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  • Galaxy Grand Prime: Samsung readies its selfie phone 3 days ago

    London: At a time when the world is going crazy over the selfie phenomena, Samsung is rumoured to have developed its first selfie-centric smartphone. The Galaxy Grand Prime reportedly has a 5MP front-facing camera fit for clicking self-portraits. It has a 5-inch, 540x960 pixels display, a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor...
  • Samsung alleges LG executives destroyed its products at Berlin stores 5 days ago

    Seoul: Samsung said Sunday it had requested a state investigation of senior executives from its South Korean rival LG for allegedly destroying its products at stores in Berlin, renewing a bitter feud between the electronics giants. Samsung said it had asked Seoul prosecutors to investigate "a president and other executives of...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S5 Mini in India at Rs 26,499 September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Korean handset maker Samsung unveiled the successor to its flagship S5 smartphone - Galaxy S5 Mini - in India at a price of Rs 26,499. The handset is available in India from September 10 through e-commerce major Flipkart. With a host of innovative features like water and dust...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Motorola's new Moto G, Asus ZenWatch the biggest launches this week September 7, 2014

    It was one of the most exciting weeks in technology this year and here are the key highlights. 1. Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Edge, Gear VR, Gear S: Samsung, at the consumer electronics fair IFA 2014 in Berlin, unveiled four new devices - the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge,...
  • Will Apple's iWatch recreate the same magic as its first iPhone? September 6, 2014

    Berlin: Know what a "Wearable" is? Most top tech executives would struggle to define it. Now they're hoping that Apple will do it for them. Next week, Apple Inc is expected to stride into the market for wearable accessories that link wirelessly up to phones and create a template for other...
  • First impressions review: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge September 6, 2014

    New York: After years of promoting its phones as "the next big thing," Samsung is realising that bigger isn't necessarily better. Two new Galaxy Note smartphones from Samsung are about the same size as last year's Note 3. What's different: A side screen on one of them and sharper cameras on...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to Nokia Lumia 730: 'Selfie' phones unveiled at IFA 2014 September 6, 2014

    Berlin: Visit any tourist destination, and you're bound to see individuals and groups taking photos of themselves for sharing on social media. It's a declaration to the world that they were there. Pop stars such as Rihanna and Justin Bieber have helped popularise the trend, too, by posting stylised selfies to...
  • From the original Note to Note 4: Evolution of the Samsung Galaxy Note September 4, 2014

    South Korean giant Samsung unveiled the next generation of its pioneering "phablet" and "smartwatch" gadgets at the IFA consumer electronics fair Wednesday in a bid to keep ahead of arch-rival Apple. The Galaxy Note 4 is "more enjoyable and more efficient" than its predecessors, said sales and marketing chief DJ...
  • IFA highlights: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3, Acer Liquid Jade, Asus ZenWatch September 4, 2014

    Berlin: Samsung and other electronics companies used the IFA trade show in Berlin to showcase their holiday lineups. New smartphones, computerised wristwatches and a virtual-reality headset were among the gadgets announced Wednesday. Samsung Electronics The Korean electronics company says it will start selling two new smartphones and a virtual-reality headset in October. The...
  • Will Apple's September 9 announcements upstage the IFA 2014 unveilings? September 4, 2014

    Berlin: Berlin's gigantic IFA consumer electronics fair opens this week, with the shadow of Apple looming large even if the iconic US brand traditionally snubs the event. IFA, one of Europe's biggest showcases of the latest electronic gadgets, is scheduled to open on September 5 and run until September 10. But news...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge: Samsung's new smartphone's screen curves to the right for quick access to app shortcuts September 4, 2014

    Berlin: Samsung's new smartphones aren't getting bigger, but one will have a side display for quick access to the flashlight, Twitter, news and frequently used apps. The Galaxy Note Edge was announced at a trade show in Berlin on Wednesday, alongside the new Galaxy Note 4 phone, which lacks the side...
  • Little in the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to excite new users September 3, 2014

