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Samsung Scores Victory Over Apple As Judge Cuts Award In Half

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Chalk up one large victory for the Samsung folks as US District Judge Lucy Koh reduced the jury damages awards to Apple in last years landmark patent trial. The $1.05 billion verdict has been reduced to $450.5 million as well Koh awarding Samsung new trials on infringement claims over its Galaxy Prevail and other smartphones. Koh denied Apple’s request to enhance the jury’s award, stating isn’t the court’s role to “second-guess the … [read full article]

Samsung Introduces New Wallet App, Takes Design Tips Right Out Of Passbook

Say hello to Samsung Wallet, introduced this morning by the company during a developer conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Wallet, like Apple’s Passbook, of which it seems to borrow a few design cues will store event tickets, boarding passes, membership cards and coupons all in one centralized location. Wallet also features time and location-based push notifications, which is again eerily similar to Apple’s Passbook used to notify users when they can use Wallet cards stored … [read full article]

Wall Street Journal: Samsung’s Android Dominance Beginning To Worry Google Execs

Samsung’s global domination of the Android platform is, on the one hand a testimony to the strength of both Android and Samsung together. On the other hand, it’s leading Google execs to worry that Samsung’s lions share of the Android market (about 40%) could lead to Samsung renegotiating their contract with Google and leveraging their market share to do so. For its part, Google is taking meetings this week during Mobile World Congress in … [read full article]

Samsung Confirms Galaxy S IV Launch Event For March 14th

We can put it on the books and put the rumors to bed Samsung’s Mobile Chief JK Shin has confirmed a Galaxy S IV event on March 14th in New York City. According to Edaily, Shin stated his company will show off the device at a Samsung Unpacked event marking the first time a Samsung smartphone has launched stateside since the Galaxy S in 2010. “We introduced the Galaxy S III in London last year, and this time … [read full article]

Samsung Unveils The Newest Addition To The Galaxy Note Lineup With The 8.0

It was all but a sure thing that Samsung would take the covers off the newest addition to the Galaxy Note family this week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Which is why we’re excited to see that as of this evening they’ve done exactly that. Samsung unwrapped the Galaxy Note 10.1 this time last year so it’s fitting that their unveiling yet another addition to the Note … [read full article]

Rumor: Samsung Will Announce Galaxy S IV March 14th In New York City

Thanks to an early morning Tweet from Mobile-Review founder Eldar Murtazin, the internet is buzzing that Samsung may announce the Galaxy S IV as early as March 14th in New York City. Murtazin, a long time source for insider news has a mixed track record as of late, so it’s definitely a bit of rumor news we need to take with a grain of salt. Interestingly enough, it was all the way back in September … [read full article]

Original Samsung Galaxy Note Receiving Android 4.0.4 Update

Original Galaxy Note owners should keep an eye out this morning for a maintenance update heading their way via a OTA message. Beginning yesterday February 4th, the OG Galaxy Note will receive an update to Android 4.0.4 with baseband version T879UVMA1. The update will go out via Samsung’s Kies software and as an Over The Air update. The new software will provide “security enhancements and an improved user experience.” T-Mobile says the update … [read full article]

Upcoming Samsung Sale Features Value Plan Special Savings, Runs Through March 23rd

With word whispering down that T-Mobile’s rumored Valentine’s Day sale may have been canceled in favor of a more “important” sale in March, comes word that a new Samsung special offer will take place. Beginning Wednesday, February 6th and running through March 23rd, T-Mobile will offer special savings on the Galaxy Blaze, Galaxy Relay, Galaxy S II[read full article]