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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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Samsung launches Galaxy S5, Gear 2, Gear Neo and Fit in India

Samsung launches Galaxy S5, Gear 2, Gear Neo and Fit in India

27 March, 2014 | comments (109)

Samsung has launched the Galaxy S5 smartphone, along with the Gear 2, Gear Neo and Gear Fit smartwatches in India. The Galaxy S5 will be priced between INR 51,000 ($848) and INR 53,000 ($881). The exact pricing will be announced later but...

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Samsung loses patent trial against Apple in Japan

Samsung loses patent trial against Apple in Japan

26 March, 2014 | comments (67)

Tokyo District Court Judge Koji Hasegawa ruled that Apple's iPhone 4S, 4, and iPad 2 did not infringe on a data communications patent held by Samsung. The Korean company had claimed that the Apple devices were violating its intellectual...

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Samsung having production issues with the Galaxy S5

Samsung having production issues with the Galaxy S5

25 March, 2014 | comments (122)

There have been some rumors about production issues with Samsung's Galaxy S5. First, one of their factories caught fire, damaging some of their stock and production equipment. Now, there are reports indicating that Samsung is having difficulty...

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Samsung SM-G870 Galaxy S5 Active surfaces

Samsung SM-G870 Galaxy S5 Active surfaces

25 March, 2014 | comments (35)

The trustworthy @evleaks tipster has delivered yet another interesting rumor. Apparently Samsung is working on a SM-G870 model, which should be released as Galaxy S5 Active. The Galaxy S5 flagship was announced at the MWC in Barcelona last month....


T-Mobile US pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S5 is now live

T-Mobile US pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S5 is now live

24 March, 2014 | comments (31)

Today T-Mobile US has started its pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S5, just as it was announced a few days ago. AT&T and US Cellular were the first to offer the smartphone on pre-order, but all carriers will start shipping it in time for the...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom specs surface, 20MP camera in tow

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom specs surface, 20MP camera in tow

24 March, 2014 | comments (46)

Now that the Galaxy S5 is already official and headed to the shelves, Samsung is finally able to shift its attention to its stablemates. It appears that the second smartphone to join the Galaxy S5 lineup will be the camera centric Samsung Galaxy S5...


Sprint announces Galaxy S5 pricing and availability details

Sprint announces Galaxy S5 pricing and availability details

22 March, 2014 | comments (33)

Sprint has announced the pricing and the availability details of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone on its network. The latest Galaxy S smartphone will cost $199 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a 2-year contract or $649 without any long-term...


Samsung and LG phones currently tested by the White House

Samsung and LG phones currently tested by the White House

21 March, 2014 | comments (76)

BlackBerry has been a byword for security. A statement which is testified by a number of United States Government agencies and administrations using it, including the White House. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal the troubled company...

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T-Mobile and US Cellular detail Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders

T-Mobile and US Cellular detail Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders

21 March, 2014 | comments (8)

A few hours ago AT&T announced it will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 for $199.99 with a two-year agreement with pre-orders starting today. Understandably, the rest of the carriers are rushing to show that AT&T isn't your only option and have...


Samsung begins global preview of Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit

Samsung begins global preview of Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit

21 March, 2014 | comments (12)

Samsung has started its global preview program for the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit. As part of this program, the devices will be made available for a hands-on demo as well as pre-order in 61 countries around the world, starting...

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AT&T announces pricing and availability for Galaxy S5

AT&T announces pricing and availability for Galaxy S5

20 March, 2014 | comments (26)

AT&T has just announced the pricing and availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 on its network. The flagship is going to cost $199.99 with a 2-year contract or $649.99 without an agreement. You can also opt for the AT&T Next plans - in that case the...

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