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Samsung KNOX flaw leaves Galaxy S 4 compromised say researchers

Samsung KNOX flaw leaves Galaxy S 4 compromised say researchers

Samsung's KNOX security system on the Galaxy S 4 has a significant security hole that could allow data believed secure to be intercepted, including messages, browser use, and files transferred, researchers claim, though the South Korean company denies the seriousness of the supposed flaw. KNOX, which Samsung launched at Mobile World Congress earlier this year, is the company's attempt to take on BlackBerry in the enterprise, creating secure partitions on the phone for business and personal use. However, researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev claim to have discovered a flaw in KNOX that allows data to be easily intercepted, despite supposedly being protected by the system.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 specifications converge: here’s what’s possible

Samsung Galaxy S5 specifications converge: here’s what’s possible

While the release of a Samsung Galaxy S5 wouldn't seem to be all that near - surprise - rumor would have it that the company is planning an outing party much earlier in the year than in past generations. What we're to understand about this device thus far comes from a variety of sources - 3rd party and in some cases straight from Samsung - leading us to believe that this will be a revolutionary device far more of a step up than the Galaxy S4 was over the Galaxy S III. This all begins with a "2K display" up front.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 Mini Review

Samsung GALAXY S 4 Mini Review

The world of Samsung smartphones runs the gamut from one size to another. Want a phone that doubles as a small tablet? There's a Galaxy for that. Not everyone finds phablet-sized smartphones of adequate size for a tablet, however, and so they opt for a larger dedicated tablet and, conversely, a smaller smartphone to complement it. Others simply want a small easy-to-hold-and-pocket offering. Regardless of your reasons for leaning towards the diminutive end of the spectrum, Samsung aims to have your back, rolling out the svelte GALAXY S 4 Mini -- a miniature version of its popular handset by the same name. How does the smartphone hold up to its larger brethren? Read our full SlashGear review to find out.

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Samsung Galaxy S 5 to headline ISOCELL camera quality boosts

Samsung Galaxy S 5 to headline ISOCELL camera quality boosts

This month a couple of big changes in the way Samsung operates are set to have direct influences on how the Samsung Galaxy S 5 will be delivered. Just this November an analyst day event showed off the next big thing for Samsung's line of smartphones in a sensor that'll be placed in at least one headline device - undoubtedly the Samsung Galaxy S5 (or S 5 if you prefer). This unit is a 16-megapixel ISOCELL Sensor with 1.12um pixels and rolls out with wide dynamic range and auto-focus as well.

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iPhone 5s beats Galaxy S4 as duo dominates worldwide sales

iPhone 5s beats Galaxy S4 as duo dominates worldwide sales

This week a report has been struck by the folks at Counterpoint Research that suggests that it's Samsung and Apple ahead in the sales of smartphones worldwide by a mile throughout the month of October. Their research shows models sold throughout the world, so to speak, surveying 33 countries throughout it, including China where they suggest a boom has occurred this late 2013. Oddly enough it would appear that both the Nokia 105 and the Nokia Asha 501 are up in the ranks as well, taking on the 8th and 10th spot in sales respectively.

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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus Review

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus Review

In the Samsung ATIV Book series, the company comes to a point in their history with notebooks that they're ready to go to battle with the highest-quality units in the industry. In the ATIV Book 9 Plus with 13.3-inch LED QHD+ (3200 x 1800 pixel) touchscreen display and Intel Core processor under the hood, there's scarcely a Windows 8 laptop on the market that we can recommend against it. Not one constructed of pure aluminum, at least.

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Samsung Galaxy S III and S4 KitKat software update dates leak

Samsung Galaxy S III and S4 KitKat software update dates leak

This week there's word on the expected range of dates for the Android 4.4 KitKat software update for the current and second-most recent set of Samsung Galaxy smartphones, including the Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy Notes. This tip suggests that models GT-I9500, SM-N900, GT-I9300, and SM-N7100 will all be updated to Android 4.4 KitKat inside of 2014, with the newest set of devices seeing this update inside of January.

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom arrives aside last year’s Camera

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom arrives aside last year’s Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is arriving on the 8th of November at AT&T, joining the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Camera from 2012 with 4G LTE. This device takes many of the newest Samsung Galaxy S 4 features and shrinks them down to a handheld size with a massive camera at its back, ready to take on the Samsung Galaxy Camera in a shoot-out for your pocket. Each has its own positive qualities - and they're definitely not completely evenly matched.

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HTC One KitKat update schedule solidified

HTC One KitKat update schedule solidified

This morning the folks at HTC have confirmed their intentions with the HTC One, HTC One Max, and HTC One mini for updating software builds to Android 4.4 KitKat. With the United States and the likes of Europe, the Middle Ease, and Africa, HTC will be working with carriers to update to KitKat starting - just starting - at the end of January. The Google Play edition will begin updating a whole lot sooner.

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