Android 4.4 news frenzy and temporarily setting our eyes on a much awaited update to Samsung's previous flagship, the Galaxy S III. The smartphone, along with a bunch of other recent and somewhat recent Samsung smartphones, are scheduled to receive an upgrade to Android 4.3. And now there's a leaked build of that firmware going around the Internet.
Google and some of its Android device partners are currently being targeted by a patent lawsuit ironically revolving around search and advertising, the very heart of Google's business and profits. The plaintiff, in this case, is the Rockstar consortium that outbid the giant over purchasing patents from the bankrupt Nortel Networks.
AnTuTu's top 10 list might help make that just a tad easier.
talk lately within the display manufacturing industry that some tablet makers are looking towards putting out devices with 12-inch or larger screens in order to differentiate themselves from an over-saturated 7- and 10-inch tablet market. It seems that there is some credence to that rumor and Samsung might be the first to the scene.
gaining ground in the tablet sector, according to a recent study by IDC. Though Apple remains the king of tablets, Android is growing rapidly, and eating into Apple’s dominance. Results from the third quarter of 2013 show overall sales are up, but Apple has leveled off.
ready to start mass producing curved batteries, which will apparently power their new Galaxy Round smartphone. That device, which is technically the first curved smartphone this year, had a 2,800mAh battery on board. The LG G Flex, by comparison, had an appropriately sized 3,500mAh battery packed in.
Samsung has been topping the charts. This latest report even credited the recently Galaxy Note 3 launch as helping Samsung.
Samsung Galaxy Round, which, despite the odd appearance, turned out to be quite acceptable, if not almost too plain.
Samsung and LG are to be believed, the next smartphone battleground will be around flexible or curved displays in hand-sized proportions. But for now, it all sounds too much like a gimmick. That, however, may not be the case, at least based on some hands-on experiments done by DisplayMate Technologies, a company that specializes in display calibration, optimization, and consultancy.