Is Apple readying a truce with Samsung. The two companies, who are noted as having a strong disdain for one another, may be working on a settlement to their drawn-out, litigious relationship. Reports out of South Korea note this uneasy ceasefire may have been a long time coming, too.
Samsung intends to put biometric sensors like the smart home button on the Galaxy S5 on even budget smartphones, aiming to democratize next-gen security while also drive adoption of its KNOX system. While using fingerprints to unlock phones, secure app stores, and authenticate online purchases have traditionally been the preserve of high-end devices like the iPhone 5s, Samsung's goal is to lead the way in pushing them down to entry-level phones and tablets as well, in addition to other technologies.
At Heathrow airport in London, Samsung has "taken over" what may be the world’s busiest terminal. Purchasing the bulk of advertising area in the terminal, you’ll see more Samsung Galaxy S5 posters and large signage per square foot here than anywhere else in the world. This campaign is set to stick around for two weeks.
Looks like Samsung will really be emphasizing the "prime" in the rumored Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime variant. Aside from a 2K resolution display, the premium version of the flagship is now believed to also sport an aluminum covering, at least according this set of leaked photos and videos.
In late January, we got our first look at Samsung's educational tablet ambitions, with the company taking the wraps off its Galaxy Tab 4 Education. Samsung announced at the time that it would be available to channel partners in April, following this up yesterday with the official availability notice.
Airports are already hotbeds of advertising, all those captive eyes eager for something to stare at, but Samsung is going one step further by taking over the whole branding of Heathrow Terminal 5 in London, UK. Starting May 19th, every single sign, digital screen, directions board, and even the website for T5 will be rebranded as "Terminal Samsung Galaxy S5".
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime, believed to be a higher-resolution version of Samsung's existing flagship smartphone, could have just crossed through Bluetooth certification, supporting rumors of an imminent release. The Prime title of the Galaxy S5 variant isn't given, only its SM-G906L model code, though the root SM-G906 code itself has previously been connected with the S5 Prime.
The team responsible for letting the world know about HD Voice with AT&T (aka VoLTE) have made a surprisingly simple case of it. They’ve suggested that upgrading to HD Voice - or High-definition Voice, if you prefer - is like trading your low-def television from the 1980s in for an HD TV from our modern market. You’ll never want to go back, they say.
Samsung will reveal its latest tablet on Thursday, June 12th, with the company sending out colorful invites for an NYC event. The event, dubbed Samsung Galaxy Premiere 2014, promises to "Tab Into Color", with a slim slate shown in a number of Android-esque primary colors and mixed tones.