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Perks highlight: check out these official Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2, and Gear Fit hands-ons

Perks highlight: check out these official Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2, and Gear Fit hands-ons

posted: 10 Mar 2014, 04:12

Man, are times changing! Manufacturers' repertoires, while complex and dynamic, have been a thoroughly familiar topic for us for quite some time now. But product promos in the form of a full-length...

Fire at plant producing PCBs for the Samsung Galaxy S5 could push back release date?

Fire at plant producing PCBs for the Samsung Galaxy S5 could push back release date?

posted: 10 Mar 2014, 02:26

A rather huge fire at a factory producing printed circuit boards (PCBs) for the Samsung Galaxy S5 could lead to a delay in the release date of the eagerly awaited handset. Samsung hasn't announced...

This Samsung Galaxy F (S5 Premium) concept looks almost real

This Samsung Galaxy F (S5 Premium) concept looks almost real

posted: 07 Mar 2014, 23:59

A premium version of Samsung's Galaxy S5 could be announced in May - at least according to rumors. It should have a metal body, just like this new Galaxy F concept...

Samsung Galaxy S5 variants for Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile score FCC approvals

Samsung Galaxy S5 variants for Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile score FCC approvals

posted: 07 Mar 2014, 21:30

All major US mobile carriers should launch the new Samsung Galaxy S5 next month, on April 11. Pricing details are not available yet, but $199 on contract is a good guess...

Samsung's Kid Store for Samsung Galaxy S5 won't let junior wipe out your bank account

Samsung's Kid Store for Samsung Galaxy S5 won't let junior wipe out your bank account

posted: 07 Mar 2014, 21:23

The Kids Mode that we earlier told you about for the Samsung Galaxy S5 will include apps allowing kids to draw, record their voices, snap pictures and sing karaoke. But there also is a special Kids...

Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T makes FCC visit

Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T makes FCC visit

posted: 07 Mar 2014, 13:24

The AT&T version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 has paid its compulsory visit with the FCC. The documentation reveals that the phone offers connectivity to LTE bands 2, 4, 15 and 17 and support for the sensors that will be used for the heart rate monitor....

New ad-free streaming music app launched by Samsung for specific Galaxy models

New ad-free streaming music app launched by Samsung for specific Galaxy models

posted: 07 Mar 2014, 12:34

Samsung has introduced a new ad-free streaming music app for its high-end Galaxy models. Called Milk Music, the app can be found in the Google Play Store, but is exclusive to the Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung...

More Galaxy S5 photo and video samples appear in a short review

More Galaxy S5 photo and video samples appear in a short review

posted: 07 Mar 2014, 02:08

A review of the Galaxy S5's abilities has popped up, presumably from a retail unit, and it is showing us a more complete look at the camera abilities of the handset. There are shots outdoors, in low-light, at night, macros,...

Sony Xperia Z2 to be launched in Korea before Samsung's Galaxy S5

Sony Xperia Z2 to be launched in Korea before Samsung's Galaxy S5

posted: 06 Mar 2014, 23:59

Sony is trying to release its new Xperia Z2 in South Korea this month, hoping that this will help it lure customers before Samsung launches its Galaxy S5 there...

Samsung uses YouTube video ads to promote the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit

Samsung uses YouTube video ads to promote the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit

posted: 06 Mar 2014, 20:30

The Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit will all be released by Samsung starting April. The S5 smartphone will be available globally in no less than 150 countries...

Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-registrations now number 300,000 at T-Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-registrations now number 300,000 at T-Mobile

posted: 06 Mar 2014, 12:59

Two days after Samsung introduced the Samsung Galaxy S5, T-Mobile announced that a record 100,000 people had pre-registered for the device. That figure has now been updated and is up to 300,000 pre-registrations. Now...

Samsung Galaxy S5 price and release date

Samsung Galaxy S5 price and release date

posted: 06 Mar 2014, 08:00

Well, there you have it! The Samsung Galaxy S5 is no longer a mystery. At least for the most part. But there are still blank spots to the equation, and this is the type of stuff that bugs us in our very core. Two such great examples are price and release...

Report: Samsung having (no) yield problems with the Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner

Report: Samsung having (no) yield problems with the Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner

posted: 04 Mar 2014, 06:59

A report out of Korea on Monday says that Samsung is having yield issues with the fingerprint scanner that is earmarked for use on the just announced Samsung Galaxy S5. According to the report,...

First Samsung Galaxy S5 promo video appears

First Samsung Galaxy S5 promo video appears

posted: 04 Mar 2014, 05:52

Samsung just posted its Galaxy S5 promo video debut, extolling the virtues of its new flagship. It mainly goes through the features that separate it from the competition, like the heart rate sensor on the back, but also stresses on the improvements...

Galaxy S5 price shaping up to be around €650 in Europe, before carrier subsidies

Galaxy S5 price shaping up to be around €650 in Europe, before carrier subsidies

posted: 04 Mar 2014, 04:28

A couple of preorder pages, and leaks from local retailers, peg the price of Samsung's Galaxy S5 flagship to be in the ballpark of EUR 650, before any carrier subsidies. The handset is up for preorder...

Galaxy S5 version with 5.2

Galaxy S5 version with 5.2" screen and Exynos appears in benchmarks, still rocks it 1080p

posted: 03 Mar 2014, 06:34

If you think the rumored Galaxy S5 versions are getting confusing, you are not alone. After an alleged S5 version with 5.2" Quad HD display and the new Exynos 5420 leaked out on AnTuTu benchmarks,...

Qualcomm: both Galaxy S5 and Xperia Z2 are powered by a Snapdragon 801, but here's the difference

Qualcomm: both Galaxy S5 and Xperia Z2 are powered by a Snapdragon 801, but here's the difference

posted: 03 Mar 2014, 04:57

Qualcomm took some time to explain its new categorization, and it turns out that both the MSM8974-AB and MSM8974-AC processors, that are in the Z2 and S5, respectively, are now comprising...

Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5 and get $575 in freebies from Samsung Galaxy Gifts

Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5 and get $575 in freebies from Samsung Galaxy Gifts

posted: 02 Mar 2014, 22:54

Samsung is throwing in a number of free apps for those who purchase the Samsung Galaxy S5 with the Samsung Galaxy Gifts promo. The freebies include things like a 6 month free subscription to the Wall Street...

First Samsung Galaxy S5 ad debuts during Oscar telecast

First Samsung Galaxy S5 ad debuts during Oscar telecast

posted: 02 Mar 2014, 21:06

With Samsung a major sponsor of the Academy Awards telecast that was broadcast Sunday night, the Korean manufacturer debuted its first ad for the Samsung Galaxy S5. With closeup images of the phone, words superimposed on the screen...

16GB Samsung Galaxy S5 actually offers 10.7GB of usable storage

16GB Samsung Galaxy S5 actually offers 10.7GB of usable storage

posted: 02 Mar 2014, 13:33

Despite an earlier report during MWC that the 16GB Samsung Galaxy S5 would offer just 8.4GB of usable storage space, it turns out that 2.33GB was being used for demos that won't be on the final version of the phone. That...

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