Tagged with: Galaxy

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 19, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 19, 2014

Samsung recently debuted its new flagship phone, the Galaxy Alpha. With no press event and little fanfare, Samsung quietly took the wraps off its newest device, which features a metal case around a 4.7-inch screen, making it just smaller than the Galaxy S5. Its camera and battery fall a little shy of the Galaxy S5, too, ...

Samsung (Very Quietly) Launches its New Flagship Phone, the Galaxy Alpha

Samsung (Very Quietly) Launches its New Flagship Phone, the Galaxy Alpha

This was not the usual Samsung smartphone launch. The Galaxy Alpha, one of two high-end smartphones that Samsung has been teasing this summer, made a quiet debut early Wednesday. Samsung announced the phone in a press release posted on its website. While the Galaxy Alpha had the usual run-up of rumors and speculation ...

Report: Samsung is Prepping the High-End ‘Galaxy Alpha’ to Battle the iPhone 6

Report: Samsung is Prepping the High-End ‘Galaxy Alpha’ to Battle the iPhone 6

Samsung is planning to launch a new, high-end smartphone next month that will be designed to take on the iPhone 6, according to reports out of Korea. Over the weekend, Korean publication ETNews reported that Samsung is working on a device known as the Galaxy Alpha that it plans to launch in August. Samsung wants to get the ...

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S Has the Best Tablet Screen Available Today

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S Has the Best Tablet Screen Available Today

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S is the new market leader when it comes to screen technology, according to research company DisplayMate Technologies. The Korean company's latest slate pushes the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX and Apple iPad Air into second and third place, respectively. The Tab S, which comes in 10.5- and 8.4-inch ...

Samsung Wants to Add Biometric Sensors in All of its Mobile Devices

Samsung Wants to Add Biometric Sensors in All of its Mobile Devices

Samsung is working to use biometric sensors in its mobile security system which the company expects to be available even for low-end smartphone models, an executive said Monday.“We’re looking at  various types of biometric [mechanisms] and one of things that everybody is looking at is iris detection,”  Samsung’s ...

Samsung’s New Galaxy K Zoom is the Best Smartphone for Selfies Ever

Samsung’s New Galaxy K Zoom is the Best Smartphone for Selfies Ever

"This is a phone. With cool camera stuff." That's how Samsung's Philip Berne describes the Galaxy K zoom ("K is for camera... if you're German"), the company's latest attempt to figure out how to fully marry an excellent smartphone with an excellent camera. It's a technological achievement, with a retractable 10x zoom lens ...

Report: Samsung Galaxy S5 ‘Prime’ to Launch in June

Report: Samsung Galaxy S5 ‘Prime’ to Launch in June

In a somewhat unusual move, Samsung is rumored to be planning a premium version of their already high-end Galaxy S5 Android smartphone. That device could arrive as early as June, according to a new report from Asia Todayand might include a 2560×1440 display (better than the full HD screen on the GS5) as well as an ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 28, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 28, 2014

Samsung’s newest flagship phone, the Galaxy S5, has been on store shelves for a few weeks. But is it worth your money? It’s a very nice smartphone with excellent features, but it’s more of an enhanced version of the S4 than a new “rock the house” device. I’m a big fan of the phone’s nutrition-tracking ...

Some Verizon Galaxy S5 Phones Have a Fatal Camera Flaw

Some Verizon Galaxy S5 Phones Have a Fatal Camera Flaw

Some owners of the Verizon version of the Galaxy S5 are running into problems with their new phone's camera: after throwing up a "Warning: Camera Failure" message, the phone's camera becomes completely unusable even if you totally reset the phone. Verizon has acknowledged the problem on its official Twitter account, saying ...

Study: Samsung’s Apps Are Rarely Used by Anyone

Study: Samsung’s Apps Are Rarely Used by Anyone

As Samsung's best-selling smartphones face increasing competition from a horde of Chinese lookalikes, one of the South Korean giant’s key goals has been to translate demand for its devices into interest for Samsung’s homegrown software and services. But a new study shows how far the company still has to go. Strategy ...