SAMSUNG Posts on XDA

Gimmicks Galore: What Was Tried and Failed

It's a fact now that most smartphones across the world run on the same operating system; there are over a thousand different companies that design phones and release them, with software that's all based upon Android. In this vast sea of similar devices, the most popular way of trying to make waves is to differentiate by...

Where Do Successful Manufacturers Still Go Wrong?

If there's an area you think an OEM consistently does badly in, now's the time to share... Even our favorite phones have issues; little bugbears that grow in annoyance as time goes by, problems that we hope will be fixed via a software update or hardware refresh in the next edition. But what happens when the manufacturer fails to...

Sunday Debate: Are Push Notification Ads Ever Okay?

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on the problems with push notification ads (and how you would fix them). Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our...

Xposed Released for Galaxy S6 and arm64 Samsung Devices

Recognized contributor wanam has released a version of Xposed that should work on all Galaxy S6 variants and he hopes that it will support upcoming Samsung arm64 devices. It is still in an experimental phase, however, and it has been confirmed as working so far on selected tested modules. As users of Samsung devices may know, they...

Note 5 & Galaxy S6 Edge+ Discussion: What Do You Think of Samsung’s New Flagships?

So now that the Samsung Unpacked Event has come and gone and that we all discussed the devices back and forth, we want hear what you think about them and share with you some of our impressions on the Galaxy Note 5, the S6 Edge+ and the event itself. Join the discussion by commenting below to...

The Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus Design

They continued by explaining how the screen size which was once considered a gimmick has since become the norm for many devices. They have since made the body from stronger, thinner and lighter metal, the glass back is now curved and this allows for far easier use of the device with just one hand.   As you...

Galaxy Note 5 & Galaxy S6 Edge+ Forums Now Available

The Galaxy Note line-up has a big following on XDA, as it has typically offered power-users everything they have always needed in terms of hardware to make the software side shine... and a reason to make that software better due to TouchWiz's notorious issues in design and performance. This combination made for a thriving community...

Watch The Samsung Unpacked Live Stream Here

With the Samsung Unpacked event starting in just a few minutes, check out the live stream here, view our live tweets and discuss the latest news in the comments section below.   Tweets by @xdadevelopers //

Flagship Furore – Why the Market Changed

Recent headlines have talked much about the future of smartphones. We hear the phrase "flagship" banded around, a moniker typically reserved for a company's "headline" product release, used to lead the company flag forward into battle in the marketplace. Back in 2009, when Android first began to gain a sensible level of traction, a flagship...

Galaxy S6 & Edge get €100 Price Cut—New Models Incoming

Samsung has dropped the price of both the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge by €100, making the current retail price of these phones €599 and €699, respectively. Though no new prices have been announced stateside, a cut is expected soon.

What’s Next for Samsung and Its Flagships?

If we were to say that the Galaxy S6 was a leap of faith made by Samsung, we wouldn't be too wrong. After all, the device marked a definite change in how Samsung perceived the market and its own place in it, as it stood amongst the signs of decline which started with the critical...

Galaxy Unpacked: What is Samsung Going to Unveil?

Amidst all the hype of the OnePlus 2 and the rain of Moto 2015 news, Samsung tried stealing the limelight back to itself by announcing their next "Galaxy Unpacked" event, which will be held on August 13th 2015. Samsung took to Twitter to reveal a very cryptic gif associated with the event, which probably has some...