A Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime has been rumored for some time and it looks like a higher end model will soon be launched in Korea.
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Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, and Windows.
Matthew Miller started using a mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host with GigaOM's Kevin Tofel on the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned over 200 different devices running Palm, Linux, Symbian, Newton, BlackBerry, iOS, Android, webOS, Windows Mobile, and Windows Phone operating systems. His current collection includes a Nokia Lumia 1520, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, BlackBerry Passport, Sony Xperia Z3, Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and many more, along with tons of accessories and classic devices like the Apple Newton MessagePad 2100 and Sony CLIE UX50. Matthew can be found on various discussion forums under the user name of "palmsolo".
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The idea of a transformer device that lets you switch between a tablet and phone sounds good, but we have yet to see great execution even though Asus keeps on trying.
I just bought a Sony Xperia Z2 last month, but after testing the new LG G3 for a few days I am ready to buy one as soon as it is available on T-Mobile.
Microsoft continues to improve Windows Phone and the latest update addressed nearly all my concerns and deserves consideration as your primary smartphone.
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Apple introduced iOS 8 and while the improvements should please iPhone users, many features are also very familiar to Android users.
My custom Moto X keeps finding its way back into my pocket, but reports are that the facility that assembled it will soon be closing its doors.
Samsung continues to offer an exclusive ruggedized Galaxy device to AT&T customers with the new S5 Active.
It seems everyone has a smartphone today, but there are still millions of potential customers and it is in these emerging markets where we will see continued steady growth.
LG officially announced its latest Android smartphone and it has features that set the bar for the high-end smartphone market.
Some people are bored with today's standard smartphone form factor, but all tech seems to eventually find a similar form factor over time. While the base form may be similar, differentiation and innovation are still present.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is available on all major carriers and I had the chance to test multiple versions on three major carriers. The available internal storage varies with the number of apps pre-installed by carriers.
Like last year, HTC released a smaller cousin of their flagship device. The new HTC One Mini 2 should be called the M8 Mini and it is great to see this device perform well in a small form factor.
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