Android 5.0 Lollipop now rolling out to Galaxy S5′s in Korea

 

galaxy-s5-samsung-sign

Samsung is currently in the process of pushing out an update to all KT, SK Telecom and LG Uplus variants of the Galaxy S5 located in Korea. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade brings the much-anticipated Android 5.0 Lollipop build, together with a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

Hit the break for the full changelog.


Read more

Samsung’s Gear VR available for $200 on Samsung’s web site, coming soon to AT&T

SamsungGearVRWhile Samsung may have missed the rumored Dec. 1 launch date, it looks like rumors that had the month of December pegged for the launch were right. Samsung has the Gear VR headset listed on their web site for $199.99. AT&T also has the the new VR unit up on its web site for $199.00. Before you stop reading though to go get one, you should know that it currently appears to be sold out on AT&T’s web site. Also, you’ll need a Note 4 to go along with the VR headset. What it does is cradle the Note 4 for an immersive 360-degree view. If you have the new Note — or are planning on buying one — here’s what you’re in for spec wise:


Read more

Apple and Samsung face off in Appeals Court

Apple-vs-Samsung-lawsuit1

Samsung and Apple are back in court again as Samsung looks to appeal the $930 million jurors awarded to Apple for intellectual property infringement. During the oral argument hearing yesterday, discussions were technical in nature, and discussed whether or not portions of the iPhone’s design was functional or ornamental. But that wasn’t the only aspect that the three-judge panel discussed.


Read more

Samsung denies rumors of recycled AMOLED displays used in devices

samsung_amoled_display

A new rumor has been spreading through some Asian news sources and has started to spread around the globe accusing Samsung of using recycled AMOLED displays in the manufacture of new smartphones. However, Samsung flat out denies this is the case and questions whether the original source was ever an employee and whether the “proof” – videos and images – were even taken in a Samsung facility.
Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Note 4, Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5 LTE-A to get Android 5.0 by early 2015

android_lollipop_tweet

Samsung has already begun the rollout of Android 5.0 for the Galaxy S5 in Europe starting yesterday, while the American units are expected to get it sometime in the coming weeks. A source has now spilled the beans on the rollout schedule for other devices such as the Galaxy Note 4 as well as the Galaxy Note 3.
Read more

Alleged specs of the Samsung Galaxy S6 leaks on AnTuTu

Samsung_Logo_01_TA_CES_2014

It’s common knowledge by this point that the Samsung Galaxy S6 will be launching by the first quarter of 2015. And just as we head into 2015, we’re starting to get a rough idea regarding the hardware of this Samsung flagship (SM-G925F). The latest revelation comes from AnTuTu, which is renowned for leaking out hardware details of smartphones and tablets ahead of schedule.
Read more

Samsung SM-E700H leaks with mid-range specs

Samsung_Logo_02_TA_CES_2014A new Samsung device has broken cover by showing up on Samsung’s own website. The device features a model number SM-E700H, which is out of the ordinary for what Samsung typically uses. This might mean it’ll end up being part of a brand new lineup in 2015, but anything is possible at this point.

The device in question has some pretty mid-range specs, including a 720p screen and a 1.5 GHz CPU. The screen size is reportedly 5.5-inches, so it’s definitely going to be a larger phone. If this rumor pans out, it’ll launch with Android 4.4.4, which is a slight disappointment now that Lollipop is out.
Read more