Tag Archive: Samsung

Samsung Gear 2 Tizen SDK now available

Developers looking to get their apps on Samsung’s new Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo have a little treat waiting for them today — the Tizen SDK is now available. You can find it at http://developer.tizen.org.


Gold Samsung Galaxy S5 a Vodafone UK exclusive

British mobile operator Vodafone has announced that it’ll exclusively carry the gold color Samsung Galaxy S5 “from launch.” The gold GS5, like other models, will go up for pre-order from next Friday, March 28, ahead of an April 11 launch.


Google improving on Samsung and PA’s Pie-style menu?

Looks like Google is working on multi-touch pie-style menus as they’ve just filed a patent on touch-screen radial menus.

Now, we’ve seen a lot of lead up to this in Android, with Samsung’s S-Pen menu options, Paranoid Android’s “Pie” navigation features, and even Google’s own AOSP browser’s “Quick controls” option (which I always loved, and kept me from migrating to Chrome for quite some time)

Here’s why I’m excited about this. Growing up watching movies with futuristic touch interfaces, I  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Gear down to £125 at O2 UK this weekend

Samsung’s original smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, will soon be replaced and as such we’re starting to see some deals appear. The latest is from O2 UK, where for this weekend only you can snag one for £124.99. That’s a pretty hefty discount on the original RRP of the Galaxy Gear, and it’s pretty enticing at that price.

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Samsung announces 3 accessories that enhance Galaxy Core Advance’s accessibility features

When Samsung announced the Galaxy Core Advance, it focused on the new accessibility options that set it apart from the regular Galaxy Core. Today the company is following up the phone’s launch with three new accessories that put those new accessibility features to good use, making it even easier for the visually impaired to interact with the device and the world around them. The Ultrasonic Cover, Optical Scan Stand and Voice Label are all aimed at  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition available in the UK with eyewatering price

Since the Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition first emerged, we’ve been light on details as to where it would be available. It’s successor, the Galaxy S5, is just around the corner, but that hasn’t stopped Samsung bringing the Black Edition to the UK. With a pretty shattering price of £499.89 to boot, and exclusivity at high-street retailer Phones 4U.

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Samsung Galaxy security flaw discovered that provides remote access to data

Security has always been an interesting topic on Android and that discussion just got another reason to exist with a development team discovering a security flaw affecting the Samsung Galaxy series that could enable remote access to data on your device.

The development team behind an open-source operating system based on Android called Replicant OS, discovered that this ‘backdoor’ affects not only the version of Android running on Samsung Galaxy devices, but also those custom firmwares based on stock Android  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S5 TouchWiz Apps available to download

If you cant wait to get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S5, which is due out in about a month, then as a consolation the TouchWiz Apps included with the Galaxy S5 have been leaked and are available to be sideloaded on a Samsung device. The new Apps include S Note, WatchON, S Health, S Translator, Calculator, and Gear Manager.

You’ll need a Samsung device running Android 4.4.2 and some of the new leaked APK’s will require the old version  [Read More…]

Zapping Flappy Birds at the Samsung ‘Launching People’ contest

What do you get when you cross A Nintendo gun, Flappy Bird, an HDMI cable and a group of young engineers? Flappy Zapping, that’s what.

Flappy Bird will never die. It’s now one of those silly viral things that will pop up here and there for the next few years, until a new silly viral thing (that will never die) comes to replace it. But I think Eliezer Alvarez and his mechatronic engineer friends have the best Flappy Birds news ever.

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Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Snap-On Case for Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Lightweight and durable, the Feather Case for Galaxy Note 3 is engineered to provide inconspicuous protection. The snap-on application of this hard case allows for quick installation when needed and its soft touch finish provides a comfortable grip in the hand.

The Incipio Feather Snap-On Case is available for just $ 15.95, 36% off today only. Color options include black, pink, cyan and gray.

Find more great deals on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 accessories including cases, chargers  [Read More…]