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Galaxy S III Developer Edition now live on Samsung's website

Galaxy S III Developer Edition now live on Samsung's website

16 July, 2012 | comments (21)

Last week we reported that Samsung and Verizon are working on a special Developer Edition of their new Galaxy S III smartphone. The main feature of this device is that it will feature a user unlockable bootloader and will be sold without a contract...


Samsung gets expedited Galaxy Nexus injunction hearing

Samsung gets expedited Galaxy Nexus injunction hearing

14 July, 2012 | comments (150)

The US Court of Appeals has granted Samsung's request to expedite its appeal of the preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus. The company must file its court brief to start the process before July 16 and Apple has until July 30 to...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Misc


Samsung Galaxy Note plagued by display issues

Samsung Galaxy Note plagued by display issues

12 July, 2012 | comments (210)

The Samsung Galaxy Note has been enjoying pretty smooth sailing ever since its launch at the end of last year, but it turns out the device isn't perfectly problem-free. It turns out that the 5.3" phoneblet is plagued by a display issue, which was...


Samsung plans to unveil the Galaxy Note 2 on August 30

Samsung plans to unveil the Galaxy Note 2 on August 30

12 July, 2012 | comments (87)

According to the Korean Digital Daily website Samsung is planning to have an Unpacked event for the Galaxy Note 2. It should happen on August 30 - a day before the IFA expo kicks off in Berlin, Germany. According to the information the event will...


AT&T to offers exclusive Garnet Red Samsung Galaxy S III

AT&T to offers exclusive Garnet Red Samsung Galaxy S III

12 July, 2012 | comments (44)

AT&T gets another exclusivity deal, this time on the Galaxy S III. It will be the only carrier in the world (at least for now) to offer the Garnet Red version of the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone. The Garnet Red edition will be available on...


Samsung quietly removes local search from Galaxy S III in the US

Samsung quietly removes local search from Galaxy S III in the US

12 July, 2012 | comments (76)

By now you may be aware of a certain Galaxy Nexus that was temporarily banned from selling in the US a while ago for infringing upon patents that belong to Apple. One of the patents in question was regarding local search where typing a word shows up...


Android ICS 4.0.4 for the Samsung Galaxy Note now seeding

Android ICS 4.0.4 for the Samsung Galaxy Note now seeding

11 July, 2012 | comments (296)

Samsung is working hard this summer. It already started rolling out the ICS updates for its Galaxy Tab lineup and the Galaxy S II, but it seems the phoneblet inbetween hasn't been forgotten either. Right after seeding the 4.0 ICS update for the...


Samsung and Verizon offer developer edition Galaxy S III

Samsung and Verizon offer developer edition Galaxy S III

11 July, 2012 | comments (19)

Samsung and Verizon have announced their plans on selling a special developer edition of the Galaxy S III in the US that will come with a bootloader that can be unlocked by the user. The phone will be sold without a contract for $599. Do note that...


Samsung Galaxy S II receiving the Android 4.0.4 update

Samsung Galaxy S II receiving the Android 4.0.4 update

10 July, 2012 | comments (292)

A few days ago, we reported that the official Android 4.0.4 for the Galaxy S II has been leaked and was available for download for those could not wait for it to arrive over the air. Well, if you are one of those who did wait, you will be...


Android 4.0 update now rolling to AT&T Galaxy Note

Android 4.0 update now rolling to AT&T Galaxy Note

10 July, 2012 | comments (18)

AT&T is finally rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to the Galaxy Note in the US. Although the international version received this update a while ago, those using the AT&T version can now join the fun as well. Just like the...


Samsung explains the reason for the exploded Galaxy S III

Samsung explains the reason for the exploded Galaxy S III

07 July, 2012 | comments (221)

Remember the Galaxy S III that exploded not so long ago? After the accident in Ireland, Samsung started an investigation to see what caused it and it's back with the results. The company even contracted Fire Investigations UK (FIUK) to help them...


Galaxy Nexus ban in the US gets temporarily suspended

Galaxy Nexus ban in the US gets temporarily suspended

07 July, 2012 | comments (58)

First we learned that Apple managed to win a temporary injunction against Samsung, which resulted in the Galaxy Nexus being banned from selling in the US. Then Google also pulled the phone from the Play Store, promising to issue a software update...


Samsung Galaxy Beam goes on sale in the UK for £395

Samsung Galaxy Beam goes on sale in the UK for £395

06 July, 2012 | comments (18)

The Samsung Galaxy Beam is finally up for grabs in the UK. Up until a couple of months ago it was available for pre-order but carried a hefty price tag of £430. Now, UK retailer Expansys has it for the more reasonable £395. While it's not the...


Samsung posts record profit,  Galaxy S III to hit 19M sales in Q2

Samsung posts record profit,  Galaxy S III to hit 19M sales in Q2

06 July, 2012 | comments (113)

Samsung hasn’t released its full Q2 financial report yet, but it unveiled some salient details on its performance. Largely thanks to the Galaxy line of Android smartphones, Samsung's profit reached a record $5.9 billion (up 79% year on year)....

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LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy S III launching in Korea next week

LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy S III launching in Korea next week

05 July, 2012 | comments (44)

The LTE-packing Samsung Galaxy S III for the Korean market has been officially announced. Unlike its US siblings, this one uses a quad-core Exynos chipset rather than a Qualcomm Snapdragon. As expected, the phone is a bit thicker than the...


Samsung will manufacture 28nm Qualcomm Snapdragon chips

Samsung will manufacture 28nm Qualcomm Snapdragon chips

04 July, 2012 | comments (49)

Yes, you read that right. Samsung, one of major producers of own-brand mobile silicon, is about to help Qualcomm produce some of their 28nm Snapdragon S4 SoCs. How about that? The reason for this is that Qualcomm's current manufacturing...


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...