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LG G3 versus Galaxy S5

LG G3 versus Samsung Galaxy S5

Korean electronics giants Samsung and LG compete in just about every area in which they operate. In the smartphone space, though, Samsung's Android-powered lineup remains top dog. Not only is it the world's top handset manufacturer, but it's Galaxy range, headed by the Galaxy S5, also represents...
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Top 5 tips and tricks for using Samsung S Voice

Samsung went to the trouble to make its own voice-recognition app — here's how to use it S Voice is the bundled voice command application that comes with the Galaxy S5 and other Samsung devices which allows you to take all sorts of actions without having to fiddle with your phone. These five...
Logitech +trip car mount

Logitech announces a Galaxy S5 case and magnetic car mount

If you're looking for a new Galaxy S5 case and a way to mount your phone in your car, Logitech might just have you covered. The company today announced its protection+ case and +trip (italics ours, annoying lowercase and plus-sign styling theirs) car air-conditioner mount for the GS5. The...
Galaxy S5 Heart Rate Monitor

How to use the Heart Rate Monitor on the Galaxy S5

One of the big hardware advancements that Samsung included in the Galaxy S5 is its built-in Heart Rate Monitor, letting you keep up on your health with no additional accessories required. Even better, Samsung integrated its heart rate sensing technology into the same housing that holds the camera...
Galaxy S5 Easy Mode

How to enable Easy Mode on the Galaxy S5

Whether it's for a new user or just to have something simpler, Easy Mode is quick to enable and configure We all carry around a literal pocket computer with us every day, and the Galaxy S5 takes that notion to the extreme with its laundry list of great features and capabilities. We know not...
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Samsung shows you why it's time to put down the Galaxy S3 and upgrade

Samsung is not unfamiliar with intense and sometimes clever marketing techniques and its latest Galaxy S5 adverts certainly fall into both categories. If you're a proud Galaxy S3 owner but are wanting something more from the phone, Samsung is lending a hand by showing consumers exactly how much...
Sprint rolling out Wi-Fi calling update for the Galaxy S5

Sprint rolling out Wi-Fi calling update for the Galaxy S5

If you're on Sprint and making use of a Galaxy S5, you might have an update waiting for you. Although it's a simple, small update it adds one feature we're sure at least a few folks will love to finally see arrive and that is Wi-Fi calling. The update is noted to be software version...
Get a Galaxy S5 from Cricket for $539.99 after mail-in rebate

Get a Galaxy S5 from Cricket for $539.99 with mail-in rebate

Cricket Wireless is offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 for $539.99. Starting this Friday, June 27, customers can get this price with a $50 mail-in rebate. This offer is only for a limited time. AT&T recently relaunched Cricket as its nationwide prepaid service, rolling it in with AiO Wireless...
The red and blue backs for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport bringing hard buttons and texture to Sprint

Sprint has announced it will sell the fitness-themed Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport, their version of the Galaxy S5 Active, starting on July 25. Like the Active, the Galaxy S5 Sport will have a 5.1 inch display, along with a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor and Android 4.4.2 KitKat. It...
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Galaxy S5 Active review

This Galaxy S5 is ready to take a beating If you've been holding on to that older Samsung Rugby Smart or even last year's Galaxy S4 Active, you'll be pleased with what you're about to read. With the Galaxy S5 Active, Samsung has once again taken their best selling device and sent it back to...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 joins T-Mobile's VOLTE ranks

We're live in Seattle this evening where T-Mobile CEO John Legere & Co. are laying down their latest Uncarrier news, and on the device front the Big Deal is that the Samsung Galaxy S5 will be VoLTE-capable starting June 19 in the 16 cities that sport the voice-over-LTE upgrade. That makes...
S Finder gets some critical updates on Galaxy S5 from Samsung

Samsung dispatches emergency S Finder update to Galaxy S5

It looks like Samsung is pushing out a critical update to the Galaxy S5 that the company says is an "emergency update" related to the S Finder universal search app on the phone. The update could be downloaded over WiFi or over your carrier's network, though the latter will incur "additional data...
Galaxy S5 LTE-A

Samsung: No plans to launch Galaxy S5 LTE-A globally [Update!]

Updated Galaxy S5 with 1440p display, Snapdragon 805 set to remain Korea-exclusive This morning Samsung unveiled a new version of its flagship Galaxy S5 powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 805 processor, with an upgraded 3GB of RAM and a new 5.1-inch QHD (2560x1440) SuperAMOLED display.The...
GS5 LTE-A

Samsung announces Galaxy S5 LTE-A with QHD display, Snapdragon 805 CPU in South Korea

Looks like those rumors suggesting an imminent arrival of a LTE-A version of the Galaxy S5 were spot on, as Samsung has just unveiled the handset in South Korea. The device sports a beefier Snapdragon 805 CPU and a QHD display with a resolution of 2560x1440. The 5.1-inch Galaxy S5 LTE-A boasts...
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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...
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

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...

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