Tag Archive: Samsung


Samsung could make its new Gear S2 watch iPhone-friendly

Samsung’s new Gear S2 smartwatch is its first to support third-party Android devices, and the South Korean company is reportedly looking extend its reach even further by supporting rival platforms, too. According to one report, the Gear S2 and Gear S2 classic could soon play nicely with iPhone. The Gear S2 is by far the best […]

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

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Spy who may have helped Samsung win A-series chip orders loses in court

Taiwan’s top court has ruled in favor of TSMC in a dispute involving a former employee who leaked trade secrets to Samsung — potentially helping the South Korean tech giant catch up in the chip fabrication business and win orders for Apple’s A-series processors. Samsung wasn’t named directly in the suit, although there’s little doubt […]

iPhone 6 smokes Samsung Note 5 in speed test

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is one of the most beefed up and powerful smartphones the world has ever seen. In terms of raw specs, the Note 5 blows the 2014 iPhone 6 out of the water with 4GB of RAM and a zippier processor, but as Apple has taught us for so many years, […]

Former Apple and Samsung employee dishes dirt on rivals’ innovation

Apple and Samsung are bitter rivals in the tech industry that make a lot of the same type of products, but when it comes to innovation, the two are complete opposites. Arno Lenior is one of the few people on the planet who’s worked at both companies, and while Samsung gets a bad rap for […]

Asus and Samsung, not Apple, have the fastest charging smartphones

What’s the fastest charging smartphone? It’s not an iPhone. If you care about how fast your phone goes from 0% to full charge, you should buy an Asus Zenfone 2 or Samsung Galaxy S6. Here’s why. The guys (guydes?) over at Tom’s Guide recently conducted a survey of the fastest charging smartphones. All smartphones have […]

Samsung Pay goes head-to-head with Apple Pay this September

Samsung’s new phablets aren’t the only thing we got out of its Unpacked event in New York City today; the South Korean company also announced a launch date for its new mobile payments service. Samsung Pay will be coming to take on Apple Pay in the U.S. this September. Samsung Pay is a lot like […]

Samsung cruises past Apple in white-hot smartphone market

Looks like Samsung and Apple pretty much own the smartphone market, though there are some scrappy contenders starting to make headway. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), handset makers shipped a total of 337.2 million smartphones worldwide in the last… Read more ›

Samsung begins testing its Apple Pay rival in South Korea

Apple finally turned on Apple Pay in the U.K. this week as part of its push to make 2015 ‘the year of Apple Pay’, but it may soon face competition from its biggest rival, Samsung. In preparation for a full… Read more ›

iPhone 6s fear causes Samsung to bring forward Note 5 launch

Samsung may have strenuously previously denied that it, but evidence is mounting that the company is indeed rushing to release the Galaxy Note 5 ahead of the iPhone 6s. According to a new report, Samsung plans to launch the device… Read more ›

Samsung working on insanely sharp 11K display with 2250ppi

Samsung’s latest Galaxy devices are already leading the rest of the market when it comes to display resolution. But the South Korean company is said to be working on new smartphone panels that go far beyond today’s Quad HD technology. According… Read more ›