Samsung
samsung
2013
September
techcrunch.com
6 years ago
It's that time of the week for CrunchWeek, the show that brings a few of us TechCrunch writers together in the TCTV studio to chat about the most interesting tech news stories from the past seven days. This week, Greg Kumparak, Jordan Crook and I ...
computerworld.com
6 years ago
Computerworld - Everybody's been waiting for the smartwatch revolution to begin, and for major companies (other than Sony) to unveil their long-awaited offerings in this new era of mobility. Samsung announced this week their Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
reviews.cnet.com
6 years ago
Sony's latest wearable tech creation, the SmartWatch 2 (SW2) is attractively styled, water-resistant, and sports plenty of apps and watch faces. The Samsung Galaxy Gear is a strong contender too, running a specially tweaked version of Android powered ...
businessweek.com
6 years ago
Swatch (UHR:VX) has made a self-winding timepiece with just 51 components. As Samsung (005930:KS) and other tech giants race to bring smartwatches to the public, slashing the number of moving parts in a timepiece is what counts as an extraordinary ...
latimes.com
6 years ago
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Gear earlier this week, and it seems to be more advanced than any other smartwatch we've ever seen. The Galaxy Gear has a touch screen, can be used to make voice calls, run apps and shoot photos and videos. And Samsung ...
usatoday.com
6 years ago
Nobody envies the guy who has to get up on stage after that kind of TV debut, but Samsung appliance rep Andreas Seidler got to unveil a new fridge with a see-through secondary door and zone-based organization. It's billed as a way to get more out of ...
forbes.com
6 years ago
This week's news of Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's mobile device unit and Samsung's exciting advance of the “smartwatch” category with its Galaxy Gear offers up a Marketing 101 course on how companies that follow and live their positioning ...
reviews.cnet.com
6 years ago
BERLIN -- With eight-core processing power and 3GB of RAM hidden under its louche leather-look frame, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) could be the most powerful tablet ever made. The new Note 10.1 for 2014 was unveiled alongside the ...
huffingtonpost.com
6 years ago
The early reviews are in, and few seem thrilled with the Galaxy Gear, the so-called smartwatch that the South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced this week. The Galaxy Gear syncs with your Samsung Galaxy smartphone -- only one model for now, ...
usatoday.com
6 years ago
BERLIN — Samsung officially showed off its new massive 98-inch S9 TV in Berlin at the IFA show, about a week after releasing details on its Samsung Tomorrow website. According to that site, the monster TV is aimed at commercial use — likely with a ...
reuters.com
6 years ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co, the world's largest maker of televisions, expects a recovery in the TV market in the second half of this year, helped by an improving U.S. economy and the launch of new high-end sets. With LCD TV prices ...
washingtonpost.com
6 years ago
It's a good week to love gadgets. Several major consumer electronics companies are showing off their best new products for the IFA consumer electronics conference in Berlin, prepping consumers for the coming holiday season. Samsung, Sony and LG, ...
gigaom.com
6 years ago
Samsung's Galaxy Gear will reportedly support non-Samsung smartphones and tablets once those devices get Bluetooth 4.0 LE support. That's great, but how will the Samsung-specific features translate over? Non-Samsung devices don't have S-Voice and ...
qz.com
6 years ago
The design of Samsung's new smart watch suggests that the company has yet to answer the fundamental question of what a smart watch is for. But Dallas, Texas-based PHTL seems to have answered that question. In PHTL's vision, articulated in the ...
dfw.cbslocal.com
6 years ago
Samsung will start shipping the $299 Gear smartwatch in September, ahead of a similar product expected from Apple. I had a chance to play with a pre-production unit for about 10 minutes and briefly with the version that Samsung announced Wednesday in ...
reviews.cnet.com
6 years ago
... Miller/ CNET). Pushing to make the industry dream of 4K TVs a market reality, Samsung unveiled a mammoth new 98-inch S9 model on Thursday at the IFA electronics show and, perhaps more notably, an OLED prototype with the higher screen resolution.
cnbc.com
6 years ago
On a warm late summer's evening in the German capital of Berlin, hundreds gathered at the Tempodrom - a venue resembling a mix between a cathedral and a circus tent. The packed out audience was here to worship a new product - the first smartwatch from ...
