Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5: Kids Mode

Kids Mode begins as a widget and ultimately ends up a way to child-proof your Galaxy S5. Samsung touts Kids Mode as offering "fun and safe content for children." It comes with a few preset options, and parents also have the ability to whitelist other apps. Perhaps key here -- this is all PIN protected, which means you don't have to worry about your important files being moved and/or deleted.

Samsung Galaxy S5 water resistance demonstrated

The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with an IP67 certification. That means the handset is protected against dust and water. Specifically, the 6 means a complete protection against dust and the 7 means the handset can handle being in up to 1 meter of water for 30 minutes. We certainly aren't suggesting you put that to the test, however Samsung is showing this off in the latest Galaxy S5 promo video.

Using Private Mode on the Galaxy S5

The Galaxy S5 from Samsung is ripe with features. Some have been around for a while, and others are fairly new to the latest flagship from Samsung. Private mode is one that lets you activate your device while tucking some features or files you may not want others to see. If you’ve been wondering how to set it up and take advantage, we’ll give you the rundown.  

Samsung Galaxy S5 ’10 Hidden Features’ revealed

Plenty of people have been talking about the Samsung Galaxy S5, us included. And while many are still digging their way through trying to find all the hidden gems -- Samsung has recently shared 10 hidden features. Having looked through the list we aren't sure we can consider all of these to be hidden, but regardless, there are a few gems on the list.

Samsung Galaxy S5 now available with MetroPCS

MetroPCS has become the latest US carrier to announce the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S5. They have the Galaxy S5 in black, and sitting priced at $649. Purchases can be made online and in retail stores. Customers can then pair the Galaxy S5 with the contract-free MetroPCS plans which begin at $40 per month.

Samsung Galaxy S5 camera: out of the box basics

Similar to what we did with the HTC One (M8), we are going to offer an out-of-the-box look at the Galaxy S5 camera setup. This includes a tour of the camera interface and some of the available options and settings. But while the different modes and settings can be helpful -- we feel there are plenty of users that simply take pictures and record video with little thought in regards to the settings.