Samsung Beefs up The Note 4 Processor

Late Sunday night - Early Monday in Korea - Samsung made a pretty substantial announcement concerning the Galaxy Note 4. For the time being, this announcement will only affect the South Korean market. Anyhow, Samsung announced a new version of the Galaxy Note 4, that will include Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 processor. While that may not seem [...]

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New Research Shows Samsung’s Market Share is Falling Fast

According to a new report from technology research company Gartner, Samsung is still the leader in the smartphone market, but not by as much. According to the report, in Q3 of 2014, Samsung sold a little more than 73 million devices worldwide.Gartner Press Releases, "Gartner Says Sales of Smartphones Grew 20 Percent in Third Quarter [...]

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Missed Sales Projections by 40%

A recent article from the Wall Street Journal shed's a bit more light on what has become a dire situation for Samsung. According to the Journal, the Galaxy S5 has not only failed to meet the company's sales expectations, but the devices has missed projections by as much as 40%.Jonathan Cheng and Sam Schechner, The Wall Street Journal, "Samsung [...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Set To Sizzle In The Smart Device Market

The smart device market is in for a facelift, and it's Samsung weaving the magic again. The all new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is, undoubtedly, the next big thing to happen to the smartphone and tablet market. Encased in a mesmerizingly beautiful metal body, this 5.7 inch Quad HD display device is a design marvel, [...]

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Samsung and Android Take Credit For iPhone 6 Plus

I used to be on that bandwagon, in fact I used to lead it. Many of our loyal readers have been reading me since late 2006. That was when reports about a Google phone had just begun to surface and I created Fast forward to 2014 and I sold Thedroidguy in 2011 and abruptly [...]

Samsung Unveils 2 Galaxy Note Devices at IFA 2014

With IFA 2014 approaching at the end of this week, companies are preemptively announcing and launching new products. IFA, if you are not familiar, is essentially a European CES: IFA in Berlin, the global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, presents the latest products and innovations in the heart of Europe‘s most important regional [...]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Takes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Now that just about every tech industry celebrity, CEO and investor has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, it's time for the technology to get involved. At least that's what the folks in Samsung UK's marketing department thought. It comes as no surprise that Samsung's flagship Galaxy S5 can withstand the rigorous temperatures and water [...]

Xiaomi Overtakes Samsung as Leading Smartphone Vendor in China

China has a new King. Samsung has been dethroned by Xiaomi as the leading smartphone vendor in China. What's more, Samsung also lost the top spot in India: Xiaomi Corp. became the largest smartphone vendor in China during the second quarter, while Micromax Informatics Ltd. topped Indian mobile-phone shipments, according to data from research firms [...]

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Samsung Gets In On The Test Drive Action

Samsung Test Drive Earlier this month the ever so progressive fourth largest carrier in the country T-Mobile, unveiled a new marketing idea aimed to get customers to try out their network. In their test drive program, potential customers can test drive an iPhone 5S for a 7 day period no questions asked. The company hopes [...]

Android Wear: Samsung and LG Debut new Smartwatches at Google I/O

On Wednesday at Google I/O, the company discussed Android Wear quite a bit. We have already told you a good bit about Android Wear here and here, but in a nutshell, the OS is just an extension of Android: Enter Android Wear, which extends Android, and its ecosystem of apps, to that most familiar spot for [...]