Samsung

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 versus the new Galaxy S5 — what’s new?

Having just announced the Galaxy S5, Samsung fans are undoubtedly joyous about the new flagship. We like the new styling, which pinches a bit of cool from the Note series. There are also the typical litany of features packed in, but what’s changed? The device is clearly updated, but is there enough to get excited about? We give a quick overview of what’s new!

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has a heart rate monitor for those who shun wearables

Wearables are great, but still finding their way in the world. They promise to do all sorts of great things, but one function remains pretty standard — heart rate monitoring. If you don’t want to wear something on your wrist that keeps track of heart rate, Samsung has you covered. Their new Galaxy S5 has a heart rate monitor on the back.

Samsung Galaxy S smartphones top the 200 million milestone

We're here at Mobile World Congress and the Samsung Unpacked 5 event is currently in progress. While we've already seen Samsung announce the Galaxy S5 smartphone, as well as the Gear 2 and Gear Fit, there was also a bit more talk coming from JK Shin. To that point, he mentioned a rather large number -- 200 million.

Samsung Gear Fit hands-on

Samsung already tipped its hand on the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches, but there's a third wearable for MWC 2014, the Samsung Gear Fit. The first of Samsung's smart wrist-wear to include a curved AMOLED display, the Gear Fit's touchscreen comes in at 1.84-inches and an unusual, scrolling-ticker-like resolution of 432 x 128.