Category: Samsung


Samsung Gear Live, LG G Watch and Android Wear hands-on (video)

The other two Android Wear personalities — less expressive and a little more subdued — on display at Google I/O this week were Samsung’s newly-announced Gear Live and LG’s previously announced G Watch. We had a chance to play with both for a brief time, and came away impressed with the G Watch’s compactness —



Samsung Galaxy Tab S hands-on (video)

Samsung took the reins off the Canadian variants of its latest tablet duo, the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Tab S 10.5. Both devices sport high-resolution 2560×1600 pixel Super AMOLED displays, along with octa-core Exynos processors, 3GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and 8MP rear cameras — the only differences are screen size, preferred orientation,



Samsung tipped to unveil its Android Wear smartwatch at Google I/O next week

When Google announced Android Wear, its dedicated OS for wearables, it listed “Asus, HTC, LG, Motorola and Samsung; chip makers Broadcom, Imagination, Intel, Mediatek and Qualcomm; and fashion brands like the Fossil Group” as manufacturing partners. Motorola has unveiled the Moto 360 and LG has shown off the G Watch from every angle. Rumours have



The death of the Android tablet has not been exaggerated

Next time you’re on the bus, streetcar or subway, or perhaps sitting down for lunch on a park bench or in a mall food court, take a look around. Specifically, notice the phones and tablets people are using. For the most part, you’ll see three types of devices: iPhones, likely an iPhone 5 or 5s;



Chitika reports KitKat powers 37% of North American Android devices

Chitika’s ad network sees a lot of impressions, so it’s a fairly reliable to gauge the types of devices that permeate the North American market. The company did a survey of tens of millions of ad impressions between the end of May and beginning of June to determine which Android devices were running Android 4.4



Samsung’s Galaxy W is a 7-inch smartphone

The crossover has finally happened; smartphones are now tablets. The company that debuted the 7-inch Galaxy Tab back in 2010 has now released a smartphone, the Galaxy W, with the same screen size. Of course, this being 2014 the device, coming to Korea later this month, is sleeker, faster and considerably more usable than that initial