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Samsung Galaxy S5 tops our blind camera comparison for the third time in a row, LG G3 close second

Samsung Galaxy S5 tops our blind camera comparison for the third time in a row, LG G3 close second

posted: 16 Jun 2014, 04:26

The votes are in, and the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the winner in our most recent blind camera comparison. In second place, with just three votes less, is the LG G3...

Samsung Galaxy S5 for Verizon and AT&T are rooted; $18,000 bounty to be collected?

Samsung Galaxy S5 for Verizon and AT&T are rooted; $18,000 bounty to be collected?

posted: 15 Jun 2014, 16:41

Toward the end of last month, we told you that the Samsung Galaxy S5 for Verizon and AT&T had been locked down so tight, that a number of XDA members offered a cumulative $18,000 bounty to the person...

How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S5

How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 15 Jun 2014, 15:05

One of the simplest things you might want to do on the Galaxy S5 is to take a screenshot of the display - be it to share a hilarious auto-correct mishap, a funny part of a webpage, or…

Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 4.4.3 this month, next month for Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 4.4.3 this month, next month for Samsung Galaxy S4

posted: 13 Jun 2014, 15:24

With stock Android devices like the Nexus models, and the Google Play edition phones already updated to Android 4.4.3, it is time for the newest build of Android to be let loose on unlocked handsets....

Living with the Samsung Galaxy S5, week 3: the many faces of TouchWiz

Living with the Samsung Galaxy S5, week 3: the many faces of TouchWiz

posted: 12 Jun 2014, 09:07

It's now been three whole weeks since I first took the Samsung Galaxy S5 in my keep, and it's time we sat down and talked about the hottest-selling Android flagship on the planet once again. So far in the series, I've...

Metal Samsung Galaxy F gets snapped next to the Galaxy S5, boasts LG G3-like slim bezels

Metal Samsung Galaxy F gets snapped next to the Galaxy S5, boasts LG G3-like slim bezels

posted: 12 Jun 2014, 01:55

Somebody, somewhere, appears to have somehow gotten his hands on the yet-unreleased Samsung Galaxy F (previously referred to as Galaxy S5 Prime), and, so far, he's had a fun time teasing us....

How to block app and browser ads on the Galaxy S5 without root

How to block app and browser ads on the Galaxy S5 without root

posted: 06 Jun 2014, 09:37

There is no shortage of ad blockers if you have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S5, but what about those folks who don't want to root and potentially lose their warranty, or mess up the Samsung Knox counter? In that case, Adblock...

Report: Samsung cuts Q3 orders for Galaxy S5 parts by 25%

Report: Samsung cuts Q3 orders for Galaxy S5 parts by 25%

posted: 06 Jun 2014, 08:57

According to supply chain sources in Taiwan, for the third quarter Samsung has ordered 25% fewer parts for the Samsung Galaxy S5. These sources say that the manufacturer is concerned that smartphone buyers are starting to hold off...

Samsung turns to Vogue to promote its Galaxy S5 and Gear wearables, the results are pretty hot

Samsung turns to Vogue to promote its Galaxy S5 and Gear wearables, the results are pretty hot

posted: 05 Jun 2014, 19:19

Samsung and Vogue worked with fashion model Eliza Cummings to show off the S5 smartphone and Gear wearables in glamorous photos...

Living with the Samsung Galaxy S5, week 2: exploring the depths of TouchWiz

Living with the Samsung Galaxy S5, week 2: exploring the depths of TouchWiz

posted: 04 Jun 2014, 10:39

Last week marked the beginning of a journey for the duration of which the Samsung Galaxy S5 had a front row seat. Actually, scratch that -- a more proper way to put this would be to say that exposing the S5's...

Is this the Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition?

Is this the Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition?

posted: 04 Jun 2014, 09:45

The Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition should offer a stock Android KitKat experience, thus being a perfect choice for those who don't like Samsung's TouchWiz...

LG G3 QuickCircle vs Galaxy S5 S-View vs One (M8) Dot View cases

LG G3 QuickCircle vs Galaxy S5 S-View vs One (M8) Dot View cases

posted: 30 May 2014, 09:15

Flagship smartphones cost north of $600 these days, if you buy them outright without subsidies, or they may come for less, but bind you with a two-year carrier contract, so they are not an investment to be taken likely....

LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One (M8) vs iPhone 5s vs Lumia 930: screen to size ratio comparison

LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One (M8) vs iPhone 5s vs Lumia 930: screen to size ratio comparison

posted: 30 May 2014, 05:29

The LG G3 has entered the smartphone arena with a splash with one landmark feature - it's the first phone from a first-tier brand to ship with a Quad HD (1440...

LG G3 smashes the GS5, One (M8) and Z2 in our latest poll

LG G3 smashes the GS5, One (M8) and Z2 in our latest poll

posted: 30 May 2014, 03:03

Right after this week's announcement of the breath-taking LG G3, we published a poll, asking you which of the four major Android flagships of H1 2014 would you prefer. Naturally, we view the LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One (M8)...

Samsung's new tablets to include features borrowed from the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung's new tablets to include features borrowed from the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 29 May 2014, 10:29

Images from leaked firmware that will supposedly be used in the Samsung Galaxy Tab S line, reveal that some of the features on the slates are borrowed from the Samsung Galaxy S5. For example, diagrams from...

Sony Xperia Z2 won't let you record more than ~5 minutes of 4K video (and neither will Note 3 and S5)

Sony Xperia Z2 won't let you record more than ~5 minutes of 4K video (and neither will Note 3 and S5)

posted: 29 May 2014, 08:46

4K video recording is slowly but surely clawing its way into the mobile scene, and although its adoption is quite limited thus far, some manufacturers who are feeling more adventurous...

Do you care if your phone has a replaceable battery?

Do you care if your phone has a replaceable battery?

posted: 29 May 2014, 06:03

Out of the major smartphone manufacturers, only Samsung and LG seem to have remained loyal to the removable battery concept this flagship season. The HTC One (M8) and Sony Xperia Z2 both sport premium designs, crafted out of metal or...

Collect $18,000 for being the first to root the Samsung Galaxy S5 on Verizon and AT&T

Collect $18,000 for being the first to root the Samsung Galaxy S5 on Verizon and AT&T

posted: 28 May 2014, 15:29

The hack and mod community is so desperate for a way to root the Samsung Galaxy S5, that an $18,000 bounty has been placed upon the task. Over at XDA, the details of the offer are posted. The $18K...

Living with the Samsung Galaxy S5, week 1: handshake

Living with the Samsung Galaxy S5, week 1: handshake

posted: 28 May 2014, 09:39

We had the Samsung Galaxy S5 jump through hoops during our review process, and it turned out great. Excellent even. It satisfied pretty much every major aspect of said process. Almost as if designed to. Of course, the scope of even the...

M8 vs S5 vs Z2 vs G3: Which H1 2014 flagship would you prefer?

M8 vs S5 vs Z2 vs G3: Which H1 2014 flagship would you prefer?

posted: 28 May 2014, 09:05

The LG G3 is finally here, and with that, we think we aren't expecting any other major flagship smartphones to launch during the first half of the year. This means we can go ahead and ask you which one of all the wonderful...

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