CES 2012 to bring next-generation TVs

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.

Apple, Samsung saw rise in their mobile hardware shares; LG, Motorola & RIM suffers fall

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.

Samsung still dominates US mobile phone market: fresh figures show

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.

Samsung files new claims against Apple in Germany

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.

Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE goes on sale Thursday

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.

Samsung wins court’s approval for Galaxy Tab sales in Australia

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.

Australian court lifts ban on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab

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.

Samsung will update Galaxy Nexus “as soon as possible” to fix sound volume issue

Acknowledging that the company was aware of some sound volume issue with the newly-released Galaxy Nexus handset, Samsung said in a Wednesday statement that an update to resolve the problem has been developed and will be released "as soon as possible."

Samsung Galaxy Nexus: First device running Android 4.0 ‘Ice cream Sandwich’ version

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.

Samsung may unveil its Google TV next year

A top Samsung executive has announced that the South Korean electronics giant was in the final stage of talks with Internet search Google to roll out its Google TVs.

Yoon Boo-keun, the head of Samsung's TV division, said that they had plans to unveil its Google TV next year. However, he did elaborate on the precise schedule.

Google TV allows users to access online videos, websites as well as specialized apps like video games on their TV sets.

Currently, Google TV comes built-in on Logitech International set-top boxes and on some models of Sony TV.


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