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Android 4.3 firmware for Galaxy S4 now available for download

Android 4.3 firmware for Galaxy S4 now available for download

14 October, 2013 | comments (55)

A leaked road map revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be getting the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrade this month and now, a test firmware for the fourth-generation Galaxy S smartphone has been leaked. The leaked firmware is very...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini spotted in new colors for AT&T and Sprint

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini spotted in new colors for AT&T and Sprint

11 October, 2013 | comments (23)

It seems Samsung is readying new color models of the Galaxy S4 mini for the US carriers. evleaks has revealed three new hues of the S4 mini, arriving on AT&T and Sprint networks in the US. AT&T will be getting a rather flashy shade of pink,...

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BlackBerry considers a split-up in search for a buyer

BlackBerry considers a split-up in search for a buyer

10 October, 2013 | comments (51)

Bloomberg reports that BlackBerry could be forced to consider splitting itself up in order as its potential buyer might not be able to find the funding to afford the buyout. As we reported earlier Fairfax Financial Holdings has offered...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now available on Verizon

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now available on Verizon

10 October, 2013 | comments (17)

Samsung and Verizon launched the Galaxy Note 3 today, right on schedule. The phablet flagship costs $299.99 with a two-year contract or $699.99 off contract. Verizon is also offering the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch accessory. It can be yours...


Samsung said to release the Galaxy S5 in January

Samsung said to release the Galaxy S5 in January

10 October, 2013 | comments (261)

According to Korean media outlets citing sources inside Samsung, the Galaxy S5 will see its official announcement in January next year. The earlier than expected release is dictated by the disappointing sales of the Galaxy S4. It appears...


NTT DoCoMo unveils extensive roster of phones, Galaxy J in tow

NTT DoCoMo unveils extensive roster of phones, Galaxy J in tow

10 October, 2013 | comments (15)

NTT DoCoMo unveiled a whole roster of new devices for its Winter 2013/Spring 2014 lineup, not just the Xperia Z1 f. Some of those are current devices, though some seem to have differences. Samsung Galaxy J SC-02F The Galaxy J is a Galaxy S4...


Samsung W2014 Snapdragon 800 clamshell leaks

Samsung W2014 Snapdragon 800 clamshell leaks

09 October, 2013 | comments (44)

Samsung is looking to bring the flip phone back, as it's outing another clamshell Android offering for China. The new smartphone reportedly has a powerful quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, and dual Super AMOLED screens to boot. The...


Samsung Galaxy Round with curved display goes official

Samsung Galaxy Round with curved display goes official

08 October, 2013 | comments (191)

Shortly after we saw it in leaked press images, Samsung took the wraps off the Galaxy Round – the world’s first smartphone with curved display. The peculiarly designed handset will be available in Korea on October 10. Undoubtedly, the...

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Images of a Samsung smartphone with curved display leak out

Images of a Samsung smartphone with curved display leak out

08 October, 2013 | comments (59)

Alleged press images of the rumored Samsung smartphone with curved display leaked out, courtesy of @evleaks. The smartphone reportedly carries the model number SM-G910S and is said to be bound for its domestic market. The handset surely...


Patent-infringing Samsung phones get an import ban in the US

Patent-infringing Samsung phones get an import ban in the US

08 October, 2013 | comments (77)

President Obama's administration (well the part of it that's working anyway) has decided to uphold ITC's import ban on several Samsung devices found to infringe on Apple patents. As a result, the Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Continuum and Transform...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy Mega to get Android 4.4

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy Mega to get Android 4.4

08 October, 2013 | comments (52)

An internal Samsung KNOX document has revealed the company's update plans for some of its smartphones. The document in question shows a list of devices that are bound to get Samsung's security app pre-installed on them and the Galaxy S4 mini and...


Entry-level Samsung SGH-T399 Garda spotted

Entry-level Samsung SGH-T399 Garda spotted

08 October, 2013 | comments (17)

An upcoming entry-level device from Samsung has been pictured, the SGH-T399 also known as Garda. The image comes by way of evleaks, while there is some info on specs coming by way of GFXBench. Judging by the image, it's heading to T-Mobile in...


Samsung Galaxy J for Japanese market leaks out

Samsung Galaxy J for Japanese market leaks out

07 October, 2013 | comments (42)

The Sony Xperia Z1 mini isn’t the only drool-worthy, Japan-only smartphone we ran into today. Samsung Galaxy J is yet another top-shelf Android handset bound for NTT DoCoMo as part of the carrier’s winter lineup. Samsung Galaxy J dressed in pink...


KDDI unveils LG isai, Fujitsu Arrows Z, Sharp Aquos Series

KDDI unveils LG isai, Fujitsu Arrows Z, Sharp Aquos Series

07 October, 2013 | comments (14)

Now that we explored the SoftBank's winter lineup, let's take a look at what its KDDI rival is preparing for the winter season. Two popular models are going to launch on its network in late October - the Snapdragon 800-powered Samsung Galaxy Note...


Diagrams, specs of the Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 leak

Diagrams, specs of the Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 leak

07 October, 2013 | comments (31)

A couple of months ago a Snapdragon 800 version of the Galaxy S4 Active appeared in benchmark scores but it has been keeping quiet since. Leaked docs that show diagrams of the phone break that silence and show a phone very much like the current...


Samsung showcases 13MP camera module with OIS

Samsung showcases 13MP camera module with OIS

07 October, 2013 | comments (76)

Samsung skipped optical image stabilization (OIS) on both its high-profile phones this year (Galaxy S4 and Note 3), while competitors HTC and LG both count on that to gain an edge. Samsung is working on an OIS-enabled camera though, the company...

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Specs of Samsung's flexible display smartphone appear

Specs of Samsung's flexible display smartphone appear

04 October, 2013 | comments (154)

After all these years of research and development, the flexible display smartphone might soon become reality. Samsung is already rumored to bring its first smartphone with flexible display this month and we even heard from the companies executives,...


Samsung launches dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Note 3

Samsung launches dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Note 3

04 October, 2013 | comments (91)

Samsung has just launched the dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Note 3 phablet. Most of the recent Galaxies received a dual-SIM treatment shortly after release and the Galaxy Note 3 is no exception. The first country to get the dual-SIM Galaxy Note...


Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 won't get true octa-core update

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 won't get true octa-core update

04 October, 2013 | comments (76)

Samsung recently brought the true octa-core performance to its Exynos chips. The Exynos 5 Octa big.LITTLE chip, which is currently powering the Galaxy S4 and Note 3, was also expected to gain the ability to run all of its cores simultaneously via an...

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Top Samsung Mobile executive Kevin Packingham departs

Top Samsung Mobile executive Kevin Packingham departs

04 October, 2013 | comments (29)

Kevin Packingham, who you may remember from several media events introducing new Galaxy smartphones and phablets, has left Samsung. The details surrounding his departure are unknown. As early as Tuesday, Packingham's departure was announced...

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