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Samsung Mobile chief states 'No compromise!' in Apple patent war

Samsung Mobile chief states 'No compromise!' in Apple patent war

08 March, 2012 | comments (83)

Apple's alleged offer to Samsung for settling in one of their patent infringement cases, where Samsung would pay Apple from $5 to $15 per device, hasn't met positive reactions in the Korean headquarters. Shin Jong-kyun, Samsung's head of...

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Apple allegedly offered Motorola and Samsung patent licensing

Apple allegedly offered Motorola and Samsung patent licensing

07 March, 2012 | comments (64)

Sources, close to Apple, have reportedly shared with Dow Jones Newswires that Apple has offered Motorola and Samsung patent licensing deals in order to settle some of the ongoing litigations. Allegedly, Apple is seeking between $5 and $15...


Budget-minded Samsung Galaxy Pocket goes official

Budget-minded Samsung Galaxy Pocket goes official

06 March, 2012 | comments (63)

Today Samsung introduced the latest addition to its lineup of Android smartphones. Dubbed Samsung Galaxy Pocket, the new handset packs entry levels specs and aims to become one of the most affordable smartphones out there. The Samsung Galaxy...


Android 4.0 update for Galaxy S II said to arrive on March 15

Android 4.0 update for Galaxy S II said to arrive on March 15

05 March, 2012 | comments (127)

The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Samsung Galaxy S II has been a long time coming but it seems that the wait is soon to get over. Although Samsung did earlier mention that the S II, along with a few other Samsung devices will be...


Samsung Galaxy Beam goes on pre-order in the UK

Samsung Galaxy Beam goes on pre-order in the UK

01 March, 2012 | comments (20)

The Samsung Galaxy Beam debuted at the MWC and we got to see its projector in action. It's an odd device, but there must be people interested in a phone/pico-projector combo as this is Samsung's third such device. Here's some good news for the...


Samsung ships 2 million Galaxy Notes since launch

Samsung ships 2 million Galaxy Notes since launch

01 March, 2012 | comments (79)

Despite its oddball proportions the Samsung Galaxy Note phoneblet has manged to be quite popular among those with big hands (and pockets). The first million mark was passed in just two months after the launch of the device and now two months later...


GSMA Awards announced, here are the winners (cough, Samsung)

GSMA Awards announced, here are the winners (cough, Samsung)

29 February, 2012 | comments (143)

The Oscars were last Sunday, but the GSM Oscars - the Global Mobile Awards - were last night in Barcelona. Some went home with prestigious awards, others didn’t get quite what they wanted and others still had to go home with empty...


Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is now official

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is now official

27 February, 2012 | comments (47)

We saw it on a billboard yesterday, so it is hardly a surprise. Now it is official. Samsung just took the cover off its latest Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, which features an S Pen. Unlike its 5.3" relative however, the newcomer leaves no question marks...


Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 leaked prior to announcement

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 leaked prior to announcement

26 February, 2012 | comments (18)

Just outside of the main MWC venue area, we glimpsed a billboard of an upcoming Note tablet from Samsung. Not to be confused with the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, the Galaxy Note will possibly be targeted towards a different audiences. From the ad, we can...


ICS-running Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 unveiled, hands-on inside

ICS-running Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 unveiled, hands-on inside

26 February, 2012 | comments (59)

Samsung just announced the latest addition to their tablet lineup with the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. The slate is built around a 10.1” PLS LCD and runs on the latest Android release – 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The screen resolution of the Samsung Galaxy...


Samsung announces Galaxy Beam with built-in projector

Samsung announces Galaxy Beam with built-in projector

26 February, 2012 | comments (111)

The MWC 2012 is just about to start and Samsung already has already announced a new phone. The first of what we believe is a long list of phones to come is the Galaxy Beam, whose pièce de résistance is a built-in projector. The projector uses a 15...


Samsung shows quad-core Exynos chipset

Samsung shows quad-core Exynos chipset

24 February, 2012 | comments (59)

Samsung officially showed off a new Exynos chipset with four Cortex-A9 cores and a new GPU at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference. The new chip boasts both performance and battery improvements. It's built using a 32nm process rather...

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Samsung Rugby Smart goes official for AT&T

Samsung Rugby Smart goes official for AT&T

23 February, 2012 | comments (16)

Samsung's Android lineup in the United States just got a serious dash of toughness with the addition of the Rugby Smart for AT&T Wireless. The handset is built up to mil-std 810f military spec standards. It is dust proof, shock resistant, and...


20 million Samsung Galaxy S II sold in 10 months

20 million Samsung Galaxy S II sold in 10 months

23 February, 2012 | comments (124)

The Samsung Galaxy S II has grown from a single phone to a diverse family of mobiles in all shapes and sizes. It took Samsung about three months to ship 5 million units and another two months for sales to reach 10 million. Now, sales of the...


Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G for T-Mo USA coming in late March

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G for T-Mo USA coming in late March

22 February, 2012 | comments (14)

Samsung and T-Mobile USA announced the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G in early January, but it took them this long to announce the launch date (more frustratingly, they haven’t announced all the specs just yet). The Blaze 4G has a 3.97" Super AMOLED...


Samsung announces Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Mini 2

Samsung announces Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Mini 2

21 February, 2012 | comments (83)

Samsung has announced two new Android smartphones just a before the Mobile World Congress begins next week. The first one is the Galaxy Ace 2, which will have a 3.8-inch, 800 x 480 resolution display, 800MHz dual-core processor, 768MB RAM, 4GB...


Samsung to reveal its mobile line-up for 2012 on March 15

Samsung to reveal its mobile line-up for 2012 on March 15

20 February, 2012 | comments (54)

We got a little disappointed when Samsung announced that they won't be holding a press conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this month. Rumors, however, turned out to be true, and Samsung will indeed hold a separate press event on...

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Samsung cancels 32GB GSM Galaxy Nexus

Samsung cancels 32GB GSM Galaxy Nexus

17 February, 2012 | comments (44)

Samsung has discontinued its 32 gig GSM variant of the Galaxy Nexus. This information is based on online retailer Expansys's web page and a tip from "Corey" in the XDA developers blog. Expansys's product page of the Galaxy Nexus 32 GB HSDPA+...


Samsung Galaxy S Advance sample videos surface

Samsung Galaxy S Advance sample videos surface

17 February, 2012 | comments (20)

One of our reader shared a couple of video clips recorded from the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S Advance. As you may know, the phone has a 5 megapixel camera and can record 720p videos. Usually the quality of the video recording in mid-range...


Galaxy Note 10.1 to be Samsung's star device at MWC?

Galaxy Note 10.1 to be Samsung's star device at MWC?

15 February, 2012 | comments (38)

While Samsung announced that it won't be having a press conference at the MWC, the company said it will still have exciting new gadgets to show us at the industry's largest event. And now we might have learned the name of their star device for the...