Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition now receiving Android 5.1 update


Samsung is currently pushing out a rather unexpected update to all unlocked variants of the Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition located in the United States. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade transports the latest build of Android 5.1.1 to the handset, as well as a multitude of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

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Cinemersia releases MansLaughter, a full film only on Samsung GearVR

Cinemersia logoCinemersia is a production company who specialize in VR. Today they have announced that their feature film MansLaughter, is on Samsung GearVR. The film is very unique in the way it was made and a first in many areas such as: VR film length, VR digital content, quadraphonic VR sound engineering, core plot guidance, and story construct and design.

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Samsung discusses positive reaction to Samsung Pay in South Korea

samsung_pay_mobile_payments_unpacked_2015Samsung Pay was originally announced with the Galaxy S6, although it’s been delayed several times since then. It finally went live last month, but only in South Korea, and is slated to kick off in North America later this month.

After a month in South Korea, Samsung has talked a bit about how people are reacting to and using the service, and so far it seems like customers and retailers alike are pretty happy with the experience so far. Read more