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Five Samsung smartphones to get KitKat updates this month

Five Samsung smartphones to get KitKat updates this month

02 July, 2014 | comments (197)

According to a leaked document purportedly originating at Samsung India, the Korean company is going to release Android 4.4 KitKat updates for five smartphones before the end of this month. The handsets in question are the Galaxy S4 Mini, the...

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Samsung Galaxy F gets pictured, 2014 release hinted

Samsung Galaxy F gets pictured, 2014 release hinted

02 July, 2014 | comments (46)

evleaks has again outed a render of the alleged upcoming Galaxy F smartphone, which is rumored to be the first global Galaxy device to sport a body constructed out of metal rather than plastic. The latest render looks suspiciously like last...


Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, Core II, and Young 2 get priced

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, Core II, and Young 2 get priced

02 July, 2014 | comments (43)

Samsung's Dutch portal announced today that the pricing for three of its latest entry-level droid iterations, the Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, Galaxy Core II, and Galaxy Young 2. All three devices will become available in Q3 of this year. The Galaxy Ace...

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Samsung Galaxy K zoom now available for $450 in the USA

Samsung Galaxy K zoom now available for $450 in the USA

02 July, 2014 | comments (7)

A top US seller is offering brand-new Samsung Galaxy K zoom units on eBay for $449.99. This is the cheapest price of the cameraphone we've been able to find so far. The listing is on eBay.com and the seller is within the USA, so this offer...

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iPhone users are switching to the Galaxy S5

iPhone users are switching to the Galaxy S5

01 July, 2014 | comments (220)

There's a significant number of iFans in the UK who are fed up with waiting for an iPhone with a larger screen and have jumped ship to the Samsung Galaxy S5 as a result. It turns out that 26% of new Samsung Galaxy S5 users have switched from the...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to go for 479, report claims

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to go for 479, report claims

01 July, 2014 | comments (42)

Samsung made the Galaxy S5 Mini official only a few short hours ago. The smaller handset looks just like its bigger sibling, and even has that device's much talked about sensors on board (think fingerprint scanner and heart rate monitor, for...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition shows up again

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition shows up again

01 July, 2014 | comments (14)

At this point it's become very clear indeed - Samsung is working on a Google Play Edition Galaxy S5. This will come as no surprise, as last year we saw the Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition (GPE) launch alongside the HTC One GPE. Obviously one...


ASUS PadFone 2 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

ASUS PadFone 2 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

01 July, 2014 | comments (18)

ASUS has finally released the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the PadFone 2. There is no option to download the update OTA so you will have to go to ASUS' website and download it manually. ASUS has provided no information about the update and...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 mini official with 4.5

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini official with 4.5" screen, all S5 sensors

01 July, 2014 | comments (50)

Without much fanfare Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 mini. It grew slightly compared to its predecessor with a 4.5" screen, keeping within the reasonable limits of "mini". The specs aren't particularly high-end though it retains the trademark...

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 shows its specs in a benchmark

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 shows its specs in a benchmark

30 June, 2014 | comments (26)

The successor to the original Galaxy Mega line is clearly in the works at Samsung. The Galaxy Mega 2 has had most of its important specs leaked because a pre-production unit has been put through the paces of a well known graphics...

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Samsung is testing a Galaxy S5 running Tizen

Samsung is testing a Galaxy S5 running Tizen

30 June, 2014 | comments (26)

Samsung finally made its first ever smartphone running Tizen official at the beginning of this month. That said, the Samsung Z may not be the only Tizen-powered handset to arrive from the Korean behemoth this year. According to an Indian import...

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Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 goes official

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 goes official

30 June, 2014 | comments (21)

Samsung just unveiled the Galaxy Ace 4 with a 4.5" display, 1.0 GHz dual-core processor and TouchWiz Essence interface on top of Android 4.4 KitKat. TouchWiz Essence is a simplified part of the TouchWiz interface that should that we're yet to see...

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Samsung outs Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Young 2 and Galaxy Star 2

Samsung outs Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Young 2 and Galaxy Star 2

30 June, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung announced today the Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Young 2 and Galaxy Star 2, the successors to some of the best-selling affordable droids last year. Samsung Galaxy Core II Samsung Galaxy Core II is the most powerful device among the newly...


Galaxy Note 3 updated with KNOX 2 and Download Booster

Galaxy Note 3 updated with KNOX 2 and Download Booster

30 June, 2014 | comments (32)

The UK Samsung Galaxy Note 3 running on Snapdragon 800 is getting a new firmware update. It doesn't bring a new Android version, but packs some of the TouchWiz features the Galaxy S5 introduced. The update, which hit the T-Mobile's Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to go on sale mid-July

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to go on sale mid-July

30 June, 2014 | comments (16)

According to a source close to Sammobile the anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5 mini will hit retail shelves around the middle of July. That's not far from now and makes us wonder if Samsung will unveil its new mini with style and a whole event or merely...


Samsung Galaxy Core Mini 4G for China Mobile goes official

Samsung Galaxy Core Mini 4G for China Mobile goes official

30 June, 2014 | comments (20)

Samsung China has unveiled the Galaxy Core Mini 4G, a portable single-SIM smartphone running Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. The Samsung Galaxy Core Mini 4G featuers a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1.5GB of RAM. The chipset, while not...

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LG G3 may hit T-Mobile USA in mid-July

LG G3 may hit T-Mobile USA in mid-July

29 June, 2014 | comments (4)

"Inside sources" claim that T-Mobile USA is readying an Android trio for a mid-to-late July launch. The leader of the pack is LG's latest flagship, the LG G3, will arrive first on July 16 which undercuts the Verizon launch by a day. The LG G3...


Week 26 in review: Android L, Android One program, Nokia X2

Week 26 in review: Android L, Android One program, Nokia X2

27 June, 2014 | comments (3)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 26 of 2014 was yet another busy ride with plenty of new announcements so you are in for a long read. This week's...


Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

28 June, 2014 | comments (20)

This is the new edition of Counterclockwise, where we'll be taking a look at all of the most significant news articles that happened during this week over the past several years. The last week of June has seen plenty of hardware announcements from...


Gold Samsung Galaxy F pictured again in leaked render

Gold Samsung Galaxy F pictured again in leaked render

27 June, 2014 | comments (55)

The Samsung Galaxy F just keeps on leaking. The device that's said to be a premium version of the already released Galaxy S5 has been pictured again in gold. The new leaked render definitely looks like it's from the same batch as some others...