[Deal] T-Mobile will give you one year of Netflix for Free with the purchase of the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge

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Well here’s an interesting deal for you. T-Mobile will give you one full year of Netflix for Free with the purchase of the Galaxy S6 or the Galaxy S6 Edge. That totals $107.88 in savings, assuming you’re not already grandfathered with the old $7.99 per month rate.

T-Mobile hasn’t specified if existing Netflix accounts will be eligible, but we assume so since a lot of people are already signed up with Netflix. It’s likely they will provide you some sort of code that you can redeem just like what Google did when they launched the Chromecast. Again, this is speculation since no details were announced.


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Samsung starts rolling out stability update for the Galaxy S4

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Samsung is currently pushing out a relatively minor over-the-air stability update to all unlocked variants of the Galaxy S4 currently located Europe. Sadly, this upgrade doesn’t bring much in terms of added functionality, but it does include the latest builds of KNOX and Silent Mode, as well as a handful of ‘system stability improvements,’ all aimed at making a user’s experience better when using the handset.

Hit the break for the complete changelog.


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Samsung’s new TouchWiz UI for Galaxy S6 may have a touch of Tizen present

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Over the years, one complaint that surfaced about Samsung smartphones was the TouchWiz UI that Samsung deployed. While Samsung was always adding in lots of interesting and unique features, critics also felt the interface was becoming too bloated and busy. Samsung took that input and started to trim things back some for the Galaxy Note 4. However, for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, it was clear that Samsung was being more aggressive in trimming things down. Many believed a lot of this was due to the influence of Google’s Material Design framework. However, it appears that Samsung also leaned heavily on their work with the Tizen OS, recently employed on the Samsung Galaxy Z1 released in India.
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AT&T releasing Lollipop update for Galaxy Note 4

Samsung_Galaxy_Note_4_Back_Galaxy_Note_4_Logo_TAAT&T and Samsung are finally pushing out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 4. The update is actually a slightly tweaked version of what Samsung has been pushing out (which was is what Sprint’s users received) that brings Mute mode back. Otherwise, the update is identical and gives the Galaxy Note 4 all of Lollipop’s much appreciated new features.
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iFixit publishes the first teardown video of the Galaxy S6

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In what’s now become its usual fashion, the folks over at iFixit have managed to get their hands on another smartphone prior to its official release to disassemble and show us just how easy or difficult it is to fix and rebuild. This time we’re looking at the Galaxy S6, which can be taken apart in just 12 steps, but due to incredibly small parts would be somewhat tedious to repair at home.

Hit the break to see the full teardown video.


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