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Samsung's first Tizen phone delayed yet again

Samsung's first Tizen phone delayed yet again

12 July, 2014 | comments (61)

Samsung has been promising a Tizen phone for quite some time now, however, the device has hit its fair share of setbacks. Recently, the Korean manufacturer made plans to release the Samsung Z in Russia, and the handset was even going to debut at a...

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Samsung Galaxy Ace NXT goes on sale in India

Samsung Galaxy Ace NXT goes on sale in India

11 July, 2014 | comments (27)

It's only been a few hours since we first heard about the upcoming Galaxy V, and now another entry-level Samsung smartphone is in the news. The Galaxy Ace NXT is apparently already in stock at one particular retailer from Mumbai, India. Below you...

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Exynos ModAP is first Samsung chipset with integrated LTE

Exynos ModAP is first Samsung chipset with integrated LTE

11 July, 2014 | comments (19)

Qualcomm owes a lot of its current chipset domination on the best (until recently only in town) on-chip LTE connectivity. Samsung is a company that likes to use its own building blocks and the Exynos ModAP comes to fill the void of an LTE Cat. 4...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Samsung Galaxy F is now Bluetooth certified, it seems

Samsung Galaxy F is now Bluetooth certified, it seems

11 July, 2014 | comments (33)

Samsung has churned out several Galaxy S5 versions already but it's not nearly done. The Samsung G901F received its Bluetooth certification and of course there are speculations that it's the mysterious Galaxy F. The Galaxy S5 model numbers are...


Entry-level Samsung Galaxy V appears in a retail listing

Entry-level Samsung Galaxy V appears in a retail listing

11 July, 2014 | comments (28)

Another day, another entry level smartphone from Samsung! A retail listing from Vietnam reveals that the South Korean giant is gearing up to introduce a new smartphone dubbed Galaxy V to attract entry-level users. Samsung Galaxy V will come out...

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Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon will be allegedly announcing a new promotional campaign dubbed Big Red later today. The marketing effort will allow you to pick up a smartphone for half of its current price tag. According to a report, Verizon’s Big Red promo offer...


Samsung may announce new Exynos chipset today

Samsung may announce new Exynos chipset today

10 July, 2014 | comments (26)

Samsung teased a new Exynos announcement today via its official Exynos social account on Twitter. The teaser is very short, with just a teasing text and a cool picture. The tweet says: Tomorrow we have something new and exciting to show you. Stay...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Control your Google camera app with Android Wear

Control your Google camera app with Android Wear

09 July, 2014 | comments (6)

Ever want to control your Google camera application from a distance? Well big G has added a nifty little update that might tickle your fancy: you'll soon be able to control your phone or tablet's camera shutter from your Android Wear...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Apple loses voice recognition patent case in China

Apple loses voice recognition patent case in China

09 July, 2014 | comments (59)

Apple recently took the Zhizen Internet Technology company to court to prove that they didn't commit patent infringement on the Chinese company's voice recognition software. The Beijing First Intermediate Court however, ruled that Apple's lawsuit...

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Two new Samsung phones surface via benchmark

Two new Samsung phones surface via benchmark

09 July, 2014 | comments (47)

A couple of yet unheard of Samsung smartphones have been spotted getting results over at GFXBench. They are the SM-G5308W and the SM-G8508S. The former is a lower-midrange offering that sports Qualcomm's first ever 64-bit mobile chipset (the...

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Samsung's shotgun approach to selling phones fails in Q2

Samsung's shotgun approach to selling phones fails in Q2

08 July, 2014 | comments (114)

Samsung's been hitting every market of the cell phone game for a while now, hitting and excelling in the low, mid, and top tiers of the industry. However, the company's Q2 2014 earnings projections reflect a drop in profits compared to its 2013 Q2...

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Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

08 July, 2014 | comments (68)

According to data coming from ABI Reseach, which includes analysis, market data and insights, the top 20 best selling devices in the first quarter of the year are dominated by Apple and Samsung. Apple has two devices in that period which saw good...


Another spy shot of the Samsung Galaxy F appears

Another spy shot of the Samsung Galaxy F appears

05 July, 2014 | comments (40)

Wherever a Galaxy F goes, a photo of the visit is bound to leak. Yesterday we showed you a live image picturing the Galaxy F metal framing. Our insider source claimed the removable back is made of plastic, while the frame is identical with the...


Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

05 July, 2014 | comments (2)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 27 of 2014 was marked by five new Galaxy smartphones, but also plenty of rumors about the new flagship wave coming in the...


Samsung Galaxy F first live photo appears, check it out

Samsung Galaxy F first live photo appears, check it out

04 July, 2014 | comments (76)

Samsung Galaxy F, the more premium version of the Galaxy S5 flagship, has been in the rumorlands since forever. All the rumors have a few things in common - a metal chassis, a QHD display and Snapdragon 805 chipset with 3GB of RAM. The Galaxy F...


BlackBerry CEO takes a dig at Android KNOX security

BlackBerry CEO takes a dig at Android KNOX security

04 July, 2014 | comments (74)

It's not everyday you see the BlackBerry CEO talk smack about its competitors but that's what John Chen has been doing since Google announced it will incorporating Samsung's KNOX technology in the next version of Android. Chen wrote a long...


Apple is #1 in US smartphone market share; Android top OS

Apple is #1 in US smartphone market share; Android top OS

03 July, 2014 | comments (76)

ComScore has gathered some metrics on US smartphone market share, and the company’s research reveals that Apple’s smartphones take up the majority of the US market, while Android is the top smartphone OS in the nation. By comScore’s...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini goes up for pre-order in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini goes up for pre-order in the UK

03 July, 2014 | comments (10)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini became official just a couple of days ago, and now you can already pre-order one if you're in the UK. So far, only one retailer has announced a price for the handset. So if you absolutely must pre-order a Galaxy S5 Mini...

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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 (204)

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...