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Review: Samsung T7 Touch SSD builds upon the T5 in every way

01/21/2020, 10:01 am

Samsung's T-lineup portable media has been increasingly popular over the years. Most recently, the T5 has been the go-to choice for those who need reliable, compact, fast portable storage. The T7 Touch builds on that, improving in nearly every way possible.

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Samsung names Taemoon Roh as new smartphone chief

01/20/2020, 10:01 am

Samsung's smartphone division has a new person in charge, with the South Korean electronics giant naming Taemoon Roh as the person in charge of its attempts to take on Apple's iPhone with its Galaxy device lineup.

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Samsung skips from Galaxy S10 to 'S20' for upcoming refresh

01/13/2020, 09:01 am

The next model in Samsung's Galaxy S product line will feature a quad-camera array, but apparently won't have the name "S11," as leaked images of the smartphone show Samsung is skipping a number of generations by going for the name "Galaxy S20."

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Apple defends privacy stance & FBI wants iPhones unlocked on the AppleInsider Podcast

01/10/2020, 08:01 am

Victor and William discuss Apple's rising sales in China, the FBI's renewed pressure on encryption backdoors, and Samsung's innovative icon design practice.

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CES 2020: Best of Monitors

01/08/2020, 11:01 am

Much of the CES 2020 showroom floor is dedicated to displays packing new technologies that could easily be connected to a Mac or MacBook. AppleInsider collects some of the announcements worth investigating.

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CES 2020: Best of hard drives and SSDs

01/08/2020, 07:01 am

Mac users who handle large files on a regular basis have the need to upgrade the amount of storage available to them over time. At CES 2020, many manufacturers offered drives and enclosures to help those with lofty storage requirements.

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Samsung's designers copying Apple again in Samsung Pass icons

01/07/2020, 12:01 pm

Glance at that Face ID icon as your phone unlocks, and see if you can spot a similarity to what Samsung has revealed as the symbol for its new Samsung Pass.

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Samsung expected to unveil Galaxy S11 on Feb. 11

01/06/2020, 07:01 pm

Samsung plans to hold its first Galaxy Unpacked event of 2020 on Feb. 11, where the company is expected to unveil a new flagship handset and, potentially, a fresh foldable design similar to the Motorola Razr.

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South Korean investors increasingly bet big on Apple

01/06/2020, 01:01 pm

During the last quarter of 2019, investors in South Korea bought almost $60 million of Apple shares. In a region dominated by Samsung, this made Apple the biggest foreign company for investors.

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CES 2020: Samsung confuses with tease of Galaxy S10 Lite & Note 10 Lite

01/03/2020, 11:01 am

Samsung is hyping its CES 2020 presence by launching the Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite, but what we know so far about the devices are a mish-mash of specification changes versus the parent devices

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China's BOE set to become Apple's second-largest OLED screen supplier in 2021

12/30/2019, 08:12 am

Sources in the supply chain say that BOE will provide 45 million OLED display panels for the iPhone, making it second only to Samsung, and exceeding LG.

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Apple earned 66% of the entire smartphone market's profits in 2019

12/19/2019, 08:12 am

Research claims that while the entire market's smartphone profits declined by around a tenth in 2019, Apple continued to dominate with 66% of all profits and the nearest competitor being Samsung on just 17%.

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A7: How Apple's custom 64-bit silicon embarrassed the industry

12/02/2019, 09:12 am

After delivering just the first three generations of its custom ARM Application Processors between 2010 and 2012, Apple had already reached parity with market-leading mobile chip designers, even while breaking from the Cortex-A15 road map established by ARM to launch its own new Swift core. Apple's next moves embarrassed the industry even further while setting the stage for initiatives that are playing out today.

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'iPhone 12' line expected to use two different OLED screen technologies

11/27/2019, 10:11 am

The three models of 'iPhone 12' expected for 2020 will all have OLED-based screens instead of splitting between LCD and OLED, a report claims, but the two higher-tier models are tipped to continue using a better display than the lower-cost variant.

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AT&T to roll out true 5G to consumers in 'weeks'

11/22/2019, 11:11 am

It's still chiefly a lower-speed version of the technology, but genuine 5G is shortly to reach 'tens of millions' of AT&T customers across the US. True full speed 5G for businesses is also expanding.

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Editorial: Steve Jobs shared secrets of Apple's iPad but nobody listened

11/11/2019, 07:11 am

Before he passed away, Steve Jobs uncharacteristically shared some strategic insights in public on what would make tablets successful. Rather than the rest of the industry benefiting from his observations, critics and competitors insisted he was wrong and set out to prove it.

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A4 to A5: How Apple outflanked its fragmented competition in silicon

11/07/2019, 10:11 am

Apple's A4 project helped deliver the custom silicon for the very first iPad, positioning the company in a race against time with the world's leading mobile chip designers. Although it ran into stiff competition along the way, Apple succeeded with an implementation that was markedly different from its peers. Here's how they did it.

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Apple Watch continues to dominate the smartwatch market

11/07/2019, 10:11 am

The Apple Watch continues to be the biggest name in smartwatches, analysis from Strategy Analytics claims, with Apple close to owning half of the global smartwatch market following its performance in the last quarter.

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Apple's iPad still leading global tablet market despite Amazon surge

11/06/2019, 10:11 am

Apple has continued to maintain its dominance in the global tablet market in the last quarter, according to Strategy Analytics, but major online retailer Amazon has overtaken Samsung to become its nearest rival, in part due to its promotion of Prime Day.

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How Apple's dramatic rise in computing flipped an OS myth

11/05/2019, 09:11 am

The history of personal computing is often told in terms of operating systems: the dramatic battle between IBM's DOS PC vs Apple's Macintosh; the emergence of fiefdoms of promising independents such as Amiga OS, NeXTSTEP and BeOS; and ultimately the crushing destruction of any PC OS competition under the homogenous, global and permanent rule of Microsoft's Windows platform. But these stories often resulted in inaccurate conclusions, because the OS platform wasn't the only important factor in picking winners and losers.

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