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Lots of British users are upgrading to Samsung's Galaxy S5 from an iPhone, says report

Lots of British users are upgrading to Samsung's Galaxy S5 from an iPhone, says report

posted: yesterday, 16:25

About 38% of UK user who opted to trade in their old smartphone online for a new Galaxy S5 are former iPhone users...

Custom everything! Samsung will have a dedicated Kindle book store

Custom everything! Samsung will have a dedicated Kindle book store

posted: yesterday, 04:02

Engadget passed along the word that Samsung and Amazon have negotiated a "custom-built" Kindle book store for Galaxy devices. Avid readers will be getting a lot from Sammy's "custom everything" approach to apps - owners...

Don't like the Samsung Galaxy S5's My Magazine? Here's how to disable it

Don't like the Samsung Galaxy S5's My Magazine? Here's how to disable it

posted: 2 days ago, 21:44

Samsung's My Magazine on the Samsung Galaxy S5 is similar to HTC's BlinkFeed. Both offer you updates from a selected group of social media websites and news feeds. While HTC waited until Sense 5.5 to give those...

Galaxy S5 vs Xperia Z2 camera samples compare the great outdoors and the murky indoors

Galaxy S5 vs Xperia Z2 camera samples compare the great outdoors and the murky indoors

posted: 3 days ago, 03:12

The Xperia Z2 and Galaxy S5 offer the highest resolution cameras in the Android world at the moment - the Z2 has a 20 MP sensor, and the Galaxy S5 comes with a 16 MP unit. The handsets utilize...

Peanut Butter and dog make for a strange test of the Samsung Galaxy S5's IP67 certification

Peanut Butter and dog make for a strange test of the Samsung Galaxy S5's IP67 certification

posted: 3 days ago, 03:06

There might be millions of tests that could be made to prove the IP67 certification on the Samsung Galaxy S5. You could drop the phone in a pool, take a shower while watching our review on...

Samsung SVP sees Samsung Galaxy S5 outselling its predecessor; Tizen phone to launch this quarter

Samsung SVP sees Samsung Galaxy S5 outselling its predecessor; Tizen phone to launch this quarter

posted: 3 days ago, 02:31

Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of Samsung's product strategy team, has good news for those who want to see the Korean manufacturer's new flagship model succeed. Despite what the...

Samsung Galaxy S5 review Q&A: your questions answered

Samsung Galaxy S5 review Q&A: your questions answered

posted: 3 days ago, 01:42

Last week was marked by the publishing of our super-detailed Galaxy S5 review, along with a plethora of in-depth comparisons against its biggest rivals. As usual, we also had our Q&A post where we wanted you to be able to ask whatever...

Samsung hopes to ship at least 35 million Galaxy S5 units this quarter

Samsung hopes to ship at least 35 million Galaxy S5 units this quarter

posted: 3 days ago, 13:41

A Samsung executive from Korea allegedly declared that the new Galaxy S5 will represent a major turning point for Samsung's mobile business...

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked, PayPal reaffirms confidence in biometrics

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked, PayPal reaffirms confidence in biometrics

posted: 3 days ago, 11:37

Just like the Apple iPhone 5s, it has only taken a couple days after the release of the Samsung Galaxy S5 before the fingerprint scanner has been hacked. This will more than likely be a relatively...

Each Galaxy S5 costs Samsung just $256 to make, just a tad higher than a Galaxy S4

Each Galaxy S5 costs Samsung just $256 to make, just a tad higher than a Galaxy S4

posted: 3 days ago, 09:47

Are you interested to know how much it costs Samsung to produce each Galaxy S5, exactly? Well, the magical number you are looking for is no more or less than $256 – this is the cost of the components...

Report: Unlike most new smartphones, the Sony Xperia Z2 continues to be hit by shortages

Report: Unlike most new smartphones, the Sony Xperia Z2 continues to be hit by shortages

posted: 4 days ago, 03:27

According to market sources, the Sony Xperia Z2 is continuing to experience shortages.The problem for Sony is that this compares to the relatively uneventful releases of the Samsung Galaxy S5,...

Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) compared against rivals

Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) compared against rivals

posted: 4 days ago, 02:21

Two of the most anticipated devices this year, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8), have arrived with a splash, but are they any better than currently existing top phones?…

SquareTrade gives Samsung Galaxy S5 high marks for durability

SquareTrade gives Samsung Galaxy S5 high marks for durability

posted: 4 days ago, 14:15

Smartphone insurer SquareTrade has given the Samsung Galaxy S5 a 6 for its Breakability Score. A lower score is considered more desirable. This means that the insurer sees Samsung's latest flagship model as being more likely...

Deal alert! Verizon is selling the Samsung Galaxy S5 for $99 via Amazon

Deal alert! Verizon is selling the Samsung Galaxy S5 for $99 via Amazon

posted: 4 days ago, 09:54

Verizon is escalating its Samsung Galaxy S5 promotion efforts to $99 level. After launching the Samsung flagship for $199 with the option of getting another one for free, the States' largest carrier is now selling...

How to call the hidden context menu button on the Galaxy S5

How to call the hidden context menu button on the Galaxy S5

posted: 14 Apr 2014, 08:18

If you froze in awe when you saw that the new Galaxy S5 doesn't feature the good ol' capacitive menu key, as all Samsung flagships before that, you can now start thawing. Granted, Samsung swapped the menu key for a task-switching...

How to download files faster on the Samsung Galaxy S5

How to download files faster on the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 14 Apr 2014, 01:43

Did you know that you could download files faster on the Galaxy S5? Samsung’s new Android flagship comes with a built-in ‘Download booster’ mode…

Samsung Galaxy S5's first day sales were 30% to 100% higher than its predecessor's launch day sales

Samsung Galaxy S5's first day sales were 30% to 100% higher than its predecessor's launch day sales

posted: 13 Apr 2014, 02:30

According to a report published Sunday out of Korea, first day sales of the Samsung Galaxy S5 beat out the launch day sales of its predecessor. In some countries, sales of the new...

Samsung Galaxy S5 survives two story drop

Samsung Galaxy S5 survives two story drop

posted: 12 Apr 2014, 16:31

If you purchased or are contemplating the purchase of the Samsung Galaxy S5, you might wonder how durable the device is. Earlier this month, we showed you the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 battling it out in a drop test that resulted...

Galaxy S5 scores amazing on our battery life test: the longest-lasting flagship has the endurance of a tablet

Galaxy S5 scores amazing on our battery life test: the longest-lasting flagship has the endurance of a tablet

posted: 12 Apr 2014, 08:40

Are you sitting down? You'd better be, as we have a new king of our battery life test, and it is none other than Samsung's Galaxy S5. It managed the whopping 8 hours...

Samsung throws in its two cents, sends T-Mobile's CEO a Gold Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung throws in its two cents, sends T-Mobile's CEO a Gold Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 12 Apr 2014, 01:26

On Friday, we passed along a picture of a 24K Gold finished HTC One (M8) that had been sent to T-Mobile CEO John Legere by HTC America. The executive had snapped a picture of his gift, and tweeted it out...

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