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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...

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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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Spigen case listing confirms two Samsung Galaxy S5 versions

Spigen case listing confirms two Samsung Galaxy S5 versions

21 February, 2014 | comments (126)

Five Spigen cases for the Samsung Galaxy S5 are now available for pre-order on Amazon's website. Interestingly enough, two of them aren't like the rest and show the Samsung Galaxy S5 with a physical Home button, whereas the others lack it. This...


Vodafone leak confirms gold Samsung Galaxy S5

Vodafone leak confirms gold Samsung Galaxy S5

20 February, 2014 | comments (108)

Gold is back in fashion, haven't you heard? We obtained a snapshot of the Vodafone's inventory system, which confirms that the mobile carrier will indeed be selling a gold version of Samsung's upcoming flagship: the Galaxy S5. The proof is in...

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Samsung unveils Android 4.4 update list, Galaxy S III missing

Samsung unveils Android 4.4 update list, Galaxy S III missing

20 February, 2014 | comments (309)

Samsung's US team released a list of devices that are getting the Android 4.4 KitKat update, putting their users' minds at ease. What about the international versions of the phones though? A blogger in Poland got in touch with a local Samsung...


Android 4.4 KitKat now hitting Samsung Galaxy S4

Android 4.4 KitKat now hitting Samsung Galaxy S4

20 February, 2014 | comments (484)

Samsung has just started seeding the official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Galaxy S4. The Exynos-based GT-I9500 is the first version of the device to get it, but we expect the Snapdragon 600-running I9505 to taste KitKat shortly...


Samsung to show Exynos Infinity at MWC

Samsung to show Exynos Infinity at MWC

20 February, 2014 | comments (16)

Samsung is teasing a chipset announcement by means of its official Exynos Twitter client. The teaser shows a bull going after a red flag, Corrida style. The name Exynos Infinity and a description entailing Samsung's latest innovations are...


Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now getting Android 4.4 KitKat

Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now getting Android 4.4 KitKat

20 February, 2014 | comments (32)

If you are using a Sprint-bound Samsung Galaxy Note 3, we have some great news for you. In case you didn't get the notification, the latest Android 4.4 KitKat firmware awaits you. The update is available over-the-air and is about 500MB in size....


New report confirms two Samsung Galaxy S5 versions

New report confirms two Samsung Galaxy S5 versions

19 February, 2014 | comments (88)

Recently the rumor mill has been ablaze with news about Samsung's next flagship, especially with the anticipated MWC announcement date just around the corner. Screen size and resolution has been one of the more debated points when it comes to the...