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Nokia, Samsung, Huawei, HTC to make the first phones with WP8

Nokia, Samsung, Huawei, HTC to make the first phones with WP8

20 June, 2012 | comments (57)

Microsoft's preview of the upcoming Windows Phone 8 mobile OS is over and there's an important takeaway - which companies will debut the first WP8 phones and where the chipsets for those phones will come from. Nokia is obviously one of the...


Samsung Galaxy Note II launch supposedly set for this fall

Samsung Galaxy Note II launch supposedly set for this fall

20 June, 2012 | comments (80)

The original Samsung Galaxy Note was a big hit for Samsung, selling some 7 million units since coming on the market late last year. Rumors abound that its next iteration will come this October, in anticipation of a fall release date for rival tech...


Supply shortages plague Sprint and T-Mobile Galaxy S III launch

Supply shortages plague Sprint and T-Mobile Galaxy S III launch

20 June, 2012 | comments (28)

As you know, tomorrow is the big day when Samsung's latest and greatest smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will officially land in US stores. It appears though, not all carriers will be having a perfectly smooth time with the launch. T-Mobile says it...


Samsung launches SAFE Galaxy S III,  warms corporate hearts

Samsung launches SAFE Galaxy S III, warms corporate hearts

18 June, 2012 | comments (38)

Now that Samsung has wowed Android fans with the Galaxy S III, it going to try and attract some enterprise users with its new SAFE brand of devices. Standing for Samsung Approved for Enterprise, SAFE is Samsung's go at making Android devices...


Canadian Galaxy S III will get 50GB of Dropbox storage

Canadian Galaxy S III will get 50GB of Dropbox storage

17 June, 2012 | comments (22)

Back when the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III was announced, we reported that it will be getting 50GB of Dropbox storage for free. That's 48GB in addition to the usual 2GB you get after creating an account. However, when the...


Samsung Galaxy S III launch gets delayed to June 27 in Canada

Samsung Galaxy S III launch gets delayed to June 27 in Canada

16 June, 2012 | comments (45)

There is no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S III has struck a cord with the smartphone buyer. It's so popular, in fact, that Samsung can't make enough of them, which has resulted in a bit of a delay for the Canadian market. Due to unprecedented...


Apple and Samsung made 55% of smartphone shipments in Q1 2012

Apple and Samsung made 55% of smartphone shipments in Q1 2012

15 June, 2012 | comments (105)

It was only a month ago when we told you that Apple and Samsung share 99% of all profits in the market for mobile phones. Today we have a new report for you, which breaks down the smartphone segment in a similar fashion and, unsurprisingly, the...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Samsung responds to Galaxy S II / Note eMMC bug problem

Samsung responds to Galaxy S II / Note eMMC bug problem

15 June, 2012 | comments (91)

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S II or the Galaxy Note and are a regular member of the xda-developers forum, you may already be aware of a bug with some of these devices where erasing the eMMC could hard brick your phone. This problem would surface...


Apple's attempt to ban the sales of the Galaxy S III get delayed

Apple's attempt to ban the sales of the Galaxy S III get delayed

14 June, 2012 | comments (171)

Last week we reported that Apple was attempting to block the sales of the new Galaxy S III in the US before the June 21 launch date. The reason for this, as usual, is that Apple thinks that Samsung is infringing on some of its patents with the...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Samsung Galaxy S III receives its first OTA update

Samsung Galaxy S III receives its first OTA update

12 June, 2012 | comments (115)

The Galaxy S III went on sale just a few weeks ago and it's already started receiving its first over-the-air update. We got it on our unit, too and were eager to see what was changed. As it turns out, not that much. Samsung has only listed...


T-Mobile US releases ICS update for the Galaxy S II

T-Mobile US releases ICS update for the Galaxy S II

12 June, 2012 | comments (21)

US users who have been waiting patiently for a (legitimate) way to upgrade their Samsung Galaxy S II devices to Android 4.0 will finally have their day in the sun, as T-Mobile finally released the official Ice Cream Sandwich update for the former...


Samsung officially denies planning to acquire Nokia

Samsung officially denies planning to acquire Nokia

11 June, 2012 | comments (202)

Rumors that the ailing Nokia is up for sale keep cropping up and they keep getting shot down. Last we heard that Samsung is looking to buy the Finnish company, but that was quickly refuted by the Koreans. In a rather terse statement released...

Tags: Nokia, Samsung, Misc


A quad-core LTE-enabled Galaxy S III with 2GB RAM to hit Korea

A quad-core LTE-enabled Galaxy S III with 2GB RAM to hit Korea

08 June, 2012 | comments (108)

After the Galaxy S III was announced, a lot of people were displeased that it fails to provide a RAM upgrade over the S II. You see 1GB of RAM is more than enough for just about every use case, but more is always better when talking memory. Later...


Samsung outs a dual-touchscreen Android flip phone for China

Samsung outs a dual-touchscreen Android flip phone for China

07 June, 2012 | comments (44)

Samsung has announced yet another dual-touchscreen Android flip phone, this time exclusively for China's second largest carrier China Unicom. Carrying the GT-B9120 moniker, the peculiar Android flip phone is practically the same as the...


Apple's latest motion, seeks to ban Samsung Galaxy S III  US sales

Apple's latest motion, seeks to ban Samsung Galaxy S III US sales

06 June, 2012 | comments (384)

Quite frankly, we were beginning to worry that Apple had gone a bit too quiet on the legal front with Samsung in the days following the launch of the Galaxy S III. Apparently, the Cupertino based giant was preparing for a new strike against its...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


AT&T Galaxy S III pre-orders start, shipping June 18

AT&T Galaxy S III pre-orders start, shipping June 18

06 June, 2012 | comments (24)

As promised AT&T is already taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S III. It will cost you $200 with a 2-year contract, while the no commitment price is $550. Both the Pebble Blue and the Marble White colors of the Galaxy S III are available on...


Samsung Exhilarate for AT&T is official, coming June 10

Samsung Exhilarate for AT&T is official, coming June 10

05 June, 2012 | comments (16)

Finally, after six months of mystery, AT&T has finally announced the launch and specs of the Samsung Exhilarate. The LTE-enabled Android smartphone is going to hit the AT&T stores after all, unlike the Samsung Skyrocket HD, which didn't have that...


Samsung E1260B feature phone heading to Brazil

Samsung E1260B feature phone heading to Brazil

05 June, 2012 | comments (13)

We just got a leaked image of an upcoming Samsung featurephone. The handset is called Samsung E1260B will most likely be released under the Ch@t line of devices from Samsung, as it looks and shares very similar specifications to the Ch@t 220, sans...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


AT&T will open the SGS III pre-order books on June 6 as well

AT&T will open the SGS III pre-order books on June 6 as well

04 June, 2012 | comments (20)

There is hardly an element of surprise here, given the fact that most US carriers announced it a few hours ago. AT&T Wireless will also begin taking pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy S III on June 6. The LTE sporting smartphone will be priced...


Curiously colored Samsung Galaxy S III pops up on YouTube

Curiously colored Samsung Galaxy S III pops up on YouTube

04 June, 2012 | comments (54)

The Samsung Galaxy S III is already making its way to its new owners in Europe, so, naturally, the hands-on videos started flooding YouTube. One particular clip, coming from a user in Germany however, has managed to raise a few eyebrows, as it shows...