Rumor: Samsung to Simplify Touch Wiz
Jan16

Rumor: Samsung to Simplify Touch Wiz

While Samsung is currently losing customer base on it's Android products due to Chinese counterparts making better spec'd phones for cheaper there has always been one thing Samsung has done well....software.  While some do not like Samsung's Touch Wiz UI it is the most feature packed Android skin on the market to date and it is what keeps most Samsung users using Samsung devices. However all these features come with a price....High...

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Samsung Shows off the Galaxy A7 6.3mm Thin
Jan16

Samsung Shows off the Galaxy A7 6.3mm Thin

Samsung just showed off the new Samsung Galaxy A7 their thinnest device to date at 6.3mm.  While it is the thinnest that doesn't make it a flagship device. (it only has a 720p screen)  However this wasn't built to compete high end devices it was more built to for Samsung to keep up with the thin device niche. 6.3mm metal unibody Snapdragon 64-bit octa-core processor 2GB of RAM 16GB of storage 5-megapixel front 13-megapizel rear camera...

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Samsung to Flood Market with Tizen Products
Jan15

Samsung to Flood Market with Tizen Products

Samsung’s aspirations for Tizen go beyond the OS being a mere hobby horse for the company. Long term, the Korean giant sees Tizen as a rival for iOS and Android and we can expect to see more Samsung devices arriving rocking the platform. In fact, the company has some pretty big plans for the platform through 2015. Samsung says it will roll out “a flood” of Tizen based products through the course of the next twelve months, including...

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Samsung Talks Up Benefits of Tizen
Jan15

Samsung Talks Up Benefits of Tizen

It has been widely reported that Samsung is looking to its Tizen platform as a long term strategy to distance itself from Android. It is unlike that the company will ever completely sever ties with Google’s OS, but there is certainly a day where Samsung would like to be in total control of its core products, in much the same way Apple is. That all depends on the success of Tizen, and with the platform now in TVs, wearables, and the Z1...

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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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