Category: Samsung

Reminder: Watch The Samsung Galaxy S IV Event Live

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Don’t forget you can watch the Samsung Galaxy S 4 event live tonight. 7 Eastern / 4 Pacific. Not sure if anything new will be announced outside of what we already know with all the leaks leading up to tonights event. You can watch it live at SamsungMobile.

If you miss the live event it will be available shortly after the conclusion. Any of our readers headed to Times Square tonight to watch it on the big screen?

 

 

Part II Of Samsung’s Teaser Video Series

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Samsung released the next part of their teaser video of Jeremy, the secret messenger for Samsung Unpacked 2013. As any normal kid, once Jeremy got home he couldn’t wait to take another peek into the box.

As Jeremy looks into the box he shares that it’s “his favorite color” leading us to believe the Samsung Galaxy S IV will be available in various colors. Amazed by the bright lights coming from inside the box he says “It’s unreal, totally amazing”.

The Galaxy S IV was never shown, but their Unpacked event is in 4 short days.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzkfC7–jog&feature=player_embedded

Samsung Galaxy S IV To Have Eye Scrolling Capabilities

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It’s been reported by The New York Times that the Samsung Galaxy S IV will come with eye scrolling. This feature was tipped off by someone who had the chance of trying out Samsung’s new flagship handset were he described the feature as new and exciting.

The phone is able to track your eyes and determine where or when to scroll. It’s exactly like it sounds, if you’re reading an article and reach the bottom of page the software will automatically scroll down for more text.

Now if I can tap on links by blinking I am sold. We will find out if this feature truly is incorporated on March 14th.

Samsung Unpacked Event Teaser – Video

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Samsung has released a teaser video of the much anticipate Samsung Galaxy S IV that is gearing up to make it’s appearance in Time Square on March 14th. Samsung is really going all out to grab the interest of smartphone users. After media invites went out, Samsung has invited everyone to watch the unveiling live in Time Square.

In the video you meet Jeremy, the secret messenger for Samsung Unpacked 2013. Jeremy is given a box that he is allowed to take a peek inside of. This is part one of what appears to be a series of people trying to see what Jeremy is keeping in the totally top secret box.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIEfNaNCkKM&feature=player_embedded

Samsung Wants Everyone To Join Them On March 14th

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Samsung is holding another one of their press events titled “Unpacked” on the 14th of March. To help gain interest in the event, this morning Samsung tweeted “Be ready 4 #TheNextGalaxy @TimesSquareNYC #UNPACKED” with an image attached.

The tweet wants Samsung fans to be at Time Square on March 14th at 7PM EST, where you can watch Samsung’s Unpacked event via a live stream.

If you don’t live down the street from Time Square don’t worry, you can also watch it in your pajamas on your couch. The stream will be available at www.youtube.com/SamsungMobile.

Start saving up your money for the Galaxy IV.

 

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 8.0 An 8 inch Phablet, Just Because

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Samsung has introduced the newest member to the Galaxy line-up, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0. The Galaxy Note 8.0 is an 8-inch tablet that can be used as a phone as well. Yes an 8″ phone. Imagine making a call on your iPad Mini of Kindle Fire HD.

The Galaxy Note 8.0 looks like a pretty good device. It offers all the same functionally as the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note II, but with a new age of S Pen intelligence. Not to mention, it’s 8 inches. We are pretty sure this 8″ size, ability to be used as a phone and has a better screen than the iPad Mini was nothing more then marketing. Everyone wants to claim the best and brightest display and it appears for now, size does matter.

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The Galaxy Note 8.0 is has a 8 inch WVGA display (1280 x 800 resolution 189 PPI), 1.6 GHz quad-core A9 processor, 2 GB or RAM, with your choice of 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage and will be running Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). The Note 8.0 will also have a 5 megapixel rear camera and 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.

No prices or an official date have been given, but we can expect to see the Galaxy Note 8.0 in the 2Q of 2013 worldwide in EUR, KOR, NA, SEA, SWA, MEA, CHN, TW and LA.

 

iPhone 5 Top In Device Sales

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Apple’s iPhone 5 is the world’s best selling smartphone model according to Strategy Analytics. They reported that Apple shipped an estimated 27.4 million units which represents a 13% share of all smartphones. This surpassed Samsung’s Galaxy S III which shipped 15.4 million units.

Apple was also able to outsell the Galaxy S III with the iPhone 4S shipping 17.4 million units. Taking 8% smartphone shares globally.

The iPhone was able to account for 1 in every 5 smartphones sold which is remarkable for its premium price and shear numbers of low cost competitors.

The Galaxy S III series peaked and is now on the decline with sales. We should see Samsung announcing the Galaxy S I’V very soon.

 

Samsung Unveils Wi-Fi Only Version Of Galaxy Camera

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Samsung has announced they will be offering the Samsung Galaxy Camera in a Wi-Fi only version.

This is perfect for Samsung fans that were interested in buying the Galaxy camera, but didn’t want to cough up the extra money for a cellular enabled camera or data plan.

With the Galaxy camera users are able to share pictures through email, social networks or other mobile communications with family and friends. The camera has the same features of the existing cellular version. This includes 21x optical zoom, 16.3 effective megapixel 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS, 4.8″ HD Super Clear Touch display, 1.4 GHz quad-core processor running Android 4.1.

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You have access to applications from the Google Play Store that allow you to customize your camera. The camera will already come pre-loaded with photo and video editing tools.

Other specifications on the Samsung Galaxy camera (Wi-Fi):

  • 8 GB+ memory slot (micro SDSC, micro SDHC, micro SDXC)
  • JPEG format 16M, 14M, 12M Wide, 10M, 5M, 3M, 2M Wide, 1M
  • MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.26, Audio: AAC), Full HD 1920×1080 30fps, Slow motion Movie 768×512 120fps
  • HDMI 1.4
  • GPS, GLONASS
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi HT40
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 1,650 mAh battery
  • Dimension (WxHxD): 128.7 x 70.8 x 19.1
  • Weight: 300g

No release date or price has been giving with the announcement.