Tag Archives: Galaxy

What the iWatch needs to succeed

So as some of you may well know, I harbour something resembling an intense hatred of wearable technology. Some of this stems from a stubborn predisposition against watches, and some of it comes from a logical examination of the concept of wearable technology. To summarise my feelings on the latter, I would argue that current smartwatches aren’t capable…

Like Apple’s Touch ID, Samsung Galaxy S5 is rumored to ship with fingerprint sensor in home button

Reports today are suggesting that Samsung’s Galaxy S5 will ship with a revolutionary fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button. Hang on… The rumor comes from SamMobile, which claims that the biometric security built into Samsung’s next flagship device will require you to swipe your entire fingerprint across the home button at a “moderate…

Samsung: We stole from Apple and we owe a ‘huge sum’

Ever since Apple accused Samsung of copying its products, the rivalry between the companies has increased in intensity and has led to multiple bitter court battles over whether or not Samsung truly copied Apple’s devices. Apple supporters will, of course, claim that the similarities between devices such as the iPhone and the original Galaxy S are more…

Samsung Galaxy Gear and the Apple ‘iWatch’ [Editorial]

This week at IFA in Berlin Samsung revealed its Galaxy Gear smartwatch. It features a 1.63-inch AMOLED touchscreen, a 1.9MP camera on the strap, 4GB on-board storage, 2 microphones, Bluetooth 4.0 and LE connectivity, pedometer and runs a variety of Samsung and third-party apps with an estimated 24 hours of battery life. It receives notifications,…

Study: Apple users more loyal, more well educated than Samsung users

Apple has long been seen as a company that achieves consumers’ loyalty. There are many so-called “Apple fanboys” (pretty much every writer for this site counts), and that is simply because people that buy Apple products fall in love with them and stay loyal to the company. At least that’s the stereotype. However, some may wonder how that works for Samsung….

iPhone thief gets caught by forgetting his Samsung Galaxy at scene

The Washington Post is reporting that a robbery involving the theft of iPhones at a store in Springfield, Illinois was solved after police found – get this – the robber’s Samsung Galaxy phone. Authorities were able to track the account linked to the device of 25 year old Travis Montgomery Snyder after finding it “inside the front door of the store, under…

iPhone 5 and Galaxy S4 outsold by BlackBerry Q10 in France

The BlackBerry Q10 is looking to be pretty popular over in Europe, unlike here in the US. The Q10 has already outsold the Galaxy S4 in England, and apparently it outsold not only the Samsung Galaxy S4, but also Apple’s iPhone 5 in France. That’s right, according to Seeking Alpha, Apple’s and Samsung’s flagship devices, the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S4,…