Tag Archive: Samsung


Apple might spurn Samsung for next-gen iPhone chip

Apple will snub Samsung and call upon TSMC to exclusively produce all of its next-generation A10 processors for 2017’s iOS devices, according to a new report. It’s thought Apple considers TSMC’s chips to be superior to Samsung’s in performance and efficiency. Apple’s new A9 processor, which ships inside the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 to rip off the iPhone 6s’ 3D Touch

The pressure-sensitive displays packed into Apple’s latest iPhones give them a unique advantage over their rivals, but not for long. Samsung is already working to put a pressure-sensitive screen of its own into next year’s Galaxy S7, new reports claim. According to a source on Chinese microblogging network Weibo, Samsung will use Synaptics’ new ClearForce technology […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

Samsung may be ruining your iPhone 6s’ battery life

A new controversy is brewing online revealing not all iPhone 6s units get the same amount of battery life, thanks to the new A9 processor that’s been built by both Samsung and TSMC. Apple dual sourced A9 production from TSMC and Samsung, and while it was discovered earlier that the two chips aren’t the same […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

Samsung is ripping off Apple again — this time with phone leasing program

Just days after being told to stop ripping off Apple’s designs, Samsung is reportedly getting ready to “borrow” another of Cupertino’s ideas — this time with a program for leasing its Galaxy handsets to U.S. customers, much like Apple announced two weeks back with its iPhone Upgrade Program. Apple introduced its leasing program at its […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

Samsung wants to be king of the jungle with Gorilla Glass rival

Not content with making displays, memory chips, storage, and whatever else for rival handsets, Samsung is reportedly looking to take on Corning’s with a shatterproof Gorilla Glass alternative — currently code-named “Turtle.” According to the report, which appeared on Chinese social media, Samsung intends for the scratch-resistant glass to not just be used on smartphones […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

Judge orders Samsung to stop ripping off Apple

Samsung might soon be legally forbidden from continuing to rip off Apple. In a 2-1 decision today, a federal appeals court ruled that the monetary damages another court ordered the South Korean company to pay Apple last year wasn’t enough; it also had to stop using those design elements that infringe upon Cupertino’s patents. This […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

Samsung reminds iPhone users they can’t customize iOS

If it doesn’t look like your phone, it’s not your phone… apparently. That’s the tagline for a new Samsung add that hopes to remind iPhone users they can’t customize iOS, and should therefore choose a Galaxy smartphone instead. Samsung has already mocked the iPhone for its lack of wireless charging — which is built into its […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

Samsung taunts iPhone 6s for lack of wireless charging

Just two days after Apple unveiled its new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Samsung already has an ad that taunts them for their lack of wireless charging, while simultaneously promoting the new Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+. Samsung has already taken to Twitter to mock Apple for the length of its iPhone 6s […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

Samsung and Sony take jealous stabs at Apple

Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate. Apple was reminded of this after its keynote on Wednesday when rivals Samsung and Sony took to Twitter to mock the length of its presentation — and its new iPhone 6s. We expect nothing less from Samsung, which has been mocking Apple with great success for as long as we […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

Samsung must cut 10% of its workforce, and it’s iPhone’s fault

Samsung has been taking a beating from Apple as of late, and apparently it’s taking its toll. According to a new report, Samsung is responding to its diminishing smartphone sales not by fixing the root problem of its lack of originality and low quality reputation, but rather by sacking 10 percent of its workforce instead. […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]