Don't rub your eyes. That above pic is no mirage. It's a leaked rebate form heralding the Big Red arrival of an actual Illusion -- a 3G Samsung-made one, that is. The form, sent to us by an eagle-eyed tipster, confirms that mysterious Gingerbread phone's imminent November launch, while also outing two other equally un-hyped devices: the BlackBerry Curve 9370 and Casio G'zOne Ravine 2.
If today's report on the sales of the Galaxy S5 are true, Samsung's next release will need to be a doozy. We previously had a chat on what Samsung was potentially getting into with the Galaxy S6 - how they may be working on a "Project Zero", a reboot of the entire series, a re-imagining of the smartphone monster they've created.
BlackBerry released its latest smartphone the Classic last week. The device has already received numerous positive reviews. The Classic helps people rediscover the advantages of a smartphone with a physical keyboard. It has got all the features that you would find in a typical smartphone. It has also got some other features that you wouldn’t find in an Android or iOS phone.
Under Armour just outed its ownfitness-tracking appat last month's CES, but the company seems keen on continually improving its software arsenal. To do so, the Baltimore-basedsports outfitterpaid $85 million in early JanuaryEndomondo: an app for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry that keeps tabs on data from running, walking, cycling and other distance sports.
The first question you should be asking yourself - after you've decided on a Samsung Galaxy S6 - is whether or not you want to go with the Edge. Your choice will influence the rest of your life in the smartphone environment. While the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have a LOT of the same elements, they present ever-so-slightly different aims for Samsung in the smartphone universe.
Although HTC did have a bit of a presence at CES 2015 a few weeks ago, it will be at MWC 2015 in March when it plans to make a big splash. Of course, it will have a smartphone, the expected successor to the HTC One M8, unsurprisingly codenamed the M9 for now.
But you didn’t see anyone lining up to buy a Samsung, or anything other than an iPhone, in those days.Things started to change with the first “Next Big Thing” spot. Just like Apple poked fun at Microsoft with its “I’m a Mac” campaign in the 2000s, Samsung’s goal was to tap into the same strategy — a little guy taking swings at the dominant player in the industry — and for a while it worked.
It seems that the last member of the metal clad Galaxy Alpha family is slowly, very slowly, making its way to the US. Briefly sighted at the FCC is a filing for a certain SM-A700H, the model name betraying its identity as the Samsung Galaxy A7. Though not much can be gleaned from this sighting, which is typical of most FCC entries, one curious bit emerges.
Don't call it a comeback. Okay, maybe you should: Google wants torevive Walletafter seeing how popular Apple Pay has been, according toThe Wall Street Journal. To do so, Mountain View is apparently in the early stages of a deal to take ownership of thecarrier-owned Softcardas part of this Lazarus act for its mobile payment system.
Microsoft will hold an event this January to show off the new features of Windows 10,according toThe Verge. Although January is traditionally dominated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Redmond is apparently planning a standalone event later in the month to create some buzz for the new OS away from the confines of a busy trade show.
T-Mobile kicked off 2014 bycrashing an AT&T party, and finished it with "our best year in company growth ever," according to CEO John Legere. To be exact,it added8.3 million new customers over the year, including a million "postpaid," clients in the last quarter of 2014.
March seems like a big joyous month for gamers, especially Xbox One fans and owners. The annual Game Developers Conference has just concluded last week, bringing inspiration, hope, and excitement to the industry. But for the Xbox faithful, there is even more reason to rejoice.
Afterselling back its stakein Verizon Wireless, British telecom Vodafone is planning a US comeback in a very different form late next year: a standalone wireless service as a MVNO on T-Mobile's network. This isn't something you'd likely be subscribing to, though -- Vodafone says it's aiming the unnamed service at enterprise customers.
The different variants of Samsung Galaxy S5 has been receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop updates albeit slowly. Those in the UK recently got their software update last month. We saw a video before 2014 ended that showed off the Lollipop sweetness in action on the Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, and the Galaxy S5 . In the US, Verizon Wireless subscribers are lucky to receive an update to the Android 5.
Kemco is one of those generous mobile game developers who regularly offer their paid games at a more affordable price of $0.99. Just last month, the company put eight games on sale. This February, Kemco is offering another sale--with seven games now available for less than a dollar.
Already making some headway in TVs, Samsung is now bringing the message of curved displays to computer monitors. Four new series, one of which comes in two size variations, will soon be making their way to desktops, laptops, and gaming rigs in an attempt to convince consumers that curved is really the way to go. The 29-inch SE790C and 31.
April might be over, but the month definitely went out with a bang. And although a lot of things did happen in those 30 long days, we cannot deny the commanding presence of the LG G4 , which was finally officially revealed after half a dozen teasers, which actually didn't leave much to be surprised about.
Samsung is edging closer to debuting its own take on wireless payments, according toa report fromRecode. Following the launch of Apple Pay earlier this year, Samsung has reportedly been trying to license technology from startup LoopPay to create a competing service.