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Samsung demos Smart Scroll, Smart Pause and Air Gesture features on Galaxy S 4

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Along with several other new software features, Samsung showed off a Smart Scroll utility, which lets you page up or down by tilting the Galaxy S 4 in the corresponding direction. The company also demoed Air Gesture, which similarly lets you scroll without putting your fingers to the glass....
Samsung demos Smart Scroll, Smart Pause and Air Gesture features on Galaxy S 4
Samsung's first phablet gets a Note-worthy software update

Samsung's $249 Chromebook lights up benchmarks with the latest Ubuntu build

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A Googler managed to load up Samsung's latest Chromebook with Ubuntu and spelled out the process for like-minded DIYers in October, and now some benchmarks of Mountain View's $249 machine running Raring Ringtail -- which is still in development -- have surfaced. With a 1.7GHz dual-core Exynos 5 Dual...
Samsung's $249 Chromebook lights up benchmarks with the latest Ubuntu build

Googler loads Ubuntu on an ARM-based Samsung Chromebook, gives solace to the offline among us

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Samsung's ARM-running Chromebook is barely out of the starting gate, and it's already being tweaked to run without as much of an online dependency. By a Google employee, no less. Not content to rely solely on Chrome OS, Olof Johansson has loaded Ubuntu on the Chromebook by partitioning an...
Googler loads Ubuntu on an ARM-based Samsung Chromebook, gives solace to the offline among us
Samsung Galaxy S4 doubles as a smart TV remote, with built-in IR blaster and 'WatchOn' software

OTA Jelly Bean 4.1.1 update arrives on Galaxy Note 10.1 in Germany

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Live in Germany, own a Galaxy Note 10.1 and need a Jelly Bean-based sugar fix? You're in luck, as the Android 4.1.1 update Samsung promised back in September has touched-down in Deutschland. The 300MB OTA update brings with it several improvements, including greater multitasking and S-Pen functionality, new Quick...
OTA Jelly Bean 4.1.1 update arrives on Galaxy Note 10.1 in Germany

Samsung TecTiles 3.0 update offers more options for NFC tagging, now available in Play Store

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Samsung's NFC tagging app -- known as TecTiles -- made its official debut in June, but the company isn't putting a halt to its progression anytime soon. This morning Sammy announced version 3.0 of the app, which includes various enhancements that allow for better customization. Among the new features,...
Samsung TecTiles 3.0 update offers more options for NFC tagging, now available in Play Store
AT&T Galaxy Note made compatible with T-Mobile thanks to custom modem software

Apple wins German injunction against Motorola over photo gallery patent

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I just attended, at the Munich I Regional Court, the public pronouncement of a decision on another Apple v. Motorola lawsuit in Germany. Presiding Judge Dr. Peter Guntz announced that Apple has won an injunction against all Motorola Mobility devices that implement EP2059868 on a "portable electronic device for photo...
Apple wins German injunction against Motorola over photo gallery patent

Google's Nexus 4 Sales Are Pretty Tiny, According To This Estimate (GOOG)

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Google may have sold 400,000 units of its flagship Android phone, the Nexus 4. There's a thread on XDA Developers forum, which is a site for Android developers, that has tried to figure out Nexus sales based on serial numbers. Kim-Mai Cutler of TechCrunch sifted through the thread and says...
Google's Nexus 4 Sales Are Pretty Tiny, According To This Estimate (GOOG)

Samsung launches $250 Exynos 5-based Arndale community board for app developers

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If you're looking to create that perfect multi-threaded, NFC, GPS-based OpenCL app (and who isn't?), but found your development board options too limited, Samsung has good news. It's just launched the Arndale community development board around its Exynos 5 Dual SoC, with the ARM Cortex-A15 dual-core CPU and ARM...
Samsung launches $250 Exynos 5-based Arndale community board for app developers
$399 Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet comes to the US, without phone

RIM wants to license BlackBerry. Good luck with that.

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Research In Motion is reportedly weighing options with financial advisors, in an effort to stem the company’s continued fall from grace. Sales of iPhones and Android handsets have grown since their introduction in 2007 and 2008 respectively while BlackBerry sales have stagnated by comparison. According to Bloomberg, RIM doesn’t plan to...
RIM wants to license BlackBerry. Good luck with that.

Samsung to Release a New High-End Smartphone in Q4 with its Own OS to Seriously Challenge Apple's iOS & Ecosystem

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A new Korean report states that Samsung is going to try a breakaway move from Google with its own operating system and perhaps a new Samsung Store for online shoppers. Now that Samsung Electronics has emerged as a global smartphone leader, it must correct its one glaring weakness: Software. Samsung...
Samsung to Release a New High-End Smartphone in Q4 with its Own OS to Seriously Challenge Apple's iOS & Ecosystem

Samsung printer hack could let the wrong ones in

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Typically, when we think of hacks, our minds conjure images of compromised security systems, personal computers or server farms, but printers? According to Neil Smith, a researcher from the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team, unauthorized access to those devices could be a very real threat -- if you happen...
Samsung printer hack could let the wrong ones in

