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How the iPhone actually gave Samsung freedom from carriers

How the iPhone actually gave Samsung freedom from carriers

A July 2008 internal Samsung presentation submitted into evidence during the second Apple vs Samsung U.S. trial revealed that the South Korean company realized the iPhone would be a big threat to feature phone makers just a few days after the iPhone 3G was released. Now, a second piece of evidence consisting of a couple of slides from ...

Galaxy S5 with Quad HD Screen Coming Soon?

Galaxy S5 with Quad HD Screen Coming Soon?

Samsung's Galaxy S5 hasn't even shipped yet, and already we are seeing news about a separate version with a Quad HD screen. Based on a new listing on graphics benchmark GFXBench's website, a 5.2-inch Galaxy smartphone is on the way. This Samsung device is listed as "SM-G906S" on GFXBench.From http://news.yahoo.com/galaxy-s5-quad-hd-screen-203327739.html

Lamborghini unveils $2,296 Android tablet, gold-plated phone

(Credit: Mail.ru) These are some seriously fast phones -- and we're not talking processor speeds. Check out the new line of luxury phones from Lamborghini, with supercar styling -- and supercar prices. Russian site Mail.ru reports that Lamborgini has revved up two new feature phones, and an Android smartphone and tablet. And when we say supercar styling, we're ...

Sprint to charge $15 for number change starting June 10, still free via Sprint.com

Sprint to charge $15 for number change starting June 10, still free via Sprint.com

A new tiered system for Sprint's Total Equipment Protection plan? Herp. Charging customers $15 to change their Sprint phone number? Derp. Sprint's decision to start charging moolah come June 10 when changing phone numbers via a Sprint store or Care call representative likely won't sit well with some folks. Fortunately, there's still a ...

Galaxy S III changes pin layout, incompatible with previous MHL adapters

Galaxy S III changes pin layout, incompatible with previous MHL adapters

If you've pre-ordered a Galaxy S III and can't wait to see its display mirrored to the silver screen, add one more thing to that pre-launch shopping list: a new MHL dongle. According to UK retailer Clove, a change in the phone's connector pins renders it incompatible with previous Samsung-made adapters. Sammy's new ...

Dropbox confirms Galaxy S III on AT&T and Verizon won’t include 50GB storage

Dropbox confirms Galaxy S III on AT&T and Verizon won

If that extra Dropbox storage helped swing the Galaxy S III pendulum in your favor, and you're a customer of AT&T or Verizon, it's not good news. Droid Life reports that one such expectant customer was asking Dropbox, via its forums, where their storage was. The cloud-space provider informed them that not all ...

Fancy a Samsung Galaxy Note imitation?

Call me Android, Ainol Android. (Credit: Jacqueline Seng/CNET Asia) SUNTEC, Singapore--We've seen Shanzhai iPhones and BlackBerries, but this has got to be a first: a Samsung Galaxy Note imitation. While pounding the halls at the PC Show 2012 tech fair here, this writer noticed the familiar-looking supersize smartphone going for just $279 Singapore dollars ($218). Upon closer inspection however, ...

Verizon Droid Razr HD leaks dripping out all over

Is this the next Razr? (Credit: Droid Life) The forthcoming Droid Razr HD is dripping out in leaks all over the place. There's a few drops here of leaked pics showing a beefy, rimless back-plate, and another drop here of a leaked benchmark test showing the Razr HD running Android 4.0.4 on a 1.5GHz processor. This follows some earlier ...