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Samsung drops its logo from the Japanese Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

Samsung drops its logo from the Japanese Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

20 April, 2015 | comments (37)

Samsung has dropped its company logo on the Japanese version of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The Docomo version of both phones feature no Samsung logo on the front at all. Instead, the S6 gets a Docomo logo where the Samsung logo would be and...

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Expansys now selling Samsung Gear S for 275

Expansys now selling Samsung Gear S for 275

20 April, 2015 | comments (11)

UK e-retailer Expansys has dropped the price of Samsung's Gear S smartwatch, which was unveiled back in September last year at IFA and went on sale a couple of months later, from the usual 330 ($494) to 275 ($412). The price drop, however,...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 16

The Top 10 trending phones of week 16

19 April, 2015 | comments (15)

There's no dethroning the Samsung Galaxy S6 from our weekly trending chart, and if anything it's even gaining popularity. It's special Galaxy S6 edge sibling is now the runner-up after briefly falling off the top 3 last week. The Galaxy Grand Prime...


New Samsung Galaxy Tab 5 specifications leak

New Samsung Galaxy Tab 5 specifications leak

18 April, 2015 | comments (38)

A brand new Samsung Galaxy Tab 5 has been spotted on TENAA, as well as in a Bluetooth certification. This means that the next iteration of the tablet family is well on its way, which, frankly, surprised us a little. Earlier this month, the...


Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge sales now expected to hit 70 million mark

Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge sales now expected to hit 70 million mark

17 April, 2015 | comments (71)

A month after a CitiBank analyst predicted that Samsung may sell over 50 million units of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the South Korean company has said that it is expecting sales of its latest devices to cross the 70 million mark. "The Galaxy...

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Verizon's Galaxy S6 phones won't have Microsoft apps pre-installed

Verizon's Galaxy S6 phones won't have Microsoft apps pre-installed

17 April, 2015 | comments (15)

Last month, it was announced that Samsung's latest devices, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, will ship with Microsoft OneNote, Skype, and 100GB of OneDrive cloud storage. However, according to a Wall Street Journal report, two of the big four...


Galaxy S6 and S6 edge battery replacement to cost $45

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge battery replacement to cost $45

16 April, 2015 | comments (55)

Samsung has revealed that the battery replacement for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will set you back $45 (shipping not included). This is, of course, after the one-year warranty period expires, during which the company replaces the battery for free...

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Galaxy Alpha, S5 Active, and LG G2 on AT&T all get Lollipop

Galaxy Alpha, S5 Active, and LG G2 on AT&T all get Lollipop

15 April, 2015 | comments (18)

The Lollipop updates keep rolling out day after day this season. This time around one carrier has simultaneously pushed out the updates to Android 5.0 for no less three devices. The carrier in question is AT&T and the handsets we're talking about...


Samsung Galaxy S6 will be offered by Cricket from April 24

Samsung Galaxy S6 will be offered by Cricket from April 24

15 April, 2015 | comments (8)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 was released in the US on April 10, but so far it's only been available at the big carriers. That's set to change soon, though. AT&T's prepaid subsidiary Cricket has announced that it will start selling the Galaxy S6 on...


Verizon's Galaxy Note 3 is latest in line to get Lollipop update

Verizon's Galaxy Note 3 is latest in line to get Lollipop update

15 April, 2015 | comments (23)

Today Verizon has started the rollout of the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 units it's sold over the years. Previously, Lollipop was made available for the Note 3's successor, the Galaxy Note 4. As always, the...


Rumor details Samsung Z1 successor and global Tizen model

Rumor details Samsung Z1 successor and global Tizen model

14 April, 2015 | comments (18)

According to a new report, Samsung is hard at work on the Z1 smartphone with Tizen OS on board. The Korean giant is also said to be developing a global Tizen smartphone, which will be available in key markets such as the United States, China, Korea,...

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Galaxy S6 edge is Samsung's most expensive phone to build

Galaxy S6 edge is Samsung's most expensive phone to build

14 April, 2015 | comments (48)

A report due out later today has analyzed how much it costs for Samsung to build each and every Galaxy S6 edge unit. And it turns out that the smartphone boasting that unique curved screen is the most expensive ever - in terms of manufacturing costs...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos gets Android Lollipop update

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos gets Android Lollipop update

14 April, 2015 | comments (28)

The standard Samsung Galaxy Note 4 model got the Android Lollipop treatment two weeks ago. Users across Brazil, Europe, India, UAE and USA got the new firmware recently and others will follow suit very soon. Today Samsung launched the same update...


Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge land on multiple UK carriers

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge land on multiple UK carriers

14 April, 2015 | comments (15)

Brits can now grab a Samsung Galaxy S6 or a Galaxy S6 edge from a number of retailers. Note that only the phones with smaller storage capacities are available, you'll have to wait a couple of weeks for the 64GB and 128GB models. You'll have to wait...


Yonhap: Korean Galaxy S6 sales reach record numbers

Yonhap: Korean Galaxy S6 sales reach record numbers

14 April, 2015 | comments (45)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge launched a few days ago and according to a Samsung official quoted by Yonhap News the flagship duo is on track to meet the high expectations analysts had before launch. Analysts kept increasing the predictions of...


Finnish luxury maker Legend decks out Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Finnish luxury maker Legend decks out Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

14 April, 2015 | comments (5)

Sometimes even Gorilla Glass 4 front and back nested into quality metal aren't premium enough and in these cases one has to turn to makers like Helsinki-native Legend. The luxury company has a selection of hand-made custom Samsung Galaxy S6 and...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 edge get 24K gold treatment

Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 edge get 24K gold treatment

13 April, 2015 | comments (35)

Gold-plated smartphones have existed since the last decade and used to be in possession of select few. But now, anyone with a taste of extra bling and lots of cash to burn can get their latest Samsung smartphone gold plated. Karalux, the Vietnamese...

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The Top 10 trending phones of Week 15

The Top 10 trending phones of Week 15

12 April, 2015 | comments (15)

In another issue of our now traditional weekly Top 10 trending chart we see long-standing champion Samsung Galaxy S6 at the top once again. In the absence of any genuine flagship competition, we don't see that changing at least until the launch of...


Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime lands in the US at Cricket

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime lands in the US at Cricket

09 April, 2015 | comments (20)

The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime that made its international debut last fall is now available at a US carrier for the first time. Said company is Cricket Wireless, the AT&T subsidiary focused on prepaid plans. The Grand Prime is already listed in...


Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is getting Android 5.0.2

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is getting Android 5.0.2

09 April, 2015 | comments (28)

Samsung is busy shipping out and making the new Galaxy S6 edge available in several markets today. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S6 edge is getting its first official firmware update - Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. The new Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update...

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