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February 16, 2017

Latest Gartner data shows Samsung topped by Apple in market share during Q4 2016

Gartner today is out with its latest report concerning the smartphone industry during the fourth quarter of 2016. According to the data, global sales of smartphones to users totaled 432 million units during the quarter, an increase of 7 percent compared to the year before. Perhaps most notably, Q4 2016 saw Apple leapfrog Samsung to […]

September 7, 2016

Opinion: iPhone 7 is mostly a technological catchup, but it’s an undeniably polished one

Apple stepped up. Today it announced the iPhone 7, the first true successor to the iPhone 6 that launched in 2014. While many expected this to be yet another “tock” (think iPhone 6SE) update offering little more than incremental improvements and an almost indistinguishable design, Apple instead brought a slew of substantial enhancements to the device […]

September 26, 2014

Consumer Reports pits Android handsets against the iPhone in bend-test battle royale

Consumer Reports released a new video today taking on claims of overly-flexible iPhones that have appeared online recently. Apple noted that only a handful of complaints have come in and gave journalists a look at its testing procedures. Regardless of Cupertino’s claims, Consumer Reports kept its promise to conduct testing that was a bit more scientific in nature than […]

September 10, 2014

Samsung releases new set of ads taking jabs at the iPhone 6’s battery, screen, and more

Samsung was already taking shots at the iPhone 6 this morning with some new ads, but the Android handset maker has gone even further by releasing a set of new videos on YouTube today mocking everything from the iPhone 6 livestream problems to the device’s hardware (via Engadget). The ads are part of the “Note the […]

July 14, 2014

Samsung reportedly launching all-metal Galaxy Alpha smartphone next month

According to a new report out of Korean news outlet ETNews, Samsung is preparing to launch an all-metal device as early as next month called the Galaxy Alpha. According to the report, Samsung intends to heavily market the device as a competitor to Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6. According to industry insiders on July 13, the Galaxy […]

June 16, 2014

Nuance has reportedly held acquisition talks with Samsung

According to a new report out of the Wall Street Jounral, speech and dictation service Nuance Communications has held acquisition talks with Samsung and has been exploring the possibility of a sale. It is widely speculated that the Apple’s virtual assistant Siri is powered by Nuance in the back-end. Samsung started partnering with Nuance late […]

May 20, 2014

Dutch appeals court upholds ban on Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace

A Dutch appeals court today upheld a 2011 decision that banned the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace phones, as noted by Re/code. The devices in question were found to have infringed on Apple’s design in an earlier ruling and blocked from sale. Apple’s original intent was to get an injunction against […]

April 28, 2014

Samsung reports $51.8 billion in revenue, $7.3 billion net profit for Q1 2014

Samsung, just a week after Apple, has reported its first quarter earnings for 2014. As an entirety, the company reported $51.8 billion in revenue, up slightly over this time last year, coming out to $8.2 billion in operating profit and $7.3 billion in net profit. More specifically, its mobile division accounted for $30.29 billion of that revenue and $6.2 billon of that profit.

February 24, 2014

Samsung announces more than 200 million Galaxy S smartphones have been sold since 2010

Samsung just unveiled the fifth iteration of its Galaxy S line of smartphones at Mobile World Congress, and alongside that unveil, the company shared some sales numbers. According to Samsung CEO JK Shin, the South Korean company has sold more than 200 million Galaxy S smartphones since the line was first introduced in 2010. While […]

February 19, 2014

Samsung mocks iPad Air & iPhone’s screen size in new Galaxy Tab Pro & Note 3 ads (Video)

[youtube=] Like it has done on several occasions in the past, Samsung is directly mocking Apple in its latest advertisement for the new Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1. The commercial, posted to Samsung’s YouTube page, is a clear parody of Apple’s Pencil ad for the iPad Air that has been airing on TV since Apple debuted it for the […]

January 9, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 confirmed for April, new design, may have iris-scanner

Samsung didn’t reveal much that was new in a fairly wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg, but exec VP of the company’s mobile division Lee Young Hee did tease a couple of things while confirming that the Galaxy S5 would be released by April. The company is “studying the possibility” of including the iris-recognition security system we told you about […]

October 1, 2013

Samsung’s first Galaxy Note 3 ad…

[youtube=] Not a fan. Either show how this will make my life better or bash Apple. I don’t know what this is.

Galaxy Gear reviews make for painful reading [Review roundup]

The Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch reviews are out, and that red glow you see on the horizon is from the blushing faces at Samsung, visible all the way from Korea. The reviews are not, to put it kindly, overwhelming in their enthusiasm for the device. The Verge A smartwatch the Galaxy Gear is not. Frankly, […]

September 27, 2013

Samsung: We’ve been making gold phones longer than Apple has been making phones

With Apple’s new gold iPhone 5s getting the most attention of any of the new colorful iPhones it released earlier this month, Samsung wants you to know that it isn’t copying Apple with its new gold Galaxy S4. In a blog post on its official Samsung Tomorrow blog titled, “Golden History of Samsung Phones,” the company makes […]

September 24, 2013

Samsung aims to be first to market with flexible screen … but in a rigid case

Samsung is promising to be the first company to bring a flexible OLED screen to market in a special edition of the Galaxy Note 3 – yep, a device with a rigid case.

It’s not quite as silly as it seems: though the display won’t flex, it should be a little bit lighter and a whole lot tougher.

LG demonstrated a 5-inch flexible display back in May, but has not yet brought a flexible product to market. Apple has also patented a flexible screen, and it has often been suggested that the company plans to use one in the long-awaited iWatch. via Gizmodo

August 30, 2013

Google reportedly acquired WIMM Labs for its Android smartwatch/wearable platform

Google has reportedly acquired WIMM Labs, the company that first introduced us to its 1-inch, Android-powered wearable platform back in 2011.WIMM stopped offering its open Developer Kit for its “WIMM One” platform back in the summer of 2012, noting on its website that it had “entered into an exclusive, confidential relationship” for the technology. According […]

July 5, 2013

Samsung goes after iPhone’s lack of language support in new Icelandic Galaxy S4 ad Above we see a new ad that Samsung recently aired for its flagship Galaxy S4 in Iceland. The ad itself is a little on the strange side, but what’s not surprising is the fact that Samsung is once again not so subtly going after Apple. The point of the ad, in case you don’t […]

April 23, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 review: continuous improvements on the screen, camera and even the software

That’s the S4 sandwiched between the HTC One and the iPhone 5 I’ve been playing with Samsung’s Galaxy S4 (no, I won’t write S 4) for the better part of a week and, not to spoil the whole review: I love it.  It is better in every way than the S3 hardware-wise, and Samsung even […]

April 15, 2013

Canadians can Grab Samsung Galaxy S4 on April 27th from Telus, Bell, Virgin and Videotron starting at $200 subsidized

Canadians wondering where your Galaxy S 4 luving is, rejoice! Telus, Bell, Virgin, and Videotron all announced plans to carry the Galaxy S4 today which almost seems like a coordinated effort on Sammy’s part.  Android Police note that each carrier has slightly differing bits of info but expect to drop $200 and be in a contract for at least 2 years.

March 4, 2013

Report: Samsung’s Galaxy S4 will include ‘Eye Scroll’ feature

According to a report from The New York Times, citing ” a person who has tried the phone,” Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S4 will include a new “eye scrolling” feature that tracks the user’s eye to determine where to focus and when to scroll on the page: The phone will track a user’s eyes to determine […]

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