Category: Samsung

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Wearable Wars: Wrist to Wrist with Pebble & Galaxy Gear

The war for your wrist is on. The smartwatch market is heating up with a number of manufacturers all vying for that empty spot on your arm. To help you wade through these new (and murky) waters, we go hands-on with two heavy weights in this space: Kickstarter darling Pebble, and Samsung’s first wearable the

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Videotron, Rogers and TELUS launch the Samsung Galaxy Gear

The Samsung Galaxy Gear is a “companion” device and is currently available in Canada across major big box retailers. In an interesting move, Quebec-based regional carrier Videotron has added this smartwatch to its lineup today. The price is the same at $329.95, but if you’re purchasing the Note 3, or anyone of the future compatible

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 receives another ‘stability improvement’ update

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 users recently received an update that brought additional ‘security and stability’ fixes (OS 4.3 and firmware version N900W8VLUBMJ1). We’ve received several tips today from Note 3 users on several carriers that another update has just been pushed through. This brings the device to  build N900W8VLUBMJ4 and includes additional “stability improvements.” As usual, the update can

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Cheap and cheerful: four mid-range Android devices compared

There are a lot of smartphones out there, and I’ll be the first to admit we don’t do a great job reporting on the lesser-known ones. It’s always exciting to cover a powerful flagship with an extensive feature set, but many factors, from price to size, lead people to purchase cheaper, smaller, less powerful devices.

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A few thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy Gear

The Samsung Galaxy Gear arrived early last month as a glorified smartphone accessory to the Note 3, a too-eager attempt to capture portions of a nascent market intent on filling the category with purpose. The Galaxy Gear is a smart watch, a companion to the phone or tablet in your pocket or bag; it tells

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