The Galaxy Gear doesn't deserve the crap it's getting

That’s my nomination for best (non-Pocketnow) tech headline of the year, and it comes from Vlad Savov over at The Verge. The headline leads, by way of a link, to Vlad’s largely negative review of the Galaxy Gear, Samsung’s new smart watch. And while I’ve spent only a ...

Report: LG prepping a curved Android phone

LG is reportedly prepping a new Android smartphone dubbed the G Flex.

Apple ranks big as a manufacturer; iOS still trails Android

Apple is still growing its market share as a vendor of smartphones, but in all other categories, Google rules the roost. Who is doing better, Google or Apple? Depends on how you want to spin it. 

Samsung being probed for leaking Apple licensing details

Apparently, Samsung has allegedly used information from its own legal team that had highly confidential information relating to Apple's licensing agreements with Nokia, Ericsson, Sharp and Philips.

Tablet wars: Amazon vs. Microsoft and why Apple should be worried

The modern tablet market - created by Apple - has most recently been taken over by Google’s Android platform. However, Android is badly fragmented and the only pure player of scale seems to be Samsung, a corporation aggressively seeking an alternative.  

Apple M7 From NXP, Says Chipworks |

NXP Semiconductors makes the M7 sensor controller used in the new Apple iPhone 5S and Samsung makes the phone's A7 processor, according to a teardown by Chipworks (Ottawa). 

Android Distribution Charts Updated for September, Eclair and Donut Finally Dismissed

With all of the world focused on Google’s unveiling of Kit Kat and Samsung’s big announcement, Google snuck out another update for the Android Distribution Charts. The biggest addition to this month’s update is actually what it subtracts. Donut and Eclair (versions 1.6 and 2.1 respectively) are no ...

This Samsung recyclable printer is made out of origami cardboard

Life would be so much easier if everything could go in the recycling bin. No more sorting, saving, or hauling, just toss it all in the single-stream bin, and rest assured that it would be used again. We’re not there yet, but more companies are finally getting the message about recyclability.

Samsung updates Exynos 5 Octa chip with six-core GPU

Samsung has announced an updated eight-core Enynos 5 Octa processor for tablets that features a six-core Mali T-628 GPU. Samsung has been the first ARM vendor to ship consumer products using an eight-core processor that makes use of ARM's Big Little configuration. Now the firm ...

Report: Samsung prepping Galaxy Gear smart watch

Samsung is reportedly prepping a "Galaxy Gear" wearable computing device (smart watch) which the industry heavyweight is likely to debut at its "Unpacked Episode 2" event slated for September 4th.

Report: Next iPhone due September 10th

Cupertino is reportedly set to debut its next iPhone on September 10th at an Apple event coinciding with the second to last day of the IFA consumer electronics trade show.

Amazon is working on displays that Apple and Samsung can’t match

Amazon’s internal hardware engineering team is more sophisticated than Amazon’s line of decent but not so revolutionary tablets and e-readers would suggest. 

US government puts Apple ahead of Samsung - Duh!

Samsung had waged a successful patent battle with Apple that resulted in the US International Trade Commission banning certain Apple products in June of this year.

Samsung and Apple fend off low-cost vendors

​For the second calendar quarter in a row, smartphone shipments represented more than half (52%) of the world’s mobile phone shipments. Led by electronics manufacturer Samsung, an estimated 408 million handsets and 214 million smartphones shipped during the second quarter of 2013, according to ABI Research.

Samsung’s ATIV Book 9 Lite has AMD under the hood

Samsung’s new ATIV Book 9 Lite is a thin and light notebook powered by an AMD A6 (Kabini) APU - pairing a 2 GHz quad-core processor with Radeon HD 8400 graphics.

Analyst: Intel Atom chip outperforms Nvidia, Qualcomm and Samsung

Analysts at ABI Research report that Intel’s latest Atom processor - the Z2580 clocked at 2.0 GHz - sets the bar for performance and current drain in smartphones.

10 facts that prove Galaxy S4 is better than iPhone 5

We have facts, people. Unassailable truths that justify sneering at iPhone lovers and the bourgeoise followers that trail them.

This Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 has an 8-inch screen

Samsung has debuted the Galaxy Tab 3 (8.0), which features an 8-inch, 1280 x 800 pixel screen. Key hardware specs include a 1.5 GHz Samsung Exynos dual-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM and up to 32GB of storage.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is now official

Samsung is on a roll with its flagship Galaxy smartphone series. The Galaxy S4 launched just a few short months ago and rumors about an impending Mini version of the handset have never abated.

Samsung, HTC storm smartphone strongholds

The smartphone wars are heating up and now we are hearing that Samsung and HTC flagship Android phones are flying off the shelves, leaving the competition in a cloud of dust.