    Berlin: Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest mobile phone maker, unveiled new versions of its Galaxy Note smartphone on Wednesday after previous design miscues cost it customers in the large-screen phone market it pioneered. The new Galaxy Note 4 features a crisper, 5.7-inch display in a metal frame, reflecting Samsung's latest design...
  • Samsung partners Facebook's Oculus for Gear VR virtual reality headset September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has unveiled its foray into the world of virtual reality with the Gear VR headset unveiled at simultaneous events in Berlin, New York and Beijing ahead of IFA 2014. For the Gear VR, Samsung has partnered with Oculus, which Facebook has recently purchased. The Gear VR can give...
  • Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4: 5.7-inch display, 16MP camera, selfie-friendly; to be available from October September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 4 phablet, the successor to the Galaxy Note 3, at its event in Berlin. The Galaxy Note 4 features a 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560x1440) Super AMOLED display. The new Note has a metal frame and soft-textured back cover. The Galaxy Note 4 has...
  • Highlights: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 September 3, 2014

    Samsung has unveiled the fourth generation of its Galaxy Note phablet at simultaneous events in Beijing, Berlin, and New York. Here are the top features in the Galaxy Note 4. 1. It weighs 176g and is 8.5mm thick. 2. It comes in four colours - black, white gold and pink. 3. It has...
  • Live blog: Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 4 September 3, 2014

    Samsung Electronics will unveil the Galaxy Note 4 in Berlin on September 3. Samsung hopes the Galaxy Note 4 will counter Apple's new iPhone 6 which is due for launch on September 9. The Galaxy Note 4 is expected to come with a screen size bigger than the Galaxy S5 and...
  • Why Samsung is afraid of Android One September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Google's partnership with three Indian phone makers is set to rev up fast-growing demand for lower priced smartphones, and spell more trouble for Samsung Electronics which is rapidly losing share in emerging markets. Micromax Infomatics, Karbonn Mobiles and Spice Group are the first phone manufacturers to sign up for Google's...
  • 2014's biggest 7 days in technology begins on September 3; Here's what to expect September 2, 2014

    The technology carnival is about to begin. The seven days beginning on September 3 are the biggest for consumer technology enthusiasts this year. From the next-gen Samsung Galaxy Note to Apple's larger iPhones to Motorola's circular Android Wear smartwatch, the tech biggies are busy setting the stage to capture our...
  • Samsung Gear Fit smartwatch available online at a discount of Rs 4,100; now selling for Rs 7,999 September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung's Gear Fit fitness band, which is priced at Rs 12,100, is now available on e-commerce site Snapdeal.com for Rs 7,999. The company had launched the fitness band back in March for Rs 15,900 before it officially slashed its price to Rs 12,100 in July. Snapdeal is now...
  • Micromax beats Apple in Indian tablet market: Report September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Micromax has overtaken Apple and reached the second position in the tablet market in India in the second quarter with 14 percent market-share, data released by the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Monday. "Strong performance in Q2 2014 allowed Micromax to tip Apple to the second spot," an...
  • Nokia to offer maps for Samsung's Tizen-based devices August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Telecom gear maker Nokia has partnered Samsung to provide its maps and location services to Tizen-powered smart devices by the Korean electronics giant. The Finnish firm's location-based services arm HERE will also provide solutions to Samsung's new smartwatch, Gear S. Nokia in a statement today said, "HERE has partnered with...
  • Samsung Gear Circle: Samsung's new wearable device is a digital necklace August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung, besides the Gear S, has announced another wearable device. Named the Gear Circle, it is paired with a smartphone (via Bluetooth) to help users receive calls, listen to music, and make voice commands. It features a magnetic lock which clasps around the user's neck when not in use,...
  • Samsung Gear S: Samsung announces a standalone smartwatch that comes with built-in 3G capabilities August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has unveiled the Samsung Gear S, the next-generation smart wearable device. The new Samsung Gear S comes with 3G connectivity and has a flexible band. The Samsung Gear S features a 2-inch curved Super AMOLED display. It allows users to read messages and notifications at a single...
  • Samsung is also aping the Moto 360 with a circular Gear smartwatch August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: It comes as no surprise that Samsung is also reportedly working on a circular smartwatch. According to SamMobile, Samsung is developing a new Gear smartwatch with a circular design similar to the Moto 360. LG is also unveiling its round smartwatch - expected to be called the LG...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook: Samsung, Barnes & Noble launch a reading-focused tablet; features a 7-inch display, 3MP rear camera August 21, 2014

    New York: Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets. The 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook will sell for $179, the same entry price of the non-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. The move had been expected since Barnes & Noble...