See which apps and games are draining your phone battery and chewing up the most storage

android-appsApps are easily the biggest draw of owning a smartphone, but unfortunately, they can also be what hinders the performance of our devices, too. AVG anonymously collected data from over 1 million smartphone and tablet users to measure just which apps drained battery the fastest and used up the most storage space, and the results are pretty interesting.
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Samsung will offer watch straps and bangle options for the Gear S

Gear s wrist strapsIf you’re planning on picking up Samsung’s Gear S, you should be happy to know that the company is planning on supporting the 3G smartwatch with several accessories, including multiple colors of wrist bands and some extra bangle straps. Samsung has updated the listing for the Gear S on their UK website to show several different straps that will likely become available once the watch starts shipping.
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Samsung working on a 5.9-inch 4K Super AMOLED display for next year’s Galaxy Note 5


2014 gave us the first smartphones with a Quad HD (2560 x 1440) display, but that’s not good enough is it? I am thinking 700+ ppi makes a lot more sense doesn’t it? Yup, I am talking Ultra HD baby, as in 4K. Well Samsung seems to agree as they are working on a 5.9-inch Super AMOLED display that will sport a resolution of 3840 x 2160 and a ppi of 746.

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Samsung kicks off its Galaxy Gifts package for the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge


Samsung has today announced that its teamed up with twenty-four of the world’s leading mobile content and service providers to offer Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge owners twenty-four pre-paid or discounted subscriptions as part of the South Korean company’s ‘Galaxy Gifts’ campaign. 

The subscriptions are divided into four groups: Productivity, Entertainment, News & Reading and Lifestyle & Others. according to Samsung, all of the categories have been optimized for the S Pen in an effort to “to provide users with more enjoyable and powerful mobile experience”.

Hit the break to view the full list of subscription-based freebies that Samsung is offering.

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‘Project Zero’ is allegedly the codename for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S6


Now that Samsung has unveiled and released all its flagship smartphones for 2014, reports are starting to emerge claiming that the Galaxy S6 is now in the early stages of development.

Although exact specifications are currently unclear, the handset has officially been dubbed ‘Project Zero’, which is a strong indication that Samsung is trying to achieve something unique and different with the Galaxy S6.

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AT&T to have the Note Edge on Nov. 7 [Update: Sprint and T-Mobile Nov. 14]

Galaxy Note Edge

AT&T announced earlier this morning that the cousin to the Note 4, the Note Edge, will be available in select retail stores starting Friday, Nov. 7. While Samsung is only going to sell a select few Edges, those on AT&T will be happy to know that they’re some of those lucky enough to purchase the concept device.

Like the Note 4, the Edge boasts a QHD SAMOLED that wraps around the edge of the right side of the screen. That edge allows users to view notifications and clears up screen real estate by allowing uses to move their favorite apps to the edge. However, if you’re wanting to purchase the Edge, you’re going to have to pay an even prettier penny than you do with the Note 4.

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Samsung confirms Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Galaxy S4


Samsung has been teasing the Lollipop update for some of their most recent devices with videos and cryptic tweets, but today users of the Samsung Galaxy S4 can breath a sigh of release as the Korean manufacturer has promised an update for last year’s flagship. The international Exynos-powered variant (GT-I9500) will likely receive the update early next year with the carrier models to follow. Any Galaxy S4 users out there getting excited? Discuss in the comments below!

Source: SamMobile