Samsung files for 11 new patents and trademarks

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Samsung has hinted at lowering their overall mobile device lineup by about 30%.  The driver behind this is cost.  Having less devices to launch should lower the overall cost of doing business in the ever expanding Android market.  That does not mean they have slowed down.  Samsung has recently ...

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What We Know: Samsung Galaxy S6 rumors and leaks thus far (Update)

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Rather than passing along every single rumor that comes across our plate we’ve opted to cover only those devices that we find most relevant. To that end, the “What We Know” column aims to highlight the flagship smartphone models that are looming on the horizon. What ...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to offer two edge displays, report says

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The sixth generation Samsung Galaxy S series smartphone will come with a variant known as the Galaxy S6 Edge. At least that is what the chatter has been as of late. New reports stemming from SamMobile indicate that the alternate take on the flagship will include a display that overlaps the side ...

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Boost Mobile now offering Samsung Galaxy Prevail LTE

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Boost Mobile on Monday began offering its latest Android smartphone, the $130 Samsung Galaxy Prevail LTE. Powered by Android 4.4 KitKat, the handset features a 4.5-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera, and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Under the hood you’ll find 8GB storage, a 1.2GHz ...

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Samsung names new global design head

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Samsung has tapped a new senior VP for its global design team where he will oversee all of its designs. Lee Don-tae previously worked for a U.K. design agency called Tangerine which consulted with Apple more than two decades ago. In fact, Tangerine is where Apple found its current design lead ...

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Accessory of the Day: Samsung stereo headset, $5.29

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If you’re looking for a good pair of wired earbuds, these factory replacements from Samsung are great! I keep a pair in my coat pocket, just in the event that my Bluetooth buds were to lose power, and I absolutely love them. With thousands of 5 star reviews and a price of only $5.29 ...

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Samsung choosing new fingerprint scanner tech for Galaxy S6, report says

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Samsung will choose a different fingerprint scanner technology for its Galaxy S6 smartphone, says SamMobile. Instead of requiring users to swipe their fingerprint for recognition, the new scanner will simply need a press of the button. The touch-based sensor tech is found in smartphones like ...

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Samsung to intro round smartwatch at MWC, report says

With Mobile World Congress around the corner, we turn our attention to Samsung who could be set to release a round smartwatch at the event. According to a new report, the company are set to release their first round smartwatch to complete directly with the Moto 360 and LG G Watch R. It seems ...

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Sprint will lease you an LG G3 or Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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Sprint on Friday announced that it will lease the LG G3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 effective today. Both new and existing customers can take advantage of the program; the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S5 are already offered. The LG G3 can be leased for $15 per month over 24 months whereas the Galaxy ...

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Virgin Mobile announces Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

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In addition to announcing new shared data plans, Virgin Mobile today introduced its Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. Arriving tomorrow, January 17, the $130 handset features a 4.5-inch display, 5-megapixel camera, and Snapdragon 410 processor. Other specifications include Android ...

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Reuters: Samsung considering $7.5B purchase of BlackBerry

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If the rumor is true, Samsung may be considering the purchase of the Ontario-based BlackBerry for as much as $7.5B. According to Reuters, who have seen documents and who has a source familiar with the matter, Samsung is considering purchasing BlackBerry seeking its valuable patents as it ...

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Samsung’s TouchWiz is going on a diet

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Samsung may have an announcement at the 2015 Mobile World Conference (MWC) regarding TouchWiz, the proprietary user interface prominently featured in the Galaxy line of Android devices.  The Samsung Galaxy S6 is rumored to feature a slimmed down version of TouchWiz that showcases a look and ...

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Entry-level Samsung Galaxy J1 specs and images surface

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Samsung could soon introduce a new line of devices, says oft-reliable SamMobile. The SM-J100 “Galaxy J1″ figures to be the first of what we presume to be a series of low-cost devices. Specifications are definitely on the lower end of the spectrum and include a 4.3-inch 480×800 ...

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New report says Samsung Galaxy S6 will come in two versions

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Samsung will reveal two variations of the next flagship Samsung Galaxy S6 device at Mobile World Congress in March according to new sources as a different approach is taken by the company. The first Galaxy S6 model will be a premium metal-made device, which ties in to the leaks we’ve seen ...

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Samsung introduces 5.5-inch Galaxy A7

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Samsung on Monday introduced its Galaxy A7, the largest of now three A Series smartphones. Featuring a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, the handset will be sold in two variants: one with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the other with Samsung’s Exynos chipset. Additional specifications ...

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