Topic: samsung

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Sets Records with iPhone 6; Microsoft Buys Minecraft

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Sets Records with iPhone 6; Microsoft Buys Minecraft

Happy Sunday, folks! It's been an Apple-heavy week, but that doesn't mean we're all out of other stories. Let's catch up. Apple Sets Pre-Order Records with iPhone 6 It seems like we write this story every year, … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Available on Oct 17

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Available on Oct 17

Samsung’s newest phablet, the Galaxy Note 4, will be available starting October 17, the company announced today. Moreover, pre-orders for the ginormous handset begin tomorrow, with availability coming from AT&T and … [Read more...]

Gear VR to Cost $199, But No Galaxy Note 4 Included

Gear VR to Cost $199, But No Galaxy Note 4 Included

Last week, Samsung finally unveiled the long-rumored Gear VR headset, a slick looking piece of hardware that gives users mobile virtual reality experiences. On Friday, the company told VentureBeat that the headset itself … [Read more...]

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge & Gear VR at IFA

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge & Gear VR at IFA

The IFA event in Berlin, which is underway right now, is a hotbed of new gadget reveals and debuts. Samsung, one of the world’s most prolific OEMs has more than a few new devices to show off, with its new phablets – … [Read more...]

Watchdog Alleges Child Labor Violations By Samsung and Lenovo Supplier

Watchdog Alleges Child Labor Violations By Samsung and Lenovo Supplier

According to China Labor Watch––a New York City based NGO founded in 2000 to protect worker rights in China––one of Samsung and Lenovo's suppliers, HEG Electronics, is violating child labor laws. CLW released … [Read more...]

Watch this Space: Our Guide to this Fall’s Smartwatches

Watch this Space: Our Guide to this Fall’s Smartwatches

When Google announced Android Wear earlier this year, it seemed like a confirmation that the smartwatch category would start to seriously heat up – and it has. Just last night, Samsung announced its sixth smartwatch in … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Samsung Buys SmartThings; Amazon Launches Local Register

Weekend Wrap-Up: Samsung Buys SmartThings; Amazon Launches Local Register

Sunday has found us once again, which means it's time to look at the top tech stories of the past week. Companies making headlines include Samsung, Amazon, Microsoft and Comcast. Ready? Let's go. Samsung Buys … [Read more...]

Samsung Buys SmartThings for $200M

Samsung Buys SmartThings for $200M

It took about a month, but it finally happened: yesterday, news broke that Samsung had arranged to acquire SmartThings for $200 million. For those who may not know them, SmartThings is a formerly Kickstarted tech firm … [Read more...]

Rumor: Samsung Z Scrapped?

Rumor: Samsung Z Scrapped?

Oh, Samsung. For the last few months, we’ve heard about the company’s idea for a high-end, Tizen-based smartphone called the Samsung Z. Most of what we’ve heard, however, has been mainly about the device’s … [Read more...]

Apple & Samsung Drop All Litigation…Except in the US

Apple & Samsung Drop All Litigation…Except in the US

The ever-ongoing legal drama between tech giants Apple and Samsung just took a giant step towards ending. According to Bloomberg, the two companies have announced an agreement to cease all litigation – well, … [Read more...]