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Apple vs. Samsung docs reveal Galaxy Tab was a flop and Samsung knew it

04/11/2014, 03:04 am

Top secret sales data revealed during the Apple vs. Samsung trial this week shows that Samsung knew that the Galaxy Tab sales figures (and overall Android tablet sales) it and various market research groups had fed to the media were not even remotely true.

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Samsung's #Galaxy11 viral ad fumbles when Franz Beckenbauer tweets from iPhone

12/03/2013, 06:12 pm

A global ad campaign to promote Samsung devices, involving soccer stars and an alien invasion story, instead revealed that the fantasy campaign's star manager Franz Beckenbauer tweets from his iPhone, not a Galaxy device.

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Samsung again caught doping benchmarks for Galaxy Note 3

10/01/2013, 01:10 pm

An early review of Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 noted that it "scores really, really well in benchmark tests," but also explained that edge is achieved through some phony doping that kicks in a steroid boost only when running synthetic benchmark apps.

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 goes beyond carrier locking, implements region locks

09/26/2013, 12:09 pm

Customers are up in arms as news comes that the SIM-unlocked version of Samsung's latest Note "phablet" features DVD-style region locking, meaning that frequent intercontinental travelers must pay carrier roaming rates to use their devices on a cellular network overseas.

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Samsung follows Apple's lead, announces new gold edition of Galaxy S4

09/25/2013, 08:09 am

Just days after Apple's new gold iPhone 5s went on sale, Samsung has announced the new Galaxy S4 "Gold Edition," though the back of the device retains the same plastic design as other models.

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Not to be outdone by Apple's iPhone 5s, Samsung pledges 64-bit chips in next Galaxy phones

09/12/2013, 09:09 am

After Apple announced that the A7 chip in its iPhone 5s will be the first 64-bit smartphone processor on the market, Samsung quickly revealed that its next-generation Galaxy handsets will also go 64-bit.

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Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 & Gear media blitz in Times Square

09/04/2013, 04:09 pm

Samsung spared no expense hyping the unveiling of its Galaxy Note 3 smartphone and Galaxy Gear smart watch in New York City on Wednesday, utilizing prime real estate in Times Square for a live music performance, a video stream of its keynote presentation, and an opportunity for pedestrians to be among the first to try out its latest gadgets.

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Samsung clone of Apple's Passbook hits Google Play for some Galaxy devices

08/09/2013, 10:08 am

Samsung's answer to Apple's Passbook feature has arrived on the Google Play Store for Android, giving select Galaxy device owners the ability to store tickets, coupons, and more.

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Resale value of Apple's iPhone 4 increased 10% since April, Galaxy S III dropped 27%

08/07/2013, 08:08 am

The resale value of iPhone 4 in the U.S. has actually grown by more than 10 percent since April, a new survey has found, while Samsung's smartphone lineup can't command the same used prices as Apple.

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Samsung Electronics has not dethroned Apple, Inc. in mobile profits

07/27/2013, 06:07 pm

A report by Strategy Analytics is getting lots of attention, but its core implication that Samsung Electronics is now leading Apple, Inc. in profits is simply not accurate.

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Smash & grab iPhone thief caught after leaving his Samsung Galaxy behind

07/12/2013, 01:07 pm

A man who broke into a Springfield, VA wireless store smashed a display case and grabbed "several iPhones," but was apprehended after police discovered he had left behind his Samsung Galaxy.

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Apple says it may file new patent suit targeting Samsung Galaxy S4

06/27/2013, 09:06 am

A judge this week rejected Apple from adding Samsung's new flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone to an existing lawsuit, causing Apple to signal it may file a new suit to target the device.

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Samsung shares slide amid Galaxy S4 sales concerns, mimicking Apple's own losses

06/07/2013, 08:06 am

Amid concerns that sales of the Galaxy S4 could disappoint, shares of Samsung fell more than 6 percent on Friday, in a selloff that mimics Apple's own losses driven by investor pessimism starting in late 2012.

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Galaxy S4 tops sales at Verizon, Sprint & T-Mobile stores; Apple's iPhone 5 leads at AT&T

06/05/2013, 03:06 pm

While Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, unsurprisingly took the top spot at three of the four major U.S. carriers' stores in the month of May, Apple's eight-month-old iPhone 5 still remained the most popular smartphone at AT&T retail.

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Samsung's new Galaxy Core targets lower end of smartphone market

05/06/2013, 12:05 pm

Chief Apple rival Samsung is leaving no corner of the smartphone market unaddressed, as the tech giant revealed on Monday the Galaxy Core, which packs many of the features of its high end model into a lower-cost handset.

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iPhone 5, Galaxy S4 launch tweets show Apple still has more cachet than Samsung

03/27/2013, 04:03 pm

Apple's iPhone continues to overshadow Samsung in consumer appeal, as a quick look at Twitter activity during the two tech giants' flagship device announcements shows the latest iPhone 5 netted more five times as many messages compared to the Galaxy S4, says one analyst.

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Samsung challenges Apple's iPhone with new Galaxy S4

03/14/2013, 07:03 pm

Samsung on Thursday revealed its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, with features like photos with sound from a 13MP rear-facing camera, language translation, group media streaming, infrared gesture control and more.

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Samsung spent $68M more than Apple on 2012 phone ads, increased budget fivefold

03/13/2013, 06:03 am

According to new research released on Tuesday, Samsung spent a whopping $401 million on U.S. print, television, billboards and internet advertisements in 2012, leapfrogging past HTC and its biggest rival Apple, which in 2011 outspent the Korean firm more than three to one.

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Samsung exec: Galaxy S IV's plastic body balances manufacturability and 'premium feel'

03/05/2013, 04:03 pm

In an interview on Tuesday, Samsung's executive vice president of mobile Y.H. Lee said that the company's forthcoming flagship handset will carry over the use of plastic materials in a bid to strike a balance between manufacturing efficiency and customer demand for a "premium feeling" product.

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Samsung's unannounced Galaxy S IV rumored to feature eye-tracking technology

03/04/2013, 04:03 pm

With the official unveiling of the Galaxy S IV just a week and a half away, a new report claims Samsung's next flagship handset will track users' eyes to automatically scroll content.

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