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Galaxy Note II Amber Brown and Ruby Wine versions confirmed

Galaxy Note II Amber Brown and Ruby Wine versions confirmed

17 January, 2013 | comments (42)

The extremely popular Samsung Galaxy Note II is getting two additional paint jobs - Amber Brown and Ruby Wine. This is surely not surprising for the Note II fans, the info about the new colors leaked on the New Year's Day. Still, now the two new...


More details on Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus emerge

More details on Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus emerge

16 January, 2013 | comments (54)

We first learned about the existence of Galaxy Pocket Plus back in December. We knew it will be a refreshed version of the original Pocket and will run on Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Today we can shed some light on the specs too. According to the...


Samsung to launch Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update in February

Samsung to launch Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update in February

15 January, 2013 | comments (145)

Just over a week ago, Samsung announced the details surrounding the upcoming Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update, but didn't mention an exact date when for the start of its rollout. Today a company spokesperson has told CNET the update for the...


Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy Grand to hit Europe in February

Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy Grand to hit Europe in February

15 January, 2013 | comments (41)

Samsung Ukraine has spilled the beans on the pricing and availability of the upcoming 5" Galaxy Grand smartphone. Announced back in December last year, the Grand is going to land in Europe in February. Ukraine is going to be the first country...


Android 4.1.2 update for Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 goes live

Android 4.1.2 update for Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 goes live

15 January, 2013 | comments (231)

The original Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 is now in the process of receiving the 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update, with users in Poland reporting successfully downloading the update via Samsung's KIES software. Besides the usual array of optimizations...


Samsung's 5-inch 1080p screen is now all but confirmed

Samsung's 5-inch 1080p screen is now all but confirmed

14 January, 2013 | comments (169)

We've previously covered some juicy rumors that Samsung is working on a 5-inch 1080p screen of its own. Competing manufacturers have already announced plenty of smartphones with such a screen, so the race is in full swing while Samsung is not even...


Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa will still have PowerVR 5 graphics

Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa will still have PowerVR 5 graphics

14 January, 2013 | comments (99)

While Samsung left most of us a tad let down at this year’s CES with no new device announcements, it did manage to get us excited about the future regarding its upcoming Exynos 5 Octa SoC. As the name implies, the Exynos 5 Octa will feature...


Samsung Galaxy S series shipments surpass 100 million

Samsung Galaxy S series shipments surpass 100 million

14 January, 2013 | comments (234)

It's no secret that Samsung's Galaxy S series of smartphones has been a game changer, for the company as well as for Android smartphones in general. Now the series has reached a new landmark, with the total worldwide shipments exceeding 100 million...


Samsung Galaxy S III mini officially gets four new colors

Samsung Galaxy S III mini officially gets four new colors

10 January, 2013 | comments (22)

A few days ago there was info that the Samsung Galaxy S III mini will be getting new colors and today it's official. The new colors are Garnet Red, Onyx Black, Titan Gray, and Amber Brown (which the earlier info missed). That's in addition to the...


Jelly Bean-running Samsung Galaxy S II Plus announced

Jelly Bean-running Samsung Galaxy S II Plus announced

10 January, 2013 | comments (82)

The Galaxy S II was a big seller for Samsung and it lives on in 2013 with a brand new variant - the Samsung Galaxy S II Plus. Just like the Galaxy S Plus last year, the S II Plus launches with a revamped design, updated OS and new chipset. The...


Samsung announces Exynos 5 Octa, an A15 and A7 hybrid SoC

Samsung announces Exynos 5 Octa, an A15 and A7 hybrid SoC

09 January, 2013 | comments (253)

Samsung isn't done with CES 2013. We just got the company's latest and without a doubt most exiting announcement yet - the Exynos 5 Octa chipset. It brings 8 processor cores, which distribute the work load among each other. Four Cortex-A15 cores...


Samsung expects to record best ever profits in Q4 of 2012

Samsung expects to record best ever profits in Q4 of 2012

07 January, 2013 | comments (21)

Samsung's accountants are still crunching the numbers for the final quarter of 2012, but the company does have a prediction - it will break its previous record in profits. The device that fueled that growth as it turns out is the Galaxy Note II and...

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Samsung ATIV Odyssey headed to Verizon, LTE on a budget

Samsung ATIV Odyssey headed to Verizon, LTE on a budget

07 January, 2013 | comments (7)

Samsung has unveiled the Windows Phone 8-powered ATIV Odyssey, it will be running exclusively on Verizon's LTE network and is expected to arrive in stores in the "coming weeks". There's no word on price yet. The ATIV Odyssey was first mentioned...


Samsung CES 2013 press conference is live, watch it here

Samsung CES 2013 press conference is live, watch it here

07 January, 2013 | comments (16)

Samsung has always been one of the most exciting press events here at CES, and while it oftentimes saves its biggest releases for separate events, there's sometimes a surprise or two in store at its press conference. You can be part of all the...

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Samsung I9500X name shows up on official site, what is it?

Samsung I9500X name shows up on official site, what is it?

07 January, 2013 | comments (35)

Around this time last year we started seeing clues of the existence of a mysterious Samsung I9500 device. Now an entry on Samsung's Global Download Center might rekindle the old rumors. The entry is for a phone called Samsung GT-I9500X and there...


Samsung starts Jelly Bean rollout for the Galaxy S Advance

Samsung starts Jelly Bean rollout for the Galaxy S Advance

07 January, 2013 | comments (303)

Samsung is releasing the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for its I9070 Galaxy S Advance smartphone. The update is available over the air and through the KIES software, but has only hit Russian units so far. The update is also available for direct...


Samsung Galaxy S III mini to get Red, Black and Grey color options

Samsung Galaxy S III mini to get Red, Black and Grey color options

07 January, 2013 | comments (11)

The Samsung Galaxy S III mini tries to follow in the footsteps of its big brother and now its in the "getting new color versions" phase that the S III went through a while back. The Galaxy S III mini launched with the standard White and Blue...


Samsung Galaxy S II JB update detailed, coming very soon

Samsung Galaxy S II JB update detailed, coming very soon

06 January, 2013 | comments (135)

Samsung has kept its promise from last year and has now revealed details regarding the Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update. In addition to the enhanced performance that Project Butter in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will provide, the update will also bring...


Samsung releases fix for Galaxy S III kernel exploit in the UK

Samsung releases fix for Galaxy S III kernel exploit in the UK

04 January, 2013 | comments (47)

Samsung didn’t let the holidays get in the way of patching security holes - it is already rolling out an fix for the kernel vulnerability for Exynos devices, at least for the highly popular Galaxy S III phone. The updated software is I9300XXELLA...


comScore: Samsung and Android continue to dominate US

comScore: Samsung and Android continue to dominate US

04 January, 2013 | comments (41)

The most recent comScore figures confirm a trend we've become used to in 2012: Samsung and Google on top, with Apple steadily gaining ground. In what is steadily turning into a two horse race, Android and iOS now combine to hold a whopping 88.7%...