Android 5.0 Lollipop arrives for Galaxy S5 on T-Mobile

Fire up your Galaxy S5, T-Mobile customers: You should have a sweet surprise waiting for your phone. Several sources are reporting that the Android 5.0, or Lollipop, software upgrade is now available for the T-Mobile version of Samsung’s current flagship phone; either as an over- the-air upgrade or a download through Samsung’s Kies application. The update reportedly measures in at over 900MB in size and will add the look of Google’s Material Design, interactive lockscreen notifications, battery life optimizations and more to your Galaxy S5.

Samsung poised to give smartphone division to smart home chief

Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone maker by volume, has had a string of disappointing quarters, mostly due to declines in its mobile division. Now it looks like mobile head and co-CEO J.K Shin could be on his way out, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal.

Samsung will make fewer phone models next year

Samsung makes a lot of different phones, almost all of them functionally identical Android devices with slight differences. Now it’s planning to streamline the number of smartphones it makes by at least a quarter.

Galaxy S5 Sport is a Sprint-exclusive Galaxy S5 with a bit of rubber trim

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At an event in Chicago on Monday, Sprint and Samsung announced a new high-end handset, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport. Unfortunately, this handset is basically identical to the standard Galaxy S5 with a 2.5GHz Qualcomm processor, 2GB of RAM and a 5.1-inch 1080p AMOLED display. Like the Galaxy S5 Active, it’s got a bit of rubber trim and physical buttons along the bottom. There’s no new fitness hardware, but there are a number of included fitness apps under a banner called Sprint Fit Live. Sprint Fit, which will be included on all Sprint Android phones later this year, includes a year-long subscription to Under Armour’s MapMyFitness app, a few workout-specific Spotify playlists, and a couple fitness wallpapers.

13 things to know about the Samsung Gear Fit

I took a closer look at the Samsung Gear Fit and chatted with Samsung about its newest wearable product. So far, the device looks promising. Here are a few things you should know about the Gear Fit if you’re considering one for your wrist.