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Samsung reconsiders software “competitiveness” after Google Motorola deal

Samsung reconsiders software “competitiveness” after Google Motorola deal

Samsung may have publicly praised Google's acquisition of Motorola earlier this week, but behind the scenes the company is reportedly furious that its competitiveness may be slipping away. Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee chaired a last-minute meeting in the aftermath of the deal's announcement, Yonhap News reports, in which he warned execs that IT power was shifting from hardware companies like Samsung, to those responsible for software. Meanwhile, the company is also reportedly preparing its new Super AMOLED HD display technology, which will be used to better differentiate Samsung's phones and tablets from those of rivals.

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Samsung roadmap leak tips 720p I9250 Android ICS phone, more

Samsung roadmap leak tips 720p I9250 Android ICS phone, more

Details of upcoming smartphones and tablets purportedly from a leaked Samsung roadmap have emerged, with retailer Mobili linija spilling the beans on not only a 7-inch Galaxy Tab replacement but a pair of supersized Android handsets one of which runs Ice Cream Sandwich. Samsung's 7-inch slate, the P6200, is tipped to run Android 3.x Honeycomb on a 1024 x 600 display, with HSPA+ and twin cameras, a 3-megapixel shooter on the back and 2-megapixels up front. It will also apparently be available as the P6210, a WiFi-only version.

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Samsung to Release Two NFC-enabled Bada 2.0 Phones

Samsung to Release Two NFC-enabled Bada 2.0 Phones

Samsung plans to release two NFC-enabled smartphones later this year, based in their proprietary OS, Bada 2.0. Samsung reported last week that the French arm of the company had sold 2.1 million smartphones in France in 2010, and expects to sell 6 million this year, with 25% of the phones running on Bada. A high end model is due out in September and a low end model will follow in November.

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iPhone most satisfying smartphone but Android users loyal tips research

iPhone most satisfying smartphone but Android users loyal tips research

iPhone owners are most platform loyal, rating their smartphone satisfaction the highest, according to research by Zokem, but existing Android owners are most likely to stick to their platform of choice when buying a new device. That's the results of the latest batch of US stats, which suggest that iPhone and Android see the lowest platform churn among smartphone platforms.

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