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Samsung Galaxy Alpha: a mediocre metal-bound oddity?

Finally, we see Samsung out a handset that packs a premium metal finish – but apart from that we are looking at a spec line that somehow fails to overwhelm, which somehow equates to the relative lack of fanfare building up to the launch of the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The premise itself is interesting – a premium looking phone, with not-so-premium specs. Let’s take a closer look.

Android chokes out the competition with 85% market share

Android is growing, no doubt about that. But just how much and how fast can still sometimes be quite surprising. The latest numbers coming from IDC reveal that Android smartphone shipments comprise almost 85 percent of the world's output, not an insignificant 33 percent increase from almost 80 percent from the same period last year.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs get leaked big time

We're just whittling down the days to IFA 2014 where Samsung will be baring it all about its latest products, particularly the Galaxy Note 4. And Indonesian online retailer, however, practically spilled all the beans about the phablet, revealing juicy hardware specs that is bound to make any smartphone aficionado drool with envy.

Endomondo now supports Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2

Fitness enthusiasts have helped make wearables the gadget du jour this year. With the proliferation of fitness apps in the market, one consideration for consumers is how the app can be used in connection with their gadgets and smartphones. One popular app for the physically active crowd is Endomondo, and the latest update now includes support for Samsung Gear Fit and the Gear 2, as well as compatibility with 17 of Samsung’s Android smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 certified by TENAA, has faux leather design

It’s been more than 1 year since the last announcement of Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Galaxy Mega 5.8, it looks like Galaxy Mega 2 will be announced soon according to the latest certification info from TENAA in China. The Galaxy Mega 2 has already passed through FCC with a model name SM-G750A, the TENAA model is SM-G7508Q, basically the same phone but supports China’s TD-LTE network.

Samsung further teases “wall huggers” with airport outlet ads

It’s not enough that Samsung had already made fun of “wall-huggers", or those who constantly need to charge their phones (meaning iPhones) in their TV ad that was released just last month. Now they’re hitting them where they actually live, well, at least for a few minutes when they’re at an airport. They have put up ad spots for the Samsung Galaxy S5 in the power outlets at different airports across the United States.

Galaxy Grand 2 in Gold shown in Samsung India website

Who doesn’t like their smartphone in the classic gold colors? Samsung has typically released a golden version for most of its flagship devices, but this time around, a mid-range phone is getting the golden treatment. In Samsung India’s website, they have listed a gold edition of the Galaxy Grand 2, the phone released late last year and which had only 3 color variants previously available in white, black and pink.

Samsung rumored to unveil VR headset in September

Rumors are swirling that Samsung will finally unveil its supposed Virtual Reality headset during their product event this coming September. Codenamed “Project Moonlight”, this is supposedly their version of Google’s own Cardboard and has the capability of turning any smartphone into a virtual world when you immerse yourself while wearing the headset.

Galaxy Alpha announced with new metal frame that you wanted

The August 13 launch date for the new Samsung Galaxy Alpha is real, the new smartphone with Android 4.4.4 KitKat is just announced today, said to be "new design approach" with metal frame around the side of the phone. The back cover remains in plastic like other Galaxy series.

First Galaxy Note 4 phone pictures leaked

Less than one month until Samsung reveals the new Galaxy Note 4, we now have the first pictures leak of the Samsung phablet flagship. It looks like the Galaxy Note 4 will use the same faux leather design as the current Galaxy Note 3 and a microUSB 3.0 connector, S-PEN stylus.