With Sprint Nextel recently enhancing its smartphone lineup with the addition of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus handset - Google's flagship handset equipped with the Android `Ice Cream Sandwich' (ICS) version -, interested buyers, especially Sprint subscribers, can now get the handset for a cost which is $100 less than the Verizon Nexus model.
Quite on the lines of the popular Apple iPad in terms of the price-tag, Samsung will officially release its $400-priced Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 for the US markets next month ---thereby underscoring that tablet wars among bigwig rivals are still far from abating!
The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 - scheduled for US release on May 13 - will give Samsung a taste of the $400 price-tag at which Apple is selling its iPad 2, while also highlighting the fact that Samsung is apparently continuing with its strategy of manufacturing an Android-based tablet in every imaginable shape and size.
Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab 2 line of affordably-priced tablets now boasts a new, second addition --- a model with a 10-inch display, which runs the Android 4.0 `Ice cream Sandwich' version, as does its recently-announced
According to the information shared by Samsung, both the new 7-inch and 10-inch versions of the Galaxy Tab have nearly the same hardware specs, like a 1 GHz dual-core processor; two cameras; and a 32 GB inbuilt storage capacity, along with a MicroSD card slot for additional storage.
According of reports from the news sites of The Australian and TheNextWeb, Apple’s patent infringement lawsuits against Samsung in Australia expanded notably on Friday, from three claims to as many as 278 claims.
As per the reports, the lawsuit began with Apple initially claiming that one Samsung device - the Galaxy Tab 10.1 – had violated its patent. However, the suit has now grown substantially to involve 10 devices, all of which allegedly infringe on Apple patents.
Refuting a recent report, by the Boy Genius Report (BGR) tech blog, that Samsung Electronics was apparently interested in buying BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM), the South Korean tech biggie said in a Wednesday statement that it has "never" mulled over a RIM acquisition.
In a telephonic clarification, Samsung's Seoul-based spokesman James Chung said that neither has there been any contact between Samsung and Ontario, Canada-based RIM nor has Samsung shown any interest in striking a licensing deal with RIM for using its software.
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 witnessed the world’s leading TV manufacturers, including Samsung, LG, and Sony, trying to pitch the “smart” TV idea, in order to draw attention to a completely new approach to television.
Going by the indications, the bigwig TV makers are apparently set to bring on the friendly living-room TV sets in line with the other latest gadgets which are expected to have an automatic hook up to Internet connectivity, apps, social network accessibility and the other so-called technology “ecosystems.”
This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas will provide visitors to with a rare opportunity to feast their eyes on next-generation TVs from several acclaimed manufacturers.
Electronics giant LG is preparing to introduce the world's largest OLED TV as well as the world's largest 3D LED TV during the upcoming annual show. The LG OLED TV will feature a display measuring at 55 inches, which will have a thickness of merely five millimeters. This next-generation TV is expected to be available in 2013.
While Apple's and Samsung saw their US market shares increasing in the three months to November 11, LG, Motorola and RIM suffered continued to decline.
According to market research firm ComScore, Apple's market share in the US jumped the most from the previous three months, i. e. 1.4 per cent, to grab 11.2 per cent of the market share. With that much share, the Cupertino, Calif.-based gadgets maker stood at fourth position.
While popular gadgets maker Apple is stretching its reach, rival electronics manufacturer Samsung is leading supplier of mobile phones in the US, figures compiled by market researcher ComScore revealed.
According to ComScore, 25.6 per cent of US mobile subscribers in the quarter to November 11 had Samsung handsets, while Apple handsets accounted for only 11.2 per cent.
In what marked the latest development in the Apple-Samsung legal scuffle, Samsung has filed new claims against Apple, in Germany, alleging that four of the South Korean company's patents had been violated by the Cupertino, California-based iPhone maker.
Disclosing the information about its latest filing against Apple, Samsung said that the December 16-filed claims - which were filed with Germany's Mannheim Regional Court - cover the alleged violation of the patents pertaining to Samsung's telecommunications standard technology and user interface.
Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone will finally be available on the fourth-generation LTE network of Verizon Wireless, starting Thursday.
The much-anticipated handset will be available online as well as at Verizon stores for $299.99. Buyers will have to sign a two-year service agreement with the network provider.
Verizon confirmed the release of the Galaxy Nexus 4G late Wednesday, following days of speculation that the smartphone was being delayed due to a dispute between Verizon and Google over the Google Wallet app that does not work on Verizon's version.
With Australia's highest court denying Apple's bid to sustain a preliminary injunction against the sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the country, the South Korean electronics maker will now be able to commence the sales of its tablets in Australian markets before Christmas.
Even though Samsung has yet to disclose the exact date for the Australian debut of its tablet computers, the company has revealed that the cost of the 16GB, Wi-Fi model and the 16GB, 3G model will respectively be A$579 and A$729.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will hit Australian store-shelves before Christmas as the country's highest court dismissed rival Apple's appeal.
Chief Justice Robert French reinstated an appeal court judgment in which the ban on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets was lifted. Speaking on the behalf of the three-judge High Court panel, the Chief Justice said that Apple couldn’t persuade them that it could win on appeal and thus they denied the gadget maker a hearing.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus handset is the first device that runs the newest Android iteration - the Google Android 4.0 version, codenamed `Ice Cream Sandwich' - which boasts the inclusion of more user-friendly icons that undergo a dramatic change depending on the program that has been opened.
The Android `Ice Cream Sandwich' version - designed to be an amalgamation of the Android handset and tablet operating systems - is abound in the familiar swiping gestures across apps, as well as some playful new features such as `facial recognition' for unlocking the handset.
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