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Verizon now taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 with BOGO

Verizon now taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 with BOGO

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 01:35

Verizon today started accepting pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5, but they are offering it as a BOGO, where you can get another Galaxy S5 for free, or choose from the Samsung ATIV SE, or the HTC One (M8).

Likely Samsung Galaxy S5 model with Snapdragon 805 and a 5.2'' QHD (1440x2560) display revealed

Likely Samsung Galaxy S5 model with Snapdragon 805 and a 5.2'' QHD (1440x2560) display revealed

posted: 03 Apr 2014, 07:56

Follow the tech industry long enough, and you'll soon realize that a wealth of, strictly speaking, unconfirmed information on new devices comes through benchmark suites. GFXBench is...

This is how big the Nokia Lumia 930 is compared to the competition

This is how big the Nokia Lumia 930 is compared to the competition

posted: 03 Apr 2014, 07:08

Whatever silicon goodness or ultra-mega-pixel shenanigans phone manufacturers may throw at us, size remains a viable factor when it comes to siding with one smartphone or another...

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the first to support PayPal's new fingerprint-authorized payments

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the first to support PayPal's new fingerprint-authorized payments

posted: 03 Apr 2014, 06:04

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S5 will be able to make “broad” use of its in-built fingerprint sensor to make payments, MIT's Technology Review journal reports. To make use of the system, you...

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 battle it out in drop test

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 battle it out in drop test

posted: 02 Apr 2014, 17:15

A new video shows both the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 taking a drop test. At pocket height, both suffered slight marks on the side of each unit. Both screens were unscathed. Next was a drop from "head...

Lumia 930 vs Galaxy S5 vs One (M8): specs comparison

Lumia 930 vs Galaxy S5 vs One (M8): specs comparison

posted: 02 Apr 2014, 14:06

The Lumia 930 is Nokia's latest global flagship smartphone. With a 5-inch 1080p display and a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, the international variant of the Nokia Lumia Icon (exclusively available in the States) can rival pretty...

Samsung Galaxy S5 teardown reveals all its innards

Samsung Galaxy S5 teardown reveals all its innards

posted: 02 Apr 2014, 04:03

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is about to arrive on retail store shelves en masse on April 11th, but just around a week before the big launch, Chipworks has dissected the handset…

Samsung Galaxy S5 sales are

Samsung Galaxy S5 sales are "robust" in South Korea thus far

posted: 01 Apr 2014, 23:59

South Korea's the first country where the Galaxy S5 was officially released. The new Samsung smartphone will be available globally starting this month...

Carriers in Antarctica launch the Samsung Galaxy S5 ahead of schedule

Carriers in Antarctica launch the Samsung Galaxy S5 ahead of schedule

posted: 01 Apr 2014, 06:46

An anonymous user stationed at South Korea's King Sejong Research Station in Antarctica told us that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is already shipping to various settlements across the frozen continent, almost ten days ahead...

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 now available on Amazon for $824.99 through third-party sellers

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 now available on Amazon for $824.99 through third-party sellers

posted: 01 Apr 2014, 01:40

Well, there you go. As many as five different US third-party sellers have already put the Samsung Galaxy S5 up for sale on Amazon. The available model is the white one, and it comes unlocked,...

DisplayMate: Samsung Galaxy S5 has the

DisplayMate: Samsung Galaxy S5 has the "best performing smartphone display that we ever tested"

posted: 31 Mar 2014, 20:00

Display Mate did its usual through job analyzing the display on the Samsung Galaxy S5, and came away calling it "the best performing smartphone display". The screen was cited for its...

Worldwide carriers might be preparing for an earlier Galaxy S5 launch

Worldwide carriers might be preparing for an earlier Galaxy S5 launch

posted: 31 Mar 2014, 05:41

According to The Korea Herald, mobile carriers worldwide now want a taste of the premature Galaxy S5 launch action which South Korea's telecoms directed behind Samsung's back. Allegedly, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and...

Galaxy S5 battery life tests show promising results

Galaxy S5 battery life tests show promising results

posted: 31 Mar 2014, 02:26

Coming straight from Samsung's homeland, an impromptu battery test reveals that the Galaxy S5 is shaping up to be quite the endurance champ. The flagship is laden with a 2800 mAh battery, while we have phones in the same category with...

Built-in baby monitor on the Samsung Galaxy S5 helps parents tend to their crying tyke

Built-in baby monitor on the Samsung Galaxy S5 helps parents tend to their crying tyke

posted: 29 Mar 2014, 09:55

Samsung has always tried to fill its flagship phone with features to make life a little easier for its customers, and it seems that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is no exception. Samsung's new flagship...

Samsung Galaxy S5 teardown suggests that the smartphone will be hard to repair

Samsung Galaxy S5 teardown suggests that the smartphone will be hard to repair

posted: 28 Mar 2014, 23:20

Since the Galaxy S5 must be dust-resistant and water-resistant, it's been carefully assembled by Samsung. This means that it's difficult to tear the handset apart...

Here's how to root the Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) step by step

Here's how to root the Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) step by step

posted: 28 Mar 2014, 04:33

Have your eyes set on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5? Good for you. But many of you will probably want a bit more freedom in the choices they make for what is rightfully their own smartphone, which means rooting will be...

The international Samsung Galaxy S5 model can already be rooted

The international Samsung Galaxy S5 model can already be rooted

posted: 28 Mar 2014, 02:36

Two weeks. That's how much longer the world has to wait for Samsung's coveted Galaxy S5 to hit the shelves around the globe. That's not a whole not. On the other hand, two weeks seem like quite the comfortable lead to have...

Samsung's devices are for those who want cheap plastic, says HTC's Mackenzie

Samsung's devices are for those who want cheap plastic, says HTC's Mackenzie

posted: 27 Mar 2014, 20:31

HTC's president for America, Jason Mackenzie, has every reason to be feeling his oats after the all new HTC One (M8) was unveiled on Tuesday. The phone has already been launched by select carriers in certain...

Mark of the robot – the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 proudly proclaim they are “Powered by Android”

Mark of the robot – the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 proudly proclaim they are “Powered by Android”

posted: 27 Mar 2014, 10:13

When users boot up the Galaxy S5 and the HTC One (M8), two of the hottest smartphones right now, they are greeted with the message "Powered by Android" at startup. Notably, "Android"...

2.5 GHz One M8 beats the pants off Galaxy S5, Xperia Z2 and G Pro 2 in benchmarks

2.5 GHz One M8 beats the pants off Galaxy S5, Xperia Z2 and G Pro 2 in benchmarks

posted: 27 Mar 2014, 07:23

Uh, oh, we have a new king of the benchmarking hill, and it is the HTC One M8. No, not the 2.3 GHz US and European version, but the one for Asia. The Asian variation sports the most powerful member of...

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