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  • HTC Desire 210: HTC's cheapest smartphone will compete with Nokia X, Lumia 520, Samsung Galaxy S Duos 23-04-2014 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: With an aim to more than double its market share in two years in India, smartphone maker HTC announced global launch of its lowest priced smartphone Desire 210 for Rs 8,700. "In the last 12 months or so we have been thinking about to come up with sub-Rs...
  • Samsung to launch the next-gen Galaxy Note with a 'new form factor' in the second half of 2014 20-04-2014 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: In an interview with Reuters, Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of Samsung's product strategy team, said that the company is planning to launch a new version of the Galaxy Note with a "new form factor" in the second half, without elaborating. "Our ultimate goal is to make products...
  • Samsung's first Tizen-based smartphone to be launched around the end of the second quarter 20-04-2014 05:51 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung wants to build its own ecosystem around Tizen to reduce its heavy reliance on Google Inc's Android, which powers majority of the South Korean firm's mobile devices. Samsung's first Tizen phone, which will launch around the end of the second quarter, would be a high-end model and...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint security hacked using wood glue and fingerprint image 18-04-2014 01:44 PM

    Berlin: A Berlin-based researcher says he has managed to fool the fingerprint-based security system on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone using wood glue and a picture of the original print. Ben Schlabs, who works for Security Research Labs, says the trick is identical to the one hackers used to unlock...
  • Samsung's messaging app ChatOn now available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone 17-04-2014 10:36 AM

    New Delhi: Samsung Electronics launched 'ChatON Version 3.5', a free messaging application, across all major mobile platforms - Android, iOS, Windows and Blackberry - with largest file sharing capacity of 1 gigabyte. "ChatON Version 3.5 is available on all major operating systems-- Android, Apple's iOS, Windows and Blackberry - from...
  • Galaxy S5 to outsell Galaxy S4, says Samsung executive 16-04-2014 01:12 PM

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets, a top executive said. The world's biggest smartphone maker has slashed prices of the S5, which rolled out...
  • Apple, Samsung join smartphone anti-theft initiative, agree to provide a pre-loaded anti-theft tool on smartphones 16-04-2014 10:26 AM

    San Francisco: A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that the biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft. CTIA-The Wireless Association announced that under a "Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment," the companies including Apple Inc., Samsung...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 durable than leading Android phones, but iPhone 5s has an edge 15-04-2014 10:45 AM

    New York: Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds. The S5 scored well given its water resistance and a sturdy back...
  • Amazon to unveil its long-rumoured smartphone in June: Report 12-04-2014 10:18 AM

    San Francisco: Amazon.com Inc is preparing to launch its long-rumoured smartphone in the second half of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people briefed on the company's plans. The Internet retailer would jump into a crowded market dominated by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 goes on sale in India at Rs 51,500 11-04-2014 10:31 AM

    New Delhi: Samsung will be selling its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, in the Indian Indian market at a price of Rs 51,500. Samsung had, during the phone's India launch event, announced that phone would be priced between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000. A Samsung spokesperson confirmed the price...
  • Galaxy S5 review: There's enough in it to give Samsung another hit 10-04-2014 07:39 AM

    New York: There's a lot to like about Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone - among them, its relative lack of features. Don't get me wrong. The company's new flagship smartphone has plenty of innovations, including water resistance, a heart rate sensor and a fingerprint reader to bypass security passcodes. The...
  • Samsung's profit falls as smartphones get cheaper 08-04-2014 05:42 PM

    Seoul: Declining smartphone prices hit profit at Samsung Electronics Co. for a second straight quarter. The consumer technology heavyweight said Tuesday that it expects operating income of about 8.4 trillion won ($8 billion) for the January-March quarter, down 4 per cent from a year earlier. Sales were flat at 53...
  • Watch: A new device that charges a smartphone in 30 seconds 08-04-2014 01:43 PM

    Isn't it great to have your smartphone fully charged in 30 seconds? Israeli startup StoreDot is working on a technology that can charge your smartphone battery in 30 seconds. The company unveiled a prototype of its device at Microsoft's Think Next Conference in Tel AvivWhile; the device is not expected...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs leaked; might compete with Apple's rumoured 5.5-inch iPhone 08-04-2014 12:07 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung's new flagship smartphone, Galaxy S5, has not yet gone on sale and rumours about the next-gen Galaxy Note have started coming up. According to a report from Chinese website CNMO, the Galaxy Note 4 will have a screen size bigger than the Galaxy S5 and could come...
  • Samsung Gear Fit, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo officially available in India at Rs 15,450 onwards 07-04-2014 12:40 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung's new wearable devices - Gear Fit, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo - are available for purchase on Samsung's official online store. The device were earlier supposed to be available in India from April 11, but they have gone on sale a few days before the scheduled date....
  • Officials praise Samsung Galaxy S5's antitheft features 05-04-2014 11:47 AM

