AT&T will offer 4G LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S

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AT&T has announced that they will be offering a Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S. Like other carrier tablets, this version will be able to access AT&T’s 4G LTE network, just like any smartphone. They didn’t indicate when the tablet would be available or what it would cost, but we’ll keep you updated with any new info.

Anybody planning on picking one of these tablets up?

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Samsung bundling Galaxy Gifts with new Galaxy Tab S

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Just as they did with the Galaxy S 5, Samsung is bundling a ton of freebies, trials, and more with the new Galaxy Tab S. This round of Galaxy Gifts brings a wide range of items. Everything from Cisco WebEX Meetings to 50GB of Box cloud storage to the Family Guy game to newspaper trials are included. Samsung wants to reward you for purchasing one of their devices, and they do so by showering you with gifts. Let’s just say the savings are pretty big.

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Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S

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Samsung unveiled their newest set of tablets tonight in New York City. The Galaxy Tab S comes in either 8.4-inches or 10.5-inches. It’s highlight is the Super AMOLED display which has a 2560 x 1600 resolution, but don’t forget about how thin it is. Measuring 6.6mm thick, it’s thinner than the iPad Air. It also includes SideSync 3.0  that will let you receive phone calls and texts as well as transfer files from your Galaxy S 5. Papergarden is also new. It includes a various magazines from Condé Nast, National Geographic, and Marvel that are tailored for the Tab S. They even include video. If books are more your thing, Kindle for Samsung will get you one free book each month. Quick Briefing appears to be a revamped version of the Magazine UX found on the TabPROs. You will also get some of the other familiar features like Adaptive Display, Ultra Power Saving Mode, Fingerprint Scanner, Private Mode, Knox, and Kids Mode. Finally, don’t forget about the Galaxy Gifts. The 8.4-inch version will go for $399 (WiFi-only) and the 10.5-incher will be $499 (WiFi-only). Hit the break for our hands on video.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S official, boasts 8.4 and 10.5-inch Super AMOLED displays

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This evening in New York City, Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Tab S. The tablet comes with either an 8.4-inch or 10.5-inch display. Being that Samsung makes the tablet, both sizes come with a Super AMOLED display. The resolution is 2560×1600 with a 16:10 aspect ratio. The Galaxy Tab S uses Adaptive Display to make adjustments depending upon the viewing environment. And to ensure that incredible display does not drain the battery (4900 or 7900mAh), Samsung included Ultra-Power Saving Mode.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S specs confirmed hours before event

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Most of the specs of the new Galaxy Tab S have been reported already, but if there is any questions still lingering, this should sum it up. First of all, there will be two versions, the 10.5 and 8.4 and there will be two variants of each with different processors.  We are guessing it has to do with if the model has LTE or not.

They will offer both an Exynos octa-core (4 x 1.9GHz and 4 x 1.3GHz) or a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon (most likely an 801). Both models will feature a 2560 x 1600 display (presumably AMOLED), 3GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of internal storage, microSD for up to an additional 128GB of storage, 8MP rear camera, 2.1MP front-facing camera, WiFi or WiFi/LTE, and Android 4.4 KitKat. The 10.5-inch version will sport a 7900mAh battery, and the 8.4-incher have 4900mAh.

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Pebble, Samsung smartwatches dominate the United States with more than 90% revenue since October

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Whenever there is smartwatch chatter, two companies are brought up most often: Pebble and Samsung. Pebble started the smartwatch craze with its insanely successfully Kickstarter campaign and has continued to pump out smartwatches to solidify its presence. Samsung, on the other hand, has been the first major hardware manufacturer to release a smartwatch and others have quickly decided to follow. According to a new study conducted by NPD Group shows that the two companies have absolutely dominated the smartwatch space in the United States since October 2013. » Read the rest

Samsung Galaxy Avant with LTE coming to T-Mobile

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T-Mobile may be preparing to release a new LTE capable device made by Samsung, the Samsung Galaxy Avant. The device has a model number of SM-G386, and appears to be T-Mobile’s variant of the Galaxy Core LTE.

Right now, only a picture of the device has been leaked, and we don’t yet have specs. However, assuming that the device is similar to the Galaxy Core LTE, it should have a 4.4-inch display, a 5MP camera, a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, and 8GB of expandable memory. We don’t have a release date for the device yet, but it may be July 28, which is the date shown on the devices screen.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S flip covers emerge in new photos

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Samsung is ready to unveil their new line of tablet devices tomorrow at an event in New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The Galaxy Tab S tablets will come equipped with 2560 x 1600 Super AMOLED displays which should really raise the bar for a tablet device. To help protect the fancy new screens, buyers may be interested in Samsung’s official flip covers for the new tablets. The new covers utilize some proprietary connectors embedded in the back panels of the new tablets. It appears that at least initially the covers will come in a choice of two colors, a shade of white and another dark gray in color. The design appears to carry over the dimpled, band-aid look of Samsung’s recent device covers although it is more subtle.

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Leaks on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini provide pictures, benchmarks and specs

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A series of leaks have appeared online regarding the Galaxy S5 Mini, including not only pictures, but also Antutu benchmark results as well as specs.

As you’ll see in the benchmark screenshots, the device packs the Samsung Exynos 3 Quad (Exynos 3470) SoC clocked to 1.4GHz. The GPU is a Quad-core Mali-400 MP4 clocked at 450MHz, there’s 1.5GB RAM, 16GB expandable memory, an 8MP main camera and a 2.1MP front shooter. Both cameras can shoot up to Full HD 1080p video. The screen is 4.5-inches and is a 720p Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, and the device features a fingerprint scanner and heart rate scanner.

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Details regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, SM-G906 surface

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One of the many devices that consumers look forward to each year is the next device from the literally massive Galaxy Note series. Samsung has proven there is a market for devices with such large displays and has created a value with it. Last year’s Galaxy Note 3 was a huge hit and the company is unsurprisingly readying the Galaxy Note 4 for a release sometime this year. The handset will pack a the new Snapdragon 805 processor (for many markets) and launch on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular. While the display size is currently unknown, QHD resolution is expected. And the 16MP camera on the back with optical image stabilization will be supplied by Sony. As for the front camera, it is the same 2MP from the Galaxy S 5.

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