Category: Android News

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime might be launching in June

The rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime and its supposed insane 1440p screen haven’t stopped swirling, and now we’ve got a report of a release time frame: June. The report, which comes from the South Korea’s Asia Today, says that the Galaxy S5 Prime is looking at a June launch, and that Samsung intends to focus solely on the European and American markets.

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Samsung outs “Level”, a new series of premium audio products


In an attempt to bring their products to every facet of your home, Samsung has just released a new line of premium audio products. The line is called “Level”, and will be available to ship mid-May. So, what exactly is Level? Let’s take a look.

Level On


Offer a premium audio experience without breaking the bank

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CREDO Mobile to carry $149 Galaxy S5 on May 1


Sprint mobile virtual network operator CREDO Mobile on Monday announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Starting from May 1, the flagship handset will be offered for $ 149.99, some $ 50 lower than some of the bigger players. The deal, as you might expect, does require a two-year service agreement and only lasts through the end of the month. Like other wireless  [Read More…]

Fives days, five free phones: Win with Android Central, Poweramp and Negri Electronics!

Strap in, folks. It’s time to give away some phones. Android Central is teaming up with Poweramp and Negri Electronics to give away a phone each day this week, starting … NOW!

We’ll change up the method each day, so be sure to read on through for the complete details. But the bottom line is this: Five lucky readers from throughout the world (anywhere Negri delivers, actually) are going to earn themselves a new smartphone this  [Read More…]

Huawei teasing the Ascend P7 ahead of Paris launch on May 7

Huawei is set to launch its next attempt at a high-end smartphone next week in Paris, France, and has uploaded this teaser video to get things rolling. May 7 will see the Ascend P7 – given away in Huawei’s own URL for the teaser page – announced to the gathered press, and the video above gives us a little glimpse at the device in different settings around the world.

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The earbuds that come with the Samsung Galaxy S5 are actually pretty good

You might be pleasantly surprised by what comes in the box with your new Galaxy S5

Something that we don’t usually pay much attention to when reviewing new phones like the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the stuff that’s actually in the box with the phone. Like the earbuds. Sometimes that’s with good reason, but in the case of Samsung’s latest we maybe shouldn’t be so hasty.

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Secret expanding its anonymous messaging to Android and new global markets

Secret is a popular iOS app that lets you share things with others without having your name added to whatever is published. Today’s news is not only has the service managed to pull off $ 10 million in funding, but we’ll be seeing an Android app released in the future as well as more markets added to the supported list. Think of this a an anonymous social network. Currently, Secret operates in the US.

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Hidden codes for your Android device you probably didn’t know


Baked deep into Android is a bunch of secret codes that will enable of a variety of statistics and settings on your device that you probably didn’t know existed, as well as some diagnostic tests you can perform on the hardware.

These settings are not enabled by default, and that’s for a reason. Take care when using these and we’re not responsible if you mess  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime could launch as soon as June


Despite the Samsung Galaxy S5 not exactly being an old device, it seems Samsung are set to release the Galaxy S5 Prime as soon as June. Whilst the upcoming device is only supported by rumours at the moment, suggestions peg the device at having a 2560 x 1440 resolution with a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED display and an octa-core Exynos 5430 CPU.

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Geeksphone Revolution gets a price cut, looks to the future

Geeksphone today sends word of the future for its Revolution Android/Firefox OS hybrid smartphone, as well as announcing a price cut from May 1. From then, you’ll be able to pick one up at €199, a drop of €40 on its original release price from either Amazon or the Geeksphone website.