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Samsung schedules Unpacked August 13th: Note 5 ahoy!

Samsung schedules Unpacked August 13th: Note 5 ahoy!

This week is bringing events from a few big companies, but Samsung is not one of them. Instead, the Korean company will be having its next event in mid-August, but before that it has started teasing what we can expect. The company fired out some invites today, announcing that it will be showing off its next big thing on August 13, and it followed the invites with an animated teaser on its Twitter account -- we see rolling lines, and they (probably) mean there's another curved display inbound.

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Galaxy S6 Mini pics leak, launch tipped for August

Galaxy S6 Mini pics leak, launch tipped for August

Samsung is facing declining sales with its Galaxy S6 devices having been on the market for a while now. To push new sales it needs a new smartphone and some new images have leaked showing that the company is set to launch a smaller version of the Galaxy S6 dubbed the Galaxy S6 Mini. A Mini version of the smartphone would indicate that it will have a smaller screen and should be less expensive to purchase as well.

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Galaxy Note 5 prototype sighted, no S Pen auto eject

Galaxy Note 5 prototype sighted, no S Pen auto eject

Samsung's upcoming S Pen powered phablet has almost all but been leaked out, but there is one aspect of it that still boggles the mind: the S Pen itself. After all, what is a Galaxy Note without the stylus? While that part is, of course, already expected and even leaked, nobody seems to agree on how the stylus can be removed from the smartphone's body. An earlier patent seems to indicate the use of an auto ejection mechanism, but this latest leaked prototype begs to disagree.

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Fasten your seat belts! Next week will be a doozy for devices launch

Fasten your seat belts! Next week will be a doozy for devices launch

IFA 2015 is traditionally the time when many companies announce their wares to a captive audience, both physical and virtual. There now seems to be a trend, however, of some of those opting to go ahead, perhaps to avoid clashing with other giants. This month, it seems that the stars have curiously aligned to make the last week of July filled with new toys and tidbits that we'll be talking about in the days, weeks, or even months, to come. To better buckle up, sit back, and enjoy the ride.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge+ get a photo shoot again

Samsung Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge+ get a photo shoot again

Ready for more unofficial Samsung love? By now, the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 edge+ phablets are probably one of Samsung's worst kept secrets, though we're also hoping to still be surprised when the Korean OEM unveils the two next month. Presuming, the rumored dates are correct, of course. These latest set of leaked photos show the two in full view and they are looking just as we expected them to. Which is to say, a larger version of the Galaxy S6 edge and an S Pen wielding version of the Galaxy S6.

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Galaxy Note 5 might have microSD card slot after all

Galaxy Note 5 might have microSD card slot after all

It seems that Samsung might have finally heard users' prayers. At least for now. And at least based on an unverified, and probably unintentional, data source. The User Agent Profile of a major US carrier's website has seemingly spilled the beans on the specs of the upcoming Galaxy Note 5 as well as the Galaxy S6 edge Plus. And while it mostly confirms what we've been hearing about these two to no end, it adds one juicy tidbit that everyone wants to hear: a microSD card slot.

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Galaxy Note 5 release date, specs, 4GB RAM, curved backside

Galaxy Note 5 release date, specs, 4GB RAM, curved backside

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will be curved, but not in the place you'd expect. The Galaxy Note 5 be launched alongside the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus - a device with a curved front display, likely at an event this August. Instead of having a curved display itself, the Galaxy Note 5 will have a curved backside, perfect for the edges of your palm. In this way the device will seem thinner than before while it maintains a metal frame and innards to stay tough.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2: smaller, thinner, almost the same

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2: smaller, thinner, almost the same

After a brief period of leaks and rumors, Samsung has finally made official the Galaxy Tab S2. The second in its rather new Galaxy Tab S line, these new Android slabs boast of the same things that made the first one noteworthy, specifically the slim profiles and high quality display. Somewhat strangely, though Samsung has further slimmed down the Galaxy Tab S2 to be more handy, it has seemingly also reduced the pixel resolution, which might disappoint a few of the fans of the first generation.

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Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge Plus certified in US, Singapore

Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge Plus certified in US, Singapore

It seems that the ball has truly started rolling for Samsung. Although the exact dates of the announcement is still all but a rumor, the manufacturer is dotting it's i's and crossing its t's in preparation for the imminent arrival of the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 edge Plus. Proof of that comes in the appearance of the two smartphones in certification agencies not only in the US but also in Singapore, heralding the two phablets and confirming their availability on some carrier's catalogues.

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Apple and Samsung said eyeing e-SIM for easier carrier switching

Apple and Samsung said eyeing e-SIM for easier carrier switching

Apple and Samsung plan to use embedded SIM cards in their upcoming smartphones, the GSMA claims, potentially allowing owners to switch between carriers more easily. Rather than expect smartphones users to switch SIM - the identity card currently provided by each network - when they want to change operator, the so-called e-SIM would be reprogrammable. Apple has already used the technology in its LTE-equipped iPads, though only with a limited number of carriers, but according to the latest reports some of the biggest names in telecoms are about to get onboard.

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