euronews.com
6 years ago
Electronics giant Samsung has unveiled its first smartwatch – a web-enabled device that can take calls, view photos or access instant messaging. The launch of the Galaxy Gear means Samsung – currently the world's best-selling smartphone maker – has ...
washingtonpost.com
6 years ago
NEW YORK — Samsung is giving its latest Galaxy Note smartphone a stylish makeover. The Galaxy Note 3 has a soft, leather-like back. It feels like you're holding a fancy leather-bound journal. Grooves on the side of the big-screen phone make it easier ...
abcnews.go.com
6 years ago
New phones are continually coming out. Which should you buy? Here's a summary of The Associated Press' recent phone reviews, including Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 phone, which was announced Wednesday and is coming later this year. — ANDROID ...
money.cnn.com
6 years ago
Don't mistake Samsung's effort on the Galaxy Gear for innovation. The smartwatch it showed off on Wednesday is far from innovative. It's unimaginative, reductive and maybe even retrograde. Sure, Samsung's Galaxy Gear is the most advanced "smartwatch" ...
usatoday.com
6 years ago
Can Samsung change that? A high-tech watch, such as the two-way radio and TV wristwatches used by Dick Tracy in the comics more than four decades ago, was among those futuristic devices foreshadowed in science fiction. But along the way, the ...
technologyreview.com
6 years ago
Along with the watch, called the Galaxy Gear, Samsung executives announced an oversized 5.5-inch smartphone (or “phablet”)—the Galaxy Note 3—and a tablet called the Galaxy Note 10.1. All three devices will be available in 149 countries beginning on ...
bits.blogs.nytimes.com
6 years ago
J.K. Shin, president of Samsung mobile communications, presented the company's new Galaxy Gear watch John Macdougall/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images J.K. Shin, president of Samsung mobile communications, presented the company's new ...
theverge.com
6 years ago
Nokia just sold its devices and services unit to Microsoft this week, and it's clearly feeling fairly confident about its future prospects. In a Twitter post from its German account, Nokia is issuing a KitKat themed death threat to Samsung's Android ...
slate.com
6 years ago
When it became clear that Samsung was set to unveil a smartwatch this week, expectations were modest. For decades kids and techies have dreamed of owning a modern-day version of the Dick Tracy watch, a mobile device that can tell time, make calls, and ...
nydailynews.com
6 years ago
Samsung Electronics on Wednesday took the wraps off the Galaxy Gear, a wrist-worn gadget that can be used for making phone calls, taking photos and other tasks. Dick Tracy's two-way wrist radio was the fictional forebear of the new Samsung Galaxy ...
theguardian.com
6 years ago
Dick Tracy would be in heaven. The cartoon secret agent who had a "wrist TV", which he could also use to make calls, would on Wednesday have had three new "smartwatches" to choose from as Samsung, Sony and Qualcomm jockeyed for position in a ...
bloomberg.com
6 years ago
The most common reaction to Samsung's new Galaxy Mega smartphone may be: You've got to be kidding. The Mega is a phone in only the loosest sense of the word. True, it runs Google (GOOG)'s Android operating system, has a built-in microphone and ...
techland.time.com
6 years ago
It's big. It's gaudy. It's packed with fancy hardware and comes loaded with software features–some of which you'd probably never use. No, I'm not talking about Samsung's Galaxy Note 3. The device I refer to is the Samsung Galaxy Gear, the company's ...
bgr.com
6 years ago
It wasn't much of a surprise when Samsung finally unveiled its new Galaxy Note 3 smartphone on Wednesday. Forget the fact that Samsung's marketing boss had already confirmed the announcement was coming, the Galaxy Note 3′s specs have basically ...
marketwatch.com
6 years ago
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Samsung Electronics lifted the wraps on its first smartwatch on Wednesday, while Qualcomm Inc. surprised crowds at its developers conference with its own wearable device. Samsung's (KRX:KR:005930) Galaxy Gear was ...
pcworld.com
6 years ago
Samsung Knox smartphones will include mobile security software from Lookout to protect business users from mobile threats, the San Francisco company said Tuesday. The deal is part of Lookout's plan to build and offer security products for businesses ...
