Samsung’s involvement is a big endorsement for Fingerprint Digital’s safe app portal for kids.
Samsung may soon include an impressive new camera in its flagship mobile devices.
A new report by research firm Canalys suggests we’ll be buying tablets by the boatload in 2017 — almost 400 million of them. And next year, tablet sales will make up a full 50 percent of all PC sales, when you define a PC as one of a tablet, desktop, or laptop.
More smartwatch options are coming. ZTE is the latest company to devote resources to such a device and promises that its version will be cheaper than the Samsung Gear.
Go big or go home. That’s the message we’re hearing from electronics giant Samsung, which today unveiled another oversized device to add to its large-screen smartphone lineup.
Smartphones just passed the 50 percent mark this past quarter, finally edging out feature phones. But by 2017, 82 percent of all phones sold will be smartphones, according to market researcher NDP.
Samsung was quick to fight back against reports of incredibly poor Galaxy Gear sales today, but if you think about it, the Gear was never going to be a big sales performer.
Apple won a round in its seemingly never-ending legal battles with Samsung today, making it more likely that Apple will be able to deny Samsung the ability to import some of its smartphone models into the U.S.
Android tablet shipments have outpaced Apple iPad shipments all year. But it’s only in the last quarter that Android tablet revenue has surpassed iPad revenue for the first time.
Leave it to Samsung to once again make us say “huh?” when it comes to new smartphone screen technology.
Apple is reportedly working on two extra-large iPhones that will have curved screens, and is also working on touch screens that can register different levels of pressure.
Samsung is a multibillion company with 425,000 employees and a massive supply chain. Pebble is 40-strong and fueled by $10 million in Kickstarter money.
2015 looks to be a big year for Samsung.
Editor's Pick This is what Steve Jobs meant when he threatened to go nuclear against Android.
Global tablet sales grew 37 percent to 47.6 million units in the third quarter. But the big story is that Apple grew only .6 percent, year over year, while Samsung more than doubled its Q3 unit sales from 4.3 million in 2012 to 9.7 million in 2013, for a 123% growth rate.
Samsung sold 120 million mobile phones last quarter — more than 29 percent of the total global market and more than competitors Apple, Nokia, and LG combined — as global phone shipments reached a record 418 million.
Global smartphone sales passed a quarter of a billion units for the first time ever this past quarter, and Samsung accounted for a staggering 88.4 million of them.
Samsung was too eager to get the Galaxy Gear to market early, and the result is a product that too few people want and too many people return.
The world really doesn’t need an affordable tablet in ugly shades of orange and yellow — at least the adult world anyways.
Samsung was optimistic about its third quarter performance — but apparently not optimistic enough.
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has fined Samsung $340,000 for an organized campaign of using a ”large number of hired writers and designated employees” to post good reviews and comments about its own products and criticism of competitors’ products.
What gadgets will be hot at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show? The Digital Answer Man knows.
In the U.S. and Canada, there is, essentially, only one tablet. Unless you count the various models of iPad.
Apple and Samsung don’t share a lot, although their patent lawyers might disagree. But the two leading smartphone manufacturers shared top honors in the latest J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey, released today.
For its first developers conference, Samsung is betting on tiny event app company Topi to make a huge splash.
Editor's Pick The Galaxy Gear is like a mirror reflecting Samsung’s own strengths and weaknesses.
Twitter’s finally built an app just for your Android tablet, as opposed to the one for your your Android smartphone.
But it’ll only work on Samsung tablets, at least for now.
Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch launched a couple of weeks ago as a fat, ugly, and expensive smartphone accessory that our own Devindra Hardawar called “relentlessly inessential.”
That’s not where Apple is going with iWatch.
Samsung’s rumored curved screen phone is here — and no, it still doesn’t make any sense.
Are curved, flexible smartphones the next frontier in smartphone innovation? LG and Samsung really want to make it so.
In what may be Samsung’s best commercials yet, the company has figured out a way to successfully sell failure.
Tesla is looking for a new partner to produce electric-car batteries in addition to its current maker, Panasonic, and it may have found one.
Sales of wearable technology jumped almost 300 percent in 2012 as we bought 8.3 million fitness trackers, smart watches, and smart glasses. But we’re still at the very, very early stages of the industry, according to a new report that says that sales will balloon to 64 million devices within four years.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … in the smartphone market.
Samsung’s been a bad, bad boy. And I’m not just talking about creative ways to make its Samsung Galaxy S4 look faster than it is. In a court filing made public this morning, U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal says that Samsung’s lawyers inappropriately shared Apple-Nokia licensing agreements with Samsung executives.
Editor's Pick The Galaxy Gear isn’t a complete disaster — it’s sort of attractive, sort of innovative, sort of futuristic — but it fails to justify its existence.
Windows Phone is continuing to make inroads over the Atlantic, almost doubling its share of new phones sold in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK.
Samsung, the world’s largest smart phone manufacturer, has invested $4 million into PowerbyProxi, a company that lets you power up your mobile device simply by placing it on a power pad.
These guys rarely agree on anything, but for now, they all are banding together to warn EU regulators about the dangers of patent trolls.
Samsung announced this morning that it has created the Samsung Solutions Exchange, a new ecosystem for enterprises that are adopting Android phones.