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Tizen-powered Samsung SM-Z9005 live photo surfaces

Tizen-powered Samsung SM-Z9005 live photo surfaces

28 January, 2014 | comments (17)

The famous tipster @evleaks has delivered another interesting spy shot. This time it's a blurry live picture of Samsung's first Tizen device - the SM-Z9005, codenamed Redwood. We already got a glimpse of the SM-Z9005 Redwood specs - a dual-core...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


SA: Samsung lead smartphone charge in 2013 with 320M sales

SA: Samsung lead smartphone charge in 2013 with 320M sales

28 January, 2014 | comments (34)

A report by Strategy Analytics has it that global smartphone shipments reached a record 990 million units in 2013. This comes slightly short of the 1 billion estimated by IDC, but that kind of difference is negligible when dealing with estimates....

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Android 4.4 KitKat test firmware leaks for AT&T Galaxy S4

Android 4.4 KitKat test firmware leaks for AT&T Galaxy S4

27 January, 2014 | comments (14)

Now that the Galaxy Note 3 KitKat firmware is rolling out globally, Samsung is focused to deliver the latest Android version on the Galaxy S4 as well. It seems there are already test firmwares and one of those has popped up over at XDA...


Samsung and Ericsson settle patent quarrel for $650 million

Samsung and Ericsson settle patent quarrel for $650 million

27 January, 2014 | comments (22)

Swedish company Ecisson announced today that it has reached an agreement with Samsung to end their 2012 patent infringement case. Samsung has accepted to pay up $650 million in addition to years of royalties. The details regarding what...

Tags: Samsung, Ericsson


Samsung and Google sign a long-term license agreement

Samsung and Google sign a long-term license agreement

26 January, 2014 | comments (51)

Samsung and Google signed a long-term partnership which will see the two giants share their patent portfolios. The deal will cover the companies’ current and future patents over the next ten years. The partnership will spread over a broad...

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Samsung sends invites for Tizen event at MWC

Samsung sends invites for Tizen event at MWC

24 January, 2014 | comments (41)

Delayed (again) but not dead (yet) – Samsung has sent out invites to a Tizen event at MWC where it will showcase the newest Tizen devices. "What devices?" you might be asking yourself – so far only a camera has been announced, a variation on the...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Android 4.4 for Galaxy Note 3 now seeding in India and Baltic region

Android 4.4 for Galaxy Note 3 now seeding in India and Baltic region

24 January, 2014 | comments (212)

Poland and its S800-based Galaxy Note 3 unites were the first to taste the Android 4.4 KitKat with the latest TouchWiz upgrade. It seems the update has had no major issues as now Samsung is pushing it to other regions as well. The...


Samsung’s Q4 2013 earnings reveal a dip in operating profit

Samsung’s Q4 2013 earnings reveal a dip in operating profit

23 January, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung released it Q4 2013 earnings report. As initially expected, the Korean giant’s operating profit has taken a dip despite the presence of record revenues. The company reported operating profit of 8.3 trillion won (about $7.7 billion)...

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Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S III Neo+ goes official in China

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S III Neo+ goes official in China

23 January, 2014 | comments (40)

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo continues its journey of leaks, the company has launched the Galaxy S III Neo+ in China. Featuring a similar design to the Galaxy S3, the S3 Neo+ is built around a 4.8" Super AMOLED display, which rocks 720p...

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Samsung shows off Galaxy S4 La Fleur edition

Samsung shows off Galaxy S4 La Fleur edition

23 January, 2014 | comments (26)

Samsung's been doing its La Fleur thing for quite a while now, giving popular Samsung devices a custom paintjob specifically targeted at the female audience. The latest smartphone to be joining the La Fleur lineup is the Samsung Galaxy S4. The...


Press images of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo leaked

Press images of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo leaked

22 January, 2014 | comments (34)

It seems that when we brought you the news about the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo with our exclusive coverage of its features last week we opened some sort of floodgates. The phablet can't stay out of the spotlight ever since, making numerous...

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Samsung found to infringe on yet another Apple patent

Samsung found to infringe on yet another Apple patent

22 January, 2014 | comments (107)

In the latest Apple vs. Samsung patent trial held in California's Northern District court, Judge Lucy Koh entered a summary judgment yesterday finding Samsung's Android-based devices as infringing on a specific patent held by Apple. Besides...

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Samsung official confirms Tizen delayed once again

Samsung official confirms Tizen delayed once again

22 January, 2014 | comments (20)

A Samsung official from the Samsung Electronics' Media Solution Center in South Korea has given a statement that Tizen will be, sadly and once again, delayed. He shares no details on when the custom Lunux-based OS will hit the market but only...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Olympic Edition comes out

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Olympic Edition comes out

22 January, 2014 | comments (18)

Back in October last year, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 3 as the official phone for the Winter Olympics in the Russian city of Sochi. As the Games draw near the company also unveiled a dedicated Olympics edition that you can purchase as some...

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Verizon gets exclusivity on Rose Gold Galaxy Note 3

Verizon gets exclusivity on Rose Gold Galaxy Note 3

22 January, 2014 | comments (9)

Samsung unveiled a Rose Gold version of the Galaxy Note 3 in late November last year and a couple of days later announced it will launch in China in December. Now it has come to the US too as a Verizon exclusive, following a Korean launch early this...


Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2 KitKat updates coming late March

Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2 KitKat updates coming late March

21 January, 2014 | comments (178)

A Samsung insider says that a couple of former flagships will get updated to the latest version of Android 4.4.2 KitKat within the next couple of months. Namely, the Galaxy S3 and Note 2 should get the update by the end of March this year. A...


Samsung to unveil Galaxy S5 on February 23

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S5 on February 23

21 January, 2014 | comments (130)

The rumors surrounding the next generation Galaxy S smartphone are coming in thick and fast. Firstly, the device was tipped for a March release, which was even backed up by a statement from the company's VP, but we then had a Samsung executive...


Samsung Galaxy S5 - no iris but fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S5 - no iris but fingerprint scanner

20 January, 2014 | comments (224)

According to reports from various industry sources Samsung has decided to skip the iris scanner for its upcoming Galaxy S5 flagship, but instead will focus on fingerprint scanning technology. According to a KoreanHerald source, who wished to...


Exynos-based Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4 KitKat

Exynos-based Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4 KitKat

20 January, 2014 | comments (66)

The Android 4.4 KitKat firmware for the Snapdragon 800-powered Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is already seeding in Poland and even more countries will be getting it very soon. Today, just a week after the S800 ROM became official, the Exynos 5 Octa...


Another screenshot of next-gen Samsung TouchWiz leaks

Another screenshot of next-gen Samsung TouchWiz leaks

19 January, 2014 | comments (120)

Roughly a couple of weeks after its first appearance, a new screenshot of Samsung’s next generation TouchWiz user interface made the rounds. Once again, the capture got out on Twitter thanks to @evleaks. The screenshot shows a revamped UI in the...