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Samsung Plans 'Rugged' Version of Galaxy S 4 Phone

Samsung Galaxy S IV- WSJ

Samsung is planning to launch a new eight-inch tablet and a new smartphone built to withstand harsh environments this summer and designed to appeal to business and government clients.


Five Reviews Of The Samsung Galaxy S4

As the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone breaks cover around the world, a number of US writers have early reviews of the flagship Android phone from Samsung. While none of the reviews are glowing, it's clear that the South Korean manufacturer has not taken any risks with the handsets, making it a little bit bigger, the specs a little bit higher, the size and weight a little bit smaller, and so on.


Samsung to open mini-stores inside Best Buy

Best Buy - Star Tribune

Samsung Electronics is giving Apple a run for its money by setting up mini-stores inside 1,400 Best Buy stores in the U.S... The Samsung mini-stores, which will open inside Best Buy locations by the end of June, will showcase smartphones, tablet computers, cameras, laptops and TVs, and will provide customer support similar to the “Genius Bar” at Apple stores, the New York Times reported.


Samsung's new Galaxy S 4 costs $50 more than iPhone 5

AT&T said it will start pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and will charge $250, making the hot Android phone $50 more than Apple's entry-level iPhone 5, its biggest competitor.The new phone is expected to be offered by all carriers, but AT&T is the first to announce pre-orders for the phone, beginning April 16.


Google Smart Watch Said to Face Off Against Apple, Samsung

Smart Watch

Just in case you’re not convinced yet that 2013 is the year of the smart watch, a new report says that Google is developing one of its own to compete against Samsung’s confirmed device and Apple’s rumored iWatch. According to the Financial Times, Google’s Motorola Mobility unit is working on a wearable connected companion for Android smartphone.


Samsung developing wristwatch, looks to get ahead of Apple

Samsung Logo - Washington Post

A Samsung executive has told Bloomberg that his company, too, is developing a smart watch that could set up yet another product war with its smartphone rival, Apple.


Galaxy S4: Lukewarm reactions to Samsung’s new phone

Samsung announced a barrage of new features for its Galaxy S4 smartphone on Thursday meant to dazzle smartphone buyers: everything from touchless controls to new implementations of face-recognition technology. Read full article >>


Hands-off with the Samsung Galaxy S IV

Samsung Galaxy SIV - CNN

When is a touchscreen not a touchscreen? Increasingly, it's when your smartphone reads your eyes, gestures and movements to perform basic functions without tapping the screen at all. That was Samsung's point Thursday with the rollout of the new Galaxy S IV, the latest from the company's flagship line and the first Android-based phone to seriously challenge Apple's iPhone for dominance in the mobile market. The phone will be available on all major U.S. carriers by the end of April.


Apple's Schiller blasts Android, Samsung on Galaxy's eve

Apple Inc marketing chief Phil Schiller attacked Google Inc's "fragmented" Android software and its biggest adopter, Samsung Electronics, a day before the Korean firm takes the wraps off its latest flagship smartphone in the United States.


Samsung loses case versus Apple in UK

South Korean phone-maker Samsung loses another patent fight against rival Apple, in the UK High Court.


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