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Apple and Samsung drop lawsuits outside the US

Apple and Samsung drop lawsuits outside the US

06 August, 2014 | comments (29)

In a surprising move, both Apple and Samsung have decided to drop the lawsuits between themselves outside the US. The companies haven't signed any licensing agreement, though, and the lawsuits within the US shall continue. The Apple vs....


Samsung’s Sept 3 Unpacked event will take place in three cities

Samsung’s Sept 3 Unpacked event will take place in three cities

05 August, 2014 | comments (48)

More details on Samsung’s upcoming Unpacked event on September 3 became available as official invites made their way to media members. It turns out that Unpacked Episode 2 will be held simultaneously in three cities – Berlin, Beijing, and New York....

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All-blue Samsung Galaxy S5 lands in the US on August 17

All-blue Samsung Galaxy S5 lands in the US on August 17

05 August, 2014 | comments (17)

Best Buy has just announced that it will exclusively sell an all-blue version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 starting on Sunday, August 17. The hue is still called Electric Blue, but unlike the color of the same name that's already available...

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New photos size up the Galaxy Alpha against the iPhone 5s

New photos size up the Galaxy Alpha against the iPhone 5s

05 August, 2014 | comments (54)

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks just keep on coming. The latest one is a double one including partial specifications as well as new photos. Courtesy of Twitter user @culeaks, we can now see the Samsung Galaxy Alpha compared with the iPhone 5s. The...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha UAProf shows at least five versions

Samsung Galaxy Alpha UAProf shows at least five versions

05 August, 2014 | comments (17)

The upcoming iPhone 6 rival, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, has been leaking from every crack of the Internet – hands-on photos, pre-order price, you name it. Now the Samsung site hosts the User Agent profiles of no less than five versions of the...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to have a 5.5

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to have a 5.5" screen, ISOCELL camera

05 August, 2014 | comments (75)

A report coming out of China details the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and it contradicts some of the earlier rumors. For one, it states the screen of the new phablet will actually be smaller than that of its predecessor, going back to...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha pre-order up before its announcement

Samsung Galaxy Alpha pre-order up before its announcement

04 August, 2014 | comments (32)

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha can now be pre-ordered in the U.K. ahead of its official unveiling. The Galaxy Alpha comes with a hefty price tag to match its metallic shell: £549. The listing doesn’t indicate when the phone will become available, but...


Samsung sends out UNPACKED invites for September 3

Samsung sends out UNPACKED invites for September 3

04 August, 2014 | comments (47)

Mark your calendars folks, the Samsung UNPACKED event is officially scheduled for September 3. The show will start pretty early on, 14:00 local time, but we'll be on site ready to report on all the new gadgets. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will...

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A set of photos shows Samsung Galaxy Alpha in its full glory

A set of photos shows Samsung Galaxy Alpha in its full glory

04 August, 2014 | comments (109)

A new set of Samsung Galaxy Alpha photos has appeared online. The phone is shown in its full glory, with the screen on as well as its metal sides. This isn't the first time the phone has leaked out. However, it's the first time we see it in...

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Canalys: Motorola tops Nokia phone shipments in India in Q2

Canalys: Motorola tops Nokia phone shipments in India in Q2

03 August, 2014 | comments (109)

Analysts company Canalys has outed a report outlining the top smartphone manufacturers in India and it comes with a twist. For the Q2 2014, Motorola has sold more smartphones than Nokia (Microsoft Mobile) taking the fourth place and leaving the...


Week 31 in review: iPhone 6, Xperia Z3 Compact, Nokia X2

Week 31 in review: iPhone 6, Xperia Z3 Compact, Nokia X2

03 August, 2014 | comments (29)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 31 of 2014 saw a lot of rumors and interesting leaks, as well as speculation whether the Nokia X2 will live or...


Microsoft takes Samsung to court over contract disagreement

Microsoft takes Samsung to court over contract disagreement

02 August, 2014 | comments (129)

Microsoft is taking Samsung to court over a dispute in a contract between the two companies regarding patent royalty payments. Samsung signed a cross-licensing patent deal with Microsoft in 2011, obliging the phone maker to pay royalties for every...


Counterclockwise: iPhone rumors, Skype on WM, and the Nokia 500

Counterclockwise: iPhone rumors, Skype on WM, and the Nokia 500

01 August, 2014 | comments (4)

This weeks' edition of Counterclockwise has us looking back at several historic milestones for the likes of Skype, Samsung, Nokia, and Apple. Early August is typically the time when iPhone rumors start ramping up in anticipation of Apple's events,...


Read how the Samsung Galaxy Mega saved this man's life

Read how the Samsung Galaxy Mega saved this man's life

01 August, 2014 | comments (78)

Samsung may want to add another feature to its Galaxy Mega phone's spec sheet: that the device is bullet proof. A Taiwanese man was shot in the chest during a heated dispute about a misplaced wallet. The shooter was apparently not pleased with...

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SIM-free Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini already in stock in the UK

SIM-free Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini already in stock in the UK

01 August, 2014 | comments (7)

The official release date for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini in the UK is August 7, just like we told you a few days ago. However, if you're impatient and must have this smartphone as soon as possible, a couple of online retailers are reporting that...

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Apple iPhone 6 back logo unlikely to act as a notification light

Apple iPhone 6 back logo unlikely to act as a notification light

01 August, 2014 | comments (60)

A couple of weeks ago we covered a report suggesting that Apple would be using its logo to double as a pulsating notification light. This received a lot of positive feedback, but another, in-depth look at the iPhone 6 back housing suggests...

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Galaxy S5 LTE-A for Europe to allegedly have a full HD display

Galaxy S5 LTE-A for Europe to allegedly have a full HD display

01 August, 2014 | comments (39)

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A for Europe, or SM-G901, has gone through the usual 'benchmarking before the launch' process. According to the leaked GFXBench results, the S5 LTE-A for Europe won't have the QHD display and you'll have to settle...

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha specs leak ahead of August 13 outing

Samsung Galaxy Alpha specs leak ahead of August 13 outing

31 July, 2014 | comments (44)

Another day, another rumor about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The Korean company's first ever Android smartphone to come with a metallic design is now said to be launching on August 13. Yesterday's leak claimed that the Alpha would get...


Samsung plans two new flagship phones in the next six months

Samsung plans two new flagship phones in the next six months

31 July, 2014 | comments (72)

Following the somewhat underwhelming Samsung second quarter performance, Kim Hyun-Joon, the company's senior vice president of its mobile communications business, tried to ease things with the investors. He said the company is preparing to launch...

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Samsung in Q2: lowest quarterly profit in two years

Samsung in Q2: lowest quarterly profit in two years

31 July, 2014 | comments (82)

Samsung unveiled its Q2 earning report and the numbers match the guidance published earlier. The consolidated revenue of Samsung Electronics was $50.9 billion and net profit is down almost 20% since last year, $6.1 billion. That's a significant...

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