Samsung has launched the new Galaxy S3 mini Value Edition in Netherlands. Specs-wise, the Value Edition comes with a faster 1.2GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS out of the box. Apart from that, the rest of the specs remain the same as the original Galaxy S3 mini, it packs a […]
We wrote fairly extensively about Apple's U.S. advertising travails in 2013, a year in which the OG smartphone maker struggled to impress consumers with messages ranging from an emotional appeal about families to a more practical approach centered on the different things its devices can do. Show More Summary
Samsung recently revealed two new, "hands on", videos for their upcoming products to give users an in-depth look at their newest technology. The Gear 2 and Gear Fit are the latest in wearable technology, and are crammed with so many features that it seems almost unbelievable -- while the Galaxy S5 is bringing up the rear with latest innovations in smart phone echnology.
According to a report published on Tuesday, Apple is looking to open a series of smaller "neighborhood shops" to push the iPhone in a region dominated by cheaper offerings from rival Samsung.
Florian Mueller, the leading phone patent maven, writes about a fascinating new twist in the handset industry patent wars. Mueller has in the past been harshly critical of Samsung’s own royalty demands but now he finds himself aghast that Apple is demanding a staggering $40 fee for smartphones and tablets using a suite of five Apple software patents. Show More Summary
If you thought you'd heard the last of Apple and Samsung's battles over patents, you were wrong. Apple wants its chief rival, Samsung, to pay royalties of $40 per device for the right to use interface elements described in just five of its patents, according to intellectual property analyst Florian Mueller. Show More Summary
Samsung has been eating HTC’s lunch in terms of sales for a long time now but HTC isn’t all that worried about raw market share numbers. Droid Life draws our attention to a new CNBC interview with HTC America President Jason Mackenzie,...Show More Summary
New documents uncovered by FOSS Patents reveals that Apple may be asking for as much as $40 per Samsung device found to be infringing on Apple’s patents that are in play in the second U.S. lawsuit between the two companies that’s set to start later this month. Show More Summary
Two weeks ago, we were so busy getting hands-on with the new Samsung GS5 and Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatch that an exclusive app for the two devices flew completely under our radar. That "app," as we call it, isn't really an app at all: it's Spritz's...
Samsung on Tuesday announced on its blog that it’s now mass-producing the “industry’s most advanced” 4-gigabit (Gb) DDR3 DRAM memory which is based on a new 20-nanometer process. The new memory will be available for mobile devices and...Show More Summary
Samsung's built-in newsreader has grown up, but still has room for improvement When the Galaxy Pro line of tablets was first introducedI in January, all eyes were on Magazine Home, Samsung’s brand new UX that fans and critics alike were dubbing the TouchWiz killer. Show More Summary
Apple wants Samsung to pay a $40 license fee for every smartphone and tablet it sells after the South Korean company infringed five patents with a number of Galaxy-branded devices. That’s right… just five patents, $40 for every device. It’s … Read more ›
The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is displayed at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, on February 25, 2014. [AP Photo] Recently FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, and I visited the beautiful city of Barcelona to attend the Mobile World Congress. Show More Summary
Three years ago, Kanye West closed out SXSW with a late-night G.O.O.D. Music showcase at a converted power station. At the end of the show, Kanye brought out Jay Z for a quick set of collaborative songs. Not long after, they announced their collaborative Watch The Throne album. And now it’s time for an encore. [...]
For the first time since their 2012 Watch The Throne tour, Kanye West and Jay Z are performing a full concert together. The two hip-hop kings will headline day 1 of Samsung’s SXSW concert series in Austin on Tuesday (March 12). The two previously performed together at SXSW in 2011 for a G.O.O.D. Music showcase.... More »
Newer silicon boosts GPU, ISP, memory speeds, among other improvements At Mobile World Congress last month we met some of the first smartphones running Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips, including new flagships from Sony and Samsung. The Xperia Z2 and Galaxy S5 both sport Snapdragon 801 processors, at 2.3 and 2.5GHz respectively. Show More Summary
Over-the-air updates now pushing out Samsung's KitKat rollout for 2013 devices continues with the arrival of Android 4.4 for the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 in the UK. Updates are rolling out today for the unlocked UK GS4 and Note 3 (region code "BTU"), along with certain carrier variants. Show More Summary
Korean courts ban top carriers from selling new mobes The launch of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone the Galaxy S5 could be derailed in its home market after the South Korean government slapped a business ban on the country’s three largest operators.…