Galaxy S5 Reported to Receive Lollipop Update in December

According to sources of SamMobile’s, owners of the Galaxy S5 may not have to wait too long to see Android 5.0 hit their devices. As stated by the source, Lollipop should arrive for Samsung’s flagship device in December, but that is no guarantee that it will come to all markets within that time frame, especially when the update would need to be approved by our carriers.  (more…)

Galaxy Note 4 Camera Software Info Leaked, Samsung Continues Tradition of Bloating

Leading up to any major device launch, we always see a plethora of leaks, which is always fun for us. The newest, posted by SamMobile, gives us a few major details for the camera software that will be baked into the Galaxy Note 4 from Samsung. As a reminder, this device is set to be announced on September 3 at IFA in Berlin, Germany.

Thanks to the detailed leak, we can take note of the different picture and video resolutions Note 4 owners can shoot in, as well as all of the insane camera modes that Samsung has included for the camera. To list just a few, which are not exactly new, Samsung has added in a “Create a GIF” mode, Selfie Alarm, Wide Selfie, and Eraser camera modes.

Sources claim that the Note 4 will feature a 3.7MP front-facing camera, and as for the rear-facing 16MP sensor, it is a Sony IMX240; the same one used in the Galaxy S5 LTE-A variant.   (more…)

Video: HTC One (M8) Sense 6.0 vs. Galaxy S5 TouchWiz (Basics)

Now that we are done with reviews for the Samsung Galaxy S5 (review) and HTC One (M8) (review), we want to continue looking at each in greater detail. We know that just because a phone was released recently, that many of you will have to wait to buy them until your contracts are up or until you have seen and learned enough to make a purchase. With today’s video, we are trying to help you on that path by showing the differences between these two new flagships on a software front. This is a quick comparison between the basics of HTC’s Sense 6.0 and Samsung’s newest version of Touchwiz(more…)

Samsung Gives Us 9 New Topics to Think About for Galaxy S5 Event

This morning, Samsung posted a revised invite for their February 24 “Unpacked 5″ event with nine icons that represent nine potential topics of focus. The Galaxy S5 is almost guaranteed to be unveiled at the event, but the sales pitch is not something that Samsung has given any hint into until now. The nine icons represent Speed, Outdoor, Curiosity, Fun, Social, Style, Privacy, Fitness and Life.  (more…)

Upcoming Samsung “Life Times” App Reportedly Leaks, Looks to Make Virtual Scrapbooking Easy

It is no secret that Samsung is gearing up for the launch of their Galaxy S5 this year. The Galaxy flagship hardware has headlined Android for years now, but Samsung is still making tweaks on the software front. The latest peek into what we might see from Samsung in the near future is the newly leaked Life Times app that looks to keep your life documented easily.  (more…)

New Samsung Tizen 2.1 Screenshots Leak, Still Looks Very TouchWiz-ish

Samsung has been hard at work on its Android fork, which has always gone by the name Tizen. Devices launching with this Android-based OS should hit the market sometime in 2014 according to various rumors, and today we are getting another look at what we can expect from the OS. If you are familiar with Samsung’s TouchWiz, then none of these startling images will surprise you.  (more…)