Live: Samsung Unpacked 2013 Episode 2!

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We are live in New York City for Samsung’s Unpacked 2013 Episode 2 event! Below you’ll find a live stream of the event, along with play-by-play coverage through our live blog for those who can’t stop what they are doing to watch the action unfold on video.

As you can see the from the picture I snapped last night, Samsung is indeed preparing to take over Times Square once again, just like they did with the Galaxy S4 launch. This time though, it’s all about the Galaxy Note line, and the Galaxy Note 3. We’ll also more than likely be treated to Samsung’s first smartwatch, dubbed the Galaxy Gear, so join us below to take it all in.  (more…)

Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Reportedly Confirmed for Unveiling at Samsung Unpacked Event in September

Galaxy Gear

On September 4, Samsung is set to take the stage in Berlin and unveil the Galaxy Note 3. While that is pretty much 100% confirmed, there have been talks and even patent filings concerning a Samsung smartwatch, which was first referred to as Samsung Gear. According to SamMobile, they have learned from sources that Galaxy Gear (model number SM-V700) is real, and will be launching alongside the Note 3 on September 4 at the Unpacked event.  (more…)

Software Enhancements Seen on Galaxy S4 Will Come to Galaxy S3 and Note 2

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If you caught yesterday’s Unpacked event from Samsung, you noticed they took plenty of time to show off a lot of interesting new software features that will come baked into the Galaxy S4. In a recent interview, Samsung’s VP of Portfolio Planning confirmed that a lot of the software enhancements that we saw yesterday would make their way to Samsung’s other flagship devices, as long as they are not hardware dependent.  (more…)

Video Overview: Samsung Galaxy S4 Hardware, Software Tour and Gallery

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We finally have our hands on the new Galaxy S4 from Samsung. In this video, Kellex gives us his customary first impressions and software tour of the device. With the S4 running that same TouchWiz UI, but with Android 4.2.2 underneath and a ton of new proprietary software, this phone looks to be a major improvement over last year’s Galaxy S3.

For the full device gallery and software video overview, check below.

Update:  Added hardware tour as well.  (more…)

LG Trolls Samsung With Well-Placed Optimus G Billboards in Times Square

LG Optimus Times Square Troll

Someone on LG’s marketing street team is a genius. This morning, new billboards went up in Times Square, directly over Samsung’s “The Next Galaxy” ad that reads, “LG Optimus is here 4 you now!”

We know that Samsung spent $400+ million dollars on marketing Galaxy last year alone, but it’s starting to look like they should have spent just a tad bit more. Well played, LG.

You mad, Sammy?

Via: Engadget

Samsung Galaxy S4 to Utilize New “Eye-Scrolling” Feature

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With the introduction of last year’s Galaxy S3, Samsung showed the world how smart a smartphone could be. With Smart Stay, the S3’s camera would see if your eyes were open and focused on the device, and would determine if it should dim its display or not. Fancy, right? Well, Samsung is looking to take that a step further with a new eye-scrolling feature that is said to come equipped on the Galaxy S4(more…)