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Samsung Touchwiz renamed in new Galaxy Beta Programme update

Android skins are one of the most polarising subjects in the geek world, and Samsung’s Touchwiz receives most of the love and hate in equal amounts. Once the do it all approach of weird gestures and strange features, it has become much tamer in later editions. Now, it …

An Ode to Touchwiz…Surprisingly!

Regular readers of our website will probably read about my latest #firstworldproblem… the search for a (cheap) 10inch Android Tablet. After my #EpicFail with the unbranded variety. I scoured eBay for something else. In the end, I settled on an Xperia Z2 Tablet (not bad for £149). It reminded …

Samsung Unpacks the Note 7

At a glitzy event today Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at its Unpacked event. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 we will see in the UK will have a Samsung Exynos octa-core chipset, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage which will be expandable via MicroSD. The screen on the …

Samsung Galaxy S5 launch event schedule revealed

Need I say more really? Eldar Murtazin has a long history of correctly predicting these things, and indeed his information on the Samsung Galaxy S4 launch last year was spot on. According to information revealed in his latest tweet, we can expect the all-new Samsung Galaxy S5 to …

Galaxy Tab 3 Lite announced

It’s January, so you might be on a diet. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 has been on one too, with a slimmer and more portable “Lite” 7″ version soon to be available in black or white. Powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz CPU it’s got a 3600mAh bettery and …

Samsung Galaxy Note II Review

I’ve often listened with interest as our own James Pearce waxes lyrical on the Coolsmartphone Podcast about the wonders of having a handset with a large screen.  James has often sung the praises of his own Galaxy Note brushing aside all ridicule.  Personally I had my doubts, I …

Samsung Galaxy Note II to be launched in UK on 1st October

After the unexpected runaway success of the much vaunted Samsung Galaxy Note comes the Galaxy Note II. It has now been confirmed by Samsung that the new handset, a cross between a phone and a tablet, will be launched in the UK on 1st October and will be …

Galaxy mini 2 and Galaxy Ace 2 made official

It looks like that earlier leaked info has now become clearer, with Samsung adding details of the Galaxy Ace 2 (above) and Galaxy mini 2 (below) online.  Powered by Android 2.3, the Ace 2 should arrive here in April and the mini 2 probably at around the same …