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  • Galaxy S5 to outsell Galaxy S4, says Samsung executive April 16, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets, a top executive said. The world's biggest smartphone maker has slashed prices of the S5, which rolled out globally...
  • Watch: A new device that charges a smartphone in 30 seconds April 8, 2014

    Isn't it great to have your smartphone fully charged in 30 seconds? Israeli startup StoreDot is working on a technology that can charge your smartphone battery in 30 seconds. The company unveiled a prototype of its device at Microsoft's Think Next Conference in Tel AvivWhile; the device is not expected...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5: Watch the first look of the new Samsung flagship phone February 25, 2014

    Samsung Electronics made the Galaxy S5 announcement during the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain. The new phone will go on sale worldwide on April 11, but Samsung didn't yet announce a price. Samsung's Galaxy S series has emerged as one of the strongest challengers to Apple's iPhones...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 versus the Samsung Galaxy S4 February 25, 2014

    For all the news on Samsung Galaxy S5 click here Barcelona: Samsung sought Monday to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size. One of the main appeals of Samsung phones has been their...
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 the most searched phone on Google in 2013 December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: As the year comes to a close, Google has released the data as part of its 13th annual Google Zeitgeist report. According to the data published by Google, the Samsung Galaxy S4 tops the list of the most-searched phones on Google in the year 2013, with the Nokia...
  • Samsung extends Galaxy Gear compatibility to Galaxy S4, S III, Note II October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Samsung today announced that more Samsung devices will be compatible with its Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Galaxy Gear will be available for use with Galaxy S4, S III, and Note II through the Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) update. The update came first to Galaxy S4 devices in Germany in...
  • Is the Samsung Galaxy S5 coming in January 2014? October 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Amidst speculations that the successor to the Galaxy S4, dubbed Galaxy S5, may come with waterproof and dustproof features, a new report has emerged claiming that Samsung may release the Galaxy S5 sooner than expected. According to a report from South Korean news site Naver, Samsung is planning to...
  • Nexus, Motorola devices only exceptions to rigged benchmarking October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: We have already read reports accusing Samsung's trickery to score better in benchmarking results for its devices and now a new report has emerged claiming that not only Samsung but other major tech giants including HTC, LG and Asus, have been trying cheap tactics to outdo offerings from...
  • Samsung apes Apple (again), launches Galaxy S4 Gold Edition September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: That Samsung regularly seeks inspiration in the products from its American rival is no secret and in yet another example of Samsung-follows-Apple the Korean electronics giant announced the launch of gold-coloured Galaxy S4s. The golden variants of Samsung's flagship smartphone will be initially be available in the Gulf countries....
  • Apple iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c less durable than iPhone 5: Tests September 23, 2013

    New York: As Apple pitches its newest smartphones, users may find something lacking compared with last year's model: They could break more easily. SquareTrade, a provider of protection plans for gadgets, tested five smartphones, including Apple's new iPhones, to see if they could withstand drops, dunks and other common hazards. Its...
  • The best cameraphone? Lumia 1020 vs Galaxy S4 Zoom vs iPhone 5s September 20, 2013

    Sunnyvale: I used to cringe when I'd see people capturing precious memories with their smartphones. Although most smartphones have megapixel counts similar to what stand-alone cameras offer, they have been inferior in lens quality and manual controls. Images have never been as good ... until now. Over the past two months,...
  • What to buy? iPhone 5s vs 5c vs Galaxy S4 vs HTC One vs Moto X vs Xperia Z vs Note 3 vs Galaxy Mega September 20, 2013

    The new iPhones being released Friday follow a slew of Android smartphones from Apple's competitors, including Samsung, Motorola and HTC. Which should you buy? Here's a summary of recent phone reviews:. The iPhone 5s and 5c go on sale Friday at 3:01 AM EDT through Apple's website and at 8 AM local...
  • Samsung to launch smartphones priced below Rs 15,000 this month September 15, 2013

    Berlin: Samsung will launch two smartphones in India this month for less than Rs 15,000, intensifying competition in the mid-segment mobile market. The Korean company, which has a 49 per cent share in India's smart phone segment, will offer options in local languages to attract non-English speaking customers. "We will...
  • US-made Moto X phone as cheap to produce as China-made Apple iPhone 5 August 29, 2013

