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Wearable Designer Slams Samsung's Design Ethos
By Luke Jones on Monday November 17, 2014

Ditto is a new wearable (not a smartwatch) product that features a way to get simple notifications, created by designer Bob Olodort. However, Olodort is also known as a former designer for Samsung, on a third party basis and for a short time. It did not seem like a good experience as he has had some scathing things to say about the Korean giant.

T-Mobile brings Android 4.4.4 to Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014
By Luke Jones on Saturday November 15, 2014

While many devices are awaiting the roll out of Android 5.0 Lollipop, others are still playing catch up and are getting their KitKat patches out of the way. For example, T-Mobile has announced that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is now receiving Android 4.4.4, the last build of Google's KitKat phase.

Samsung Galaxy A5 nearing roll out, but won't come cheap
By Luke Jones on Saturday November 15, 2014

Samsung raised the curtain on the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 at the end of last month and ushered in a new range of devices with premium build quality (read metal). The company said at the time that the handsets would roll out sometime in November and it seems one of them is now available. The Galaxy A5 has made an appearance on Samsung's Chinese website, although the Galaxy A3 is still absent and now set date for either device has been issued.

AT&T updates Galaxy S4 and LG G3
By Luke Jones on Friday November 14, 2014

AT&T is rolling out an update for a couple of its handsets today, namely the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the LG G3. Of course, the S4 is Sammy's 2013 flagship, while the G3 is LG's latest core high ender, so you may expect this update involves a certain Android 5.0 Lollipop, especially as LG said the G3 would get the software this month. However, hold your excitement because this fresh Ma Bell update is not carrying Google's latest and greatest platform build.

Galaxy Note Edge Review Roundup
By Luke Jones on Thursday November 13, 2014

Galaxy Note Edge is now rolling out in the United States and Samsung has also made the handset available for pre-order in the UK, with the rest of Europe to follow through November. The device is also in the hands of reviewers and as you can see by this quick cross section, the Note Edge seems to be a solid smartphone, but most reviews think it is a definite first attempt, while there is no getting away from the expense of buying the Note Edge.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge heads to the UK, and rolls out in US
By Luke Jones on Thursday November 13, 2014

Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge made many people sit up and take notice when it was launched at IFA two months ago. Here was a company blasted regularly for not innovating... innovating, and plenty have been waiting to get their hands on the Note Edge since. Well, the day is at hand as the device landing in the United States on Friday after being available for pre-order recently. On top of that consumers in the UK are also getting the chance to grab the Edge as pre-orders open in the country.

Samsung counter sues NVIDIA
By Luke Jones on Wednesday November 12, 2014

NVIDIA has recently sued Samsung over patent infringements in the company's chip business and has even called for a sales ban on a slew of Samsung products. However, the Korean company is hitting back and has now filed its own lawsuit against NVIDIA, saying that the company infringed Samsung's patents.

Samsung Gear S sells well on Korean debut
By Luke Jones on Tuesday November 11, 2014

The Samsung Gear S shifted 10,000 units during its first day on sale in South Korea, a decent amount for a smartwatch, although it is worth noting that the country is Samsung's home territory. The 3G modem packing, call making wearable was launched back at IFA in September but is only now making its debut with carriers and retailers around the world.

Samsung explains recent security flaw, but deepens the mystery
By Luke Jones on Wednesday November 05, 2014

Recently it has emerged that Samsung's Find My Mobile service that lets users find a lost or stolen device may have a security flaw. Several security reports have shown that the feature leaves devices open to attacks from hackers operating remotely. Samsung has acknowledged the problem today, but interestingly the company's explanation has added a little confusion to the mix.

Galaxy Note Edge on all major US carriers
By Luke Jones on Tuesday November 04, 2014

Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge is ready to make its debut in the US market with some of the largest carriers in the country confirming the device. As you would expect from an exclusive device that carries some innovative features, the Note Edge is properly expensive. Considering it is not as rounded as the Galaxy Note 4, the Edge is really for those who must have new tech or want to stand out from the smartphone crowd.