Headlines

1 day ago

Using the S Health app on the Samsung Galaxy S5

15
Galaxy S5 S Health app

Samsung has covered a lot of health and fitness bases on the Galaxy S5

Health and fitness has a big focus in the Samsung Galaxy S5, something we learned from the very moment it was introduced on stage. Samsung is making it easy to get involved in tracking your activity with the heart rate sensor on the back of the phone and the first-party S Health application.

S Health is a nice and easy way to pay more attention to your activity levels without the need for any wristbands or paying for any apps. Here's what it can do for you.

Read more and comment

 
1 day ago

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini gets a mini teardown, finds mini parts

0

The iFixit team managed to get their hands on a Galaxy S5 Mini for a teardown, and found that the device has a lot in common with its standard sized sibling, the Galaxy S5. Both devices for instance feature the same dust and water resistance seal, as well as the micro-SIM tray and the microSD card slot. The Galaxy S5 Mini also retains the fingerprint scanner and the heart rate sensor at the back from the Galaxy S5.

Read more and comment

 
1 day ago

Samsung Galaxy Avant brings Samsung style on the cheap to T-Mobile

20

If you're looking for a relatively affordable Samsung Android phone on T-Mobile, the new Samsung Galaxy Avant just might fit the bill. The phone, which is set to retail for $216 and can be had for as little as $9/month over 24 months, has a 4.5-inch 960x540 display (245ppi), an unspecified quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz, LTE, and cameras of unspecified quality, all running Android 4.4 KitKat.

Read more and comment

 
1 day ago

Virgin Mobile to roll out a fully customizable prepaid plan with limited web access

5

Virgin Mobile will be rolling out a new no-contract wireless plan, sold exclusively through Walmart. The mobile operator will be offering Americans the ability to activate up to five phone lines for a monthly fee starting from just $7 for each line. Available on August 9th, those who opt for Virgin Custom will have the option to customize everything to suit current needs and requirements, so long as you only enjoy using some of the popular social networks available.

Read more and comment

 
1 day ago

Top app, device and accessory sales for July 30, 2014

6

Looking to gear up for the summer? We've got some new sales on Android devices, accessories, and apps that you may be interested in...

Read more and comment

 
1 day ago

Sprint's first quarter 2014 results show they finally turned a profit

61

Sprint today released its earnings report for the first fiscal quarter of 2014, detailing a net income of $23 million, the best result in over seven years. The US mobile operator also confirmed that 3G network maintenance was largely complete, while LTE coverage expands to cover approximately 254 million people. Sprint had previously been struggling with new affordable plans to attract custom and forking out for upgrading 4G infrastructure.

Read more and comment

 
1 day ago

Blurry images of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact allegedly leaked

51

Very blurry images of what is allegedly the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Android smartphone have made their way to the Internet, a few weeks after photos of the larger Xperia Z3 were posted as well.

Read more and comment

 
1 day ago

Metal-clad Galaxy Alpha allegedly set for an official launch next week

30

Samsung's mysterious Galaxy Alpha may be set for an official unveil as early as next week. The South Korean manufacturer has been rumored to be working on a device with a metallic chassis for a long time now. While earlier rumors referenced a high-end flagship dubbed the Galaxy S5 Prime, lately we've been hearing of a device with a much more modest spec sheet, which will allegedly be called Galaxy Alpha.

Read more and comment

 
1 day ago

Samsung's smartphone market share takes a nosedive in Q2 2014

122

Samsung's dismal second quarter continues as the smartphone manufacturer lost market share for the first time in recent memory. While Samsung is still the leading smartphone vendor, it shipped 74.3 million units in Q2 2014, down from 77.3 units from the same period last year.

Read more and comment

 
1 day ago

Samsung's latest smartwatch design patents reveal rounded displays

46

If Samsung's latest patent filings are anything to go by, it looks like the manufacturer is mulling smartwatches with rounded displays, much like Motorola's upcoming Moto 360.

Read more and comment

 
Show More Headlines

Pages