Tag Archives: Galaxy

Samsung Tops Apple Phone Sales

While the fan boys might cry fowl, it seems that in the last few months, Samsung has completely dominated handset rival Apple in terms of overall sales. The official numbers are in and while Apple sold an impressive 17.1 handsets, Samsung managed to shift an unprecedented 27.8 million. “Samsung’s rise has been driven by a blend of elegant hardware designs, …

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Samsung Pushes for Apple iPhone 4S Ban

Apple and Samsung have been battling it out in the court rooms as much as the markets in the past few months, with the stakes looking to be raised again with the latter firm now looking to get the iPhone 4S banned from sale in the US. This comes a few weeks after Apple forced a temporary sales ban on …

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Samsung trying to Block Apple iPhone 4S sales in France and Italy

Continuing the absurd law suits of the smart phone industry, Samsung has announced that they will be attempting to block sales of the iPhone 4S, Apple’s newest iteration of their fan boy loved handset. Presumably this is not only a business move, but a counter cock blocking in retaliation of Apple’s own lawsuit which ended up halting sales of the …

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Samsung trying to ban iPhone 5 in Korea

The patent war between Samsung and Apple has reached a new level. In what is presumed to be a counter “fu*& you” to Apple after the fruity firm forced Samsung’s Galaxy Tab out of Europe and Australia, they are trying to make it impossible for their competitor to sell the still in-development iPhone 5 in the important market of Korea. …

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Samsung Galaxy Tab UK Launch

The  Samsung Galaxy Tab is due for release in the UK very soon, despite Apple cockblocking it in Australia and the rest of Europe. To coincide with this launch, Samsung have released a few videos to accompany it, including this one for the Samsung Crescent Racing team: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SR6YHrYqji8 While you don’t get a look at the actual Tablet until at …

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Apple Cockblocks Samsung in EU

Samsung can temporarily not sell their Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the European Union, except in the Netherlands thanks to an injunction handed down by the courts on behalf of Apple. This is the latest attack by Apple as part of their patent lawsuit against the Korean firm. This order was handed down by a German court. Samsung has responded publicly …

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Apple the Patent Troll

There’s a bit of a cloud hanging over the mobile industry at the moment as Samsung and Apple battle it out in the court room. As it stands, both companies claim – as most mobile firms are doing – that the other stole their technology to create their current handsets. Because they all look basically the same, it seems that …

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Samsung Overtaking Apple in Smartphone Sales

Despite Nokia having held the top spot of smartphone sales in the past few years and Apple recently eclipsing this peak, Samsung looks set to be overtaking that top spot. Neil Mawston, an analyst at Strategy Analytics said that “Samsung is estimated to have sold between 18 million and 21 million smartphones globally in the April-June quarter, compared with 16.7 …

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Samsung Launches Galaxy S II

While South Korea is getting the first taste of Samsung’s latest smartphone, there will be a world wide release soon of the Galaxy S II. This second iteration comes with a dual-core processor, larger screen and has a trimmer handset than before. SK Telecom, KT Corp and LG Uplus carriers in South Korea now have the smartphone available for purchase, …

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