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Take a Closer Look at the Gear VR By Samsung
Samsung recently announced that its Gear VR has finally arrived and features not only a Super AMOLED display that shows content in 3D but also lets you enjoy a 360-degree viewing experience. It can also be paired up with the newly released Galaxy Note 4 and Gear Circle. Now... Read more
Samsung Partners With Oculus To Develop Gear VR
Samsung has unveiled their first virtual reality product, the Gear VR, at IFA 2014 this week. The mobile VR headset will be made in partnership with Oculus, who will work on the software end of the device. Gear VR is the first official virtual reality product to be released,... Read more
Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 4 Nook Cannot Save Barnes & Nobleā€
Barnes & Noble decided to drop first party manufacturing duties last year, after sales of the Nook e-reader and tablet line started to dwindle. Samsung has become the manufacturer for the Nook series, and the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is the first partnered device. Ā Samsung is a huge name... Read more
Barnes & Noble Announce Samsung Nook Tablet
Barnes & Noble has recently unveiled a customised version of a Samsung tablet as a replacement for the Nook HD+.Ā  Barnes & Noble themselves manufactured the Nook HD+ but have now turned to the tech giant to assist in them in their quest. Based on the inclusion of pre-installed... Read more
Samsung Working on Three Sided Display
Samsung has been looking for ways to differentiate from other mobile businesses, testing out devices like the Galaxy Round to see if customers actually want to try out a different style. The next step in the madness could be a three sided display, something Samsung is testing internally. The... Read more
Samsung Galaxy Alpha Looks An Awful Lot Like The iPhoneā€
Samsung is nearing the launch of the Galaxy Alpha, the new high-end smartphone sitting just under the Galaxy S5. Rumors say it will arrive at the same time as the Galaxy Note 4, at IFA 2014, but others believe the smartphone will be announced before the event in Berlin.... Read more
Apple’s 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Set To Feature Higher-End Specsā€
Almost all reports claim Apple will launch two iPhone 6 models in 2014, one 4.7-inch and another 5.5-inch. This wouldn’t be the first time Apple looks to add a second size to the range; the MacBook, iMac, iPad, and iPod lines all offer variable sizes, the iPhone stands alone.... Read more
Galaxy Note 4 & Galaxy Alpha Coming At Samsung’s IFA 2014
Samsung is preparing to make its traditional announcement at IFA 2014. After three years of Galaxy Note releases, it is almost certain that we will see the fourth iteration of Samsungā€™s phablet lineup at the event in Berlin, alongside some more devices from other Android OEMs. The event should... Read more
This Samsung Galaxy S4 Melted While Charging!
If you’re like most smartphone owners, you plug in your phone before you go to bed and expect it to be fully charged when you wake in the morning. Once you plug it in and hit the pillow, you don’t really think about your phone, other than hoping it... Read more
Samsung Mock Apple Before iPhone Release
So do you belong to the church of Apple or are you an Android enthusiast? Ā  Well, Samsung has released an ad on YouTube entitled, ā€˜Screen Envyā€™ which mocks iPhone users for their ā€˜patience’ at having to wait for a larger screen. Two friends are sitting in a cafe,... Read more
Wearable Technology Shop On Amazon
Not only does Amazon sell most products you canā€™t get anywhere else, they have now introduced a new online store completely devoted to wearable technology in the UK. Ā Over 100 devices you can wear are on offer; with products like smart watches, smart glasses, activity trackers and wearable cameras,... Read more
Samsung Officially Announces Galaxy Tab S
SamsungĀ has just officially introducedĀ the Galaxy TabĀ S range of tablets at an event in New York.Ā  The Galaxy TabĀ S range will comprises of both 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch models.Ā  These devices will be available in Wi-Fi only and LTE versions.Ā  Samsung described the new flagship range as “its best tablet ever”.... Read more
iPhone 6 VS Galaxy Note 4 –  Poll Results
Thank you to everyone who voted in our poll to discover which was most anticipated; the iPhone 6 or the Galaxy Note 4. Just over 5,000 of you voted and there was a very clear winner – the iPhone 6! 65% of you decided that you were most excited... Read more
Everything You Need To Know About Android Silver
According to sources Android Silver, Google’s new Android programme, Ā is going to be a very big thing indeed and will see Google working with multiple firms on multiple devices, rather than one manufacturer and one device. The aim of the programme is to offer a premium Android experience, with... Read more
Samsung To Make Virtual Reality Headsets
Samsung is about to enterĀ anotherĀ major new category: virtual reality headsets. It is rumoured by sources close to Samsung that a virtual reality headset is not only in the pipeline, but it is set to be announced later this year. But as usual, the official line from Korea is, “Samsung... Read more
Should You Buy The OnePlus One Smartphone?
If you are looking for a budget phone but don’t want to compromise on high-end specs, then the OnePlus One could be the smartphone for you. I know it seems unbelievable that a handset with great specs could be cheap but let’s take a look at some of the... Read more
Galaxy S5 Mini Spotted On Firm’s Website
An exciting new revelation has been leaked from the Samsung UK website.Ā  It seems that the Galaxy S5 Mini will launch any day now and preparations are underway! Ā A photo of the new Galaxy S5 ā€˜miniā€™ has been posted by tipster @evleaks on the UK website.Ā  The leaked photo... Read more
The Galaxy Note 4 is Arriving This September!
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is tipped for arrival later this year. The Korea Times claims that it will be unveiled at this year’s IFA, which is certainly a distinct possibility when you consider that all three previous Notes were released there. So with IFA 2014 set for September, we... Read more