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Samsung Galaxy S5 priced at €500 in India

Samsung Galaxy S5 priced at €500 in India

07 March, 2014 | comments (88)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has reached India and in anticipation of that the price of its predecessor dropped sharply. The Galaxy S5 was shortly available for sale on Saholic but has since been removed. Anyway, the important thing – the price – is...

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T-Mobile Galaxy S5 sign-up page exceeds 300,000 people

T-Mobile Galaxy S5 sign-up page exceeds 300,000 people

07 March, 2014 | comments (43)

Some 300,000 people have signed up to receive updates on the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 webpage. Users also got incentive to share their personal information with the carrier, which is giving away a free Galaxy S5 to a few lucky...


Game over: Samsung to pay Apple $930M, sales ban denied

Game over: Samsung to pay Apple $930M, sales ban denied

06 March, 2014 | comments (237)

Apple vs Samsung largest-scale patent lawsuit, taking place in the US, is now over. Apple was awarded just under $930 million in damages, but its request for judge Koh to ban the infringing products was denied. This means that Samsung is free to...

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Galaxy S5 pre-orders in Sweden, Russia and Czech Republic

Galaxy S5 pre-orders in Sweden, Russia and Czech Republic

06 March, 2014 | comments (35)

Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders continue to expand throughout Eurasia – following the Netherlands and Romania, the new flagship is now available for pre-order in Sweden, Russia and the Czech Republic. In Sweden, the Galaxy S5 is available for...

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets KitKat 4.4.2 update

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets KitKat 4.4.2 update

05 March, 2014 | comments (89)

The international variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 already received its KitKat 4.4 update about a month and a half ago, but now it looks like T-Mobile USA will finally enjoy some update love. There have been reports from T-Mobile customers...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 pre orders hit the Netherlands

Samsung Galaxy S5 pre orders hit the Netherlands

05 March, 2014 | comments (32)

Following Romania, carriers and retailers in the Netherlands have put the Samsung Galaxy S5 available for pre-order. Three major carriers in the country, T-Mobile, Vodafone and KPN are ready to accept orders for the Galaxy S5. Out of the...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 goes up for pre-order for €699

Samsung Galaxy S5 goes up for pre-order for €699

05 March, 2014 | comments (59)

It seems Orange in Romania is the first one to put up the new Samsung Galaxy S5 for pre-order. The phone is available with a 2-year contract for €249 or you can pay €699 and get the phone without a contract and also completely unlocked. Orange will...

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Snapdragon 800-powered Galaxy Note 3 Neo launches in Korea

Snapdragon 800-powered Galaxy Note 3 Neo launches in Korea

04 March, 2014 | comments (15)

Samsung's official Korean website has announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo. It has been on sale across the country since March 3. What's interesting though is the fact that the LTE-A version of the smartphone selling in...

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Samsung reportedly had issues with Galaxy S5 production

Samsung reportedly had issues with Galaxy S5 production

04 March, 2014 | comments (120)

According to a new report, it seems Samsung was having some trouble putting together its new Galaxy S5. The pain point was the fingerprint scanner, or rather the lack of supplier for it. Samsung was reportedly planning on having a fingerprint...

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Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

27 February, 2014 | comments (74)

In a not so surprising move Samsung released its latest flagship with a fingerprint scanner just as rumors suggested. The home button on the Galaxy S5 does more than just unlocking the phone though. Samsung is also providing its fingerprint...


Samsung Huron for Verizon to be called ATIV SE

Samsung Huron for Verizon to be called ATIV SE

27 February, 2014 | comments (11)

Samsung Huron for Verizon has been confirmed via the GFXBenchmark's database and @evleaks tweets. Huron is supposed to be a Windows Phone 8.1 running device headed to Verizon this spring. According to the latest info, courtesy once again of...


Samsung announces Exynos 5422 Octa and Exynos 5260 Hexa

Samsung announces Exynos 5422 Octa and Exynos 5260 Hexa

26 February, 2014 | comments (47)

It has begun a tradition Samsung to have its flagship smartphone utilize two types of chipsets. The Galaxy S4 was the first to get a Snapdragon and an Exynos version, followed by the Galaxy Note 3. Now the Galaxy S5 is getting a similar treatment as...

Tags: Samsung, MWC 2014


Samsung Galaxy S5 gets an octacore Exynos flavor too

Samsung Galaxy S5 gets an octacore Exynos flavor too

25 February, 2014 | comments (95)

Yesterday's Samsung Galaxy S5 event had one curious omission. If you looked at the spec sheet you'd notice that the company was seemingly only offering the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC for its latest flagship with the usual Exynos variant nowhere to...

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Samsung announces Galaxy S5 US market availability

Samsung announces Galaxy S5 US market availability

24 February, 2014 | comments (89)

Samsung announced details on the US availability of the Galaxy S5. The Android flagship will make its way to the United States in April, joined by the Samsung Gear family of wearable accessories. Unsurprisingly, the list of US carriers which...


Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 with 5.1-inch screen

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 with 5.1-inch screen

24 February, 2014 | comments (838)

One of the highest-caliber debuts at this year’s MWC, the Samsung Galaxy S5 was just unveiled at the Unpacked 5 event. The flagship opens a new chapter in Samsung's design – the back is still leather-like, but with a brand new...


Watch the Samsung Unpacked 5 press conference here

Watch the Samsung Unpacked 5 press conference here

24 February, 2014 | comments (91)

Samsung's dedicated press event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is now over. We saw the official announcement of the Galaxy S5, Samsung's next flagship smartphone, and also that of the Samsung Gear Fit smart...


Samsung Galaxy S5 live pictures and specs leak

Samsung Galaxy S5 live pictures and specs leak

24 February, 2014 | comments (472)

Samsung Galaxy S5 has just leaked in live photos, specs and details. Some ingenious reader managed to guess the link to a hidden article and downloaded everything about the upcoming flagship smartphone. Unfortunately the page doesn't exist anymore...


Is this the Galaxy S5 that we see in the background?

Is this the Galaxy S5 that we see in the background?

23 February, 2014 | comments (73)

Samsung kicked off the MWC with the announcement of the Tizen-powered Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, but the star of the show will arrive tomorrow – the Galaxy S5. The upcoming flagship is presumably in Barcelona right now and was caught in a short...


Tizen spotted on a Samsung phone at the MWC

Tizen spotted on a Samsung phone at the MWC

23 February, 2014 | comments (18)

Samsung announced its new Tizen device – a smartwatch successor to the Android-powered Galaxy Gear. Was that it? Turns out it's not, not if you peek under the covers. An ExtremeTech writer spotted a Tizen-running Samsung phone at what seems to be...


Samsung announces Tizen-based Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

Samsung announces Tizen-based Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

23 February, 2014 | comments (58)

Samsung has brought some big changes with the latest additions of its Gear smartwatch lineup. Not only will the new devices be thinner and lighter than the original, but will also feature a special wearable version of Samsung’s Tizen OS rather than...

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