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Samsung starts limited "try before you buy" trial of some Android devices

Samsung has announced it has started a trial of a new program designed to let consumers use some of their Galaxy smartphone and smartwatch devices for "free" before they decide whether or not to buy the products. The trial is currently available only at five Galaxy Studio retail locations in...
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Samsung Gear Live specs

The Gear Live — Samsung's first Android Wear smartwatch is official, announced at Google I/O and available from today on the Google Play Store for $199. If you're wondering about exact hardware specs, we've got full Samsung Gear Live hardware details waiting below. /*-->*/ Samsung Gear...
Samsung's proprietary app store will soon be known as Samsung Galaxy Apps

Samsung capitalizes on Galaxy name with new app store rebranding

Samsung has announced that its proprietary app store for Android will get a name change from Samsung Apps to Samsung Galaxy Apps. The inclusion of the Galaxy branding in the store will make it more clear that the app store is designed for Galaxy-branded devices, all of which run Android. The...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S display

Analysis finds the Galaxy Tab S has the best ever tablet display

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets are proving to be our favorite new Android tablets, and the excellent display is part of the reason why. The analytical folks at DisplayMate did their analysis thing with both the 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch flavors of the Super AMOLED display tablets and they came...
Galaxy Tab S

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S series goes up for pre-order in South Korea

Samsung has commenced pre-orders of the recently announced Galaxy Tab S tablets in its home country. Although pricing for the tablets hasn't been revealed, Samsung has mentioned that the first orders will receive a set of Level On on-ear headphones for free. Announced earlier this month, the...
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...
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Samsung allegedly launching an Android Wear smartwatch at Google I/O

Samsung is apparently set to launch an Android Wear smartwatch this upcoming week at Google I/O. CNET is reporting that the upcoming wearable is one of several new devices to run Android Wear. LG and Motorola are expected to show off new watches as well. Samsung is taking its experience with...
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 S3 gets updated to KitKat on AT&T

KitKat starts rolling out to AT&T Galaxy S III owners

Samsung is now starting to roll out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat software update to Galaxy S3 owners on AT&T's network. The update will be pushed out via an over the air (OTA) software update and users are advised that WiFi is required to download. Hit the break to see the full change log....
Samsung updates the software on its new Gear wearables

Improved fitness and better sleep arrive on Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit

Samsung has issued a software update for the Gear Fit, Gear 2, and Gear 2 Neo wearables. The update includes some pedometer fixes, and enhancements to user experience. Samsung says that this update makes the pedometer of their devices more accurate, and it now starts counting steps...
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...
Samsung-backed Terrain Home launcher pulls in personalized cards with a swipe

Samsung-backed Terrain Home launcher pulls in personalized cards with a swipe

Terrain Home is a new Android launcher coming out of startup house Samsung Accelerator. Users set up a sidebar with personalized content in tailor-made cards, such as news feeds from a variety of high-profile publications, weather, calendar appointments, and favorite contacts. A single swipe...
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Samsung's virtual reality headset may be called 'Gear VR'

Samsung's upcoming virtual reality headset may be called Gear VR, if a recent trademark filing with the with the US Patent and Trademark Office is any indication. Last month, it was reported that Samsung was collaborating with Oculus in developing a VR headset, with the South Korean...
Nuance said to be exploring possible sale to Samsung

Nuance said to be exploring possible sale to Samsung

Nuance Communications stock prices are rising as speculations of a potential sale of the company to Samsung Electronics are heating up. Nuance provides speech and voice recognition software for many products in the market, including cars and GPS, Samsung's own line of Galaxy phones and tablets,...
Galaxy Tab S U.S. pre-orders start tomorrow

Galaxy Tab S U.S. pre-orders start tomorrow

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S devices go on pre-sale tomorrow for the U.S. following an initial announcement for U.K. availability. The 10.5-inch Wi-Fi version will go for $499, and the 8.4-inch version will be $399. The LTE versions won't be ready until later this year, and only Verizon will be...
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EU and South Korea working together to develop 5G networks

The South Korean government announced today that it will collaborate with the EU in developing new technologies, set standards and allocate radio frequencies for next-generation mobile information and communication networks. Under the terms of the agreement, a new joint working group will be...
Galaxy S5

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...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Galaxy Tab S up for pre-order in the UK, prices start at £330

Tab S to hit UK market on July 4, 8.4-inch for £330, 10.5 for £420 Aside from an official Samsung sign-up page, we haven't heard a whole lot about when and where British consumers will be able to get hold of Samsung's new high-res, SuperAMOLED-toting Galaxy Tab S tablets. But today both Tabs...
 Samsung Galaxy F

Press render of the Galaxy F (S5 Prime) leaks, reveals brushed metal back

Even before the launch of the Galaxy S5, the Internet rumormill was abuzz with reports of a metal-clad Quad-HD variant, dubbed the Galaxy S5 Prime. After months of leaks, possible device sightings and rumors, we have our first clear look at the purported Galaxy F, thanks to notorious leakster @...

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