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Samsung acknowledges Exynos exploit, promises quick fix

Samsung acknowledges Exynos exploit, promises quick fix

19 December, 2012 | comments (58)

In an official statement, Samsung has confirmed a reported vulnerability in Exynos kernel code that could be exploited by certain applications. This includes the international versions of the Samsung Galaxy S III, S II, and Note II. It is...


iSuppli: Samsung tops Nokia as the cellphone top dog in 2012

iSuppli: Samsung tops Nokia as the cellphone top dog in 2012

19 December, 2012 | comments (125)

IHS iSuppli has released a preliminary forecast report for the total shipments of cellphone companies in 2012 and has unsurprisingly it shows that that Samsung is in the lead. This is the first time in 14 years that a company other than Nokia has...


Galaxy S II and Note to get 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in January

Galaxy S II and Note to get 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in January

18 December, 2012 | comments (117)

Here is some good news for the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note loyal users. The Jelly Bean update is coming as soon as early January. As indicated by the leaked test ROM, both devices will skip the initial Jelly Bean 4.1.1 release and move straight...


Samsung announces Galaxy Grand with 5-inch WVGA display

Samsung announces Galaxy Grand with 5-inch WVGA display

18 December, 2012 | comments (150)

Samsung has announced a new Android based smartphone, called the Galaxy Grand. The main feature here is the 5-inch, 800 x 480 resolution LCD, making it smaller only to the Note series in Samsung's smartphone lineup. Other features on this...


Judge throws out Samsung's claim of jury misconduct

Judge throws out Samsung's claim of jury misconduct

18 December, 2012 | comments (41)

The Apple vs. Samsung legal battle in the US courts is back in the news again. As you may know, Samsung had asked the court to look into a case of suspected jury misconduct, specifically into jury foreman Velvin Hogan, who may have been biased in...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Amazon discounts Sprint Galaxy Note II to $99.99

Amazon discounts Sprint Galaxy Note II to $99.99

17 December, 2012 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II can normally be bought from Sprint in the US for a penny under $300 on a two-year contract, but Amazon is currently offering a nice discount on it. The Galaxy Note II can be yours for $99.99 on the same Sprint deal. The...


Verizon Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update starts rolling out

Verizon Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update starts rolling out

17 December, 2012 | comments (11)

The Verizon Galaxy S III in the US is being treated to some Jelly Bean. Verizon has started pushing out the update to devices and you should see a notification on your phone soon. If not, you can try checking manually if the update is available for...


Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

17 December, 2012 | comments (58)

A security issue has been identified on Android devices running Samsung's Exynos processors, which includes phones such as the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Note and the Note II (international models). The issue was identified by an xda-developers...


Budget-oriented Samsung I8262D with Jelly Bean leaks

Budget-oriented Samsung I8262D with Jelly Bean leaks

13 December, 2012 | comments (36)

Yet another Samsung leak from China, this time in the form of the dual-SIM GT-I8262D. Specs-wise there's nothing really groundbreaking, the smartphone offering a single-core 1 GHz CPU and WVGA screen. Alongside the 4.3 inch display, you'll...


The Samsung Ativ S will hit the UK tomorrow, Ativ Tab on friday

The Samsung Ativ S will hit the UK tomorrow, Ativ Tab on friday

12 December, 2012 | comments (38)

The Samsung Ativ S will be available and in stock in the UK starting tomorrow, December 13, while the Windows RT-running Ativ Tab could be bought on Friday. The Ativ S became available in Austria yesterday and will soon come to Sweden as...


Photos of Samsung Galaxy S II Plus and Grand Duos surface

Photos of Samsung Galaxy S II Plus and Grand Duos surface

12 December, 2012 | comments (44)

Two rumored Galaxy smartphones have taken a step closer to reality, as both got pictured and have had their specs leaked. Both will run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of box, and both take after previous Galaxy designs. The Samsung Galaxy S II...


Samsung Galaxy Note II gets Android 4.1.2 update

Samsung Galaxy Note II gets Android 4.1.2 update

11 December, 2012 | comments (129)

The Note II has been selling very well for the Korean tech giant, so it's understandable that Samsung has been hard at work at getting all of the kinks out of the 4.1 Jelly Bean release. This latest update is being pushed out now to both the...


Samsung ATIV S now available in Austria, soon in Sweden

Samsung ATIV S now available in Austria, soon in Sweden

11 December, 2012 | comments (15)

Announced back in the end of August, the Samsung ATIV S was expected to be available to users this month. However, the device was never to be seen anywhere up until now when it popped up on T-Mobile Austria's website. The carrier currently...


IDC: Samsung and Apple on top of connected devices market

IDC: Samsung and Apple on top of connected devices market

11 December, 2012 | comments (51)

Analysts at IDC took a look at the connected device market - a category that encompasses computers, tablets and smartphones - and found that the phone and tablet market has a strong influence on the performance of individual companies and will only...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Lenovo, HP, Sony


Samsung Galaxy S IV to come in April with unbreakable screen?

Samsung Galaxy S IV to come in April with unbreakable screen?

06 December, 2012 | comments (328)

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S IV is making the headlines again with new rumors hinting at a possible April 2013 announcement date. In addition, Reuters is reporting some gossip about an unbreakable display that the flagship will be featuring....


Galaxy S III gets Android 4.1.2 update, lots of Note II features

Galaxy S III gets Android 4.1.2 update, lots of Note II features

05 December, 2012 | comments (280)

Samsung is now seeding the Android 4.1.2 update for the Galaxy S III. The update brings the new Multi-View multitasking interface, system apps, controls, settings and more. Samsung has just started seeding the Android 4.1.2 update for the Galaxy...


Jelly Bean update now available on AT&T Galaxy S III

Jelly Bean update now available on AT&T Galaxy S III

04 December, 2012 | comments (27)

AT&T owners of the Galaxy S III, rejoice! The wait is finally over - the Jelly Bean update for your favorite droid is now available. Unfortunately, there is no over-the-air option for now, and you will have to use Kies to get the update. Just...


Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | comments (156)

For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current...


Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus headed towards Europe soon

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus headed towards Europe soon

03 December, 2012 | comments (31)

A leaked ROM has revealed that Samsung is preparing to announce a Plus version of the Galaxy Pocket. The Samsung Galaxy Pocket will soon be replaced with a Plus edition Carrying the model number GT-S5301, there isn't much yet known about...


It could take Apple 12-18 months to break ties with Samsung

It could take Apple 12-18 months to break ties with Samsung

30 November, 2012 | comments (122)

In light of all the recent legal drama between Apple and Samsung, it's rumored that the Cupertino-based tech giant could be in the search for someone else to manufacture the proprietary Ax SoCs found in its smartphones and tablets. Tech analyst...

Tags: Apple, Samsung