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Phones

Galaxy S5 gets water tested, plus more

Samsung hasn’t marketed its Galaxy S5 as being ruggedized, but perhaps it should. Recently, we showed you a drop test in which the Galaxy S5 held up …

Samsung Galaxy S5 'Prime' Edition Rumours Point To Quad HD Pro Phone

The Samsung Galaxy S5 will be released next week - and it's almost certainly going to sell millions upon millions, attracting users with a best-ever …

Samsung puts Galaxy S5 wireless charging covers up for pre-order

The Galaxy S5 may not be out yet, but that isn’t stopping Samsung from getting right to work on preparing accessories to be sold alongside it. If …

Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Friday.<p>The world's largest mobile-phone maker said users will be able to activate for free its "Find My Mobile" and …

Samsung 'G906S' appears in benchmark results with 1440p display, Snapdragon 805 [Updated]

Signs of a possible "2K-capable" Samsung smartphone have been appearing online for some time, but today there's fresh evidence that 2014 might yet …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy S 5 gets drop tested, holds up remarkably well

Many people knock Samsung for making its phones out of plastic, but there’s something to be said for their durability. A new drop test from <i>TechSmartt</i> …

Samsung introduces new Smart Bulbs controllable by Bluetooth

Bulbs provide 10 years of efficient light before burning out<p>Never to be outdone in any consumer electronics category — especially by LG — Samsung is …

Home Automation

Here’s how Samsung explains ISOCELL in a video

Samsung touts ISOCELL, the new camera sensor technology debuting on the Galaxy S5, as an evolutionary leap over the BSI sensors found in most mobile devices these days.<p>We’ve explained ISOCELL in detail here, touching on the technical features that should enable an ISOCELL-equipped camera to take …

Phones

Samsung Posts Official Galaxy S5 And Gear Smart Watch Introduction Videos

We're still a bit more than a month out from Samsung's Galaxy S5 and Gear smart watches, but Samsung is looking to keep the hype train going with its …

Samsung remembers the secret of its success

If you read this site with any regularity, you know that Samsung announced its latest flagship phone at MWC last Monday. The Samsung Galaxy S5 was made official at the company’s Unpacked event which was, in fact, packed to the rafters with tech journalists.<p>Now that the dust has settled a bit, let’s …

Mobile

Samsung airs its first Galaxy S5 and Gear 2 commercials during the Oscars

Just look at the way the light glints off that heartbeat sensor...<p>Step aside, Academy Award winners, there's something more important happening on TV …

Electronics Industry

Samsung officially announces the Tizen-powered Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

After a fair amount of rumors and speculation, Samsung has now officially announced the Samsung Gear 2. As a leak earlier today suggested, the Gear 2 is also accompanied by a lower-end variant dubbed the Gear 2 Neo <i>(device seen to the far left)</i>.<p>Although the first-gen Galaxy Gear was largely met with …

Phones

Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo images leak, may not include Galaxy branding

Here’s an interesting piece of information to develop over the weekend. On Twitter, <i>@evleaks</i> posted an image of the Galaxy Gear 2 and Galaxy Gear 2 …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Breaks Records With Over 100K Pre-Registrations At T-Mobile In Under Two Days

T-Mobile CMO Mike Sievert is pumped about Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone: Today, the executive tweeted that Samsung’s latest flagship is a record-breaker at the carrier, with over 100,000 pre-registrations in under 48 hours since its announcement.<p>Pre-registrations are notably not pre-sales – …

Samsung confirms its Android 4.4 KitKat update plans

Although we’ve already seen a few Samsung handsets roll out the KitKat update, Samsung has yet to reveal the full list of devices that will receive the update. This changes today, as the Korean giant has issued a press release highlighting which devices will be making the jump to Android</b> …

Mobile

Samsung rumored to be working on music streaming service, Milk Music

While Google offers a number of services through Android, some of those services have to make way for Samsung services on Samsung devices. It seems …

Sources: Samsung to launch multiple Gear devices, one may run Tizen

New reports based on insider information suggest Samsung will show off more than one new version of the Gear next week at MWC, and at least one of them could run Tizen, not Android.<p>The reports come from <i>The Verge</i> and <i>USA Today</i> and both cite anonymous people with knowledge of the matter. According to</i> …

Mobile

Samsung wins order from U.S. Army, close to NSA order

Samsung might be on its way to supplanting BlackBerry as the smartphone maker of choice for government agencies.<p>According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, Samsung recently won an order from the U.S. army for about 7,000 smartphones, and is close to securing another order from the National Security Agency …

Gear & Gadgets

Would a Galaxy S5 with a QHD display really be overkill?

Rumor has it that the next iteration in Samsung’s Galaxy S line of phones will come with a QHD display. Commonly referred to as “1440p,” QHD is Quad …