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Samsung Apps Store revamped and renamed as Samsung Galaxy Apps

Samsung smartphone and tablet owners are familiar with the default app known as Samsung Apps. This is Samsung’s own little app store which provides access to Samsung mobile apps as well as other selected Android apps which are also available from Google Play. Hoping to attract Galaxy device owners, Samsung revamped the said Samsung Apps store and decided to christen it with a new name, Samsung Galaxy Apps.

Sony unveils its own smartphone for selfies, Xperia C3

Although a bit delayed in its offering, Sony Mobile didn’t mind and went ahead in introducing its latest smartphone offering, the Xperia C3. Dubbed as the new smartphone for selfies, the Xperia C3 boasts of a 5MP wide-angle front camera enhanced by Superior Auto mode and soft LED flash. In addition, you’ll also be able to add some flare to your self-portrait using the AR effect on the front camera as well as the phone’s portrait retouch feature that you can use to style close-ups in real-time. You can further enhance your photo using 10 different Deco frames. Aside from photos, the Xperia C3 is also good for video calls, especially since it has 5.5-inch HD display.

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini gets the official treatment

Just as we expected, Samsung has officially announced the smaller version of its flagship smartphone,, the Galaxy S5 Mini. True to what many have speculated, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini sports most of the features and specs of its big brother, the Galaxy S5. As such, said smartphone has waterproof certification, the very useful power saving mode, the not-so-perfect fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor and of course support for Samsung smart wearable devices.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport becomes exclusively available with Sprint

Sprint and Samsung today have announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport starting July 25. Yes, it’s another variant of dear old Samsung’s current flagship smartphone. And yes again, it’s aimed at promoting health and fitness among smartphone users. Similar to the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active which was released by AT&T, the Galaxy S5 Sport is also IP67 certified for water and dust resistance. It can withstand water submersion of up to 1 meter for 30 minutes.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active becomes exclusively available at AT&T

Talks about the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active have been going around for quite some time now. Hence, we were not surprised when we found out that said device is available now. What surprises us though is the fact that the said device is exclusively available only at AT&T. What’s good about it though is that you can grab one of these ruggedized smartphones at zero down or no annual contract.

LG G3 officially announced, a simple and yet smart phone

LG today has officially announced its latest handset from the G3 series, the LG G3. To be released in various international markets starting June, LG said that the LG G3 is a new, simple and yet smart mobile device. The LG G3 is said to have been a tweaked version of the previously successful LG smartphone, the LG G2.

AT&T announces the Galaxy S4 Mini with HD Voice

AT&T today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini with HD Voice. This is the first handset by AT&T to be enabled with Voice Over LTE. Available starting May 23, 2014 online or from AT&T store location, the Galaxy S4 Mini with HD Voice can be had through zero down and no commitment, or by paying an upfront fee of $14.24 on Next 18 or $18.50 on Next 12. The price of the Galaxy S4 Mini with a two-year agreement is $49.99.

Samsung intros the Galaxy K Zoom, a 20.7MP camera with 10x optical zoom

We’ve previously told you about the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom which was teased to us by Samsung via a post on their Instagram account. Today, Samsung has just made this official and officially introduced the new Galaxy K Zoom. Featuring a 20.7MP BSI CMOS sensor and 10x optical zoom, Samsung brands this digital snapper as the new camera specialized smartphone.

Samsung Gear devices now compatible with 20 Samsung smartphones and tablets

What good is a mobile accessory such as the second-generation Samsung Galaxy Gear devices if it’s only compatible with one Samsung smartphone? Samsung apparently realizes this, as it has now made its second-generation Galaxy Gear devices — namely Samsung Gear 2, Samsung Gear 2 Neo and Samsung Gear Fit — compatible with 20 Samsung mobile more »

Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gear and Galaxy Fit now available in 125 countries

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must know by now that today is the day that the Samsung Galaxy S5 becomes available not only in the U.S. but internationally as well. But to keep it safe, Samsung has posted an announcement to remind all of us, that indeed their latest flagship smartphone will indeed be available in 125 countries.

Nikon COOLPIX S810c announced, another Android-powered camera with 12Mx optical zoom

Nikon today has announced the soon-to-be-released Android-powered digital snapper to be known as the Nikon Coolpix S810c. The Coolpix S810c is actually an upgraded model of the previously released S810. This time, Nikon has given it a bigger screen which measures 3.7-inches and made its body thinner than its predecessor.

Dropbox intros Carousel, a single gallery for all your photos

Dropbox today has introduced its latest product, a single photo gallery called Carousel. Simply put, Dropbox Carousel lets you store and manage your photos and videos. Available now as a mobile app for Android and iOS, Dropbox Carousel organizes photos and videos from your smartphone or tablet’s camera roll as well as the photos in your Dropbox account.