Posts Tagged ‘Samsung’

Another win for Samsung in the Apple vs. Samsung thermonuclear battle – this time in the Netherlands

// October 24th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

A Dutch court in Hague ruled yesterday that Samsung did not infringe on Apple’s multi-touch technology in its Samsung tablets and smartphones. This time around, the judge did not require that Apple admit its defeat, publicly, in the media. Apple had already lost a preliminary injunction in the Netherlands on this same patent last year. […]

Rumor central – what surprises to expect at Google’s hastily arranged October 29 New York City event

// October 21st, 2012 // 1 Comment » // Hardware

There are lots of rumors flying around regarding Google’s hastily arranged October 29, 2012 event in New York City (six days after Apple reveals its iPad mini and the same day as Microsoft’s event in San Francisco). Filtering out all the fluff and sorting out what makes the most sense, here’s what Geek Slop thinks […]

Apple loses UK appeal against Samsung and now must run 14pt ads in UK newspapers admitting their mistaken claim

// October 18th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hardware

Apple lost its appeal in a UK court against the Samsung Galaxy Tab – the court of appeals upheld its previous judgment that Samsung did not infringe on any of Apple’s design elements. As a result, the court has ordered Apple to run ads in leading UK newspapers as well as on its own website […]

Apple vs. Samsung row gets even uglier as Apple drops Samsung as chip supplier and turns to TSMC for SoCs

// October 16th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

Apple has been reducing their dependence on Samsung for over a year now as the two battle it out in courts over often frivolous patent disputes. Now a senior Samsung official told the Korea Times that Apple has made it clear that they no longer intend to use Samsung technology in their products. Speculation at […]

Google partnering with Samsung to make 10-inch Google Nexus tablet

// October 9th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

CNET has reported that a Google Nexus 10-inch tablet is in the works. The 10.1 inch tablet will features a 299 PPI, 2560×1600 resolution display, significantly higher than the 264PPI on the Retina iPad.

Hmmm… Google withdraws patent complaint against Apple with no reason given

// October 2nd, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

Reuters has reported that Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility has dropped a complaint of patent infringement against Apple without explanation. Google said in its filing “there are no agreements between Motorola and Apple, written or oral, express or implied, concerning the subject matter of this investigation”. It has been reported that that the two companies were […]

New comScore figures show Samsung retaining top position with Apple gaining some ground

// October 2nd, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

The latest comScore figures show Samsung still at the top of the smartphone market share ratings with a 25.7% share of the market although the change from the prior 3-month period was flat. LG remains second with a 19.1% market share and Apple comes in 3rd with 19.1%, an increase of 2.1% from May 2012. […]

Why would Samsung release a Galaxy S3 device based on Tizen OS instead of Android?

// September 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

The latest Samsung rumors making the rounds are that the leading smartphone supplier is working on a Samsung Galaxy S3 model that runs the open-source Tizen operation system rather than Android. There are several indications that this rumor holds water which begs the question, why would Samsung introduce a device running on Tizen?

Samsung Galaxy S II and S Advance zero-day exploit allow complete phone wipe when tel: link clicked [UPDATE]

// September 25th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

Security researchers presented a Samsung Galaxy exploit in which they demonstrated an instant hard reset of the Galaxy S II and Galaxy S Advance when a simple web page link is clicked. The bug relates to Samsung specific diagnostic reset codes which are accessible via the phone dialer.

Samsung Galaxy S4 to be introduced in February 2013 – denied

// September 17th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hardware

Samsung plans to introduce the new Samsung Galaxy S IV at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February 2013. When the Galaxy SIII hit the market nine months ago, sales hit 20 million in just 3 months. The phone is expected to sport a quad-core Exynos processors and a eye-popping 5 in organic light emitting […]

Samsung scorches Apple in iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy SIII comparison ad

// September 15th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

The gloves come off. Samsung has released a scorching advertisement that transparently compares Apple’s new iPhone 5 feature set (and limitations) to the Samsung Galaxy S III in an advertisement titled “It doesn’t take a genius”.

Apple iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy SIII vs. Droid RAXR Maxx HD

// September 13th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

Let the battle lines be drawn. Below are comparisons of the new iPhone 5 vs. the top Android competition this year (the Samsung Galaxy SIII and the Motorola Droid RAXR Maxx HD). The race is fairly even in most areas but Android’s open platform widens the gap…

International Galaxy SIII owners will see Jelly Bean update in October 2012

// September 11th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

CNet is reporting that the Android Jelly Bean update will arrive for Samsung Galaxy S III international owners in October 2012.

Samsung Galaxy SIII outselling iPhone

// September 5th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

They hold the lead now but probably not for long.  The Samsung Galaxy SIII has accomplished something nobody has been able to do – the SIII is outselling the iPhone.  A report from Canaccord Genuity shows that the SII is now outselling the iPhone on three of the largest national carriers (Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and […]