Samsung vs. Apple: Why Apple is losing to Samsung & Google

There is quite a lot of news this week about Apple’s fight with Samsung in court. Nevertheless, I think the ongoing legal battle obscures a bigger problem. Clearly, Samsung is kicking Apple’s butt in the broad market, albeit with some help from Google. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 tablet gets leaked

Samsung has yet to confirm the purported leaked specs of its next-gen Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, although that hasn't stopped alleged leaks of the new tablet from trickling out.

Samsung's new smartwatch has a $300 price tag



Samsung has confirmed that its second-gen, high-end Galaxy Gear smartwatch will carry a $300 price tag. 



Samsung announces new Chromebook lineup



Samsung has confirmed the long-awaited expansion of its ARM-powered Chromebook lineup.

With 166 million mobile business customers, Samsung hopes to rock the enterprise boat

​ABI Research estimates that at the end of 2013 Samsung had 166 million mobile business customers defined as employed individuals using their smartphone for business and personal reasons. However, most of these customers are the more fickle BYOD users.

Samsung to take on Google Glass in 2014

The Korea Times reports that Samsung is planning to debut a Google Glass competitor at IFA 2014.

Samsung and Google make sweet patent love to each other

The Korean electronics giant and the Android pater familias are probably not going to sue each other over a bunch of stuff because, they're pals, buddies, hate Apple, and do things for each other.  Group hug.

4K TV Will Cost You $150 K

It’s fun to look in the high-end areas of an electronics store to see what rich people can afford. While I’m happy with the same TV I’ve had for years, some people have to have the best plasma screens, the highest of hi-def, and more. But would you be willing to spend $150,000 for a TV? 

Report: Samsung ARM Chromebook upgrade due in 2014 



It’s been quite a while since Samsung debuted its popular $250 Chromebook, leaving many Chrome OS fans wondering when the company will launch a follow-up. 



Analysts say Samsung Edges Apple for #1 Ranking

ABI Research’s Enterprise Smartphone vendor matrix concluded that, overall, Samsung is number one followed closely by Apple, with BlackBerry rounding out the top three. The vendor matrix ranks companies based on scoring in Implementation and Innovation categories.

Big brand tablet installed base to surpass 285 million by year’s end

Tablets have been on the top of many wish lists since 2010 when Apple launched its first iPad device. The installed base of big brand (Apple, Samsung, etc.) media tablets is expected to surpass 285 million units at the close of 2013.

Samsung debuts Smartphone GamePad

Samsung recently debuted an official gamepad for its flagship lineup of Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Designed to work with with screens ranging from 4 to 6.3 inches, the GamePad will initially be available in Europe before hitting other markets.

Samsung's censorship of damaging video backfires

Samsung hoped to suppress the news that one of its S4 phones caught fire and has created for itself a PR nightmare.

Samsung’s 1TB SSD weighs in at 8.5 grams

Samsung has introduced a 1TB mSATA solid state drive (SSD) that weighs in at a scant 8.5 grams and measures approximately 3.85mm (0.15 inches) thick.

Has Intel totally lost the plot?

When newly hatched Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told analysts that Intel was moving into the foundry business, a thousand jaws in the semiconductor business must have dropped.

ARM: Who needs 128-bit chips?

It started with the Korean Herald quoting an unnamed ARM official who, allegedly, “predicted that a 128-bit processor could hit the market in the next two years.” Now, it seems that ARM is adamant that it has no immediate plans for a 128-bit chip. 

Apple not getting as much as it wanted from Samsung

A Silicon Valley jury ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple $290 million for copying iPhone and iPad features.

Heads up Apple, here comes 64-bit Android on Intel

Apple's A7 chips will feel some 64-bit heat from Intel and Android next year. 

Sales figures show deep problems for Jobs' Mob

Last week's sales figures provided the world with evidence that Jobs' Mob is getting a good kicking from Samsung and failing to keep up.

Apple fanboy press mad at Samsung's 64-bit mobile chip

Samsung is working on an in-house optimised version of a 64-bit mobile processor and the tame Apple press is screaming that it is cheating.