Samsung Still on Top in Phablet Market in the US
Nov26

Samsung Still on Top in Phablet Market in the US

There has been so much bad news for Samsung lately, but the company still has some good things to talk about too. For example, the company is still the dominant phablet brand, even with the arrival of the iPhone 6 Plus, that’s what research company Chitika says. Through research in the North American market through early November using mobile traffic the company found Samsung is still numero uno in terms of devices over 5-inches. The...

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Samsung Issues Biggest Share Buyback in Company’s History
Nov26

Samsung Issues Biggest Share Buyback in Company’s History

Samsung has had an awful year where the company’s position at the top of the smartphone world looks in doubt for the first time in years. The company has taken drastic action to right the sinking ship, such as trimming its smartphone portfolio in 2015 to help consumers differentiate between its products. This week it also emerged that the Korean giant is about to relieve head of mobile and co-CEO J.K. Shin of his top role in the...

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Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Has Sold Fewer Units than Galaxy S4
Nov24

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Has Sold Fewer Units than Galaxy S4

Samsung’s S series of smartphones have been head and shoulders above any other Android device in terms of popularity and sales. That admittedly is still the case in 2014, but the Galaxy S5 has failed to meet expectations and has even sold less than last year’s Galaxy S4. The S5 may still be the best-selling Android smartphone, but the gap has closed a lot and rivals are catching up. Of course, Apple’s iPhone continues to be an ever...

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Android 4.4.4 for Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5
Nov22

Android 4.4.4 for Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 may not have been the smash hit that previous S models have been, but it has still shifted more than most other handsets this year. As you would expect, Samsung’s flagship handset is of course due to get Android 5.0 Lollipop in due course, but first it has to get Android 4.4.4 out of the way. Sprint is now issuing that particular build for its variant of the Galaxy S5 this week. The Now Network is pushing out the...

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Folding Samsung’s Ready For 2015 Production
Nov19

Folding Samsung’s Ready For 2015 Production

LG might have detailed its plans to have bendy smartphones on the market by 2017, but it is actually fellow Korean company Samsung leading the charge in this niche. The company will beat LG to the punch and has actually been innovating in this field for some time with its Project YOUM and of course the already launched Galaxy Note Edge. The Note Edge only has a two sided screen pasted onto a rigid chassis, the next step is to have a...

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