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Galaxy S5 sells twice better than Galaxy S4, UK retailer says

Galaxy S5 sells twice better than Galaxy S4, UK retailer says

17 April, 2014 | comments (39)

It's customary for manufacturers to try and build up hype for their newly launched smartphone by talking up their sales numbers. Samsung made no exception to this, saying that its new Galaxy S5 flagship sold 30% more units than its predecessor on...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 first day sales break Galaxy S4’s record

Samsung Galaxy S5 first day sales break Galaxy S4’s record

13 April, 2014 | comments (235)

Filter this under non-surprising developments, but reports from Korea are saying that the Samsung Galaxy S5 has enjoyed quite some success on launch day. The new flagship has managed to set a new record for the company for launch day sales beating...

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Snapdragon 800-powered Galaxy Note 3 Neo launches in Korea

Snapdragon 800-powered Galaxy Note 3 Neo launches in Korea

04 March, 2014 | comments (15)

Samsung's official Korean website has announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo. It has been on sale across the country since March 3. What's interesting though is the fact that the LTE-A version of the smartphone selling in...

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Galaxy S4 and S4 mini get Black Editions with leather backs

Galaxy S4 and S4 mini get Black Editions with leather backs

31 January, 2014 | comments (71)

Black is the new black – the Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition borrows the faux leather back of the Galaxy Note 3 and marks the introduction of yet another Galaxy S4 version (the 1001st by our count). Snarkiness aside, we quite liked the faux...

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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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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 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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iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

13 December, 2013 | comments (126)

We have already seen the iPhone 5s blazing the global sales charts, thanks to a strong showing in China. But the phone is doing even better back in Apple's home country, securing the top spot across all major US carriers. According to...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 goes free on BestBuy

Samsung Galaxy S4 goes free on BestBuy

29 November, 2013 | comments (37)

BestBuy is now offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 for free with a 2-year contract on Verizon, AT&T and Sprint. More specifically, it's the Snapdragon 600 version of the phone with 16GB of on-board storage. Available in black and white, BestBuy...


Android 4.3 update for S4 and S III gets to Europe

Android 4.3 update for S4 and S III gets to Europe

29 November, 2013 | comments (55)

Some users are seeing their Samsung Galaxy S4 and S III receiving the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update in Europe. The update was first rolled-out but was shortly found to be infested by a lot of bugs and was since pulled. Not after AT&T resumed...

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AT&T resumes rolling out Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

AT&T resumes rolling out Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

28 November, 2013 | comments (32)

A few days back AT&T had started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4 in the US, only to pull it a couple of days later after a few devices that received the update started facing issues. Now about a week later, the company...

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Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 Advance hits France

Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 Advance hits France

27 November, 2013 | comments (32)

The Snapdragon 800 version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 (model number I9506) made its way to Europe last month when it landed in Germany. The availability has expanded slightly and the phone is now available in France as well. There the phone has...


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...

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Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

26 October, 2013 | comments (71)

It appears that the Samsung Galaxy lineup on AT&T will soon be treated to an update to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The latest Android firmware for the AT&T versions of the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note II has made the...

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Android 4.3 for Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 now available

Android 4.3 for Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 now available

17 October, 2013 | comments (141)

We've got good news for all international I9505 Galaxy S4 users. Samsung has just begun to roll out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware update for the LTE-enabled version of its flagship smartphone. The first country to get the update is...

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New HTC One Max photos confirm screen size, chipset

New HTC One Max photos confirm screen size, chipset

18 September, 2013 | comments (59)

The HTC One Max is back in the spotlight with new photos and a benchmark. In the photos, the yet unannounced HTC phablet is sized up against the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (perhaps its main rival) and the Note II. HTC One Max • AnTuTu 4...

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Android 4.3 rolling out for Galaxy S4 and One Google Play edition

Android 4.3 rolling out for Galaxy S4 and One Google Play edition

03 August, 2013 | comments (45)

The Google Play editions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One are receiving an OTA update that will upgrade them to Android 4.3. The update arrives merely a week after it was officially announced and started rolling out for the Nexus devices....

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Google to start selling the Moto X on the Play Store, too

Google to start selling the Moto X on the Play Store, too

02 August, 2013 | comments (43)

Yesterday, Motorola finally announced the Moto X, which will soon go on sale in the US on all the major carriers on a contract. However, Google has now announced that you will also be able to purchase the Moto X from the Play Store as...


Watch Google's Android 4.3 and Nexus 7 event live here

Watch Google's Android 4.3 and Nexus 7 event live here

24 July, 2013 | comments (9)

Exactly a week ago, Google announced its Android event in San Francisco, inviting us all to have breakfast with Sundar Pichai. Now, the day has come and in a traditional Google fashion, the event will be streamed live on YouTube for your viewing...

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Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 surfaces

Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 surfaces

22 July, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung launched its second-generation Galaxy Note phablet last Fall and we are already waiting for its Galaxy Note III successor to come. It appears, though that the Koreans aren't done with their previous-gen phablet according to a leaked...