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Octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 gets a performance update too

Octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 gets a performance update too

25 July, 2014 | comments (30)

The octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 is getting the same 200MB update that its Snapdragon-based twin received yesterday. The update has a rather short change log "improved performance" but no details on how and what got faster. The update will...


Samsung launches Galaxy TabQ with 7 display in China

Samsung launches Galaxy TabQ with 7 display in China

25 July, 2014 | comments (16)

Samsung has officially launched its mid-range Galaxy TabQ tablet in the Chinese land. The tablet will be compatible with China Mobile and China Unicom. The Galaxy TabQ sports a 7-inch TFT display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The tablet...

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Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 LTE-A now getting KitKat

Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 LTE-A now getting KitKat

24 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Today the time has finally come for the update to Android 4.4 KitKat to reach the internationally sold Samsung GT-I9506. This, you may remember, is a Galaxy S4 variant that launched last fall sporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, as opposed...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks in another set of images

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks in another set of images

24 July, 2014 | comments (51)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaked just a few hours ago in its first live images. The source also shed some light on the specs - a 4.7" Super AMOLED display, LTE-enabled Exynos chipset, 32GB non-expandable storage, fingerprint and hear-rate sensors, Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks, comes with a 4.7

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks, comes with a 4.7" display

24 July, 2014 | comments (65)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha has recently joined our rumor mill via a small leaked photo. What we knew is the Alpha smartphone has metallic iPhone-like frame and plastic rear cover. The specs also differed from the constantly leaking Galaxy F - the Galaxy...


Alleged specs of Sony Xperia Z3 surface

Alleged specs of Sony Xperia Z3 surface

23 July, 2014 | comments (74)

Unlike most of its competitors, Sony refreshes its flagship Android line up twice every year. It looks like the company is already gearing up to introduce the next-generation Xperia Z smartphone, as the rumors and leaks have started to pour...


Update brings improved performance to Euro Galaxy S5

Update brings improved performance to Euro Galaxy S5

23 July, 2014 | comments (41)

The European Samsung Galaxy S5 is currently receiving an over the air update that carries performance improvements with it. The update comes in two parts - the first one is the huge chunk clocking in at 194MB and right after it comes a 1MB...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos rolls to international markets

Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos rolls to international markets

21 July, 2014 | comments (25)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos LTE (carrying the model number G9009D) has been available in China since April and now it is rolling out to international markets as well. The first set of countries where the phone is now available are the United Arab...

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Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

19 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 29 of 2014 wasn't as busy as the past few weeks, but it still brought us some cool hardware and brought news of several major...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 home-baked app list leaks

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 home-baked app list leaks

18 July, 2014 | comments (85)

evleaks is at it again and this time the inside scoop are some interesting APKs for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet. The APKs can give us a good hint at some upcoming features that'll be avaible on the phone. Some of these seem par the...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Duos receives Android 4.4 KitKat

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Duos receives Android 4.4 KitKat

18 July, 2014 | comments (131)

The plain, 'vanilla' Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini still hasn't been on the receiving end of the update to Android 4.4 KitKat. This despite the fact that the S4 Mini Black Edition started getting the new software in mid-June. And today it's the dual-SIM...

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Android 4.4.2 KitKat heading to Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom

Android 4.4.2 KitKat heading to Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom

16 July, 2014 | comments (8)

Back in 2013, when Samsung first tried its hand at merging a smartphone with a point-and-shoot camera, the Galaxy S4 zoom was outed with Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean on board. Now, the robust smartphone/shooter is receiving the latest Android 4.4.2...


Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

15 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Ever think about picking up one of Verizon's prepaid plans, but you were put off by the lack of LTE phone support? Well Big Red has finally loosened up and allowed users rocking LTE capable handsets on its prepaid smartphone plans. There are some...


Larger iPhone 6 may not be released; good news for Samsung

Larger iPhone 6 may not be released; good news for Samsung

15 July, 2014 | comments (154)

Apple seems to have addressed consumers' biggest gripe with the iPhone with its upcoming iPhone 6: screen size. The Cupertino-based tech company allegedly has two smartphones in the pipeline with different screen sizes: 4.7 and 5.5, which should...

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Low-end Samsung Tizen phone apparently in the works

Low-end Samsung Tizen phone apparently in the works

15 July, 2014 | comments (5)

Remember Tizen, the mobile operating system that some people claimed would make Samsung drop Android? It's not doing so well. The first handset from the Korean maker that was supposed to run Tizen has been delayed indefinitely. So it might be a...

Tags: Tizen, Samsung


Samsung files for a patent on a new Galaxy Note S Pen feature

Samsung files for a patent on a new Galaxy Note S Pen feature

14 July, 2014 | comments (42)

Samsung has filled for a patent in its homeland Korea. The new feature, which the company is working on, will be intended for the Galaxy Note series. The new patent filling reveals that the South Korean manufacturer is working on a method to...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha may be unveiled in a month

Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha may be unveiled in a month

14 July, 2014 | comments (45)

Rumors of a new, metal-clad Galaxy line are back, this time from South Korean site ETnews.com. The article is light on detail but cites industry insiders who claim the Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be unveiled on August 13. The Alpha line is intended...


Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 gets Android 4.4 KitKat

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 gets Android 4.4 KitKat

14 July, 2014 | comments (405)

Samsung has begun rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat firmware for the Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone. The update includes all Android features up to version 4.4.2 plus updated TouchWiz launcher. The first market to get the update is India, where the...


Possible Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo gets benchmarked

Possible Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo gets benchmarked

14 July, 2014 | comments (24)

Samsung was expected to decorate its Galaxy S5 smartphone with usual spin-offs like the Active, mini, Zoom and the company did not disappoint us. In fact, it looks like we will be treated with one more Galaxy S5 variant in the form of Galaxy S5...


Samsung teases retina scanner, perhaps coming to Galaxy Note 4

Samsung teases retina scanner, perhaps coming to Galaxy Note 4

14 July, 2014 | comments (44)

Early Galaxy S5 rumors talked of a retina scanner but the finished device used a fingerprint scanner for its biometric security. Now Samsung is teasing the Galaxy Note 4 through its SamsungExynos Twitter account, showing a phablet-like device that...