Samsung may be keeping the Galaxy S III on the hush hush, but that hasn’t stopped the press images from leaking all over the web. While it is entirely debatable that the majority of these leaks are indeed fakes, the latest one has caught our attention, with the signs suggesting that this particular leak may be the real deal after all.
The recent image spotted courtesy of a Reddit user who uploaded it recently. The image itself shows what appears to be Samsung’s new flagship Android smartphone, with the suggestion that it will be announced during a Samsung Unpacked event in London, England More >
While the Samsung Galaxy S II continues to roll out in the United States, it seems that there already seems to be details for the device’s successor emerging. The folks over at Phandroid were recently tipped off with what seems to be a slide from an internal Samsung Mobile deck, listing the Samsung Galaxy III due to be released in 2012. According to the information that is revealed, the third-generation Smasung Galaxy phone will feature a 1.8 GHz dual-core Exynos 4212 processor, 2 GB of RAM, a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED Plus HD display, and a 12-megapixel camera. Those are some pretty beefy More >
Samsung on Friday unveiled the latest addition to the Galaxy tablet family, the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus.
The new slate is an update to the tablet that started it all for Samsung, and it features a 7-inch 1,024 x 600-pixel display, a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, dual cameras, embedded HSPA+ and Android 3.2 Honeycomb.
”Samsung pioneered the seven-inch tablet market with the launch of the GALAXY Tab, marking an innovation milestone in the mobile industry,” Samsung’s mobile boss JK Shin said in a statement. “Building on the success of the GALAXY Tab, we’re now delighted to introduce the More >
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that the company has signed a cross-licensing agreement with Samsung. As a result of the agreement, Microsoft will be receiving royalties from Samsung for its Android-powered smartphones and tablets. Additionally, Microsoft mentioned that the two firms will continue to cooperate on the Windows Phone operating system.
“Through the cross-licensing of our respective patent portfolios, Samsung and Microsoft can continue to bring the latest innovations to the mobile industry,” executive vice president of global product strategy at Samsung’s mobile More >
After a recent visit to Korea by Tim Cook (Apple’s current CEO), there are notions being raised of a cooperation between Apple and Samsung. Industry sources are reporting that Cook discussed incorporating Samsung’s AMOLED (Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode) display for Apple’s tablet PCs while visiting South Korea. Apple’s current lineup (the iPad 1 and the iPad 2) have liquid crystal displays. The current supplier for the iPad displays is LG Display.
An anonymous source reported to The Korea Herald:
Apple wants to tap into Samsung’s AMOLED technology for an upgraded version ofMore >
If you were one of the many who got your Samsung Galaxy S II with a locked SIM, meaning that your carrier barred your phone from using another company’s SIM card, then we have some great news for you. There is now a free app available in the Android Market that searches for your Samsung Galaxy S II’s SIM unlock code. Apart from this, the app can also find the unfreeze code that might help if running SIM unlock code search features lands your phone in an unresponsive state. The Samsung Galaxy S II SIM unlock code finder is based on XDA developer Odia’s mode and has been compiled plus released More >
CyanogenMod is a custom developed OS for Android phones that frees them from all kind of operator shackles while kicking out any branded bloatware / apps on board. There is some great news for all those on Sprint who opted to go for the all new Google Nexus S 4G. Android 2.3.x Gingerbread CyanogenMod 7.1 Custom ROM in shape of nightly builds is already available for users to flash and enjoy. CM builds are mostly out of the box AOSP Android source code with mods and hacks integrated to provide optimum user experience.
The CM nightly builds are mostly auto complied with More >
Consumer Reports has a pretty spotty history when it comes to backing Apple products (the iPhone 4 “death grip” issue should ring a bell here), but the long time consumer advocate publication isn’t reserved in the slightest when it comes to propping up Apple’s second generation iPad as the overall best tablet computer on the market today. Just recently, Consumer Reports wrote; “After almost a year in which the Apple iPad has been virtually the only game in town in tablet computers some serious competitors are finally hitting the market. Yet in Consumer Reports latest test results of the 10 More >
Apple has topped J.D Power’s smartphone customer satisfaction survey for the fifth time running. The iPhone recently earned a score of 795 out of a possible 1,000 points. Competitors such as Motorola and HTC followed Apple with scores of 763 and 762, respectively. J.D Power weighs the total result from the various categories:
Operation (30%); physical design (30%); features (20%); and battery function (20%). For smartphones, the key factors are: ease of operation (26%); operating system (24%); physical design (23%); features (19%); and battery function (8%).
Palm (736), Nokia (734), More >
The iPad 2 was only announced two days ago, but already it has the competition rethinking their devices. Samsung says it will have to make improvements to its upcoming tablets after seeing Apple unveil the iPad 2 this week, according to yonhapnews.
Lee Don-joo, executive vice president of Samsung’s mobile division, said that Apple has presented new challenges for the South Korean company with a thinner mobile gadget that is priced the same as its predecessor.
Samsung introduced the Galaxy Tab 10.1 at Mobile World Congress just last month. The Honeycomb tablet was one of the most hyped More >