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Galaxy Note 4 to feature new ‘side touch’ for easier selfies

We’ve all been there – that point where we also want to be in the picture with a group of people, but are left holding the phone to be used for the picture. The solution is always to use the lower megapixel front-facing camera, but alas, it brings you to awkward hand-positioning and camera shutter-pressing conditions. Well, what we can tell you is that if you buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 when it finally comes out, this won’t be a problem anymore. And none of that mono-pod, stick holding thing as well.

Galaxy S5 4G+ smartphone hits Singapore Aug 23

Smartphone users in Singapore will be among the first in the world to enjoy a new and faster 4G+ wireless network rocking 300Mbps. That 4G LTE-Advanced service needs phones that are compatible with the new speed before smartphone users can enjoy the new network. Samsung has announced that it will be launching a new version of the Galaxy S5 in Singapore on August 23 that will support the new and fast SingTel 4G LTE-Advanced network.

Samsung lets you charge three devices in new wall charger

Gone are the days when you would just need one USB wall charger since you only have one device that you need to charge. But since most people now carry multiple devices, and you cannot of course monopolise all the wall outlets at any given places, you would need a contraption that can power all your devices (or at least three of them). Samsung brings you its Multi-Charging Wall Charger, whose name explains itself already.

Samsung Galaxy NX roams the earth with Rover project

One small step for Samsung, a thousand giant steps for mankind (well, at least those who love photography). Inspired by the NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover, the OEM built a similar contraption to put its Galaxy NX camera on the road in different parts of the world to be able to let people remotely take pictures of places and events and send you the pictures instantly and upload them directly on the database.

Galaxy Note 4 ultrasonic cover tipped to be in development

With each new smartphone that Samsung launches, the firm also launches a hoard of new accessories as well. With the Galaxy Note 4 coming soon, a bunch of accessories will be coming in tow. One of the accessories that has been tipped to be in development is an interesting ultrasonic cover for the massive smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha: a mediocre metal-bound oddity?

Finally, we see Samsung out a handset that packs a premium metal finish – but apart from that we are looking at a spec line that somehow fails to overwhelm, which somehow equates to the relative lack of fanfare building up to the launch of the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The premise itself is interesting – a premium looking phone, with not-so-premium specs. Let’s take a closer look.

Android chokes out the competition with 85% market share

Android is growing, no doubt about that. But just how much and how fast can still sometimes be quite surprising. The latest numbers coming from IDC reveal that Android smartphone shipments comprise almost 85 percent of the world's output, not an insignificant 33 percent increase from almost 80 percent from the same period last year.