Samsung Tablet Roadmap Leaks
Jan15

Samsung Tablet Roadmap Leaks

A brief snapshot of Samsung’s tablet roadmap for 2015 has leaked online, mirroring something similar that happened back at this time last year. The roadmap shows some of the new slates we can expect to see from the Korean giant as the year draws on. There will be a new version of the Galaxy Tab 7 7-inch, with most reports pegging that as the Galaxy Tab AS and the Galaxy Tab AL, one a small and the other a large tablet. There will also...

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Samsung to Buy Blackberry?
Jan15

Samsung to Buy Blackberry?

Reuters is running with a story that Korean smartphone giant Samsung is in talks to purchase down on its luck Blackberry for a fee of $7.5 billion. The publication is saying that the two companies have held talks, with Blackberry CEO John Chen meeting with executives for Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone company. The deal would see Samsung purchase the Canadian brand for somewhere between $13.35 and $15.49 per share, which is...

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Samsung’s Tizen Based Z1 is here
Jan14

Samsung’s Tizen Based Z1 is here

Finally, after over a year of bumps and delays, Samsung has actually released its first smartphone running its own Tizen operating system. This is very much a first and could be an historic smartphone moment as Samsung attempts to forge its own path in the mobile space. The company will eventually pull away from Google’s Android, but first things first, what is the Samsung Z1? Starting as a high end smartphone, the Z1 arrives as a...

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Samsung to Deliver the TouchWiz we all want
Jan14

Samsung to Deliver the TouchWiz we all want

It was a sorry 2014 for Samsung and the company is now heading back to the drawing board, reassessing its smartphone strategy and introducing a new portfolio of devices. However, the company is also going to fix (hopefully at least) what has been the biggest gripe about its devices over recent years, TouchWiz. Samsung’s own Android UI skin has been oft criticized as messy, bloaty, and laggy. A new report suggests that Samsung will...

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UK Based Samsung Galaxy S5 getting Android 5.0 Lollipop
Jan13

UK Based Samsung Galaxy S5 getting Android 5.0 Lollipop

Some version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 flagship are starting to get Android 5.0 Lollipop. Spanish and Russian versions of the handset already have the update, but now the United Kingdom joins that growing list with the new software from Google finding its way to S5’s in that country, with Samsung’s TouchWiz baked on top. The G900FXXU1BOA3 update numbers is bringing the 5.0 update to the UK Galaxy S5, although the patch is rolling out...

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Samsung Launches Galaxy A7
Jan12

Samsung Launches Galaxy A7

We have been hearing about it for a long time, but the Galaxy A7 is finally getting an official release with Samsung announcing the handset today. The Galaxy A series was ushered in late last year, based off the now outgoing Galaxy Alpha, the series made a debut with the A3 and A5 smartphones. Now the daddy of the range, the Galaxy A7, is out and official. The specs include: OS: Android 4.4.4 KitKat on board Dimensions: Just 6.3mm...

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