Samsung, LG Market Share Slows While Huawei and Lenovo Surge in Q2 2014

Samsung, LG Market Share Slows While Huawei and Lenovo Surge in Q2 2014

No one can deny the success Samsung has had with Android over the past couple of years.  Ever since launching the original Galaxy S phone all the way back in the summer of 2010 it has made itself into a worldwide phenomenon, now reigning supreme as the king of smartphone sales worldwide.  Now, however, we’re […]

Samsung Galaxy Avant Lands on T-Mobile Shelves today! Can be Yours for $216

Samsung Galaxy Avant Lands on T-Mobile Shelves today! Can be Yours for $216

Here we have yet another Samsung phone launching, this time on T-Mobile only. This is the Galaxy Avant, which we’ve heard a bit about in the past few weeks. For those wondering, yes, the Galaxy Avant does support T-Mobile’s 700MHz network which they’ll be launching later this year. So most phones coming out of T-Mobile […]

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Will be Announced August 4

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Will be Announced August 4

Our source has just hit us up with the long rumored and elusive Samsung Galaxy Alpha – actual photos and the release date of August 4!  Usually, once the newest Galaxy S device is released in the Spring, we turn our sights to the Fall and look forward to the next Galaxy Note…but this year […]

New Samsung Patents Reveal Rounded Smartwatch Displays?

New Samsung Patents Reveal Rounded Smartwatch Displays?

The Electronics Giant Samsung has by far the widest range of smart watches available on the market. Practically being a pioneer in the smartwatch realm, Samsung has seen competition arise since Google released Android Wear at their I/O this year. The LG G Watch and the Moto 360 are just two of the three Android […]

Samsung Has Enhanced The Kid’s Store On Galaxy S5 And Galaxy Tab S

Samsung Has Enhanced The Kid’s Store On Galaxy S5 And Galaxy Tab S

Samsung will sell products or services to anybody they think will buy them – and kids are no exception.  On their new Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab S, Samsung is introducing an update to their Kids Store features that are available in Kids Mode on those particular devices. The Kid’s Store offers both free and […]

AH Primetime: The Dominance of Samsung and Apple Are Being Challenged by Newcomers

AH Primetime: The Dominance of Samsung and Apple Are Being Challenged by Newcomers

Netbiscuits Web Trends Report for the second quarter of 2014 predicts some interesting trends based on their sampling of web traffic – “almost one billion page impressions per month.”  This quarter they looked at how the mobile phone brands and marketers should prepare for the future in order to offer the best-in-class Web experience.  They […]

Samsung Now Selling Phones Directly Through Its Website in Europe

Samsung Now Selling Phones Directly Through Its Website in Europe

Many manufacturers nowadays have figured out that customers don’t always like to buy their phones from a retail chain, rather sometimes it’s just better to order the device straight from the manufacturer itself.  This can sometimes get you additional discounts or other offers that a retail chain might not be able to offer, and while […]

Samsung, Apple, and LG Lose Smartphone Marketshare in Q2 2014

Samsung, Apple, and LG Lose Smartphone Marketshare in Q2 2014

As usual, IDC has just released their smartphone marketshare numbers for Q2 2014, which ended on June 30th. We’ve already seen the tablet marketshare numbers, and they were right where we expected them to be. Now we’re looking at smartphone numbers. Now remember that this isn’t just the US, but the entire world. It’s interesting […]

Samsung applies for Gear S Trademark, Could it be the Gear Solo?

Samsung applies for Gear S Trademark, Could it be the Gear Solo?

Samsung owns a decent part of the wearable market right now, which isn’t surprising as they do have 5 smartwatches out there already, and all released in less than 12 months. There’s the Galaxy Gear which was released alongside the Galaxy Note 3 last September. There’s also the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear […]