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According to the latest report from inside the company, Samsung is looking to redesign its flagship phone. Project Zero is aimed at creating a completely new handset as next year's Galaxy S6
From Sunset Overdrive and the Office of the future, to OneDrive, 4K phones and Windows devices at wild prices, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news on Neowin.
Samsung has just announced two new handsets aimed at the mid to low-end segment of the market. The new aluminium devices feature powerful front-facing cameras and a focus on social networking.
Android L is fast approaching, but many devices, including numerous Samsung Galaxy handsets, are still waiting for 4.4.4 KitKat which was released in June - but it looks like that's about to change.
After the recent Galaxy Alpha it looks like Samsung wants to launch a full line of aluminium-body handsets, and the Galaxy A5 is one of the mid-range options next to the Galaxy A7 and the A3.
Conan O'Brien has officially chimed in on the iPhone 6 Plus "bendgate" issue with the help of Samsung. While the bending issue is real, O'Brien has a proposed solution.
Samsung has now confirmed that the 5.7-inch Note 4 phablet will be made available to South Koreans on September 26, with it going on sale in 140 countries after that by the end of October.
Samsung's back at it again, using Apple as a catalyst for its commercials. This time they are pitting the Galaxy Tab S against the iPad Air. But, how long will Samsung be king?
Moving forward towards resolving their disputes and once again closing the chapter on their patent woes, Microsoft and Samsung have reportedly restarted negotiations over the matter.
Samsung has announced four new phones to join its line-up comprising of refreshed handsets for its Galaxy Core, Ace, Young and Star ranges that aim to affordably offer 'exceptional performance'.
It has been reported that the Note 4 will feature a 5.7 inch 515 DPI QHD (2560×1440) screen which will bring improved image quality to the device and could directly compete with the rumored iPhone 6.
A new image has given us a slightly better look at Samsung's huge 7-inch smartphone, which is expected to be called the Galaxy Mega 7.0, although details about the device remain sketchy.
Samsung is lining up a new Galaxy smartphone with an enormous 7-inch display, although its other specs are far less grand, including a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, 8MP camera and just 8GB of onboard storage.
Microsoft's smartphone unit is up to its old guerrilla marketing tricks, trolling a terminal at the Heathrow airport that Samsung recently renamed as part of a marketing campaign.
Apple has submitted a proposal for an injunction that would see a permanent ban on sales of nine Samsung handsets in the United States, claiming that it would otherwise suffer "irreparable harm".
Samsung is sending out colorful invitations to the media to an event in New York called the 'Samsung Galaxy Premiere 2014' which looks set to introduce some new brightly-colored tablet models.
Samsung has replaced its head of mobile design, Chang Dong-hoon. Chang will be replaced by Lee Min-hyouk, who is responsible for designing the Galaxy series and bringing prominence to Samsung.
A further $4 million has been awared to Apple in the latest patent dispute onto their $119.4 million win from Saturday, in the latest court battle between the two.
A backdoor has been discovered affecting the modem of various Samsung devices, allowing remote and indiscriminate read/write/delete access to the device's storage
Samsung has launched its own streaming music service, Milk Music, that currently is available for Galaxy phone owners in the U.S. to download and use for free via Google Play.
It looks like Samsung and Google are back together. With patent licensing deals, Google dropping Motorola, and Samsung coming back to Android's design ethics the two companies are closer than ever.
A press render of an unannounced smartphone based on Tizen from Samsung known as ZEQ 9000 has leaked, suggesting that the company could launch it at the upcoming Mobile World Congress.
Eldar Murtazin predicted that Samsung's Galaxy S5 will launch on Feb 23 - but as it turns out, he's wrong (again), as the event will actually be a showcase for the company's new Tizen OS handsets.
Leaked images show that Samsung is at least exploring a new card-based UI for its upcoming Galaxy S5 handset. The new UI may launch with the device as a revamped version of TouchWiz.
