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Mugen releases extended battery for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has met expectations of fans of the OEM's Note series (well, most of them at least), it still suffers from the common ailment of smartphones and phablets like it: battery life leaves much to be desired. Yes, the Power Saving mode may have improved it a bit, but because users are often mobile, you still need the help of battery extenders. Mugen has come up with another high-powered accessory, made specially for the Galaxy Note 4.

New leak gives more details about upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is expected to be unveiled in March during the MWC in Madrid, but that hasn't stopped people from trying to find out as much as they can about the upcoming new flagship from the Korean OEM. A Dutch site says that a user agent profile on the Samsung website has more or less confirmed what we know so far about the smartphone, while adding a few more tidbits to whet our appetite.

Samsung reportedly buying BlackBerry

Samsung is reportedly buying Blackberry. According to sources familiar with the matter who opted remain anonymous, Samsung would be looking to gain access to Blackberry’s patent portfolio. If the deal were to go down, the company would be bought for as much as $7.5 billion. It’ll cost $13.35 to $15.49 per share, or 38-60% over what Blackberry currently trades at.

Samsung Galaxy S6 rumors: reduced TouchWiz, production by February

The MWC in Barcelona is still a few months away, but rumors are already swirling about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6. The latest whisperings are saying that the soon-to-be-flagship will have a "toned down" interface of the memory hog proprietorial TouchWiz. Meanwhile, some say that as early as February, the Korean OEM will start mass production on their newest smartphone.

Samsung Penvatars to make using your stylus more exciting

If you're bored already with seeing that little circle whenever you're using your Samsung Galaxy Note 4's stylus, the Korean OEM is now bringing something new for its users, that may or may not be just a gimmick. During the recently concluded CES 2015, they announced the arrival of the Penvatars or your more fun alternative to that plain circle that automatically appears when you put the stylus near your smartphone's screen.

Samsung rolls out Galaxy Grand Max in South Korea

Just before 2014 ended, we mentioned that Samsung would be launching the Galaxy Grand Max in South Korea at the start of the new year. True enough, the company did unveil the new phablet in its native country. It wasn't even mentioned at this week's CES so we're not sure if it will have an international release.