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Four new Samsung La Fleur phones, including two with Bada

Four new Samsung La Fleur phones, including two with Bada

24 January, 2011 | comments (11)

Samsung is expanding the La Fleur line in Russia. Two Bada phones will be adorned with the typical floral motif of the fashionable line - the Wave 723 and the Wave 525. Two feature phones are joining the line too, both redecorations of existing...


Samsung S8500 Wave all set for a Bada 1.2 update early next year

Samsung S8500 Wave all set for a Bada 1.2 update early next year

27 December, 2010 | comments (71)

Bada OS is barely a year old and it has already hit version 1.2. The latest version was available on newer phones but the original Samsung S8500 Wave will be getting it too starting early next year in Europe. Version 1.2 of Bada brought important...


Details for Bada 2.0 emerge, new UI and NFC in store

Details for Bada 2.0 emerge, new UI and NFC in store

20 December, 2010 | comments (160)

Samsung allowed a quick glimpse at what's in store for the next generation of their own smartphone OS. Bada OS 2.0 will have an improved UI, NFC support, an ad gateway and other improvements, including plenty of work under the hood. Changes to...


Samsung's Bada OS turns 1, developers win $2.7 million

Samsung's Bada OS turns 1, developers win $2.7 million

9 December, 2010 | comments (38)

Samsung's smartphone OS for the masses, a.k.a. Bada OS turned one - and Samsung threw quite a party to celebrate. The results of the Developer Challenge we're announced and $2.7 million dollars worth of prizes were handed out. Introduced an year...


The new Samsung Wave models get free apps and games

The new Samsung Wave models get free apps and games

26 October, 2010 | comments (35)

The Samsung Apps store may not have as much content as Apple's or Google's but mobile gamers will sure be pleased with the number of free games in it. Owners of the new Wave models will be getting free games and apps - while supplies last. The...


Samsung S8530 Wave II to land in the UK in December

Samsung S8530 Wave II to land in the UK in December

18 October, 2010 | comments (30)

Samsung S8530 Wave II will premiere this November, but the UK launch will obviously be postponed with a month. The Bada-powered Wave II is expected to hit the UK sometime in December for about 375 pounds. As we informed you two weeks ago, the...


Three new Waves incoming, the Wave575 is the only new one

Three new Waves incoming, the Wave575 is the only new one

08 October, 2010 | comments (19)

Back in June, we heard about two new Wave phones, which targeted the mid range. It has been quiet in that bay, but finally the Waves are rolling in - and there are three of them this time around. We see the Wave575 for the first...


Samsung announces S8530 Wave II, meet the big-screen edition

Samsung announces S8530 Wave II, meet the big-screen edition

04 October, 2010 | comments (90)

You thought the Samsung Wave 2 was the successor to the Wave, didn't you? Us too - but it's not, the Samsung S8530 Wave II is the real deal. The screen has grown to 3.7-inches and all the great features have been preserved. And we thought only...


Samsung Wave 723 and Wave 2 Pro coming soon to Europe

Samsung Wave 723 and Wave 2 Pro coming soon to Europe

01 October, 2010 | comments (20)

Two of the next Bada-driven Samsung smartphones, the S7230E Wave 723 and the S5330 Wave 2 Pro, are about to start selling any moment now in Spain (and probably in much more countries across Europe and the globe). The QWERTY-fied Samsung S5330...


Samsung Wave scores the first million of units sold in Europe

Samsung Wave scores the first million of units sold in Europe

22 September, 2010 | comments (58)

Samsung Wave is the first smartphone running Samsung's own Bada OS. It's also got some nice specs and excellent ergonomics. What's there not to like about it. Obviously, the phone (and platform) is off to a good start with over one million Wave...


Samsung S7230E Wave 723 live photos fresh off the IFA 2010 floor

Samsung S7230E Wave 723 live photos fresh off the IFA 2010 floor

3 September, 2010 | comments (23)

The Samsung S7230E Wave 723 (a real mouthful) was announced only recently and today at the IFA 2010 floor we had the chance to see it in person for the first time. The Samsung Wave 723 is based on Samsung's Bada OS and is supposed to be the...


