Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 Turning Into Giant Two-Week Ad For Samsung

Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 Turning Into Giant Two-Week Ad For Samsung

UPDATE: A rep for Heathrow provided the following statement to Consumerist:
“Heathrow Terminal 5’s signage and passenger wayfinding has not changed. Samsung have rented advertising space in Terminal 5 with a tongue-in-cheek campaign using the line: ‘Terminal Samsung Galaxy 5S.'” [More]

Samsung: “Limited Number” Of Galaxy S5 Phones Have Faulty Cameras

Samsung: “Limited Number” Of Galaxy S5 Phones Have Faulty Cameras

If you just bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone and are upset to find you can’t take photos with the darn thing? You’re not alone — Samsung says a “limited number” of the phones have a fatal flaw that renders the 16-megapixel camera useless. [More]

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint Disabling Samsung Galaxy S5’s “Download Booster” Feature

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint Disabling Samsung Galaxy S5’s “Download Booster” Feature

Isn’t it awesome when a smartphone manufacturer comes up with a really interesting feature, only to have it crippled by your wireless provider? That’s what has happened to the Samsung Galaxy S5’s “download booster” functionality that simultaneously pairs available WiFi and LTE service for more rapid downloads. It’s an interesting feature, but one to which AT&T, Verizon and Sprint customers won’t have access, at least at launch. [More]