Posted by A Ocean on May 23, 2013 ·
South Korean giant Samsung has bought a 10 percent stake in rival and South Korea’s third largest mobile phone company Pantech according to reports by TheNextWeb .
The purchase was done for a reported sum of 53 billion won or $48 million, Pantech is also Samsung’s component customer, this deal will solidify the relationship between the South Korean companies and help joint research and development.
Posted by A Ocean on May 22, 2013 ·
Apple had requested California courts dealing with the patent cases permission to add Samsung Galaxy S4 as an infringing device in its ongoing patent battle with Samsung.
Apple has officially filed a motion detailing five patents infringed by Samsung in it’s latest flagship Galaxy S4 and another two Siri related patents infringed by the device’s Google Now voice controlled search feature according [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 17, 2013 ·
Samsung Galaxy phone lineup’s latest entrant, Galaxy S4 is on track to selling 10 million handsets in its first month according to the The Korea Times who quoted Samsung’s co-CEO Shin Jong-kyun.
“It is selling much faster than the previous model S3 … Samsung spent 50 days to pass the 10 million sales mark for the S3. The S4 will be Samsung’s first ’10 million [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 29, 2013 ·
Latest number from market researcher Kantar confirm’s Android’s overwhelming dominance of the UK and the Global smartphone market Among the nine countries (Australia, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK and the U.S.) surveyed by Kantar Android on average accounted for 64.2% of all handset sales in Q1 2013.
Windows Phone accounted for 6.5% of sales with an increase of [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 11, 2013 ·
Samsung is going bigger than the 5.55-inch Galaxy Note II for folks who may think that Galaxy Note is not a big enough phablet with two new smartphones with 5.8-inch and 6.3-inch screens. The two phones will be called the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and the Galaxy Mega 6.3.
The 6.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Mega is a cheaper alternative to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, even though the price is not published it’s [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 3, 2013 ·
Samsung and Mozilla announced plans today to jointly develop a web browser engine called “Servo” which will be designed for Android and the ARM architecture.
Mozilla CTO Brendan Eich provided more details in a blog post :
Servo is an attempt to rebuild the Web browser from the ground up on modern hardware, rethinking old assumptions along the way. This means addressing the causes of security vulnerabilities [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 20, 2013 ·
Microsoft is pitching Nokia Lumia 920 against the Samsung Galaxy S3. Microsoft announced today that they are planning to air the “ Windows Phone Challenge” touting the camera in the Nokia Lumia 920 vs. the Samsung Galaxy S3.
Since we kicked off the Windows Phone Challenge over a year ago at CES (it was called “Smoked by Windows Phone” back then), the one question I’ve been consistently asked [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 19, 2013 ·
Samsung might have carved its own niche going head on against Apple in the smartphone arena, it’s well on track to take on Apple’s rumoured smart watch market. Samsung has confirmed to Bloomberg the rumors that it’s working on a smartwatch to rival Apple’s product.
Samsung’s mobile tech vice president Lee Young Hee has confirmed that the South Korean company is working [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 18, 2013 ·
Apple is not taking lightly the launch of the so-called next iPhone killer – Samsung Galaxy S 4, couple of days after the S4′s launch, Apple came out with a page explaining why its smartphone is better than the other ones.
“There’s iPhone. And then there’s everything else,” the page proclaims . Apple goes on to talk of all the reasons why iPhone is “unlike [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 15, 2013 ·
After a lot of hype and leaks Samsung’s Galaxy S IV has finally arrived. Samsung unvieled its new 5-inch smartphone at a event in New York City yesterday night.
Galaxy S IV has to live up to its hugely successful predecessor the Samsung Galaxy S III which currently is the world’s most popular Android phone with sales of over 40 million devices.
“With the GALAXY S 4, Samsung is again [...]