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Samsung Debuts New Galaxy S5, Smart Watch, Fitness Band

Samsung Debuts New Galaxy S5, Smart Watch, Fitness Band

Amy Gilroy February 25, 2014 1

The technology battleground is shifting from the hand to the wrist as smartphone makers focus increasingly on smart watches and fitness bands, declared Reuters following announcements from Samsung at the Mobile World Congress event

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Samsung to Intro Galaxy S5 and Gear 2 on Feb. 24

Samsung to Intro Galaxy S5 and Gear 2 on Feb. 24

Amy Gilroy February 6, 2014 Comments Off

Samsung will introduce a new flagship S5 smartphone and an update to the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch at the Mobile World Congress show, February 24- 27, said The New York Times. The S5 phone will

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New Samsung Smartwatch Falls Short: Reviews

New Samsung Smartwatch Falls Short: Reviews

Amy Gilroy October 2, 2013 Comments Off

The Samsung Galaxy Gear at $300 is a milestone in smartwatch technology because it’s one of the first watches from a key brand that does more than notify you of tweets and texts. The

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Leaked Preview of Samsung Smartwatch

Leaked Preview of Samsung Smartwatch

Amy Gilroy September 3, 2013 Comments Off

Samsung’s “Galaxy Gear” smartwatch is expected to be unveiled on Wednesday, but VentureBeat,com is offering a sneak peak. The watch is expected to focus on

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Samsung Intros Combo Camera/Phone

Samsung Intros Combo Camera/Phone

Amy Gilroy June 13, 2013 Comments Off

Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 Zoom smartphone sports an actual zoom lens camera on the back. The Zoom is a smartphone with a 4.3-inch screen but when its flipped over, it resembles a true digital

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Galaxy S4 Is Now Best Rated Phone at Consumer Reports

Galaxy S4 Is Now Best Rated Phone at Consumer Reports

Amy Gilroy May 21, 2013 Comments Off

Consumer Reports said the Samsung Galaxy S4, is now it top-rated smartphone, dethroning the LG Optimus G, which has enjoyed the top slot for the past several months. The S4 took the honors due

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Samsung Mega Has Even Bigger Screen

Samsung Mega Has Even Bigger Screen

Amy Gilroy April 12, 2013 Comments Off

Samsung this week announced a new line of mega-sized Android phones, appropriately called the Galaxy Mega in 5.8 and 6.3 inch screen sizes. Both the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 run Android

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Samsung S4 to Offer “Eye Scrolling”: NYT

Samsung S4 to Offer “Eye Scrolling”: NYT

Amy Gilroy March 5, 2013 Comments Off

When the Samsung Galaxy S4 debuts on March 14, it will broaden the eye-tracking feature of the S3.  The much anticipated smartphone will get a new “eye scrolling” feature, said The New York Times. The

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Samsung Note III Rumored with 6.3” Screen; 8 Core Processor

Samsung Note III Rumored with 6.3” Screen; 8 Core Processor

Amy Gilroy January 17, 2013 Comments Off

Samsung will offer a Note III smartphone (phablet) with a 6.3 inch screen and an 8 core processor, reports the Korea Times. The leading smartphone maker’s current Note II has been a runaway success;

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It’s a 2-Horse Race in Smartphones Now

Lynn Shannon April 24, 2012 Comments Off

Smartphone makers Apple and Samsung are expected to continue their lead in the smartphone race, and could pull further ahead of the pack. While Apple and Samsung together have about half the market share

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Samsung Galaxy S III Makes Debut May 3

Lynn Shannon April 16, 2012 Comments Off

Samsung Electronics confirmed it will introduce the long awaited 3rd generation of the popular Galaxy S on May 3, said Reuters. Industry watchers are hoping it will add a quad core processor to the

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Satechi Car Mount for Kindle Fire and Galaxy Tab Available

Amy Gilroy April 12, 2012 Comments Off

San Diego, CA – April 11, 2012 – Satechi, a leading mobile accessories manufacturer, announced the availability of the new Car Holder Mount for Amazon Kindle Fire and Samsung Galaxy Tab 7”.  The rotating

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Samsung Intro’s Car Mode App for Toyota

Amy Gilroy February 28, 2012 Comments Off

Samsung Electronics Co. announced it is collaborating with Toyota to create the Samsung Car Mode Application—an in-car solution that seamlessly connects Samsung smartphones to Toyota radios. It will allow smoother integration for Internet services,

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Samsung’s Latest Phone: Galaxy Note

Amy Gilroy February 1, 2012 Comments Off

One of the more “notable” new smartphones shown at CES this month was the Samsung Galaxy Note, sporting a very large 5.3-inch HD Super AMOLED screen. (Think about that in terms of use for

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New Nexus on Verizon Gets Rave Reviews

Amy Gilroy December 16, 2011 Comments Off

“This is easily the best smartphone to ever hit Verizon Wireless,” said the Boy Genius Report (BGR) Wednesday while  Mashable called the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon  “the best Android phone ever produced.”

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The Motorola Droid Bionic is Now on Sale; Reviews

Amy Gilroy September 8, 2011 Comments Off

The Motorola Droid Bionic–Verizon’s first dual-core 4G LTE phone– is now available  after a long delay and a product overhaul even before coming to market. Following its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show last

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Sony’s Tablets Too High Priced?

Amy Gilroy September 1, 2011 Comments Off

Sony finally announced pricing and began preorders on its pair of tablets at $499 and $599, but reviewers say that’s too close to the iPad’s pricing for Sony to become the number two tablet

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Samsung May Outshine Apple in Smartphone Sales

Lynn Shannon July 25, 2011 Comments Off

Watch out Apple.  Samsung sales of smartphones may have outpaced or matched those of Apple for the first time, according to an analyst. Samsung, which makes Android-based smartphones, sold between 18 and 21 million

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Two Smartphones to Watch

Amy Gilroy May 11, 2011 Comments Off

Among the smartphones to watch are the Samsung Galaxy S II which is already selling like hotcakes overseas. Then there’s one of the tiniest smartphones—the webOS-based HP Veer, which goes on sale through AT&T

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Hyundai Tablet Car

Amy Gilroy February 16, 2011 1

Yes, we’ve heard of “smartphone cars” that integrate the car radio with a smartphone but Hyundai is looking to develop a “tablet car.” Hyundai is talking to Samsung about developing cars with their own

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