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Bada 2.0 update seeding to the Samsung S8500 Wave

Bada 2.0 update seeding to the Samsung S8500 Wave

27 January, 2012 | comments (113)

The Bada 2.0 update certainly took its time to arrive, but it's finally seeding to S8500 Wave smartphones. So if you have resisted the temptation to flash it by yourselves from one of the leaked ROMs, you time has come. The release isn't...


Samsung Galaxy S to get updated in Germany and Italy this March

Samsung Galaxy S to get updated in Germany and Italy this March

27 February, 2011 | comments (21)

A tweet from a source close to Samsung Germany says that the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S will soon get a Gingerbread update. Samsung Italy on the other hand says they will be pushing Android 2.2.1 instead. Sounds interesting... Here's the tweet...


Samsung S8500 Wave all set for a Bada 1.2 update early next year

Samsung S8500 Wave all set for a Bada 1.2 update early next year

27 December, 2010 | comments (71)

Bada OS is barely a year old and it has already hit version 1.2. The latest version was available on newer phones but the original Samsung S8500 Wave will be getting it too starting early next year in Europe. Version 1.2 of Bada brought important...


Samsung's Bada OS turns 1, developers win $2.7 million

Samsung's Bada OS turns 1, developers win $2.7 million

9 December, 2010 | comments (38)

Samsung's smartphone OS for the masses, a.k.a. Bada OS turned one - and Samsung threw quite a party to celebrate. The results of the Developer Challenge we're announced and $2.7 million dollars worth of prizes were handed out. Introduced an year...


The new Samsung Wave models get free apps and games

The new Samsung Wave models get free apps and games

26 October, 2010 | comments (35)

The Samsung Apps store may not have as much content as Apple's or Google's but mobile gamers will sure be pleased with the number of free games in it. Owners of the new Wave models will be getting free games and apps - while supplies last. The...


Samsung announces S8530 Wave II, meet the big-screen edition

Samsung announces S8530 Wave II, meet the big-screen edition

04 October, 2010 | comments (90)

You thought the Samsung Wave 2 was the successor to the Wave, didn't you? Us too - but it's not, the Samsung S8530 Wave II is the real deal. The screen has grown to 3.7-inches and all the great features have been preserved. And we thought only...


Samsung Wave scores the first million of units sold in Europe

Samsung Wave scores the first million of units sold in Europe

22 September, 2010 | comments (58)

Samsung Wave is the first smartphone running Samsung's own Bada OS. It's also got some nice specs and excellent ergonomics. What's there not to like about it. Obviously, the phone (and platform) is off to a good start with over one million Wave...


Samsung Apps turns one, 14M apps downloaded by Wave users

Samsung Apps turns one, 14M apps downloaded by Wave users

13 September, 2010 | comments (63)

OK Samsung Apps, make a wish and blow out the candle - you're one year old. And how much you've grown - starting with a handful of countries, availability has been expanded to over 100 countries. Happy birthday! Today, Samsung's own app store,...

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Samsung S7230E Wave 723 claims the entry level smartphone market

Samsung S7230E Wave 723 claims the entry level smartphone market

30 August, 2010 | comments (29)

Samsung has just announced the next member of the Wave family, the Samsung S7230E Wave 723. Like its more expensive brother, the S8500 Wave, the Wave 723 will also be based on the Bada platform. While it doesn't sport a Super AMOLED touchscreen,...


EISA Awards 2010: which are the best of the best phones in Europe

EISA Awards 2010: which are the best of the best phones in Europe

16 August, 2010 | comments (202)

The EISA awards are out and the winners are not that unexpected. Apple, Samsung and even Sony Ericsson snatched awards in the Mobile Devices panel. There's also the traditional green award. The European Smartphone 2010-2011 award goes to the...


Samsung Q2 2010 financial report is out, growth slows down a bit

Samsung Q2 2010 financial report is out, growth slows down a bit

30 July, 2010 | comments (13)

After the impressive start of the year Samsung's growth slowed down a tad during the second quarter of the year. Nevertheless, the financial report shows that the company is still doing quite fine and situation is expected to get even better in the...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Samsung Wave sales reach 1M, Galaxy S keeps the pace

Samsung Wave sales reach 1M, Galaxy S keeps the pace

13 July, 2010 | comments (114)

Today Samsung announced an important milestone for the first handset to run their very own Bada OS. The SuperAMOLED-packing Samsung S8500 Wave sales have exceeded 1 million units worldwide, just under four short weeks after its release. It might...


Samsung S8500 Wave users getting NFS: Shift game for free

Samsung S8500 Wave users getting NFS: Shift game for free

27 June, 2010 | comments (118)

Samsung are offering a free Need for Speed: Shift game to Samsung S8500 Wave owners - to promote both Wave with its Bada OS and the Samsung Apps store. It is a limited time offer, so you Wave owners better hurry. The iPhone 4 with its gyroscopes...


The second wave: Samsung S5250 Wave 2 and S5330 Wave 2 Pro

The second wave: Samsung S5250 Wave 2 and S5330 Wave 2 Pro

15 June, 2010 | comments (39)

Bada OS welcomes two new phones today - meet the Samsung S5250 Wave 2 and the Samsung S5330 Wave 2 Pro. The Wave successors plan to expand the reach of the Bada OS with more competitive pricing. The 'Wave 2' name suggests that the duo boasts...


Rumored Samsung I5801 coming soon to UK as the Galaxy Apollo

Rumored Samsung I5801 coming soon to UK as the Galaxy Apollo

13 June, 2010 | comments (35)

Surprisingly, without any announcement, a teaser of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Apollo showed up on Samsung UK website. It is even more intriguing that Orange UK has already listed it as "Coming soon". Apparently, the Galaxy Apollo is actually the...


Samsung Galaxy S to launch on T-Mobile USA July 21?

Samsung Galaxy S to launch on T-Mobile USA July 21?

9 June, 2010 | comments (26)

Excited whispers on the Internet say that the Samsung Galaxy S is on its way to T-Mobile USA - soon. The Samsung T959 surfaced a while ago, with rumors that it's T-Mobile's version of the Galaxy S - and recent rumors suggest it can launch as soon as...


Samsung I9000 Galaxy S hits Europe now, delayed in US

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S hits Europe now, delayed in US

3 June, 2010 | comments (56)

Samsung announced today the official launch of the Android powered I9000 Galaxy S. It is already shipping to all major operators in stores in Europe, while the rest of the world will get it later this year. Samsung just came out with an official...


Samsung confirms that I9000 Galaxy S will have 512 MB RAM

Samsung confirms that I9000 Galaxy S will have 512 MB RAM

24 May, 2010 | comments (92)

We are only days away from the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S market release but its RAM capacity is still causing a debate. So we contacted Samsung and asked them to clear this out once and for all. Initially there was no information about the Galaxy S...


Samsung S8500 Wave to finally arrive in UK stores on 28 May

Samsung S8500 Wave to finally arrive in UK stores on 28 May

14 May, 2010 | comments (36)

We've been waiting for the Samsung S8500 Wave to become available for way too long but finally the waiting is almost over. Pre-orders are now accepted in the UK and the phone is said to start shipping on 28 May. The Wave certainly is one of the...


Vodafone getting Samsung Wave and Galaxy S soon, others too

Vodafone getting Samsung Wave and Galaxy S soon, others too

13 May, 2010 | comments (22)

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini and the SuperAMOLED touting Samsung S8500 Wave and I9000 Galaxy S smartphones, as well as a few others will be available on Vodafone in the near future. The SuperAMOLED duo runs two of the newest touch OSes -...