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What the tech world thinks about the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9

HTC has longed been heralded as a leader in smartphone design, the company that pushes the envelope forward and gives us a premium experience paired with solid specs. On the other hand, Samsung has been lambasted for rehasing the same design year and after year with little new to set itself apart …

Galaxy S6 And S6 edge Hands-On: This Is The Nicest Android Phone Anyone Has Ever Built

This year at MWC, there's little in the way of room for the notion that Samsung failed to deliver on the hype. The Galaxy S6 is the most dramatic …

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge: A new look for Samsung and a new wallet

We were expecting a major reboot of the Galaxy S line, and that’s what Samsung gave us Sunday night at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, in the …

HTC’s One M9 is the world’s most beautiful disappointment

On the surface, the One M9 is difficult to distinguish from the One M8 preceding it. The display’s 1080p resolution and 5-inch size haven’t changed, and neither have the BoomSound speaker grilles that surround it. The brushed aluminum case also looks thoroughly familiar, which is quite intentional …

The HTC One M9 Is A Sleek Smartphone Built For Photo Addicts

Same shiny aluminum body, much bigger camera<p>If you're always on Instagram, Snapchat, VSCO Cam, or pretty much any other photography app, HTC wants you to put its brand-new smartphone in your pocket.<p>The Taiwan-based phone maker premiered its latest flagship device, the HTC One M9, this weekend here …

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Galaxy S6 vs. HTC One M9: Samsung puts HTC to shame in early benchmarks

Let’s be clear: Benchmark results do not prove definitively that one device runs better than another, particularly since we know that OEMs have tried …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Hands-on Review And Video

The biggest problem Samsung has had for a while is its Galaxy S. The problem wasn’t that there was anything wrong with the phone, but simply that people were looking for something new. This is a problem that Apple doesn’t have, because you either want an iPhone or you don’t. If you’re an Android …

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Six things you should know about Samsung’s Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

In Barcelona, Samsung did the expected. We’ve got two flagship phones, one of which is curvy in all the right ways. Not only are the two phones …

Qualcomm readies the first 4G chips to use the Wi-Fi airwaves

At Mobile World Congress next week, Qualcomm will unveil its first 4G silicon designed to tap the 5 GHz unlicensed airwaves used by Wi-Fi. The …

New leaked images show off the Samsung Galaxy S6 in full (Update: more images!)

<b>Update 1</b><b>:</b> The XDA user has posted one more photo of the handset on the thread which looks to be a clearer shot of the center image (shown above). The new image is attached below the original post.<p><b>Update 2:</b> The user has posted more pictures, this time of the full device outside of the bubble wrap. …

Carriers start sharing official Galaxy S6 pics

One week from now, the mystery will be over. Samsung will have its Unpacked event behind it, and we’ll be talking about the Galaxy S6 no longer in …

Samsung makes a big play for electric cars by nabbing a battery pack firm

Samsung wants to ensure it's as integral to the electric car world as it is to the mobile arena. The Korean electronics giant is acquiring Magna International's battery pack arm, Magna Steyr, which will fit nicely inside of Samsung SDI, its component division. SDI has already scored a major deal …

HTC One M9 pictures and specs leak out

As usual with HTC, the next great Android smartphone from the Taiwanese company has apparently been leaked days ahead of its official announcement. The guys over at <i>Mobile Geeks</i> have come across online listings of HTC's new flagship — expected to be called the One M9 — which provide a full set of …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Has Potentially Fatal Flaw

Let’s face it, we know just about everything about Samsung’s imminent Galaxy S6 smartphone:<p>Hardware specification<br>• Controversial design<br>• Ambitious camera<br>• Pricing<br>• Release date<p>But one crucial aspect has evaded us up until now: battery life… and dear oh dear Samsung, what are you doing?<p>According to Korean …

LG won’t go up against the Galaxy S6 next month, but its new G4 phone will launch soon

LG is apparently not confident it can compete with Samsung and others announcing new flagship phones at MWC 2015, a new report from <i>The Korea Times</i> …

