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HTC Sense 7 screenshots leak with Material Design in tow

HTC Sense 7 screenshots leak with Material Design in tow

27 October, 2014 | comments (37)

Now that Android 5.0 Lollipop is on the verge of being released by Google, device makers are understandably working on tweaking their own UI overlays to better fit the latest iteration of the mobile OS. We've already seen what the Lollipop update...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


 European launch of Galaxy S5 Active tipped by a retailer

European launch of Galaxy S5 Active tipped by a retailer

26 October, 2014 | comments (13)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active might launch in Europe in November. The Dutch online retailer Centralpoint revealed the impending arrival of the rugged smartphone . November 16 is the exact availability date listed by the merchant. Samsung Galaxy...


Week 43 in review: Galaxy S5 Plus, Android 5.0 whitelist

Week 43 in review: Galaxy S5 Plus, Android 5.0 whitelist

25 October, 2014 | comments (3)

Week In Review is back to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 43 saw the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, which features a Snapdragon 805 chipset and Cat6 LTE. With the dust starting to settle...


Leak details where the Galaxy S5 Active will land in Europe

Leak details where the Galaxy S5 Active will land in Europe

24 October, 2014 | comments (7)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is coming soon to Europe, that much has been made abundantly clear by some recent leaks. When exactly that will happen is still quite a mystery, but today we get to find out more about the 'where'. That is, which...


Samsung Galaxy S5 now said to get Lollipop in December

Samsung Galaxy S5 now said to get Lollipop in December

24 October, 2014 | comments (47)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 may join the LG G3 in getting updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop before the end of this year. Earlier today, an LG rep apparently said as much regarding his company's current flagship smartphone. Now though it looks like LG's...


Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 Plus with Snapdragon 805

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 Plus with Snapdragon 805

21 October, 2014 | comments (72)

With a quiet whisper Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 Plus – a Snapdragon 805 version of the company's 2014 flagship. This is the small late season upgrade, similar to the Galaxy S4 LTE-A that launched late last year. Just like its predecessor the new...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition pops up yet again

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition pops up yet again

15 October, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play made another cameo. This time around, the yet to be revealed smartphone appeared on the official Android page, which was updated to mark the launch of version 5.0 Lollipop. Samsung’s flagship smartphone with...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Week 40 in review: Galaxy Note 4 build issues, HTC One (M8) Eye

Week 40 in review: Galaxy Note 4 build issues, HTC One (M8) Eye

04 October, 2014 | comments (7)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major news of the week, which you might have missed. In Week 40 we saw first glimpses of HTC's new smartphones that are expected to debut on October 8. We also found that some early Galaxy...


Android L build for Samsung Galaxy S5 gets previewed

Android L build for Samsung Galaxy S5 gets previewed

02 October, 2014 | comments (86)

By all accounts, Android L's release is coming soon, perhaps even this month (or in November). We've known for months what Google wants its next mobile OS version to look like, since the company's already presented its new Material Design. But what...

Tags: Android, Samsung


European Samsung Galaxy S5 Active leaks out

European Samsung Galaxy S5 Active leaks out

01 October, 2014 | comments (25)

It appears that the AT&T exclusivity on the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is about to come to an end. Live images of a version of the rugged smartphone for the European market made the rounds online. Visually, the EU-spec Samsung Galaxy S5...


NTT DoCoMo outs the Galaxy S5 Active, Note Edge and Tab S 8.4

NTT DoCoMo outs the Galaxy S5 Active, Note Edge and Tab S 8.4

30 September, 2014 | comments (5)

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo is having a Samsung field day today with a triple announcement. The carrier is launching today the Galaxy S5 Active, Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy Tab S 8.4. The carrier will start selling the Galaxy Note in black...

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Verizon enables Voice over LTE on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Verizon enables Voice over LTE on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

20 September, 2014 | comments (33)

Verizon has announced that it will be enabling Voice over LTE or VoLTE feature on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Verizon launched its VoLTE network earlier this month and so far the only phones that could use it were the Samsung Galaxy S5 and...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Verizon


Samsung Galaxy S5 Active hits Canada, Europe holds breath

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active hits Canada, Europe holds breath

16 September, 2014 | comments (8)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has finally broken the AT&T exclusivity, just as previously reported. The first country to get the smartphone after the States is Canada. The rugged smartphone is carried by all three major carriers - Bell, Rogers and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Voice over LTE launches at Verizon, native video calls too

Voice over LTE launches at Verizon, native video calls too

15 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Today Verizon has turned on VoLTE (Voice over LTE) functionality across its network in the United States. This means you'll be able to make voice calls over Big Red's 4G network too, as up until now you would have been bumped onto its 3G network for...

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iPhone 6 A8 GPU benchmark suggests it's behind the curve

iPhone 6 A8 GPU benchmark suggests it's behind the curve

12 September, 2014 | comments (284)

The first Apple iPhone 6 benchmark results have popped up and they're from the GPU testing Basemark X suite. The iPhone 6 scores 21,204 points, which is just marginally better than the score of its predecessor. The iPhone 5s manages a score of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Verizon launches Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Verizon launches Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S5

10 September, 2014 | comments (27)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 on Verizon is receiving an over-the-air update today bumping Android to version 4.4.4 KitKat. The update weighs 346MB and fixes an issue with Bluetooth audio. Hopefully, there won't be the occasional loss of audio when using...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Active coming soon to Europe, to cost €629

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active coming soon to Europe, to cost €629

08 September, 2014 | comments (24)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was launched exclusively on AT&T in May and it has only been available through the US carrier retail stores since. It seems the AT&T exclusivity is going to expire soon and the Galaxy S5 Active will be heading to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini will be Flipkart exclusive in India

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini will be Flipkart exclusive in India

25 August, 2014 | comments (20)

It appears that Flipkart will be exclusive retailer to offer the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini in India. The compact SM-G900 relative is expected go officially go on sale in the country in the coming days. The retail giant broke the news by posting...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Details on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 fingerprint scanner emerge

Details on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 fingerprint scanner emerge

25 August, 2014 | comments (42)

Barely a few days after details on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera made the rounds, juicy bits of information about on the fingerprint scanner of the device also made the rounds. Samsung’s upcoming flagship phablet will tote the same hardware...


Week 34 in review: Note 4 camera, iPhone 6, Sharp Aquos

Week 34 in review: Note 4 camera, iPhone 6, Sharp Aquos

24 August, 2014 | comments (0)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 34 was mainly about the Apple and Samsung, and their upcoming smartphones and phablet. There are also interesting and fresh...