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Australian Galaxy S5s aren’t receiving Lollipop updates… yet

Australian Galaxy S5s aren’t receiving Lollipop updates… yet

We’ve received quite an avalanche of tips pointing us to a recent post on Android Authority advising that the Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 has begun rolling out here, but we’re sad to say it’s not here yet. The article advises that ‘Marcus’ woke up yesterday to a notification to update his Galaxy S5 from Android 4.4.2 to[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on February 3, 2015 18 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Samsung’s Mobile World Congress event is on the 1st of March

Samsung’s Mobile World Congress event is on the 1st of March

The upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) conference in Barcelona Spain is expected to see flagships announced by several manufacturers. HTC invited press to their event on the 1st of March last month and now Samsung appears to have earmarked that date for their Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event. The invite as you can see shows a wavy line which could be[Read More…]

by 1:55 am on February 3, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung’s profits down year-on-year, still hopeful for 2015 growth

Samsung’s profits down year-on-year, still hopeful for 2015 growth

Samsung has suffered a slide in profits year-on-year, reporting a profit of 5.29 trillion won (about US$4.87bn) for the last quarter of 2014, the cream from 52.73 trillion won (approximately US$48.6 bn) turnover. At the same time last year, they reported a profit of 8.31 trillion won (US$7.58bn). While these are huge numbers showing massive profit, it’s still a shade[Read More…]

by and 12:38 pm on January 30, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, News
Qantas and Samsung bring the Gear VR to First Class passengers

Qantas and Samsung bring the Gear VR to First Class passengers

While your everyday Galaxy Note 4 customer can’t buy Samsung’s Gear VR headset at retailers, after Samsung delayed the Australia launch until sometime in early 2015; Qantas passengers flying first class from Sydney or Melbourne will be able to partake in an array of virtual tours and inflight blockbusters through the headset shortly. Qantas and Samsung will be running a[Read More…]

by 1:54 pm on January 29, 2015 1 comment Accessories, Manufacturer
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
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