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At last we know, Nokia went with Windows Phone because it feared Samsung’s domination of Android

Stephen Elop, CEO, Nokia<p>When it comes to hardware most people agree that Nokia makes good handsets, just look at the new Nokia Lumia 1020. But the problem is Nokia’s smartphones run Windows Phone which is still playing catch-up in terms of consumer acceptance. The question that is often asked is …

Windows Phone

Samsung issues weaker than expected profit forecast

<b>Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest mobile phone and TV maker, has forecast weaker-than-expected profits for the April to June quarter.</b><p>It has estimated an operating profit of 9.5 trillion won ($8.3bn; £5.5bn) for the quarter. Most analysts had expected a figure closer to 10.1tn won.<p>The success …

Profit

Samsung’s Quarterly Earnings Suffer On Slowing Growth, Gives Apple Room To Shine In The Fall

Samsung has missed expectations for its quarterly earnings guidance, which is bad news since those expectations were already pretty low. The slowing growth of the smartphone market dominator is being attributed to lackluster Galaxy S4 sales. Samsung’s premiere handset has reportedly sold 20 million …

Apple and Samsung -- the odd couple of the tech world

Apple and Samsung are arch-rivals in the mobile market and in the courtroom but they still need each other to do business.<p>A story from Monday's Wall Street Journal highlights the co-dependency between the two competitors, pointing out that neither company can truly afford to upset that tenuous …

Wall Street

This is the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini [leak]

A set of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini pictures have supposedly surfaced online, and, while they’re not official, they are pretty consistent with how the device looked in previously leaked images.<p>Namely, the new pictures of the Galaxy S4 Mini show a device that looks like a smaller Samsung Galaxy S4, …

Samsung Galaxy S4 earns Pentagon security nod

Samsung is now clear to start pitching its new flagship phone to the government.<p>The handset maker announced Friday that its Knox-enabled mobile devices have been approved by the Pentagon for government use. Samsung's Knox software offers high-level encryption, a VPN feature, and a way to separate …

Samsung: Galaxy S 4’s app preload bloat is the price you pay for features

Samsung has defended the relative lack of user-available storage in the Galaxy S 4, arguing that the fact that the 16GB handset offers roughly half …

Galaxy S4

Samsung reaps huge profits from smartphones—but look out below

Samsung has gone all-in on mobile phones, which now generate three-quarters of its profits.<p>Operating profit from mobile phones and telecom equipment rose 56% to 6.51 trillion won ($5.86 billion) in the first quarter. Profits at Samsung’s consumer electronics division, which includes TVs and …

Profit

Samsung Galaxy S4 official firmware now available

The Samsung Galaxy S4 might just become the best selling Android smartphone ever, but the developer community has been holding its breath for one thing. Now, days out from the worldwide release of the Galaxy S4, Samsung has released the official firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-19500).<p>The …

Samsung Galaxy

Head of Samsung Mobile says not to worry about which processor powers your Galaxy S4

The head of Samsung Mobile and the co-CEO of Samsung Electronics J. K. Shin has told buyers that it doesn’t matter which processor is running in their new Galaxy S4 and that most people won’t notice a difference, nor will they really care. The new Samsung Galaxy S4, which is launching this week, …

Galaxy S4

3 out of every 10 smartphones sold in Q1 2013 was a Samsung

It’s business news time. The Q1 2013 figures for global smartphone sales are in, and there’s an unsurprisingly clear winner. According to data collected by DRAMeXchange, a division of global research firm TrendForce, Samsung has yet again come out on top and has managed to maintain its 30% share of …

Will Samsung's next phone be metal like the iPhone?

There's something about the plastic nature of Samsung's phones that make them slightly less attractive.<p>To me, that is.<p>I know that there are millions to whom it doesn't make a difference. There are even many, no doubt, who believe -- in some idiosyncratic way -- that plastic says now, rather than, …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Review

Samsung to use flexible OLED screen on Galaxy Note 3?

Samsung is getting closer to commercializing the first devices featuring a plastic-based (flexible) display. According to a report from the OLED Association, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be on show at the IFA 2013 Berlin show in September, and its plastic screen could be one of the phone’s most …

Samsung and the University of Texas conspire for thought controlled tablets

Over the last few years there have been quite a few products come to market that boast the ability to be controlled using your thoughts. Most of …

Brainwaves