Amazon has a unique feature in its most recent tablet and TV that offers customers live tech support when someone runs into a problem or needs help figuring out how to do something. Samsung has launched a similar program for its home products, but it should do the same for mobile devices.
It's later than some other devices, but Android 4.4 KitKat has arrived for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. The update adds some UI enhancements, small performance boosts, and security patches. It also offers color emojis, a new lock screen with full-page album art, full-screen in some apps, better closed captioning, access to the camera from the lock screen, wireless printing, and setting volume in specific applications. Galaxy S4 Active owners can try to manually trigger the update by going to Settings > More > About Device > Select Software Update > Check for Updates. Be sure your phone has at least 75 percent battery life before applying the update.
Remember how the Apple iPhone 5s was defeated by a security researcher replicating a fingerprint and then placing it on the Touch ID sensor? Well, it turns out that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is also susceptible to the same hack.
Samsung, fresh on the heels of releasing four new devices last week, is already back to work and teasing another smart device soon to launch. That device may be the new Android-powered Galaxy Zoom.
Trademark filings by Samsung make whispers of a smartwatch that doesn't need to connect to a phone seem more plausible, and reveal what may be the name of Samsung's Android Wear wristwatch.
The race to add any and everything to a smartphone approached the "because you can" territory long ago, and Samsung has a new feature that some will see as overkill but otherwise will view as useful - a baby monitor.
Sprint has confirmed that like rival carriers AT&T, T-Mobile, and US Cellular, it plans to launch the Samsung Galaxy S5, the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit on April 11.
If you can't wait until April 11 to get a look at the Samsung Galaxy S5 and its range of Gear accessories, Samsung has made it possible to see the new devices ahead of their launch next week.
Release details for the Samsung Galaxy S5 and its Gear wearable accessories have finally be clarified for their upcoming launch in the United States. Multiple carriers have revealed that the Galaxy S5 will cost $199.99 when purchased on a two-year agreement.
We're all anxious to see ISOCELL cameras implemented in devices because they promise to introduce cameras that are better suited for taking photos and managing the amount of light that the image sensors capture. Samsung has posted a video explaining how it all works.