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Samsung Galaxy S5 Copper Gold variant now available in India

After launching the Charcoal Black and Shimmery White variants of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in India, Samsung has announced that the Copper Gold version is now available for sale in the country. The Copper Gold variant is available via Samsung's official e-store as well as brick-and-mortar stores....
Samsung Galaxy S5 versus HTC One M8

Samsung Galaxy S5 versus HTC One M8

HTC and Samsung's 2014 flagships showcase two radically different approaches to smartphone design For many smartphone buyers over the next few months, this is the big choice — the Samsung Galaxy S5, or the new HTC One M8. While both are five-inch rectangles — more or less, anyway — running...
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Latest Samsung Galaxy S5 ads focus on features

The Samsung Galaxy S5 marketing train continues to roll with a series of new ads that focus on individual features of the phone. There's one for the selective focus feature in the camera – up top – as well as one for the ultra power saving mode and for the S-Health application. The Galaxy S5...
LastPass update adds support for Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner

LastPass update adds support for Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner

Up until now the Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner was good for two things: unlocking the phone and paying with PayPal. Granted that's one substantial thing more than Apple's Touch ID on the iPhone 5s, but that still was a little limited. But Samsung had opened access to that scanner, and...
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The earbuds that come with the Samsung Galaxy S5 are actually pretty good

You might be pleasantly surprised by what comes in the box with your new Galaxy S5 Something that we don't usually pay much attention to when reviewing new phones like the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the stuff that's actually in the box with the phone. Like the earbuds. Sometimes that's with good...
Some users report Galaxy S5 camera failures

Galaxy S5 owners with 'Warning: Camera Failed' errors advised to contact support

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a fantastic camera, but it seems that enough owners of the new Samsung flagship have experienced errors that Verizon is taking support action to rectify. The error, simply described as "Warning: Camera Failed" freezes the camera app on launch and requires a reboot of the...
Samsung Galaxy S5 S Translator

S Translator on the Samsung Galaxy S5

One of the preloaded apps on the Samsung Galaxy S5 is a new text and speech translator. It's a really helpful way to get by in foreign countries thanks to a conversation mode that translates the spoekn word from one language into another with an impressive amount of speed. The Samsung App Store...
Samsung and Swarovski to launch blinged-out Galaxy S5

Samsung and Swarovski to launch blinged-out Galaxy S5

Samsung's latest partnership with Swarovski will bring to market a "crystal collection" edition of its flagship phone, the Galaxy S5. A teaser posted on YouTube by Samsung Mobile Korea reveals that the blingtastic handset, the back of which is smothered in Swarovski crystals, will arrive in May...
Galaxy S5 and Nexus 5 cameras

Comparing cameras: Galaxy S5 versus Nexus 5

See if Samsung's latest can beat out Google's 6-month old entry Every time a new phone is released touting drastically improved camera hardware and software, we naturally jump at the opportunity to put it through its paces. We've done just that with the Galaxy S5, and it's clear that the phone...
Trident Aegis Case for Samsung Galaxy S5

Trident Aegis Case for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Next up in our parade of Galaxy S5 cases is the Trident Aegis Case. This is one of those two-for-one deals (three, really) that provides a lot of protection for your phone. Start with the layer of shock-absorbing silicone — rubber, really — that fits around your phone. Presumably it'll help...
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Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5 update squashes bugs and drops Google from S Finder

Sprint has issued a software update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 with a few tweaks and fixes, but the most notable one is that it makes it so S Finder doesn't offer up Google search results anymore. The update also intends to fix resonsiveness with the S View Cover, let you take pictures during a...
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Samsung explains what makes the Galaxy S5 display so good to look at

Samsung has run through some of the major features of the display on the Galaxy S5. These include some subtle things like contrast enhancement in bright conditions, which improves viewing in outdoor conditions, and being able to adapt saturation and sharpness to meet the color range of ambient...
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Smart Remote on the Samsung Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 features an infrared emitter at the top of the phone which can control your TV and other home electronics. The app, Smart Remote, requires a little bit of setup but is ultimately very useful in reducing the number of controllers you need to keep around in your living room,...
Cruzerlite Bugdroid Circuit Case for Samsung Galaxy S5

Cruzerlite Bugdroid Circuit case for Galaxy S5

How can you not love the Cruzerlite Bugdroid Circuit Case for the Samsung Galaxy S5? Take one part simple TPU case — great for taking the brunt of the occasional bump and fall, as well as standing between your phone and anything that's trying to scratch it — and one part awesome Bugdroid...
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A word of caution on using the Google Now Launcher on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Largely all is well, until you enter ultra power saving mode Here's a quick word of caution to anyone sideloading the Google Now Launcher onto their new Samsung Galaxy S5. Largely Google's own KitKat launcher works faultlessly on Samsung's latest Android handset. It's smooth, it's snappy, and it...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 going for $99.99 on Amazon

Looking to save some cash on the new Samsung Galaxy S5? Then you're in luck if you've been wanting it on Verizon. Head to Amazon where you'll be able to save over $100 off the on-contract price. Verizon offers the Galaxy S5 for $199 with a contract, while Amazon is has the same device for just $...
Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Samsung's 2014 flagship smartphone is bigger, faster and more polished, with water-resistant credentials and a more modern user interface. It'll sell millions and millions. But the question remains: Is it the right phone for you? For most of the phone-buying public, Samsung's Galaxy line of...
Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Samsung’s 2014 flagship smartphone is bigger, faster and more polished, with water-resistant credentials and a more modern user interface. But is it the right phone for you? For most of the phone-buying public, Samsung's Galaxy line of phones has much broader brand recognition than the Android OS...
Samsung Galaxy S5 hits MetroPCS today

Samsung Galaxy S5 hitting MetroPCS today

MetroPCS has today announced the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S5 at retail stores across the US, as well as on the website. If you're waiting for Samsung's latest flagship Android smartphone, you'll be able to pick one up on plans from $40. Alternatively, you can purchase the device outright...
OK Google on the Galaxy S5

Quick tip: "OK Google" works just fine on the Samsung Galaxy S5

A little tip worth pointing out for new Samsung Galaxy S5 owners, that the "OK Google" hotword works out of the box in the new Touchwiz launcher. It may seem obvious to some, but having spoken to a few people in the past couple of days that didn't know about it, it's worth highlighting. It's...

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