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Exynos-based Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4 KitKat

Exynos-based Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4 KitKat

20 January, 2014 | comments (66)

The Android 4.4 KitKat firmware for the Snapdragon 800-powered Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is already seeding in Poland and even more countries will be getting it very soon. Today, just a week after the S800 ROM became official, the Exynos 5 Octa...


Another screenshot of next-gen Samsung TouchWiz leaks

Another screenshot of next-gen Samsung TouchWiz leaks

19 January, 2014 | comments (120)

Roughly a couple of weeks after its first appearance, a new screenshot of Samsung’s next generation TouchWiz user interface made the rounds. Once again, the capture got out on Twitter thanks to @evleaks. The screenshot shows a revamped UI in the...


NPD: Apple holds 42% of US market, Samsung 26%

NPD: Apple holds 42% of US market, Samsung 26%

17 January, 2014 | comments (61)

The smartphone adoption in the US market is growing and two companies are coming out the big winners out of it – Apple and Samsung together hold over 60% of the market in the last quarter of last year, up from 52% in the final quarter of...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE passes FCC

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE passes FCC

17 January, 2014 | comments (10)

As if we needed more proof that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo launch is fast approaching. After getting its detailed specs through an internal document and then seeing what it looks like in the flesh through a bunch of live photos, we're now seeing...


Samsung has sold 10 million Galaxy Note units in Korea

Samsung has sold 10 million Galaxy Note units in Korea

16 January, 2014 | comments (69)

Samsung has just passed a milestone in its domestic market - South Korea. The manufacturer has achieved 10 million Samsung Galaxy Note units sold in its home country. The milestone was achieved in just three years since the inception of the...

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0

Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0

16 January, 2014 | comments (24)

We're not saying that Samsung has announced the same tablet four times in a row but it's hard to deny that the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0 is almost the same as the regular Tab 3 7.0, which in turn was almost the same as the Tab 2 7.0, itself...

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Microsoft to pay Samsung and Sony to make WP8 phones

Microsoft to pay Samsung and Sony to make WP8 phones

14 January, 2014 | comments (91)

Before Microsoft bought out Nokia's phone division, the software giant was subsidizing the phone maker to the tune of $1 billion a year. That was a big incentive for Nokia to go with Windows Phone over other alternatives. The company may be...


Android 4.3 now available on AT&T's Galaxy S4 Active

Android 4.3 now available on AT&T's Galaxy S4 Active

14 January, 2014 | comments (21)

Samsung is now seeding the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the AT&T's Galaxy S4 Active. The update is available both via Kies and over the air and weighs about 770MB. The Android 4.3 firmware update brings Galaxy Gear support, Knox security,...


Samsung handset with WP8 appears in Bluetooth certification

Samsung handset with WP8 appears in Bluetooth certification

14 January, 2014 | comments (25)

A yet to be announced Windows Phone device by Samsung appeared in Bluetooth SIG certification and UA profile. Carrying the model number SM-W750V, the smartphone is likely headed to the North American market. The bits of data reveal that the...


Another Samsung exec: No Galaxy S5 at the MWC

Another Samsung exec: No Galaxy S5 at the MWC

14 January, 2014 | comments (34)

Samsung execs seem to have gotten their wires crossed or maybe something changed in the last few days as now ZDNet Korea is reporting that a Samsung executive stated that the Galaxy S5 will not be announced at the MWC. This contradicts what another...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 to come in both plastic and metal versions?

Samsung Galaxy S5 to come in both plastic and metal versions?

13 January, 2014 | comments (147)

The rumors of the hotly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5 offer various tidbits, but new information from an unnamed insider adds in some interesting details. The info claims that in an iPhone-like twist the Galaxy S5 will come in both plastic and metal...


Unannounced Samsung device with 5.5-inch screen surfaces

Unannounced Samsung device with 5.5-inch screen surfaces

13 January, 2014 | comments (36)

Samsung's yet-to-be-announced smartphone with a model number GT-I9405 has surfaced on the Indian import and export tracking site Zauba. According to the data, Samsung has shipped a device with model number GT-I9405 to India for testing and...


Euro retailers reveal hefty prices for Samsung's Galaxy Pro tablets

Euro retailers reveal hefty prices for Samsung's Galaxy Pro tablets

13 January, 2014 | comments (32)

Samsung has yet to announces MSRP for its four new tablets – the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 and the three Galaxy Tab Pros – but European retailers are happy to provide their own prices. Your wallet better sit down for this. Keep in mind we think these are...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat

13 January, 2014 | comments (70)

Hot on the heels of the leaked KitKat build for the Galaxy S4 comes the Galaxy Note 3 build. The firmware number N9005XXUENA6, leaked by SamMobile, is said to be one of the final builds for the Note 3, which means all the features present in this...


Samsung Galaxy S5 tipped for March release in London

Samsung Galaxy S5 tipped for March release in London

12 January, 2014 | comments (121)

Yet another tip regarding the potential launch date of the Samsung Galaxy S5 made the rounds on Twitter. According to an Italian journalist citing “reliable source”, the next Samsung Galaxy flagship will launch in mid-March at an event in...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo new photos, benchmark score arrive

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo new photos, benchmark score arrive

11 January, 2014 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo is quickly becoming one of the industry’s worst kept secrets. First we got to learn its detailed specs and shortly after we were treated to its first live photo. Now, we get a bunch of new shots plus a benchmarks score,...

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Samsung responds to Knox vulnerability accusations

Samsung responds to Knox vulnerability accusations

11 January, 2014 | comments (84)

Samsung Knox security software is continuously gaining popularity among the corporate businesses. And while the US Department of Defense was considering using the Knox-protected Galaxy S4 for its staff, cyber security researchers at Ben Gurion...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo gets pictured

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo gets pictured

10 January, 2014 | comments (24)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo, which was recently leaked via internal promotional documents, has been pictured next to the Galaxy Note 3. If the leaked specs are to be believed, the Galaxy Note 3 Neo is set to be more of the spiritual...


Samsung Galaxy S4 gets a tasty KitKat test build

Samsung Galaxy S4 gets a tasty KitKat test build

10 January, 2014 | comments (47)

KitKat for all! Sammobile has received a pre-release firmware of Android 4.4.2-running TouchWiz for the Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505 (the Snadragon version). The release has build number I9505XXUFNA1. The build is still shaky here and there but...

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Samsung to launch Galaxy S5 with iris scanner by April

Samsung to launch Galaxy S5 with iris scanner by April

09 January, 2014 | comments (135)

A VP at Samsung has confirmed the company will be launching its latest smartphones flagship, the Galaxy S5, by April. The executive vice president of mobile business at Samsung - Lee Young Hee - has shed some light on company's future plans about...