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By Will765 On 3 Jan, 2013 At 12:23 PM | Categorized As News | With 1 Comment
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        The odds are good you haven’t heard of Tizen, as most people aren’t aware of it.  What it is, is an open-source operating system based on Linux.  Samsung recently announced it will be releasing Tizen-based smartphones this year, in partnership with NTT Docomo, which is Japan’s largest cellphone company.  Why would [...]


By ju83 On 6 Dec, 2012 At 12:38 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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We can all thank Steve Jobs for, lacking  a better phrase, revolutionizing the smartphone industry. Before Apple’s inaugural iPhone, we had the likes of barely email and internet capable smartphones like the Moto Q, Black Berry , Palm Treo and Nokia E62, smartphones that in today’s world are not considered very smart and even for [...]


By Will765 On 23 Nov, 2012 At 12:54 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Samsung is reportedly preparing to release an 8-core processor next year, sometime in February. The chip will be displayed at the International Solid State Circuits conference in San Francisco, which runs February 17-21.  The currently unnamed chip will be constructed with a 28nm size, and is a combination of both A15 and A7 cores. Four [...]


By Will765 On 29 Oct, 2012 At 07:56 PM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 2 Comments
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Following a ruling in a British court, it was determined that Samsung did not copy Apple’s tablet and smartphone designs.  The humorous part of this is the UK judge saying that the Samsung tablet products were not as cool as the ipad. “The extreme simplicity of the Apple design is striking,” the judge wrote. The [...]


By Will765 On 27 Aug, 2012 At 11:40 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Following Apple’s $1 billion dollar verdict in California, the electronics giant lost 7.5% of it’s value in heavy trading Monday.  Of course, Samsung will appeal the ruling, and who knows how long the courtroom drama will drag out.  And in the long run,  Apple has to rely on Samsung for the processors used in it’s [...]


By Will765 On 20 Aug, 2012 At 11:57 AM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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While Google’s Nexus 7 had the official android 4.1 Jelly Bean market to itself, now Asus has pushed an over-the-air JB update to the TF300 tablet.  The 10.1″ tablet is now a mid-range device for Asus, with a 1.2Ghz  Tegra3 processor.  It can be found for around $400USD  with 32GB storage. Users in the United [...]


By Will765 On 7 May, 2012 At 11:32 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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After a bump in market share from the popularity of the Amazon Kindle Fire, android tablets once again are losing out to the iPad. Analyst firm IDC reports Apple’s iPad increased it’s market share from around 55% to 68% from Q4 2011 to Q1 2012.  While the Fire pushed to around 17% market share in [...]


By Will765 On 30 Apr, 2012 At 11:45 AM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 2 Comments
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The latest figures show Amazon is destroying the marketplace when it comes to android tablets. In February, the Fire had an amazing 53% share of all android tablets sold. The next closest manufacturer was Samsung, with around 15%. However, Samsung’s numbers are a total of all the many different tablets it sells, while the Fire [...]


By Will765 On 27 Feb, 2012 At 12:18 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung has announced the big brother for it’s current Galaxy Note, a 10.1″ version.  The new device comes after Samsung has sold over 1 million of the smaller version.  Combining a phone, tablet, and digital notepad into one device apparently seems like a good idea.  The Note is [...]


By Macktion On 9 Feb, 2012 At 12:21 PM | Categorized As Featured | With 2 Comments
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  Galaxy Tab 10.1 by Samsung The Samsung tablet comes with: The Tablet Charger USB cable (for either plugging into the charger or a usb port) Headphones with microphone Instruction Booklet   HARDWARE:   The tablet looks great, the glass looks great.  It  looks well designed and well thought out. The Proprietary port is on [...]