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Samsung Galaxy S5 wins our blind camera comparison, followed by the Xperia Z1 and... Oppo Find 7a

Samsung Galaxy S5 wins our blind camera comparison, followed by the Xperia Z1 and... Oppo Find 7a

posted: 12 May 2014, 09:22

Ha, we bet you didn't see this coming. Last week we did another blind camera comparison, asking our readers to vote for the photos they liked best, and to spice things up a bit, we...

Samsung racks up 10 million Galaxy S5 shipments in a record-beating 25 days

Samsung racks up 10 million Galaxy S5 shipments in a record-beating 25 days

posted: 12 May 2014, 04:21

A report from Samsung's homeland of South Korea states that the company has shipped 10 million units of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, in a record-beating 25 days. Of course, this is shipments we're...

Is Samsung pushing the panic button on the Samsung Galaxy S5?

Is Samsung pushing the panic button on the Samsung Galaxy S5?

posted: 09 May 2014, 13:58

On Wednesday, Samsung pushed out the top man on the mobile design totem pole and gave him a new position running the company's design team. While a specific reason for the move wasn't mentioned, there is talk that the Korean...

The dark side of the Samsung Galaxy S5: 5 (plus one) mighty annoying features

The dark side of the Samsung Galaxy S5: 5 (plus one) mighty annoying features

posted: 09 May 2014, 10:28

The Samsung Galaxy S5 came amidst sky-high expectations, and Samsung mostly delivered with top of the line hardware in the form of the Snapdragon 801 system chip…

The Galaxy S5 surpasses the Galaxy S4 in terms of adoption rate in the USA

The Galaxy S5 surpasses the Galaxy S4 in terms of adoption rate in the USA

posted: 09 May 2014, 09:31

In two days' time, on May 11, Samsung's current flagship will have been available on the market for exactly a month. We do know that the first day sales of the Galaxy S5 were significantly higher than the first...

From dusk till dawn: Samsung sheds more light on the making of the 16MP Galaxy S5 camera

From dusk till dawn: Samsung sheds more light on the making of the 16MP Galaxy S5 camera

posted: 08 May 2014, 05:57

Samsung's Galaxy S5 earned the top place in our thorough camera comparison immediately after launch, thanks to its improved 16 MP camera with ISOCELL sensor, which is able to produce consistently...

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posted: 08 May 2014, 03:15

It should be no news by now: smartphones have been stealing market share away from traditional point-and-shooters, as the general public has quickly realized their undeniable advantage...

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear Fit now have their own Swarovski crystal accessories

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear Fit now have their own Swarovski crystal accessories

posted: 07 May 2014, 20:39

The accessories are part of a brand new “Swarovski for Samsung” collection, and can be purchased starting today in Samsung's home country...

Samsung Galaxy S5 extended batteries now on pre-order from ZeroLemon and Mugen Power

Samsung Galaxy S5 extended batteries now on pre-order from ZeroLemon and Mugen Power

posted: 07 May 2014, 09:27

As stellar as the Galaxy S5's battery life may be, some users might still find its cell's capacity insufficient for their needs. These are the people that ZeroLemon and Mugen Power, two of the better-known...

Samsung KNOX 2.0 is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung KNOX 2.0 is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 06 May 2014, 22:39

Announced by Samsung at MWC, the second generation of the secured applications container Samsung KNOX, is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S5. Samsung Knox 2.0 will also be sent out in an OS update to earlier Samsung Galaxy...

Can the Galaxy S5 survive under water as long as the IP58-certified Xperia Z2? (video)

Can the Galaxy S5 survive under water as long as the IP58-certified Xperia Z2? (video)

posted: 06 May 2014, 09:19

The Galaxy S5 sports an IP67 certification, while Samsung humbly calls the phone "water-resistant". It not only survives splashes of water jetting on it from all sides, but can also be immersed...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition available now (only on Verizon)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition available now (only on Verizon)

posted: 05 May 2014, 12:12

The Galaxy S5 Developer Edition for Verizon offers an unlocked bootloader, and costs as much as the regular model. Samsung didn't say if other US carriers will get a Developer Edition too...

iPhone 6 goes up against the Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5s in these leaked pictures

iPhone 6 goes up against the Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5s in these leaked pictures

posted: 05 May 2014, 05:13

As we're moving forward through the calendar, leaks about Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 are beginning to get more and more common. And how wouldn't they? Enterprising individuals who have successfully infiltrated...

Here's why the Samsung Galaxy S5 has a perforated (dotted) back cover

Here's why the Samsung Galaxy S5 has a perforated (dotted) back cover

posted: 02 May 2014, 09:31

Did you know that the dots on the back of Samsung's Galaxy S5 "follow a visual rhythm"? No? Neither did we...

BOGO over, Verizon prices HTC One (M8) and Samsung Galaxy S5 at $99.99 on contract

BOGO over, Verizon prices HTC One (M8) and Samsung Galaxy S5 at $99.99 on contract

posted: 01 May 2014, 09:28

Verizon tried to grab sales of the two hottest Android models this year, when both the HTC One (M8) and the Samsung Galaxy S5 launched. Big Red offered BOGO deals on both phones. But BOGO deals don't...

New ads for the Samsung Galaxy S5 show off the phone's features

New ads for the Samsung Galaxy S5 show off the phone's features

posted: 30 Apr 2014, 08:58

We've always expressed our preference for smartphone ads that show off the features of a phone, instead of an ad that doesn't tell you a single thing abut it. The ads for the OG Apple iPhone, for example, were informative...

Samsung Galaxy S5 camera bug found; new units coming to market with no problems

Samsung Galaxy S5 camera bug found; new units coming to market with no problems

posted: 28 Apr 2014, 01:29

Over the weekend, we mentioned an issue that some Verizon owners of the Samsung Galaxy S5 were experiencing when they opened their camera. Instead of being able to use the camera, a notice popped up saying...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime to be released some time in June?

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime to be released some time in June?

posted: 27 Apr 2014, 21:49

Last week, we showed you an entry on the Zauba import-export site that allegedly showed the Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime being sent to India for R&D. This is supposed to be the version of Samsung's new flagship phone, with a metal casing,...

How to protect your files from prying eyes on Android (Samsung Galaxy S5 TouchWiz tutorial)

How to protect your files from prying eyes on Android (Samsung Galaxy S5 TouchWiz tutorial)

posted: 27 Apr 2014, 12:27

Have you ever wished you could protect your files from those curious friends that always pick up your phone without permission?…

Samsung Galaxy S5 owners with camera bug must replace their phone

Samsung Galaxy S5 owners with camera bug must replace their phone

posted: 26 Apr 2014, 12:17

The other day, we told you about a strange problem that is affecting some of Verizon's customers toting the Samsung Galaxy S5. When trying to use the camera on the device, a notice pops up saying "Warning: Camera Failed."...

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