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Peanut Butter and dog make for a strange test of the Samsung Galaxy S5's IP67 certification

Peanut Butter and dog make for a strange test of the Samsung Galaxy S5's IP67 certification

posted: 16 Apr 2014, 03:06

There might be millions of tests that could be made to prove the IP67 certification on the Samsung Galaxy S5. You could drop the phone in a pool, take a shower while watching our review on...

Samsung SVP sees Samsung Galaxy S5 outselling its predecessor; Tizen phone to launch this quarter

Samsung SVP sees Samsung Galaxy S5 outselling its predecessor; Tizen phone to launch this quarter

posted: 16 Apr 2014, 02:31

Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of Samsung's product strategy team, has good news for those who want to see the Korean manufacturer's new flagship model succeed. Despite what the...

Samsung Galaxy S5 review Q&A: your questions answered

Samsung Galaxy S5 review Q&A: your questions answered

posted: 16 Apr 2014, 01:42

Last week was marked by the publishing of our super-detailed Galaxy S5 review, along with a plethora of in-depth comparisons against its biggest rivals. As usual, we also had our Q&A post where we wanted you to be able to ask whatever...

Samsung hopes to ship at least 35 million Galaxy S5 units this quarter

Samsung hopes to ship at least 35 million Galaxy S5 units this quarter

posted: 15 Apr 2014, 13:41

A Samsung executive from Korea allegedly declared that the new Galaxy S5 will represent a major turning point for Samsung's mobile business...

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked, PayPal reaffirms confidence in biometrics

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked, PayPal reaffirms confidence in biometrics

posted: 15 Apr 2014, 11:37

Just like the Apple iPhone 5s, it has only taken a couple days after the release of the Samsung Galaxy S5 before the fingerprint scanner has been hacked. This will more than likely be a relatively...

Each Galaxy S5 costs Samsung just $256 to make, just a tad higher than a Galaxy S4

Each Galaxy S5 costs Samsung just $256 to make, just a tad higher than a Galaxy S4

posted: 15 Apr 2014, 09:47

Are you interested to know how much it costs Samsung to produce each Galaxy S5, exactly? Well, the magical number you are looking for is no more or less than $256 – this is the cost of the components...

Report: Unlike most new smartphones, the Sony Xperia Z2 continues to be hit by shortages

Report: Unlike most new smartphones, the Sony Xperia Z2 continues to be hit by shortages

posted: 15 Apr 2014, 03:27

According to market sources, the Sony Xperia Z2 is continuing to experience shortages.The problem for Sony is that this compares to the relatively uneventful releases of the Samsung Galaxy S5,...

Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) compared against rivals

Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) compared against rivals

posted: 15 Apr 2014, 02:21

Two of the most anticipated devices this year, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8), have arrived with a splash, but are they any better than currently existing top phones?…

SquareTrade gives Samsung Galaxy S5 high marks for durability

SquareTrade gives Samsung Galaxy S5 high marks for durability

posted: 14 Apr 2014, 14:15

Smartphone insurer SquareTrade has given the Samsung Galaxy S5 a 6 for its Breakability Score. A lower score is considered more desirable. This means that the insurer sees Samsung's latest flagship model as being more likely...

Deal alert! Verizon is selling the Samsung Galaxy S5 for $99 via Amazon

Deal alert! Verizon is selling the Samsung Galaxy S5 for $99 via Amazon

posted: 14 Apr 2014, 09:54

Verizon is escalating its Samsung Galaxy S5 promotion efforts to $99 level. After launching the Samsung flagship for $199 with the option of getting another one for free, the States' largest carrier is now selling...

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...

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