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LG accuses Samsung of infringing on eye-tracking patent on GALAXY S 4

LG accuses Samsung of infringing on eye-tracking patent on GALAXY S 4

The tango between Samsung and LG is starting back up again. LG is accusing Samsung of infringing on one of its eye-tracking patents. Specifically, the dispute deals with Samsung's "Smart Pause" on the GALAXY S 4 and "Smart Video" on the Optimus G Pro, both of which automatically pause video when your eyes stray away from the screen.

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SlashGear 101: The Samsung Exynos 5 Octa Processor

SlashGear 101: The Samsung Exynos 5 Octa Processor

When you're getting to know the 8 CPU cores of the Samsung Exynos 5 Octa SoC, you'll first want to understand that they absolutely do not work the same way as multi-core mobile processors have in the past. While the Exynos 5 Octa does have 8 CPU cores, they're never being used all at once. Instead you've got 2 distinct pairs of 4 CPU cores, four of them "big", the other four "LITTLE". The Exynos 5 Octa SoC works with what's called big.LITTLE architecture, this term coming from the British processor company ARM.

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Galaxy Note III screen size inadvertently outed by Samsung accessory

Galaxy Note III screen size inadvertently outed by Samsung accessory

It would appear that right on top of the launch of the GALAXY S 4, an accessory detail, of all things, may have outed the prospective screen size for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note III. With the launch of the Samsung GALAXY S 4 we've seen Samsung's willingness to stick with the nature-themed hardware body of their device lineup. With the Samsung Game Pad detail list released today, we're to understand that the screen size for the Galaxy Note III may very well be a monstrous 6.3-inches.

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Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 600 for Samsung GALAXY S 4

Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 600 for Samsung GALAXY S 4

Though the details were a bit less than solid in the official Samsung releases over the past 24 hours, today Qualcomm has confirmed that the GALAXY S 4 will indeed be carrying the all-powerful Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor onboard. This processor is the same motor that runs the HTC One and the LG Optimus G Pro, devices you may have seen SlashGear work with before. This detail adds to the ever-growing list of specifications that the GALAXY S 4 has the same as one of its biggest competitors in the HTC One, and should prove to create an interesting set of benchmarks for comparisons between the two.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 unveiling video out now: watch Broadway madness in full!

Samsung GALAXY S 4 unveiling video out now: watch Broadway madness in full!

This week the Samsung GALAXY S 4 was revealed in New York City at the legendary Radio City Music Hall with a barrage of Broadway stars playing roles to show the life-friendly features of the new device. If you're all about the Broadway-way of presenting a story, this epic set of oddities will be right up your alley - Fosse style go! Of course, on the other hand, if you've been to or watched the majority of the press event keynotes from mobile market presenters over the past couple of years and love the Apple way of doing things (rather simple), you'll find yourself baffled by the intensity.

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HTC declares war on Samsung: GALAXY S 4 is “more of the same”

HTC declares war on Samsung: GALAXY S 4 is “more of the same”

This week the Samsung release of the GALAXY S 4 saw HTC summoning up their best set of retaliation words to go into direct battle with the hero phone, saying the HTC One should, by all means, eat its competition's lunch. A comment has come through today from no less than HTC's chief marketing officer Benjamin Ho regarding the GALAXY S 4, the HTC One, and consumer's decision between the two. It should be clear at this point that HTC isn't afraid to claim their 2013 hero is ready to beat down even the loftiest of releases - Broadway dances and singing and all.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 coming to the UK April 26 on EE

Samsung GALAXY S 4 coming to the UK April 26 on EE

While we have yet to hear an official release date from any of the US carriers about the Samsung GALAXY S 4, the UK is getting on the ball. British carrier EE -- UK's only LTE carrier -- has announced that they'll be offering the GALAXY S 4 starting on April 26, with pre-orders beginning March 28.

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Belkin and OtterBox announce Samsung GALAXY S 4 cases

Belkin and OtterBox announce Samsung GALAXY S 4 cases

I'm sure we'll see our fair share of cases for the new Samsung GALAXY S 4 release over the next few weeks and months, but Belkin and OtterBox have come right out of the gate to announce that they'll be offering cases for the new phone when it arrives in late April. Belkin has already released photos of their new cases, while OtterBox is keeping it a mystery for the time being.

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Samsung included SwiftKey predictive keyboard in Galaxy S IV

Samsung included SwiftKey predictive keyboard in Galaxy S IV

Rumor had it that Samsung had integrated SwiftKey into its newly launched Galaxy S IV flagship handset, but nothing was confirmed. Now word has come from SwiftKey's co-founder in an emailed statement to Forbes stating that Samsung has, indeed, utilized the predictive keyboard, adding onto the myriad of other features offered by the smartphone.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 vs GALAXY S III

Samsung GALAXY S 4 vs GALAXY S III

The Samsung GALAXY S 4 is official, and now that we got our hands on the new device, it's time to see how it compares to Samsung's previous Galaxy S handset, the Galaxy S III. Obviously the GALAXY S 4 is an improvement over its predecessor in almost every way, but what exactly has changed here? Let's take a look.

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SlashGear 101: The Samsung GALAXY S 4

SlashGear 101: The Samsung GALAXY S 4

With the Samsung GALAXY S 4 the company has focused on four key areas that they've found are most important for everyday life fulfillment, the first being Enjoyment. Creating and nurturing relationships is the second, Everyday Convenience is the third, and the fourth and final pillar is Health and Wellness. With this release, Samsung isn't just creating a smartphone that you'll integrate into your life, they're creating a conduit through which you'll be living your life in a more pleasant, healthy, and convenient way.

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Samsung details Knox and HomeSync sharing system

Samsung details Knox and HomeSync sharing system

We're here live at Samsung's GALAXY S 4 unveil event in New York City, and the company has unveiled a new feature called HomeSync, which is essentially a home-based cloud storage solution for you and your family. Up to eight family members (or just general users) can push content to a storage box at home, and phones pair with it using NFC. Samsung also unveiled Knox, which is a new feature that keeps your personal life and work life separate on the GALAXY S 4.

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