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Samsung launches Nook powered Galaxy Tab 4 10.1
By Luke Jones on Wednesday October 22, 2014

Samsung's new(ish) relationship with Barnes & Noble has already resulted in one new product, the Nook powered Galaxy Tab 4. The union has now doubled its product range with the announcement of the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, a larger Nook/Galaxy slate that is as much full blown tablet as it is e-reader.

Samsung teases lollipop for the Galaxy Note 4
By Luke Jones on Wednesday October 22, 2014

While many companies have emerged to confirm their Android 5.0 Lollipop plans, the Korean giants have been quiet. Samsung has today offered its first tease to at least one of its smartphones getting the latest and greatest version of Google?s mobile platform.

Samsung launches the Galaxy S5 Plus
By Luke Jones on Wednesday October 22, 2014

Nobody does market saturation quite like Samsung. Just in case you needed a new flavour of the company's Galaxy S5 smartphone the Korean giant has issued the Galaxy S5 Plus in Europe. The device showed up on a Dutch Samsung page and joins the normal Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S5 LTE-A, but do we really need this device?

Galaxy Mega 2 coming to AT&T this week
By Luke Jones on Monday October 20, 2014

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the phablet device getting all the attention, the company rolled out another large screened smartphone last month, the Galaxy Mega 2. The device landed as a little bit of a disappointment as it is not much of an improvement over the original Galaxy Mega, and it looks like being an expensive phone considering its humble specs.

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 gets Android 4.4.4
By Luke Jones on Monday October 20, 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is one of the better large sized tablets on the market, even if it does have a few compromises. The slate is now getting a bump to the latest and greatest (well, almost) version of Google's Android operating system for those using the Note 10.1 2014 on the T-Mobile network.

Samsung unveils new Exynos 7 Octa
By Luke Jones on Friday October 17, 2014

I only had to see the great big jet fighter coming out of the screen of a smartphone to be sold on Samsung's new Exynos 7 Octa. However, the MobileBurn hierarchy thought a proper write up was in order, so here I am. The Korean company showed off the new processor today and cool image aside its seems to be a powerhouse chipset.

Facebook seeks Samsung's help in building smartphone
By Luke Jones on Wednesday October 15, 2014

The idea of a Facebook smartphone has been talked about for years, with the social network a prime candidate to breakaway into the mobile space. Much of Facebook's revenue and traffic comes from mobile so given its users a dedicated device seems like a good idea on the surface. Despite a few bumps in the road it seems like Facebook has not abandoned the idea entirely and is planning on hooking up with the biggest name in the industry to get the device right... Samsung.

Samsung could be readying new smartphone UI... goodbye TouchWiz?
By Luke Jones on Saturday October 11, 2014

You may think that as the biggest Android vendor, Samsung is the voice of the platform and shows us exactly what Android is all about. However, that is not actually the case because most Android fans dislike Samsung's TouchWiz Android UI, while others outright hate it. Even some Samsung fans admit it has its considerable flaws.

Galaxy Note 4 lands on Amazon in the US, unlocked and without warranty
By Luke Jones on Saturday October 11, 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has arrived in the US and is now available to purchase through Amazon, which is selling the unlocked international variant of the phablet flagship. That means the device is available before the official roll out of the US version of the handset on carriers later in October. Of course, to grab the GN4 off Amazon you will have to cough up the full unlocked price, with the white version ($868.99) and black version ($854.88). There is also the same unlocked version available in gold ($904.48).

Verizon updates Samsung Galaxy S4 with new features
By Luke Jones on Friday October 10, 2014

Verizon has confirmed a new update today for its variant of the Samsung Galaxy S4 that will bring a number of changes to the handset. It is worth noting that this is not a new Android patch for Samsung?s 2013 released flagship smartphone. However, this patch will bring some new functionality to the GS4 and should enhance the general performance of the device.