Galaxy S6 Leaks Damaging Samsung's Ability To Sell Its Smartphone

With every day bringing another leak or story about the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, the South Korean company is in a bit of a quandary. Everyone knows the new handset is coming, but will there be anything left to surprise, delight, and amaze the audience at MWC?<p>Because if there is nothing left in …

Toshiba shows off three camera module prototypes for Project Ara

Project Ara is inching closer to its commercial début in Puerto Rico later this year, so it is only natural that we begin to hear word of modules that third part developers have in mind for the build-it-yourself smartphone. Last week, Toshiba showed off some of its own reference design camera …

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The best Galaxy S6 news yet might have just been confirmed

As we inch closer and closer to Samsung’s UNPACKED event on March 1st, the Galaxy S6 rumors are reaching a fever pitch. We have a pretty good idea of …

Samsung Galaxy S6 tipped to ship with Microsoft apps

While Samsung’s Galaxy line of smartphone are often seen as one of the flagship Android devices, the manufacturer’s default apps that come with the …

Alleged images of the Galaxy S6 show off metal frame in new leak

As is the case with every year, we’ve heard our fair share of rumors regarding the next-gen Galaxy S. Among others, we’ve heard that Samsung is starting from square one in terms of design and build quality, largely due to the company’s massive decline in Galaxy S5 sales. A few rumors have popped up …

Samsung may shrink Galaxy S6 screen size to 5 inches

Samsung could be aiming to go a bit smaller with the screen size of the next edition of its flagship phone.<p>Two Samsung mobile phones found on India import/export site Zauba with the model numbers SM-G920V and SM-G920F, respectively, reveal a 5-inch display. One phone is listed for testing and …

Samsung dual edge display design patent surfaces, along with a mysterious pop-up panel

It’s becoming less of a possibility and more of a reality that Samsung has plans to bring the world a dual-edge offering.<p>For the past few weeks, everyone has been fixated on Samsung’s new noteworthy nuance: the Edge Display. More specifically, the tech community has been hyped up about the rumors …

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An office block in Sweden is micro-chipping its employees

Epicenter, a new hi-tech office block in Sweden, is ditching swipe cards and implanting chips in its employees<p>Many of us are used to swiping or tapping a card to get into the office, but a Swedish firm has gone a step further by putting a chip under its employees' skin.<p>People working at Epicenter, …

SK Telecom and Nokia make big cells and small cells play nice

SK Telecom has just incorporated a tongue-twister of a technology into its Nokia-built LTE network in Gwangju, South Korea. It’s called Enchanced …

How Apple Used iPhone 5S To Sabotage Every 2015 Android Smartphone

On September 10 2013 Apple launched the iPhone 5S. The company also discussed the A7 chip it had designed for the new smartphone, heralding the start of 64-bit mobile computing on iOS. Rival smartphone manufacturers were bounced into rushing out statements that committed them to their own 64-bit …

Xiaomi's latest flagship dazzles with quality design

<b>The Good</b> The Xiaomi Mi Note's refined aluminum and glass design is as good as any. Impressively, Xiaomi crams a 13-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization into the slim chassis without showing a bulge.<p><b>The Bad</b> Limited 4G LTE support for non-Asian markets and no microSD slot curb its …

Android Circuit: Samsung's Painful Choice, HTC's Galaxy S6 Killer, Android's 64-bit Vulnerability

Taking a look back at the week’s news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including Samsung’s dramatic switch to Exynos from Qualcomm in the Galaxy S6, more SnapDragon 810 issues with Xiaomi and OnePlus, why the 64-bit issue is Apple’s fault, the …

Why The Apple Watch Doesn’t Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use Time

Apple’s upcoming wearable still prompts a lot of questions, not least of which is how long it will last on a full charge of its battery. A new report form 9to5Mac suggests that Apple is looking at a smartwatch that will offer 2.5 hours of continuous use for processor-intensive applications like …

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