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Samsung to release egg-shaped 360-degree speakers for CES

If you want room and portable speakers that would not look out of place in 2001: A Space Odyssey, then you better watch out for Samsung's newest speakers that will be released in time for CES later this month. The Korean OEM announced two new products, WAM7500 and WAM6500 which promises to give users omnidirectional sound with its 360-degree egg-shaped speakers.

Android Lollipop coming to Samsung users next month according to a leaked email

Starting January 2015, Samsung devices will start to get a taste of Lollipop. This is according to an unnamed Samsung employee. According to this employee, Samsung recently sent out an email that included instructions on how to prepare devices for the Lollipop update. The information seems legit and it’s not really unexpected. It was only a matter of time before Samsung releases the official Android 5.0 update for other phones and tablets.

Samsung beats Apple in smartphone consumer satisfaction survey

Samsung just went past Apple when it comes to customer satisfaction at least by two points. This is according to the recent American Consumer Satisfaction Index which surveyed 70,000 consumers before 2014 ends. The results are in and show that Samsung beat Apple with a score of 81. That's also a huge increase from the South Korean giant's score of 76 last year. Meanwhile, Apple's score went down more than two points from last year.

Android 5.0 build leaked for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3

More and more people are getting themselves excited for their smartphones and tablets to be upgraded to Android 5.0 by their manufacturers, and Samsung users are not exempt from the hype. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 – last year’s flagship phablet – is scheduled to get a bump to Lollipop, but lo and behold, here we have a Lollipop build leaked for the device.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Max to be launched in Korea

Courtesy of the Samsung-specific Sam Mobile website, we are getting our first look at a very new Samsung Galaxy Grand Max – a phablet that will be launched in Korea, with no news yet if the gadget maker is bringing the said device to the international market.

Samsung intros LTE Advanced Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation-enabled Galaxy Note 4

Just before 2014 ends, Samsung Electronics has announced its first ever LTE Advanced (LTE-A) Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation-enabled smartphone. It's not really a new model but the Galaxy Note 4 has been upgraded to run faster with a 300Mbps download speed. The number is too impressive because that is about four times faster than the current speed of 4G LTE network's today. This means super fast content streaming, downloads, and web browsing anytime, anywhere.

Android Community Weekly Digest: Dec. 28, 2014

Just because it's holiday season doesn't mean that the mobile world is at a complete standstill. Though many indeed have set their eyes on CES 2015, which is just a few weeks away, some still managed to sneak in a few surprises before the year is over. And, of course, the rumor mill is starting to heat up with stuff to expect early next year. Welcome to the latest edition of Android Community's Weekly Digest, covering the period from December 22 to December 28, 2014, which also happens to be the last Weekly Digest for this year!

Zerolemon is the battery your Galaxy Note 4 deserves

Still one of the biggest problems facing digital people is this: Why are smartphone batteries still so easy to run out? Despite the advances that some brands have made in providing us with devices that last just a few hours under heavy use, we still cannot live without our battery extenders. Zerolemon now brings us a battery case for your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and it might just be the (temporary) solution for you.

Samsung releases limited edition leather back Galaxy Alpha

If you're living in France and you're a fashion trendy kind of gadget freak, then you might have just found your Christmas gift for yourself. Samsung announced they are releasing a limited edition leather back Galaxy Alpha, making one of their best-designed smartphones even more beautiful. This is a collaborative project between the OEM and French design firm Free Lance, with the design provided by Jean-Baptiste Rautureau, best known for his leather shoe designs.