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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...

E-commerce giant AliBaba will let you authorize transactions with the Galaxy S5's fingerprints scanner

E-commerce giant AliBaba will let you authorize transactions with the Galaxy S5's fingerprints scanner

posted: 11 Apr 2014, 08:58

Chinese website Leiphone reports that the e-commerce giant AliBaba will soon allow payments using the Galaxy S5's fingerprint sensor. As we told you earlier, the S5 is the first...

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S III trade-ins saw big increase ahead of Galaxy S5 launch

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S III trade-ins saw big increase ahead of Galaxy S5 launch

posted: 11 Apr 2014, 08:51

Have you wondered how many users have actually traded-in their older devices so that they can get a brand new Samsung Galaxy S5, which got launched worldwide today? Well, according to a report...

Cool gimmicks: Galaxy S5 heart rate sensor vs a pulse measuring app

Cool gimmicks: Galaxy S5 heart rate sensor vs a pulse measuring app

posted: 11 Apr 2014, 08:43

Samsung went bonkers on biometrics with the Galaxy S5, equipping it not only with a Finger Scanner that lets you unlock the phone or authorize secure payments, but also with a heart rate sensor. We decided to pit the...

Biometrics cage fight: Galaxy S5 Finger Scanner vs iPhone 5s Touch ID

Biometrics cage fight: Galaxy S5 Finger Scanner vs iPhone 5s Touch ID

posted: 11 Apr 2014, 08:41

Apple shifted the mobile biometry paradigm with a unique Touch ID sensor embedded in the home key that actually "senses" your fingerprint the second you lay your digit on the home key. Samsung was apparently bent to...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition to be launched by Verizon

Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition to be launched by Verizon

posted: 11 Apr 2014, 08:15

Samsung is now listing a Galaxy S5 Developer Edition for Verizon on its official website, although it doesn't say when this will be available, and neither for what price...

New Samsung Galaxy S5 ad focuses on the 16MP camera and the IP67 certification

New Samsung Galaxy S5 ad focuses on the 16MP camera and the IP67 certification

posted: 11 Apr 2014, 07:47

The latest ad produced by Samsung for its flagship Android phone, shows off the Samsung Galaxy S5's new 16MP camera, and the phone's IP67 certification. Perhaps sensing that the rear-facing camera could...

Samsung Galaxy S5, T-Mobile HTC One M8 and new Gear wearables go on sale today

Samsung Galaxy S5, T-Mobile HTC One M8 and new Gear wearables go on sale today

posted: 11 Apr 2014, 07:13

One of the most anticipated devices this year, the Samsung Galaxy S5, goes on sale across carriers and retailers today…

You must talk for five minutes on a regional carrier's network before the Galaxy S5 is unlocked for use

You must talk for five minutes on a regional carrier's network before the Galaxy S5 is unlocked for use

posted: 11 Apr 2014, 07:09

Do you remember how region locking worked on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3? If you bought an unlocked device and wanted to be able to use the phablet anywhere in the world, regardless...

See how Samsung tested the Samsung Galaxy S5

See how Samsung tested the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 23:35

Before Samsung released its new flagship phone, the device has to undergo some internal testing to make sure that the handset can survive the every day things that can happen to a smartphone. For example, the Samsung Galaxy S5 needs to be able...

Last minute update kills bugs on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Last minute update kills bugs on the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 13:12

With the Samsung Galaxy S5 set to launch on Friday, a last-minute stability update was pushed out for the device on Thursday. The 30MB update makes sure that the phone comes out of the box with fewer bugs. The new firmware version following...

iFixit gives Samsung Galaxy S5 a repairability score of 5 (out of 10)

iFixit gives Samsung Galaxy S5 a repairability score of 5 (out of 10)

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 10:00

While the Galaxy S5 is harder to repair than last year's Samsung Galaxy S4, it's easier to fix when compared to metal-made smartphones like the HTC One M8...

The prospect of a large-screened iPhone 6 has customers salivating, the Galaxy S5 was also a hit

The prospect of a large-screened iPhone 6 has customers salivating, the Galaxy S5 was also a hit

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 09:49

A survey carried out by ChangeWave in March indicates the biggest yet customer response to the prospect of owning the new iPhone 6. Out of 4,109 participants, 26% said they were "somewhat...

Samsung Galaxy S5 review Q&A: ask away!

Samsung Galaxy S5 review Q&A: ask away!

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 02:43

The Galaxy S5 is an amazing smartphone - that's what we concluded in our review of Samsung's new smartphone. It scored 9.1, which is a pretty impressive achievement for a phone review on our site, and boy was it a long and extensive review...

On the eve of its global release, check out the new stateside ad for the Samsung Galaxy S5

On the eve of its global release, check out the new stateside ad for the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 00:30

Now that the calendar reads April 10th, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is expected to be released in 150 countries Friday. To help sell its new flagship Android phone in the U.S., Samsung has produced...

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