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Names of first two Tizen phones leak: Redwood and Melius

Names of first two Tizen phones leak: Redwood and Melius

07 May, 2013 | comments (65)

Samsung retired Bada in favor of Tizen earlier this year but we’re yet to see a Tizen phone officially announced (not counting developer prototypes). Unofficially, however, there’s the Samsung I8805 Redwood and I8800 Melius, which showed up in some...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


AT&T will begin selling 32GB Samsung Galaxy S4 on May 10

AT&T will begin selling 32GB Samsung Galaxy S4 on May 10

06 May, 2013 | comments (47)

AT&T announced pricing and availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4 with 32GB of built-in memory. The smartphone will be available on May 10 for $249.99 with a two-year commitment to the carrier. Given the relatively modest price increase over...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy Core

Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy Core

06 May, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Core smartphone. The Galaxy Core is a mid-range device and comes with optional dual-SIM support. Other features include 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4.3-inch WVGA (800 x 480) resolution...


comScore sees Apple’s Q1 market share up in US

comScore sees Apple’s Q1 market share up in US

04 May, 2013 | comments (35)

The comScore market analysis group has released its findings for the three month period ending in March of 2013. Apple has seen the biggest point change among all of the manufacturers polled, with a 2.7% increase in market share amongst smartphone...


Samsung Galaxy S Advance gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update

Samsung Galaxy S Advance gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update

03 May, 2013 | comments (361)

Samsung has announced the roll out of the much-awaited Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for its Galaxy S Advance smartphones. Users of the device had a wait which was a bit longer than usual, but, nevertheless, the update is finally here. The...

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US DoD approves BB10 and Samsung Knox

US DoD approves BB10 and Samsung Knox

03 May, 2013 | comments (29)

The US Department of Defense has confirmed that they have approved the use of devices running the BlackBerry 10 operating system and the BlackBerry PlayBook with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 on their network. But BlackBerry 10 is not the...


Samsung Galaxy Note III to pack Exynos 5 Octa, 8-core Mali-450

Samsung Galaxy Note III to pack Exynos 5 Octa, 8-core Mali-450

02 May, 2013 | comments (172)

The Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa platform couldn't make it to all the Galaxy S4 flagships, so it was replaced by the fastest Snapdragon chipset available at that moment - the Snapdragon 600. According to SamMobile's trusted insider, all Galaxy Note...


Samsung Galaxy S4 on Sprint gets its first OTA update

Samsung Galaxy S4 on Sprint gets its first OTA update

30 April, 2013 | comments (32)

Samsung's latest flagship smartphone is now available across the globe and the smartphone is now up for grabs in the US after the initial delay. The good news for all the Galaxy S4 consumers on Sprint is that the device is now getting its first OTA...


US variants of Galaxy S4 ship with locked bootloaders

US variants of Galaxy S4 ship with locked bootloaders

30 April, 2013 | comments (49)

CyanogenMod developed Steve Kondik has confirmed in his post on Google+ that the AT&T version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a locked bootloader. As you may know, an unlocked or unlockable bootloader is imperative if you want to run a...


Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, with new S4-like design

Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, with new S4-like design

29 April, 2013 | comments (90)

Samsung announced a brand new 7" Android tablet, dubbed Galaxy Tab 3 7.0. It brings the now familiar S4 styling (just like its 8" cousin) and comes in Wi-Fi and 3G versions, with the 3G one being fully voice call capable. It even adds a proximity...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC President pleased with the Galaxy S4 reviews

HTC President pleased with the Galaxy S4 reviews

29 April, 2013 | comments (109)

A majority of the Samsung Galaxy S4 reviews hit the internet this past week (although ours was out a month ago because that's just how we roll) and although Samsung should be generally pleased with the response the phone has received it seems HTC...

Tags: HTC, Samsung, Android


Alleged image of Samsung Galaxy Note III appears online

Alleged image of Samsung Galaxy Note III appears online

28 April, 2013 | comments (244)

The rumors of the next generation Samsung Galaxy Note phablet are growing thick and fast. An alleged image of the Galaxy Note III phablet has appeared online, sporting a 5.9-inch display. According to a report from MyDrivers, the upcoming...


More Samsung Galaxy S4 Exynos 5 Octa benchmarks surface

More Samsung Galaxy S4 Exynos 5 Octa benchmarks surface

28 April, 2013 | comments (121)

The fourth generation Galaxy S smartphone was launched with two different processor variants, one with Snapdragon 600 chipset on board and the other with the company’s own Exynos 5 Octa platform. The folks at FoneArena have got their hands on the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung extends smartphone lead in Q1, LG climbs to third

Samsung extends smartphone lead in Q1, LG climbs to third

26 April, 2013 | comments (152)

IDC has come out with its report on the global smartphone market and the cellphone market in general in the first quarter of this year. The numbers show that smartphones continue to pick up speed and have finally managed to outsell feature...


DisplayMate tests Galaxy S4 screen, gives it the thumbs up

DisplayMate tests Galaxy S4 screen, gives it the thumbs up

26 April, 2013 | comments (65)

DisplayMate is known for detailed, highly technical reviews of displays – including smartphone displays. The latest review showcases the Samsung’s progress with Super AMOLED and the Samsung Galaxy S4. The 5” 1080p display has a 441ppi pixel...

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Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S4 goes official, Exynos 5 Octa in tow

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S4 goes official, Exynos 5 Octa in tow

26 April, 2013 | comments (86)

We’ve known that there will be a dual-SIM version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 since before the smartphone was even official. Now Samsung has officially unveiled the I9502 Galaxy S4 with two SIM slots. It has almost the exact same specs as the I9500,...


Samsung Galaxy S4 launched in India for Rs. 41,500

Samsung Galaxy S4 launched in India for Rs. 41,500

26 April, 2013 | comments (137)

Just as we reported earlier, Samsung has launched its flagship Android smartphone - the Galaxy S4 - in India today. The Galaxy S4 is priced at Rs. 41,500 ($765) and will go on sale as early as tomorrow. The pricing and availability comes as a...


Samsung releases Q1 2013 earnings, posts $7.9 billion profit

Samsung releases Q1 2013 earnings, posts $7.9 billion profit

25 April, 2013 | comments (36)

Samsung released its Q1 2013 earnings report. The company's financial performance fell right in line with the financial guidance it released earlier this month. Thanks to strong smartphone and tablet sales, Samsung achieved an...

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Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Core leaks before announcement

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Core leaks before announcement

25 April, 2013 | comments (73)

Samsung might be busy with the market release of the Galaxy S4 flagship, but it is also hard working on a new devices. The latest leak sheds some light on the upcoming GT-I8262 Galaxy Core smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy Core is reportedly a...


Samsung Galaxy S4 delayed in the US, blames high demand

Samsung Galaxy S4 delayed in the US, blames high demand

25 April, 2013 | comments (78)

USA's T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon won't have the Galaxy S4 stock as scheduled. As it seems Samsung can't manufacture enough units of its flagship to cope with the demand. That's right, the unexpected global demand for the Samsung Galaxy S4 is...