Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge just about survives a dunking

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Despite last year’s Galaxy S5 boasting an IP67 rating that meant it was water and dust resistant, Samsung decided not to continue the practice with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge flagship handsets. The S6 Edge has come in for some rough treatment lately, having survived a confrontation with a carpet earlier. Will we see Samsung’s latest and greatest survive a bowl of water? 
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Samsung will release a theming tool for Galaxy S6 sometime in April

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While we’ve known that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones will allow users to customize the handsets thanks to the Themes option first seen in the Galaxy A series of phones, it hasn’t been clear exactly how 3rd party theme makers would be able to distribute their offerings for the S6. Until now, thanks to Reddit member, gedankenreich, receiving a reply from Samsung on the matter.


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Verizon starts pushing out Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5… Again!

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If you cast your mind back to early February, you may remember that Verizon claimed that it was rolling out the much-anticipated Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5. However, it appears the carrier pulled the original upgrade (version number: G900VVRU1BNLC ) with no reason given, and has today started pushing out an identical build of Android 5.0 to the handset, with this new version number: G900VVRU1BOA4. 


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Samsung starts rolling out Lollipop OTA for the Note 4 in Spain

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Samsung has now started pushing out the much-anticipated, eagerly-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked models of the Note 4 located in Spain. This upgrade transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, together with a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

Hit the break for the full changelog.


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Samsung could significantly increase production of the Galaxy S6 Edge

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According to a report, Samsung might have underestimated the demand for the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone as it is reportedly planning to increase production by nearly three times. It is said that Samsung is in talks with more touch screen panel manufacturers with the current supplier (Alps Electronics) not managing to offer the components in the required quantities.


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