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Black Friday: LG G2 $50, S4 mini free from Sprint on-contract

Black Friday: LG G2 $50, S4 mini free from Sprint on-contract

21 November, 2013 | comments (20)

The LG G2 will be available from Sprint for $49.99 on-contract, while the more compact version of Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S4 mini, can be had for free this coming Black Friday weekend. The S4 mini offer reflects a $50 mail-in...


New Samsung midranger leaks out of China's TENAA

New Samsung midranger leaks out of China's TENAA

20 November, 2013 | comments (64)

China's TENAA certification agency has taken a few shots of an upcoming midrange Samsung device with a model number SM-G7106. Although only dual-SIM support has been confirmed out of TENAA, sources say that the upcoming device will run...


Moto X for Verizon is the first to get updated to Android 4.4 KitKat

Moto X for Verizon is the first to get updated to Android 4.4 KitKat

19 November, 2013 | comments (16)

Motorola announced that it will begin seeding Android 4.4 KitKat to Moto X devices for Verizon Wireless starting today. The Big Red version of the Moto X is the first to get treated to the latest Android update. As expected, Android 4.4...

Tags: Samsung, ARM, Rumors


ARM exec confirms 64-bit Exynos CPU, hints 128-bit chips

ARM exec confirms 64-bit Exynos CPU, hints 128-bit chips

19 November, 2013 | comments (75)

According to sources of the Korea Herald, Samsung and ARM have been in a meeting today to "fine tune" their plans for the 64-bit CPU which is going to end up in the Galaxy S5. Additionally, the report reveals that both companies have discussed...

Tags: Samsung, ARM, Rumors


Android 4.3 update for Samsung Galaxy Note II rolling out

Android 4.3 update for Samsung Galaxy Note II rolling out

19 November, 2013 | comments (600)

During the weekend an Android 4.3 update for the Samsung N7100 Galaxy Note II (the non-LTE version) leaked, but it wasn’t compatible with the N7105 (the LTE version). That doesn’t matter anymore as Samsung is rolling out the official update for...

Tags: Samsung, Android


AT&T pulls Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

AT&T pulls Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

19 November, 2013 | comments (23)

Samsung started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4 a while back. The AT&T version in the US also started receiving the update just last week itself. However, AT&T has already pulled the plug on the update. Although AT&T...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Samsung suspends the Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S III

Samsung suspends the Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S III

18 November, 2013 | comments (126)

Just two weeks ago Samsung started seeding the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware to its Galaxy S III ex-flagship. It brought variety of new features and support for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, but was plagued by lots of issues. Early adopters...

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Samsung Galaxy J leaves Japan, Taiwan is first to get it

Samsung Galaxy J leaves Japan, Taiwan is first to get it

18 November, 2013 | comments (27)

The Samsung Galaxy J is already official and on sale on Japan's DoCoMo carrier but it now appears the phone is getting a wider release. The Galaxy J has been spotted on the Taiwanese communications regulatory website carrying the model number...

Tags: Samsung, Android


AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

16 November, 2013 | comments (108)

AT&T has started a sale on its website, slashing the prices of a number of hot smartphones. The Apple iPhone 5s and 5c got price cuts and so did the Lumia lineup offered by the carrier. Several Samsung smartphones also got discounted, but...

Tags: Apple, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, AT&T


Samsung Galaxy S III mini gets Crystal Edition in Germany

Samsung Galaxy S III mini gets Crystal Edition in Germany

15 November, 2013 | comments (18)

Samsung has introduced a brand new Crystal Edition of the last year's Galaxy S III mini smartphone. The new lady phone is headed to the German market and there is no info on international availability. The Samsung Galaxy S III mini Crystal...

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Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

15 November, 2013 | comments (27)

"That's impossible!" you're probably thinking. How could Apple and Samsung take more than 100% of the profits in the mobile business? It's because most other companies are in the red, that's how, at least according to analysts from Canaccord...


Samsung said to launch a device with wraparound screen next year

Samsung said to launch a device with wraparound screen next year

14 November, 2013 | comments (85)

According to a report released by Bloomberg, Samsung has plans to release a smartphone with wraparound display at some point next year. The new screen tech will allow users to look up messages or stocks from an angle. The upcoming device is...


Samsung on Region lock: you need 5 min of voice calls

Samsung on Region lock: you need 5 min of voice calls

14 November, 2013 | comments (176)

Samsung introduced the controversial Region lock with its Galaxy Note 3 phablet and that caused quite a stir – the idea of being unable to use your unlocked device with some SIM cards sounded most unpleasant. Samsung quickly clarified that this...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 for AT&T receiving Android 4.3 update

Samsung Galaxy S4 for AT&T receiving Android 4.3 update

14 November, 2013 | comments (53)

The Android 4.3 update rollout to Samsung Galaxy phones continues – this night AT&T users may have seen their Galaxy S4 handsets notify them of a new update available. The download is a hefty 720MB, but it's well worth it. If you haven’t gotten a...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Android 4.3 reaches UK Samsung Galaxy S III

Android 4.3 reaches UK Samsung Galaxy S III

12 November, 2013 | comments (153)

The international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III has already received the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean treatment in several regions and now the UK is joining the list. The new firmware is seeding to all the third-generation Galaxy S smartphone users...

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Samsung I8800 Redwood shows up in benchmarks

Samsung I8800 Redwood shows up in benchmarks

11 November, 2013 | comments (50)

Samsung has yet to release a Tizen phone, but the leaks keep coming. The Samsung I8800 "Redwood" (sometimes Z9005) cropped up once again with an appearance in benchmark results. The I8800 Redwood first leaked in late May this year and then...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Android 4.3 for the Galaxy Note II release draws near

Android 4.3 for the Galaxy Note II release draws near

11 November, 2013 | comments (89)

The Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy S4 already got their Android 4.3 Jelly Bean updates and now a report by a Twitter user Bhanu suggests the Galaxy Note II is next in line. The Android 4.3 build for the phablet has hit Samsung service centers,...


Dual-SIM Samsung SM-G7102 leaked via FCC website

Dual-SIM Samsung SM-G7102 leaked via FCC website

08 November, 2013 | comments (29)

An unannounced Samsung SM-G7102 found its way to the FCC for testing and its user agent profile is up on Samsung's site. The G7102 is an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean smartphone with a 5.25" 720p screen. Despite the relatively low pixel density of the...


Samsung reaffirms its support for Tizen, sheds light on its future

Samsung reaffirms its support for Tizen, sheds light on its future

07 November, 2013 | comments (67)

A report in Korean media emerged, shedding light on Samsung’s future plans for Tizen. According to the head of Samsung Electronics’ visual display unit, the OS represents a “significant investment” for Samsung, and much progress has been...

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Samsung Galaxy Round briefly becomes available overseas

Samsung Galaxy Round briefly becomes available overseas

07 November, 2013 | comments (24)

The Samsung Galaxy Round was the second announced and the first released curved smartphone on the market. Like its LG G Flex rival, the Galaxy Round was recently announced and released in Korea. And while LG's curved phone will make its way to...

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