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13 problems only hardened Android users will understand
# Androidproblems
From The Daily Edge
# Androidproblems

13 problems only hardened Android users will understand

Sep 24th 2014, 9:30 PM 26,358 Views 44 Comments

Calling all the aliens.

Samsung responds to iPhone sales by launching Note 4 ahead of schedule
# First Mover
# First Mover

Samsung responds to iPhone sales by launching Note 4 ahead of schedule

Sep 24th 2014, 9:38 AM 10,785 Views 23 Comments

The device, which was originally scheduled for launch in October, will hit stores in South Korea and China this week before Apple.

Oculus Rift takes a step closer to release with new prototype headset
# Crescent Bay
# Crescent Bay

Oculus Rift takes a step closer to release with new prototype headset

Sep 22nd 2014, 9:30 AM 7,459 Views 16 Comments

The new headset, nicknamed Crescent Bay, features a higher resolution and refresh rate, integrated headphones and 360-degree head tracking.

Sony smartphones not so clever any more
# Struggling
# Struggling

Sony smartphones not so clever any more

Sep 17th 2014, 10:09 AM 18,747 Views 51 Comments

Company predicts massive losses after writing off more than €1 billion in worthless goodwill for its mobiles.

Samsung is throwing some excellent shade at Apple in their new TV ads
# Shade
From The Daily Edge
# Shade

Samsung is throwing some excellent shade at Apple in their new TV ads

Sep 15th 2014, 9:56 AM 3,396 Views 3 Comments

New ad accuses Apple’s iPhone 6 of copying the Samsung Galaxy.

Samsung makes its entry into virtual reality official with Gear VR launch
# New Challenger
# New Challenger

Samsung makes its entry into virtual reality official with Gear VR launch

Sep 3rd 2014, 3:19 PM 7,534 Views 4 Comments

The company also announced two new smartphones, the Galaxy Note 4 and the Note Edge, at a conference in Berlin.

Apple fails again in its bid to ban Samsung's US phones sales
# Patent Wars
# Patent Wars

Apple fails again in its bid to ban Samsung's US phones sales

Aug 28th 2014, 12:41 PM 7,187 Views 62 Comments

Despite dropping all claims outside the US, the patent battle between both companies rages on.

Samsung has created a cable that charges three devices at the same time...
# Charged Up
# Charged Up

Samsung has created a cable that charges three devices at the same time...

Aug 22nd 2014, 4:25 PM 12,032 Views 36 Comments

Because why not?

Samsung ditches the plastic design for a metal Galaxy phone
# So Metal
# So Metal

Samsung ditches the plastic design for a metal Galaxy phone

Aug 13th 2014, 11:05 AM 13,251 Views 42 Comments

The Galaxy Alpha has a similar design to the Galaxy S5 and is one of the thinnest smartphones it has created.

Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US
# Patent Wars
# Patent Wars

Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US

Aug 6th 2014, 9:19 AM 5,758 Views 19 Comments

The two companies will continue to pursue existing cases that are taking place in US courts.

Samsung has been knocked off the top spot in China by a local smartphone maker
# Displaced
# Displaced

Samsung has been knocked off the top spot in China by a local smartphone maker

Aug 5th 2014, 1:07 PM 14,444 Views 31 Comments

Chineses smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has overtaken Samsung as the top smartphone maker on its home turf, thanks to the popularity of its low-cost RedMi smartphone range.

Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump
# Competitiveness
# Competitiveness

Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump

Jul 31st 2014, 5:56 PM 6,623 Views 26 Comments

Slow global sales of smartphones and tablets and rising marketing costs to shift stock were some of the factors Samsung cited as its net profit fell by nearly 20% in the second quarter.

Samsung postpones Tizen smartphone launch so it can improve its new OS
# Limbo
# Limbo

Samsung postpones Tizen smartphone launch so it can improve its new OS

Jul 28th 2014, 1:25 PM 7,833 Views 23 Comments

The company has said it needs more time to develop Tizen’s ‘ecosystem’ before it releases its smartphone, but no new release date was provided.

