Samsung yesterday launched the Galaxy S Duos 2, which is basically the successor to its Galaxy S Duos, which was launched a few months back in India. The phone is Samsung’s mid-range option to compete against the those by the local vendors. This newbie is based on a similar design and display like the original Galaxy S Duos but is better in terms of software and hardware features. Here we compare this phone with its predecessor to give you a fair idea about the difference between the two phones. (more...
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Samsung’s marketing Death Star can’t buy it the kind of hype that Apple’s iPhone generates with every new release… although it is coming close. A new study from eBay Deals has found that the iPhone 5 on the whole generated more social media buzz than the Galaxy S4 did this year, although Samsung’s newest flagship phone certainly did come on strong as Apple’s biggest contender among smartphone fans this year. (more…)Google+
- Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 now available in India for Rs 10,999
- Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi and LTE variants launched by Asus from Rs 20,999 onwards
- New report claims to reveal Galaxy S5 launch timing
- This is India’s answer to the Google Glass
- Hackers steal 2 million Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo passwords
In the last couple of weeks we have heard quite a bit about Samsung’s Galasxy S Duos 2 and just yesterday we saw the specs, price and photos of the device surface online. Earlier today, Samsung officially launched the mid-range device in India. It is listed on the Samsung India eStore for Rs 10,999, however there is no word on the availability of the device. (more…)Google+
Samsung announced earlier this month that the Tizen Association had gained 36 powerful friends in the tech industry, but its latest partner might be the most valuable addition yet. According to a report at ZDNet Korea, Samsung’s Chief Secretary Wonsuk Lee revealed that the company will be working closely with Mozilla to foster a relationship between Tizen OS and Firefox OS. (more…)Google+
Samsung is all set to launch yet another affordable smartphone called the Galaxy S Duos 2 at an MRP of Rs 11,230 in India, retailer Manish Khatri revealed in his tweet. Manish also mentioned that the phone will be available in India in a few days. Though there is no official word from Samsung, Hungarian website Tech2.hu has leaked the specifications along with a set of alleged press rendering of the phone. The successor to the Galaxy S Duos is said to be identical in design but with better software and chipse...
Why are Samsung’s smartphones so dominant in the market when companies such as HTC, Nokia and LG have all released smartphones in the last year that are just as good if not better? A big reason is Samsung’s enormous marketing budget that drills images of Galaxy smartphones into consumers’ heads while crowding out its rivals’ devices. (more…)Google+
Samsung’s management team is meeting from December 17th through the 20th to discuss its plans for the next year, and one of the main topics is “crisis awareness,” ZDNet reported. It is not clear if Samsung has a specific crisis in mind — perhaps the slowing sales of its high-end smartphones — or whether the company is just making an effort to ensure that it is prepared. On the whole, Samsung is doing very well right now. (more…)Google+
Despite the company’s denial last month, Samsung has been found by multiple reputable testers to cheat on benchmark tests. According to reports, several Samsung smartphones and tablets crank up the heat when they detect benchmark tests being performed. The problem seemingly extends beyond just Samsung though, and several other vendors including HTC and LG apparently juice their benchmark tests as well. Now, it looks like benchmark test providers are starting to fight back. (more…)Google+
Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch will certainly go down as one of the tech world’s biggest duds of 2013 but Samsung is already hard at work to make sure that its second-generation Gear delivers where the first-generation model did not. And Korea’s ETNews reports that the next-generation Gear could come as soon as the first quarter of 2014 because Samsung is considering launching it alongside its flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone early next year. (more…)Google+
Forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Gear update to bring improved notifications and battery life among other improvements: Report
Samsung is reportedly pushing an update for its Galaxy Gear smartwatch, which brings in quite a few tweaks and improvements. According to Engadget, this update will first be made available in the US and certain European countries and among other updates it is bringing support for third-party notifications. (more…)Google+
Sorry, Samsung: It looks like you’re still on the hook for another $290 million. CNET reports that U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh late on Monday denied Samsung’s emergency motion to halt the patent infringement damages trial that saw a jury award rival Apple $290 million. (more…)Google+
Samsung is known for cramming a lot of different features on its Galaxy smartphones, some of which are cool and many of which are gimmicks. However, Samsung may be cooking up a new feature for the Galaxy S5 that could help further separate it from the Android pack. Galaxy Club has spotted a new document filed with the Korean Intellectual Property Rights Information Service that details a new built-in multi-party video calling system that could come pre-installed on future Samsung devices. (more…)...