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  • Tizen TV no substitute for Samsung's long-awaited answer to Android Yesterday

    Seoul: Global smartphone leader Samsung Electronics is planning a new product launch next year based on its own Tizen operating system, the South Korean giant's strategic push to free itself from Android and blaze its own software path. But after years of development and a handful of Tizen-powered smartwatches and cameras,...
  • Tech in 2014: The first-of-its-kind products launched this year 4 days ago

    Though the year 2014, in consumer technology, has not been the year of anything that we can remember it by, it, however, witnessed the arrival of a few first-of-its-kind products and ideas that might have laid the foundation for coming trends. For instance, Apple that had redefined the smartphone market...
  • These 3 smartphones may outperform your stand-alone cameras 4 days ago

    New York: Phones have gotten so good at taking photos that I rarely bring along a stand-alone camera anymore. Of course, a phone is never going to replace a full-bodied, single-lens reflex camera, otherwise known as an SLR. There's just no way to squeeze a powerful, SLR-type lens into the small...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge with curved edge display launched at Rs 64,900 in India 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Samsung has announced the launch of the much-awaited Galaxy Note Edge smartphone in India. The phone that has a side display for quick access to the flashlight, Twitter, news and frequently used apps carries a price tag of Rs 64,900. The phone will be available in India from the...
  • Tech in 2014: The year of nothing 6 days ago

    2014 has been a happening year. In politics, in sports, in cinema and elsewhere. But not in consumer technology. The year has almost passed by, and we are still waiting for something that we can remember the year by. Though we saw a lot of new products coming, new categories emerging...
  • Girl's Samsung Galaxy Ace explodes while she was asleep December 10, 2014

    Toronto: An Ontario University student revealed that her Samsung Galaxy Ace phone exploded next to her while she was sleeping. The incident, which happened in October, only came to light when the media reported it Monday. Hope Casserly said she was awakened at 1.30am Oct 22 by a loud popping sound...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has a curved edge display, but do you really need it? December 9, 2014

    The 5.6-inch Note Edge is a variant of the Galaxy Note 4, the latest iteration of Samsung's large-screen stalwart. The Edge's main display curves around the right edge of the phone to create a side display for notifications and one-tap access to apps, headlines and tasks. That side screen is useful...
  • Samsung likely to launch budget Tizen smartphone 'Z1' in India on December 10 December 1, 2014

    Seoul: South Korea's Samsung Electronics plans to launch a new sub-$100 smartphone running on its own Tizen operating system in India later this month, South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper said on Monday. The paper, a local business daily, said Samsung will hold a press conference on December 10 to launch its...
  • Samsung mobile chief survives reshuffle despite falling profits December 1, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics defied speculation it would drop the head of its underperforming mobile division, as the Samsung Group's heir apparent opted to keep the man his ailing father appointed while the patriarch's future is uncertain. Staff at Samsung have been waiting nervously for the annual reshuffle after a weak smartphone...
  • India's tablet market clocks strongest growth in Q3: Report November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Fuelled by festive buying and strengthening commercial demand, India's tablet market reported its strongest third quarter growth so far during July-September 2014, said a report by International Data Corporation (IDC) Friday. Tablet market shipments in India witnessed a strong quarter-on-quarter growth of 10 per cent making it a 0.94-million-unit...
  • BlackBerry partners with Samsung; upgrades its mobile-security arsenal November 14, 2014

    San Francisco: BlackBerry is expanding its efforts to sell mobile-security software on its rivals' smartphones and tablets to help counter the waning popularity of its own devices. As part of its strategy outlined Thursday in San Francisco, BlackBerry unveiled several upgrades to its mobile security weapons and a partnership with smartphone...
  • Samsung to build $3 billion smartphone plant in Vietnam November 10, 2014