6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Did Electrical

6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier

Jul 15th 2014, 9:44 AM 31,882 Views 30 Comments

These are not the Androids you are looking for.

Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant
# Investigation
# Investigation

Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant

Jul 14th 2014, 9:55 AM 6,776 Views 14 Comments

It has suspended business with the supplier involved.

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water
# Investigation
# Investigation

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water

Jul 10th 2014, 4:01 PM 7,550 Views 12 Comments

The company is investigating claims that one of its suppliers in China hired children and student workers under the legal working age and made them work for 11 hours a day without social insurance.

Weak smartphone demand haunts Samsung as profits continue to fall
# Downward Slide
# Downward Slide

Weak smartphone demand haunts Samsung as profits continue to fall

Jul 8th 2014, 2:32 PM 7,404 Views 25 Comments

The company has estimated that its operating profit will fall by 24% compared to the same period a year ago, citing “weak demand” for smartphones and increased competition in China and Europe.

Samsung takes first steps away from Android by announcing first Tizen smartphone
# Operating System
# Operating System

Samsung takes first steps away from Android by announcing first Tizen smartphone

Jun 2nd 2014, 2:20 PM 18,757 Views 59 Comments

Tizen is Samsung’s homegrown operating system which will make its debut on the Samsung Z in Russia later this year.

Samsung unveils real-time health wristband and healthcare platform
# Health Tracker
# Health Tracker

Samsung unveils real-time health wristband and healthcare platform

May 29th 2014, 10:38 AM 10,329 Views 22 Comments

The Simband is a wearable device which uses numerous sensors to track information like heart rate, movement, body temperature and other metrics on a continuous basis.

Apple isn't happy with how much damages Samsung has to pay, so it's asking for a retrial
# When Will It End?!
# When Will It End?!

Apple isn't happy with how much damages Samsung has to pay, so it's asking for a retrial

May 26th 2014, 2:08 PM 8,475 Views 42 Comments

And it’s also looking for a US product ban on any Samsung device that would infringe its patents.

Weird Wide Web: Facebook nosiness, a GIF machine and a virtual reality war
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Facebook nosiness, a GIF machine and a virtual reality war

May 25th 2014, 11:30 AM 7,044 Views 1 Comment

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset
# Development
# Development

Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset

May 23rd 2014, 5:26 PM 6,359 Views 11 Comments

On top of that, the company is also working on a smartwatch that can work without being tehered to a smartphone and wearable smartglasses designed to compete against Google’s own version.

Samsung considers expanding biometric security measures in future devices
# Biometrics
# Biometrics

Samsung considers expanding biometric security measures in future devices

May 19th 2014, 6:29 PM 6,789 Views 9 Comments

Iris detection is one of the methods Samsung is currently exploring as it looks to improve its security offering.

Samsung pledges compensation for factory workers who contracted incurable diseases
# Apology
# Apology

Samsung pledges compensation for factory workers who contracted incurable diseases

May 14th 2014, 1:54 PM 18,091 Views 14 Comments

The company’s CEO said that it would employ a third party to “make due compensation” to victims and their families.

Samsung replaces its head of mobile design amid Galaxy S5 criticism
# Change Of Plan
# Change Of Plan

Samsung replaces its head of mobile design amid Galaxy S5 criticism

May 8th 2014, 12:17 PM 14,483 Views 49 Comments

Chang Dong-hoon will continue to lead Samsung’s design centre which is responsible for the company’s overall design strategy.

Samsung to pay Apple $119.6 million for 'willfully stealing and copying'
# Smartphone War
# Smartphone War

Samsung to pay Apple $119.6 million for 'willfully stealing and copying'

May 3rd 2014, 7:28 AM 12,908 Views 23 Comments

But that’s not a big win for the makers of the iPhone.

Motorola escapes fine after breaching EU competition law
# Patent Wars
# Patent Wars

Motorola escapes fine after breaching EU competition law

Apr 29th 2014, 2:08 PM 3,826 Views 1 Comment

The company tried to take out and enforce a patent injunction against Apple, despite it agreeing to pay royalties for its use.

