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Plastic smartphones are under constant scrutiny, but metal phones aren't inherently better. Read why Samsung's metal-clad Galaxy Alpha fails to impress.
Samsung posted its lowest quarterly profits in two years last week. Has Samsung peaked? We're not sure yet, but its in need of some new, compelling devices.
Learn more about the estimates provided by ABI Research, which consider the iPhone 5s to be the most popular smartphone in the world.
Official details emerge regarding the Sprint Android KitKat update for additional Samsung devices revealed, alongside some of the features enumerated.
A recent report claims that a "source familiar with the matter" unveiled Samsung KitKat upgrade plans complete with devices that will soon get the refresh.
Learn just how many Galaxy S 4 trade-ins previous owners are generating, and why that's a big problem for Samsung.
A recent Counterpoint Research report claims that Apple outsells Samsung in October of 2013. Check out the rest of the top 10.
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Nokia’s new sale whenever you buy the new Lumia 2520 Windows tablet. We later go through more deals as retailers have dropped the price of the Google Nexus 7. Motorola follows the news as the company has just hired a 3D printing firm to take care of Project Ara. Leaks of Samsung’s plans to upgrade the Galaxy Line-up to Android 4.4 KitKat follow after that. We end today’s show talking about certain leaks showing a metal frame for the possible Samsung Galaxy S5.
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Find out when to expect Samsung Android 4.4 updates for a number of the company's phones.
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the initial results of BBM for iOS and Android, which are surprisingly quite positive. Microsoft is next as the company will retain the first-generation Surface for another year, though with a different name this time. We then talk about Samsung and its Galaxy Gear, and when to expect compatibility with other Galaxy smartphones aside from the Note 3. Sony takes the spotlight next as the company has already begun sending press invites for their possible announcement of the Xperia Z1S. We end today’s show talking about the LG G [...]
You’d wonder how smart a smartwatch really is if you really can’t pair it with more devices than just one, and ever since Samsung launched the Galaxy Gear, one of our biggest complaints was that we simply couldn’t use it on most of the existing and popular Galaxy smartphones in the market. Android 4.3 is required for the Galaxy Gear to work, and that’s rather unfortunate since Samsung hasn’t really been famous for timely updates in the last two years. If you wanted to use that Galaxy Gear, you were really forced to buy a Galaxy Note 3 along with it, and [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the much-expected Nokia RX-114 tablet reaching the FCC, along with Nokia’s first phablet, the Lumia 1520. We then talk about the leaked displays of the HTC Butterfly 2, and what to expect from this device. Sony is next as we’ve got some press renders that point to a smaller, but still powerful, Xperia Z1f. Google follows the news as we’ve got the company selling apps on vending machines in Japan. We end today’s show talking about Android 4.3, and when we expect it to reach your device.
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In the smartphone world, not everything can be a hit - and even hot devices have their low points. Here's 5 missteps ranging from the serious to the inane.
Samsung's Galaxy S4 wireless charger is here, and the company has sent one our way. Here's what we think about this space-age, induction-powered soap dish.
As smartphone theft has become increasingly common in the last couple of years, we’ve seen companies like Microsoft and BlackBerry pioneer with security features to wipe your device remotely, or other companies like Apple who give you options to find the device without the need for a third party vendor, and with recent changes in iOS 7 to now even allow the unit to not accept re-activation after a wipe. This has left a tremendous amount of pressure on other smartphone vendors, and reports show that Samsung is already close to nailing a solution.
We’ve heard rumors in [...]
It seems that the “new thing” for 2013 is celebrity endorsements, as we’ve seen Alicia Keys join BlackBerry and Jessica Alba join Windows Phone, among others. For all of those curious as to what Samsung and Jay-Z had in store for us after some teasers last week, well, let the rumors reach a halt as of today.
It turns out that Jay-Z’s new album, “Magna Carta Holy Grail” is slated for a launch on July 4th, and as a benefit to current owners of the Galaxy S III, Galaxy S 4 and Galaxy Note II, Samsung will be offering an app on the Google Play [...]
Yes, there's more to today's Pocketnow Weekly podcast than Galaxy S 5 rumors. Also inside: iOS 7, Galaxy S 4 Zoom, & Nokia EOS salivating! Give it a listen!
Read what issues users are facing after installing the recent Verizon Galaxy S III update.
Samsung promised to bring new TouchWiz features to the Galaxy S III in an update. See what features made the cut in the leaked Galaxy S III 4.2 firmware!
The latest teaser on the USA page of the Finnish manufacturer is the Nokia Lumia 928 vs Samsung Galaxy S III audio recording comparison. Make sure not to miss it!
With the S 4 launch behind us, we turn our tech podcast vocals to other pressing matters: BlackBerry's past, Android's present, & Windows Phone's future.
Nokia Lumia 928 vs Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S III video comparison courtesy of none other but Nokia. Check out the official page and this video!