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Samsung has been peddling smartphones that are very popular with users around the world for years. One of the things that Samsung has done over the last few years is toss out versions of the Galaxy S devices dubbed Active editions. These smartphones are most known for having a ruggedized design and water resistance.

CM12 now out for Samsung Galaxy Note 4, N910F variant only

CyanogenMod is still – arguably – one of the best at applying the AOSP (Android Open Source Project) flavor of Android to after-market software and making them so fiiiiiine. And they haven’t stopped. Today, they officially released nightly builds of CM12 – that is, CyanogenMod 12, the Android 5.0 variant of their famous ROMs – for the European variants of the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung’s flagship phablet.

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s battery is removable, sort of

Android makers – especially Samsung – have hyped the “removable battery” feature of Android-based smartphones over the years, basically throwing potshots at Apple’s iPhones for not having this feature at all. That has mellowed down recently, as more and more Android manufacturers have discovered the beauty of the unibody design. When the MWC 2015 rolled in, fans of the Samsung Galaxy S6 were in for a rude surprise – the battery of the new flagship was non-removable, or was it?

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge pre-orders reach 20 million

Samsung Electronics has more reasons to celebrate as its latest flagship Android devices received a total of 20 million pre-orders. That's a record high for the South Korean tech giant who is hoping that the two new models will exceed the past smartphones particularly the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5. The first country to receive pre-orders of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge was the Netherlands.

Urban Armor Gear, OtterBox, announce Galaxy S6, S6 edge cases

Samsung's recently announced smartphones, the new flagship Galaxy S6 and the state-of-the-art S6 edge have not been officially released into the wild yet. However, several accessory makers are busy preparing for their arrival by announcing various gears that are made specifically for these two new devices. Urban Armor Gear revealed their drop-tested protective cases while OtterBox are bragging about their cases that have the "Designed for Samsung Mobile" seal of approval from the OEM.

Rumor: Samsung “Next Big Thing” marketing chief to leave

The man responsible for Samsung almost bringing down their erstwhile rival to their knees is reportedly set to leave the Korean OEM. Chief Marketing Officer Todd Pendleton was responsible for "The Next Big Thing" campaign that brought such a huge success for Samsung and the Galaxy S3 in particular. Rumors have said he has already announced his resignation to colleagues, although this has not been officially confirmed yet by the company or Pendleton.

Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7-inch tablet aims at budget shoppers

Things are slowing down a bit in the tablet market. One of the areas that continues to post significant growth is the low-end market where people shop on a budget. Typically when Samsung rolls out a new tablet, it isn’t aiming at these budget shoppers but looking to combat Apple and its high price iPad line.

Samsung releases manual for Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

You probably don't have a Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge yet (and if you already do, please tell us what makes you better than us mere mortals) but you're too excited to get one yet and would like to review the user's manual in detail in preparation for when you finally have one right? No? Well, if you're too embarrassed to admit it, it doesn't matter as you now have the chance to do so.

Samsung believed to be in talks with MediaTek

Samsung seems to be really moving away from Qualcomm. Remember those talks about Samsung no longer using Qualcomm products because of overheating issues? The South Korean giant didn't use a Snapdragon on the new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The company decided to utilize its Exynos chipset instead. That decision makes senses but we're hearing reports that Samsung is in discussion already with MediaTek--a long time rival of Qualcomm.