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LG G2 gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat in South Korea

Owners of the LG Optimus G Pro might have a considerable wait ahead of them for the KitKat update, but that isn’t the case for users of the company’s latest flagship, at least in South Korea. According to PhoneArena, the LG G2 is beginning to receive the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update in South Korea. The

South Korea Says Goodbye to Smartphone Bloatware

The days when carriers or smartphone manufacturers can just jam in a couple of bloatware in a device may soon be over. This after the South Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning ruled that starting this coming April, wireless carriers and device makers must allow consumers to easily delete the pre-installed applications on

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch leaked photos not final

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch leaked photos have recently been published by Venturebeat during the weekend. However, a new report claims that the photos are not of the final device, but merely of a prototype. The smartwatch that will be unveiled in New York and Berlin will have a different appearance, according to Gigaom’s insider sources. The

Samsung Galaxy Golden is clamshell phone’s new name

The Samsung Galaxy Golden will allegedly be the name of Samsung’s upcoming clamshell or flip phone. Such handset, which was earlier rumored to be called the Samsung Galaxy Folder, appeared in two recent reports from Samsung’s home country of South Korea. The reports include some leaked photos of the actual smartphone as well as images

Samsung to kickstart Galaxy Note III mass production in August

Samsung will begin the mass production of the Galaxy Note III this coming August, according to a report in ET News. Samsung’s announcement is a response to a growing concern from its suppliers, who have expressed unease over the declining production line operation rate of electronic parts used in Samsung’s mobile devices. A recent report

Samsung Reports Selling 1 Million Galaxy Note 2 Units In South Korea

Samsung has announced that it has already sold one million units of the Galaxy Note 2 in its home country, South Korea, three months since it was launched last September. Meanwhile, combining local and international sales, the phablet has already topped 5 million units in sales. The phablet was launched globally in October. According to