Samsung profits rise slightly despite sliding smartphone revenue
# Reliance
# Reliance

Samsung profits rise slightly despite sliding smartphone revenue

Apr 29th 2014, 10:48 AM 3,258 Views 14 Comments

The company made a net profit of $7.3 billion in the first three months of the year, but concerns over its reliance on smartphone sales is growing.

Apple faces ebook trial in July after US judge denies bid to postpone it
# No More Delays
# No More Delays

Apple faces ebook trial in July after US judge denies bid to postpone it

Apr 24th 2014, 11:30 AM 3,795 Views 6 Comments

Apple will now face a trial in July after it was accused of conspiring with publishers to raise ebook prices and impede competitors like Amazon.

Review: Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy S5
# Android
# Android

Review: Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy S5

Apr 20th 2014, 5:30 PM 22,436 Views 44 Comments

Does the latest addition to Samsung’s flagship range do enough to separate itself from previous versions?

Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it
# Stuck In The Middle
# Stuck In The Middle

Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:57 AM 8,227 Views 13 Comments

Samsung fired back at Apple’s accusations of patent theft by saying it was Google that wrote the Android software used on its phones and tablets.

So a lot of tech companies had fun with April Fools Day today
# For The Day That's In It
# For The Day That's In It

So a lot of tech companies had fun with April Fools Day today

Apr 1st 2014, 9:00 PM 40,977 Views 8 Comments

Especially Google, but that was already expected.

Apple and Samsung return to court again as patent dispute heats up
# Patent Wars
# Patent Wars

Apple and Samsung return to court again as patent dispute heats up

Mar 31st 2014, 10:00 AM 9,127 Views 12 Comments

Apple has accused Samsung of infringing on five patents on newer patents, while Samsung made a counterclaim, saying Apple stole two of its ideas to use on iPhones and iPads.

The iPhone 6 is coming in September
# You Can't Stop It
# You Can't Stop It

The iPhone 6 is coming in September

Mar 28th 2014, 1:32 PM 41,479 Views 165 Comments

That’s what the Japanese are saying anyway.

Samsung develops ultrasonic phone case which detects everything around it
# Assistive Tech
# Assistive Tech

Samsung develops ultrasonic phone case which detects everything around it

Mar 14th 2014, 11:28 AM 11,129 Views 27 Comments

The ultrasonic cover detects people and obstacles within a two meter radius, and alerts users to them by sending vibrations or audio cues.

Samsung sees fitness in its future as it gives Galaxy S5 a heart rate monitor
# Fitness Freak
# Fitness Freak

Samsung sees fitness in its future as it gives Galaxy S5 a heart rate monitor

Feb 24th 2014, 8:47 PM 13,117 Views 19 Comments

The Galaxy S5 and Samsung’s new range of wearable devices all have built-in heart rate monitors and will be released globally on 11th April.

Weird Wide Web: Romantic Google and Facebook comments landing you in prison
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Romantic Google and Facebook comments landing you in prison

Feb 16th 2014, 11:00 AM 15,969 Views 3 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Samsung alarm app helps researchers fight diseases while you sleep
# GOOD DEED
# GOOD DEED

Samsung alarm app helps researchers fight diseases while you sleep

Feb 14th 2014, 12:38 PM 13,608 Views 20 Comments

The Power Sleep app, made by Samsung and the University of Vienna, carries out protein calculations that is used to help research into disease like cancer and Alzheimer’s.

Future Samsung phones could track and share your activity with other apps
# Data Usage
# Data Usage

Future Samsung phones could track and share your activity with other apps

Feb 11th 2014, 9:27 AM 5,805 Views 13 Comments

The company is reportedly working on a new service called Context, which would share app usage, typing, and sensor activity with developers.

Google and Samsung call truce with cross-license patent deal
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

Google and Samsung call truce with cross-license patent deal

Jan 27th 2014, 2:00 PM 7,383 Views 8 Comments

The agreement between the two companies will cover the firms’ existing patents as well as those filed over the next ten years.