknowledges Galaxy S5 Lollipop update issues

02 May, 2015 | comments (71)

Back in March this year, the Android Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5 (as well as the S4) was put on hold by Samsung Norway due to some major issues, but as the update reached the UK the following week, we thought it was an isolated problem....

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Galaxy Tab A series tablets now available in US

Galaxy Tab A series tablets now available in US

02 May, 2015 | comments (13)

As confirmed earlier, Samsung has released its Galaxy Tab A series tablets, the Tab A 9.7 and the Tab A 8.0, in the United States. The devices are available for purchase from multiple retailers, including Amazon and Office Depot. The 8-inch...

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Galaxy S6 Edge 64GB variant to arrive in Malaysia this month

Galaxy S6 Edge 64GB variant to arrive in Malaysia this month

02 May, 2015 | comments (23)

Samsung has announced the Malaysian availability of the 64GB variant of the Galaxy S6 Edge, saying that the device will be available starting mid-May, according to local tech website Lowyat. The device will be available in Black Sapphire,...

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Samsung’s Tizen Store now available worldwide

Samsung’s Tizen Store now available worldwide

01 May, 2015 | comments (27)

Samsung has made the Tizen Store available in 182 countries around the world, even as the company's only Tizen-based smartphone - the Z1 - is currently only available in India and Bangladesh, according to Wall Street Journal. The move...

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Platinum Gold Galaxy S6/S6 Edge arrives in Canada

Platinum Gold Galaxy S6/S6 Edge arrives in Canada

01 May, 2015 | comments (9)

Just over a week before the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge launched in Canada, Samsung had said that the Gold Platinum variant will be released in the country “in the coming weeks… through major carriers.” Looks like the wait is over. The model is now...

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Strategy Analytics: Apple could soon become No. 1 in China

Strategy Analytics: Apple could soon become No. 1 in China

30 April, 2015 | comments (60)

Apple might have lost its world's top smartphone-maker crown to Samsung, but it looks like the Cupertino-based company could soon make it to the No. 1 spot in China, which is the world's largest smartphone market. According to a report from...


Android 5.1 for S6 and S6 Edge to reportedly bring Guest Mode

Android 5.1 for S6 and S6 Edge to reportedly bring Guest Mode

30 April, 2015 | comments (34)

The Android 5.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will also bring along a new Guest Mode feature, according to a Sammobile report. Guest Mode enables you to set up separate profiles for guests, allowing you to share your device...

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 edge caught getting Android 5.1.1

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 edge caught getting Android 5.1.1

29 April, 2015 | comments (4)

It looks like Samsung Galaxy S6 edge for T-Mobile is getting an over-the-air update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. An XDA Developers member posted a video of the smartphone running the latest Android version. Samsung Mobile or T-Mobile have...

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Model numbers for "Noble" Note 5 and "Zen" Galaxy S6 uncovered

29 April, 2015 | comments (24)

Two Samsung IMEI numbers have surfaced that point to two new Galaxy models. Their model numbers are SM-G928S and SM-N920F and the rumor mill has decoded them as the "Zen" Galaxy S6 Plus and "Noble" Galaxy Note 5 respectively. The SM-G928 appears...


Samsung reports a $5.5B operating profit for Q1 2015

Samsung reports a $5.5B operating profit for Q1 2015

29 April, 2015 | comments (22)

Samsung Electronics has released its financial results for Q1 2015 and they mark improved profits quarter-on-quarter despite a sales drop of 11% over Q4 2014. While the Device Solutions (DS) and IT and Mobile (IM) divisions show only marginal...

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Samsung pips Apple to regain top smartphone-maker crown

Samsung pips Apple to regain top smartphone-maker crown

29 April, 2015 | comments (41)

While Apple became the world's top smartphone vendor in the fourth quarter of 2014, looks like Samsung has recaptured the crown in Q1, 2015. According to a report from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung captured 24% market share...

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Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 getting Lollipop OTA update

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 getting Lollipop OTA update

29 April, 2015 | comments (12)

Just a few weeks after AT&T started rolling out the Android Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy S4, Verizon has also announced the update for the device. The Verizon Galaxy S4 update brings Android 5.0.1 with software version...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition will get Android 5.1

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition will get Android 5.1

28 April, 2015 | comments (8)

Here's some good news if you own the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition, the one and only such device put out by the Korean company. The handset hasn't been on sale for a few months now, but if you got it earlier you'll be happy to know that an...

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Samsung details Galaxy S6 and S6 edge software gift packs

Samsung details Galaxy S6 and S6 edge software gift packs

28 April, 2015 | comments (24)

With the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Samsung has definitely set the flagship bar pretty high yet again. Both handsets employ cutting-edge technology and offer premium quality and leading performance. Naturally, the Korean giant hasn’t skimped on the...

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Samsung Galaxy J7, J5 Dual SIM pass Bluetooth certification

Samsung Galaxy J7, J5 Dual SIM pass Bluetooth certification

28 April, 2015 | comments (10)

Samsung plans to expand its youngest series of smartphones - Galaxy J - with two new additions. Earlier we heard that the Galaxy J1 smartphone will be joined by three more J series models - J3, J5, and J7. While there is no sight of the J3,...

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