After yesterday's news regarding specs for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5, we now have even more info on the handset. This time rumors point to a larger battery capacity and fast-charging action.
Some unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 are receiving the Android 4.4 Kit Kat upgrade. US devices seem destined to follow soon, after carriers give their approval.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon, along with their lawyers, have agreed to sit down in a mediation session that could settle the two companies' patent issues before a March court date.
Samsung has announced Magazine UX, a new user interface for its Galaxy tablet devices that looks a lot like the Modern UI for Microsoft's Windows 8. However a Samsung exec has brushed off those claims
It looks like 2014 will be another awesome year for tech fans, with new devices galore and major OS updates on the horizon. Here's our top-10 pick of what to look forward to in the year ahead.
Many companies have tried to make a large, note-friendly smartphone, but none have succeeded quite as well as Samsung. The new Galaxy Note 3 further refines the line and for the first time...
Samsung's Galaxy S4 flagship is finally getting the Android 4.3 update with a new patch that fixes stability issues. The update had been pulled from servers due to widespread issues.
A 'leaked memo' claims to reveal release dates of Android 4.4 KitKat for the Galaxy S3, S4, Note 2 and Note 3 - but issues with the 4.3 update continue to cause issues for some Samsung handsets.
Apparently the Galaxy Gear smartwatch is a complete flop with little to no momentum behind it and estimates claiming that Samsung has sold under 50,000 units since the device's launch.
Apple's Phil Schiller took the stand in the legal battle between Apple and Samsung as a witness and in doing so, offered some of his opinions on Samsung's alleged copy-cat technique for success.
Like the camera of the Galaxy S4 zoom but hate its form-factor? Hold on to your money then, according to a new report, next year's Samsung flagship will ship with a 16 megapixel camera unit and OIS
Another day, another leak courtesy of the #evleaks Twitter account, this time showing off the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 in blue. Not much is known about this new Tab, only that it also supports LTE.
You've just purchased a new Samsung TV. You call your mates on your Galaxy S4 inviting them for movie night. Waiting for them to arrive, you might be checking the time on a Samsung smartwatch.
BBM is finally coming to Samsung Galaxy devices, though it will only launch in Africa at first. BBM is Blackberry's last "killer feature" and it's now landing on competitors' devices.
Further leaks indicate that Samsung's Galaxy Folder could be getting a different name: Golden. It's one of few flip Android devices, intended solely for retail in the home country of South Korea.
Samsung's Galaxy S4 has matured fast, becoming 20 million units strong in just 21 days. But old Sammy's marketing dept is still rumbling on, releasing two new ads touting the features of the handset.
Air Call Accept brings one of the best features from the Samsung Galaxy S4 - gesturing to answer a call - to a huge number of Android phones, with compatibility going back as far as Android 1.6.
In a move sure to confuse absolutely everyone to some extent, Samsung is poised to release an Android flip-phone in its home market of South Korea. Didn't they get the memo that flip phones are dead?
For the first time, Apple now has a higher satisfaction rate than Samsung amongst customers in South Korea. The report covers issues in the first year, speed to recovery, and overall satisfaction.
Samsung's next major Android flagship has come to town, the Galaxy S4, complete with a gargantuan marketing budget. We have both the 3G i9500 and 4G i9505 on-hand, so here's our comprehensive review.
Samsung has announced it will hold a press event in London on June 20th where it will reveal new products in its Galaxy (Android) and ATIV (Windows) product lines.
Nokia has pitted the Lumia 928 against the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S4 in a new ad for the Verizon smartphone, saying it's "better than iPhone" and "better than Galaxy" while providing comparison shots
Microsoft has released a brief "behind the scenes" video showing part of the making of the new "wedding battle" Windows Phone TV commercial, which was directed by Roman Coppola.
A new video courtesy of Samsung explains that the Galaxy S4 is in fact completely different from the design of the previous Galaxy S III. This time the company focused on delivering value and emotion.