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Samsung Galaxy J7 revealed in user agent profile leak

Samsung Galaxy J7 revealed in user agent profile leak

01 April, 2015 | comments (5)

New information has surfaced about an upcoming Samsung device - the Galaxy J7. It belongs to the budget-oriented family of the Galaxy J1, which was released in February and it will probably be the Korean giant's next budget phablet offer. The...


LTE variant of the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is getting Lollipop OTA

LTE variant of the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is getting Lollipop OTA

01 April, 2015 | comments (6)

Samsung has been slowly but steadily ticking the boxes for Lollipop updates to the devices in its portfolio, and apparently the LTE version of the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is next in line. After last week's Android 5.0.2 OTA for the Wi-Fi only variant, the...

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Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, and One M9 now up for preorder on Verizon

Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, and One M9 now up for preorder on Verizon

01 April, 2015 | comments (8)

Samsungís latest devices, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, as well as the HTC One M9, are now up for pre-order from US carrier Verizon Wireless. All the three devices will be available starting April 10. Both the 32GB S6 and the One M9,...

Tags: Samsung, HTC, Android


Gold 64GB Galaxy S6 and S6 edge now on pre-order at T-Mobile

Gold 64GB Galaxy S6 and S6 edge now on pre-order at T-Mobile

31 March, 2015 | comments (18)

Both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge are now available to pre-order from T-Mobile USA in gold, with 64GB of built-in storage space. T-Mobile started taking pre-orders for Samsung's latest top of the line smartphones on March 27, but...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha will get Lollipop alongside the Note II

Samsung Galaxy Alpha will get Lollipop alongside the Note II

31 March, 2015 | comments (62)

Samsung's websites for Finland and Denmark are giving us some interesting information about which devices the company plans to bring Android Lollipop to next. As you may know, the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S5, Galaxy...

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Galaxy S6 and S6 edge may double the S5 pre-orders in the US

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge may double the S5 pre-orders in the US

31 March, 2015 | comments (49)

The popularity of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge took even Samsung by surprise as the company is reportedly scrambling to build enough units. Pre-orders in Switzerland are said to be quadruple what the Galaxy S5 drew in. Now Korean media is reporting...


SK Telecom faces sales ban just as Galaxy S6 nears launch

SK Telecom faces sales ban just as Galaxy S6 nears launch

30 March, 2015 | comments (23)

Galaxy S launches seem to carry a curse for SK Telecom. Last year the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) imposed a ban on SK preventing sales for 45 days right around the time the Galaxy S5 was supposed to launch. Now that the Galaxy S6 launch...


Samsung Galaxy S6 edge survives over 20 minutes under water

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge survives over 20 minutes under water

30 March, 2015 | comments (54)

Samsung didnít waterproof the new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge like it did with their predecessor. So, what happens if you drop your Galaxy S6 edge in water? TechSmartt decided to find out and dunked the an S6 edge into a bowl of water with the stopwatch...

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Samsung Z1 gets another OTA update

Samsung Z1 gets another OTA update

30 March, 2015 | comments (5)

Samsung's Tizen-based Z1 smartphone, which went on sale in India back in January this year, has received another over-the-air (OTA) update. Sized at 26.9MB, the update has build number Z130HDDU0BOC7 and brings Tizen to version 2.3.0.1. Given...

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Android 5.1 might bring new TouchWiz to Galaxy Note 4

Android 5.1 might bring new TouchWiz to Galaxy Note 4

27 March, 2015 | comments (46)

According to a new report, an update to Android 5.1 Lollipop will bring updated TouchWiz UX to Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The latest TouchWiz debuted alongside Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Most global versions of the Korean giantís...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 13

The Top 10 trending phones of week 13

29 March, 2015 | comments (10)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is on top of our weekly trending phones chart yet again, and leads by a country mile. A good 100k hits per day behind, the affordable and hugely popular Galaxy Grand Prime takes the second, inches ahead of another offering by...


T-Mobileís Galaxy S6, S6 Edge gets first OTA update

T-Mobileís Galaxy S6, S6 Edge gets first OTA update

29 March, 2015 | comments (14)

Samsungís new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are yet to go on sale, but those lucky enough to get their units a few days in advance are already been treated to their first firmware update. To enhance that experience, Samsung has pushed an OTA update...


Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge US pre-orders open tomorrow

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge US pre-orders open tomorrow

26 March, 2015 | comments (12)

Samsung announced the availability for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge for the United States. Quite expectedly the flagship duo will be released on April 10, while the pre-orders open tomorrow - March 27. All US carriers will be offering the...


Samsung to bring back the microSD slot with the S6 Active

Samsung to bring back the microSD slot with the S6 Active

26 March, 2015 | comments (63)

Samsung Galaxy S6 turned out not the flagship many was hoping for. It ditched the SD expansion slot the water protection and removable battery for good, in favor of refined design and improved user experience. Now that those features are a lost...


Samsung plans to triple the production of Galaxy S6 edge

Samsung plans to triple the production of Galaxy S6 edge

26 March, 2015 | comments (27)

The special sibling to Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S6 edge, is apparently even hotter than the company had foreseen. After forecasts by market analysts reached a 55M total Galaxy S6 units sold throughout the year, the Korean giant is...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo to get Lollipop later this year

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo to get Lollipop later this year

25 March, 2015 | comments (22)

Before you think Samsung has forgotten about the lesser known cousin of the Note 3, the Galaxy Note 3 Neo, think again. The company's French Twitter account responded to a query about the Lollipop update for the device, confirming that the update is...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for AT&T gets Android 5.0 Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for AT&T gets Android 5.0 Lollipop

24 March, 2015 | comments (15)

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 for AT&T isnít alone in getting Android Lollipop today. The carrier version of the phabletís predecessor, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 also began receiving Android 5.0. With a size of 1.2GB, the Android 5.0 update for Galaxy...


AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Note 4 receives Lollipop update

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Note 4 receives Lollipop update

24 March, 2015 | comments (51)

Following a few previous rollouts across the world, AT&T's version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is now in the process of receiving its update to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The carrier has posted the relevant documentation on its website, and the...


Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 gets update with new KNOX, mute

Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 gets update with new KNOX, mute

24 March, 2015 | comments (62)

The Samsung I9500 Galaxy S5 received Android 5.0 Lollipop early this year, a hefty 1.05GB update. Now it's receiving a smaller update, which keeps the Android version at 5.0.1, but Samsung KNOX goes from version 1.0 to v2.0. Another change is...


Samsung building a foldable phone, LG on transparent screens

Samsung building a foldable phone, LG on transparent screens

24 March, 2015 | comments (51)

Samsung is releasing the occasional flip smartphone, but those are niche products with limited availability and appeal. A Samsung official revealed that the company has a plant to leverage its bendable display technology to create foldable...

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