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Samsung Gear A to Feature Calling and Round Face
By admin on Tuesday April 07, 2015

Samsung was one of the first major smartphone brands (along with Sony) to put a smartwatch on the market, a couple of years earlier than most of its rivals. However, the Apple Watch has swept in and stolen the limelight and will probably steal the sales too, so while Samsung's previous smartwatch efforts have been solid, it is probably time for the company to knuckle down and deliver spectacular.

Samsung to Halt Profit Slide and Best Analysts
By Luke Jones on Tuesday April 07, 2015

Samsung is enjoying a good start to the year, and 2015 is certainly showing more promise than the dud that was 2014. The question has long been whether last year's problems were a blip or a long term decline, and it seems that it was the former. The new Galaxy S6 has shed light on Samsung once more, while the company says it expects to outperform analysts through the first quarter.

T-Mobile Issuing Samsung Galaxy S6 with OTA Update Out of Box
By Luke Jones on Sunday March 29, 2015

T-Mobile is one of the four major US carriers that will sell the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, the "Uncarrier" will start offering the device from April 10th. When you land your brand new Samsung flagship that day, you won't be able to fire it up straight away as you will have to pull an over the air update first.

Samsung Galaxy S6 has Worse Battery Life than Galaxy S5, But it?s Not that Bad
By Luke Jones on Thursday March 26, 2015

PhoneArena has found that battery life on the recently announced Samsung Galaxy S6 is below that of its predecessor, the Galaxy S5. That of course is a rather remarkable stat considering battery power is becoming a very important spec for consumers. The fact that the juicer in the Galaxy S6 is not removable has already been criticized and it seems with good reason. However, there are some factors at play that should be discussed.

Samsung and LG Confirms Bendy Smartphones in 2016
By Luke Jones on Thursday March 26, 2015

Samsung and LG both have smartphones that employ curved glass technology, while Samsung has gone a step further with devices sporting actual folding glass. However, in the development stage glass that can be rolled, folded, bent and twisted is in development. Both LG and Samsung have said 2016 could be the date that the first devices with this technology come to the market.

AT&T Updating Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to Android Lollipop
By Luke Jones on Wednesday March 25, 2015

AT&T started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, the newer versions that removes "Interruptions" too. While it is fully expected that Samsung's newest phablet flagship is getting the latest version of Android, the fact the Galaxy Note 3 is also receiving Lollipop today is a little more surprising.

US Cellular will Carry LG G Flex 2 from This Week
By Luke Jones on Wednesday March 25, 2015

The LG G Flex 2 has been out in the wild for a couple of months and is available in the United States through Sprint. However, the Now Network's exclusive hold on the curved screen smartphone is coming to end though as US Cellular has announced that it will start selling the G Flex 2 as well. The carrier will begin selling the device March 26 (Thursday) and will even undercut Sprint on price.

Microsoft Apps Come Pre-Installed on Samsung Products
By Luke Jones on Tuesday March 24, 2015

Microsoft makes a lot of money from Android, and the company is certainly going to be looking for ways to cross platforms more often in the future. Teaming up with the biggest Android name, Samsung, is certainly one way to go about it. When Samsung launched the Galaxy S6 earlier this month, one of the big surprises was the inclusion of several Microsoft apps and services pre-installed on the Android running flagship.

AT&T Lollipop Update for Galaxy Note 4 Loses Interruptions
By Luke Jones on Tuesday March 24, 2015

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is going to be receiving a new version of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the same one that was rolled out for the device in the Netherlands recently. This newer build of Android 5.0 gets rid of the much maligned "Interruptions" that replaced "Mute" on Google's OS. Muting the device now needs to be done by entering the Quick Settings Menu, instead of using the volume.

Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge Available for Pre-Order in UK from March 20th
By admin on Wednesday March 18, 2015

The pre-order cycle for the Samsung Galaxy S6 is in full swing now, with the UK the latest nation to have the handset available for pre-orders. Well, not just yet actually as the handset will be starting its per-order run on March 20th, with consumers able to register their interest and have Samsung's Galaxy S6 immediately when it launches.