Samsung Updating Galaxy Note 3 in Russia to Android 5.0 Lollipop
Jan28

Samsung Updating Galaxy Note 3 in Russia to Android 5.0 Lollipop

Samsung has not got around to updating most of its devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop just yet, not even the new Galaxy Note 4 flagship. In fact, it seems as though the older Note 3 will get the Lollipop bump before the Note 4, with reports today saying the update is arriving on the Russian version (SM-N900) as we speak. Carrying the build number, N900XXUEBOA6, the update is now rolling out to the Galaxy Note 3 in Russia according to...

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Huawei Chief Says Samsung is Biggest Rival, not Xiaomi
Jan28

Huawei Chief Says Samsung is Biggest Rival, not Xiaomi

It is easy to think that Xiaomi is Huawei’s biggest rival, after-all the company showed up in the Chinese market and stole plenty of thunder from the older Huawei. However, according to Huawei CEO Richard Yu, the upstart Xiaomi is not the company’s biggest rival at all… that distinction goes to Korean giant Samsung, the company that is the biggest smartphone manufacturer on the planet. Huawei is locked in a battle with Lenovo, LG, and...

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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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LG May Sue Qualcomm Over Snapdragon 810 Saga
Jan27

LG May Sue Qualcomm Over Snapdragon 810 Saga

It’s getting quite messy surrounding the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, the company’s new 64-bit processor. There have been reports of overheating, prompting the likes of LG and Samsung to delay their latest flagship smartphones. However, Samsung has its own processing company (Exynos) and is threatening to go it alone with the upcoming Galaxy S6. In response Qualcomm has reportedly offered to make Samsung a bespoke (non-overheating I...

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Samsung Denies Blackberry Buyout
Jan21

Samsung Denies Blackberry Buyout

Reuters reported last week that Samsung had been in talks with Blackberry to buy the company for $7.5 billion, something that Blackberry quickly denied. Samsung was coyer on the matter, although the company has spoken of the report through co-CEO JK Shin. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal he said that there have been no discussions of a buyout, but the company hare talking about the possibility "to work with BlackBerry and develop...

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