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Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit up for preorder on Amazon

If you’re looking to be among the first on your block to get the latest Samsung wearables, now might be a good time to swing by Amazon. The Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo — that’s the one without the camera — and Gear Fit fitness band are now available for preorder.

The Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit are each listed at $ 199. The Gear 2 runs $ 299. Amazon lists all three as being  [Read More…]

Premium Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors surface yet again

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Despite Samsung’s insistence that it is not working on a premium Galaxy S5 experience, the rumors of said device aren’t going away. Details found on GFXBench indicate that the SM-G906S could be a variant of the flagship device. The difference, however, is that this model packs in twice the screen pixels and a different (2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805) processor.

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Samsung ChatON updated with ‘recall’ messages, large file transfers

In you’re onboard with Samsung’s ChatON messaging client, you’ll be pleased to learn that it’s been updated today with a couple of significant new features. ChatON 3.5 introduces the ability to recall messages you’ve already sent, avoiding potential embarrassment. The feature works in 1-on-1 chats and can be used even if the other person has already read that incriminating message.

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Samsung sponsorship deal pays off with impromptu presidential selfie

Samsung’s sponsorship of Boston Red Sox captain David Ortiz paid off handsomely yesterday as Ortiz, who was visiting the White House at the time, managed to capture of selfie of the presidential sort. Armed with a Galaxy Note 3 and the will to use it, Ortiz and President Obama smiled for the Samsung camera, and the photographers taking pictures of the picture. And that’s about the best result Samsung could have hoped for.

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Samsung ‘Galaxy S5 Mini’ specs reportedly emerge

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini wasn’t out favorite miniature Android phone of 2013 — a lackluster display and scaled-back features resulted in a decent but not outstanding 4.3-inch handset. This time around, however, Samsung may be about to address some of these concerns with a beefier Galaxy S5 Mini.

    

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Samsung Smart Home service aims to improve home automation

Samsung is looking to take advantage of its presence across the breadth of consumer electronics categories with its new Smart Home service, announced today. The electronics giant aims to make home automation easier for owners of its range of smartphones, smartwatches, TVs and white goods, with a single app able to connect home appliances and mobile devices.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab4 Gallery

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No April Fooling around, Samsung’s latest series of tablets has officially been announced. Slated to debut later this quarter, the new Galaxy Tab4 line will come in 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch versions. Here’s a look at the threesome from a variety of angles.

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Samsung announces their new Galaxy Tab 4 lineup

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Samsung, as expected, have just revealed their lineup of three new Galaxy Tab 4 products which include a 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch size screen, all with new designs and new internals from the previous generation.

The Galaxy Tab 4 range sees a move towards slimmer bezels and squarer corners, together with a slimmer, thinner, and lighter design than the Galaxy Tab 3.

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HTC admits to pulling a Samsung, optimizing HTC One (M8) for benchmarks

About a year ago, Samsung was hit with some serious controversy over a trivial addition to the software on its flagship device, the Galaxy S4. It wasn’t some spyware or large bloat, but optimization code for benchmarks. Basically, when a benchmark is run, the software will push the hardware to its limits for the duration of the benchmark, instead of using the regular software that balances performance and battery life. This resulted in significantly higher benchmark numbers.

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Samsung Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit now in stock at UK retailer

Brits looking to pick up a new Samsung Gear Fit or Gear 2 Neo might be pleased to hear that one retailer has just confirmed it has both versions in stock. Unlocked-mobiles sends word that they now have both wearables in stock, in black, and will happily sell you one for £179.98 including VAT.

    

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