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Will AMD off-load chip production to Samsung in 2012 ?

Although wildly different in terms of size and product portfolio – Intel, AMD and Microsoft are all suffering from the same kind of illness. The world plus dog turned left, toward a future of smartphones, tablets and low-cost-lightweight thinking, while the traditional leaders stayed on the path toward the hugely …

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The history of Samsung includes a lot more than just smartphones

Samsung: the South Korean based technology giant everyone is talking about, mainly due to anticipation of the Samsung Galaxy S III, the follow up of arguably the best Android phone ever. It also turns out they manufacture boatloads (literally) of different products in massively varied industries. While they are mostly …

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Apple commands that Samsung stops mocking fanboys

It comes as no surprise Apple would sooner or later reply to Samsung’s “Next Big Thing” advertising campaign which takes stabs at Apple’s iPhone and its owners, while also exposing the advantages of Samsung’s Galaxy S II. As part of an ongoing lawsuit between Apple and Samsung (no surprises there,) …

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Samsung Galaxy S III to be just 7mm thin

Galaxy S III Mockup

At CES earlier in the year the general consensus was that “thin is in.” This applied to everything from new Smart TVs to smartphones. At the same time, Huawei announced the thinnest smartphone ever, the Ascend P1 S smartphone which is just 6.7mm thin while still packing hardware roughly equivalent …

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Samsung confirms white Galaxy Nexus is coming

Have you been wishing the Galaxy Nexus was available in all white attire? Good news, you won’t have to wait for much longer at all, as Samsung have just confirmed that the HSPA+ version of this 4.65-inch sized Android 4.0 running phone will be coming to UK retailer stores as …

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Samsung’s Galaxy S III launching on March 13th?

Contrary to our report a few days ago on Samsung’s Galaxy S III being delayed across the globe until later this year due to concerns about the time gap between its announcement and availability, it turns out there’s still a glimmer of hope we’ll get it sooner rather than later …

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Samsung’s Galaxy S III will be a no show at MWC

For those of you who were holding out for next month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona primarily to see Samsung’s Galaxy S III formally announced, a bit of sour news has surfaced today that goes against all prior indication that this is when it would be launched. Samsung has reportedly …

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Intel pwns chip market according to Gartner

While it may come as no surprise to anyone, that Intel has just been confirmed as the biggest chip company around for the 20th year running, what might be interesting is the level of it’s market share. In the face of a wave of launches, everywhere from desktop to handheld, …

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Samsung vying to get permission for chip plant in China

Samsung Electronics have issued a statement detailing their plans to build a new flash memory chip plant in China. They said they have applied with the Korea government to build a new semiconductor production line overseas. As they wait for approval to come through they are holding further negotiations with …

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Samsung 470 Series 256 GB SSD Review

Samsung are a major player in a very wide and varied number of fields … such as TVs and Smartphones.  But, behind the consumer brand, they produce a wide range of components including memory and, more recently, solid state drives. Today we are going to look at one of Samsung’s …

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Samsung outperform Apple with smartphone sales

According to reports, Samsung have sold more smartphones than Apple in the July to September period. Samsung shipped 28 million smartphones, four times as many as this time last year. Apple say they shipped 17 million smartphones during this time period. Samsung are said to be chasing Nokia as the …

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Samsung launch Galaxy Tab 10.1 on Dutch market

Samsung have been locked in legal battle with Apple over the sale of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer. This isn’t stopping them in the Netherlands however as they plan to release the product there today. Tamari Villani, a spokeswoman for Samsung said “The Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be on …

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Samsung hire Cyanogen for development

According to reports from Slashgear, Samsung have hired one of the industries best Android software modders Cyanogen. Real name Steve Kondik, Cyanogen has built up a fantastic reputation for pushing Android devices to their absolute limits. With over half a million users involved in cyanogenmod, the audience is already strong. …

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5 million Galaxy S II phones sold

As we reported yesterday, Samsung have the top selling Google Android Tablet in the shape of the Galaxy Tab. Latest news in from the channel show that Samsung have already sold 5 million Galaxy S II phones via preorders. The Galaxy S II is Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone, which is …

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Samsung and Apple legal battle continues

Nam Ki Yung, a spokesman for Samsung, told Bloomberg that they were dropping the lawsuit against Apple to ‘streamline the legal proceedings’. The battle between Samsung and Apple isn’t over however as Samsung are going to focus their energies on other lawsuits and countersuits in other parts of the world. …

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Samsung ask USA to ban imported Apple goods

Samsung and Apple have a fairly strained relationship right now, which is being highlighted by Samsung’s request to stop the US from importing their goods. The problem revolves around a dispute over iPhone and iPad devices and a patent dispute. Samsung said in a statement on Thursday that they had …

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Intel soar past Samsung – 44% higher sales

According to IC Insights, Intel have extended their lead over nearest rival Samsung by a whopping 44 percent. The report shows the strength of Intel sales right now, with Samsung literally miles behind. Another chipmaker in the report, Nvidia, recorded sales down by six percent with Panasonic also shows a …

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Samsung Galaxy S & Galaxy Tab to get Gingerbread

Samsung have announced that owners of the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab will be getting an upgrade to the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system shortly. Samsung confirmed last night that it will being rolling out Android 2.3, helping to improve the experience with their leading smartphones and tablets. Gingerbread has …

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Samsung to showcase new 2560×1600 10 inch panel

Samsung are getting ready to show the world their stunning new 10.1 inch LCD screen which has a staggering resolution of 2560×1600 pixels, normally reserved for 30 inch panels. Samsung have been hard at work with their partner Nouvoyance to unveil the new WQXGA display next week at the SID …

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Seagate buy Samsung HDD unit for $1.375 billion

Seagate Technology have announced today that they are entering into a ‘strategic partnership’ with Samsung Electronics, purchasing the hard drive disk section of the business for a very cool $1.375 billion in cash and shares. This deal is another major consolidation after Western Digital recently announced that they were buying …

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Samsung go to war with Apple

Samsung said that it is going to take counter action against Apple after they filed a suit alleging that Samsung copied their smartphones and tablet computers. Apple’s lawsuit claims that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab is imitating the iPhone and the iPad. Samsung said “Samsung will respond actively to this legal action …

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Samsung hint at new 8.9 inch tablet

Samsung have released a new image which hints at the new size for the Galaxy Tab. The image says ‘Whats your Tab life?’ with 78910 after it. A few people are assuming that this relates to the sizes, 7 inch, 8.9 inch and 10 inch. This would confirm previous reports …

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Samsung to add 8.9 inch tablet to range

Samsung have said that they will be adding a third tablet to their line up and that it will be available in March. Samsung have two successful products already for sale, the 7 inch and 10 inch Galaxy Tabs. They have announced that they will be complimenting the range by …

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Samsung announce first DDR4 module – 2.133Gbit at 1.2 volts

Samsung have just announced the completed development of the first DDR4 dynamic ram module, which offers twice the performance of today’s DDR3 DRAM and manages to lower power consumption by 40% when used in a notebook environment. Samsung said today that the development was completed last month, using 30 nm …

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