Samsung has been running an aggressive marketing campaign in the UK for a while now, but this is pretty big even for the Korean giant. The company is renaming Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport to “Terminal Galaxy S5″ in its latest attempt to push its latest flagship into the spotlight.
Everything over at Terminal 5 will sport a piece of Galaxy S5 marketing – wayfinding boards, lounges, security at the gates, all 172 digital screens as well as the terminal’s website. The campaign will run for two weeks starting May 19. Demo Galaxy S5 units will be available for tryouts a Dixons Travel stores at the terminal. Read more »
Apple has its share of die-hard fans and die-hard critics, but no matter what your opinion of the Cupertino based tech giant is, it is difficult to deny that the company has changed the world of consumer technology.
Apple Stores have played a huge role in this phenomenon, and the symbolic retailer will turn 13 years old on May 19th.
Bare, cleanly and simply designed, open, and a “play with everything philosophy” helped to make Apple stores some of the most visited retail spots. If you pass by an Apple store, chances are, there are tons of people there. Read more »
LG officially spilled the beans on the upcoming availability of its duo of fitness-centric devices. The Lifeband Touch and the HeartRate Earphones will begin shipping this month in the United States, as well as key markets in Asia and Europe.
Announced right before this year’s CES, the Lifeband Touch is a wearable that you slap on your wrist. Read more »
Samsung has inked a deal with the English Football Association to be the official consumer electronics and smartphone supplier for the England’s World Cup football team.
So, all the superstars in the team along with the coaching staff will use Samsung gadgets. The company’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, will be used by all the members of the team during this year’s FIFA World Cup that will kick off on June 12. Read more »
The OnePlus One has been receiving quite the buzz as of late, especially with regards to its invite system.
There have been some concerns from users who want to know how OnePlus plans on stopping people from selling their handsets to those who didn’t receive invitations to use the device. Read more »
According to a report in the Financial Times, Apple is close to completing the acquisition of Beats Audio. The deal is said to be worth $3.2 billion and could be officially annoucned as early as next week.
Apple’s acquisition of Beats Audio will allegedly include both its audio streaming service and its hardware business. Read more »
It’s no secret that data usage in smartphones has been increasing exponentially over the years. There have been predictions for a long time now that people would eventually be using their smartphones less for talking and more for messaging, web browsing, gaming, and other functions.
Well it seems that the decline of mobile voice usage on cell phones has finally occurred, according to Akamai’s State of the Internet Q4 2013 report. Read more »
Even though the Samsung Galaxy S5 has impressive battery life as is, if you are a power user with a proclivity for brick battery packs, then you’re in luck.
Mugen and ZeroLemon have put their respective high-capacity Galaxy S5 batteries up for pre-order. Read more »
Samsung has announced the global launch of KNOX 2.0 – the company’s secured mobile platform that has been designed to provide advanced data and privacy protection for enterprise consumers.
Samsung has also rebranded its KNOX 2.0 platform as Knox Workspace and is now available on the Galaxy S5 across the globe. Read more »
If you’re a Star Wars fan and have $200 burning a hole in your pocket then you may want to take a look at SMS Audio’s newest headphones.
The new Star Wars line of over the ear headphones feature Boba Fett, Storm Trooper, Empire, and Rebel Alliance designs. Read more »
OK so you like Windows Phones, but don’t necessarily want to shell out any money for them. This is a pretty high demand to make, however, you may get lucky this weekend if you visit a Microsoft Store.
Microsoft Stores across across the US will be giving away 8 free Windows Phones handsets per day. Read more »
Can’t get enough Call of Duty action? Well you’ll be happy to know that the official trailer is released and it packs a surprise.
The surprise isn’t necessarily a new weapon or game feature, however, it’s actor Kevin Spacey. Read more »
Nokia Lumia 520 is the real hero of the day! The smartphone has saved a police officer’s life when a bullet was fired at him.
The police officer is said to have arrived at his house while two robbers while looting it. Read more »
There are apps for tracking progress for everything: from running performance, to how you shoot a basketball properly, to surfing, and now, you can add brushing your teeth to that list.
Oral B’s “Smart Series” toothbrush is an electric toothbrush with built-in bluetooth, and a mobile app to help track your teeth-cleaning progress. Read more »
Stephen Elop has some reasons to smile. The former Nokia head has made €24.2 million ($33.4 million) in cash and shares before his return to Microsoft, according to a report from Reuters.
Elop’s compensation ended up 25% higher than what was originally envisaged when Nokia’s acquisition was announced. Read more »