    New York: Motorola's new Moto X phone doesn't cost more to make simply because it's assembled in Texas, research firm IHS said Wednesday. The Moto X is the first smartphone to carry the "Made in the USA" designation. Labor costs are higher in the US compared with Asian factories, where phones...
  • Chinese phone Xiaomi Mi 2S beats Samsung Galaxy S4 in China August 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Citing the benchmarking app Antutu, TechCrunch reports that the Xiaomi Mi 2S is the most popular phone in China, followed by the Samsung Galaxy S4. "According to Antutu's data on "active device volumes", the Mi 2S was the most popular phone bought by Chinese users in the first...
  • Moto X vs Galaxy S4 vs HTC One vs iPhone 5 vs Z10 vs Q10 vs Xperia Z August 2, 2013

    New phones are continually coming out. Which should you buy? Here's a summary recent phone reviews, including the new Moto X phone from Motorola. Android devices: Moto X, Google'S Motorola Mobility What's really special about the Moto X has nothing to do with making calls, checking Facebook or holding it in your hands....
  • Did Samsung trick users by tweaking Galaxy S4 for better benchmarking? July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Benchmarking tests are one of the most crucial tools in determining the performance of a device in comparison to other devices, and Samsung reportedly has taken advantage of it to deceive users. The company has allegedly optimised its flagship smartphone, Galaxy S4, to achieve more scores on the...
  • Galaxy S4 smartphone explodes in Hong Kong, burns down owner's house July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Hong Kong-based Du was in for a rude shock when his Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone exploded, burning his house down in the process, latest reports confirm. Chinese website Xianguo.com reports that Du was listening to "Love Machine" on his phone when suddenly he heard a loud pop. Surprised,...
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini up for pre-order on Samsung India eStore July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, that was announced for the Indian market earlier this week is now up for pre-oder on the Samsung India eStore at a price of Rs 27990. The website notes the expected availability date as July 18. The smaller-edition of the Samsung's flagship Galaxy S4...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S4 Mini at Rs 27,900, S4 Zoom at Rs 29,900 July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Samsung has launched two new variants of the Galaxy S4 smartphone in India - Galaxy S4 zoom and Galaxy S4 mini. The Galaxy S4 zoom is priced at Rs 29,900, while the Galaxy S4 mini carries a price tag of Rs 27,900. The Galaxy S4 Zoom has a 16...
  • Samsung compares the iPhone to an apple in new Galaxy S4 ad July 8, 2013

    In a Samsung Galaxy S4 advertisement for Iceland, the Korean electronic giant is again poking fun at rival Apple suggesting that the iPhone is only as good as the fruit. The tag line translated from Icelandic says, "Get a phone that understands you". Though Samsung doesn't take any names, the...
  • Review: Price for simplicity in Galaxy S4, HTC One Google editions July 3, 2013

    New York: Two new Android phones will look and sound familiar to those who have been paying attention to phones. That's because these two devices are replicas of Samsung's Galaxy S4 and HTC's One, except they lack most of the bells and whistles added to the original models. And that's...
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 to be available in five new colours June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Alongside the launch of the Galaxy NX camera and the Ativ tablets at Samsung Premiere 2013 in London, the South Korean tech giant announced that its flagship smartphone, Galaxy S4, will soon be available in five new colours. The Galaxy S4 will be available in Blue Arctic, Purple Mirage,...
  • Samsung unveils Android-based Galaxy NX camera, dual OS tablet Ativ Q June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Samsung announced the launch of a slew of Android and Windows-powered devices at Samsung Premiere 2013 in London. The device unveiled at the event include Samsung's Android-based Galaxy NX camera that combines Android and interchangeable lens system, Ativ Q tablet that runs dual OS, and the world's thinnest...
  • Samsung to launch faster Galaxy S4 smartphone June 17, 2013

    Suwon: Samsung Electronics plans to sell a variation of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone that will transmit data at nearly twice the normal speed, the head of its mobile business said on Monday. J K Shin, also co-chief executive of the world's biggest technology firm by revenue, said the phone would...
  • Samsung Galaxy S4's marketing charm wears off, sales estimates slashed June 17, 2013

    Seoul: Analysts fell under Samsung Electronics's marketing spell when they made what they now admit were hopelessly optimistic forecasts for its smartphone sales. Samsung's huge share of the high-end smartphone market also persuaded some analysts to downplay industry data pointing to a fast-saturating segment, a reality that is already eating into...