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Alleged Samsung N7100 Galaxy Note II official photo surfaces

Alleged Samsung N7100 Galaxy Note II official photo surfaces

14 August, 2012 | comments (230)

The official announcement of the Samsung N7100 Galaxy Note II is just a couple of weeks away now, but only now we see what the new phoneblet might actually look like. We just got an alleged photo of the upcoming device, which reveals its front...


Gartner: Android dominance continues, iPhone growth slows

Gartner: Android dominance continues, iPhone growth slows

14 August, 2012 | comments (122)

Another day, another Q2 report - Gartner put out its assessment of the mobile phone world for the second quarter of this year, detailing how individual companies and smartphone OSes did. Interestingly, the worldwide market saw only 419 million...


T-Mobile bound, Windows 8 running Samsung handset leaks

T-Mobile bound, Windows 8 running Samsung handset leaks

13 August, 2012 | comments (24)

It appears that Windows Phone fans who are customers of T-Mobile US are in for a treat in the near future. A Windows Phone 8 running Samsung smartphone, carrying the T-Mobile specific model number SGH-T899 has leaked out in a user agent...


Black Galaxy S III goes up for pre-order in the UK

Black Galaxy S III goes up for pre-order in the UK

13 August, 2012 | comments (72)

When a black Galaxy S III appeared on Samsung's 2012 Olympics Facebook page, many people, us included, were having doubts about its existence and eventual availability. UK retailer MobileFun, however, has put everyone's doubt to rest with its...


Black Samsung Galaxy S III pops up in Carphone's inventory

Black Samsung Galaxy S III pops up in Carphone's inventory

11 August, 2012 | comments (84)

It looks like those pictures of Samsung Galaxy S III in black color scheme which we showed you a couple of days ago are indeed the real deal, folks. A black Samsung Galaxy S III has also appeared in Carphone Warehouse's inventory database, thus...


Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q press photo leaks out

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q press photo leaks out

09 August, 2012 | comments (41)

It looks like the US version of the Samsung Galaxy S III is about to get a QWERTY sibling as early as next week. A leaked press image of the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q has leaked out, suggesting August 15 as the likely release date of the...


Samsung says it didn't even think about licensing BlackBerry OS 10

Samsung says it didn't even think about licensing BlackBerry OS 10

09 August, 2012 | comments (62)

A rumor surfaced recently, saying that Samsung will be licensing RIM's BlackBerry OS 10 (and even buying RIM). It's not a new rumor, there was one just like it last year. Even so, the rumor proved to be believable enough for RIM's shares to rise (a...


Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE gets AOSP Jelly Bean ROM

Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE gets AOSP Jelly Bean ROM

08 August, 2012 | comments (19)

If you're tired of waiting for Verizon to get their act together and release the latest Android build for their Galaxy Nexus, you can now pick up an AOSP build from xda-developers. Build JRO03L hit the AOSP servers yesterday, and there is no...


IDC: Android and iOS control 85 percent of the smartphone market

IDC: Android and iOS control 85 percent of the smartphone market

08 August, 2012 | comments (88)

We've already seen IDC's numbers on tablet market share for Q2 2012, but now it's time to see how they judge the performance of smartphone OSes. It comes shortly after the Canalys' take on the situation and there are no surprises, just a better look...


Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to sport an ultra-thin, flexible AMOLED?

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to sport an ultra-thin, flexible AMOLED?

08 August, 2012 | comments (177)

Thus far, Samsung has successfully managed to keep the Galaxy Note 2 in the shadows and the only thing close to certain is its 5.5-inch AMOLED display. KoreaTimes just came to back this claim and even went on to suggest the Samsung Galaxy Note 2...


Samsung officially announces the Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung officially announces the Galaxy Note 10.1

06 August, 2012 | comments (89)

After sending out a pretty obvious invite about its special event on August 15, Samsung has just officially announced the Galaxy Note 10.1. This is the second appearance of the Galaxy Note 10.1 after it was returned to the R&D center for a...


Samsung hints at Galaxy Note 10.1 launch with latest invite

Samsung hints at Galaxy Note 10.1 launch with latest invite

06 August, 2012 | comments (21)

While Samsung's August 15 media event has generally been assumed to be regarding the Galaxy Note 10.1, the latest media invite proves this beyond doubt. The latest invite shows the outline of a tablet with a stylus slot on the side and the...


US Galaxy Note 10.1 shipping to retailers ahead of announcement?

US Galaxy Note 10.1 shipping to retailers ahead of announcement?

03 August, 2012 | comments (48)

The US Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is expected to be announced at the Samsung US event on August 15 but US retailers are already receiving units. The model number of the recent stock is the same as the European variety so perhaps what we're witnessing...


August 29 event confirmed to be a Galaxy Note 2 launch event

August 29 event confirmed to be a Galaxy Note 2 launch event

03 August, 2012 | comments (49)

It was just a while ago that we reported that Samsung has been sending out invites for their Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012 event in Berlin. What was unknown in this mystery invite, however, was which product will be announced at this event,...


Samsung holding an Unpacked event on August 29 at IFA

Samsung holding an Unpacked event on August 29 at IFA

02 August, 2012 | comments (41)

Samsung just announced its second Unpacked event for the month of August. For a traditional holiday month, August is shaping up as a rather busy months for us in the industry. The newly announced event is due for the evening August 29, right...


Samsung Epic 4G Touch receives Ice Cream Sandwich

Samsung Epic 4G Touch receives Ice Cream Sandwich

02 August, 2012 | comments (6)

Users of the Samsung Galaxy S II for Sprint, also known as the Samsung Epic 4G Touch, are reporting that they are receiving an update to Android ICS. There have been reports of the IMM761.FF18 build being pushed to users for a few days now, and...


Canalys analysts claim Android rules the smartphone world

Canalys analysts claim Android rules the smartphone world

02 August, 2012 | comments (62)

Analysts have crunched the numbers and revealed the state of the mobile world in Q2 of 2012. Canalys released a report that mostly talks about China - and with good reason too, as the country broke the record for smartphone shipments for a second...


Samsung starts mass production of faster NAND mobile storage

Samsung starts mass production of faster NAND mobile storage

02 August, 2012 | comments (67)

The more internal memory mobile devices have, the better. But speed is just as important as capacity and Samsung are betting on both with its latest NAND memory chips. Currently entering in mass production, the new high-speed embedded memory...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


The Apple-Samsung trial goes on, shows us new iPhone prototypes

The Apple-Samsung trial goes on, shows us new iPhone prototypes

01 August, 2012 | comments (177)

The second day of the Apple vs. Samsung trial went interesting to say the least. After the court denied Samsung the right to make an argument that a Sony concept was the real inspiration behind iPhone's design, the Koreans decided to take matters...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


T-Mobile Galaxy Note update gets detailed before launch

T-Mobile Galaxy Note update gets detailed before launch

31 July, 2012 | comments (7)

You may already know that T-Mobile will be getting the Galaxy Note on August 8. But even before the device hits the shelves, T-Mobile has readied a software update that you will be able to install as soon as you start the phone. The list of...