Tag Archives: Samsung

Samsung’s S-Voice Pitted Against Siri, Who Comes Out On Top?

With iOS 6, Apple’s latest iOS operating system providing Siri with a much-needed boost, it was only a matter of time before decided to pit the reigning champion of voice technology against Samsung’s S-Voice. The result is a pretty favorable comparison, showing S-Voice can hold its own well enough against the “new and improved” Siri. Still, it’s pretty clear that Siri was the inspiration for S-Voice, everything from the bubble conversation to … [read full article]

So How Did Samsung Keep The Galaxy S III Launch Secret?

Still wondering how Samsung kept the Galaxy S III unveiling a well-kept secret right up until the May 3rd launch? A new blog post on Samsung’s official company blog, Samsung Tomorrow, provides a little insight on how all the secrecy went down. First things first, just how secret was the project? Well, Samsung engineer Buyong-Joon Lee had to deny what he was working on to his 11-year old son, even so the boy … [read full article]

Apple Won’t Block Galaxy S III Launch, Will Still Go To Trial

Apple won’t be able to stop the June 21st launch of the Galaxy S III as US District Judge Lucy Koh denied Apple’s request for an early injunction due to having no time to hear the case before the date. Unfortunately, this does not affect the trial date itself, which will go on as planned, just not before the launch itself as Apple had hoped. For both sides, this is a pretty … [read full article]

So, How Is Ice Cream Sandwich On The Galaxy S II?

So here are we, around twenty hours or so past the release of Ice Cream Sandwich for the Galaxy S II and I want to know — how’s it going? Any hiccups during the update process? Any problems with the update itself? Any additional features you love? Any missing features you need? Still looking to do the update? Don’t forget to check out either T-Mobile or Samsung landing pages with both … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note Hits The FCC, Now It Needs To Hit T-Mobile Stores

Say hello the to the SGH-T879 Galaxy Note as it passes through the halls of the FCC as the model popped up last night on the government website. There’s the good old AWS band for T-Mobile’s current 3G/4G coverage and of course HSPA+ on 1900MHz, so we can expect the Note to work on T-Mobile’s refarmed network as well. The 850MHz band also appears on the FCC docs, though not supported by … [read full article]

Samsung Posts New TV Spot For Galaxy S III, Still ‘Designed For Humans’

Samsung’s interest in making sure the American public knows the Galaxy S III is “Designed for Humans” continues to ramp up with the introduction of another TV spot. This time, we’re seeing a different side of the Galaxy S III as Samsung’s marketing effort forgoes specs, instead showing how the device will enhance your life. This is exactly what Apple does with their own highly specialized television spots and it works wonders … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S III Specs Rundown, See Anything You Like?

If you’re looking for a (mostly) complete spec rundown for T-Mobile’s upcoming Galaxy S III, I thought a bullet point list would help answer any lingering questions on the internals for Samsung’s newest flagship device when it arrives on June 21st: 4.8″ 720p (1280 x 720) Super AMOLED display Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich 5.38″ x 2.78″ x 0.34″ 4.7 oz HSPA+ 42Mbps connectivity 1.5GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor 8 megapixel … [read full article]

Samsung Out To Prove Galaxy S III Is “Innovative and distinctive” In Fight Against Apple

Time for round 234920923423 in the Apple vs. Samsung patent fight as Samsung releases a statement hat it will “demonstrate to the court that the Galaxy S III is innovative and distinctive” as Apple claims Samsung violated a pair of software patents. On Tuesday, Apple asked a US district court to temporarily ban sales of the Galaxy S III inside the US right as Samsung gears up to launch the smartphone on five US carriers. Samsung and … [read full article]

Samsung Announces The Galaxy S III For Five US Carriers, Begins Launching In June

Well, if you still had even the most slim shade of doubt in your mind that the Galaxy S III wouldn’t make it to T-Mobile, Samsung has just gone and erased any of that lingering doubt. Right as the clock struck 12:00am this morning Samsung sent an email announcing the Galaxy S III for Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, US Cellular and of course, T-Mobile. Interestingly enough, all five versions of the US Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S III Press Shots Uncovered, Looks Like Its European Counterpart, Maybe

The Verge has just received what are purported to be T-Mobile’s USA branded Galaxy S III press shots, expected to be announced officially by Magenta in the coming weeks. The immediately notable part of these images isn’t what’s changed, it’s what hasn’t. In fact, these shots show that T-Mobile has picked up a almost identical model to the one being used internationally, a major change from years past when US manufacturers often … [read full article]