Tag Archive: samsung galaxy s5

Nov 03

Know your Tablet and who it is for!!

galazy-tab-sKnow your tablet and who it is for! All Tablets are similar but not equal.

When it’s about gifting children a piece of technology, parents become insecure. For young ones, phones seem to be a distraction and laptops are just too much for them all at once. So the mixture of a phone, iPod and a laptop speed processor gave us the tablet. Most of the companies call it a tab or tablet where as apple keeping its cool seems to enjoy using the name iPad for its version of the tablet. Multiple choices are available today in the market for buyers. Almost every company that has advanceIpadd in the technology of displays has at some point introduced a tablet but success has not favored all.

The major stake holders of the market seem to be Apple and Samsung whereas the rest share part of the market. A person who wants to buy the latest tablet must know a few things about a tab and must compare these aspects with others he has as an option. The screen resolution, the density of pixels, the screen size, the weight as well as most importantly the processing speed. Newer tabs not only connect to Wi-Fi but also to LTE networks at a little extra fee.

Tsurface pro 3he new Apple products like the Apple iPad mini 3 as well as the Apple iPad Air 2 already have a lot of consumers waiting to get their hands on them because of the massive Apple following. However, great competitors like Samsung have introduced multiple devices; proper tablets and phone/tablets that can work as a phone too are all out in the market. Samsung has also introduced the Note series, Note 1, 2 and 3 that have a great processing speed and can perform the tasks of both a tablet as well as a phone. Other companies like Toshiba, Ainol, Google, Xtouch, Acer and windows tablets all are somewhat on the same level and improvements take place every now and then.

 

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Sep 25

Apple IOS 8 Bugs Again

Apple-PrombemsApple IOS 8 Bugs Again on IPhone 6 – many report Problems with the New IPhone 6

 

First we hear about IPhone 6+ that bends in your pocket (#BANDGATE) and now IOS 8 major bugs.

Users have reported that there phone looses service at random which Apple believes that it is a software issue. If you remember IPhone 4 had similar problem with service bars disappearing when holding your phone, Apple solution offer free bumpers that no one really used. This time might be different or maybe not. So far Apple has released IOS 8.0.1 updated to address the issue but we have learned that even IOS 8.0.1 needs a bug update  to IOS 8.0.2 that is scheduled for early next week.

Last time Apple had design flaw with IPhone 4, no one was discouraged from buying IPhone because Apple dint have much competition. This time however Apple has  lots of competition especial Samsung that has lots of similar phones with similar sizes.

iphone-6-plusAfter closer look at IPhone 6 it looks that hardware wise Samsung Galaxy S5 is better choise and maybe even better that Galaxy. However it is more important  how the operating system works with the Hardware.

Full IPhone 6 and IPhone 6 Plus review coming soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Aug 14

Samsung Galaxy Alpha is IPhone 6 Worst Nightmare

 Samsung-Galaxy_AlphaSamsung Galaxy Alpha might be IPhone 6 Worst Nightmare, or even Iphone 6 Destroyer.

Samsung has announced its all New high-quality metal frame, luxury look and feel Galaxy Alpha Smartphone. If we dint know any better Samsung is going after the soon to be announced Apple IPhone 6 4.7” Screen Size phone. From the rumors we have heard Alpha phone will look a lot like IPhone 6 4.7-inch version.

The Galaxy Alpha has metal Frame just like IPhone 5S and IPhone 6, Slimmer design just like the new IPhone 6 will have, No Micro SD slot just like IPhone 6. Same screen Size of 4.7 inch just like the IPhone 6.

Depending on which rumors you hear first, someone is trying to copy someone. Unfortunately  for Apple, Samsung got here first  and that is what matters.

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On September 6 Consumers will be able to see what Apple IPhone 6 has to offer and determine if they want to wait for IPhone 6 or get something similar right now.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a step down comparing to Galaxy S5 but at the same time it mimics IPhone 5s and possibly IPhone 6 in a way. This gets us thinking. If Apple does not deliver something innovative this year, Galaxy S5 will be the Flagship Smartphone of the year.

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Does the New Galaxy Alpha tells us that Samsung will start making metal frames on the next generation phones? Most likely !!

