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The UK will be getting Pink Galaxy S4 in January

The UK will be getting Pink Galaxy S4 in January

18 December, 2013 | comments (25)

Shopping for the end of the year holidays is almost over, time to plan ahead for the ones that come next year. Like Valentine's day, for example. Which is why UK retailer Phones4u has already announced that it will be exclusively be offering the...

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Samsung announces Galaxy Core Advance with 4.7

Samsung announces Galaxy Core Advance with 4.7" screen

16 December, 2013 | comments (81)

Samsung has added yet another smartphone to its mid-range club and has extended its Galaxy Core lineup. The South Korean manufacturer has officially announced the Galaxy Core Advance, after unveiling Galaxy Core and Core Plus earlier this...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition gets Android 4.4.2

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition gets Android 4.4.2

15 December, 2013 | comments (21)

A day after its HTC One and LG G Pad 8.3 relatives got the treatment, the Google Play Edition Samsung Galaxy S4 received an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The new OS version is now seeding to the handset. The latest Android KitKat build...

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Samsung offered $1 billion by Microsoft to produce WP devices

Samsung offered $1 billion by Microsoft to produce WP devices

15 December, 2013 | comments (214)

Nokia Lumia series of smartphones accounts for 90% of the Windows Phone eco-system. The support from the other manufacturers like HTC, Huawei and Samsung in developing WP powered smartphones has been rather poor, which is a cause of concern for...


iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

12 December, 2013 | comments (153)

The October sales reports are in and they show Apple's has found its form. The iPhone 5s has outsold the Galaxy S4, according to the research firm, Counterpoint. This was achieved, even though the iPhones weren't able to catch up with consumer...

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Samsung Galaxy S III LTE version gets its Android 4.3 update

Samsung Galaxy S III LTE version gets its Android 4.3 update

12 December, 2013 | comments (78)

After Samsung released Android 4.3 for the global Galaxy S III I9300 the I9305 LTE variant is getting its due serving. The update is coming over the air but may take some time to arrive at your smartphone doorstep so try to be patient. The...

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Samsung loses court battle with Apple in Korea

Samsung loses court battle with Apple in Korea

12 December, 2013 | comments (64)

Recently, Apple brought Samsung to court in the US alleging patent infringement and it ruled in its favor. After the loss abroad, Samsung experienced another loss on home turf - this time in a suit the Korean company itself has filed. Filed in...

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Samsung starts manufacturing LCD-based Galaxy Note 3 Lite

Samsung starts manufacturing LCD-based Galaxy Note 3 Lite

12 December, 2013 | comments (67)

There were rumors that Samsung is looking at LCD screens to cut costs for the next Galaxy S and Note flagships, but maybe they were only partially correct. New information from Korean publication ETNews suggests Samsung is already making the Galaxy...


Samsung announces 10 million Galaxy Note 3s shipped

Samsung announces 10 million Galaxy Note 3s shipped

10 December, 2013 | comments (73)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is leaving its predecessors in the dust – it sold 5 million units in the first month of availability and now a month later the number of units shipped has reached 10 million. Note that the number of sales is probably...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active gets a Snapdragon 800 version

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active gets a Snapdragon 800 version

09 December, 2013 | comments (30)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active version with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset joined the “regular” SHV-E330S Galaxy S4 in SK-Telecom’s smartphone lineup in Korea. As expected, the smartphone comes with support for LTE-A networks (up to 150...

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Metal-clad Samsung Galaxy J goes official in Taiwan

Metal-clad Samsung Galaxy J goes official in Taiwan

09 December, 2013 | comments (45)

The Samsung Galaxy J, a Galaxy S4 LTE-A version with a metal body, has launched in Japan and following a number of leaks it is now official for Taiwan. Here's the first promo video from Samsung Taiwan: The phone, which presumably is here...

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Apple wants $22 million from Samsung for legal fees

Apple wants $22 million from Samsung for legal fees

08 December, 2013 | comments (208)

It seems that the patent wars are far from over. Years ago, when Samsung's Galaxy product line began to seriously compete with the iPhone, Apple brought the Korean manufacturer to court. In the course of their legal battles, Apple has forked over...

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Samsung considers KitKat update for entry-level smartphones

Samsung considers KitKat update for entry-level smartphones

07 December, 2013 | comments (227)

Samsung's plans for updating its high-end tier of smartphones have already been unveiled and we know the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3 and the Galaxy S4 are getting Android 4.4 KitKat in January. As it turns out, though, the manufacturer...

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comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

06 December, 2013 | comments (34)

The latest comScore report on the smartphone market in the USA is out. It reveals minor increases of the Android, iOS and Windows Phone shares among the US subscribers, while BlackBerry's share keeps sliding down. As of October 52.2% of the US...


Samsung announces Galaxy Win Pro mid-ranger

Samsung announces Galaxy Win Pro mid-ranger

05 December, 2013 | comments (55)

Having gone unannounced until now, the Samsung Galaxy Win Pro has popped up on the Korean manufacturer's China web portal today. The Win Pro retains the midrange pedigree of its predecessor, the Galaxy Win, but to a lesser degree...

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Apple iPads and iPhone 5c were Black Friday's best performers

Apple iPads and iPhone 5c were Black Friday's best performers

04 December, 2013 | comments (52)

The sales of Apple's latest tablet, the iPad Air saw a growth of 51% during the past weekend, according to a report from Localytics. The fact that the device has been on sale for just over a month along with Black Friday promotional offers drove the...


Samsung Galaxy S5 benchmark reveals 2K screen

Samsung Galaxy S5 benchmark reveals 2K screen

04 December, 2013 | comments (166)

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is busy tending to its flagship duties for Samsung, the heir to the Galaxy S4 is making headlines steadily building up the hype. The latest rumors concern its body and some of its specs. According to EMSOne, a...


Samsung working on 20 megapixel camera for next Note

Samsung working on 20 megapixel camera for next Note

02 December, 2013 | comments (75)

Samsung will be the latest manufacturer to get into the megapixel race, according to a report from ET News. The company's Mobile Advanced Development team is already working on 20 megapixel camera modules. The global market leader is...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 could come as early as Q1 next year

Samsung Galaxy S5 could come as early as Q1 next year

02 December, 2013 | comments (144)

Korean site ETNews is reporting that Samsung is already preparing to start production of its newest Galaxy flagship, the Galaxy S5. Mass production will get underway in January of 2014, with an eventual market release slated for February or...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 new color palette goes international

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 new color palette goes international

02 December, 2013 | comments (10)

On Friday Samsung Argentina spilled the beans on upcoming new color options for the Galaxy Note 3 phablet - red and rose gold. Today Samsung has issued a press release announcing not two, but three new editions of the Note 3 color...

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