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Samsung quietly upgrades the Galaxy S5

Though Samsung is making a big noise at the moment about the Galaxy Note 4, the company hasn't forgotten about the Galaxy S5, and has made some hardware upgrades with no fanfare whatsoever. According to CDRinfo, the S5 'Plus' as it is being called is identical to the normal S5 in almost every way -…

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James O'MalleySamsung quietly upgrades the Galaxy S5
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Do you want to surf the web on your smartwatch?

Mobile web browser Opera Mini is coming to the Samsung Gear S Smartwatch... for... some... reason? According to TheNextWeb, the browser will soon be available on Samsung's watch, which is fairly unique amongst smartwatches for not requiring a tethered phone to run: A SIM card goes into the watch, and you can carry out phone…

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James O'MalleyDo you want to surf the web on your smartwatch?
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Samsung announces WiFi NX1 as rival to DSLR professional camera

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the NX1 camera, which it claims combines cutting edge design, industry leading technology and innovation to create an exceptionally fast compact system camera (CSC). Features include 15FPS continuous AF shooting, a unique Auto Focus (AF) System III with 205 Phase Detection AF points and 28MP APS-C BSI CMOS Sensor for superior…

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WATCH: Samsung adverts bashing iPhone 6

Its always fun when tech heavyweights make fun of each other - and this series of adverts by Samsung is no different. Promoting the recently announced Note 4, the two actors try to point out that on many features, Samsung got there first. It even makes fun of the terrible live stream we experienced on…

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Samsung adverts bashing iPhone 6
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Gear VR headset goes on sale for £150

Samsung's Gear VR headset - which it has developed in collaboration with Oculus has gone on sale - priced at £150. The headset was announced at Samsung's "Unpacked" event last week and is more an accessory than a stand alone device: to work it requires a Galaxy Note 4 to be mounted on it -…

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James O'MalleyGear VR headset goes on sale for £150
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Someone dares to say it: Samsung’s IFA keynote was stunningly underwhelming

Samsung has today officially revealed a bunch of new products - including the Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, Gear VR and Gear S. Why did they fail to excite me? Perhaps it is a problem with how the tech industry functions, but was anyone truly surprised by what they saw today? Pretty much everything announced…

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James O'MalleySomeone dares to say it: Samsung’s IFA keynote was stunningly underwhelming
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Samsung reveal Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Gear VR, and Gear S

Samsung has held a big press event today in Germany at the IFA conference, and has revealed a tonne of new stuff. Here's all of the details. Galaxy Note 4 This was the big one. Samsung's new flagship phablet cranks the AMOLED screen up to 5.7" inches. Samsung is inexplicably calling it "Quad HD" despite…

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James O'MalleySamsung reveal Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Gear VR, and Gear S
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha UK release and pre-order details announced

Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Alpha will be available for pre-order in the UK from August 28th (that's a week today) and will be on sale generally from September 12th. Pre-orders will be available from the Samsung e-store and "select partners", and the shop release will actually be slightly staggered: With Samsung "Experience Stores"…

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James O'MalleySamsung Galaxy Alpha UK release and pre-order details announced
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Samsung Galaxy S6 to be fully METAL?

Samsung has been struggling recently - with many analysts pinning the blame on the plastic designs, which have been long surpassed by rivals. New rumours though suggest Samsung could be about to remedy this. According to G for Games, there is speculation that the Galaxy S6 - which we're expecting around March next year -…

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James O'MalleySamsung Galaxy S6 to be fully METAL?
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Samsung acquires SmartThings

Samsung has just announced it has acquired Internet of Things firm SmartThings, which is one of the major connected home platforms. What SmartThings allows you to do is control your home - in an integrated way. You can connect all of your smart devices to their system, be they sensors, security cameras, locks, lightbulbs and…

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James O'MalleySamsung acquires SmartThings