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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...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Samsung Galaxy S5 to be €60 cheaper than S4 at launch

Samsung Galaxy S5 to be €60 cheaper than S4 at launch

20 March, 2014 | comments (67)

The South Korean publication ZDNet has confirmation on the Taiwanese launch price of the Galaxy S5 - TWD22,800 (KRW800,600 or €540). This is good €60 (KRW90,000) below the Galaxy S4 launch price of €600 from last year. It seems the previous...


Samsung SM-G750 leaks, could be the Galaxy S5 Neo

Samsung SM-G750 leaks, could be the Galaxy S5 Neo

20 March, 2014 | comments (24)

The UAP (user agent profile) of a yet unofficial Samsung smartphone has been uploaded to the company's servers. The device called SM-G750A, which suggests it is most probably headed to AT&T. According to the information we were able to...


Samsung teases a

Samsung teases a "new level" announcement for tomorrow

18 March, 2014 | comments (57)

Samsung Russia is teasing a new phone on Twitter - a “device on a new level” that will be unveiled tomorrow. The image shows a portion of the devices back painted in a bright color. There are five color dots above the date, one of which...

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Details of entry-level KitKat Android Samsung G310 surface

Details of entry-level KitKat Android Samsung G310 surface

18 March, 2014 | comments (28)

Android 4.4 KitKat supports fairly low-end devices with as little as 512MB. It wasn’t meant for aging devices though, instead it was to enable affordable new handsets. One of those will be the Samsung G310. It was certified by the FCC, showrf up...


Production issues may be plaguing the Galaxy S5 camera

Production issues may be plaguing the Galaxy S5 camera

17 March, 2014 | comments (59)

A new, home-brewed ISOCELL sensor is at the heart of the Samsung Galaxy S5 camera, but it turns out there's a new, complicated lens system too. Perhaps too complicated – ETNews is reporting that Samsung sees only 20-30% of the desired yield on the...


Vodafone UK gets exclusive rights to Galaxy S5 gold color option

Vodafone UK gets exclusive rights to Galaxy S5 gold color option

17 March, 2014 | comments (25)

Vodafone UK has announced that it has acquired exclusive rights to the gold color option for the Samsung Galaxy S5. The phone was announced in four color options, the others being black, white and blue but it seems if you're in the UK and want to...


Android-powered Samsung G9098 flip phone headed to China

Android-powered Samsung G9098 flip phone headed to China

17 March, 2014 | comments (13)

There are flip smartphones we never hear about due to their very limited availability. Samsung has such gadgets for some Asian markets with the most notable one being the Galaxy Golden. It was released last November with dual Super AMOLED displays...


Samsung ATIV SE press image leaks out on Twitter

Samsung ATIV SE press image leaks out on Twitter

15 March, 2014 | comments (50)

An alleged press photo of Samsung ATIV SE made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. Previously known as Samsung Huron, the Windows Phone handset is bound for Verizon Wireless in the United States. Update, March 22: @evleaks has released...


Quad-core Samsung  Galaxy S3 Slim quietly launched

Quad-core Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim quietly launched

15 March, 2014 | comments (86)

Samsung has very quietly launched a new smartphone: the Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim in the Brazilian market. The name is a bit misleading, considering that the specs of the S3 Slim are some way below the original Galaxy S3. The phone is...

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New Samsung Galaxy Beam spotted at Tenaa

New Samsung Galaxy Beam spotted at Tenaa

15 March, 2014 | comments (33)

Samsung’s Beam phones with built-in pico projectors never really caught on, but the company has another one in the works. The Samsung SM-G3858 builds on its predecessor while staying in the mid-range. The phone was certified by Tenaa, which is...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 to launch on March 27 in Malaysia

Samsung Galaxy S5 to launch on March 27 in Malaysia

14 March, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 during the MWC in Barcelona last month. The flagship is going to become available internationally on April 11. As it turns out though some markets may be getting the Galaxy S5 even earlier. The three biggest...


Samsung CEO denies a more premium Galaxy S5 in the works

Samsung CEO denies a more premium Galaxy S5 in the works

14 March, 2014 | comments (87)

The rumors about an upcoming premium version of the newly announced Galaxy S5 flagship has emerged shortly after the official premiere. The new model was rumored to pack a 4K display and a metal body. In 2013 we saw similar rumors about an...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom to have a 19MP camera, 4.8

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom to have a 19MP camera, 4.8" screen

14 March, 2014 | comments (73)

Samsung is going forward with the Zoom line of camera phones – the Galaxy S5 Zoom has arrived at the GFXBench database, revealing several key specs. The device has the model number SM-C115 and has been in testing since earlier this year. The...


Samsung launches Galaxy S4 Black Edition in UK, costs £500

Samsung launches Galaxy S4 Black Edition in UK, costs £500

14 March, 2014 | comments (36)

Samsung introduced a new variant of its Galaxy S4 smartphone named Black Edition a month ago and the company had said that the device would go on sale in selected markets. One of those regions to offer the gorgeous looking new Galaxy S4 variant is...

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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 released in Korea

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 released in Korea

13 March, 2014 | comments (21)

It looks like Samsung has made their Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone available on its home soil in Korea. The phone costs 517,000 K. Won, the equivalent of about $484 USD, which does seem pretty steep for the handset. The Grand 2 packs a 5.25”...

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SIM-free Sony Xperia Z2 UK pricing and availability confirmed

SIM-free Sony Xperia Z2 UK pricing and availability confirmed

12 March, 2014 | comments (61)

At the end of February, the first pre-orders for the Sony Xperia Z2 began at £564, but back then it was noted that official pricing is yet to be confirmed. And today we have the real deal as Clove UK has listed Sony's flagship at £540. The...

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