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Samsung's enormous Galaxy W is official with a 7-inch display

The much rumored 7-incher from Samsung is real and it just got an official announcement for SK Telecom over in Korea. While big on size the Galaxy W isn't so big on specs with a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, 1.5GB of RAM, a 3500mAh battery, 16GB onboard storage an 8MP camera and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean....
A leaked press image of the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 appears showing off all sides of the device

Galaxy Tab S 8.4 press renders leaked ahead of official debut

Ahead of an official announcement of Samsung's rumored Galaxy Tab S series, we now have what appears to be official press images of the Galaxy Tab S 8.4. It appears that Samsung is keeping the design language of the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 consistent with the flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone and with the...
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Press renders of the 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S leak ahead of official announcement

Notorious leakster @evleaks just posted press renders of Samsung's 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S, an AMOLED tablet that the South Korean manufacturer is scheduled to unveil on June 12 in an event in New York. The press renders confirm what we've seen in leaked images from earlier this month. The...
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Samsung reportedly collaborating with Oculus on VR headset

Earlier last week, it was revealed that Samsung was working on its own VR headset, and that the manufacturer was working on getting its product available to the masses before a consumer version of the Oculus Rift hits stores. A new report from Engadget states that Samsung is in fact seeking...
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Samsung switches the Galaxy Gear from Android to Tizen

Samsung has finally pushed the green light on rolling out its own operating system, Tizen on its Android-based smartwatches. An update for the original Galaxy Gear is currently under way, which will bring hardware over to Tizen from Android. While consumers won't notice any substantial visual...
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Samsung Galaxy K Zoom launches in the UK May 31

Samsung's half-phone, half-camera hybrid the Galaxy K Zoom will go on sale in the UK tomorrow, Saturday May 31. The initial launch will take place at Samsung's own network of 'experience stores' across the country, as well as Carphone Warehouse outlets. There's no word on wider availability just...
AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 Active leak

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active for AT&T photo set leaks, looks more rugged and tank-like

We've seen the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active leak our a few times already, including a surprisingly lengthy hands-on video of the S5 Active in a dude's truck (how appropriate, huh?), so what's one more? We've seen the back of this phone before, but only in that video, so what we have now is a better...
Sprint Galaxy Note 2

Android 4.4 KitKat rolling out to Sprint's Galaxy Note 2

Sure, the Galaxy Note 3 has received an update to the latest version of Android in March, but what about its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 2? After outlining that the device would be receiving the KitKat update later this month, Samsung is making good on its promise by rolling out the update to...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Samsung prematurely publishes Galaxy Tab S 10.5 support pages

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 has been spotted passing through FCC, but now the Android-based tablet has official support pages on Samsung's online properties. Websites for both Venezuela and Spain have listed the SM-T800, but aren't providing more information on the product. What we could take...
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Samsung's 7-inch 'phoneblet' makes its way to the FCC


 We saw Samsung's 7-inch phone/tablet in a leaked SK Telecom brochure earlier this month. While the device was originally thought to be exclusive to South Korea, a device bearing the same model number (SM-T2558) made its way to the FCC, which indicates a US launch may be on the cards. The...
Samsung SIMBAND

Samsung wants you to be healthy, announces new hardware platform

Today at a health-focused event in San Francisco, Samsung has shown off a new advanced wearable health tracker, the SIMBAND (we'll just call it Simband from here on out). The device, which straps onto your wrist like about half of the wearables out there today, users a variety of sensors to track...
Galaxy Tab S finger scanner

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S tablets will allegedly come with a fingerprint scanner

Samsung's upcoming tablet series, the Galaxy Tab S, will allegedly feature a fingerprint scanner that is similar in functionality to the one used in the Galaxy S5. In addition to the fingerprint scanner, the tablets will come with a battery saver mode that debuted on the Samsung's latest flagship...
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...
LG G3 vs competitors

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'...
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Samsung rolling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat update to international Galaxy S4 Active

A month after rolling out the update for AT&T's version of the Galaxy S4 Active, Samsung has announced that users of the international variant of the device (GT-I9295) will be able to make the switch to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The OTA update is now live in Netherlands and should be rolling...
Manufacturers fight for top spot in Europe as Samsung gains ground in U.S.

Manufacturers fight for top spot in Europe as Samsung gains ground in US

Kantar WorldPanel has released figures for the three months running up to April 2014, which show an increase in the number of manufactures competing for the top spots in the European smartphone market. The report also shows Android remaining in the lead when it comes to overall shares of the...
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Samsung patent reveals detailed plans for smartwatch with a circular display

In addition to the standalone smartwatch with a built-in SIM card, Samsung may be looking to offer a smartwatch with a circular display, much like the Moto 360. Patents from last year indicate that the South Korean manufacturer is working on a new interface that is designed to take advantage of...
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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...
T-Mobile puts Galaxy S5 update on hold due to bug causing slow download speeds

T-Mobile puts Galaxy S5 update on hold due to bug causing slow download speeds

If you're on T-Mobile using a Galaxy S5 and wondering where the update is that we previously told you about, you're going to have to wait a little bit longer. The update (G900TUVU1ANE5) was meant to be an improvement for intermittent failures for text messages and MMS messages but it appears to...
Gear 2

Samsung may soon offer a stand-alone smartwatch

Hot off the release of the new Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit, rumors are once again flying that Samsung may also be gearing up to release a stand-alone smartwatch that would work without the need to be connected to a phone. Much like the Neptune Pine or Omate TrueSmart watches, Samsung's...

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