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Chitika data shows Samsung Galaxy S dominance with 7, 10.1-inch tablets

Chitika data shows Samsung Galaxy S dominance with 7, 10.1-inch tablets

The folks behind the network known as Chitika, generally known for their advertising network, has shown data detailing the breakdown of Samsung mobile devices during the month of December, 2013. The study seeks online ad-impressions across all Android devices, breaking down smartphone and tablet data, then by devices, showing here what they suggest is “the largest single Android manufacturer traffic source”, suggesting also that Samsung’s tablet share in the United States in web usage trails behind Apple’s iPad and all tablet devices (combined, as a brand) made by Amazon.

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Samsung KNOX flaw leaves Galaxy S 4 compromised say researchers

Samsung KNOX flaw leaves Galaxy S 4 compromised say researchers

Samsung's KNOX security system on the Galaxy S 4 has a significant security hole that could allow data believed secure to be intercepted, including messages, browser use, and files transferred, researchers claim, though the South Korean company denies the seriousness of the supposed flaw. KNOX, which Samsung launched at Mobile World Congress earlier this year, is the company's attempt to take on BlackBerry in the enterprise, creating secure partitions on the phone for business and personal use. However, researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev claim to have discovered a flaw in KNOX that allows data to be easily intercepted, despite supposedly being protected by the system.

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Samsung hires Apple Store designer for competing retail locations

Samsung hires Apple Store designer for competing retail locations

There's little doubt that Samsung is growing in more than just smartphone sales, and it would appear that the company is setting out to prove it. A recent tipped hire of a former Apple Store designer suggests that the company is ready to bring on the heat to full-fledged retail stores, likely in a fashion not unlike the Microsoft Store wave that hit over the past several years.

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Samsung Galaxy S 5 tipped to arrive by MWC in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy S 5 tipped to arrive by MWC in South Korea

The Samsung Galaxy S4 only just hit stores this Summer and word from South Korea is that the next iteration will be on the market by next Spring. Word comes from industry sources speaking on the matter anonymously, letting it be known that the Samsung Galaxy S 5 could be shown off as early as Mobile World Congress 2014 (in February), then on to the market soon after. Research and development is always at go-time within Samsung, of course, but this tip includes word that they've reached a crucial point in finalizing key elements in the Galaxy S 5 as recently as last month.

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Samsung HomeSync Android TV box appearing this month, Jelly Bean in tow

Samsung HomeSync Android TV box appearing this month, Jelly Bean in tow

Earlier this year at the international technology conference known as Mobile World Congress, we got our first chance to have a hands-on look at the Samsung HomeSync Android TV box. Tossing aside the idea that a Google-friendly TV box should run none other than Google TV itself, Samsung decided here that the system should take on the likes of their own Samsung Link system. Appearing October 6th, the Samsung HomeSync device will be working with the Samsung Galaxy S 4, Galaxy Note 3, and a collection of other recent Samsung smartphone and tablet releases.

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Apple Can’t Rely On Design Forever

Apple Can’t Rely On Design Forever

Apple’s executives are out in full force this week, talking about their company’s unique ability to deliver designs that people love. With Jonathan Ive at the design helm, Apple believes that it can continue to be the most successful device maker in the world simply because its “eye” is better than that from other users.

But I’m here to tell Apple, its fans, and everyone else that thinks the company is invincible one very important thing: the design dominance cannot be relied on forever.

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PocketBook e-paper Samsung Galaxy S 4 ereader case hands-on

PocketBook e-paper Samsung Galaxy S 4 ereader case hands-on

Samsung's Galaxy S 4 may have a great Super AMOLED display out of the box, but it's overkill for ereading duties and, E Ink would argue, isn't really best suited to browsing through ebooks. Enter PocketBook's accessory case for the Galaxy S 4, a fold-out case complete with a 4.8-inch e-paper screen on the inside of the cover. The concept is simple: browse to a book you want to read on the phone, and then flip it over to the e-paper display for low-power reading.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 arrives at AT&T’s Aio Wireless ahead of nationwide expansion

Samsung GALAXY S 4 arrives at AT&T’s Aio Wireless ahead of nationwide expansion

Aio Wireless has been in the news quite a bit recently, having been on the receiving end of a lawsuit from T-Mobile for the use of a shade of magenta. Late last month, the AT&T subsidiary announced that it will be expanding its markets to the nationwide level in a little under two weeks, something that will include one more smartphone option than previously.

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