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Samsung Gear VR detailed in leaked image ahead of rumored IFA unveiling

Samsung Gear VR detailed in leaked image ahead of rumored IFA unveiling

Ahead of its speculated September unveiling at the Berlin-based IFA tradeshow, Samsung's oft-rumored VR connected eyeglasses is now showing up in a leaked photo. The glasses, which have also gone by the name of Gear VR, is now shown in a leaked image published by The Verge that details how it...
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha specs and price may have been leaked

A leaked photo may have revealed the specific hardware specifications of the much rumored Samsung Galaxy Alpha, along with a price tag, ahead of an official reveal of the device, which could come sometime later this coming week. The image, posted by the Brazilian site Tecmundo, shows that the...
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Samsung and Barnes & Noble holding event in NYC on Aug 20

After announcing a partnership to sell a co-branded Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, Samsung and Barnes & Noble have announced that they are holding an event in New York City on August 20th. The event has been confirmed to show off the previously-announced Tab 4 Nook, but also involve other announcements...
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Apple and Samsung agree to end patent litigation outside the US

Apple and Samsung announced in a joint statement that they have agreed to end patent litigation outside the US. The two companies have been engaged in patent disputes in nine countries outside the US, including Australia, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Netherlands, UK, France and Italy. Both...
Samsung Unpacked confirmed for September 3 in Berlin, Galaxy Note 4 inbound [updated]

Samsung Unpacked confirmed for September 3 in Berlin, Galaxy Note 4 inbound [updated]

The invite gives it all away Update: Samsung has now begun sending out "Note the date" invites for Samsung Unpacked, and it is indeed on September 3. Events will be taking place simultaneously in Berlin, New York and Beijing. And of course, we'll be there as part of our IFA 2014 coverage. It's...
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Microsoft claims Samsung isn't paying up on patent licenses for running Android

Microsoft has filed legal action against Samsung today in New York on the basis that Samsung has stopped paying to license intellectual property from Microsoft for its Android devices. Since 2011 Microsoft and Samsung have held a cross-licensing agreement that has shared the rights of...
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Small update for T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 provides 'improvements'

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S5 on T-Mobile's network should be on the lookout for a new but small software update, which should offer some performance improvements. Tipsters alerted us to the download earlier this morning, but T-Mobile waited until later in the day to offer up a update on...
Smartphone slowdown results in weaker second quarter for Samsung

Smartphone slowdown results in weaker second quarter for Samsung

Samsung acknowledges that it faces some challenges ahead as it advises investors that the second half of fiscal 2014 may be a difficult period. The world's largest smartphone-maker says that slow downs in the smartphone market affected its earnings in the second fiscal quarter of 2014 and to...
Samsung gives Milk Music streaming a subscription option

Samsung gives Milk Music streaming a subscription option

Though initially released as a free premium add-on for its Galaxy devices, Samsung is now giving its smartphone and tablet owners the option to pay for more features for the Milk Music service. The $3.99 subscription option brings some noted features and requires a Samsung account. With the...
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Huawei doubles sales from last year, eating into but still far behind Samsung

Huawei has had a good year, according to the latest market share numbers from IDC. Between the second quarter of 2013 and the second quarter of 2014, Huawei has enjoyed a huge 95.1 percent increase in smartphone shipments, placing them in third place behind Apple and Samsung, and ahead of Lenovo...
Samsung's smartphone market share takes a nosedive in Q2 2014

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

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. Samsung's market...
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Samsung's latest smartwatch design patents reveal rounded displays

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. The folks over at MobileGeeks have managed to uncover three new smartwatch design patents that highlight a camera on...
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Samsung's Kids Store on Galaxy S5 and Tab S now has 900 apps

Samsung has announced a major expansion of its Kid Store, included as part of the Kids Mode feature found on its Galaxy S5 smartphone and Tab S tablets. Samsung says that the Kids Store section now has 900 apps that have been especially selected for any children who are allowed to access those...
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini starts shipping in the UK August 7

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini starts shipping in the UK August 7

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is set to begin shipping in the UK on August 7. The phone, announced earlier this month, is currently available for pre-order through Samsung's website, as well as retailers like Phones 4u. The Galaxy S5 Mini will cost around £389.95, and comes in gold, blue, black, and...
Samsung shows off Galaxy S5 HDR camera performance from 'Sunrise to Sunset'

Samsung shows off Galaxy S5 HDR camera performance from 'Sunrise to Sunset'

In a short film titled Sunrise to Sunset, Samsung is highlighting the strength of the Galaxy S5's camera, in particular shooting videos in HDR mode. Shot in Trieste, Italy, the video shows that Samsung was able to pull out great colors and details in some pretty hard shots, like those with dark...
Leaked Samsung Gear VR Manager software reveals dock to connect Galaxy phones

Leaked Samsung Gear VR Manager software reveals dock to connect Galaxy phones

It appears that Samsung's rumored Google Glass competitor, the Gear VR, would come with a companion software that resides on your Galaxy smartphone to allow you to connect and pair your phone to the head-worn connected glasses. The latest leaks show that Samsung is creating a software dubbed Gear...
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Samsung to hold its Developers Conference this November

Samsung has announced that their 2014 Developers Conference will take place this November. The event will run from November 11-13th in San Francisco, taking place at Moscone West. While Samsung isn't yet talking about their specific plans for the Conference, it wouldn't be surprising to see...
Samsung's latest ad follows surfing professionals and isn't cringeworthy

Samsung's latest ad follows surfing professionals and isn't cringeworthy

Samsung has released an video for its involvement with the ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals). The company really is a hit or a miss when it comes to marketing its own family of products. Samsung's attempt to take over Terminal 5 at Heathrow was met by a mixed reception, while its recent...
Samsung says Galaxy S5 will relieve iPhone owners of 'screen envy'

Samsung says Galaxy S5 will relieve iPhone owners of 'screen envy'

Samsung is teasing iPhone owners and their small screens by saying, in usual Samsung marketing lingo, that the next big thing is already here. Highlighting the 5.1-inch display of the Galaxy S5, Samsung is telling you that iPhone owners don't need to wait for the much rumored [iPhone 6](http://...
U.S. Galaxy Gear owners can now make the switch to Tizen

U.S. Galaxy Gear owners can now make the switch to Tizen

Samsung has announced that U.S. owners of the Galaxy Gear smartwatch now have the option to switch their operating system from Android to Tizen. While Samsung started a global rollout of this option in May, the company is now officially allowing this switch to happen in the US. An FAQ page on...

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