Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is the latest in a long line of bestselling Android devices from the South Korean tech giant, but is it the right phone for you? Before you go picking up an S5, you might want to hold off, because a sweet new Nexus phone might prove to be just the phone you’re
We're getting closer to the release of Android L and it's likely a Nexus phone will soon follow the software. Leaks of what could be the Nexus 6 hit this week as did the launch of Samsung's Galaxy Alpha with metal edges. Android this week: Nexus 6 possibly tipped; Galaxy Alpha launched; Moto 360 event originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
The MeMO Pad HD 7 was arguably the sleeper hit among small tablets in 2013. ASUS' device didn't have the speed of the Nexus 7 or the interface tricks of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 line, but it was superbly balanced. It ran smoothly, packed smart software...
Tablets are sometimes described as the "third device," a gadget that is used to complement desktop PCs and smartphones. What tablet brand do our readers prefer? Samsung Galaxy Tab? Nexus 7 or 10? iPad Mini? Do our readers truly use their...Show More Summary
Samsung's Galaxy Tab S 8.4 marries a terrific screen with a ridiculously light and thin build. But is it worth a US$170 premium over the 2013 Nexus 7? Let's see if comparing the two tablets' features and specs tells us anything... Continue Reading Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs. Show More Summary
Nike's Fuelband is now finally a viable fitness band for Android owners. The official app launched today, ready to gamify exercise. The Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, Nexus 5, HTC One, and Moto X are currently supported.
After the rollout of Android 4.4.3 to Google's Nexus line of devices, it looks like the software update may be beginning to hit Google Play Edition devices as well. At this time, our forum member is informing us that his Galaxy S4 is starting to get a notification that Android 4.4.3 is being pushed to his smartphone.
If you happen to be in the market for a cheap but big Android tablet and don't mind if it's a model that's two years old, then oh do we have a deal for you. Following up on last week's Nexus 10 sale, Ebay is now selling the 16GB version of the 2012 model of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (not the newer, better Galaxy Note 10.1 — 2014 Edition) for just $299.99, with free shipping.
Last week we took a look at how the new OnePlus One compares to another high-end budget phone, the Nexus 5. But what happens when we put it next to the Galaxy S5, a phone that's both high-end and high-priced? Read on, as Gizmag compares the two phones' features and specs... Continue Reading OnePlus One vs. Show More Summary
A video published on Wednesday compares a case supposedly built to wrap Apple's next-generation iPhone with Google's LG-made Nexus 5 and Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 phablet, offering new perspective on the device's possible size.
See if Samsung's latest can beat out Google's 6-month old entry Every time a new phone is released touting drastically improved camera hardware and software, we naturally jump at the opportunity to put it through its paces. We've done just that with the Galaxy S5, and it's clear that the phone can produce some great shots in the right conditions. Show More Summary
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is boring. While its competitors, Android flagships such as the HTC One M8 and Google Nexus 5, stake out their territory with a couple of standout features, the GS5 wants it all. Bells and whistles, however, don't necessarily add up to a great experience. And Samsung pulled out plenty of bells and whistles. Show More Summary
I know that some smartphone companies come up with a “mini” version of their flagship devices, such as the HTC One Mini, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, the Sony Xperia Z1 Mini, and most recently, the LG G2 Mini which seems to be the closest to its full blooded sibling in terms of hardware specifications and performance out of the lot. Show More Summary
Samsung's Galaxy S5 looks like it's going to be a pretty minor update over the Galaxy S4. But is it an upgrade over the latest Nexus? Let's take the features and specs of the GS5 and Nexus 5, put them in our magical comparison machine, and see what happens... Continue Reading Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Show More Summary
Samsung has just unveiled its Galaxy S5, and so now in good ol’ SiliconANGLE fashion, let’s take a look and see how the latest must-have shiny gadget compares with some of the other top-of-the-range devices out there. Will the Galaxy … Continue reading ?
Now that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is official, it's time to see how it compares to some of the other flagship smartphones on the market. We've compared the Galaxy S5 with the iPhone 5S, the Nexus 5 and the Nokia Lumia Icon See also: 25 Best Free Android Apps Spec-wise, the Galaxy S5 is largely similar to its Android and Windows Phone competition. Show More Summary
The operating system will run on some devices in the Nexus, Samsung Galaxy and Sony Xperia lines, and before that comes out a Sailfish launcher will be made available so users can get used to the UI.
It took a while for hardware manufacturers to squeeze high-resolution screens into smaller tablets, but those floodgates are now wide open. Let's take the features and specs of one of the first razor-sharp mini-tablets, the 2013 Nexus 7, and compare them to those of the new Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4... Continue Reading Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 vs. Show More Summary
Samsung released its highly anticipated smartwatch last year. The Galaxy Gear was unveiled alongside the Galaxy Note 3, at first the phablet was the only Samsung device compatible with the smartwatch. Over time, Samsung has added support...Show More Summary
A little hackery has most Gear functions working with Google's latest smartphone One of the major barriers to Galaxy Gear ownership is the watch's lack of support for non-Samsung smartphones. But now it seems it's possible to get most...Show More Summary