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It’s almost time for CES 2016!

CES 2016
Well hello there friends and neighbors. We are days away from the crazy time of year that is CES. A gathering of tech companies and geeks from around the world in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Your staff from Life On My Mobile will be on hand to check out all the latest and greatest in the tech world, and we will pass that information on to you. We may not be the first to get things posted, but it will get done. For quicker updates, please follow our Twitter account at @LifeOnMyMobile.

Samung Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge Are On The Way

It’s that time of year again for Samsung to bring new devices to market. This year it is the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge with dual-edge display and the Samsung Galaxy S6.

Samsung believes with the Galaxy S6 you will get a smartphone that is reimagined from the inside out to deliver the most complete experience to date. The smartphone features a metal bezel that is a departure from what has notoriously been a plastic device.

Galaxy S6 2

The specs for both devices are identical for the most part. The S6 Edge having the dual edge display, a hair larger dimensions and a slightly larger battery capacity.

  • 5.1” Quad HD Super AMOLED display
  • 1440 x 2560 pixel (577 PPI pixel density)
  • 16 Megapixel camera
  • 0.7 Second activation for faster response
  • Auto real-time HDR
  • 5 Megapixel front-facing camera
  • 120 Degree viewing angle
  • Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
  • 64 bit, Octa-core
  • Galaxy S6 – 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm (5.64 x 2.77 x 0.27 in) and 138g (4.86 oz)
  • Galaxy S6 Edge – 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm (5.59 x 2.76 x 0.27 in) and 132g (4.65 oz)

The Galaxy S6 devices will launch with Android 5.0 (Lollipop). Samsung put a lot of work into delivering two nice devices that are defiantly going to renew some competition between brands. The dual edge display has been referred to as a gimmick by some but if it is something you take advantage of and apps have access to that real estate it is far from a gimmick.

S6 Edge

Look for a hefty price on these devices. They will be available in 32 / 64 / 128GB models in three colors at launch on April 10th. You will have 4 color choices at launch, white, black, gold and green. This is sure to be followed by some carrier exclusive colors.

You can follow this link to Samsung to signup  for additional details as they release.

CES 2015 Is Just Days Away

CES 2015It’s almost that time of the year when all tech geeks travel to Las Vegas and get lost in a sea of technology and people for several days.

CES 2015 officially starts on January 6, 2015 and your team from Life On My Mobile will be on-site to cover all the new technology as it is unveiled. If you want to keep up with what’s happening at CES, make sure you follow @LifeOnMyMobile on Twitter.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Getting Software Update

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I just picked up the 16GB Galaxy S4 a few days ago and was shocked at it only having 9,15GB of storage available and lacking the ability to move apps to the SDCard. It actually had me thinking I was going to return the device.

Today comes good news that Samsung is addressing a list of issues that have cropped up in the S4. With this new update, you will have the ability to move apps from device storage onto the SDCard freeing up valuable space and adding flexibility. The update has dropped in Germany and should be hitting other S4 devices soon.

Noted Updates:

  • New Camera firmware
  • Smearing issue has been fixed (Purple effect while scrolling)
  • Smart Pause Toggle
  • Move Apps to SD Card
  • HDR Video (Can record HDR video)
  • Semi-transparent status bar
  • New Icons in Settings
  • Secure boot status (About Phone)
  • Increase legibility (Display) (New feature)

We will let you know when the update hits the U.S.

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Samsung Announces Two New Galaxy Tab 3 Tablets

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Samsung this morning announced two new Android tablets to the Galaxy Tab lineup. The additions are a 10.1″ and 8″ model.

Specs for the 8-inch Tab 3:

  • WXGA resolution display
  • 1.5GHz dual-core processor
  • 1.5GB of RAM
  • 16GB or 32GB storage
  • 5-megapixel rear camera
  • 4,450 mAh battery
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

The 10.1-inch model includes the above with these differences:

  • 1.6GHz dual-core processor
  • 3-megapixel rear camera
  • 6,800 mAh battery

Both devices will be available later this month. Pricing has not been released.

T-Mobile Announces iPhone 5 and New Plans

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This morning T-Mobile held their Un-Carrier Event, but before things took off the carrier started flipping on their 4G / LTE network in 7 major cities before the official announcement.

T-Mobile talked it’s “Simple Choice plan” which eliminates annual service contracts for consumers and allows them to move to one simple rate plan that offers unlimited text, talk and web.

With the new Simple Choice plans customers start with one line at $50 a month and receive unlimited talk, text and web with 500MB of data. A second line will cost you an additional $30 a month and each line after will cost you $10. If you feel 500MB isn’t enough (it isn’t), you can pay an additional $10 per line for 2GB of data. Unlimited 4G / LTE data is available for $20 more a month per line. Read more

Samsung To Unveil New Devices In Berlin

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Samsung last week introduced the Samsung Galaxy S IV in Times Square, New York and now there is already talk about the company unveiling their next tablet the Galaxy Tab 3 in Berlin during IFA in September.

It’s also been said that the Galaxy Note III will showcase next to the Galaxy Tab 3 during IFA as well. No specifications on either device were given with this tip from an insider who shared it with SamMobile.

 

HTC One Walks The Street Of Times Square During Samsung’s Event

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LG wasn’t the only company that decided to crash Samsung’s Event in Times Square, New York. HTC sent some reps along with the HTC One to grab some of the attention away from The Galaxy S 4. The reps showed off the sound quality and “ultrapixel camera” on the handset.

A lot of the viewers were impressed with what they saw, a lady shared “Better than Samsung”, a gentleman talked about how the handset looked saying “It’s slick, smooth, I’m gonna tell you something, it’s sexy!” and another guy even said, “I might have to switch from my iPhone.”

You can view the video below.