Mobile World Congress Round Up
Mar02

Mobile World Congress Round Up

Mobile Word Congress is making a comeback per say.  In years past the tech world's heavy hitters have started to ignore this event but in 2015 it seems like everyone brought something to table this year from Samsung to HTC to Microsoft to Jolla....only Apple isn't represented.  While everyone else is bombarding you with post after post after post from this event I'd like to do something a little different for you.  We are going to...

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Samsung Tizen Z1 has moved 50,000 Units
Jan28

Samsung Tizen Z1 has moved 50,000 Units

Samsung unveiled the Z1 a couple of weeks ago, it was the first smartphone from the company that boasts its own in-house Tizen platform. How well the handset is doing in India (where it is currently exclusive) will depend on what source you believe. Last week Reuters said the device was off to a slow start, but Business Korea is citing a Samsung official who says that the Z1 is performing well. The publication cites Samsung’s vice...

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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’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’s new Tizen smartphone to land in November
Sep22

Samsung’s new Tizen smartphone to land in November

You may remember the Samsung Galaxy Z from earlier in the year or you may not. You could be forgiven considering the sheer amount of smartphones the Korean company releases, but this was the one that was going to run Samsung and Intel’s Tizen platform. However, the Galaxy Z was killed at the last minute, but Samsung is now preparing another device that will become the first smartphone to run the Tizen ecosystem. Tizen is the platform...

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