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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Tizen OS Has Minor Setback as the Samsung Z Launch Get Delayed

Samsung is by far and away the biggest player in the Android smartphone game and while they have to be pretty happy with financial results that it is producing Google is making all the money off their devices after they are sold. What's Samsung to do about it?  Place their own open source OS on their devices with their app store, search engine, etc....  That OS is Tizen and it is based on the Linux kernel and was developed in part by...

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Samsung launches Tizen based Z smartphone
Jun02

Samsung launches Tizen based Z smartphone

Samsung has been exploring the open source Linux-based Tizen recently, most notably by switching all of its Galaxy Gear smart watches from Android to the homegrown OS. Now the company has thrown its weight behind the platform with a new handset featuring Tizen software designed with chip manufacturer Intel. The new Samsung Z is the latest smartphone from the Korean giant, but it is very much still a side project for the company. Sure,...

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Samsung to build a phone watch
May23

Samsung to build a phone watch

When we think of the wearable market, most of us would probably picture a smart watch, or possibly Google’s Glass. However, while products like the Pebble, Sony’s SmartWatch, Android Ware, and Samsung’s Galaxy Gear are interesting for the future of the wearable trend, they are not the finished article just yet. In fact, the market is nascent enough that most people would avoid buying a smart watch this early into the trend. One of the...

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New Tizen hands-on videos show Touchwiz is ambidextrous

We haven't seen much of the Tizen operating system that Samsung and Intel have been developing, but a few hands-on videos that have appeared online make it appear as though as though we've seen it before. That's because the design has so much in common with the Touchwiz user experience found on Samsung's Android devices. Though the icon choices differ in some regards, it's hard not to draw a direct line based on the similarities seen...

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Samsung to Showcase Tizen Device at MWC

Samsung has been flirting with releasing a device running the new open source Tizen OS for over a year now and after a few false starts it seems like at this years Mobile World Congress we may finally see this device. According to reports from ITNews Samsung "sent out invitations for the February event." Samsung stated that "an exclusive sneak preview of the newest Tizen devices as well as an opportunity to learn about the major...

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