Samsung Electronics Frozen Wages

More signs of trouble emerge for Samsung

By on February 26, 2015 at 2:40 PM.

More signs of trouble emerge for Samsung

In light of falling profits, Samsung is freezing wages for all of its employees in South Korea, Reuters reported on Thursday. This is the first time the company has elected to freeze wages since the international financial crisis in 2009, which goes to show just how seriously Samsung is taking this recent downturn. More →

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Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6 vs. HTC One M9: UFS Memory

Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6 vs. HTC One M9: How Samsung might leave rivals in the dust

By on February 26, 2015 at 11:10 AM.

Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6 vs. HTC One M9: How Samsung might leave rivals in the dust

Samsung will soon unveil two Galaxy S6 versions, hardly secrets for anyone who’s been closely following the numerous Galaxy S6 leaks that hit the web in the past few months, and there are plenty of reasons to get excited about the handsets. The phones will have a great new design, a better camera than any other Galaxy models, and significantly less bloatware — at least according to Samsung’s own recent teasers coupled with some of the most recent reports.

On top of that, there’s one more reason to get excited about Samsung’s new creation, as the phone might be significantly faster than any top flagship from the competition, including the iPhone 6 and the upcoming HTC One M9. More →

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Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6

Is the Galaxy S6 really an iPhone ripoff? Leaked comparison photo lets you be the judge

Is the Galaxy S6 really an iPhone ripoff? Leaked comparison photo lets you be the judge

By on February 26, 2015 at 9:55 AM.

Samsung has managed to make quite a name for itself over the years — in more ways than one. The company practically came from out of nowhere and skyrocketed to the top of the smartphone market in just a few short years, quickly becoming the No. 1 vendor in the world by shipment volume. Of course, the company borrowed a lot from Apple along the way, and it made a reputation for itself as a copycat as a result.

Companies borrow from each other all the time, of course, but Samsung was probably a bit more blatant about it than it should have been — see this secret 132-page guide to copying the iPhone that Samsung made back in 2010 for an example.

And now, it looks like Samsung might be back to its old tricks with the upcoming new Galaxy S6. More →

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Galaxy S6 vs. Galaxy S6 Edge: Picture Leak

Huge leak: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge pictured for the first time

By on February 26, 2015 at 9:05 AM.

Huge leak: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge pictured for the first time

If you thought the Galaxy S6 model that’ll sport a curved display would get similar software features as Samsung’s Note Edge phablet, then you might be in for another surprise. As SamMobile reports, the Galaxy S6 Edge might lack the special Edge functions available on the Galaxy Note Edge, as Samsung has apparently chosen a different approach to such displays.

Even more interestingly, a handset said to be the upcoming Galaxy S6 Edge Samsung intends to announce this coming Sunday has just been pictured for the first time More →

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Galaxy S6 Photo

You can make your Android phone (or iPhone) look like a Galaxy S6 right now

By on February 26, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

You can make your Android phone (or iPhone) look like a Galaxy S6 right now

There’s plenty of buzz surrounding recent leaks and rumors suggesting that Samsung’s next-generation flagship phone, the Galaxy S6, is shaping up to be another iPhone copy from the South Korean electronics giant. Nothing is certain until the handset is unveiled this coming Sunday, of course, and if the new S6 is an iPhone copy, we’re not so sure that’s entirely a bad thing.

Speaking of copying, still have some time to wait between when the Galaxy S6 is announced and released, but anxious fans can make their current smartphone look like a Galaxy S6 right now. More →

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Galaxy S6 Wireless Charger

This is the Galaxy S6’s wireless charger

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

This is the Galaxy S6’s wireless charger

There’s plenty to be excited about when it comes to the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, from the eradication of bloatware to an attractive hardware refresh, but one feature that we’re most excited about is built-in wireless charging. It had been all but confirmed that Samsung’s next flagship devices would feature wireless charging, but an FCC report proves it once and for all. More →

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Galaxy S6 Leaked Photos

Major leak: Actual Galaxy S6 pictured for the first time ever

By on February 25, 2015 at 3:11 PM.

Major leak: Actual Galaxy S6 pictured for the first time ever

Samsung has a lot riding on the Galaxy S6 and every leak we’ve seen about the device indicates that it’s going to be the phone many Android fans have been wanting Samsung to release for years. With a reported full metal body, a major reduction in bloatware and a revamp of TouchWiz to make it less of a drain on performance, it sounds like Samsung has listened to users’ major criticisms of its devices over the years and is prepared to deliver in a big way. More →

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Galaxy S6 Photos

These are Samsung’s best Galaxy S6 teasers yet

By on February 25, 2015 at 2:45 PM.

These are Samsung’s best Galaxy S6 teasers yet

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge may very well be the most talked-about Android phones in years ahead of their upcoming debut at the annual Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona, Spain. The two Samsung flagship phones for the first half of 2015 are shaping up to be the Samsung phones we’ve been waiting for, with designs and premium materials to match their cutting-edge specs.

Samsung has issued several teasers in the lead-up to next week’s unveiling, but its best one yet was just published on Wednesday. More →

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Galaxy S6 Software Features and Bloatware

The news we’ve been waiting for: Kiss bloatware goodbye on the Galaxy S6

By on February 25, 2015 at 1:54 PM.

The news we’ve been waiting for: Kiss bloatware goodbye on the Galaxy S6

After many failed attempts of trying to convince buyers to use some of the special TouchWiz apps it built on top of Android, Samsung appears to have finally gotten the message. Android fans don’t appreciate all the bloatware that ships with Galaxy flagships, and the company is apparently going to do something about it starting with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

Several reports have claimed that Samsung finally dialed down on bloatware for the new Galaxy S generation, and now SamMobile has obtained the list of actual apps that will be preinstalled on the Galaxy S6 models — and it should be a pleasant surprise. More →

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Galaxy S6 Preorders

You can already pre-order Samsung’s Galaxy S6 from one carrier

By on February 25, 2015 at 12:30 PM.

You can already pre-order Samsung’s Galaxy S6 from one carrier

There is almost nothing that we actually know about the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge at this point. There have been tons of leaks and rumors, of course, and our own solid sources shared all of the key specs and details for the phones, but nothing is set in stone until Samsung makes it official this coming Sunday.

Despite the fact that absolutely nothing is really known at this point, one wireless carrier is already letting subscribers pre-order the year’s most hotly anticipated Android phone. More →

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Galaxy S6 Price

Here’s why you probably shouldn’t buy the Galaxy S6 when it launches

Here’s why you probably shouldn’t buy the Galaxy S6 when it launches

By on February 25, 2015 at 11:06 AM.

If all of the leaks and rumors end up panning out when Samsung unveils its new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge flagship phones next week, we could be in store for the most incredible Android smartphones the world has ever seen. The leaked designs look fantastic, though Apple-esque, and supposed performance test results point to the most powerful smartphone the world has ever seen.

Despite all that, however, you might want to do your best to avoid purchasing the phone when it launches in the coming months. More →

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Samsung LG HTC

Showdown: Comparing Android 5.0 Lollipop on Samsung, LG and HTC’s top phones

By on February 24, 2015 at 3:55 PM.

Showdown: Comparing Android 5.0 Lollipop on Samsung, LG and HTC’s top phones

It’s been a long time coming, but many of the latest flagship Android devices have finally received their respective Lollipop updates. Android 5.0 Lollipop has some issues of its own, but there’s no question that the UI is a major visual improvement over its predecessor.

But not every Android 5.0 phone looks the same. More →

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