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Entry-level Samsung Galaxy Chat pairs ICS with a hardware QWERTY

Entry-level Samsung Galaxy Chat pairs ICS with a hardware QWERTY

04 July, 2012 | comments (58)

The Samsung Galaxy Chat just became official, a couple of days after we saw it in a leaked image. The QWERTY candybar phone will run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box with Sammy's traditional TouchWiz skin. The Samsung Galaxy Chat...


Google pulls the Galaxy Nexus from the Play Store in the US

Google pulls the Galaxy Nexus from the Play Store in the US

04 July, 2012 | comments (88)

Last week we reported that Apple successfully managed to block the sales of the Galaxy Nexus in the US, when the US court found Samsung/Google infringing upon some of Apple's search related patents. Now we are finally seeing the effects of...


Samsung B5330 QWERTY candybar with ICS leaks

Samsung B5330 QWERTY candybar with ICS leaks

02 July, 2012 | comments (55)

QWERTY Android smartphones are rare to come by, but it appears they are not ready to go extinct just yet. The just leaked Samsung B5330 proves that at least one manufacturer still has some faith in this form factor. Leaked from some Chinese...


Samsung Omnia W gets Windows Phone Tango update

Samsung Omnia W gets Windows Phone Tango update

01 July, 2012 | comments (91)

Yesterday, we reported that the ageing Dell Venue Pro got the Tango update. Now another, newer and far more popular Windows Phone, the Samsung Omnia W, is getting ready to Tango. Several users in India are reporting that their Omnia W has...


EXCLUSIVE: Galaxy Note 2 5.5

EXCLUSIVE: Galaxy Note 2 5.5" screen, narrower body confirmed

28 June, 2012 | comments (179)

We already knew that a successor to the wildly successful Galaxy Note is already in the works and that it might feature a 5.5" AMOLED. Now, an insider source, whom we have good reasons to trust has send us a tip, saying the screen size is now...


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM leaked for the Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM leaked for the Galaxy Nexus

28 June, 2012 | comments (46)

It's just been over twelve hours since Google announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and a signed copy of the OS has already been leaked online for the Galaxy Nexus. The leaked ROM is for 'takju', that is, the GSM Galaxy Nexus variant that has...


Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets a healthy price reduction

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets a healthy price reduction

27 June, 2012 | comments (57)

We already know that the Google Nexus 7 is arguably the sweetest way to get into the Android tablet realm. As powerful as it might be however, the slate cannot make phone calls. In on order to make sure you get that base covered in an appropriate...


Samsung expects to sell 10 million Galaxy S III units by July

Samsung expects to sell 10 million Galaxy S III units by July

25 June, 2012 | comments (152)

JK Shin – Samsung’s head of communications – has announced the Galaxy S III sales will reach the 10 million milestone by the end of July. According to earlier reports there were 9 million Galaxy S III pre-orders before the official launch of the...


Korean Galaxy S III to be the first quad-core LTE phone

Korean Galaxy S III to be the first quad-core LTE phone

24 June, 2012 | comments (27)

Until now, if you wanted LTE support to go with your Galaxy S III, you'd have to sacrifice some processing power, namely the quad-core Exynos chipset, which does not support LTE. Evidence of this can be found in both the US and Japanese versions of...


T-Mobile to allegedly get the Samsung Galaxy Note in the US

T-Mobile to allegedly get the Samsung Galaxy Note in the US

24 June, 2012 | comments (21)

Looks like AT&T won't be the only carrier to have the Samsung Galaxy Note in the US for long. It seems T-Mobile too has plans to launch their very own version, according to Cell Phone Signal. The phone in question is said to launch on July...


Samsung Galaxy S III explodes, causes still unknown

Samsung Galaxy S III explodes, causes still unknown

21 June, 2012 | comments (423)

There was a time when the exploding iPhones got huge media coverage. Today the case is quite similar – the hottest phone on the market – the Galaxy S III – became even hotter to the point of catching fire. The unpleasant incident occurred in...


Samsung wins patent battle against Apple in Holland

Samsung wins patent battle against Apple in Holland

21 June, 2012 | comments (86)

The Dutch supreme court in the Hague has ruled that Apple provide compensation to Samsung for infringement of various 3G patents. The infringing devices include previous generation Apple phones and tablets, namely the iPad 2 and iPhone 4, but not...

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Nokia, Samsung, Huawei, HTC to make the first phones with WP8

Nokia, Samsung, Huawei, HTC to make the first phones with WP8

20 June, 2012 | comments (57)

Microsoft's preview of the upcoming Windows Phone 8 mobile OS is over and there's an important takeaway - which companies will debut the first WP8 phones and where the chipsets for those phones will come from. Nokia is obviously one of the...


Samsung Galaxy Note II launch supposedly set for this fall

Samsung Galaxy Note II launch supposedly set for this fall

20 June, 2012 | comments (80)

The original Samsung Galaxy Note was a big hit for Samsung, selling some 7 million units since coming on the market late last year. Rumors abound that its next iteration will come this October, in anticipation of a fall release date for rival tech...


Supply shortages plague Sprint and T-Mobile Galaxy S III launch

Supply shortages plague Sprint and T-Mobile Galaxy S III launch

20 June, 2012 | comments (28)

As you know, tomorrow is the big day when Samsung's latest and greatest smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will officially land in US stores. It appears though, not all carriers will be having a perfectly smooth time with the launch. T-Mobile says it...


Samsung launches SAFE Galaxy S III,  warms corporate hearts

Samsung launches SAFE Galaxy S III, warms corporate hearts

18 June, 2012 | comments (38)

Now that Samsung has wowed Android fans with the Galaxy S III, it going to try and attract some enterprise users with its new SAFE brand of devices. Standing for Samsung Approved for Enterprise, SAFE is Samsung's go at making Android devices...


Canadian Galaxy S III will get 50GB of Dropbox storage

Canadian Galaxy S III will get 50GB of Dropbox storage

17 June, 2012 | comments (22)

Back when the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III was announced, we reported that it will be getting 50GB of Dropbox storage for free. That's 48GB in addition to the usual 2GB you get after creating an account. However, when the...


Samsung Galaxy S III launch gets delayed to June 27 in Canada

Samsung Galaxy S III launch gets delayed to June 27 in Canada

16 June, 2012 | comments (45)

There is no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S III has struck a cord with the smartphone buyer. It's so popular, in fact, that Samsung can't make enough of them, which has resulted in a bit of a delay for the Canadian market. Due to unprecedented...


Apple and Samsung made 55% of smartphone shipments in Q1 2012

Apple and Samsung made 55% of smartphone shipments in Q1 2012

15 June, 2012 | comments (105)

It was only a month ago when we told you that Apple and Samsung share 99% of all profits in the market for mobile phones. Today we have a new report for you, which breaks down the smartphone segment in a similar fashion and, unsurprisingly, the...

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Samsung responds to Galaxy S II / Note eMMC bug problem

Samsung responds to Galaxy S II / Note eMMC bug problem

15 June, 2012 | comments (91)

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S II or the Galaxy Note and are a regular member of the xda-developers forum, you may already be aware of a bug with some of these devices where erasing the eMMC could hard brick your phone. This problem would surface...