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Watch the Samsung UNPACKED livestream here

Watch the Samsung UNPACKED livestream here

03 September, 2014 | comments (40)

Everyone is getting seated at the Samsung UNPACKED event and we're ready for the new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to be unveiled. If you don't have a seat you can join in virtually through the livestream. Besides the new Note phablet, Samsung may...


Samsung Gear S smartwatch goes official with Tizen and 3G

Samsung Gear S smartwatch goes official with Tizen and 3G

27 August, 2014 | comments (77)

Samsung officially announced the Gear S smartwatch with 3G connectivity on board. The Tizen-based wearable device will begin rolling out in markets around the globe starting in October. Samsung Gear S official...

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Samsung Z confirmed to be delayed indefinitely

Samsung Z confirmed to be delayed indefinitely

28 July, 2014 | comments (48)

The Samsung Z finally got unveiled as the first ever Tizen-running smartphone at the beginning of June, after many months of rumors and speculation. The new phone was supposed to make its debut in Russia earlier this month, at a developer event, but...

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Low-end Samsung Tizen phone apparently in the works

Low-end Samsung Tizen phone apparently in the works

15 July, 2014 | comments (5)

Remember Tizen, the mobile operating system that some people claimed would make Samsung drop Android? It's not doing so well. The first handset from the Korean maker that was supposed to run Tizen has been delayed indefinitely. So it might be a...

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Samsung's first Tizen phone delayed yet again

Samsung's first Tizen phone delayed yet again

12 July, 2014 | comments (62)

Samsung has been promising a Tizen phone for quite some time now, however, the device has hit its fair share of setbacks. Recently, the Korean manufacturer made plans to release the Samsung Z in Russia, and the handset was even going to debut at a...

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Samsung is testing a Galaxy S5 running Tizen

Samsung is testing a Galaxy S5 running Tizen

30 June, 2014 | comments (26)

Samsung finally made its first ever smartphone running Tizen official at the beginning of this month. That said, the Samsung Z may not be the only Tizen-powered handset to arrive from the Korean behemoth this year. According to an Indian import...

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Samsung announces Tizen-powered Samsung Z

Samsung announces Tizen-powered Samsung Z

02 June, 2014 | comments (127)

After several delays, Samsung has finally launched its first Tizen-powered smartphone, the simply named Samsung Z. The Samsung Z comes with a 4.9-inch, 1280x720 Super AMOLED display, 2.3GHz quad-core processor (probably the Snapdragon 800),...

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Samsung might bring Tizen handsets to Russia and India

Samsung might bring Tizen handsets to Russia and India

11 May, 2014 | comments (88)

Samsung has been enjoying amazing success with their Galaxy line of handsets rocking Android but they've made it apparent that they plan on launching their own mobile OS: Tizen. Now Tizen isn't exactly well known outside of the more hardcore cell...

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First Samsung Tizen smartphone to debut in Russia this May

First Samsung Tizen smartphone to debut in Russia this May

27 April, 2014 | comments (38)

Tizen is alive, but unfortunately delayed yet again. However, there might be a light at the end of the tunnel for the joint Intel-Samsung developed OS, as according to a TizenIndonesia, Tizen is going to get its smartphone debut some time in...

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Images and video show Intel's Obsidian UI for Tizen

Images and video show Intel's Obsidian UI for Tizen

12 March, 2014 | comments (18)

Tizen gets mentioned mostly in association with Samsung – indeed the company has the only retail-ready devices – but Intel is the other big player. It turns out that the chipmaker has a reference device, codenamed Josephine, and its own UI, called...

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Samsung announces Tizen-based Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

Samsung announces Tizen-based Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

23 February, 2014 | comments (59)

Samsung has brought some big changes with the latest additions of its Gear smartwatch lineup. Not only will the new devices be thinner and lighter than the original, but will also feature a special wearable version of Samsung’s Tizen OS rather than...

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Tizen-powered Samsung SM-Z9005 live photo surfaces

Tizen-powered Samsung SM-Z9005 live photo surfaces

28 January, 2014 | comments (17)

The famous tipster @evleaks has delivered another interesting spy shot. This time it's a blurry live picture of Samsung's first Tizen device - the SM-Z9005, codenamed Redwood. We already got a glimpse of the SM-Z9005 Redwood specs - a dual-core...

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Samsung sends invites for Tizen event at MWC

Samsung sends invites for Tizen event at MWC

24 January, 2014 | comments (41)

Delayed (again) but not dead (yet) – Samsung has sent out invites to a Tizen event at MWC where it will showcase the newest Tizen devices. "What devices?" you might be asking yourself – so far only a camera has been announced, a variation on the...

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Samsung official confirms Tizen delayed once again

Samsung official confirms Tizen delayed once again

22 January, 2014 | comments (20)

A Samsung official from the Samsung Electronics' Media Solution Center in South Korea has given a statement that Tizen will be, sadly and once again, delayed. He shares no details on when the custom Lunux-based OS will hit the market but only...

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NTT DoCoMo bound Tizen smartphone clears FCC

NTT DoCoMo bound Tizen smartphone clears FCC

25 December, 2013 | comments (25)

NTT DoCoMo could be the first carrier to offer a Tizen powered device. A smartphone powered by Samsung's own OS with model number SC-03F has obtained FCC certification. The SC-03F is rumored to feature design which is similar to the current...

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Samsung to unveil its first Tizen OS smartphone at MWC 2014

Samsung to unveil its first Tizen OS smartphone at MWC 2014

19 December, 2013 | comments (62)

The wait for Samsung to officially announce the first Tizen smartphone might be over soon. The Korean company, in cooperation with Intel (also a member of the Tizen alliance) have sent out invites for a press event in February. More specifically,...

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Samsung I8800 Redwood shows up in benchmarks

Samsung I8800 Redwood shows up in benchmarks

11 November, 2013 | comments (50)

Samsung has yet to release a Tizen phone, but the leaks keep coming. The Samsung I8800 "Redwood" (sometimes Z9005) cropped up once again with an appearance in benchmark results. The I8800 Redwood first leaked in late May this year and then...

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Samsung reaffirms its support for Tizen, sheds light on its future

Samsung reaffirms its support for Tizen, sheds light on its future

07 November, 2013 | comments (67)

A report in Korean media emerged, shedding light on Samsung’s future plans for Tizen. According to the head of Samsung Electronics’ visual display unit, the OS represents a “significant investment” for Samsung, and much progress has been...

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Samsung Z9005 Redwood appears in a hands-on video

Samsung Z9005 Redwood appears in a hands-on video

02 November, 2013 | comments (59)

After getting spotted in live photos last month, the Tizen booting Samsung Z9005 made another appearance. This time around, the smartphone showed up in an extensive hands-on video. The video is close to ten minutes in length. It gives us a good...

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Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

11 September, 2013 | comments (31)

It seems like it will take forever for Samsung to announce an actual smartphone running its Tizen platform. However, this doesn't stop the company from making new versions of its home brewed mobile operating system, as screenshots of the new Tizen...

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