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Samsung’s Note 4 ready for release, with a bigger screen and a softer Edge

A few years ago, Samsung changed the world when it introduced a bigger phone, with a size that Steve Jobs thought no one would buy. Back to present day, and even Apple has had to change its ways, and Samsung is ready with the fourth-generation Galaxy Note, launching in two versions.

12:35 pm 24/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s adds an ‘Edge’ to the Galaxy Note

In addition to its latest Galaxy Note 4 launched today at the Unpacked event in Berlin, Samsung has introduced an ‘edgy’ new variant with a …

11:31 pm 03/09/2014 By Valens Quinn
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Slick screen: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S 10.5 reviewed

More than just another tablet in its long running Galaxy Tab range, the Tab S is a reinvention with a screen that will make your eyes go wow and a weight that outshines even Apple’s iPad.

5:10 pm 03/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s Galaxy Alpha announced, with metal and uber-fast speeds

We’ve long been complaining that Samsung’s take on the premium smartphone should be focused more on premium materials like metal, compared to the plastics Samsung uses, and it looks like the company has finally listened with a new handset.

11:25 am 14/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Zoom, zoom: Samsung’s Galaxy K Zoom 10x optical camera phone reviewed

Cameras and phones have well and truly merged by now, but has the phone really replaced the camera? Not yet, as far as Samsung is concerned, but that could change with its latest release, the K Zoom, which integrates a 10x optical zoom 20 megapixel camera with — you guessed it — a phone.

12:41 pm 15/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s Tab S arrives, we go hands-on with this iPad Air beater

Apple’s iPad Air has held the tablet benchmark for many for a good year, and while Sony’s Xperia Z2 Tablet has provided some good competition, Samsung is betting its new Tab S will attract even more eyes.

12:25 pm 04/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S takes a shot at Apple

With the launch of its latest Galaxy Tab S, Samsung has fired a clear shot over Apple’s bow in the tablet race.

10:00 am 13/06/2014 By Valens Quinn
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Samsung returns control of the shortcut dock, but why all of a sudden?

Great news, Samsung phone owners: control of the dock is back, as an update to this year’s flagship — the Galaxy S5 — returns ownership of the shortcut dock squarely to the consumer, but why now when it’s been locked for so long?

10:26 am 12/06/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s K Zoom camera phone hits Australia

Smartphone cameras are improving, but almost all of them lack optical zoom, one of the things you need if you want to get close. A new Samsung phone could fix this, however, bundling 10x optical into something that has more in common with a phone than a camera.

5:18 pm 06/06/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Black and white: does Samsung’s monochrome mode save battery life?

When Samsung rolled out its Galaxy S5, the surprise wasn’t the camera or the screen or even all the fitness tech. No, it was the ultra power saving mode, and how you could cut the colours to save on battery life, but is this tech really helping you save?

2:56 pm 13/05/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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