Samsung’s Virtual Reality Headset, Gear VR, Now Available for Purchase at $199

Samsung’s virtual reality headset, the Gear VR, is now on sale for everyone who owns a Galaxy Note 4, priced at $199. Purchasable through either Samsung or AT&T, the Gear VR is only compatible with the Galaxy Note 4, given the larger display and QHD resolution, allowing for Gear VR owners to become more immersed in their VR games and apps.  (more…)

Download: Android 5.0 (and 5.0.1) OTA Updates for Google Play Edition Devices

With Android 5.0.1 and 5.0 OTA updates rolling out to most Nexus devices at this point, we wanted to make sure our Google Play Edition friends were caught up as well. The Android 5.0 updates have been rolling out to the G Pad 8.3 and Z Ultra for a couple of days now, but we are just now getting updates for the One (M7) and One (M8) after a couple of delays.

As we have done with Nexus updates for years, we have put together a list of direct downloads for you below for your Google Play Edition device. We currently do not have Moto G or Galaxy S4 updates, but will hope to add them soon. (more…)

Report: Samsung’s Next Flagship to be Called Galaxy S6, Existence of “Galaxy S6 Edge” Also Hinted

According to latest report from SamMobile, who is usually spot on with regard to Samsung news, the Korean manufacturer has a set name for its upcoming 2015 flagship device. Unsurprisingly, the device will continue its Galaxy S lineage, being called the Galaxy S6.

Interestingly, but no less unsurprising, Samsung will look to outfit the upcoming Galaxy S6 with top tier specs and a re-envisioned design language, hoping to make the phone stand up against the heightened competition. However, from what is stated in the report, don’t look for an abundance of curved displays or flex technology quite yet on the next flagship.  (more…)