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Verizon and T-Mobile versions of the Samsung Galaxy S5 each receive update

Verizon and T-Mobile versions of the Samsung Galaxy S5 each receive update

posted: 2 hours ago

If you own the Samsung Galaxy S5 and you're on Verizon or T-Mobile, you might have received an OTA update on Thursday that took care of some housekeeping chores. The Verizon update, to software version KOT49H.G900VVRU1ANE9,...

Here are the main reasons why US customers are buying Samsung's Galaxy S5

Here are the main reasons why US customers are buying Samsung's Galaxy S5

posted: 2 days ago, 09:18

Samsung's Galaxy S5 and Apple's iPhone 5s are the best-selling handsets in the US at the moment, consolidating the two companies' leading positions in the smartphone market...

Reader's choice: LG G3 outscores Samsung Galaxy S5

Reader's choice: LG G3 outscores Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 2 days ago, 05:37

With so many high-end smartphones out there, it's impossible for us to avoid comparing them on a whole bunch of different levels. We've made detailed comparisons, specs comparisons, and what not, but one thing we didn't have until recently...

Meet the product engineers behind the Samsung Galaxy S5

Meet the product engineers behind the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 2 days ago, 03:40

Product engineering is an extremely intensive and sophisticated process involving a great deal of trial and error across teams to make things right. For its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, Samsung focused on going back...

Samsung outs a stunning short film, shot entirely with the Galaxy S5

Samsung outs a stunning short film, shot entirely with the Galaxy S5

posted: 25 Jul 2014, 08:12

Samsung's phone cameras are usually among the very best ones available, and the one in the Galaxy S5 cemented this impression. Equipped with a new, 16 MP unit with a relatively large, 1 / 2.6” sensor with a native aspect...

LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: vote for the better phone

LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: vote for the better phone

posted: 25 Jul 2014, 06:01

And here we are, ready for yet another face-off on the pages of PhoneArena that's going to determine the future of the galaxy. Well, not really, though we wouldn't be surprised if things get especially heated in the comments; after all,...

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now receiving a performance-improving firmware update

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now receiving a performance-improving firmware update

posted: 23 Jul 2014, 07:11

It seems that the European, unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy S5, which is rolling under the SM-G900F model name, is currently being treated to a firmware update, which will improve the general performance...

Xiaomi Mi 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs LG G3: specs comparison

Xiaomi Mi 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs LG G3: specs comparison

posted: 22 Jul 2014, 04:55

The Xiaomi Mi 4, the company's newest flagship smartphone, just got unveiled. The device totes a killer combination between top-of-the-line hardware specs and really adequate suggested retail price, which will surely attract flocks...

Samsung to iPhone users: the thing you've been waiting on for years is already here, and it's the Galaxy S5

Samsung to iPhone users: the thing you've been waiting on for years is already here, and it's the Galaxy S5

posted: 21 Jul 2014, 15:13

Samsung's latest commercial suggests that iPhone users who've been waiting for a larger screen can just buy the Galaxy S5...

Samsung Galaxy S5's Ultra Power Saving Mode is put to the test

Samsung Galaxy S5's Ultra Power Saving Mode is put to the test

posted: 18 Jul 2014, 19:01

If you've seen the recent commercial for the Samsung Galaxy S5, you know how proud the manufacturer is of its Ultra Power Saving Mode. By going into this mode, the phone turns the screen from color to black and white, using...

Meet the creative minds behind the Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2, and Gear Fit

Meet the creative minds behind the Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2, and Gear Fit

posted: 16 Jul 2014, 09:34

We live in a world where people tend to take smartphones, tablets, and wearable electronics for granted – they just pick a gadget. It isn't that simple on the other side of the product chain, however. Few people...

Samsung Galaxy S5 sales said to fall behind iPhone 5s and last year’s S4

Samsung Galaxy S5 sales said to fall behind iPhone 5s and last year’s S4

posted: 16 Jul 2014, 05:25

The Galaxy S5, the flagship staple of Samsung’s smartphone strategy, is underperforming with sales of just 5 million units in May, less than the 7 million Apple iPhone 5s…

10 tips and tricks that will increase battery life on your Samsung Galaxy S5

10 tips and tricks that will increase battery life on your Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 15 Jul 2014, 09:53

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is among the longest-lasting flagships you can buy at this point in time. Its score of 7 hours and 38 minutes in our custom battery life test reinforces that notion. However, the truth...

How to put more than five apps in your Samsung Galaxy S5 Toolbox without root

How to put more than five apps in your Samsung Galaxy S5 Toolbox without root

posted: 15 Jul 2014, 09:02

With the Galaxy S5, Samsung brought along a very useful floating folder implementation called Toolbox. It can be used systemwide, and turned on/off directly from the notification bar toggles. We've had similar...

Report: iPhone 5s was still the world's best selling smartphone in May, followed by Samsung Galaxy S5

Report: iPhone 5s was still the world's best selling smartphone in May, followed by Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 14 Jul 2014, 21:00

Despite the fact that it was released in September last year, Apple's flagship smartphone remains at the top of global sales - though it remains to be seen for how long...

How to enable Developer Options and USB Debugging on the Samsung Galaxy S5

How to enable Developer Options and USB Debugging on the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 11 Jul 2014, 05:28

The new TouchWiz UI looks cheerful at first, but just try navigating around it - you instantly feel you’re in a maze of options and settings, and you just can’t find your way…

Samsung Galaxy S5: 8 tips and tricks, part 2

Samsung Galaxy S5: 8 tips and tricks, part 2

posted: 09 Jul 2014, 06:35

Last week, we presented you with our first batch of Samsung Galaxy S5 video how-to's, and we promised we'll be back with more. So here we are, with an extra eight tips and tricks...

Reader's choice: HTC One (M8) outscores Samsung Galaxy S5

Reader's choice: HTC One (M8) outscores Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 09 Jul 2014, 06:19

Last week, we came up with this complex comparison article where you had the chance to vote for whichever handset you felt was better: the Samsung Galaxy S5 or the HTC One (M8). However, there was more to this article than that,...

Samsung says you shouldn't be satisfied with the 1080p screen of the regular Galaxy S5

Samsung says you shouldn't be satisfied with the 1080p screen of the regular Galaxy S5

posted: 07 Jul 2014, 18:43

Samsung will probably launch Quad HD smartphones around the world pretty soon - following the release of the Galaxy S5 LTE-A in South Korea...

Living with the Samsung Galaxy S5: a longer-term review

Living with the Samsung Galaxy S5: a longer-term review

posted: 07 Jul 2014, 07:17

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is an amazing phone. I should know, seeing as I lived with the device for an entire month. And I rarely put it down to rest. I explored the depths of its extraordinarily versatile, Android-based TouchWiz software,...

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