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The Galaxy S6 could be the world's first smartphone with 4GB of RAM. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The Galaxy S6 could be the world’s first smartphone with 4GB of RAM. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung is looking to deliver a more fluid software experience with the Galaxy S6 having finally listened to our complaints about TouchWiz. One of the ways in which it will do that is with a more streamlined operating system, but sources say the South Korean company is also going to max out the handset’s specifications as well just to be sure.

Google Now Launcher gets the Lollipop look. Photo: Google

Google Now Launcher gets the Lollipop look. Photo: Google

Desperate to get a taste of Lollipop’s sweet, sweet Material Design makeover? Well now you can — even if you’re still running Jelly Bean or KitKat — thanks to the latest version of the Google Now Launcher. In addition to a whole host of visual improvements, you’ll find welcome changes to Google Now and more.

The Galaxy S5. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

The Galaxy S5. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface for Android is universally mocked for being bloated and slow, but it would appear the South Korean company is finally set to do something about it. Sources say it won’t just be overhauling its hardware for the upcoming Galaxy S6, but also its software as well as it aims to deliver an experience as smooth as pure Android.

Samsung's new Galaxy A7 is the best of its midrange devices. Photo: Samsung

Samsung’s new Galaxy A7 is the best of its midrange devices. Photo: Samsung

Samsung today added a new smartphone to its midrange Galaxy A series, and it’s by far the best one so far. It’s called the Galaxy A7, and it has a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with full 1o80p resolution, a 64-bit processor, and a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera.

The Galaxy A3 combines premium design with affordable specs. Photo: Samsung

The Galaxy A3 combines premium design with affordable specs. Photo: Samsung

Smartphone shoppers awaiting Samsung’s mid-range Galaxy A series can now purchase both the Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5 off-contract in the U.S. Prices start at $349.99 for the Galaxy A3, while the Galaxy A5 — which is bigger and has better specifications — costs $409.99. Both devices come completely unlocked.

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