Samsung Gear 3 smartwatch leaked ahead of September 3 launch

By on August 23, 2014 at 3:04 PM.

Samsung Gear 3 smartwatch leaked ahead of September 3 launch

Samsung is believed to be working on a new smartwatch, which it will unveil at the pre-IFA event in Berlin on September 3.TKTechNews claims it will be called Gear 3 and has leaked almost all the details of the smartwatch. More →
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Ice Bucket Challenge: iPhone gives an appropriate answer to the Samsung Galaxy S5.. or not?

By on August 23, 2014 at 1:15 PM.

Ice Bucket Challenge: iPhone gives an appropriate answer to the Samsung Galaxy S5.. or not?

The Ice Bucket Challenge ‘viral’ness went absolutely manic when in a smart marketing move, Samsung doused the Galaxy S5 in ice water on itself and challenged the iPhone 5S, HTC One M8 and Nokia Lumia 930 to do the same. More →
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Samsung Galaxy S5 takes the Ice Bucket Challenge; dares Apple, Nokia and HTC!

By on August 22, 2014 at 7:11 PM.

Samsung Galaxy S5 takes the Ice Bucket Challenge; dares Apple, Nokia and HTC!

Pretty much everyone has been roped in on the Ice Bucket Challenge. All the big industrial heads are happily dousing iced-water on their heads and posting the video on the internet. The tech executives were also seen participating in full vigor. From Tim Cook to Bill Gates, everyone grandly showcased their support to the ALS cause. However, not stopping there, the tech industry is now taking this challenge to a whole new level. More →
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Samsung is number one smartphone vendor in India but Micromax is growing faster: IDC

By on August 18, 2014 at 2:40 PM.

Samsung is number one smartphone vendor in India but Micromax is growing faster: IDC

Squashing any doubts about the number one smartphone vendor in India, IDC today claimed that Samsung continued to dominate the Indian smartphone market with a 29 percent market share. Micromax came in second with 18 percent market share. However, IDC warned that Micromax is growing faster than Samsung in India, which should worry the Korean smartphone giant. Earlier, a research report claimed that Micromax had overtaken Samsung in mobile phone shipments in the country, a claim that Samsung India had rubbished. More →
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specifications revealed in benchmarks

By on August 17, 2014 at 1:29 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specifications revealed in benchmarks

With just about a fortnight left before Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 launch event, more details are emerging about Samsung's flagship phablet. A new benchmark listing all but confirms most of the Galaxy Note 4 specifications. More →
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Samsung buys home automation firm SmartThings for around $200 million

By on August 15, 2014 at 4:21 PM.

Samsung buys home automation firm SmartThings for around $200 million

Back in July, it was reported that Samsung was looking at entering the Internet of Things arena with a proposed plan to buy SmartThings. The deal has finally gone through, and while neither of the companies has revealed the financial details of the deal, it is said to be worth around $200 million. More →
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 price and specifications leaked ahead of unveiling on September 3

By on August 15, 2014 at 12:32 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 price and specifications leaked ahead of unveiling on September 3

Samsung is set to unveil the Galaxy Note 4 phablet at a pre-IFA event in Berlin on September 3. With less than a month for the launch event, a trigger-happy Indonesian e-commerce site called Erafone has listed the phablet revealing the price and its specifications. At the time of filing the story however, the e-commerce site has taken down the listing. More →
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Samsung India refutes report, maintains it is the clear and dominant leader in mobile phones

By on August 13, 2014 at 6:10 PM.

Samsung India refutes report, maintains it is the clear and dominant leader in mobile phones

Dismissing a recent report that claimed Micromax had surpassed Samsung as India's largest mobile phone brand, Samsung India says it believes it is still the clear and dominant leader in the country. "We were equally surprised by the report, which is completely distant from the truth and lacks credibility. We strictly go by syndicated market research, like the rest of the industry," Asim Warsi, vice president, mobile and IT, Samsung India told BGR India. More →
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Samsung Galaxy S5 mini with 4.5-inch display, heart rate sensor and fingerprint scanner, listed on official website

By on August 13, 2014 at 3:46 PM.

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini with 4.5-inch display, heart rate sensor and fingerprint scanner, listed on official website

Samsung announced the Galaxy S5 mini back in July, and now it seems to be close to launching the smartphone in India. The Galaxy S5 mini has been listed on the Samsung India’s official website, but there is however no word on the pricing or the availability of the device. More →
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Samsung’s “evolution of Galaxy Design” looks like an iPhone

By on August 13, 2014 at 3:28 PM.

Samsung’s “evolution of Galaxy Design” looks like an iPhone

The press release for the Galaxy Alpha's launch calls out the smartphone as "the evolution of Galaxy Design." It also quotes JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communication at Samsung Electronics, “The Galaxy Alpha was built and designed based on the specific desires of the consumer market.” And yet, the only design innovation in the Galaxy Alpha is its metallic frame and chamfered edges, both trademarked design elements of Apple's iPhone. So essentially what Mr Shin is saying is that consumers love the iPhone's design, so we will copy it. More →
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