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Samsung Demos The Galaxy S5 And Gear Watches With These Boring Official Videos

Get a cup of coffee. You’re going to need it. These official Samsung videos show off nearly every feature and function of the Galaxy S5 and Gear watches, but they’re rather mundane. Dull would be another word.<p>The videos do, however, make up in info what they lack in excitement. They run through …

Samsung Galaxy S5 in-depth | The Phone Show

We bring you everything you could possibly need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S5, including an in-depth look at all the new features, what it means for the iPhone 6 and whether you should consider it for your next smartphone purchase.<p>MWC is done for another year and as usual, it brought us loads …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5: Everything you need to know (FAQ)

We've peered deep within the Galaxy S5 to answer your burning questions about Samsung's next superphone.<p>Unless you were dead-set on a metal chassis and futuristic features, then Samsung's Galaxy S5 is an excellent successor to the Galaxy S4 in the evolving Galaxy S line.<p>We've taken a close look at …

Phones

Galaxy S5 fans, here is why the S3 was more important (video)

Apple called Samsung's early phones 'slavish' copies, but the S3 saw the company blossom into a major innovator. Adventures in Tech explains.<p>With invites for Samsung's 'Unpacked' event sent out, we're likely only a few weeks away from getting our first official look at Samsung's long-awaited Galaxy …

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Is this the Samsung Galaxy S5's new tile-based home screen?

As Samsung's Galaxy S5 gets ready to launch, the rumor alert scale has already hit "yellow." The latest from @evleaks shows a possible TouchWiz home screen that would be a sharp U-turn from the current one, if real. It displays information and notifications like Google Now in a tiled format à la …

More Galaxy S5 rumors: New 2900mAh Li-ion battery with rapid charging

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>When I reported on the latest rumored specs for the Galaxy S5 yesterday, one thought kept going …

The Future According To Samsung

The following concept video shows how that could happen.<p>The video touches on a concept called "The Internet Of Things," which is a term people in the tech industry like to throw around when they talk about connecting everyday objects to the Internet. It may sound a little like the Jetsons today, …

Tech Industry

Is the Galaxy J being teased for Taiwan in this Samsung video?

Samsung has posted a short video teaser on its Taiwan YouTube channel in which in hints a new Galaxy handset may be launched in the region on December 9.<p>Entitled “Just for you,” the 20-second video clip teases a smartphone that’s “just fit,” “just simple,” “just elegant,” “just fast,” and therefore …

Electronics Industry

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas coming to Android, iOS and Windows Phone in December

If <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> left you eager to spend more time in Los Santos, you'll be glad to hear that Rockstar Games is porting <i>Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas</i> to mobile devices. Android, iOS and Windows Phone users will get to relive Carl Johnson's early '90s gangster saga this December, with more …

AT&T temporarily shuts down Galaxy S4's Android 4.3 update -- report

The company's update is reportedly suffering from some issues, though the nature of those problems has yet to be revealed.<p>AT&T has taken down its Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) update, according to a new report.<p>Android Police on Monday reported that the carrier has taken down the update to …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch can now display full notifications for all your apps

Out of the box, one of the Samsung Galaxy Gear's major failings was its lackluster notifications system. As we noted in our review, the smartwatch often failed to display useful notifications on its display, requiring users to unlock their phone to read emails or other messages. That basically …

Samsung Is Still Crushing Apple In Smartphone Market Share

Samsung has 32% of the global smartphone market, followed by Apple, which has 12%, according to the latest research report from Gartner.<p>While Samsung's market share has remained flat over the last year, Apple has lost a bit. Apple had 14% of the global smartphone market for the same quarter in 2012.<p>…

Mobile

Apple and Samsung’s smartwatches are going to be way too cheap

In the $60 billion-a-year watch sector, most of the money flows to those who sell the most expensive devices: 0.6% of the watches shipped in 2012, with an average price of $4,285, were responsible for half the revenue of the entire industry.<p>That’s a big potential problem for aspiring smartwatch …

Smartwatches

How to easily root an Android device

Free utility KingoRoot makes it a snap to take total control of just about any Android smartphone. Here's how to use it.<p>Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace …

Android News

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Samsung is planning its own custom chips and 4k phone displays

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>After building processors based on ARM Holdings(s armh) intellectual property for years, Samsung says it will …

Samsung in 2014 and beyond: 560 ppi, foldable displays, custom processors, 16MP Isocell sensors

Samsung just held its first Analyst Day event in eight years, offering us a glimpse of its plans for 2014 and beyond. Some of the most interesting tidbits coming out of the event concern the advancements in mobile technology that the Korean conglomerate expects to make starting with next</b> …

Electronics Industry

Child GPS Tracker Is Dry Run For Qihoo Smart Watch

Ever ready to copy and adapt, Chinese tech firms are joining the smart watch fad. On the heels of Samsung and Sony, companies like Xiaomi are reportedly preparing their own Chinese versions, hoping that consumers want Internet-enabled apps on their wrist as well as their smartphone. Qihoo 360 …

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Google ready to charge into smartwatch fray, Journal says

Google wants to cement its position in wearable technology by taking on both the watch and glass markets.<p>Google has a smartwatch and it could go into mass production within months, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The Internet search giant is in talks with Asian manufacturers on the production …

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Nike SB iOS app Helps Skateboarders Learn Tricks and Play S.K.A.T.E

If you’re the sort of person that spends every waking moment with a skateboard flipping masterfully under their feet, Nike has a new iOS app that could change the way you engage with the action sport.<p>The new Nike SB app is now available in the App Store, giving skaters a new way to learn some of …

'Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch has high return rate'

The smartwatch has seen a return rate of 30 per cent in Best Buy locations in the U.S. according to leaked information<p>Almost of a third of Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatches are being returned, a leaked document has revealed.<p>The figures come from information released to <b>geek.com</b> and show 30 per cent …

Samsung begins rolling out Galaxy Gear support to more smartphones in the US

Right on schedule, Samsung has announced the rolling out of a key software update that will bring Galaxy Gear smartwatch support to more of its phones in the United States, beyond just the Galaxy Note 3. Owners of the Galaxy S 4, Galaxy Note II and GS3 will get their refresh as early as today, or …

Samsung Gears Up For The Galaxy S5, But Does It Get Lifestyle Computing?

The rumors are flying thick and fast around the Samsung Galaxy S5, with a possible launch date in January now mooted, which would mean accelerating Samsung’s already warp-speed innovation and underline its paranoia about being left behind by Apple.<p>Will the S5 have fingerprint security? Probably …

Samsung Galaxy S3 outpaces iPhone 5S, 5C in touch accuracy

The Samsung Galaxy S3 performed notably better than Apple's latest handsets in terms of overall screen accuracy, according to a new study.<p>Apple's<p>iPhone 5SandiPhone 5Chave a bit of improving to do on the touch-accuracy front, according to new data from OptoFidelity, a Finland-based tech test and …

Phones

Samsung Shows Us Just How Much Stress The Galaxy S4 Can Actually Handle [Video]

Samsung is clearly unhappy with complaints about the quality of the materials in its smartphones. The company always fights back with the same …

Phones

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