Samsung fined $340M for shady internet campaign against HTC

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The FTC in Taiwan has confirmed that South Korean mobile giant Samsung has been fined $340 million for organizing an internet campaign against HTC. The campaign clearly violated FTC laws by praising Samsung smartphones while giving negative reviews to HTC devices, mainly through internet ...

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Samsung moves 40 million Galaxy S4′s in first six months

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Samsung has sold more than 40 million Galaxy S4 smartphones around the globe in the first six months of release. According to Samsung CEO JK Shin, the company’s flagship device is doing quite well for itself, despite a slowed growth in August. With the holiday buying season set to smack ...

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Samsung patent for ‘sports glasses’ uncovered

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A recently approved design patent from South Korea gives us a glimpse into the potential future of Samsung’s next wearable tech product. As we’ve previously heard, Samsung figures to be headed in the same direction as Google and other companies in designing smart glasses. The device ...

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Samsung confirms U.S. availability of Galaxy S4 Mini

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Samsung on Wednesday confirmed that the Galaxy S4 Mini will be available in the United States starting in November. Pricing and exact timing details, however, are not made clear in the press release. Instead, we might look for the various wireless providers to soon make their own respective ...

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Samsung expands Galaxy Gear compatibility to include more smartphones

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Samsung on Wednesday confirmed that select older Galaxy smartphones will soon be able to interact with the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Specifically, once a software update is in place, the devices will be compatible with the wearable tech. Devices expected to see the 4.3 Jelly Bean update (with ...

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Samsung to restrict unofficial accessories for future smartphones, rumor says

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Samsung could go the route of Apple and begin restricting accessories to only licensed partners, according to new rumors. Reportedly, Samsung will provide ID chips to companies to integrate with accessories such as batteries, chargers, and flip covers to help ensure compatibility and ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 could employ 16MP Sony camera sensor

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Samsung may call upon Sony for the camera sensor in the Galaxy S5 or other smartphones, according to chatter stemming from an ETNews report. Allegedly, Samsung is looking to place a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor in the next generation of devices and said unit could come from Sony. Also a possibility ...

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Samsung S-View Flip Cover Folio Case (83% OFF)

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Protect your Samsung Galaxy S4 with an official Samsung S-View Flip Cover Folio Case. Normally retailing much higher ($39.99) through Samsung’s website, Amazon is selling them for around $10 a pop. Choose from multiple color options or buy a couple of them. We don’t judge. Not only ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom spied with AT&T branding

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AT&T looks to soon introduce the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, if a new @evleaks tweet proves correct. With only a vague time frame of “2013″ we at least have the satisfaction of knowing there are but a few weeks left in the year. It’s not clear what price point AT&T and ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 officially scores Android 4.3

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) has officially started seeing its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. According to SamMobile, the release is not so much visual as it is optimization and back-end stuff. The handset is said to be much faster with the update and benchmark scores are reported to be ...

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T-Mobile dishes on new Alcatel, Samsung devices

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T-Mobile today confirmed the immediate and upcoming availability of three smartphones and one mobile hotspot. Starting from today, October 16, customers can pick up an Alcatel One Touch Evolve or Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot PRO. Next week sees the carrier offering the Alcatel One Touch Fierce; ...

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Samsung Galaxy Round likened to ‘prototype’

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The Samsung Galaxy Round announced last week may ultimately prove to be more of a concept device, more along the lines of a prototype. Reportedly, the smartphone will be produced in limited quantities and may not find a home outside of South Korea. According to a SamMobile source, the handset ...

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LG goes on offensive with new mobile ads

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LG has gone on the offensive against the likes of HTC, Samsung, and Apple with a series of new mobile ads. As spotted by Business Insider, the ads make light of different aspects of each competitor. Samsung is ribbed for (data) speeds, Apple is taken to task for its screen size, and HTC is ...

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean arrives soon for Samsung Galaxy S4 but you can download it now

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 is expected to see its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update in the next few weeks. Rumored for the last few months, the build is just about ready for primetime. So much so, in fact, that SamMobile has already offering links to the download. Should you want to get your hands on... ...

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Rumor du jour: Samsung Galaxy S5 to debut in January

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Grab a bag of salt, this next one is a little bit “out there”. Ready? The Samsung Galaxy S5 could make its debut as soon as January, says Korean site Naver. Founded by former Samsung staff members, the site says the Galaxy S5 will be rushed out the door in wake of a slowdown in... ...

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