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Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime SM-G906 pops up in import docs

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime SM-G906 pops up in import docs

26 May, 2014 | comments (15)

Import manifest reveals that the Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime (with a model number SM-G906) has arrived in Delhi Airport, India. The phone is coming from South Korea and is marked for testing and evaluation purposes. In the import document, the Galaxy...


Canalys: Pebble leads smart wearable sector in Q1, 2014

Canalys: Pebble leads smart wearable sector in Q1, 2014

24 May, 2014 | comments (11)

2014 is said to be the year of the wearable devices as the industry embraces the newest trend. The market for the wearable tech is booming like never before and according to Canalys, there were 2.7 million wearable bands shipped across the globe in...

Tags: Samsung, Sony, Misc


Press image of Samsung Galaxy S5 Active appears on Twitter

Press image of Samsung Galaxy S5 Active appears on Twitter

24 May, 2014 | comments (32)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active made an unscheduled appearance yet again. This time around, a press image of an AT&T version of the rugged smartphone made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. The leaked image holds absolutely no surprises....


Samsung and LG to start using sapphire displays

Samsung and LG to start using sapphire displays

23 May, 2014 | comments (170)

Apple has invested heavily in producing Sapphire displays for the upcoming iPhone 6. The coating is the same technology that watch manufacturers have been using for some time now to protect the faces of their timepieces from unwanted nicks and...

Tags: LG, Samsung, Rumors, Apple


Samsung Galaxy Tab S prices show up ahead of launch

Samsung Galaxy Tab S prices show up ahead of launch

23 May, 2014 | comments (17)

Samsung is preparing to introduce its first duet of AMOLED screen-packing tablets, namely the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4. Thanks to a Finnish retailer Multitronic we can now get a glimpse at the European pricing of the two...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Active new video confirms 5.2

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active new video confirms 5.2" screen

23 May, 2014 | comments (26)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active stars in a new video today courtesy of TK Tech News. This is the third video of the phone to make the rounds this week and it confirms some of the previously rumored specs. According to the man behind the video,...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Get an Unlimited Everything plan for $20 in the US

Get an Unlimited Everything plan for $20 in the US

22 May, 2014 | comments (41)

US cell provider, FreedomPop, promised to give free cell phone use to anyone with a compatible cell phone, however, there was a catch: you could only use 200 minutes a month, 500 texts, and a paltry 500MB of data. Then, you’d get charged an...


Market Monitor: Apple is the top US smartphone supplier in Q1

Market Monitor: Apple is the top US smartphone supplier in Q1

22 May, 2014 | comments (28)

According to newly released research data from Market Monitor, Apple is the top smartphone supplier in the United States in Q1 this year. Samsung on the other hand, is the top handset supplier in the country. As you can see above, the...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Samsung Master is a clamshell feature phone for South Korea

Samsung Master is a clamshell feature phone for South Korea

22 May, 2014 | comments (25)

Samsung unveiled another flip phone, but this one isn't Android-powered. Despite being a feature phone the Samsung Master borrows some of the trademark features of the company's flagships. This includes faux leather look, a pedometer and emergency...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has an Active key, barometer

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has an Active key, barometer

22 May, 2014 | comments (19)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active that's been the star of several videos so far is back for more. The topic of the first video is the Active key – since capacitive touchscreens don't work underwater you need hardware buttons to operate the...


Galaxy S4 I9505 gets an update with Kids Mode and KNOX 2.0

Galaxy S4 I9505 gets an update with Kids Mode and KNOX 2.0

22 May, 2014 | comments (30)

Samsung has already rolled out Android 4.4 KitKat firmware to the Galaxy S4 (both I9500 and I9505 versions). It included new TouchWiz goodies we've seen before in the Galaxy Note 3, but it was lacking a few things like Kids Mode and KNOX 2.0. As it...


Gold-painted Samsung Galaxy S5 hits all major US carriers

Gold-painted Samsung Galaxy S5 hits all major US carriers

21 May, 2014 | comments (41)

If you've been on the lookout for a Samsung Galaxy S5 in the US, but have so far failed to find one in the right color for you, you'll be glad to learn that you'll get another option starting from May 30. Today Samsung officially announced that this...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace ban upheld in Netherlands

Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace ban upheld in Netherlands

21 May, 2014 | comments (26)

A Dutch Appeals Court has upheld the sales ban ordered by a lower Dutch court in the far 2011, which banned the sales of Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace in the Netherlands on grounds that they infringed on Apple patents. Upholding the sales...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Active gets handled on video

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active gets handled on video

20 May, 2014 | comments (38)

The yet to be announced Samsung Galaxy S5 Active made an unscheduled appearance in a hands-on video. An AT&T version of the device with the model number SM-G870A (in line with past leaks) took part in a four-minute long clip. The brief video...


Virgin Mobile and Boost now sell Samsung Galaxy S5

Virgin Mobile and Boost now sell Samsung Galaxy S5

20 May, 2014 | comments (7)

As reported earlier, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available from Virgin Mobile. Additionally, Boost Mobile is also now offering the latest flagship smartphone from the current market leader. Virgin Mobile is asking for $600 for the unlocked...


Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 display detailed

Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 display detailed

20 May, 2014 | comments (115)

We've been contacted by our source once again, who sent us a table detailing the upcoming Samsung phones and tablets. This time it includes a new device – the N910 T (Muscat), better known as the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The expected model number...


ABI Research: Apple rules tablet market, but Samsung catches up

ABI Research: Apple rules tablet market, but Samsung catches up

19 May, 2014 | comments (24)

Technology market intelligence company ABI Research has posted its report on the tablet market in the first quarter of the year. The numbers show a familiar picture - Apple is in the lead with Samsung coming in second. What is more interesting is...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple chooses Innolux as third iPhone 6 display maker

Apple chooses Innolux as third iPhone 6 display maker

19 May, 2014 | comments (45)

A Taiwanese news outlet reports that Apple has chosen display company Innolux to handle a third of the overall iPhone 6 screen panel production. Samsung, Innolux and Sharp were in the running to get the order from Apple, but reportedly the Cupertino...


Samsung G9098 Android-powered flip phone crops up in China

Samsung G9098 Android-powered flip phone crops up in China

19 May, 2014 | comments (40)

If you travel the world you'll see all sorts of wonders – beautiful landscapes, impressive architecture and people still using flip phones. While the clamshell design is well past its peak and mostly survives in the feature phone market, Samsung...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Alleged live photos of Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime hit the web

Alleged live photos of Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime hit the web

18 May, 2014 | comments (128)

Alleged live photos of the yet to be annoucned Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime made the rounds online. The images allow us to catch a glimpse of the front and the back of the much talked about metal-clad handset. As you can see in the photo above,...