Leaked apps for TouchWiz provide a glimpse of Samsung’s changes

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Someone over on the XDA Forums has posted what are allegedly Samsung applications that will be featured on the upcoming Galaxy S 6. The apps included by user Albe95 are Optical Reader, Geo News, Gear Manager, and Kids Mode. The layout and amount of text seems simplified while a wide amount of colors are still being used. Basically, TouchWiz looks like less of a circus while maintaining its flavor.

The Samsung Galaxy S 6 will be announced on Sunday, March 1, at MWC 2015.

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Alleged press renders of the Samsung Galaxy S 6 Edge show every angle

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Alongside the Galaxy S 6, Samsung will launch the Galaxy S 6 Edge. The device matches the Galaxy Note Edge in terms of the unique curved edge. Today, what are believed to be official images of the Galaxy S 6 Edge leaked. Each and every angle is on display for the world to see just before the devices becomes official at MWC 2015.

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Samsung might limit Unpacked to just the Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge

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When you think of this Sunday’s Samsung Unpacked Event, the Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge come to mind, but they do have other rumored devices. We know they have other tablets in the pipeline, namely the Tab S 2, but there is also that round smartwatch (Orbis) that seems close to release. In fact, it was already reported that the Orbis would be unveiled at the same time as the new phones.


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New images show Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge side by side

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Some new images have leaked that show the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge sitting next to each other. Perhaps the biggest takeaway from the images is the configuration of the curved screen of the Galaxy S6 Edge. As previously suspected, the curved screen of the Galaxy S6 Edge appears to exist on both sides of the device unlike the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Edge which had a curved screen on only one side.
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Android 5.0.2 Lollipop caught on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S

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In the coming weeks and months, Samsung will begin pushing software updates to its devices. We have already heard about various phones from the company preparing for Lollipop updates, but not much has been said regarding its tablets. The Galaxy Tab S, though, is a lock for the boost to the latest version of Android. The tablet has been spotted running Android 5.0.2 and a video published shows what there is to know in terms of changes.

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Oculus offering up a $1 million prize pool for Gear VR development challenge

samsung_gear_vr_officialOculus has announced a new competition for developers with a fairly massive prize pool for great games or experiences. The challenge is focused around Samsung’s Gear VR, and the prize pool totals up to $1 million. There a few different awards, with the top game netting 200k, the top app or experience taking home 100k, and a few steps below that with different variations of prize money. Games are obviously the central focus here, but quality apps are still getting some recognition, which is good to see.
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