Samsung Galaxy S7: The Six Things You Need to Know

Samsung revealed its new flagship smartphone—the Galaxy S7—today at Mobile World Congress (MWC), and we were lucky enough to get our hands on the device for a short demo. After spending a few minutes testing the device, it became clear that Samsung can still makes a great Android phone. Read More >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review: Not the Next Big Thing, Just a Fantastic Phone

Remember the good old Samsung Galaxy S III? It was a fantastic little trooper, but we’ve come a long way since plastic phones were king. iPhones, Nexii, Motorolas and HTCs have been pushing the limits of style and substance, and now the Galaxy S6 is finally, finally catching up with them. It’s stylish, it’s solid. It’s the whole package. Read More >>

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Has as Much Bloatware as Ever

You know the rumours about how the Galaxy S6 would have dramatically less bloatware? How a bunch of the Samsung apps would be deletable if not completely optional? Yeah, not true: the Galaxy S6 has as much bloatware as ever. Read More >>

The Galaxy S6 Could be (Almost) Free of Annoying Bloatware

Samsung's next big flagship phone, presumably the Galaxy S6, is almost certainly going to be announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in March. And according to new rumours, it's looking more likely than ever that it'll be running something close to stock Android. Be still, my heart. Read More >>

A Galaxy S6 With (Almost) Stock Android Sounds Like a Dream Come True

There are some pretty unsubstantiated and vague rumours that Samsung's new Galaxy S6 won't just have a new Note-inspired hardware design; it'll also have less ugly TouchWiz skinning than ever. Read More >>

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Review: Beautiful, Comfortable, Flawed

Technology obsession can border on the pornographic. Extreme close-ups capture every detail, gush over every curve. People describe soulless bits of plastic and metal as "attractive" and "stunning." (We draw the line at "sexy.") For a premium smartphone to make it in this vain consumer world, it needs to look the part. That's what Samsung's Galaxy Alpha is all about. Read More >>

Check Out Android L in Action on a Samsung Galaxy S5

It's been months since Google first gave us a glimpse of Android L and the Material Design manifesto. But now, the slick-looking operating system is finally getting close to primetime. At least that's how this new video from SamMobile of a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android L makes it seem. Read More >>

Samsung Teases Redesigned TouchWiz UI

Once you get over the plastic casings, Samsung's smartphones have pretty solid hardware. The interface? Not so good -- the TouchWiz UI it lays over the top of Android is bloated and ugly, but that may all change come this month's MWC conference. Read More >>

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Samsung Knows its Mobile Software is “Not as Good” as its Hardware

Samsung's CEO Kwon Oh-hyun has acknowledged what smartphone users have been saying for years, accepting that Samsung's software efforts don't really match up to the leading-edge hardware it produces. Read More >>

Bloat-Free “Google Edition” Samsung Galaxy S4 Planned for Google I/O?

Samsung might be about to make its Galaxy S4 even more appealing to the Android hardcore, with a rumour suggesting a version of the phone running unskinned Android may be one of the announcements to come out of today's Google I/O developer event. Read More >>

Every Major Android Skin Compared

Android 4.0 (a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich) is the prettiest, most intuitive version of Google's mobile OS yet, but hardware manufacturers still insist on dirtying it up. Android skins are inevitable, but who does it best? See for yourself. Read More >>

Oh Good, Another Something-Point-Something Tablet From Samsung

History lesson. First there was the (awful) Froyo-running Galaxy Tab 7. Then came the Honeycomb-running Galaxy Tab 10.1. Then the 8.9, then the 7.0-Plus. Done, right? Wait! How's about a 7.7? Sure, why the hell not! Read More >>

Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus — 3.65″ Screen and 1GHz Upgrade

Samsung's not exactly short of affordable mid-range options on the Android scene, but one of last year's big successes was its Galaxy Ace -- so now there's another one. A slightly better one. Read More >>

Ice Cream Sandwich Leaked for Galaxy S II Complete With TouchWiz

Looks like Samsung's let slip a non-final build of its Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy S II onto the interweb. ICS-craving Galaxy S II owners might be dismayed to see Samsung's not wholly terrible, but worse than stock, TouchWiz skin has survived the 4.0 update. Read More >>