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Samsung may unveil its Galaxy S5 successor, the Galaxy S6, at CES 2015 in January, if new rumours are to believed.
Zeiss has launched its VR One virtual reality headset today. The headset is designed to be open to any Android or iOS smartphone between 4.7 and 5.2-inches and costs only $99. What does it offer?
It looks like we have our first real look at the Samsung Galaxy S6, in the form of some concrete specifications. These specifications come courtesy of AnTuTu, which shows us a beefy S6 for 2015.
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Samsung has confirmed that it has begun rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its Galaxy S5, with other devices - including the Galaxy S4, Note 3 and Note 4 - getting the update next year.
The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 AP which is expected to be used in at least three flagship phones in the first half of 2015, has hit a bump in the road due to overheating and speed decreases.
Android 5.0 Lollipop has been previewed running on the Galaxy Note 4 - but while Google's new 'Material Design' language has had some influence on its look and feel, Samsung's TouchWiz UI lives on.
Samsung is expected to launch a new smartphone allegedly known as the Galaxy A7, which could be the company's slimmest one yet if the dimensions revealed during certification are to be believed.
We know that Samsung has been experimenting with curved displays and that they hope to get foldable phones on the market soon, now we know there may be a curved Galaxy S6 'Edge'.
Samsung is reportedly planning to launch a low-end smartphone based on the Tizen operating system, called the Z1, at a press event in India to compete with cheap Android and Windows Phone devices.
Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge, which features a display that curves around one edge of the device, is available for pre-order in the UK - but at £750 off-contract, it's only for those with deep pockets.
Samsung is worried about its recent performance and as such it's selling some of its assets and reinvesting that money though it's not exactly clear what the company's core business actually is.
This week saw devastating Azure outages, lot's of Black Friday deals and plenty of Windows 10 news which included a kernel change in our in-depth tech roundup of the week.
Xiaomi claims it'll overtake both Apple and Samsung and become the biggest smartphone manufacturer in the next ten years but that currently sounds like attention seeking rather than a business plan.
The mobile giant plans to scale back the number of unique mobile phone devices it produces by up to 30% in order to save money and increase profits after sales declines in previous months.
Microsoft's recent lawsuit against Samsung for defaulting on Android royalties has been upheld by a US court despite Samsung's plea to put the suit on hold while it files for arbitration.
Samsung has said that it will begin volume production of flexible displays for smartphones that can be folded next year, and the first such device will go on sale before the end of 2015.
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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
AT&T will have Samsung's latest Galaxy Note Edge available at select stores nationwide on November 7th. The handset will have a distinct curved edge display that will provide a unique experience.
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Reports over the Tokyo-based Sony Corporation's latest fiscal quarter are coming in and the data doesn't look good, showing almost universal losses across the board for the company.
Samsung has filed an antitrust complaint against Microsoft, related to the Android patent deal between the two. Samsung claims honoring their contract would equate to collusion.
Reports are coming in that some Samsung ATIV S users are getting notification updates on their handsets and Windows Phone 8.1 is finally being delivered. However this seems to be limited for now.
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.
Samsung is releasing another wearable in the form of the Gear S. The defining feature will be that it has its own line of service, allowing it to be used without being tethered to a smartphone.
With Microsoft launching its new wearable fitness tracker we wanted to see how all these similar devices stack up to each other, at least based on official info. Check all the stats after the jump.
After their opening weekend Apple's new iPhones have garnered huge interest from Koreans who have pre-ordered the handsets in the tens of thousands, more than three times as many Note 4 pre-orders.
The Galaxy Alpha is the first device released by Samsung that utilizes a metal bezel instead of plastic. But does this cosmetic change make it the best Galaxy ever?
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The Samsung Galaxy S5 has been refreshed into the Galaxy S5 Plus, receiving a chipset upgrade to the latest Snapdragon 805 which provides performance increases across the board.
The fourth-generation Galaxy Note is the same 5.7" size as its predecessor but packs a Quad HD display, a more premium (and much requested) part-metal construction, and an improved camera with OIS.
After first showing off the future of Wi-Fi, Samsung is now revealing some impressive tests they've been doing on 5G networks, which achieved incredible download speeds even in tough conditions.
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.
Samsung is in the midst of prepping a new Wi-Fi standard that promises to boost wireless data transmission rates by 5x the current home standard for routers before the end of 2015.
While there's still no official launch date for the Galaxy Note Edge in the United States, the paperwork is moving behind the scenes with the FCC approving the device for AT&T and T-Mobile.
With all of the negative press that Apple has received over bending phones, one user is testing the "bendability" of several different phones and found that the new Note 4 isn't very bendable.
Samsung's S Pen is useful for much more than just writing a quick note or scrawling a doodle on a virtual piece of paper - and the company has put together a video showing some of what it can do.
Samsung is seeing its dominance over the smartphone market being challenged. As such profits are being squeezed and recent declines seem to be a trend rather than occasional market flukes.
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.
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A video of Android L running on the Samsung Galaxy S5 has leaked online, showing off the yet to be launched Android update skinned with Samsung's own TouchWiz UI on top.
Thanks to new court documents that have been cleaned up from the Microsoft vs Samsung case over royalty payments, we can now figure out roughly how much Microsoft earns per handset sold.
The most recent court case between Microsoft and Samsung has been unredacted, and aside from the 6.8 million Microsoft feels it is owed, it reveals that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in 2013.
Following a visit by Satya Nadella, it has been revealed that Samsung will start using Microsoft's Word across all its offices globally, replacing its own in-house productivity suite.
Some of those who have purchased Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 have reported unusually wide 'gaps' at one edge of their handset - wide enough to slide a business card in between the glass and the frame.
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Google is reportedly planning to change Android's distribution terms for vendors in order to push more in-house apps on devices, that already are filled with redundant apps and features.
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.