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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for $400

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for $400

09 April, 2013 | comments (87)

Following last weeks debut in the UK, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for a suggested price of $400. It will be available directly from Samsung, as well as Amazon, Best Buy, Newegg, Staples and...


Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 specs list confirms 6.3

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 specs list confirms 6.3" HD display

09 April, 2013 | comments (141)

Following the footsteps of the Galaxy Mega 5.8 yesterday, comes the complete specs sheet of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 upcoming phablet. According to SamMobile, the Galaxy Mega 6.3 will pack a 6.3" PLS display of HD resolution and is going...

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Samsung Galaxy Mega specs confirmed, 5.8-inch display in tow

Samsung Galaxy Mega specs confirmed, 5.8-inch display in tow

08 April, 2013 | comments (148)

Samsung is all set to introduce a new series of "Galaxy Mega" smartphones and the detailed specifications of the first of those have surfaced online. According to a report from SamMobile, the Galaxy Mega 5.8, which is codenamed as GT-I9152...

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Samsung announces global availability for the Galaxy Win

Samsung announces global availability for the Galaxy Win

08 April, 2013 | comments (72)

The Samsung Galaxy Win was announced last week as a China exclusive, but today the company announced it's going to be making the mid-ranger available globally. The smartphone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, packs a 4.7”...

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Apple slide-to-unlock patent invalidated by the German court

Apple slide-to-unlock patent invalidated by the German court

05 April, 2013 | comments (192)

It seems Apple is going to lose its slide-to-unlock gesture patent, at least in the EU, since a German court has declared it invalid. Everything started last year when Apple won an injunction against Motorola Mobility and attempted to ban the...


comScore on US market: iOS on the rise, Android down

comScore on US market: iOS on the rise, Android down

05 April, 2013 | comments (166)

comScore has been keeping track of smartphone usage in the US and has noticed Apple and iOS rising over the three month period ending in February. Apple asserted itself as the top smartphone vendor in the country with a 38.4% market share (up 3.9...


Samsung releases Q1 financial estimates, has a record in sight

Samsung releases Q1 financial estimates, has a record in sight

04 April, 2013 | comments (41)

Samsung released its Q1 financial guidance. In the eve of the Samsung Galaxy S4 retail launch, the Korean manufacturer is on path of achieving fifth record-setting financial quarter in a row. Currently valued at $220 billion, Samsung...

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AT&T reconsiders, will offer $200 Samsung Galaxy S4 too

AT&T reconsiders, will offer $200 Samsung Galaxy S4 too

03 April, 2013 | comments (44)

AT&T was one of the first carriers to announce the Samsung Galaxy S4 availability at the Unpacked event day. A few days ago the carrier also revealed the official pricing and the date when the pre-order campaign kicks off. As it turns out the...

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Samsung aims to sell 500 million phones in 2013

Samsung aims to sell 500 million phones in 2013

03 April, 2013 | comments (78)

Samsung's golden run at the top continues and the Koreans are aiming to increase the gap to its followers in the cellphone market. The company's success relies heavily on its popular Galaxy series of smartphones and the incredibly large portfolio of...

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Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Win leaks, quad-core chipset inside

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Win leaks, quad-core chipset inside

03 April, 2013 | comments (46)

Samsung seems to be working on another dual-SIM Galaxy Smartphone, probably to succeed the Galaxy Grand we met with recently. The rumored handset should be called I8552 Galaxy Win. The Galaxy Win is supposed to be powered by the Qualcomm 8625Q...

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Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 to debut in May or June, cost €300

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 to debut in May or June, cost €300

03 April, 2013 | comments (35)

Another year, another Galaxy Ace smartphone is in the works. According to SamMobile, Samsung is preparing a follow-up to the Galaxy Ace 2 with an updated screen, processor and more color options. The Galaxy Ace 3 would carry the GT-S7272...


Samsung makes Galaxy Star and Pocket Neo official

Samsung makes Galaxy Star and Pocket Neo official

02 April, 2013 | comments (29)

The venue is the Samsung Forum in South Africa and the news are the Samsung Galaxy Star and Galaxy Pocket Neo. Both handsets are now official and have been updated with specifications but we're yet to find about their respected availabilities and...

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Samsung start Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy Ace 2

Samsung start Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy Ace 2

02 April, 2013 | comments (117)

If was a known fact that Samsung was testing out the Jelly Bean firmware for its Galaxy Ace 2 smartphone and the leaked firmware had confirmed that the official rollout was just around the corner. Now, Samsung has officially announced that the first...

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Here are the launch dates for Galaxy S4 in Eastern Europe

Here are the launch dates for Galaxy S4 in Eastern Europe

02 April, 2013 | comments (28)

A global launch of a smartphone is no easy task – there are long lists of which country gets what and when. The latest list (courtesy of SamMobile) about the Samsung Galaxy S4 is about the Eastern European launch of the flagship droid (including...

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Samsung Galaxy Mega handsets with 5.8

Samsung Galaxy Mega handsets with 5.8" and 6.3" screens coming

02 April, 2013 | comments (125)

Samsung is preparing to introduce a new series of Galaxy devices carrying the Mega moniker, a report by SamMobile suggests. The information comes from an inside source, who confirmed that two Galaxy Mega smartphones are in the works. The...


HTC One pre-orders on AT&T get tipped for an April 5 kick-off

HTC One pre-orders on AT&T get tipped for an April 5 kick-off

01 April, 2013 | comments (18)

AT&T's pre-order plans for the metal-clad HTC One made their way online slightly ahead of schedule. The smartphone's order books will reportedly be opened this coming Friday, on April 5. Users who want to enjoy the aluminum unibody of the...

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Shares of Android, Samsung and Sprint rise in early 2013

Shares of Android, Samsung and Sprint rise in early 2013

01 April, 2013 | comments (44)

The market share of Android has continued to climb and the shares of Sprint and the current global market leader Samsung have also seen an increase in the US, according to a report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. The data suggests that the...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini could go official this week

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini could go official this week

01 April, 2013 | comments (57)

Just a couple of weeks after the company made its new Galaxy S4 flagship a reality, there's word that Samsung is getting ready to announce the new Galaxy S4 Mini, which could come as early as this week. Rumors say that the device is slated...


US Cellular and Verizon to also offer the Samsung Galaxy S4

US Cellular and Verizon to also offer the Samsung Galaxy S4

30 March, 2013 | comments (27)

US Cellular and Verizon will be the joining AT&T in carrying the upcoming Galaxy S4. The former has even put up a preorder page for the smartphone, so that those who are interested can sign-up for instant updates on its...


Galaxy S4 mini confirmed by Samsung SVP

Galaxy S4 mini confirmed by Samsung SVP

29 March, 2013 | comments (58)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 has leaked a few times before but this slip comes from Lee Keon Hyok, Senior Vice President at Samsung Electronics who talked to BusinessWeek. Apparently, “the Galaxy S 4 doesn’t come out until late April. It’s fast, has a...