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Samsung Galaxy S6 color options revealed

Samsung Galaxy S6 color options revealed

03 February, 2015 | comments (71)

Earlier today, when Samsung sent out invites for its Galaxy Unpacked 2015 media event, it didnít reveal anything, except for a teaser image suggesting a curved screen flagship. However, itís all but confirmed that the Galaxy S6, as well as its...


Beta Lollipop ROM for Galaxy Note Edge now available

Beta Lollipop ROM for Galaxy Note Edge now available

03 February, 2015 | comments (6)

The Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 4 may be getting slowed down by Gear VR support, but the Galaxy Note Edge has yet to receive Android 5.0 too (the Gear VR is not compatible with the Edge). An XDA-Developers member has a beta version of an...

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Alleged European pricing for both Galaxy S6 and S Edge revealed

Alleged European pricing for both Galaxy S6 and S Edge revealed

03 February, 2015 | comments (91)

Samsung has already announced that it is holding its Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event on March 1, and itís all but confirmed that the South Korean company will use it to announce both the Galaxy S6 flagship as well as its curved screen cousin, the Galaxy...


Worldwide tablet shipments fall for the first time since 2010

Worldwide tablet shipments fall for the first time since 2010

03 February, 2015 | comments (29)

Total worldwide shipments of tablets as well as 2-in-1 devices stood at 76.1 million in Q4, 2014, down 3.2% compared to the 78.6 million figure registered in the year ago quarter, according to a latest report from market research firm...


Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S5 is now receiving Android 5.0

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S5 is now receiving Android 5.0

02 February, 2015 | comments (24)

Surprising everyone, Verizon has today unveiled that it's the first US carrier to push the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop to the Samsung Galaxy S5. This smartphone has so far been updated to Lollipop in other parts of the world, and now the new...


Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge to debut  on March 1

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge to debut on March 1

02 February, 2015 | comments (76)

It's official - Samsung is holding its Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event on March 1. The company's press event is going to focus primarily on its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6. In the teaser image below, however, you can see the company will...

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Samsung patent showcases new dual-edged screen design

Samsung patent showcases new dual-edged screen design

02 February, 2015 | comments (50)

With MWC 2015 closing in fast all eyes are on manufacturers to usher forth their new device lineups. Samsung's next flagship S device - the Galaxy S6 has long been in the rumor mill and is still expected to make its first appearance at the Barcelona...


Samsung Galaxy J1 to also get a quad-core version

Samsung Galaxy J1 to also get a quad-core version

02 February, 2015 | comments (6)

An anonymous tipster familiar with Samsung's plans has revealed to us that the company plans to release three models of the Galaxy J1 by the end of February. First up is the SM-J100F, which is based on a Marvel Armada Mobile PXA1908...


Samsung Galaxy S6 import docs point to 5

Samsung Galaxy S6 import docs point to 5" screen

01 February, 2015 | comments (107)

Day by day, the pieces of the Samsung Galaxy S6 are coming together. The latest evidence of the phone's alleged specs comes from Indian import tracking website Zauba, which lists that two units of the phone have entered the countries for testing and...

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Check out this week's smartphone announcements

Check out this week's smartphone announcements

01 February, 2015 | comments (3)

The week opened with the announcement of the low-end Asus ZenFone C. It's a minor update to last year's ZenFone 4, retaining the Intel chipset with a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. Screen size has seen a slight bump to 4.5 inches, requiring an...


Malaysia getting the Samsung Galaxy A7 in February

Malaysia getting the Samsung Galaxy A7 in February

31 January, 2015 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy A7 launched in Russia earlier this month and now it's headed to Malaysia. The slender phablet will cost MYR 1,500 ($410/Ä365). That's a noticeably better deal than Russia got where the phablet is $530/Ä450 (as usual tech gets a...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9500) getting Lollipop in Russia

Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9500) getting Lollipop in Russia

31 January, 2015 | comments (65)

Following in the footsteps of the Galaxy Note 3, the Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9500) is making the jump to Android 5.0 Lollipop in Russia. The update weighs in at a hefty 1.05GB and has restrictions for the internal storage. The Android 5.0...


Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop update delayed due to Gear VR

Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop update delayed due to Gear VR

30 January, 2015 | comments (58)

With the Lollipop craze in full steam and the Galaxy Note 3 already up for a soak test in Russia it is only natural to expect that Samsung will give an equal share of attention to the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. We already saw a leaked...


Samsung Galaxy S6 dimensions confirmed, port layout too

Samsung Galaxy S6 dimensions confirmed, port layout too

30 January, 2015 | comments (66)

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 hasn't yet surfaced in live images, but based on numerous leaks, we can now paint a pretty accurate picture. Yet it seems that case manufacturers have precise details ahead of launch. After two rounds of case...


Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 photos and specs leak

Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 photos and specs leak

30 January, 2015 | comments (26)

Samsung has always aimed to have a few devices on every shelf, top to bottom. Outdoor-targeted smartphones are no exception, but the two most recent offerings, Galaxy S5 Active and Galaxy S4 Active, have been based on the respective flagships. The...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge hitting Malaysia in February

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge hitting Malaysia in February

30 January, 2015 | comments (8)

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is slowly spreading over more and more markets. It is now set for official launch in Malaysia, where it will be available starting February. To publicize its unconventional phablet offering, the Korean company has...

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Counterpoint: Apple actually topped Samsung in Q4, 2014

Counterpoint: Apple actually topped Samsung in Q4, 2014

30 January, 2015 | comments (78)

While we know that Q4, 2014 was a blockbuster quarter for Apple, which sold a whopping 74.5 million smartphones during the period, the question whether that was good enough for the Cupertino-based company to become the top smartphone vendor in the...

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Alleged image of Samsung Galaxy S6 in a Spigen case leaks

Alleged image of Samsung Galaxy S6 in a Spigen case leaks

29 January, 2015 | comments (63)

Purported images of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 made the rounds online courtesy of Spigen. The Korean manufacturer of mobile accessories has already listed several cases for the yet to be announced smartphone on Amazon. The latest leaked...


Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge to support the Gear VR

Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge to support the Gear VR

29 January, 2015 | comments (9)

Samsung has been focused on promoting is Gear VR headset, bringing it to Sundance Film Festival and climbing on-board commercial flights. Aside from limited content, the widespread use of the Gear VR is hampered by the simple fact that it can only...

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SA: Apple matches Samsung's smartphone sales in Q4 2014

SA: Apple matches Samsung's smartphone sales in Q4 2014

29 January, 2015 | comments (58)

Thanks to the record-smashing sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has tied with Samsung to become the top smartphone vendor in the world in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a Strategy Analytics report. The Cupertino-based...

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