Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Hack

Scary Galaxy S5 scanner flaw will let hackers copy your fingerprints

By on April 22, 2015 at 8:15 PM.

Scary Galaxy S5 scanner flaw will let hackers copy your fingerprints

Well, let’s hope you never used the Galaxy S5’s fingerprint scanner. Forbes reports that researchers from security firm FireEye have found a scary flaw in the Galaxy S5’s fingerprint scanner that could let hackers copy your fingerprints and use them for nefarious purposes. More →

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How To Move Data From iPhone To Galaxy S6

Samsung shows us how simple it is to dump your iPhone for a Galaxy S6

By on April 22, 2015 at 3:51 PM.

Samsung shows us how simple it is to dump your iPhone for a Galaxy S6

We get hundreds of emails from readers each day who have a wide range of questions spanning numerous topics. If only we had time to answer them all. We often try to address most of the more common questions in our coverage here on the site, assembling how-to guides that walk everyone through processes that seem to stump people.

Now, it looks like Samsung has decided to do some of the heavy lifting for us by creating a simple guide that explains how to move all of your data from an iPhone to a Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge. More →

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Galaxy S6 and S6 edge TouchWiz Features

Samsung explains why the Galaxy S6’s TouchWiz is better than anything else around

By on April 22, 2015 at 12:49 PM.

Samsung explains why the Galaxy S6’s TouchWiz is better than anything else around

Samsung is far from done promoting the main features of its brand new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge smartphones. After launching a variety of TV commercials and videos highlighting the main features of the phones, the company on Wednesday published an infographic on its Samsung Tomorrow blog that details the main characteristics of the new TouchWiz interface that Samsung reinvented for the new flagship phones. More →

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Samsung Branding Fail

How does Samsung let things like this happen?

How does Samsung let things like this happen?

By on April 21, 2015 at 12:30 PM.

It’s a universal truth: when it comes to branding and marketing, consistency is key. Tell your potential customers exactly what you want to sell them. Then tell them again, and again, and again. Consistency in marketing and advertising builds recognition, and that’s the name of the game.

Why hasn’t anyone explained this to Samsung? More →

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Galaxy S6 Tips Tricks

How to enable 13 secret hidden features on the Galaxy S6

How to enable 13 secret hidden features on the Galaxy S6

By on April 21, 2015 at 11:48 AM.

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge aren’t just the most impressive Android smartphones that Samsung has ever made, they’re likely the most impressive Android smartphones the world has ever seen. Featuring sleek premium designs and cutting-edge internal components, these flagship smartphones are a cut above anything else on the market right now in terms of style and performance.

But as much as you’ve read about Samsung’s new flagship phones — and even if you own one yourself — there are still plenty of hidden features that you had no idea were buried in the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. More →

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Galaxy S6 Vs iPhone 6

Reports that iPhone 6 sales declined because of the Galaxy S6 are ridiculous

Reports that iPhone 6 sales declined because of the Galaxy S6 are ridiculous

By on April 21, 2015 at 10:43 AM.

Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge smartphones are fantastic handsets. In fact, they’re probably the most impressive Android smartphones the world has ever seen. As we said in our Galaxy S6 review, these are easily the most premium smartphones Samsung has ever built, and they feature performance that is miles better than any other Android phone on the market.

It is entirely possible that the launch of Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge did, in fact, eat into sales of Apple’s flagship iPhone 6. But the data flying around on Tuesday morning that’s being cited in reports doesn’t actually support that theory at all. More →

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Galaxy S6 edge Issues: Screen Rotation

Here’s an issue that might ruin your Galaxy S6 edge experience

By on April 17, 2015 at 11:30 AM.

Here’s an issue that might ruin your Galaxy S6 edge experience

The Galaxy S6 might indeed be a marvel of engineering – and it’s definitely the best smartphone Samsung has made to date – but that doesn’t mean the phone is flawless. After certain users complained about screen issues with certain Galaxy S6 units and camera flash problems, other issues that might ruin your experience with the Galaxy S6 edge in particular have now been revealed. More →

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Galaxy S6 Battery Replacement Cost

Samsung finally reveals how much it will cost to replace your Galaxy S6 battery

By on April 16, 2015 at 2:38 PM.

Samsung finally reveals how much it will cost to replace your Galaxy S6 battery

The brand new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are arguably the best Android smartphones the world has ever seen at this point, but nothing it perfect and that obviously holds true in this case. Specifically, vocal Android enthusiasts seem to have three main problems with the new flagship handsets: They don’t have user-replaceable batteries, they don’t have expandable storage and they aren’t water- or dust-resistant.

Carrying a portable battery charger or a battery case can help address the first issue, but what happens if and when your battery goes bad? Thankfully, Samsung has finally confirmed how much it will cost to have your Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge battery replaced. More →

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Galaxy S6 and S6 edge: How-to Videos

10 how-to videos that every new Galaxy S6 owner needs to watch

By on April 16, 2015 at 11:44 AM.

10 how-to videos that every new Galaxy S6 owner needs to watch

Samsung’s hot Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge phones are already available in stores, but not all customers who purchased or plan to get one might be immediately familiar with all the new features the phones have to offer. Samsung is apparently well aware of that, and the company has uploaded 10 videos onto YouTube that briefly explain some of the most important features of the handsets while also providing some welcome how-to instructions. More →

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Galaxy S6 edge vs. Galaxy S6 Sales

Call it a comeback: The Galaxy S6 is shaping up to be a world-beating hit

By on April 15, 2015 at 6:25 PM.

Call it a comeback: The Galaxy S6 is shaping up to be a world-beating hit

Samsung will soon sell 10 million Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge units, a new report from The Korea Times reveals. Even though Samsung is nowhere near beating Apple’s iPhone 6 launch sales record, the company will hit the milestone in early May, less than a month after they were released on April 10th. More →

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Galaxy S6 edge Android 5.1 Lollipop Update

It’s not just the Galaxy S6 – Samsung wants to bring Lollipop to tons of its older phones

By on April 15, 2015 at 4:36 PM.

It’s not just the Galaxy S6 – Samsung wants to bring Lollipop to tons of its older phones

Samsung is reportedly working on bringing the most recent version of Lollipop to many of its devices, including both flagship phones and mid-range devices. SamMobile has learned that the brand new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge handsets, which are already shipping with Android 5.0 on board, will be upgraded to Android 5.1 Lollipop in the future. More →

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iPad and MacBook Display Samsung

Not an April Fools joke: Samsung has team of 200 employees working only for Apple

By on April 15, 2015 at 3:51 PM.

Not an April Fools joke: Samsung has team of 200 employees working only for Apple

Samsung is apparently very interested in accommodating Apple’s needs, as the South Korean giant has created a standalone team of 200 employees that’s working exclusively on displays that will be used in iPads and MacBooks. More →

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