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Hong Kong Man Claims Galaxy S4 Burnt His Apartment Down Hong Kong Man Claims Galaxy S4 Burnt His Apartment Down

China has the worst luck with smartphones. One person is dead, and another seriously injured, after an iPhone delivered a deadly shock to both victims. Now a man’s apartment has burnt down thanks to his Galaxy S4. Xianguo reports that …

Mobile Shipments Are Still Growing, Says Analyst Mobile Shipments Are Still Growing, Says Analyst
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Earlier this week, analyst firm TrendForce estimated that smartphone shipments for the second quarter of 2013 were up 6.6% year-over-year. Today another analyst firm has chimed in with similar numbers and a stark look at how Samsung is beginning to …

Smartphone Shipments Up 6.6% in Second Quarter, Samsung Tops List by Wide Margin Smartphone Shipments Up 6.6% in Second Quarter, Samsung Tops List by Wide Margin

The most recent quarterly financial results have now rolled in from most major tech companies, and it seems as if everyone is waiting for the big fall product launches. Looking back over the past quarter, TrendForce has now released its …

New Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite Coming July 28 New Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite Coming July 28

In April, Samsung re-branded all of its notebooks and Windows 8 under the ATIV brand. Samsung “Series” notebooks are now ATIV Books, with numerical designations. Of these notebooks, the ATIV Book 9 is the current flagship hardware. This week, Samsung …

Samsung’s Rumored Smartwatch Gets The NMA Treatment Samsung’s Rumored Smartwatch Gets The NMA Treatment

At this year’s Mobilebeat conference, Samsung said that it was investing heavily in wearable computers. The company will start out with smartwatches, but it thinks we’ll soon have computers in our clothing. Now, we could bore you with a bunch …

Galaxy Note III to Have Full HD Screen [RUMOR] Galaxy Note III to Have Full HD Screen [RUMOR]

With the success of its Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note II products, Samsung proved that there are consumers hungering for ever-bigger screens. With the announcement of the Galaxy Note III expected soon, rumors about the device’s hardware have been flying …

Samsung’s New Icelandic Commercial is Quite Disturbing Samsung’s New Icelandic Commercial is Quite Disturbing

Last fall, shortly after the release of the Galaxy S III smartphone, it seemed that Samsung was on top of its advertising game. The Korean company was skewering its main competition, Apple, in commercials designed to make fun of Apple …

Samsung Acquires Boxee For $30 Million [Report] Samsung Acquires Boxee For $30 Million [Report]

Boxee is just one of many players that are trying to hasten along the cord cutting trend by bringing media streaming to the living room. After a few years of operating as an independent company, Boxee has reportedly been bought …

The Samsung Apex Is Set to Blow the Competition Out of the Water

NSFW In consumer tech nowadays it’s all about one-upping the last guy – making a product that can do more, and do it better and faster. The Onion has a pretty great take on the innovation race – a new …

Apple, Samsung Continue to Gobble Up Market Share Apple, Samsung Continue to Gobble Up Market Share

The new ComScore mobile numbers are out today, and it’s the same story that consumers have been telling for over one year now. Apple and Samsung, unsurprisingly, have both gained market share in the U.S. smartphone hardware market. Apple saw …

Samsung Subsidies Greater Than Apple’s, Shows Analyst Report Samsung Subsidies Greater Than Apple’s, Shows Analyst Report

Samsung‘s runaway success in the Android market is normally attributed to the company’s marketing and significant manufacturing capabilities. However, a new report shows that the Korean manufacturer’s aggressive pricing strategies could have just as much to do with it becoming …

Samsung Announces Interchangeable-Lens Camera With Android Samsung Announces Interchangeable-Lens Camera With Android

In November 2012, Samsung released its Galaxy Camera, a digital point-and-shoot camera running Android. Now, Samsung is taking the concept toward its logical conclusion. Samsung this week announced the Galaxy NX, an interchangeable-lens camera (ILC) that runs on Android. The …

Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets
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Back in April, Samsung re-branded all of its laptops under the ATIV brand. The manufacturer’s ultrabooks, all-in-ones, and smart PCs now go by ATIV Books, ATIV Ones, and ATIV Tabs with different numerical monikers. In case that’s not confusing enough …

Magna Carta Holy Grail: Jay-Z’s New Album Coming to Galaxy Phones

Since making a name for himself in rap, Jay-Z has gone on to become one of the most successful entertainers in history, making millions as a producer, investor, and, most recently, a sports agent. That doesn’t mean he’s given up …

Samsung Ritualistically Drowns The Galaxy S4 During Stress Test Samsung Ritualistically Drowns The Galaxy S4 During Stress Test

One of the most memorable scenes from the hardly memorable Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is when a guy is strapped to a cage and lowered into a pit of lava. Samsung must have been inspired by that …

Apple To Finally Introduce iPhone Trade-In Option Apple To Finally Introduce iPhone Trade-In Option

While some are pointing fingers at Samsung’s success, perhaps Apple is just tired of companies like Gazelle from making all that money from the secondary iPhone sales market. Whatever the case, the electronics behemoth is preparing to introduce its own …

ITC Bans Older iPhone Models From Entering The U.S. ITC Bans Older iPhone Models From Entering The U.S.
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Were you thinking about picking up an iPhone 4 on the cheap at AT&T? You might want to do so now as new shipments might not be making it here anytime soon. The Hill reports that the ITC ruled that …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini A Reality, Launches Later This Year Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini A Reality, Launches Later This Year

Before the Galaxy S 4 tore up the sales charts, it was rumored that Samsung would be releasing a mini-version of the device for the more cost conscious consumer market. Those rumors were right on the money as Samsung announced …

Redditor Claims Samsung Galaxy S3 Exploded Overnight, Posts Pictures Redditor Claims Samsung Galaxy S3 Exploded Overnight, Posts Pictures
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One redditor had a pretty interesting night over the weekend, as they awoke to their Samsung Galaxy S3 on fire – and they have the pictures to prove it. According to the account, the device was stock everything – battery, …

Google To Sell Galaxy S4 With Stock Android [Google I/O 2013] Google To Sell Galaxy S4 With Stock Android [Google I/O 2013]
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At the end of the Android portion of the Google I/O 2013 keynote, Google’s Hugo Barra announced that it will start selling a new Android device on its Play store. Those expecting a Nexus device were in for a surprise …

Just So You Know, The Galaxy S4 Can’t Survive Being Shot Just So You Know, The Galaxy S4 Can’t Survive Being Shot
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Samsung’s latest flagship device – the Galaxy S4 – must have went through the same rigorous testing process that Samsung’s other devices go through. That being said, I’m pretty sure Samsung never tested to see if its lastest device was …