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For the first time since the global financial crisis, Samsung will freeze the wages of its employees as it gears up to face tougher competition across the globe.
Sure the smartphone launches will provide the eye-candy, but there's more to MWC that just the handsets this year: here's what to expect.
The biggest surprise was that smartphone sales actually fell, which for the hottest market in the world is more of a shocker than a surprise.
Samsung has announced that it has begun production of its new Universal Flash Storage chips, which the company claims have a random reading speed up to 28 times faster than external memory cards.
In one week all the details of the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone will be revealed in Spain. T-Mobile gave us the best glimpse so far and the design looks enticing.
Lollipop arrived on a couple existing devices, Matthew bought a Nokia Lumia 830, and both he and Kevin are looking forward to Mobile World Congress news.
This week in the world of Android saw news of a new site for those who want to fix their own gadgets, an easy way to run Android apps under Windows, and an Android trojan is out that works even when you think you're device is shut down.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge are the best designed Samsung smartphones and the Galaxy Alpha has the same metal edges.
The irony of this upcoming battle is that both phones seem to be great value propositions when it comes to 4G devices, yet no Indian telecom operator has rolled out 4G services nationwide.
Samsung's purchase of LoopPay lines up the Korean tech giant in yet one more head-to-head competition against Apple.
Samsung is looking forward to a world where you can charge your Galaxy S6 almost everywhere.
Apple's share of smartphone shipments in Western Europe grew 15 percent last year, putting the company within range of overtaking Samsung.
Lava is battling it out with Karbonn for the number three spot in India, but the real fight for both may soon be with newer entrants like Xiaomi.
With Mobile World Congress just a few weeks away all eyes turn toward the Android field. The mission: Derail Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus momentum.
In the world of Android this week was news of Android shipments dropping, Android Wear shipments were not heavy, and Microsoft/Samsung end the royalty battle.
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.
There is always something better coming in mobile technology and the rumor mills keep revealing new devices. These six smartphones may be worth waiting for.
Samsung's thinnest slate takes aims at the iPad Air and aims to add some excitement back into the tablet world.
There is a world of operating systems beyond Android and iOS. Will any of them lock down third place? Can any of them give Google or Apple a run for the top spots?
If you are one of the millions of tablet owners or plan to give one as a gift, don't miss these good accessories to get the most use out of it.
I spent the last couple of weeks with Urban Armor Gear cases on three of my mobile devices. They offer solid protection and cool style.
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.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Six Clicks: Useful things you can do with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 S Pen
- 2 Samsung: Security or arrogance?
- 3 Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and 10.5 review: Best Android tablets thanks to a super display
- 4 Beyond Android and iOS: The top six mobile operating system alternatives
- 5 Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: Stroke of genius in a black slab world