    New York: A move by Samsung to include free anti-theft features on its Galaxy S5 smartphones sold by Verizon Wireless and US Cellular won praise on Friday by two US members of an international coalition aimed at combating robberies involving smartphones. The new features allow Galaxy S5 users to track...
  • Samsung, LG face flak for sexist marketing, portraying women as less competent 04-04-2014 10:59 AM

    Seoul: When Samsung unveiled a new smartphone at the storied Radio City Music Hall, the Broadway-style spectacle was memorable not for technology but for a cast of giggling female characters who fantasised about marrying a doctor, fretted about eating too much cake, and needed a man's help to understand how...
  • Samsung uses Obama-David Ortiz selfie for promotion; White House unhappy 04-04-2014 10:22 AM

    Washington: The White House is not amused that Samsung is promoting a selfie with the president taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz on a Samsung phone. Spokesman Jay Carney says the White House objects any time the president's image is used for commercial purposes. Carney says in this...
  • SC asks Samsung chief to surrender before a Ghaziabad court in 6 weeks 02-04-2014 10:26 AM

    New Delhi: There is legal trouble for Samsung as the Supreme Court has asked company chairman Lee Kun-hee to surrender before a trial court in Ghaziabad within six weeks. This comes after the Samsung Chairman approached the apex court seeking that a criminal case and non bailable warrants issued against...
  • Apple says Samsung knew iPhone would be a big seller 02-04-2014 10:10 AM

    San Jose: Samsung knew Apple's iPhone would be a big seller when it first went on the market, but the South Korean company didn't have a product that could compete so it stole Apple's technology, an attorney for Apple told jurors on Tuesday. "The evidence in this case will be...
  • Samsung mobile head JK Shin earns more than Apple's Tim Cook 31-03-2014 02:55 PM

    Seoul: Head of Samsung Electronics Co's mobile business, JK Shin, received a $5.8 million compensation package last year, beating the paycheck of his counterpart at US rival Apple Inc, the South Korean firm said on Monday in its first such disclosure under new regulations. The world's biggest technology company by...
  • Apple, Samsung once again accuse each other of ripping off designs, features 31-03-2014 10:27 AM

    San Jose: The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple and Samsung accusing each other, once again, of ripping off designs and features. The trial will mark the latest round in a long-running series...
  • Galaxy S5 launch upstaged by mobile network companies, Samsung 'very puzzled' 28-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Seoul: The global launch of Samsung's latest smartphone has been upstaged by South Korean mobile network companies. SK Telecom, South Korea's largest mobile carrier, said it will start selling the Galaxy S5 on Thursday, two weeks before the scheduled sales launch on April 11. Samsung said in a statement that...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Improvements could lure Samsung users to upgrade their devices 27-03-2014 05:49 PM

    New York: Samsung is banking on you shaping up this spring. The company announced its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, which is set to go on sale in April, along with a pair of watches. And many of the features included on the devices focus on fitness. Considering the continued fascination...
  • Samsung launches Gear Fit fitness band and Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo smartwatches in India at Rs 15,900 onwards 27-03-2014 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Demonstrating how the battleground for innovation is shifting from the hand to the wrist, Samsung introduced its new wearable devices - Gear Fit, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo - in India, alongside the Galaxy S5 India launch. The Gear Fit and Gear 2 Neo are priced at Rs...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S5 in India, to be priced between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000 27-03-2014 01:39 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung has announced the launch of its new flagship smartphone, Galaxy S5, for the Indian market. The phone will be priced between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000, with the exact price to be revealed later, said Samsung. It will be available in India starting from April 11. The...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 coming to India today, could be priced at Rs 51,500 27-03-2014 10:37 AM

    New Delhi: Samsung is all set to launch its much-awaited Galaxy S5 smartphone in India today. While there is no official word on its pricing yet, a Mumbai-based retailer, who has a proven track record of giving information beforehand, said in a tweet (that apparently no longer exists) that the...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 coming to India on March 27 24-03-2014 06:49 PM

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S5 is coming to India on March 27, said a company official. The company has started sending out media invites for its event on March 27. The smartphone, which made its first appearance last month at the Samsung Unpacked event, is likely to be...
  • Samsung announces prices for new wearables; Gear Fit at $197, Gear 2 at $295 20-03-2014 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung has officially announced the prices for its upcoming wearable devices - Gear Fit and Gear 2 smartwatch. The Gear 2 smartwatch is priced at $295 - $3 less than the retail price of the first-generation Gear watch. The Gear Fit, on the other hand, will come at...
  • Samsung's new Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 review: Blurs the distinction between a laptop and a tablet 20-03-2014 11:01 AM

    New York: Samsung's new Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 tablet blurs the distinction between a laptop and a tablet computer. Its on-screen keyboard has capabilities that are more common with laptops, and its screen is larger than what many laptops have. People can run several apps side by side, and multiple...