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Microsoft not riding on Cyanogen’s next $110 million funding round

Software giants Microsoft were reported to be interested in Cyanogen’s efforts of creating a non-Google Android system, an alternative to the versions available right now that need Google core apps to work properly. In January, it was reported that Microsoft was willing to splurge as much as USD$70 million in the effort. But in the last few days, with Cyanogen passing the hat again to generate at least $110 million in a latest funding round, it seems that Microsoft is not too excited to pony up the cash.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active coming soon all rugged and waterproof

As with the past Galaxy flagship phones from Samsung, we can expect that the S6 and the S6 edge will have several variants. The latest models announced during the CES 2015 impressed a lot of Android fans but sadly, they're not waterproof like the Galaxy S5. However, Samsung is believed to be working on a waterproof and a more rugged version of the phone which will be the new Galaxy S6 Active.

Samsung’s new animal battery packs is also awareness campaign

A new set of external battery packs released by Samsung will not just juice up your smartphones, but it will also teach you about how not all animals are having a great time here on planet earth. The Animal Edition Battery Packs is part of the Charge Your Life campaign which aims to raise awareness about the plight of four endangered animal species: the Lesser Panda, the Fennec Fox, the Giant Panda, and the Golden Monkey.

Samsung Xcover 3 smartphone is military tough

If you want a smartphone, but need something that can withstand the rigors of working out in the elements everyday or a very active outdoor lifestyle, Samsung has added a new device to its Xcover line. The new device is called the Xcover 3 and the smartphone meets MIL-STD 810G.

Samsung announces accessories, partnerships for Galaxy S6, S6 edge

People are already excited about and looking forward to having the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in the market. But the OEM wants to create more buzz about the soon-to-be-released smartphones by announcing a wide range of accessories that would go with your new digital babies. They also revealed several partnerships with fashion brands to bring even more choices for cases and other things you'd need to show off Samsung's new flagship or its curvier and edgier sister.

Samsung Galaxy S6 has the best OLED display on a smartphone

When it comes to OLED displays, no one will probably come close to the efforts of Samsung to develop its Super AMOLED technology. The Korean gadget giants produce two generations of their top OLED displays per year, and they are highlighted in the company’s flagship devices. This was the case with the Galaxy Note 4 – touted as the device with the most realistic display when it came out – and is the same with the new Galaxy S6, having the latest generation of Samsung OLED technology.

Use fingerprint sensor to log into websites on your Galaxy S6

Since the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge launch last week at the MWC in Barcelona, we've been hearing numerous reports and good reviews about the two. We've learned that Galaxy S6's battery is sort of removable, preorders for it and the S6 edge have reached 20 million, and that protective cases from Urban Armor Gear and OtterBox are ready. The South Korean giant also released a manual and official hands-on videos for the new flagship Android phone last week and scored the highest in a recent processor benchmark.

Samsung Milk Music now available on the web

Samsung is expanding its wings for non-Samsung users, at least in terms of its music streaming service Milk Music. If before only selected devices from the OEM are the only ones who can enjoy Milk Music, now everyone who wants to can also share in the fun as the web version is now available. You can either stick to the free use or you can sign up for a subscription, if you're that impressed with the music streaming service.

Pebble thinks Apple, Samsung over complicate smartwatches

Pebble has set the stage for the smartwatch industry. The Pebble team has put into action ideas of a smartwatch that (admit it or not) Apple presented with an iPod Nano worn as a watch. Other manufacturers soon followed even supported by Google with the Android Wear. And then Apple officially entered the scene, only to leave the fan boys anticipating for a few long months. After a long time of waiting, the Cupertino company is finally releasing the actual Apple Watch on April 24 with a premium price tag.