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Snapdragon 805-equipped Galaxy S5 LTE-A tipped for imminent Korean launch

Reports out of South Korea suggest that Samsung is getting set to launch an LTE-Advanced version of the Galaxy S5 later this month. The device is said to sport a Snapdragon 805 SoC and can reportedly achieve download speeds of up to 225Mbps. However it's unclear whether this device could be...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 models for Verizon and AT&T now have a root method

If you've been itching to get root access on your AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S5, today brings some good news. Famed cracker and Sony's BFF geohot has built a tool that will root your S5 and let you get on with all those things you've been wanting to do but couldn't — like kill Caller Name ID or...
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Android 4.4.3 update reportedly rolling out to Galaxy S5 this month, Galaxy S4 to follow suit in July

A leaked Samsung KitKat update schedule document mentions that the manufacturer is set to roll out the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update to the Galaxy S5 later this month, and for the Galaxy S4 in the month of July. An earlier version of the document, which was leaked last month, revealed that the...
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Buy a Galaxy S5 from Vodafone UK, get a Gear Fit for free

If you've held out on buying the Galaxy S5, Vodafone UK has quite the deal for you. The UK carrier is bundling a Gear Fit with every purchase of the Galaxy S5. The deal is active now and will run through June 26. The bundle is only valid for online orders, and Vodafone mentions that all...
Win a Galaxy S5 just by charging Samsung Apps purchases to your O2 phone bill

Win a Galaxy S5 just by charging Samsung Apps purchases to your O2 phone bill

Wireless carrier O2 has announced a new way to pay for apps purchased through Samsung Apps, Samsung's app store that lives in parallel to Google Play on many Samsung phones and tablets. Now, customers on O2 can opt to pay for these apps by having the purchase price billed to their phone bills in...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active hands-on

It's a Galaxy S5, only tougher. A lot tougher. Behold, the Samsung Galaxy S5 for the hunting set. OK, that's not quite fair — camouflage is but one color you can get the GS5 Active in — gray, red and green are other options — but how can you not go for camo, right? So what we have here is...
Incipio DualPro Shine for Galaxy S5

Incipio DualPro Shine case for Galaxy S5

If you want to take things seriously with protecting your Galaxy S5 from the elements, the Incipio DualPro Shine case may be the choice to go with. This durable two-piece case combines the protection and shock resistance of a rubber case with the hard outer shell of a plastic case, bringing the...
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T-Mobile Galaxy S5 update to fix SMS/MMS rolling out once again

Following an initial update rollout that was apparently not fully baked, T-Mobile has resumed pushing out an update that is supposed to fix issues with MMS messages and network performance. The 133MB OTA download is now hitting devices, and aside from the bump up to software version number...
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RadioShack offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 for just $79 on-contract the next two weeks

As the world enters the summer months, there's also usually a big slowdown in terms of new mobile hardware product launches. However, there are some deals to be found on current devices. One of them can be found at RadioShack which is currently running a promotion for the Samsung Galaxy S5 for...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 now available in copper gold and electric blue from Rogers

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available from Rogers in "copper gold" and "electric blue" colors. The S5 was previously available from the Canadian carrier only in it's black and white variants. The phone will still set you back $249.99 on a new two-year plan. Customers looking for a smartwatch can...
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Your Galaxy S5 can have wireless charging for a mere $10 — and a big catch

The question is ... should you risk the water resistance and put up with that unsightly bulge? The Samsung Galaxy S5, sadly, does not come with wireless charging out of the box. The good news is that Samsung has a couple of options available — we've already taken a look at the official Galaxy S5...
Samsung shows why you should #ExpectMore from your smartphone with new Galaxy S5 ads

Samsung shows why you should #ExpectMore from your smartphone with new Galaxy S5 ads

Samsung has released a batch of new advertisements for its Galaxy S5 flagship Android smartphone. The videos focus on common issues with mobile devices of today that have been addressed with the latest iteration of the premium Galaxy phone. From waterproof certification all the way to increased...
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The specs: LG G3 versus Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, Sony Xperia Z2

See how the parts and pieces of the Class of 2014 match up We've had a look at the big four of 2014 all side-by-side and looking pretty, but we know that plenty of us also want to see some heads-up action of the specifications. Specs never tell the whole story, but when you're talking high-end...
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In pictures: LG G3 versus Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, Sony Xperia Z2

We compare the four big Android phones of 2014 — including the just-announced LG G3 The LG G3 is official, and we've got our hands on LG's new, 5.5-inch, quad-HD-screened flagship smartphone. We've also brought along the three leading high-end Android phones — the metal-clad HTC One M8, Samsung'...
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Galaxy S5 wireless charging: Everything you need to know

Looking for the best wireless charging options for your Galaxy S5? We can help. When it comes to the Samsung Galaxy S5, wireless charging is where it's at. There are a few reasons for that. The first is convenience. Because of its IP67 rating for water resistance, the Galaxy S5 has a flap...
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Samsung testing Android 4.4.3 on Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4, outlines 4.4.2 update timeline for other devices

It looks like Samsung is already testing Android 4.4.3 on its current flagship, the Galaxy S5, and last year's Galaxy S4. Documents obtained by SamMobile reveal that the South Korean manufacturer is testing the as-yet unannounced Android update (which has a build number KTU70) on both the...
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T-Mobile's Galaxy S5 gets an SMS/MMS fix

The T-Mobile version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 today is getting a software update over the air or through the KIES desktop program. New in build G900TUVU1ANE5 is an improvement for intermittent failures for text messages and MMS messages. And ... that's it. Look for the update. Update the update....
Samsung Galaxy S5 Wireless Charging S-View Flip Cover

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Wireless Charging S-View Flip Cover

We've already taken a good look at the S-View Flip Case for the Samsung Galaxy S5 — now it's time to peek at the wireless model. If you're new to this sort of Galaxy S5 case, here's the deal: You remove the existing back to your Galaxy S5 and snap on this whole thing instead. It's also got a...
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Verizon's gold Galaxy S5 breaks cover

Interested in picking up a gold Galaxy S5 once it launches on Verizon later this month? If so, here's an early look at what the device will look like, thanks to a leak posted by notorious leakster @evleaks. As you can see from the image above, Verizon's version features the carrier's branding...
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The Samsung Galaxy S5 official extra battery kit

Samsung's extra battery kit gives you a second battery for your GS5, a protective case and an external charger If you've got a phone with a removable battery, like the Samsung Galaxy S5, you might as well put it to good use. Sure, you can use an external USB battery pack with just about any...

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