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Samsung to acquire shares in Corning

Samsung to acquire shares in Corning

23 October, 2013 | comments (27)

Early last year display maker Samsung and rugged glass maker Corning announced a joint venture called Samsung Corning Precision Materials (SCP). Now, less than two years later, the two companies are growing even closer. The end result of a...

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Galaxy Note 3 becomes official phone Olympic Phone

Galaxy Note 3 becomes official phone Olympic Phone

23 October, 2013 | comments (63)

Samsung, the official partner of the Olympic games, has announced a collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to make the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games "the most wireless, seamless and paperless Olympic Games ever". As...

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Snapdragon 800 Samsung Galaxy S4 hits Europe

Snapdragon 800 Samsung Galaxy S4 hits Europe

22 October, 2013 | comments (54)

Europeans don't need to envy SK Telecom users any more – the Snapdragon 800-powered Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 with LTE+ (a.k.a. LTE-Advanced) has arrived on the Old Continent (with no fuss or fanfare - just a single press release for...

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Sony or Samsung will supply the Galaxy S5 16 MP camera

Sony or Samsung will supply the Galaxy S5 16 MP camera

21 October, 2013 | comments (105)

The Galaxy Note 3 might be what everyone currently on the market for a smartphone is interested in, but the Rumor mill is already getting busy with the the next Samsung flagship. According To ETNEws Sony and Samsung LSI are prepping themselves for a...


Exynos-powered Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.3

Exynos-powered Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.3

21 October, 2013 | comments (119)

Samsung launched the official Android 4.3 firmware update for Snapdragon 600-powered Galaxy S4 model just last week and today it's the Exynos 5 Octa units to get the same treatment. The first countries to get the update are India and...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to feature an eye-scanning sensor

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to feature an eye-scanning sensor

17 October, 2013 | comments (317)

Hot on the heels on the rumors from the past week, another bit of information emerged, potentially shedding light on the specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5. Reportedly, the next generation of the popular smartphone will come with and...


Android 4.3 for Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 now available

Android 4.3 for Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 now available

17 October, 2013 | comments (141)

We've got good news for all international I9505 Galaxy S4 users. Samsung has just begun to roll out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware update for the LTE-enabled version of its flagship smartphone. The first country to get the update is...

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Press image of Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with AT&T attire leaks

Press image of Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with AT&T attire leaks

16 October, 2013 | comments (17)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with AT&T livery emerged in a press image, courtesy of @evleaks. The camera-centric smartphone will likely hit the carrier’s shelves in time for the holiday shopping season. Curiously, the leaked press image reveals...


T-Mobile outs a trio of budget-friendly smartphones in the US

T-Mobile outs a trio of budget-friendly smartphones in the US

16 October, 2013 | comments (6)

T-Mobile US quietly announced a trio of budget-oriented Android smartphones. Samsung Galaxy Light, Alcatel One Touch Evolve, and Alcatel One Touch Fierce joined the carrier’s lineup, with the last two already on its shelves. Leading the way is...


Apple asks ITC to broaden Samsung import ban

Apple asks ITC to broaden Samsung import ban

16 October, 2013 | comments (155)

Apple has filed an appeal, requesting the US International Trade Comission (ITC) to broaden the import ban to include more Samsung smartphones. The Cupertino-based company aims to reverse ITC decisions which allow Samsung to design workarounds...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 sales nosedive in August

Samsung Galaxy S4 sales nosedive in August

16 October, 2013 | comments (102)

According the technology market research analysts over Counterpoint Samsung's Galaxy S4 sales have dropped significantly this August hitting their lowest number so far at 5 million units. This is 2 million units less than the flagship's 7 million...


Samsung Galaxy S5 to withstand the elements

Samsung Galaxy S5 to withstand the elements

16 October, 2013 | comments (128)

Rumors out of Korea indicate that base version of the next iteration of Samsung's Galaxy S flagship line, the Galaxy S5, will come with dust and water resistance. This is similar to the strategy incorporated by Sony in its flagship models like the...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini said to be experiencing lackluster sales

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini said to be experiencing lackluster sales

15 October, 2013 | comments (156)

Last year, Samsung started the trend of releasing 'mini' versions of their flagship smartphones (although technically they were normal sized versions of their giant phones). The Galaxy S III mini was the first of the lot and this year they followed...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to pack 14nm Exynos 6 chipset

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to pack 14nm Exynos 6 chipset

14 October, 2013 | comments (196)

A report in Korean media has emerged, potentially shedding light on the CPU of the yet to be revealed Samsung Galaxy S5. Reportedly, next generation Samsung Galaxy S smartphone will pack an Exynos 6 CPU with 14nm architecture and 64-bit...


Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.3 pictured

Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.3 pictured

14 October, 2013 | comments (46)

The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware for the Galaxy S4 is now available for downloading and the official roll out might just be around the corner. Now, that the latest upgrades for the flagship smartphone is out of the way, Galaxy S III is the...

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Android 4.3 firmware for Galaxy S4 now available for download

Android 4.3 firmware for Galaxy S4 now available for download

14 October, 2013 | comments (55)

A leaked road map revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be getting the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrade this month and now, a test firmware for the fourth-generation Galaxy S smartphone has been leaked. The leaked firmware is very...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini spotted in new colors for AT&T and Sprint

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini spotted in new colors for AT&T and Sprint

11 October, 2013 | comments (23)

It seems Samsung is readying new color models of the Galaxy S4 mini for the US carriers. evleaks has revealed three new hues of the S4 mini, arriving on AT&T and Sprint networks in the US. AT&T will be getting a rather flashy shade of pink,...

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BlackBerry considers a split-up in search for a buyer

BlackBerry considers a split-up in search for a buyer

10 October, 2013 | comments (51)

Bloomberg reports that BlackBerry could be forced to consider splitting itself up in order as its potential buyer might not be able to find the funding to afford the buyout. As we reported earlier Fairfax Financial Holdings has offered...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now available on Verizon

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now available on Verizon

10 October, 2013 | comments (17)

Samsung and Verizon launched the Galaxy Note 3 today, right on schedule. The phablet flagship costs $299.99 with a two-year contract or $699.99 off contract. Verizon is also offering the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch accessory. It can be yours...


Samsung said to release the Galaxy S5 in January

Samsung said to release the Galaxy S5 in January

10 October, 2013 | comments (261)

According to Korean media outlets citing sources inside Samsung, the Galaxy S5 will see its official announcement in January next year. The earlier than expected release is dictated by the disappointing sales of the Galaxy S4. It appears...