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The Galaxy Note 5 looks good in these early design drawings. Photo: OnLeaks

The Galaxy Note 5 looks good in these early design drawings. Photo: OnLeaks

After Samsung overhauled its design philosophy for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Galaxy Note fans have been itching to find out what the Galaxy Note 5 will bring. Thanks to the leaked video below, you can get an early glimpse at the handset’s new design.

The Galaxy S3 will miss out on Lollipop.

The Galaxy S3 will miss out on Lollipop.

Samsung today delivered the news all Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S3 owners have been dreading: the South Korean company will not be updating these devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop. That means both handsets will remain on KitKat without the help of unofficial, third-party ROMs.

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Samsung Pay has entered its final stages of testing. Photo: Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr CC

Did you completely forget about Samsung Pay? Well, it’s still kicking. After a significant delay, the official launch is coming in a couple of months and Samsung is allegedly wrapping up tests to ensure it works properly.

Samsung is testing its Apple Pay competitor with eight different card companies in South Korea and is set to go live there as well as in the United States this September.

Welcome to the bloat!

Welcome to the bloat!

Samsung phones have been bogged-down with bloatware for as long as they’ve been around, but a Chinese consumer protection group is doing more than just complain about it — by suing Samsung and another Chinese vendor, Oppo, for loading their phones with literally dozens of pre-installed apps which are impossible to delete.

The consumer protection group wants to make it illegal for the smartphone industry to include bloatware on devices since it fills us phones’ internal memory and gives customers no choice in the matter.

The Galaxy A8's camera will measure just 5mm thin. Photo: Samsung

The Galaxy A8’s camera will measure just 5mm thin. Photo: Samsung

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A8 may be a midrange smartphone, but it’s going to be a darn impressive one. According to the latest claims, the device will be packing a 16-megapixel camera that’s been specially optimized for the A8’s super-slim form factor.

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