Meanwhile, Samsung released the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, while Google is preparing to bring Nexus 5’s successor, but until we’ll know more about its specs, it’s nice to remember the best Nexus device which conquered the hearts of many people. Show More Summary
The extra space on both sides of Galaxy S6 Edge’s screen is causing the battery to drain faster, even if it has a capacity of 2600mAh and Samsung used its own processor, instead of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810, which has serious heating problems. Show More Summary
Both LG and Samsung are releasing, every year, successors for their high end smartphones and it seems that the companies had a burst of “inspirational spark” and made some interesting changes to the designs of the Galaxy S6 and LG G4. Show More Summary
LoopPay was acquired by Samsung at the beginning of this year, and this decision has something to do with the company’s rivalry with Apple. This means that the Galaxy S6 owners can make payments using the LoopPay technology, which has been around since 2012. Show More Summary
The phablet industry has been spreading its wings lately and has really cemented its place in consumer’s hearts. Phablets are a combo between big screen tablets and mobile phones. The newest phablet that just hit the market is the Nexus 6, created by Google. Show More Summary
If the rumors are to be believed, the iPad Pro is expected to be announced later this year and it looks like Apple could already be lining up their suppliers for some of its components. According to a report out of Taiwan, word on the street has it that Apple has chosen Sharp and Samsung to provide the displays of its rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Show More Summary
For those curious to see how big the S6 Edge Plus will be when it launches later this year, additional images from @Onleaks are giving us a much better idea. He managed to secure a few comparison images with the regular S6 Edge put up against an S6 Edge Plus dummy unit.
Did you completely forget about Samsung Pay? Well, it’s still kicking. After a significant delay, the official launch is coming in a couple of months and Samsung is allegedly wrapping up tests to ensure it works properly. Samsung is testing its Apple … Read more ›
This week’s Android Circuit includes the fight between Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the leaked details of the Galaxy Note 5, details on the third-generation Moto G, ComScore's US market share data, a release date for Fallout Shelter on Android, Sony's bizarre naming policy on the Xperia Z4, Google's branding battle with Microsoft, and the emoji avalanche hitting Gmail.
"Unwanted" apps can't be removed and eat into data plans, lawsuit alleges.
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Samsung and Oppo are facing lawsuits filed by the Shanghai Consumer Rights Protection Commission. The watchdog group claims both companies pre-install apps on their smartphones without telling consumers ahead of time.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 is receiving its first major firmware update — and it's time to tell us how you're getting on with the latest software. After shipping on Android 5.0, the Samsung Galaxy S6 has been updated to the latest version of Lollipop in recent weeks, bringing a host of changes and improvements. Show More Summary
Samsung may be close to unveiling another smartphone for the U.S. market and if reports are true, it may be the company's thinnest smartphone yet. The smartphone which may be the Samsung Galaxy A8, has already passed through the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) and the Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center or TENAA. Show More Summary
Samsung phones have been bogged-down with bloatware for as long as they’ve been around, but a Chinese consumer protection group is doing more than just complain about it — by suing Samsung and another Chinese vendor, Oppo, for loading their … Read more ›
For years, Samsung (and other Android manufacturers) have been crapping all over Google’s simple software design with layers of gratuitous bloatware. So, in the proud American tradition, a Chinese consumer protection group is suing Samsung and Oppo for ruining everyone’s lives. Read more...
Apple is turning to both long-time manufacturing partner Sharp and long-time “frenemy” Samsung to help build the displays for its eagerly-anticipated 12.9-inch giant-sized iPad Pro, according to a new report. Sharp is said to have provided a small test batch … Read more ›
A battery case could potentially solve some of the GS6's power woes, but it isn't a perfect solution. We know the Galaxy S6 doesn't have the best battery life, and though wireless and quick charging help minimize that issue it doesn't help when you're mobile. Show More Summary
Have you noticed your Solid State Drive (what’s an SSD?) suffering from slipping performance? If Samsung made your drive, it probably employs “Triple Level Cell” (TLC) NAND memory modules. A bug afflicts most–if not all–TLC drives. Fortunately, Samsung made a fix available for one of their drives to Windows users. Show More Summary