The Korean tech giant rules the Android roost and controls a huge supply chain.
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Visa and Samsung test out near-field communications for mobile payments with athletes at the London Olympics
I don't like adding much bulk to my smartphones with a case, but I also appreciate a case that helps me hold and use my phone. The Elago G5 Slim Fit case is available in a variety of colors and you will barely notice it is even on.
Not everyone has a DLNA-enabled TV and I discovered via trial-and-error that the HTC Media Link HD works well with the Nokia 808 PureView and Samsung Galaxy S III.
The HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III are excellent media-focused smartphones, but it isn't the best experience to have to hold up your phone for a couple hours at a time or prop it up on a makeshift stand. I've been using a couple of kickstand cases from Seidio and think a kickstand case is a nice solution for the long commute or flight.
Google revealed the details of the Android 4.1 (aka Jelly Bean) update at Google I/O and yesterday they started rolling it out to HSPA+ device owners.
Come on! Is there really anything about the iPad's design that makes it so special that it should be used ban Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales? I Don't Think So.
I awarded the Galaxy S III my top spot for hot smartphones of the summer and after using it for the last two weeks I can confirm that it is definitely the phone to beat in the heat. You can enjoy some hands-on photos of the Galaxy S III and several screenshots of the software that sets it apart. Make sure to check out my full ZDNet Smartphones & Cell Phones review for plenty more details.
There are tons of smartphones available from your carrier, but I think there are 5 that stand out from the crowd this summer. Which is your favorite?
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 with LTE is a beautiful piece of hardware, but the price is too high with a 2-year contract and it comes with last year's operating system. It's tough to argue with the Super AMOLED Plus display and the customizability of the Android OS though too.
The Samsung Galaxy Note has reignited my passion for Android and as a data centric user I think it may just be the perfect device I have been looking for over the past few years. It is a big phone or maybe a small tablet, but whatever it is I am loving it.
T-Mobile has an extremely fast 42+ Mbps HSPA+ data network and is offering more and more Android devices that support these network speeds. The latest device is the rather inexpensive Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G.
Bill Detwiler cracks open the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Inside the 4G Android smartphone he found hardware from Samsung, VIA Telecom, FCI, and Texas Instruments.
Every year Google works with a manufacturer to release an Android device running the latest version of the OS. This year we have the Galaxy Nexus from Samsung that is available now with GSM bands while the CDMA one will be coming soon to Verizon.
Bill Detwiler cracks open the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. Inside this Android tablet, he found hardware from Samsung, Texas Instruments, and Broadcom.
The beginning of the year always starts with a bang with smartphones being revealed at CES, Mobile World Congress and CTIA. I created a preliminary top 10 smartphones list in March and now that we have all the major anticipated announcements for the year I thought it was fitting to post my top 10 smartphones for the year 2011. Many of the phones I had on that list are present in this new list, but now that I have had hands-on time with some my perspective has changed. Some have yet to be released, but should be coming before the holidays so I included them as well.