 

Samsung Galaxy Alpha specifications

Network:             LTE Cat.6 (300/50Mbps)

Display:                4.7″ HD Super AMOLED (1280 x 720)

Processor:           Octa Core (Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.3GHz)

OS:                         Android 4.4.4 (KitKat)

Camera:               12MP (rear) + 2.1MP (front)

Video:                  UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps

Additional Features:      Ultra Power Saving Mode, Download Booster, Quick Connect, Private Mode

Connectivity:     WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO(2×2), Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE / ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC

Sensor:                 Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor ,Gesture Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, HR Sensor

RAM:     2GB

Internal Memory:            32GB, No micro SD Slot

Dimension:        132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm, 115g

Battery:                1,860 mAh

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Jul 01

USB 3.0 Slow? How to Spot Fake USB 3.0 Cable

USB 3.0 Slow? How to Spot Fake USB 3.0 Cable

You have heard of fake apple accessories such us fake IPhone cable, charger sand headphones. Some of the fake cables are so well made that it is hard to tell apart.  But have you recently bought a USB 3.0 Cable.

USB 3.0 is fairly new to most people but it has been around for over six years now, its just that now more and more computers and devices starting to use the technology. USB 3.0 is in a way a USB 2.0 except it supports super speeds up to 10X faster that a USB 2.0. The USB 3.0 makes transferring files  a lot faster, especially between a USB 3.0 Flash Drive like PNY Turbo 64GB USB 3.0 drive (P-FD64GTBOP-GE) and a Galaxy S5 which also supports USB 3.0

Recently I bought few USB 3.0 Cables from eBay and I mostly used it as a Charging cable but one day I wanted to transfer photos of my Galaxy S5 and to my surprise it was taking forever. I did transfer photos off the phone before with the original Samsung USB cable but as far as I could remember it was pretty fast, and now extremely slow.

Same day one of the cable broke and I was trying to fix it and I saw that there were only 4 cables connected and not 9 like it supposed to be. Now I knew that the eBay seller sold me a fake USB 3.0 Cable. The cable looks like a USB 3.0 which is indicated by the Blue connector but in fact it was just standard USB 2.0 Cable.

Allot of companies have large stocks of USB 2.0 Cable but there is no more demand for it. In order to minimize their loses they started to replace the ends so that they look like USB 3.0 and adding them to existing 4 wire cables just so that they can unload their inventory. Luck for us there is now a way to tell if you have purchased a fake USB 3.0 Cable, Take a look in the Video.

For next time make sure you buy your cable from a good source.

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Mar 25

New Samsung Galaxy S5 Available Now

Samsung Galaxy S5 Official

Samsung Galaxy S5

Cellular Carriers Are Taking Pre-Orders for Samsung Galaxy S5 and will start shipping on April 8 2014 Available Now

If you are like me than you have already Pre-Ordered your phone and just waiting for it to show up in the mail. If you have not than you can Pre-Order from your Carrier or from Samsung.com

 

 

Samsung Galaxy S5 Price Tag: $649.99 and 2-Year Contract $199.99

Available in Charcoal Black and White

One thing that we have not seen yet is Samsung Galaxy S5 32GB or even 64GB phones. It appears that at the moment only the 16GB version will be available and time will tell if Samsung will release a 32Gb or 64GB Phones. I personally don’t think that Samsung will be introducing any bigger phones just because Galaxy S5 Supports up to 128GB MicroSD if external memory so do you really need more than 16Gb of internal memory when all your Music, Photos and Videos are stored on external memory card.

There is a chance that Samsung will be releasing their 32GB version sometime later this year, perhaps just in time for Christmas. Previous specs indicated that 16/32GB will be available but as far as we know Samsung will not be releasing it at this time

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Feb 24

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specs & Features – Available worldwide on April 11 2014

 

Samsung Galaxy S5 Official

Samsung Galaxy S5 Official

Samsung has announced that the Galaxy S5 Phone  will be available for purchase on April 11 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Features

  • Download Booster Double the download by using LTE + WIfi
  • Water & dust resistant
  • Hart Beat Sensor for Fitness
  • Finger Print Scanner To make secure payments
  • Private Mode
  • Kids Mode
  • Home button
  • 5.1in Full HD screen
  • 12 hours of video playback
  • 3840×2160 Resolution (UHD)
  • 16GB and 32GB options
  • 10GB of usable internal storage on a 16GB Device

s5_waterSamsung Galaxy S5 specs

  • Dimensions: 142mm x 72.5 x 8.1mm
  • Weight: 145g
  • Processor: 2.5GHz quad-core application processor
  • Operating system: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Display: 5.1-inch FHD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080)
  • Memory: 16/32GB microSD slot up to 128GB
  • Camera: 16 megapixels (rear), 2 megapixels (front)
  • Battery: Removable 2800mAh
  • Standby time: 390hrs, talk time: 21hrs
  • Wi-fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO(2×2)
  • Other features: NFC, IP67, Dust and water Resistant, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light, Gesture(IR), Finger Scanner, Heart-rate sensor

