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Samsung officially retiring Bada, will make Tizen phones instead

Samsung officially retiring Bada, will make Tizen phones instead

25 February, 2013 | comments (97)

What started off as speculation and was soon to be inevitable, is finally official. Samsung is giving up on the Bada OS but instead of sweeping its remains under the carpet, the Korean manufacturer will integrate its Bada OS into the Tizen OS...

Tags: Samsung, Bada, Tizen


Samsung  2012 La Fleur lineup - Ace, Wave Y, C3322 and C3520

Samsung 2012 La Fleur lineup - Ace, Wave Y, C3322 and C3520

10 February, 2012 | comments (21)

Samsung just announced four new La Fleur handsets for the Russian market. We got a couple of smartphones with the Android-running Ace and the Bada-powered Wave Y, as well as two featurephones - the C3322 and C3520. None of the new La Fleur...


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 Wave Y LaFleur edition quietly goes on sale, costs $165

Samsung Wave Y LaFleur edition quietly goes on sale, costs $165

26 January, 2012 | comments (20)

It seemed that Samsung has forgotten all about its LaFleur lineup of female-targeted phones, but as it turns out they were simply flying under the radar. We just stumbled upon a LaFleur edition of the Samsung Wave Y that is already on sale, but we...


Bada 2.0 update not making it to older Wave phones before 2012

Bada 2.0 update not making it to older Wave phones before 2012

31 December, 2011 | comments (105)

We thought we would be bringing smiles all-round, when we posted back in early September that Samsung were on track to provide nearly every one of their devices bearing the 'Wave' name with a nice dose of Bada 2.0 before the year was out. Of...


Samsung Wave 525 and 533 won’t be updated to bada 2.0

Samsung Wave 525 and 533 won’t be updated to bada 2.0

07 December, 2011 | comments (67)

Bad news, Wave 525 and 533 owners. Despite previously confirming that all Wave devices will receive the juicy bada 2.0 update, current turn of events have put the Wave 525 and Wave 533 out of the game. That's because Samsung has grouped all...


Samsung S8600 Wave 3 launches globally today, live pics inside

Samsung S8600 Wave 3 launches globally today, live pics inside

28 November, 2011 | comments (53)

Today Samsung announced that its new Bada flagship, the S8600 Wave 3 is hitting the shelves around the world. The smartphone, which was announced at the end of August is making its market debut just in time for the holiday shopping spree. Samsung...


Samsung S8600 Wave 3 coming up in October

Samsung S8600 Wave 3 coming up in October

19 September, 2011 | comments (28)

Good news, Bada fans. The new flagship of the Samsung's proprietary platform is just around the corner, with Samsung representatives confirming that the Wave 3 will be released in October. Previously all we knew is that the smartphone is coming in...


Bada 2.0 is hitting all current Wave smartphones in Q4

Bada 2.0 is hitting all current Wave smartphones in Q4

09 September, 2011 | comments (68)

We've got some great news for you, our dear Bada-loving friends. Samsung has just confirmed that it will be bringing the latest version of their proprietary OS, 2.0, to all the devices in its Bada lineup before this year has ended. Have in mind...


Samsung announces Wave 3, Wave M, and Wave Y bada 2.0 trio

Samsung announces Wave 3, Wave M, and Wave Y bada 2.0 trio

30 August, 2011 | comments (92)

The long wait of all the fans of Samsung's bada OS for a new device is finally over as today, Samsung announced a trio of bada 2.0 phones, with Wave 3 being the new flagship for the company's proprietary OS. The devices also employ Samsung's new...


Samsung leaks its upcoming devices in its own Android App

Samsung leaks its upcoming devices in its own Android App

25 August, 2011 | comments (73)

We have been speculating about what will Samsung reveal next week in Berlin for quite some time now. Thanks to the Korean company's own Unpacked Android app, we can now tell you which devices will be announced at IFA, exactly a week from...


Samsung roadmap leaks again, adds a WP7 handset to the mix

Samsung roadmap leaks again, adds a WP7 handset to the mix

18 August, 2011 | comments (46)

Last week a few bits and pieces of the Samsung smartphone roadmap leaked and now we add more pieces to the puzzle. We just got the expected release dates for most of the smartphones and the two tablets as well as a whole new addition to the...


Samsung I9220 confirmed by the DLNA, is it a phone, is it a tab?

Samsung I9220 confirmed by the DLNA, is it a phone, is it a tab?

12 August, 2011 | comments (24)

Yesterday, we uncovered a cornucopia of Samsung devices along with many of their specs. Some we knew about, some we didn't, but it was certainly very exciting. Nine devices in total, the I9250, I9220, I9210, I8150, B5510, S5360, S5610, P6200,...


Samsung to release 7 new droids, 2 tablets and 2 new Bada phones

Samsung to release 7 new droids, 2 tablets and 2 new Bada phones

11 August, 2011 | comments (103)

As far as leaks go, they don't get much bigger than this. We just found specs sheets of no less than 9 upcoming Samsung smartphones and two tablets. The scoop includes the 7 new Android devices, two 7" Honeycomb tablets and finally two new Bada...


Samsung website mentions GT-S8600, could be the Wave III

Samsung website mentions GT-S8600, could be the Wave III

07 August, 2011 | comments (62)

One might think that Samsung has forgotten all about its Bada OS but that may not be the case. According to some evidence found on Samsung Russia's website, there might be three Bada phones in the pipeline, waiting to be launched. The model...


Bada 2.0 SDK leaks the presence of the Samsung Wave 725

Bada 2.0 SDK leaks the presence of the Samsung Wave 725

11 July, 2011 | comments (32)

We saw that Samsung aimed to roll out three new devices, all running Bada in the months following their press conference back in April. The first of the three was the Samsung Wave 578 but the other two devices remained nameless and so far have...


Bada 2.0.1 OS screenshots leak, UI change imminent

Bada 2.0.1 OS screenshots leak, UI change imminent

01 June, 2011 | comments (156)

Here is something interesting. A new Bada OS is coming, but until today we haven't heard a thing about it. But now you can see the first batch of Bada 2.0.1 screenshots coming from a beta OS release running on a Samsung Wave II. We've already...


Samsung Q1 results: phones did well, the rest not so much

Samsung Q1 results: phones did well, the rest not so much

01 May, 2011 | comments (57)

Samsung reported its Q1 results - though the company as a whole saw its operating profit decline by a third, the mobile division posted a modest improvement. In fact, the mobile division was the only one that saw an increase in operating profit...


Samsung talk of their plans for Bada 2.0 in 2011

Samsung talk of their plans for Bada 2.0 in 2011

10 April, 2011 | comments (58)

Samsung held a press conference last Thursday to talk about its successes of 2010, their plans for 2011 and more specifically to promote Bada 2.0 with the first information regarding the next 'Wave' of handsets. 2010 saw Samsung France sell...


Samsung S8530 Wave II hits O2, Vodafone and Orange in the UK

Samsung S8530 Wave II hits O2, Vodafone and Orange in the UK

02 February, 2011 | comments (17)

The Bada flagship, Samsung S8530 Wave II, has finally arrived on the UK shores. The Super Clear LCD-packing smartphone is now available at Phones4U and can be had on a contract with three of the major carriers in the country. Vodafone, Orange...