Samsung Z: World’s 1st Tizen Powered Consumer Smartphone [Updated]

Update: We just came across a video of the new UI or the Galaxy Z. Posted at the bottom of the page. On Monday, June 2, the Samsung Google feud took a new turn. Samsung introduced the Samsung Z smartphone. While that alone doesn't sound all that interesting, the Samsung Z is the World's first [...]

Samsung set to Release Stand-alone Smartwatch this Summer

  According to several reports, Samsung has been hard at work preparing a new smart watch that can serve as a standalone device - not requiring users to have a phone near by. According to The New York Times, Samsung, "is making another run at that perennial technogeek dream, the wrist communicator," and looks to [...]

Samsung to Release “Gear Glass” at IFA in September

According to several reports, Samsung will be rolling out a Google Glass-like device in September of this year. Business Korea cites an unnamed Samsung sources as nothing that the device, dubbed "Gear Glass," will be ready in time for IFA 2014, Sept. 5-10, in Berlin, Germany. According to the report, "Gear Glass," will be much more than a [...]

Samsung Shakes-up Mobile Design Leadership

According to a Reuters report, Samsung's head of mobile design, Chang Dong-hoon, has stepped down from this position. According to the report, the move is a result of widespread criticism for the Galaxy S5. Miyoung Kim; Ed. by Stephen Coates, Reuters, "Samsung Electronics replaces mobile design head," 8 May 2014 This seems a bit odd, as [...]

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Jury’s Back In Apple Samsung Case

The latest Apple vs Samsung patent infringement case had the potential to be the biggest, however, when the Jury came back late Friday evening it was all but that. Many news sites are reporting a big win for Apple. With the jury awarding $119.6 million dollars to Apple for Samsung infringing some of it's patents, [...]

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Samsung Galaxy K zoom: A Great Camera, That Happens to be a Phone

Late Monday, Samsung revealed "camera specialized smartphone," the Galaxy K zoom. This is one of the more subtle attempts at merging a smartphone with a great camera. That said, the Galaxy K zoom still looks like more camera than phone. Here is how Samsung introduces the device: The Galaxy K zoom is a new smartphone that blends [...]

Samsung Sets $1.25M Bounty For Best Tizen Apps

Heads turned earlier this year at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. At the February event, Samsung took the wraps off the now released Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit smart watch devices. Not only did Samsung do a reup on their original smartwatch, they decided to build the [...]

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The Galaxy S5 Already Accounts for 0.7% of All Android Phones

After just over one week on the market, the Samsung Galaxy S5 flagship handset already accounts for a whopping 0.7% of all active Android smartphones worldwide.Dave Hoch, Localytics Blog, "Samsung Galaxy S5 Grabs Nearly 1% of all Android Smartphones after First Week," 22 April 2014  To break that down, roughly, comScore noted that as of [...]

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Looking For A Samsung Galaxy S5, Prepaid With Unlimited Data? MetroPCS Has It For You

MetroPCS, the prepaid arm of T-Mobile USA has just announced the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Now customers can have the latest Samsung Galaxy device with MetroPCS’ unlimited, no annual contract rate plans starting at just $40. MetroPCS also offers LTE service in some markets. “MetroPCS is on a fast-track to becoming America’s #1 [...]

Wait Samsung Lied About Tablet Sales?

When the original Samsung Galaxy Tab debuted the Korean electronics giant was quick to jump on the horn and say that their original tablet sold 2 million units in as little as six weeks. Research firms like Strategic Analytics were quick to rebut those numbers. At the time Samsung was mum on whether that was [...]