Samsung S7230E Wave 723 claims the entry level smartphone market

Samsung S7230E Wave 723 claims the entry level smartphone market

30 August, 2010 | comments (29)

Samsung has just announced the next member of the Wave family, the Samsung S7230E Wave 723. Like its more expensive brother, the S8500 Wave, the Wave 723 will also be based on the Bada platform. While it doesn't sport a Super AMOLED touchscreen,...


Samsung Wave sales reach 1M, Galaxy S keeps the pace

Samsung Wave sales reach 1M, Galaxy S keeps the pace

13 July, 2010 | comments (114)

Today Samsung announced an important milestone for the first handset to run their very own Bada OS. The SuperAMOLED-packing Samsung S8500 Wave sales have exceeded 1 million units worldwide, just under four short weeks after its release. It might...


Samsung S8500 Wave users getting NFS: Shift game for free

Samsung S8500 Wave users getting NFS: Shift game for free

27 June, 2010 | comments (118)

Samsung are offering a free Need for Speed: Shift game to Samsung S8500 Wave owners - to promote both Wave with its Bada OS and the Samsung Apps store. It is a limited time offer, so you Wave owners better hurry. The iPhone 4 with its gyroscopes...


The second wave: Samsung S5250 Wave 2 and S5330 Wave 2 Pro

The second wave: Samsung S5250 Wave 2 and S5330 Wave 2 Pro

15 June, 2010 | comments (39)

Bada OS welcomes two new phones today - meet the Samsung S5250 Wave 2 and the Samsung S5330 Wave 2 Pro. The Wave successors plan to expand the reach of the Bada OS with more competitive pricing. The 'Wave 2' name suggests that the duo boasts...


Samsung to unveil Wave 2, Wave 2 Pro and Omnia Pro 4 tomorrow

Samsung to unveil Wave 2, Wave 2 Pro and Omnia Pro 4 tomorrow

14 June, 2010 | comments (57)

The first Bada phone - Wave - has just hit the market, but Samsung is already preparing its successors. Wave 2 and the QWERTY-packed Wave 2 Pro will be unveiled tomorrow along with Windows-based Omnia Pro 4. There is no information on any of...


Rumored Samsung I5801 coming soon to UK as the Galaxy Apollo

Rumored Samsung I5801 coming soon to UK as the Galaxy Apollo

13 June, 2010 | comments (35)

Surprisingly, without any announcement, a teaser of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Apollo showed up on Samsung UK website. It is even more intriguing that Orange UK has already listed it as "Coming soon". Apparently, the Galaxy Apollo is actually the...


Samsung S8500 Wave to finally arrive in UK stores on 28 May

Samsung S8500 Wave to finally arrive in UK stores on 28 May

14 May, 2010 | comments (36)

We've been waiting for the Samsung S8500 Wave to become available for way too long but finally the waiting is almost over. Pre-orders are now accepted in the UK and the phone is said to start shipping on 28 May. The Wave certainly is one of the...


Vodafone getting Samsung Wave and Galaxy S soon, others too

Vodafone getting Samsung Wave and Galaxy S soon, others too

13 May, 2010 | comments (22)

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini and the SuperAMOLED touting Samsung S8500 Wave and I9000 Galaxy S smartphones, as well as a few others will be available on Vodafone in the near future. The SuperAMOLED duo runs two of the newest touch OSes -...


Samsung releases Bada SDK beta 2 to all developers

Samsung releases Bada SDK beta 2 to all developers

07 May, 2010 | comments (53)

Today Samsung releases beta 2 of their Bada SDK. You may now start creating your Bada apps and then deploy them on the first Bada phone the S8500 Wave. The SDK includes the IDE (integrated development environment), Simulator, UI builder,...