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Samsung Galaxy S4 Loses Half of its Resale Value since April Release

cooper_searchA new report from gadget recycling comparison site CompareMyMobile, shows that Samsung’s Galaxy S4 has lost almost half of its trade-in value since its release. The device has seen a value drop of 176 GBP, from 406 GBP to 230 GBP, since April this year.

The Android Tech Trade-in Report shows that this leaves the smartphone second in the list of Android devices which lost the most value throughout 2013.

Samsung Galaxy S5 to feature metallic unibody, report says

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Rumors continue to heat up for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 successor, presumed to be called the Galaxy S5. The last few weeks have given way to multiple reports about potential design features for the flagship device. One such rumor was that the Galaxy S5 would be offered in two versions, a premium metal model and a traditional classic form factor.

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored with two versions; may arrive in Q1 2014

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The flagship smartphone may be offered in two versions: high-end metal case with flexible display and traditional plastic

The Samsung Galaxy S5 could arrive in February or March 2014 and may feature some seriously next-level specifications. In fact, both models will. Yes, the Galaxy S5 is now rumored to be coming in two formats; top-tier, and mid-range.

A Samsung Galaxy S5 concept we could get behind

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Samsung’s next-generation of Galaxy S smartphones is likely but a few months off so that means it’s time to open up the floodgates. We’ve already heard details, rumors, and leaks pertaining to the sure-fire hit device; plenty of uncertainty and conjecture surrounds the phone.

Today sees us learning of a conceptual render of the Galaxy S5 from a guy (Raphael) who put together a 3D video of what could constitute the upcoming flagship. Is some of it rather ? Maybe. Far-fetched and totally out the realm of possibility? Probably not.

KAZAM announces their first smartphones

kazamKAZAM has finally lifted the veil off their first two lines of smartphones. In total, seven different models will be available across Europe “over the coming days and weeks”. The roll out will be staggered on a regional basis.

The new OEM established themselves as a company earlier this year with the idea to shake things up. Not only promising to make quality products, the OEM wants to offer more than it’s competition. Each handset will come with a one year screen replacement warranty. If the user drops their phone within the first year, KAZAM will replace the screen once for free.

Samsung Improving Wireless Charging for 2014?

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We all know that wireless charging is the future when it comes to mobile innovations and now Samsung is working on improving wireless charging in the coming year. We all know that the number one annoyance of wireless charging is having to place our device perfectly on the charging pad and Samsung is working Samsung Wireless charging solutionson fixing this. Of course wireless charging is a seemingly lazy way to keep your battery full and Samsung will make this even easier.

New Sony phones could complete a wireless charge in an hour

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Wireless charging isn’t really anything too terribly cutting edge. Qi Adapters have been around for a year or two, and are available for a plethora of devices. Now, however, Sony is aiming to make wireless charging faster - much faster. As in, about an hour for a full charge.

The top 10 highest rated Android phones

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Are you in the market for a new Android smartphone? That’s terrific news! Thanks to so many device options and some truly great manufacturers you’ll be hard-pressed to make a bad decision. The flip side of that coin is that you could get locked up with decision paralysis. Which is the best phone? Why don’t you ask the experts?

We’ve put together a handy little database that ranks Android smartphones based on overall ratings. Powered by our friends at FindTheBest, this interactive guy is always current and relevant. It doesn’t matter when you pull this page up, it’s going to list the top 10 highest rated Android phones on the market.

Zenex Wireless Speaker for Mobile Devices ZN-SP5986 Review

Zenex has an appropriate tag line “on the move” with products that truly are mobile. We received a wireless speaker without knowing where exactly it came from and decided it was worth a review. The wireless speaker system is a very simple device that it about the height and width of a phone and about 2-3 times as deep. This being said it is very easily taken with you on the go. See the video below for a full video review of the Zenex Wireless speaker as well as how it actually works.

HTC introduces trade-in program for the HTC One

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HTC yesterday introduced their most impressive device to date, the HTC One. As an old HTC fan, I will say that I am impressed by the handset am looking forward to how the One performs.

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