Samsung to put $1.1 billion toward new innovation center, business creation

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You didn't think Samsung would rest on its smartphone laurels, did you? The company has had a profitable year, to say the least, and today it announced plans to put some $1.1 billion toward an effort to build a "global engine to accelerate innovation and to drive new business...
Samsung to put $1.1 billion toward new innovation center, business creation

Samsung files patent for auto-generating life diary, Mayans didn't see it coming

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If the minutiae of people's lives crowd your feeds and drives you to frustration, you really won't be wanting this Samsung patent application to be approved. The USPTO filing outlines a process for creating a "life diary" by collecting all manner of information about your daily routine from your...
Samsung files patent for auto-generating life diary, Mayans didn't see it coming

Samsung Galaxy S4: review roundup

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US reviewers have got their hands on Samsung's new flagship smartphone - is it better than the iPhone 5 or HTC One?Samsung's Galaxy S4 - its new flagship smartphone - is in the hands of reviewers in the US, who have given their verdict. Here's a roundup.AllThingsD/Wall Street Journal: "Galaxy...
Samsung Galaxy S4: review roundup

Samsung updates S Pen SDK to spread love for Galaxy Note II features

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Owners of the original Galaxy Note won't have to look on the Galaxy Note II with complete envy. Samsung has updated the S Pen SDK to 2.2, letting developers' apps respond to a hovering stylus with Note II-style tricks. More brushes, effects, fills and fonts also join the mix,...
Samsung updates S Pen SDK to spread love for Galaxy Note II features

Slickdeals' best in tech for October 10th: SSDs, Sennheiser in-ear headphones and more

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for October 10th: SSDs, Sennheiser in-ear headphones and more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (WiFi) owners in the UK receiving Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean nourishment

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It may not be the newest circa 10-inch slate Samsung's got to offer, but the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is still a good way from retirement. As part of its promise to upgrade a whole bunch of devices to Jelly Bean, Sammy has started pushing the OTA Android 4.1.1...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (WiFi) owners in the UK receiving Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean nourishment

Samsung attracts indie devs to its yard with zero-commission offer

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Samsung, tired of its own-brand app store playing second fiddle to Google Play, has decided to throw some of its considerable cash at the problem. It's appealing to indie app developers in the hope of finding the next Angry Birds big thing. In partnership with Chillingo, EA's mobile games...
Samsung attracts indie devs to its yard with zero-commission offer

Samsung Galaxy Stellar rumored to hit Verizon for $100, hopes to lure you in with Amazon apps

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Regardless of the situation, it's relatively safe to say Samsung will never, ever run out of Galaxy monikers. Now it's the Korean outfit's Galaxy Stellar making the internet rounds yet again, though there's a little more information attached this time around. Per Droid Life, Sammy's purported Verizon-bound Galaxy Stellar...
Samsung Galaxy Stellar rumored to hit Verizon for $100, hopes to lure you in with Amazon apps

Samsung gives its Series 3 Chromebox a facelift, hardware remains unchanged

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Keeping the Chrome OS party going, Samsung released an updated model of last year's Series 3 chromebox. Gracefully named the XE300M22-B01US, this cloud-based workstation features the same 1.9GHz Intel Celeron B849 processor, 4GB of RAM, six USB 2.0 ports and 16GB SSD as its predecessor. The only real change...
Samsung gives its Series 3 Chromebox a facelift, hardware remains unchanged

Samsung and Google set for high-profile talks over Android ecoystem, Apple patents

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With Eric Schmidt in the country to help promote the launch of his company’s Nexus 7 tablet today, Samsung mobile chief Shin Jong-kyun has said he will meet with the Google chairman in a top-level meeting while he is in Korea. The Korea Times reports that the meeting is scheduled for Thursday,...
Samsung and Google set for high-profile talks over Android ecoystem, Apple patents

Samsung's Galaxy S III: 4 Things to Know

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From killer hardware to insightful software, Samsung's latest entry has an impressive list of features as well as some promises....
Samsung's Galaxy S III: 4 Things to Know
Galaxy S IV: The new Android standard is all about killer software

Samsung yields and allows jurors to access the Internet with exhibit devices

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Most recently things haven been working out quite well for Samsung in the build-up to the Apple v. Samsung jury deliberations. But there's one item on which it has backtracked. Shortly after midnight, the parties filed a stipulation under which Samsung withdraws its objection to the idea of letting jurors...
Samsung yields and allows jurors to access the Internet with exhibit devices

Samsung ChatON for Android gets Olympic Buddy feature, also sports a new logo

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Ever since its August debut late last year, Samsung's ChatON application has been a moderate hit amongst folks using iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Android devices. Now, along with outing a slightly redesigned logo (pictured above), the Korean outfit's also updated its app in Google's sweet OS to version...
Samsung ChatON for Android gets Olympic Buddy feature, also sports a new logo

Samsung adds more S-Pen friendly apps for the Galaxy Note 10.1

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Samsung's gifting Galaxy Note 10.1 users with some new, free, S-Pen apps for when playing "Eat up Martha" in S-Note stops being fun. Drop the Beat lets you produce your own banging dance tracks, while kiddy-titles Spot the Difference and Where Is It will keep your younglings quiet for...
Samsung adds more S-Pen friendly apps for the Galaxy Note 10.1
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