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Samsung and HTC flagships went up for pre-order last week, shipping this week. Matthew ordered both, but shares with Kevin why he's not sure either will stay.
One of the biggest complaints leveled at Android smartphones is the plethora of apps, many of which unwanted, that come preinstalled on the devices. Samsung has listened to this and has made the bloatware it installs on the Galaxy S6 user-removable.
In Android this week was news that Microsoft apps will be preinstalled on Android phones, Galaxy S6 gets an availability date, and Motorola was found guilty of patent infringement.
You can order the latest Android flagships today. Matthew Miller was leaning toward the Galaxy S6 Edge, but then he took a closer look at his options.
Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge has a tapered edge screen that could be nirvana for notifications. Enterprise developers, however, need to develop notifications that mean business.
The launch of the Galaxy S6 is critical to Samsung's overall financial performance and it's clear there will be strong curb appeal among the Android crowd. Switchers from the iPhone are unlikely.
The two flagship devices are more alike than ever, so what do the differences and similarities tell us about the future of smartphones?
Samsung SDS, the IT service provider of Samsung, has partnered up with Oracle to expand into global markets, their first target being China.
Microsoft has struck deals with 11 Android tablet makers, including Samsung and Dell, to preload a number of Microsoft's applications and services on Android hardware.
Samsung Electronics has applied for the trademark 'Galaxy H' in in its home country of South Korea, prompting speculation about a new mobile device product line.
The delay puts off the M9 by a few days, but could be enough to ding HTC's sales in the first quarter.
Apple sets its sights on Android switchers with a new trade-in program that may scoop up Galaxy S5 owners eyeing an upgrade to the soon-to-launch Galaxy S6.
Four years after the PlayBook, BlackBerry has another go at making a tablet, this time one with with a $2,000+ price tag, hardware from Samsung and software from IBM.
The company's new, dedicated brand will bring together Internet of Things devices and enterprise users.
UPDATED. A vulnerability in Samsung mobile devices which placed social networking accounts has been patched -- finally.
Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge offers a snazzy design and a lot of hope, but it's unclear how functional that sliver of screen really is. Here's a look at what the Edge offers on the wraparound screen today.
The stands, the smartphones, the smartwatches, and the smartcars.
The Galaxy S6 might be a more modern handset, and it might look more like the iPhone, but it's debatable as to whether it's a better design than the Galaxy S5.
Samsung has finally unveiled its long-awaited and much-rumored flagship smartphone. Well, two smartphones to be accurate. Joining the standard Galaxy S6 is the Galaxy S6 Edge that features a dual-curve display.
The redesign of Samsung's Galaxy S6 included the adoption of Google's Material Design approach as well as a hardware overhaul.
Samsung is rolling out its Android Lollipop update for existing Galaxy S5 owners. The update integrates Material Design with Samsung TouchWiz and things look great.
The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has a unique form factor and the iPhone 6 Plus has a slippery long metal frame. UAG offers solid protection for both and Matthew has been testing them out.
Samsung's latest large screen smartphone offers a unique experience that has made me more efficient. The second edge display looks great and offers more than you might think at first.
The new Galaxy Note 4 is one of the best large screen smartphones available today and one feature that sets it apart is the S Pen stylus.
Samsung's Note line always sets the bar for Android specifications and after spending a week with the Note 4, Matthew Miller is about ready to visit his carrier store.
Smartphones are often the only camera most people have with them -- and most of these smartphones will give you good results. See for yourself.
School will soon be in session and a Chromebook may be just what you need for the coming academic year.
Samsung's two newest Android tablets will be available this Friday with their largest highest resolution Super AMOLED displays in a slim form factor even thinner than their phones.
With the just announced Galaxy Tab S, Samsung now offers at least ten Android tablets. Which is right for you? Our buyer's guide can help.
Samsung's latest tablet retains much of the same design as its siblings. But, it packs a powerful punch with new features and technologies. Here's what it looks like.
