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Aside from its iPhone-inspired design, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a powerhouse of a smartphone. Featuring a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD display, an octa-core processor (Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.3GHz), 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, a 12.0-megapixel rear camera, 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, and a fingerprint sensor, all running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more information.

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Thirteen-year-old Ariel Tolfree from Texas was awoken by the smell of something burning, and it turned out to be her Samsung Galaxy S4 after it slipped beneath her pillow. Thomas, her dad, says, "The whole phone melted. The plastic, the glass. You can't even really tell that it was a phone." Fortunately, Samsung is replacing her bed, including the sheets. For those who can't view the video above, continue reading to see more images of the aftermath.

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First unveiled at CES 2014, Samsung's curved 105" Ultra HD television is currently the largest ever made with a 'cinema' widescreen ratio and priced accordingly, at an eye-watering $120,000 USD. Other high-tech features include Voice Command, which lets you talk to the TV to search what's on or to perform basic commands such as 'last channel,' 'record' or 'turn off', and 'four screen' mode for splitting the display into four, each capable of showing a different TV channel. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Samsung's UN85S9 85" 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV is apparently a very popular item, despite its $39,997.99 price tag (only 2 left in stock at the time of this posting). It may look normal from a distance, but users are able to talk to this TV in more natural ways such as asking, "What action movies are on", or you can perform all the basic commands such as "record", "last channel" and "turn on". You can also use hand gestures to browse the new intuitive Smart Hub, a central, easy-to-navigate hub of all your favorite content. Product page. Continue reading for a video unboxing and more information.

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Samsung's NX2000 Smart Camera is currently being offered for only $314.91 shipped, today only, originally priced at $649.99. This camera features a 20.3-megapixel sensor along with a 3.7-inch touchscreen display for clearly viewing and editing your photos. Wi-Fi capabilities allow you to upload videos to Facebook or YouTube or stream them to other devices. Product page. Continue reading for a video and more information.

Notable features:
  • 20.3MP CMOS Sensor.

  • SMART features - Social Media Upload, E-mail, Direct Link, Mobile Link, PC Auto-backup, Remote Viewfinder, All share, Cloud Service.

  • Hybrid Autofocus System.


[via Amazon]

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You've probably seen at least a few hundred of these "smash my.." type videos, where internet users destroy popular gadgets in hopes of temporary fame. Well, this guy decided to try the stunt with a Samsung Galaxy S5, and let's just say that the smartphone didn't give in to the beating without a fight. Continue reading to see why the video has already received over 655,000+ views and counting - make sure you watch until the end.

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After much rumors and speculation, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is finally here, unveiled today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Boasting a zippy quad-core 2.5-GHz Snapdragon 805 processor, 2GB of RAM, Android 4.4 KitKat, a 5.1-inch AMOLED display, 16-megapixel camera, and a fingerprint scanner. Continue reading for a video, hands-on pictures and more information.

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Yes, South Korea plans to have 5G data connections in place with speeds 1,000 times faster than existing 4G speeds by 2020. An 800MB movie would take a mere second to download. Dvice says "if we extrapolate that speed claim, entire Blu-rays would only take 5.12 seconds (4GB) to 15.36 seconds (12GB) to download. Even large files such as PS4 games would only require 25.6 seconds (20GB) to 38.4 seconds (30GB) to download." Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Apple has always been known to keep future models a secret, but Samsung's executive vice president loves to tease. Lee Young Hee announced at CES 2014 in Las Vegas that the company is looking to release its next flagship phone, the Galaxy s5, between March and April, 2014. It will feature iris recognition technology as well as a biometric fingerprint scanner. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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At £100,000 ($165,000 USD), Samsung's new 110-inch UHD TV is now the world's largest, packing four times as many pixels per inch as current high-definition sets. The company said that it has received ten orders from the Middle East already, though Chinese buyers are expected to snap up the largest portion of the sets. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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