FULL SPECIFICATIONS OF GALAXY S5

TYPE

Galaxy S

Form Factor

Bar (Candybar)

Color

Charcoal Black

OS

Android™ KitKat 4.4.2

CPU TYPE

2.5GHz Quad-Core

Display

1920 x 1080 Pixel, 432 ppi

5.1” Full HD Super AMOLED™

Size & Weight

5.11 Ounces

5.59″ x 2.85″ x 0.315″

Camera

2 Megapixel (FRONT)

16 Megapixel(REAR)

4x Digital zoom

FEATURES

Auto Focus; Dual-Camera; Dual-Recording; Geo-Tagging; HD Playback: Full HD(1080p); HD Recording: Full Ultra HD(2160p); LED Flash; Online Image Uploading; Photo Editing; Sharing Capabilities: AT&T Locker, Bluetooth®, Buddy Photo Share, ChatOn, Email, Flipboard, Gmail™, Google+™, Group Play, Messaging, NFC, Picasa™, S Beam™, S Memo, Samsung Link, Share Shot, Wi-Fi Direct™; Shot Modes: Auto, Beauty Face, Shot and more, Panorama, Virtual Tour, Dual Camera, Download; Slow Motion Recording; TV/Video-Out: HDMI, Samsung Link, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi®; Video; Video Editing; Zero Shutter Lag

Battery

3G: Up to 480hrs (20 Days) STANDBY

4G: Up to 480hrs (20 Days) STANDBY

Up to 29 Hours TALK TIME

3.85 Volt, Lithium Ion, 2800 mAh

Up to 77 Hours MUSIC PLAY

Up to 14 Hours VIDEO PLAY

3G: Up to 11 Hours; 4G: Up to 12 Hours; Wi-Fi: Up to 13 Hours INTERNET USE

Memory

2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM  INTERNAL MEMORY

Up to 128GB SDHC/SHD SD CARD

Network

LTE: Bands 1/2/3/4/5/7/17; HSPA+/UMTS: 850/1900/2100MHz; GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz;

 

Audio Format Support

Audio Streaming; Compatible Music Files: 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF; MP3/MP4/Music Tones; Music Player; Ringtones, Polyphonic: 64-note poly

Video

Compatible Video Files: 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, TS, WEBM, WMV; Video Player; Video Streaming

Fun and Entertainment

Downloadable Content; IR Remote Control; S Translator; S Voice™; Samsung Widget Gallery; Wallpapers, Animated; WatchON™

Business & Office

Enterprise-Ready; Corporate E-mail/Calendar/Contacts; Microsoft® Office-compatible; Mobile Device Management; OCR/Business Card/Photo Scanner; On-Device Encryption (ODE); SAFE™; SAFE with KNOX; Virtual Private Network

Messaging Options

Email; Picture Messaging; Text Messaging; Video Messaging

Calling Functions

Airline Mode; Call Block; Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC): M3; Multitasking; Picture Caller ID; Speakerphone; Speech-to-Text; Text-to-Speech; TTY; Voicemail; Voice Recognition

Sensor Type

Accelerometer; Barometer; Geomagnetic; Gyro; RGB Light; Finger Scanner; Heart Rate Monitor

 

GALAXY S5 FEATURES

Bluetooth® Profiles: A2DP, AVRCP, DI, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SAP; NFC; Wi-Fi® Hotspot: 10

WI-FI

USB 3.0

Bluetooth® 4.0

GPS NAVIGATION

PREMIUM CAMERA

NFC

NOISE CANCELLATION

Accelerometer; Air Gestures™; Air View™; Barometer; Geomagnetic; Gyro; Proximity; RGB Light; Samsung Traditional UI; Smart Gestures; Smart Pause™; Smart Scroll™; Smart Unlock; TouchWiz®; Finger Scanner; Heart Rate Monitor; Widgets

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Feb 24

Update : Available April 11 Samsung Galaxy S5 Leaks Just Hours Before Official “Unpacked5” MWC 2014

 

Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung  Galaxy S5. Available to the public on April 11 2014

What looks at this point is that Galaxy S5 will be just a little smaller them Galaxy Note 3. So that’s how they going to fit all those pixels.

Some specs/features that have been confirmed.

Download Booster Double the download by using LTE + WIfi

Water 7 dust resistant

Hart Beat Sensor for Fitness

Finger Print Scanner To make secure payments

Private Mode

Kids Mode

Home button

3840×2160 Resolution (UHD)

I am sure there a Allot more to come soon as Samsung finally releases all the info

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