Samsung launches elaborate Heathrow ad campaign
May17

Samsung launches elaborate Heathrow ad campaign

Samsung has and utilizes a huge marketing budget. In fact, the South Korean juggernaut outstrips its main rivals in terms of advertising budget by hundreds of millions, and the company does not seem to mind that advertising is failing to bring in the kind of revenues its high cost suggests. Samsung's latest propaganda stunt involves pairing with one of the world's busiest airports for an advertising campaign that is the most ambitious...

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Verizon rolls out KitKat to Note 3 and DROIDs
May15

Verizon rolls out KitKat to Note 3 and DROIDs

Android KitKat 4.4 has been out in the wild since November 2013, but there are still a number of devices still not up to speed with the latest Google platform. Of course, much depends on manufacturers and carriers and often they tend to take their time updating. Verizon for example is known for taking an age to update devices to the latest and greatest versions of Android, but the carrier is finally moving through the gears on the...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime coming next month, says report
May13

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime coming next month, says report

While Samsung is still not revealing anything, it seems rumours of a Galaxy S5 Prime will not go away, and reports from Asia say that the handset will arrive within the next few weeks. Korean website Naver.com suggests that the retooled GS5 will launch in the country soon, although there is no word on worldwide launch dates. The Galaxy S5 Prime is a handset that is likely to divide opinion whenever it does get an official...

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Samsung aiming to have KitKat update for more phones by June

Samsung has already released Android 4.4 KitKat updates for the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 on several carriers, but the Korean phone maker has many more device owners still wondering when their phones will taste KitKat for the first time. A leaked internal reference document from Samsung reveals some target dates for when those deices will be update. According to the document, some models, like the Galaxy Note II, have already been...

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Samsung Gear devices now compatible with 20 Galaxy smartphones and tablets

Does the Gear work with my phone? Probably. The Samsung Galaxy Gear supported only one phone, the Galaxy Note 3, when it launched last year. Now it works with several more devices, and so do its successors the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit. Samsung today released an infographic showing which phones and tablets can be connected to its Bluetooth watches to route notifications, answer phone calls, and track fitness. Here's a list of...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Download Booster hidden by some carriers but it should arrive later

One of the better features introduced by the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the ability for the phone to accelerate download speeds of files larger than 30MB using a mix of Wi-Fi and LTE. Sadly, AT&T and Verizon models of the phone do not have this option, but only because those carriers have elected to hide Download Booster. You don't need to worry for long, though. A few XDA members have discovered that the tools for Download Booster...

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