The infamous Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was the center of a global controversy on exploding phones. Sure, lots of phones have exploded once or twice, it’s always a tiny possibility. But the Note 7 was found to have a serious battery flaw that would ... Read More »
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Grace UX is a new version of TouchWiz that debuted on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. While that device was troublesome, its user interface was well-received and considered an improvement over Samsung’s previous versions of TouchWiz.
The adoption of the fingerprint sensor on smartphones is huge among phone makers, but app support hasn’t quite matched that growth. While a few apps have support using your fingerprint for authentication, it’s still an an uncommon trick.
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The Samsung Galaxy S5 may be two years old now, but Samsung is not ending support for the device yet. The South Korean unlocked Galaxy S5 on the LG Uplus network is now getting Marshmallow.
The update brings the latest version of Android currently available, which includes great features like Doze mode, Google ... Read More »
Samsung’s metal-trimmed Galaxy Alpha launched to a fair amount of hype, but it appears that the company is now looking to trim its line-up, and the Galaxy Alpha will be the first to go. A report from ET News in Korea states that Samsung will discontinue the Galaxy Alpha as soon ... Read More »
Once again, the rumor mill produced a bit of truth. Samsung has now announced a new model of the Galaxy S5 for Korea that features some improved specs over the original model. The new model is dubbed the Galaxy S5 LTE-A, and as you might suspect, it supports LTE-A connectivity. Some of the boosted specs ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy S5 isn’t set to launch for another two weeks, but that isn’t stopping South Korean carriers from selling the device. Allegedly, the carriers are selling the flagships against Samsung’s will before the launch even happens. This is the carrier’s way of avoiding the upcoming April ban, making some money and some customers ... Read More »
Apple’s iPhone 4S may dominate sales in the US, but it looks like Samsung’s Galaxy S II has established full dominance in Samsung’s home market. Samsung has just announced that they have sold five million Galaxy S II’s in South Korea since the phone’s late April debut. To put that into perspective, more than one ... Read More »
Want a QWERTY slider with decent specs? This just may be the device you’re looking for. Yesterday LG unveiled the brand new LG Optimus Q2. While those wanting high-end devices may overlook the LG Optimus series (mainly due to the fame; there are better Optimus devices now), this one is really looking like a ... Read More »
It seems South Korean-based Samsung and LG are being urged to dump Android. The Motley Fool reports that the two companies have been asked by the government of South Korea to ditch Android in favor of joining with a “coalition of other South Korean companies” building their own mobile operating system.
It seems ... Read More »