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Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 Plus with Snapdragon 805

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 Plus with Snapdragon 805

21 October, 2014 | comments (67)

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...

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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...

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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 (85)

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera gets fully detailed

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera gets fully detailed

21 August, 2014 | comments (94)

Details on the camera unit of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy 4 leaked out. The Korean giant’s next generation flagship phablet will reportedly pack a 16MP Sony IMX240 camera sensor with optical image stabilization. The abovementioned sensor...


Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A may land in Europe this month

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A may land in Europe this month

13 August, 2014 | comments (18)

Samsung may have just unveiled the metal-clad Galaxy Alpha earlier today, but apparently that's not the only new model headed to Europe soon. So far, the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A has been confined to the company's home country of South Korea, but...

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Motorola Shamu (possible Nexus 6) gets benchmarked

Motorola Shamu (possible Nexus 6) gets benchmarked

12 August, 2014 | comments (24)

Last month we heard a rumor about Motorola making the next Nexus smartphone, and it bearing the codename Shamu. Now this exact device has apparently been benchmarked using GFXBench, and the results it achieved may give us an indication about some...

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Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

06 August, 2014 | comments (9)

The Google Play Edition smartphones are out of the Play Store and in their place Google has the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 as well as LG's G Watch and Samsung's Gear Live - both running Android Wear OS. It seems Google is done with the HTC One, Samsung...

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All-blue Samsung Galaxy S5 lands in the US on August 17

All-blue Samsung Galaxy S5 lands in the US on August 17

05 August, 2014 | comments (17)

Best Buy has just announced that it will exclusively sell an all-blue version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 starting on Sunday, August 17. The hue is still called Electric Blue, but unlike the color of the same name that's already available...

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