• New tech to boost phone battery life

    New tech to boost phone battery life

    Samsung’s premium smartphones already have a relatively long battery life of more than ten hours, but new technology being developed by its research division aims to double that amount.

  • Samsung doesn’t get Obama veto, will have handsets blocked by Apple

    Samsung doesn’t get Obama veto, will have handsets blocked by Apple

    In a long and continuing saga of patent warfare, Samsung has lost the latest bid to allow the company to keep selling certain handsets in the U.S. market. The company lost after a long and furious court battle over the patents Apple claimed Samsung was violating. After that loss, the company turned to President Obama,
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  • Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smart watch breaks cover

    Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smart watch breaks cover

    Images circulating around the interwebs, claiming to be the reclusive new “smartwatch” from Samsung, may or may not be the product that is revealing this week. Samsung will unveil the new Galaxy Gear watch on Wednesday, but the blocky, even bulky, watch revealed on Venture Beat and said to be the new watch (see that
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  • Samsung virtual personal assistant now available in the UK

    Samsung virtual personal assistant now available in the UK

    To offer better interaction between its users and their smartphones, Samsung has finally unveiled its virtual personal assistant named Sherpa in the UK.

  • Apple steps away from its usual marketing, immediately commits faux pas

    Apple steps away from its usual marketing, immediately commits faux pas

    Until now, most of Apple’s advertising has been pretty straight forward.  For the iPhone specifically, the company has largely just held things close to its vest, leaked selected tidbits to a few outlets (mostly new media), and then relied on a big marketing bash on release and sheer numbers and hype to do the rest.
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