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How important is your smartphone’s camera quality? [Poll of the Week]

by Jimmy Westenberg 8 hours ago50 comments

Google posts Android 7.1.1 Nougat factory images for Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, 5X and more

by Jimmy Westenberg 9 hours ago5 comments

Android Nougat on the OnePlus 3 is impressive, even in beta

by Kris Carlon 2 days ago20 comments

Polar M600 review

by Jimmy Westenberg 4 days ago4 comments
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Region locking on the Galaxy S5 is a bit different than on the Note 3

The Samsung Galaxy S5, going on sale today around the world, is region-locked, just like the Note 3. But Samsung made a small change to the way users can unlock it, as the sticker on ...
by Bogdan PetrovanApril 11, 201417

Samsung didn’t expect the region lock confusion, won’t give up on it

Following the backlash and confusion generated by the region locking of the Note 3, Samsung says it won’t give up on it, but it will look for ways to "simplify and optimize the procedure."
by Bogdan PetrovanOctober 17, 201337

Remove the region lock from your Note 3 with RegionLock Away

A new app developed by Chainfire called RegionLock Away lets users quickly remove the region lock from the Galaxy Note 3. Check it out.
by Bogdan PetrovanOctober 6, 20138

Galaxy Note 3 region lock is an issue after all, Android 4.4 update may lock older Galaxy handsets

The Galaxy Note 3 SIM card region lock is apparently a serious issue for many buyers, with Samsung yet to offer a clear explanation for this new policy. Furthermore, it looks like ...
by Chris SmithOctober 2, 2013141

Galaxy Note 3 SIM card region locking – what you need to know

The Galaxy Note 3 and other Galaxy devices come with a SIM card region locking "feature" - so here's what you need to know before you purchase an unlocked flagship phone from Samsung.
by Chris SmithSeptember 28, 201372

Samsung Germany issues statement on regional lockout of Galaxy Note 3 and other devices

Samsung Germany confirmed its current flagships will be region locked, meaning they will only work out of the box with SIM cards from the region they were bought from.
by Bogdan PetrovanSeptember 26, 201397
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