    Hanoi: South Korea's Samsung Electronics has applied for a license to invest $3 billion in building a second smartphone factory in northern Vietnam, a government official said on Monday. Samsung Electronics Vietnam plans to build the factory in Thai Nguyen province, where it opened a $2 billion smartphone plant in March,...
  • Samsung unveils the full metal unibody Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, its slimmest smartphones October 31, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics unveiled two mid-tier handsets with a premium design as it prepared to deliver a riposte to its low-priced Chinese rivals and reclaim its title as the top brand in the world's biggest smartphone market. Samsung's smartphone woes began late last year and persisted through July-September, with its global...
  • Xiaomi is now the world's third-largest smartphone maker October 30, 2014

    Beijing: China's Xiaomi Inc has become the world's third-largest smartphone vendor just three years after first hitting the market, trailing only Samsung Electronics and Apple, according to a new industry study. Strategy Analytics said Xiaomi accounted for 6 per cent of all 320 million smartphones shipped during July-September. Samsung made up...
  • Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 with a 6-inch display, 8MP camera launched at Rs 20,900 in India October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has silently introduced its new phablet in India. Named the Galaxy Mega 2, the new phablet is priced at Rs 20,900 and is available on the company's online store. Samsung's new smartphone has a 6-inch HD TFT display, an 8 megapixel rear camera, and a 5 megapixel front...
  • Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1 tablet October 23, 2014

    New York: Device maker Samsung and bookseller Barnes & Noble are introducing a new larger-screen Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet two months after the first version was announced. Samsung and Barnes & Noble said in June they would team up on the devices and the first-co branded Galaxy Tab 4 Nook...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launched at Rs 58,300 in India; to be available from October 17 October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has finally launched its next-generation Note smartphone, the Galaxy Note 4, in India at a price of Rs 58,300. The Galaxy Note 4 will be available in the market from October 17 - the same day Apple's iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus will hit the store shelves...
  • Samsung India names Mary Kom the Most Valuable Player of India's Asiad campaign October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist M C Mary Kom was on Monday chosen as the Most Valuable Player of India's Incheon Asian Games campaign at a felicitation of the medal winners by contingent sponsors Samsung India here. Mary Kom, who became the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold medal...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 coming to India on October 14 October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung, in all likelihood, is expected to launch the recently unveiled Galaxy Note 4 smartphone in India on October 14. The company has already sent out invites for its "Next Galaxy" event scheduled to take place on October 14 in India. Though the company does not state the...
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime with a 5MP selfie-focused front camera launched in India at Rs 15,499 September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding a new entrant to the Grand family, Samsung has launched a new smartphone - the Galaxy Grand Prime. Priced at Rs 15,499, the phone is available in White and Grey colours. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime has a 5-inch qHD (960x540) display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: Samsung attempts Apple's design emphasis but falls short on tech September 27, 2014

    New York: Apple filled a gaping hole in its product lineup with new iPhones boasting larger screens like Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphones. Now, Samsung is coming out with a smaller phone that looks and feels more like an iPhone. The new iPhones measure 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches diagonally, up from...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha: Samsung launches its thinnest Android smartphone at Rs 39,990 in India September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has launched its thinnest Android smartphone - the Galaxy Alpha - in India at a price of Rs 39,990. The phone will be available in India from the first week of October. The phone will come in Charcoal Black, Dazzling White and Frosted Gold colours. With the Galaxy...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha: Samsung's thinnest Android smartphone to be launched in India on September 27 September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung is all set to unveil its thinnest Android smartphone - Galaxy Alpha - in India at its event on Saturday, September 27. The company has sent out invites to its press conference in New Delhi. While the invite does not mention the product, but a source with...
  • Mobile phones: The Thin, the thinner, the thinnest September 26, 2014

    Chinese smartphone maker Gionee says its Elife S5.1 has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the slimmest smartphone in the world. The phone with 5.1 mm body betters popular smartphones in the thinness spec by a sizeable margin. This infographic gives an idea of how slim our phones have...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha: Samsung's thinnest Android smartphone coming to India on September 27 September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung is all set to unveil its thinnest Android smartphone - Galaxy Alpha - in India at its event on Saturday, September 27. The company has sent out invites to its press conference in New Delhi. While the invite does not mention the product, but a source with...