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Ad of the Day: Samsung Slams iPhone Battery, but Are These Ads Losing Their Charge?

Battery life is the burning issue in "Wall Huggers," the latest installment in 72andSunny's "The Next Big Thing Is Here" campaign for Samsung.<p>The …

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S review: a rival for the iPad?

The Galaxy Tab S is Samsung’s no-holds-barred attempt to beat Apple and its dominant iPad. With an incredible screen, slim build and snappy processor Korea might finally have something Apple should worry about.<p>The stakes are high: my understanding is that if this doesn’t sell well against the iPad …

Apple TV loses ground to Roku and Chromecast, drops to 3rd most popular set-top box in U.S.

A new report compiled by Parker Associates and discovered by Gigaom revealed that the Apple TV has lost some U.S. market share to competitors like the Roku and Chromecast last year, causing it to become only the third most popular device in the category.<p>According to the report, Google’s Chromecast …

Roku and Chromecast go head-to-head in streaming race, Apple TV falling behind

Roku and Chromecast (S GOOG) were the two most successful streaming devices sold in the U.S. in 2013, according to new data from Parks Associates, …

Roku beats Apple TV -- again -- on usage, purchases

In the world of set-top boxes, Roku is hitting the gas, while Apple could be mistaken for asleep at the wheel.<p>In US households last year, nearly half of all purchases of set-top boxes -- small electronic devices that stream online video and music on your TV -- were Rokus, and Roku devices continue …

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Sorry Samsung: TSMC reportedly starts shipping processors to Apple

Currently, the microprocessors in iOS devices are made exclusively by Samsung, but it looks like that will change with the newest version of the …

LG cooks up more flexible & less hazy 18-inch OLED panels

LG Display has outdone itself, with more flexible displays than it’s ever made before.<p>The company announced today a flexible 18-inch panel made of organic light-emitting diodes, or OLEDs, as well as a new transparent OLED panel in the same size thats beats previous models on light transmittance and …

Apple Deals Samsung Another Blow As It Gets Its First Batch Of iPhone Chips From TSMC

Citing people familiar with the matter, TSMC has supplanted Samsung Electronics as Apple's chief chipmaker for iPhones and iPads. Apple will continue to rely on the Korean electronics giant for its microprocessors, but as the rivalry between Apple and Samsung heats up in the mobile and soon …

For the first time ever, Samsung isn't Apple's only mobile SOC supplier

Back in June we reported on a claim that Samsung and Apple were once again in peace talks, though this time they were said to actually be coming close to reaching a ceasefire. The main reason for keeping the peace reportedly centered around Apple’s interest in Samsung as a continued partner for …