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Last minute update kills bugs on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Last minute update kills bugs on the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 13:12

With the Samsung Galaxy S5 set to launch on Friday, a last-minute stability update was pushed out for the device on Thursday. The 30MB update makes sure that the phone comes out of the box with fewer bugs. The new firmware version following...

iFixit gives Samsung Galaxy S5 a repairability score of 5 (out of 10)

iFixit gives Samsung Galaxy S5 a repairability score of 5 (out of 10)

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 10:00

While the Galaxy S5 is harder to repair than last year's Samsung Galaxy S4, it's easier to fix when compared to metal-made smartphones like the HTC One M8...

The prospect of a large-screened iPhone 6 has customers salivating, the Galaxy S5 was also a hit

The prospect of a large-screened iPhone 6 has customers salivating, the Galaxy S5 was also a hit

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 09:49

A survey carried out by ChangeWave in March indicates the biggest yet customer response to the prospect of owning the new iPhone 6. Out of 4,109 participants, 26% said they were "somewhat...

Samsung Galaxy S5 review Q&A: ask away!

Samsung Galaxy S5 review Q&A: ask away!

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 02:43

The Galaxy S5 is an amazing smartphone - that's what we concluded in our review of Samsung's new smartphone. It scored 9.1, which is a pretty impressive achievement for a phone review on our site, and boy was it a long and extensive review...

On the eve of its global release, check out the new stateside ad for the Samsung Galaxy S5

On the eve of its global release, check out the new stateside ad for the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 10 Apr 2014, 00:30

Now that the calendar reads April 10th, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is expected to be released in 150 countries Friday. To help sell its new flagship Android phone in the U.S., Samsung has produced...

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S5 shipping sans the Download Booster feature?

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S5 shipping sans the Download Booster feature?

posted: 09 Apr 2014, 12:31

The Samsung Galaxy S5 isn't properly available at AT&T, but some customers who placed pre-orders recently seem to have already received the handset...

Samsung Galaxy S5 prices already slashed by 10% in Korea?

Samsung Galaxy S5 prices already slashed by 10% in Korea?

posted: 09 Apr 2014, 09:29

Samsung reportedly cut the price of the Galaxy S5 in its home country as "demand outlook for high-end smartphones remains uncertain." We don't know if the S5 will see price drops in international markets anytime soon...

Watch the Galaxy S5 battery explode like a firecracker during a routine hammer&knife test

Watch the Galaxy S5 battery explode like a firecracker during a routine hammer&knife test

posted: 09 Apr 2014, 07:59

If you have been worried that there are no hammer or scratch tests on Samsung's seasonal finest, you can sleep tight now. The phone gets fairly gently smashed and scratched in the video below,...

HTC exec talks about the Galaxy S5, says 8 million people watched the One M8 being announced

HTC exec talks about the Galaxy S5, says 8 million people watched the One M8 being announced

posted: 08 Apr 2014, 16:02

According to HTC America President Jason Mackenzie, the new One M8 is a smartphone that Samsung should "be concerned about"...

Target to sell Samsung Galaxy S5 for $100 with qualified trade and signed pact

Target to sell Samsung Galaxy S5 for $100 with qualified trade and signed pact

posted: 07 Apr 2014, 16:13

Looking for a great deal on the Samsung Galaxy S5 when the phone is released on Friday? You're going to be hard pressed to top this deal from Target. Bring in a qualifying trade, sign a two-year contract...

Samsung offers 15% cashback to select Galaxy S5 buyers in India

Samsung offers 15% cashback to select Galaxy S5 buyers in India

posted: 07 Apr 2014, 09:31

The new Samsung Galaxy S5 will be released in India on April 11 (just like in many other markets), but customers can pre-book the handset as of now for $25...

C Spire to release the Samsung Galaxy S5 next month

C Spire to release the Samsung Galaxy S5 next month

posted: 07 Apr 2014, 02:07

Last year, C Spire customers had to wait more than two months for the Samsung Galaxy S4. But this year, the Samsung Galaxy S5 will be offered by the carrier some time in May. The Korean manufacturer's new flagship handset will be released...

Can the Samsung Galaxy S5 survive two extreme water tests?

Can the Samsung Galaxy S5 survive two extreme water tests?

posted: 06 Apr 2014, 18:23

After seeing how popular the waterproof feature was (and is) on Sony's flagship Android powered smartphones, Samsung decided that this year, it would have its flagship Android phone come out of the box with IP67 certification....

Samsung introduces two anti-theft features for the Verizon and U.S. Cellular Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung introduces two anti-theft features for the Verizon and U.S. Cellular Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 06 Apr 2014, 17:06

Samsung is adding two new anti-theft features to the Samsung Galaxy S5. Neither of them is a "Kill Switch," which is what law enforcement officials would prefer. A bill that would mandate...

Samsung Galaxy S5 survives after being run over by a Tesla Model S

Samsung Galaxy S5 survives after being run over by a Tesla Model S

posted: 05 Apr 2014, 13:32

Although the body of Samsung Galaxy S5 uses a lot of plastic, the smartphone itself seems to be quite resistant, surviving tough challenges...

Charging covers for Samsung Galaxy S5 revealed by Samsung

Charging covers for Samsung Galaxy S5 revealed by Samsung

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 21:39

Samsung unveiled four charging covers for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5, which are now available for pre-order. The standard back plate, available in black and white, offers Qi wireless charging compatibility, for $29.99. There...

Samsung Galaxy S5 camera under the microscope: in-house Samsung sensors make fast auto-focus magic possible

Samsung Galaxy S5 camera under the microscope: in-house Samsung sensors make fast auto-focus magic possible

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 09:21

After years of reliance on Sony camera image sensors in its flagships, this year, Samsung is finally ready to ship the Galaxy S5 with its own, in-house ISOCELL sensor…

Samsung Galaxy S5: deeper dive in the Diamond PenTile matrix reveals the secrets of the brightest AMOLED display

Samsung Galaxy S5: deeper dive in the Diamond PenTile matrix reveals the secrets of the brightest AMOLED display

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 08:04

Samsung Display has just unveiled a lot of the inner works of the new and improved AMOLED display of the Galaxy S5, but now we have even deeper insights…

Galaxy S5 vs One (M8) vs iPhone5s drop test pays a tribute to HTC's build quality (video)

Galaxy S5 vs One (M8) vs iPhone5s drop test pays a tribute to HTC's build quality (video)

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 04:16

The HTC One (M8) and the Galaxy S5 have barely been out, and they are already undergoing visits to the torture chamber - first with tests of their water resistance, and now with an impromptu...

Samsung details its new Galaxy S5 display: the brightest, most efficient OLED screen to date can hit 698 nits

Samsung details its new Galaxy S5 display: the brightest, most efficient OLED screen to date can hit 698 nits

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 03:21

Samsung Display decided to elaborate on its claims that the 5.1" panel of the Galaxy S5 is the best Super AMOLED display it's put in flagships so far. Hot on the heels...

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