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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 (58)

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 (16)

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 (57)

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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Samsung SM-Z9005 UAprof confirms 720p display, Krait CPU

Samsung SM-Z9005 UAprof confirms 720p display, Krait CPU

21 August, 2013 | comments (33)

The Samsung SM-Z9005 smartphone which started shipping to developers last week, has been visiting the Samsung website recently leaving valuable traces in the form of a User Agent Profile. It reports that the upcoming Tizen OS smartphone features a...

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Samsung SM-Z9005 running Tizen OS ships to developers

Samsung SM-Z9005 running Tizen OS ships to developers

15 August, 2013 | comments (37)

Following reports that Tizen open-source OS (co-developed by Samsung and Intel) was scrapped, new information indicates that the project is still very much alive. Indeed, if the below shipping manifest is believed, then developer prototypes of the...

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Official Intel statement denies Tizen's death rumors

Official Intel statement denies Tizen's death rumors

07 July, 2013 | comments (43)

Intel has posted a statement regarding the rumor that the Tizen OS, which is co-developed with Samsung, is dying. The rumor came from Eldar Murtazin, whose prediction record seems to have picked up another miss. Obviously, Intel hasn't been...

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Tizen is dead, not delayed according to Eldar Murtazin

Tizen is dead, not delayed according to Eldar Murtazin

04 July, 2013 | comments (100)

The controversial Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin posted a tweet claiming the Tizen OS is almost dead. He also suggests Samsung won't release more than one device running on Tizen. Tizen is almost dead. It isn't delay. That's cancel of the whole...

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First Tizen phone to be powered by an Exynos 4 chipset

First Tizen phone to be powered by an Exynos 4 chipset

18 June, 2013 | comments (57)

We're still waiting for the first Tizen device – it will launch in August or September according to Samsung VP. In the meantime we get leaks that paint a picture of what the device will be like – a smartphone with 720p screen and an Exynos 4...

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The Samsung I8800 is a Tizen smartphone, photos leak

The Samsung I8800 is a Tizen smartphone, photos leak

24 May, 2013 | comments (58)

Samsung integrated its Bada OS into the Tizen project a while ago, but we are yet see a smartphone running on the open source project. However, traces of a Samsung device running on Tizen was confirmed by a UAProf earlier and now, the images of the...

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Samsung device running Tizen OS confirmed by UAProf

Samsung device running Tizen OS confirmed by UAProf

23 May, 2013 | comments (38)

A new device running the Tizen OS has been spotted on Samsung's UAProf website codenamed the Redwood GT-I8805. This is no real surprise as it was announced earlier by Samsung that we'll be seeing a Tizen device sometime in 2013 - in fact, even the...

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Names of first two Tizen phones leak: Redwood and Melius

Names of first two Tizen phones leak: Redwood and Melius

07 May, 2013 | comments (65)

Samsung retired Bada in favor of Tizen earlier this year but we’re yet to see a Tizen phone officially announced (not counting developer prototypes). Unofficially, however, there’s the Samsung I8805 Redwood and I8800 Melius, which showed up in some...

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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 (94)

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...

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