Verizon Adds the Samsung Stellar to Its Device Roster
Verizon Wireless today announced the Samsung Galaxy Stellar, a mid-range Android smartphone that includes a 4-inch WVGA display. The Stellar is what Samsung calls Samsung Approved For Enterprise, or SAFE, which means it has features businesses like, including 256-bit encryption, and support for VPNs (virtual private networks), mobile device management systems, and additional Microsoft Exchange features. The Stellar runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, has a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 3.2-megapixel main camera, 1.3-megapixel user-facing camera, microSD card support up to 32GB, and Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. The Stellar with be available online and in stores startin September 6. It will be free after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year agreement.
Samsung Galaxy Stellar Earns Its Jelly Bean Update
Verizon Wireless today said that the Samsung Galaxy Stellar will be updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean beginning March 4. The update will be pushed out in phases, though it can also be downloaded manually starting Monday afternoon.
MetroPCS Selling LG K10, Samsung Galaxy J7 Online
MetroPCS recently added the LG K10 and the Samsung Galaxy J7 (pictured) to its roster of low-cost Android smartphones. K10: The K10 relies on LG's older design language and features rear-mounted volume controls.
Unicode 11 with Dozens of New Emoji Arrives June 5
New emoji are coming to a phone near you, eventually. Unicode 11.0, which was finalized in February, will be released on June 5, according to Emojipedia.
Samsung Crowns Its Galaxy A Series with a 6-Inch Phablet
Samsung has revealed the Galaxy A9, the largest of its refreshed Galaxy A series handsets with a 6-inch full HD display. The Galaxy A phones sit just below the Galaxy S phones in terms of features and specs.
Samsung Brings Infinity Displays to Its Galaxy A6 Mid-Range Phones
Samsung today announced the Galaxy A6 and A6+, mid-range phones that for the first time adopt its Infinity Display. The smaller A6 has a 5.6-inch screen with 1,480 by 720 pixels and the larger A6+ has a 6-inch screen with 2,220 by 1,080 pixels, giving them each an 18.5:9 aspect ratio.