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Does it feel like we're rehashing the Galaxy Note7? Or have the dynamics completely changed in the course of just a year? We debate on this week's show!
Sometimes, you’d like to believe that there’s an obvious answer to rumors that have been allowed to stew for a long time. When will we see this new Galaxy Note 5? Around the time of IFA? On August 12? 15 minutes past the next hour?
We haven’t the answers just yet, but FCC documents filed by Samsung are giving hints at an August launch. How far ahead of IFA the tech giant wants to get with the Note 5 is still anyone’s guess. Samsung’s always had a blast with its own Unpacked event off-site from the Messe Berlin, so we’re waiting on possible [...]
Slowly but surely, Lollipop its making its way to the flagships of yore. The Verizon Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop update is now available!
Get the details on today's initial distribution of the AT&T Note 3 Lollipop Android update.
Hear about all the latest Android 5.0 updates hitting phones, including the Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop release for Russia.
The GS5 may have gotten an early, start, but additional Samsung Lollipop updates could still be a month or more away.
Wondering where all these apps came from on your new Galaxy Note? There might be some software called Digital Turbine Ignite to blame.
How much difference does a little metal (and a lot of software) make to the world's most successful phablets? Find out in Galaxy Note 4 vs Galaxy Note 3!
Learn more about a certain patent lawsuit that is already investigating Samsung for infringement, and which could jeopardize the Galaxy Note 4 launch.
Find out how the iPhone 6 Plus's image quality compares to 6 other smartphones and a DSLR.
Many have called the Galaxy Note 4 an iterative, boring update to Samsung's most interesting smartphone brand. Read why we're quite pleased with the Note 4.
We're comparing the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3, in terms of specs, on paper, should you need to choose between the two, right now
What will the Galaxy Note 4 entail? No one knows just yet, but read our Galaxy Note 4 wish list to see what we here at Pocketnow want!
Why are OEMs still messing with the capacitive stylus. Read why, at best, it's a half-measure any how they could learn something from Samsung.
Is Samsung trying to clear out excess inventory? Check out the unexpected smartphone hardware to show up inside the new Oculus Rift DK2.
The Pocketnow Week in Review brings you all the most popular news and video from the past week. Lots of Android L with some iOS sprinkled in.
Even though the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been updated to the latest-and-greatest version of Android, its version of TouchWiz is different to the one we see on the Galaxy S5. Samsung obviously updates legacy devices over time, but it seems that the company has decided to follow a different approach with the Galaxy Note 3. A new software update is rolling out today, and it brings some welcome changes.
The software update which is now available for Galaxy Note 3 devices in the UK, and also the Snapdragon 800 version brings two key features that already exist on the Galaxy S5. The [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Nokia’s push for wireless charging by bundling it with the Lumia 930. Then we talk about Windows Phone 8.1 and all the positive changes you can expect. HTC is next as we see the company working on a new Butterfly model with a regular camera. Apple follows the news as the trial against Samsung has revealed how worried the company is about Android. We end today’s show talking about how the Obama administration is not happy with Samsung’s silent selfie.
All this and more after the break.
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Samsung has gone through incredible lengths to make its Galaxy line-up popular. Recently we saw how the company sponsored Ellen DeGeneres to make a selfie popular by getting a ton of popular actors involved in the shot, and the company succeeded in making it the most re-tweeted photo in history. Still, you’d think that the sponsorship ends there, and the company was just getting started.
This happened during the White House’s recognition of the Boston Red Sox, where President Obama as asked by David Ortiz if he would mind taking a selfie with him. President Obama [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the new Google Play deals due to its anniversary celebration. Then we talk about Microsoft’s Cortana, which just got featured on a leaked video. Samsung follows the news as we discover that the company is removing benchmark boosters from its phones. Apple follows as we expect iOS 7.1 to be launched very soon. We end today’s show talking about Nokia and its plans to provide us kinetic charging for our smartphones.
All this and more after the break.
Stories: – Google Play two-year anniversary deals [...]
Samsung gained a lot of controversy last year with the launch of its Galaxy S 4. If you remember, the device defeated every single device it competed with in benchmarks, but that was until it was unveiled that Samsung was using some extra code that made the device look good on the tests. A lot of this drama has been forgotten, but so have benchmarks from most of the tests that even we use, as it’s clear that credibility is questionable.
New reports claim that the company has removed this extra code from the Android 4.4 KitKat updates that are being pushed to its Samsung [...]
Will the new entry from LG have what it takes to dethrone Samsung's reigning leader? Watch our LG G Pro 2 vs Galaxy Note 3 video to see how they compare.
See how HTC's new phablet measures-up to Samsung's heavyweight in our HTC Desire 816 vs Galaxy Note 3 comparison video.