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Galaxy S5 in Poland getting a refined Lollipop update

Galaxy S5 in Poland getting a refined Lollipop update

16 December, 2014 | comments (22)

For one reason or another Poland has been chosen as the Lollipop testing ground and the Galaxy S5 is receiving a second update in as many weeks. This one patches up issues found in the first version and includes stability and performance...


Week 49 in review: Galaxy S6, next-gen Moto E, HTC flagship

Week 49 in review: Galaxy S6, next-gen Moto E, HTC flagship

07 December, 2014 | comments (1)

Week In Review is back to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. The past Week 49 gave us a glimpse into the specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 as well as the second generation Moto E. Meanwhile, Android 5.0...


Samples from Huawei Honor 6 Plus show off dual camera

Samples from Huawei Honor 6 Plus show off dual camera

04 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Soon the HTC will get competition in the dual-camera market as the Huawei Honor 6 Plus is nearing its rumored launch date of December 16. To keep our interests piqued several camera samples, including comparison shots, made their way to the...


Android 5.0 arrives on Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe

Android 5.0 arrives on Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe

03 December, 2014 | comments (63)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to Samsung Galaxy S5 handsets in Europe. The exact device model to receive the new build is SM-G900F. As seen already, Samsung Galaxy S5 runs TouchWiz-ed version of Android 5.0, so the user experience will...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 will reportedly have an Edge variant

Samsung Galaxy S6 will reportedly have an Edge variant

01 December, 2014 | comments (81)

According to a report in SamMobile, Samsung’s next smartphone flagship will have an Edge variant with curved display. Unsurprisingly, the Korean giant’s upcoming high-profile handset will be named Samsung Galaxy S6. A close relative to...


Lollipop beta gets shown on Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S4 GPE

Lollipop beta gets shown on Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S4 GPE

01 December, 2014 | comments (24)

A beta build of Android 5.0 Lollipop for Google Play Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4 has surfaced resulting in a plethora of screenshots. In addition, there's also a screenshot of the Galaxy Note 4 running Lollipop courtesy of SamMobile's...

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Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM for Sprint's Galaxy S5 leaks

Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM for Sprint's Galaxy S5 leaks

26 November, 2014 | comments (30)

It's been nearly a month since the last major Lollipop-related leak for the Samsung Galaxy S5 – but that was only screenshots and a video demo. If you're really desperate to take Android 5.0 for a spin and have a Galaxy S5 from Sprint you can now...


Week 47 in review: Nokia N1, Lollipop for Note 3 and One M8

Week 47 in review: Nokia N1, Lollipop for Note 3 and One M8

23 November, 2014 | comments (6)

Week In Review is back to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. The past Week 47 saw Nokia's Android tablet announcement - the N1 came as a surprise to quite a few people. Additionally, Meizu revealed the MX4...


Sprint offers the Galaxy S5 and iPhone 6 for $5/month

Sprint offers the Galaxy S5 and iPhone 6 for $5/month

22 November, 2014 | comments (10)

In an attempt to keep existing customers from switching to a rival carrier, Sprint is launching a Loyalty program with quite a few perks. The most notable of them is a large discount of the Samsung Galaxy S5 or iPhone 6 16GB. Now, they're offered...


Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 finally receives Android 4.4.4

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 finally receives Android 4.4.4

20 November, 2014 | comments (18)

More than two months later than T-Mobile's version, Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 is now finally in the process of getting updated to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. This is the last version of the OS bearing that name, so we assume the next new software...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus is now on sale in Europe

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus is now on sale in Europe

20 November, 2014 | comments (46)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus was unveiled a month ago without much fanfare. It's an updated version of the Galaxy S5 flagship that keeps everything the same but promotes the chipset to Snapdragon 805. The new chip offers better quad-core Krait 450...

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Nexus 6 enters DxOMark Top 10 for camera performance

Nexus 6 enters DxOMark Top 10 for camera performance

13 November, 2014 | comments (55)

The Nexus 6 has had its camera tested by the folks over at DxOMark, and they've published the results. The first Nexus phablet got a score of 78, which nets it the sixth position in DxOMark's Top 10 for best mobile phone cameras. As we have told...


Week 45 in review: Samsung Galaxy S6 and Note 5 rumors

Week 45 in review: Samsung Galaxy S6 and Note 5 rumors

09 November, 2014 | comments (8)

Week In Review is back to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. The past Week 45 saw a lot of rumors regarding Samsung's upcoming flagships, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy Note 5. The later was rumored to sport a...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

07 November, 2014 | comments (63)

We have seen an internal build of the Android 5.0 Lollipop running on the Samsung Galaxy S5, courtesy SamMobile. Now they have managed to get their hands on an internal Lollipop build for the older Galaxy S4, and have a video for us to see...

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Samsung tipped to have a new series of smartphones on the way

Samsung tipped to have a new series of smartphones on the way

06 November, 2014 | comments (64)

According to a report in SamMobile, Samsung will soon launch a brand new smartphone series. The new lineup will allegedly feature single letter naming convention like the one seen in the newly launched Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5....


Week 44 in review: Oppo N3 and R5, DROID Turbo, Galaxy A5

Week 44 in review: Oppo N3 and R5, DROID Turbo, Galaxy A5

02 November, 2014 | comments (1)

Week In Review is back to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. The past Week 44 saw a lot of new smartphone announcements. Motorola, Samsung and Oppo revealed new devices and all of them are quite...


New Lollipop build for Samsung Galaxy S5 gets showcased

New Lollipop build for Samsung Galaxy S5 gets showcased

31 October, 2014 | comments (65)

A few weeks ago we brought you images and video showing what an early build of Android L for the Samsung Galaxy S5 looked like. Since that point, the Korean company's engineers have been hard at work tweaking things and integrating the TouchWiz...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 joins Sprint's device leasing scheme

Samsung Galaxy S5 joins Sprint's device leasing scheme

31 October, 2014 | comments (3)

A couple of weeks ago Sprint introduced its device leasing program, and so far only the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been in it. Through this scheme, you're able to lease a handset by essentially paying Sprint a monthly sum as 'rent'. And now...


HTC Sense 7 screenshots leak with Material Design in tow

HTC Sense 7 screenshots leak with Material Design in tow

27 October, 2014 | comments (36)

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...

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 European launch of Galaxy S5 Active tipped by a retailer

European launch of Galaxy S5 Active tipped by a retailer

26 October, 2014 | comments (14)

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...