Samsung confirms the Gear S for this fall
Sep24

Samsung confirms the Gear S for this fall

The Samsung Gear S smartwatch is a strange product. On the one hand it is the best wearable the company has ever been, but on the other it is merely a niche filling, market flooding, and arguably unnecessary addition to the Gear range. Samsung now has seven smartwatches on the market, so did we really need another, no matter how interesting the Gear S concept is? That’s debatable, but the S is here and Samsung has today confirmed that...

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Samsung’s Galaxy Mega 2 is released
Sep23

Samsung’s Galaxy Mega 2 is released

We reported a few months ago that Samsung would be launching a new Galaxy Mega in the near future and today that device has arrived. The Galaxy Gear 2 has arrived in Southeast Asia and I am not sure whether this is a disappointing product or not, read on to find out why. The problem with this handset is that it is typical Samsung. If you placed it alongside the original Mega you would be hard pressed to tell the difference, while the...

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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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Samsung to build mobile payment oriented smartwatch
Sep20

Samsung to build mobile payment oriented smartwatch

It cannot have escaped the attention that Apple launched the Apple Watch with Apple Pay mobile payment last week, it certainly didn’t escape Samsung’s. The “we have a product for that” company is now reported to be working on a new smartwatch that will be focused on security and mobile payment. Quelle surprise. Korean outlet Business Korea posted the following that came from an unnamed Samsung source: “We are currently developing the...

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Galaxy Note 4 arriving on the bug four this week
Sep19

Galaxy Note 4 arriving on the bug four this week

Two weeks after landing at IFA in Berlin, Samsung’s blockbuster Galaxy Note 4 is close to being available, with the big four US carriers confirming when the device will be available for pre-order and how much it will cost. The Note 4 debuts for shipping on October 17th and over the next week all the big networks will be opening the doors for pre-orders. Verizon is the biggest carrier in the United States and Big Red confirmed that...

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