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Samsung Galaxy S5 on AT&T gets Lollipop update too

Samsung Galaxy S5 on AT&T gets Lollipop update too

08 April, 2015 | comments (10)

Yesterday AT&T started rolling out the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy S4. A bit odd was the fact that the newer Galaxy S5 hadn't yet received the Android version bump at that point, and usually older devices get updates later...


Samsung Galaxy J5 and J7 specs leak

Samsung Galaxy J5 and J7 specs leak

08 April, 2015 | comments (15)

The Galaxy J-series is part of Samsung's recent mobile portfolio expansion and representative of the new, single-letter naming convention, which could finally put some order in the manufacturer's lineup. Currently, we have only seen one member of...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 with a new 64-bit chipset

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 with a new 64-bit chipset

08 April, 2015 | comments (6)

Samsung has been testing an updated version of the Galaxy Tab 4 family for quite some time. The Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 was the first spotted running a brand new CPU and now rumors about the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 following suit have been confirmed. The...

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AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 is now receiving Lollipop update

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 is now receiving Lollipop update

07 April, 2015 | comments (45)

It looks like the HTC One (M8) isn't the only handset sold by AT&T that's getting a new Android version today. The latest update to Android 5.0 Lollipop is now rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S4 devices bought from AT&T. The Galaxy S4 has been on the...


Samsung Galaxy S6 Active shows up in AT&T inventory listing

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active shows up in AT&T inventory listing

07 April, 2015 | comments (12)

Last year Samsung outed the Galaxy S5 Active to complement the 'vanilla' S5, and this year should see the same thing happen all over again with the Galaxy S6. The S6 Active has already seen its specs leaked, so now we're just waiting to see some...

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Samsung’s Q1 2015 earnings guidance points at dip in profits

Samsung’s Q1 2015 earnings guidance points at dip in profits

06 April, 2015 | comments (31)

Samsung revealed its earnings guidance for the first quarter of this year. The Korean giant expects to post consolidated operating profit of around 5.9 trillion Korean won ( about $5.4 billion) from 47 trillion won of revenue (about $43.2...

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Galaxy S6 and S6 edge now shipping to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge now shipping to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

06 April, 2015 | comments (10)

AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile begun fulfilling the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge pre-orders today. The units have been dispatched and will arrive to customers tomorrow. All major US carriers are offering the Galaxy S6 duo, but apparently...

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Samsung publishes its own official bend test, Galaxy S6 survives

Samsung publishes its own official bend test, Galaxy S6 survives

06 April, 2015 | comments (51)

In a rebuttal to the published video where a Galaxy S6 edge gets bent beyond repair, Samsung has issued a statement complete with a video detailing its own testing procedures. The company claims that the SquareTrade test does not indicate typical...

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Samsung denies paying people to attend S6 launch event in China

Samsung denies paying people to attend S6 launch event in China

06 April, 2015 | comments (47)

Samsung has responded to a report that came out yesterday, that claimed that half of the thousand-odd people that attended the Galaxy S6 launch event in Shanghai were paid to attend the event. According to the company, the report is "totally...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 14

The Top 10 trending phones of week 14

05 April, 2015 | comments (12)

Another week and another trending devices list. Looking at the top 10 most-interesting devices in our database, there are some quite expected results, but major curveballs are also present. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the...


Did Samsung pay people to attend its S6 press conference in China?

Did Samsung pay people to attend its S6 press conference in China?

05 April, 2015 | comments (264)

Nearly half of the fans who attended Samsung's recent press conference in China were hired, according to a report from Shanghai-based news outlet The Paper. The event, which was held a couple of days ago to show off the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge...

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Sprint to begin shipping Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge on April 6

Sprint to begin shipping Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge on April 6

04 April, 2015 | comments (10)

Samsung’s latest devices, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, are already up for pre-order from US carrier Sprint, and now the latter has announced that it will start shipping the handsets on April 6. "Samsung GS6 starts shipping Monday!...


Android 5.0 Lollipop hits Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Android 5.0 Lollipop hits Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Note 4

03 April, 2015 | comments (44)

After having been received by both AT&T's and Sprint's respective versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 already, the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop is now on its way to Verizon's model. The carrier nicknamed Big Red has published the update...


Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9 and iPhone 6 undergo bend test

Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9 and iPhone 6 undergo bend test

03 April, 2015 | comments (213)

Dredging up a controversial issue from the past, Square Trade decided to redo Bendgate tests this time including the new Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9. The phones were tested twice – once until they visibly bend and again until they are...

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Samsung to make Apple A9 chips for the next iPhone

Samsung to make Apple A9 chips for the next iPhone

03 April, 2015 | comments (112)

Samsung Electronics has reportedly bagged an order to manufacture mobile chips for the next generation Apple products. Bloomberg reported that Samsung has will make the Apple A9 chipset meant to be used in next generation iPhone and iPad...


Next Samsung Exynos to pack custom cores

Next Samsung Exynos to pack custom cores

03 April, 2015 | comments (83)

In most electronics nowadays performance is king and the more bit-crunching power you can put out, the better. This is not exactly the case with smartphones, though, where power efficiency is equally if not more important. This being said,...

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Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport now receiving Lollipop update

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport now receiving Lollipop update

02 April, 2015 | comments (7)

Samsung is continuing its Lollipop update rollouts. The latest device made by the Korean company to get the new Android version is the Galaxy S5 Sport for Sprint. This model has been exclusive to this particular carrier, and it's somewhere in...


Galaxy Note 4 gets Lollipop in Baltics, Brazil, India and UAE

Galaxy Note 4 gets Lollipop in Baltics, Brazil, India and UAE

02 April, 2015 | comments (69)

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android Lollipop rollout continues in even more countries. The update is already available for download in Europe and USA, but now even more markets board the Lollipop train. As of today Galaxy Note 4 units across...


Antutu performance report is out: Exynos 7420 in the lead

Antutu performance report is out: Exynos 7420 in the lead

01 April, 2015 | comments (116)

With the first quarter of 2015 behind us, Antutu was quick to publish its statistics for the current state of performance in the smartphone realm. The numbers leave little doubt who holds the crown, with the Samsung Galaxy S6 in a league of its...


Samsung Galaxy J7 revealed in user agent profile leak

Samsung Galaxy J7 revealed in user agent profile leak

01 April, 2015 | comments (5)

New information has surfaced about an upcoming Samsung device - the Galaxy J7. It belongs to the budget-oriented family of the Galaxy J1, which was released in February and it will probably be the Korean giant's next budget phablet offer. The...