Tag Archive: Phone

Samsung Mobile Instagram teaser all but confirms the Galaxy K camera phone

Samsung Mobile has posted an Instagram video to its account that pretty much confirms the new camera focused phone that we’re expecting to be known as the Galaxy K. Also previously referred to as the Galaxy S5 Zoom, Samsung is hosting an event tomorrow, April 29, in Singapore and the video clip below is the clearest indicator yet that optical zoom is the thing.

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OnePlus wants you to smash your phone for a OnePlus One

‘OnePlus Phone Smash’ begins April 25

As part of today’s today’s OnePlus One announcement, the manufacturer has unveiled a novel way for fans to get in on the ground floor. From this Friday, April 25, you’ll be able to head to oneplus.com/smash to and apply to destroy your current phone in exchange for the Cyanogen-powered beast. Just 100 will be selected to dispense with their old phone and and pay just $ 1 for a new  [Read More…]

Samsung’s alleged Galaxy K camera phone leaks out again

Ahead of Samsung’s K-themed event in Asia, more images of the Korean manufacturers next camera focused smartphone have leaked out. Previously referred to as the Galaxy S5 Zoom, the new moniker is reportedly the Galaxy K – which would tie in nicely to the forthcoming event – and it has that distinctive optical zoom lens on the back.

Perhaps more importantly, this device looks to be slimmer than its predecessor, the Galaxy S4 zoom, which is  [Read More…]

Frontback comes to Android, lets you take photos with both sides of your phone

A popular photography app called Frontback just found its way from iOS to Android today. Though it’s fundamentally another photo-sharing app, it’s got the resonably fun gimmick of shooting from both the front and back camera at the same time. Both images are posted, one on top of the other, leading to some interesting pairings.

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Samsung event in Singapore on April 29, massive hints of photography focused phone

Samsung has publicly announced a media event in Singapore on April 29 with a definite photography feel to it. There’s also a giant K, and the use of the letter in “Kapture the moment” hinting that this letter is of importance. Possible name? Who knows, but this could well be the introduction of the previously leaked ‘Galaxy S5 Zoom.’

Samsung has posted the invite on its official Samsung Mobile twitter feed, further fuelling the photography focused  [Read More…]

Amazon wants your old phone so you can buy a new one

Amazon Trade In Store

Looking to pick up a new Samsung Galaxy S5 or HTC One M8 over the next few days and weeks? What are you going to do with that old device? Amazon says they’ll take it, and they’ll even pay you for it.

Amazon’s Trade-In program is not necessarily new but, considering the timing, it’s worth reminding you that it exists. If you have  [Read More…]

Best Buy Offering up to $300 Gift Card for Phone or Tablet Trade-In.


Do you have an old phone or tablet lying around collecting dust, or are you just ready to upgrade to the latest and greatest in tech? If this is the case, Best Buy has a promotion that just may interest you.

They’re calling it “The Great Tech Refresh”, and they are offering up to a $ 300 Best Buy gift card for your used smartphone  [Read More…]

Samsung research could put graphene into your future thin, light, even bendy phone

Have you ever looked at your Samsung smartphone and thought “this could be more bendy!”? Well, this could become reality now the manufacturer has mastered the material graphene in the production process. Partnering up with Sungkyunkwan University, Samsung will reportedly be able to make thinner, lighter and more durable hardware.


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Three UK announces ‘Three Rescue’ worry free phone insurance

UK mobile operator Three has launched a new insurance option for consumers – Three Rescue. Following a report shared by the network detailing how British smartphone owners place a value of over £1,000 on the contents of their handheld devices. The insurance starts from just £2 a month with full cover for stolen, lost or damaged smartphones.

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EE announces cheaper LTE plans and £99 ‘Kestrel’ 4G phone

British mobile operator EE is making a big play for the budget market today, with the unveiling of new, low-cost LTE price plans and an £99 4G phone to use them with. EE’s new 4G plans start at £13.99 per month for 500MB of data and EE’s new, own-branded “Kestrel” handset, built by Huawei. The device features a 4.5-inch qHD display, a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor and Cat. 4 LTE support.

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