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Samsung hosting an event on May 28 around health

Samsung hosting an event on May 28 around health

02 May, 2014 | comments (37)

Samsung has started sending out invites for an event in San Francisco, held on May 28. As usual, there is no explicit mention of the purpose of the event, other than a short message saying 'A new conversation around health is about to...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 mini support page spotted on official site

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini support page spotted on official site

01 May, 2014 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 mini has been rumored for a long time and we’ve encountered its SM-G800 model number a few times. This time it’s right on Samsung’s official web site (the Finnish portal in particular). Unfortunately, the web page...


Samsung ships more smartphones than major competition combined

Samsung ships more smartphones than major competition combined

30 April, 2014 | comments (57)

Samsung is ubiquitous; there’s no doubt that they are a mobile powerhouse, however, the latest IDC quarterly update gives us a look into just how much of a powerhouse the Korean manufacturer is. 30.3% of total smartphone market share is...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition leaked by Google

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition leaked by Google

30 April, 2014 | comments (26)

Having Google Play Editions of all popular flagships has become somewhat of a tradition. Now that the Samsung Galaxy S5 has been around for a while many fans are wondering if it will also get the GPE treatment. Apparently, Samsung and Google...


SA: Samsung and Apple lose ground to Huawei and Lenovo

SA: Samsung and Apple lose ground to Huawei and Lenovo

29 April, 2014 | comments (57)

Strategy Analytics has released its latest report on the smartphone market. The smartphone shipments worldwide throughout the Q1 this year grew 33% annually setting another record with 281 million units. The mobile phone shipments (including...


Sprint's G Flex and Verizon's Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 get KitKat

Sprint's G Flex and Verizon's Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 get KitKat

29 April, 2014 | comments (2)

Two new Android 4.4 KitKat updates are now seeding Stateside. LG is now upgrading the G Flex on Sprint, while Samsung is doing the same for the Galaxy Note 10.1. The firmware update for the curved LG smartphone brings performance improvements,...


EU takes action to reduce smartphone patent wars

EU takes action to reduce smartphone patent wars

29 April, 2014 | comments (27)

The European Commission made a landmark ruling on Tuesday regarding an infringement claim by Motorola against Apple regarding the use of a standard-essential patent it had licensed. The Commission decreed that smartphone and tablet makers...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo leaks again, 5.1-inch display in tow

Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo leaks again, 5.1-inch display in tow

29 April, 2014 | comments (23)

The Samsung device that goes by the model number SM-G750 has popped up again on an Indian import database site Zauba. We've seen the model number before and speculations suggest it could turn out be the Galaxy S5 Neo. In its previous leak it sported...


Samsung’s Q1 2014 results reveal a net profit of $8.2billion

Samsung’s Q1 2014 results reveal a net profit of $8.2billion

29 April, 2014 | comments (28)

Samsung released its 1 2014 earnings report. In line with the earnings guidance from earlier this month, the Korean giant posted a net profit of 8.5 trillion won ($8.2 billion) from 53.68 trillion won ($51.8 billion) of revenue. The...

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Samsung announces the Galaxy K zoom camera phone

Samsung announces the Galaxy K zoom camera phone

29 April, 2014 | comments (66)

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy K zoom camera phone, the successor to the Galaxy S4 zoom launched last year. Like its predecessor, the Galaxy K zoom combines a regular smartphone with the hardware of a point and shoot camera. On...

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Rumored Galaxy S5 Prime spotted in India

Rumored Galaxy S5 Prime spotted in India

28 April, 2014 | comments (68)

There have been some murmurs that Samsung, in an effort to grab some of HTC's premium phone market share (and undoubtedly the upcoming iPhone 6's), release a high-end version of their Galaxy S5 phone, called the S5 Prime. The upgraded version of the...

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Samsung says only a few Galaxy S5 cameras are defective

Samsung says only a few Galaxy S5 cameras are defective

28 April, 2014 | comments (97)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has been having issues with its camera – namely, it stops working after a cryptic warning. Samsung has issued a statement saying the issue affects only a very limited number of devices. The company declined to specify an...

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Samsung teases upcoming Galaxy K on Instagram

Samsung teases upcoming Galaxy K on Instagram

28 April, 2014 | comments (13)

Samsung is having an event tomorrow where the company is expected to announce the tentatively named Galaxy K device, the successor to last year's Galaxy S4 zoom. The company has now put up a video on Instagram that zooms into the Red Dot...

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First Samsung Tizen smartphone to debut in Russia this May

First Samsung Tizen smartphone to debut in Russia this May

27 April, 2014 | comments (38)

Tizen is alive, but unfortunately delayed yet again. However, there might be a light at the end of the tunnel for the joint Intel-Samsung developed OS, as according to a TizenIndonesia, Tizen is going to get its smartphone debut some time in...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime rumored for a June release

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime rumored for a June release

27 April, 2014 | comments (85)

The Samsung KQ is allegedly the soon-to-be-released upmarket version of the Galaxy S5 and according to Korean newspaper AsiaToday this might happen in the coming months. Citing unnamed industry sources, the media states that we will see Samsung make...


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini IP67 certification confirmed

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini IP67 certification confirmed

26 April, 2014 | comments (49)

We already know that Samsung is going to release the mini version of its Galaxy S5 flagship, just like it did for the Galaxy S4 last year. The upcoming Galaxy S5 mini has already been leaked via a case maker, and today Samsung has confirmed one of...


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4.5" Samsung Galaxy Core 2 leaks with quad-core CPU

25 April, 2014 | comments (36)

The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 has leaked in dual-SIM form over in Russia and carries the product codeSM-G355H. We got two images that show the device with a physical home button along with a capacitive recent apps and back buttons. According to the...


US customer satisfaction led by Apple, Samsung close second

US customer satisfaction led by Apple, Samsung close second

25 April, 2014 | comments (27)

J.D. Powers ran a customer satisfaction study in the US and results revealed interesting changes since the previous edition from 2011. Apple topped the charts across the board, beating Samsung on all major US carriers. That said, Samsung stayed...


Samsung begins seeding Android 4.4 KitKat for Galaxy Note II

Samsung begins seeding Android 4.4 KitKat for Galaxy Note II

25 April, 2014 | comments (266)

Here are some good news for the Galaxy Note II owners across the globe - Samsung has just started to rollout the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the international model. The firmware update brings the latest Android KitKat 4.4.2 version, which will...


Verizon's Galaxy S5 camera plagued by bugs

Verizon's Galaxy S5 camera plagued by bugs

25 April, 2014 | comments (72)

Verizon's early adopters of Samsung's latest Galaxy S5 flagship are having some trouble with their devices. Many are reporting their camera refuses to work after a few days. The error message just says "Warning: Camera failed". There is no fix to...