cbsnews.com
6 years ago
Samsung announced Wednesday at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) trade show in Berlin three additions to its product line: a brand new Galaxy Gear smartwatch, an update to its phone-tablet hybrid, the Galaxy Note III and Note 10.1 tablet. The ...
online.wsj.com
6 years ago
Samsung, which raced ahead of Apple Inc. last year to become the world's biggest maker of smartphones, is attempting to shake off long-running criticism that it has been a follower rather than an innovator in the competitive market for high-end devices.
engadget.com
6 years ago
This week's Galaxy Gear prototype leak didn't leave much to the imagination. Samsung's new wearable was expected to debut with a built-in camera, speakers and a relatively clunky design, all of which are indeed present on the device we're meeting today.
chicagotribune.com
6 years ago
Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a smartwatch with a small screen offering basic functions like photos, hands-free calls and instant messaging, aimed to work as an accessory to its Galaxy smartphones. The world's top handset maker hopes the Galaxy Gear ...
bloomberg.com
6 years ago
Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) set the price of its Galaxy Gear at $299 as the biggest maker of smartphones beats Apple Inc. (AAPL) in unveiling a wristwatch device that can make phone calls, surf the Web and take photos. Featuring a 1.63-inch ...
reuters.com
6 years ago
BERLIN/SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Qualcomm Inc unveiled smartwatches on Wednesday, tapping a potential "wearables" market worth an estimated $50 billion as the high-end mobile phone market becomes saturated.
abcnews.go.com
6 years ago
Samsung's Galaxy Gear, a new computing device worn like a wristwatch, is certain to pique much curiosity when it starts being seen in public. The intensely black rectangular screen and orange strap on the wrist of a Samsung executive immediately caught ...
washingtonpost.com
6 years ago
Samsung took a big leap into the world of wearable tech Wednesday, releasing a smartwatch that the company hopes will solidify its place atop the consumer electronics market. Samsung executive JK Shin showed off the Galaxy Gear on his wrist at a launch ...
techcrunch.com
6 years ago
Well, there we go ladies and gentlemen. After much anticipation, Samsung's Galaxy Gear is here, and, at first glance, it's not quite as strange as some earlier reports made it out to be. In case you don't care about any of the following information and ...
cnn.com
6 years ago
London (CNN) -- Samsung just launched their next, new, big time product. It's the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Are you kidding? What the heck is a smartwatch anyway? Who needs it? Are we simply going too far? Do we really need yet one more piece of ...
techcrunch.com
6 years ago
Well, there we go ladies and gentlemen. After much anticipation, Samsung's Galaxy Gear is here, and, at first glance, it's not quite as strange as some earlier reports made it out to be. In case you don't care about any of the following information and ...
cnet.com
6 years ago
Samsung exec shows Gear smartwatch, Note 3 at NYC event. Gregory Lee, president of Samsung Telecommunications America, shows off the company's new smartwatch and phablet during an event in Times Square. Shara Tibken. by Shara Tibken ...
mashable.com
6 years ago
Samsung unveiled the third generation of its big-screen Note smartphone line, the Galaxy Note 3, at events in New York City's Times Square and Berlin on Wednesday. In evolving the Note line, Samsung says it's attempted to make the phone "slimmer ...
usatoday.com
6 years ago
Tech giant Samsung finally announced its long-rumored Galaxy Gear smartwatch at a trade show in Berlin on Wednesday, kicking off what will likely be a tech battle over consumers' wrists. The smartwatch will launch in October, and be available in six ...
abcnews.go.com
6 years ago
The time has come. Quite literally. Samsung is set to unveil its Galaxy Gear smartwatch today along with its next version of its Galaxy Note at a press conference at the IFA technology tradeshow in Berlin. In interviews, Samsung executives have been ...
washingtonpost.com
6 years ago
Samsung is prepping for a big day Wednesday, when the Korean tech giant is expected to reveal two highly anticipated products in its bid for dominance in the consumer electronics world. The company is staging another one of its major launch events ...
reuters.com
6 years ago
Samsung Electronics, which undershot analysts' earnings estimates in April-to-June in a rare miss, said on Wednesday that it would meet with 400 investors and analysts in Seoul on November 6 to talk about its longer-term growth strategy. Samsung's ...