At the company’s developers conference in San Francisco, Google's Sundar Pichai announces the first Chromebook laptops. Samsung and Acer will each be offering machines starting June 15. The Samsung Chromebook will cost $429 for the Wi-Fi only version and $499 for the 3G version. Acer's Wi-Fi only Chromebook will cost $349.
ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind talks to Samsung's manager of HDTVproduct planning, Dan Schinasi, about the company's new 3D HDrear-projection television. To enable 3D content on the TV, users willneed Samsung proprietary software, a PC, a DVI card and 3D glasses.
ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind talks to Samsung's senior managerfor plasma TV marketing, Bill Dickey, about the company's new FPT 509450-inch wireless flat-panel TV. The package includes an audio and videoreceiver that transmits information to the plasma display. Thetelevision is due out in October with a retail price of $4,500.
ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind talks to Samsung's director of harddrive marketing, Andy Higginbotham, about the company's new line of harddrive products. The lineup includes a 1-terabyte hard drive, a newnotebook drive running Vista, and a new pocket-size 80-gigabyte drive.
At CES 2007 in Las Vegas, ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind looks at the successor to Samsung's popular Q1 ultra mobile PC. The UMPC boasts faster boot times and much improved shock resistance, thanks to its solid-state flash memory-based hard drive.
CNET's Neha Tiwari talks to Aaron Novak, marketing manager of camcorders at Samsung, about why the company has allied itself with Blu-ray instead of the competing next-generation format, HD DVD. The BD-P1000 was one of the products showcased at Samsung's "Christmas in July" event in San Francisco.
Samsung's copious software add-ons and UI tweaks mean that the Galaxy Tab S delivers a particular kind of Android experience. We have a few issues with some of these extras, but the slimline Galaxy Tab S is still a very impressive tablet.
Samsung has done a good job with the Galaxy S5. Software bloat has been pared down and a few useful new features added, while the technical specifications are superb and battery life is good. Design purists may bemoan the plastic chassis, but the Galaxy S5 is still a worthy successor to last year's model.
Compelling though the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 is, the asking price will buy you a well-appointed notebook that offers more capability for the average mobile professional.
The Galaxy Note 3 is a clear step up from its predecessor, with a larger screen in a smaller, thinner, lighter chassis, plenty of usability enhancements, plus impressive performance and battery life. The price tag is the only serious drawback.
The 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega isn't easy to carry around or use one-handed and is short on internal storage. Having said that, it's the obvious handset for anyone who likes Samsung's 'Android-on-steroids' approach and is attracted by the Galaxy Note 3's size, but doesn't need stylus support.
The 8-inch Galaxy Note 8 is reasonably comfortable to hold one-handed in portrait mode to make jottings with its pressure-sensitive pen, and is a delight to use. Still, you'll need to really want the added features that pen input brings to the device, because it's relatively expensive.
With the Galaxy S4, Samsung has squeezed a superb 5-inch screen and a host of high-end features into a slightly slimmer, thinner and lighter chassis than its S III predecessor. It's an excellent handset, but some will find the S4 overladen with unnecessary features and too expensive.
The 4.8in. quad-core Galaxy S III is a very impressive device that currently represents the state of the smartphone art. That's why we've given it an Editors' Choice award.
The Samsung CLX-6210 Colour Laser MFD offers great feature set at a very reasonable price, but duplex printing is slow.
An impressive set-up well worth the consideration for any small office looking to bring their telephony systems into the 21st century.
The Samsung Q30 Plus's superb battery life and light chassis make it a highly attractive ultra-portable, despite questionable performance scores.
The days of the 3G brick are numbered, with Samsung's Z510 joining the Motorola v3x in the slim and sexy category.
Samsung's D500 was voted the best mobile handset of 2005 by the GSM association. Can the upgraded D600 outdo it in 2006?
Samsung's E730 proves that MP3 capability and a 1.3 megapixel camera can be squeezed into a good-looking, compact flip phone.
Samsung's latest slider phone, the D500, looks a lot like its sliding predecessor, but comes in a black case with a megapixel camera and an MP3 player.