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Samsung Electronics appoints two new CEOs, now has three

Samsung Electronics appoints two new CEOs, now has three

15 March, 2013 | comments (25)

Two of Samsung's highest ranked executives - the presidents Boo-keun Yoon and J.K. Shin - have now been announced as co-CEOs of Samsung Electronics. This move stems from acknowledging the three true pillars of Samsung's business and the need for...

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Galaxy S4 to come with wireless charging in some markets

Galaxy S4 to come with wireless charging in some markets

15 March, 2013 | comments (56)

As it turns out the Samsung Galaxy S4 flagship comes with support for the Qi wireless charging standard. Samsung said nothing about this at yesterday's event in New York, but some observant guys found wirelessly charging Galaxy S4 units at the...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 set to release in the UK on April 26

Samsung Galaxy S4 set to release in the UK on April 26

15 March, 2013 | comments (51)

The latest Galaxy flagship from Samsung, the S4, is set to hit a wide range of UK carriers. O2, EE, Orange, T-Mobile, Three, Vodafone and Tesco Mobile will be selling the devices, as well as a bunch of online retailers including Carphone Warehouse...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 goes official with new screen and CPU

Samsung Galaxy S4 goes official with new screen and CPU

15 March, 2013 | comments (559)

Samsung just released its latest flagship - the Galaxy S 4. It packs a new 4.99" Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which adds up to a pixel density of 441ppi. The screen still a new PenTile matrix, though it probably won't...


Galaxy S4 will hit 327 carriers in 155 countries, rollout starts in April

Galaxy S4 will hit 327 carriers in 155 countries, rollout starts in April

15 March, 2013 | comments (135)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 just got unveiled in New York's Radio City Music Hall and all over the world via YouTube. And if things weren't global enough we've got the availability details. Few companies can do it like Samsung, which definitely...

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JK Shin unhappy with US market share, stays loyal to Android

JK Shin unhappy with US market share, stays loyal to Android

15 March, 2013 | comments (21)

Hot on the heels of the Galaxy S IV announcement, Samsung mobile chief J.K.Shin has spoken to WSJ, sharing his insights on the current state of the company, the smartphone market and what lays ahead for the months to come. Asked why New York...

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Windows Phone 7.8 update is now back seeding

Windows Phone 7.8 update is now back seeding

14 March, 2013 | comments (35)

Owners of older Windows Phones will be happy to know that Microsoft is finally seeding the latest Windows phone 7.8 update for their devices. The Windows Phone 7.8 update was previously halted due to bugs with the newly introduced Live Tiles on...


Reminder: Watch the Samsung Galaxy S4 announcement live

Reminder: Watch the Samsung Galaxy S4 announcement live

13 March, 2013 | comments (201)

Samsung is unveiling the Galaxy IV in New York today and the event is due to start in less than 10 minutes. We already know lots of stuff about the next big thing via those daily leaks, but still it would be nice to see what Samsung has prepared as...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z display shootout appears

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z display shootout appears

14 March, 2013 | comments (234)

The dual-SIM sibling to the Samsung Galaxy S IV has been subjected to rampant testing in China. This time around we get a close look at the screen on the latest Samsung flagship and see hot it compares to the Reality display on the Sony Xperia Z and...


Samsung Galaxy S4 review surfaces ahead of announcement

Samsung Galaxy S4 review surfaces ahead of announcement

14 March, 2013 | comments (111)

Chinese website mobile.it168.com, which leaked a trio of Galaxy S IV videos earlier today has just posted a full review of the smartphone. The review was done using the dual-SIM version of the Galaxy S IV and is complete with camera samples,...


Micromax launches Jelly Bean 4.1.1 for A110 Canvas 2

Micromax launches Jelly Bean 4.1.1 for A110 Canvas 2

14 March, 2013 | comments (81)

The Micromax A110 Canvas 2 is getting its Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update right on schedule. The update is live on the official Micromax Indian FTP or you can get it from the smartphone's page over at XDA developers forum (just follow the...

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XOLO launches 2GHz Intel-based X1000 smartphone

XOLO launches 2GHz Intel-based X1000 smartphone

14 March, 2013 | comments (71)

Today XOLO announced its fastest phone up to date - the X1000. It is based on the Intel Atom Z2460 chipset powered by a single-core Intel Atom processor clocked at 2GHz with Hyper-Threading support, PowerVR SGX540 GPU and 1GB of RAM. As some of...

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Phil Schiller bashes the Galaxy S4, says it runs on dated OS

Phil Schiller bashes the Galaxy S4, says it runs on dated OS

14 March, 2013 | comments (384)

Apple's senior vice president of marketing - Phil Schiller - bashed Samsung and Google in an interview, hours before the Galaxy S IV announcement. Schiller claims Samsung is launching the Galaxy S IV "with a year-old operating system" and the...


An alleged official render of Sony Xperia SP leaks

An alleged official render of Sony Xperia SP leaks

14 March, 2013 | comments (43)

Sony Xperia SP has been wandering rumorland for quite some time. Most recently we heard the phone will be announced at a press event in Moscow on March 18. We even saw some live pictures of the gadget. Today an official-looking render image is...

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Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy S4 images surface

Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy S4 images surface

14 March, 2013 | comments (97)

There are several leaks of the upcoming flagship from Samsung that have surfaced over the last couple of days, and today, just hours before the launch event for the Galaxy S IV, we see yet another one pop up. This time it is a Dual SIM device, and...


Samsung Galaxy S4 video demos leak

Samsung Galaxy S4 video demos leak

13 March, 2013 | comments (92)

The Galaxy S IV announcement is just around the corner, scheduled for later today, and the leaks are flying in from all sides. This time we see some demo videos showing certain aspects of the Galaxy S IV such as the web browser, the Floating...

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Google I/O 2013 tickets sell like hot cakes, all sold out now

Google I/O 2013 tickets sell like hot cakes, all sold out now

13 March, 2013 | comments (18)

While not a record-breaking sale (last year's tickets sold out in under 30 minutes), the sale period again shows how hot the developer event is. Regular attendees pay $900, while reduced $300 tickets apply for students and faculty staff. Of...

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Andy Rubin steps down as Android chief, will stick around

Andy Rubin steps down as Android chief, will stick around

13 March, 2013 | comments (33)

Andy Rubin steps down as Android chief, and is replaced by Sundar Pichai. The news has been announced by Google's CEO Larry Page on the company's corporate blog. The reason for the leave isn't disclosed, as Page remains mum on the matter....

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A new Motorola smartphone leaks, isn't the X Phone

A new Motorola smartphone leaks, isn't the X Phone

13 March, 2013 | comments (59)

An unknown Motorola smartphone has starred in a hands-on video on the Vietnamese Tinhte blog, which has leaked several high-profile smartphones in the past. According to the report, the yet unannounced Motorola smartphone carriers the XT912A...


Purple Sony Xperia Z hits UK in early April

Purple Sony Xperia Z hits UK in early April

13 March, 2013 | comments (38)

Sony Xperia Z is already available globally in black and white paintjobs, but the purple version is yet to be released. Clove UK has just announced it will receive purple Sony Xperia Z stock in early April and is already taking orders for it. The...

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