Post Tagged with: "Samsung"

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Wifi gets KitKat

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Wifi gets KitKat

It appears that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Wifi) users are seeing an update, bringing their devices up to KitKat. It’s great to see that Samsung are continuing to update their devices, but Note 8 users might be a little disappointed that it’s a KitKat update (to version 4.4.2), and not a giant leap into the Lollipop kingdom that they’ve been[Read More…]

by 4:23 pm on January 27, 2015 6 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Tablets
Good deal: Harvey Norman is selling the Samsung Galaxy Alpha for $432

Good deal: Harvey Norman is selling the Samsung Galaxy Alpha for $432

The phone that started Samsung’s metal frame evolution is now going for a song at Harvey Norman, with the retailer now listing the phone for just $432 with black and white models available. Samsung’s Galaxy Alpha was only moderately well-received by reviewers, but at around half of its original launch price, prospective purchasers may be more willing to forgive its[Read More…]

by 1:28 pm on January 23, 2015 8 comments Deal, Phones
Ausdroid Podcast 130 – Big Phones a-gogo

Ausdroid Podcast 130 – Big Phones a-gogo

Welcome to episode 130 of the Ausdroid podcast! After last week’s CES focus, this week we looked at the Big Phones of the moment – the Nexus 6 and the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge, before turning our attention to rumours of Samsung, HTC and Sony’s new flagships, which we’re expecting to see announced at Mobile World Congress 2015.[Read More…]

by 6:16 pm on January 22, 2015 0 comments Podcast
A wrap of Samsung Galaxy S6 rumours from around the web

A wrap of Samsung Galaxy S6 rumours from around the web

I love this time of year; leading into MWC 2015 (or Mobile World Congress) rumours, rumours, rumours… and we’re trying to raise enough funds to send our Managing Editor, Dan Tyson over! For Samsung, rumours come thick and fast about upcoming flagship phones. One rumour that will particularly please a lot of users is that Touchwiz may be toned back[Read More…]

by 9:20 am on January 22, 2015 5 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones, Rumours
Samsung is now selling their Android powered Multi-Function units in Australia

Samsung is now selling their Android powered Multi-Function units in Australia

Samsung Australia has today announced that they are bringing their Android powered Smart MultiXpress series Multi-Function printers to Australia. Announced back at IFA Samsung Smart MultiXpress series are aimed at all levels of Enterprise, featuring printing and scanning functions to match the needs of those users. Todd Lynton, Director – Enterprise and Small Medium Business, Samsung Electronics Australia said of[Read More…]

by 4:51 pm on January 21, 2015 4 comments Accessories, Manufacturer, Printer
Samsung’s upcoming round smartwatch might have wireless charging

Samsung’s upcoming round smartwatch might have wireless charging

We already know that Samsung is looking at a round smartwatch for launch at the upcoming MWC 2015 conference in March, and really it’s no surprise; the round form-factor of the Moto 360 has been extremely popular. LG G Watch R has capitalised on the same success, and it’s not surprising that Samsung is rounding out its Android Wear offerings[Read More…]

by 7:39 am on January 20, 2015 3 comments Android Wear, News, Rumours, Smartwatch
Samsung Galaxy S4 gets a leaked look at Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy S4 gets a leaked look at Lollipop

Owners of the 2013 Galaxy S4 can now breathe a little sigh of relief, as they can take a look at Android 5.0 Lollipop without having to shell out for a new phone. There’s a leaked Lollipop ROM available for the ageing handset, at version 5.0.1, and as its a leak (not a cobbled together thing from XDA) you can[Read More…]

by 7:34 am on January 20, 2015 3 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Samsung looking at touch-based fingerprint sensor for Galaxy S6

Samsung looking at touch-based fingerprint sensor for Galaxy S6

Smartphone security is one of those things; it’s necessary, because there’s so much personal information kept on our phones these days, but it’s a bugbear, because we unlock our phones so frequently that typing in PINs or patterns frequently is a pain in the neck. To make this a little easier, Samsung incorporated a fingerprint scanner in the Galaxy S5[Read More…]

by 11:01 am on January 17, 2015 15 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Parallels Access adds new features in version 2.5

Parallels Access adds new features in version 2.5

Parallels is about to release version 2.5 of its remote control Parallels Access system. The update brings the ability to remotely access computers from only a web browser, along with full support for the S Pen from Samsung’s Galaxy Note products. Parallels Access allows you to access your home computer (and others) remotely, and gives you the ability to bring[Read More…]

by 9:30 pm on January 15, 2015 0 comments Apps
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge — Review

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge — Review

Samsung is the king of the smartphone world, at least when it comes to sales. The company holds around 80% market share when it comes to profits and it’s mostly due to their ability to attack every possible facet of the market in their so-called ‘Shotgun’ approach. This has led them to try some quite outlandish designs, sizes and shapes,[Read More…]

by 4:08 pm on January 15, 2015 14 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Reviews