Price drop on Samsung Galaxy S III: Amazon is selling it for $99 with two-year contract on Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T [USA]
If your in the market for a brand new phone, then your in luck. Amazon, for a limited time only, has dropped the price of 16GB Galaxy S III from the regular $199.99 to $99.99 with two-year contract on Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T; and thanks to Amazon’s free two-day shipping, [...]Read More »
There were rumors about Samsung planning to release Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S3 soon but it looks like the S3 isn’t the only device that the company is focusing on at the moment. SamMobile posted two Jelly Bean OTA firmware leaks today for two Samsung tablets, the Galaxy Note [...]Read More »
Looking for the beast known as Samsung Galaxy Note 2 in the United States? Your wish may have just been granted.
Through a mix of leaked screenshots and data digs, BriefMobile, TmoNews, and Android Police are reporting the Galaxy Note 2 will be hitting all four major carriers [...]Read More »
Who is the most satisfied with their smartphone? iSheep? Fandroids? According to the 2012 Wireless Smartphone Satisfaction Study by J.D. Power and Associates, people who purchase Apple are.
In its study J.D. Power asked consumers to rate their smartphone on four criteria (performance, physical design, features, and ease of operation) [...]Read More »
I own a MyTouch 4G Slide. I’ve had it almost a year, and am having nothing but problems with it. The battery doesn’t hold a charge for more than four or five hours, the USB charger no longer lets me connect to the phone as if it’s an external hard [...]Read More »
Remember when the Galaxy S III sold over 10 million units in less than two months? Yeah, well, that is a thing of the past because Samsung has now sold over 20 million Galaxy S III units. And guess what? They have done it in 100 days.
According to Samsung, [...]Read More »
While playing around with the Galaxy Note II at IFA 2012, German website BestBoyz discovered something in the Note II which Samsung did not officially announce: ‘S Cloud’. Could this be the S Cloud service Samsung has been rumored to be working on? A cloud storage service by Samsung? Maybe. [...]Read More »
Looking for an excellent Android handset but don’t want to sign a two-year contract with a telecom or break the bank purchasing an unlocked device at $500+? Well there is always the $349 unlocked Galaxy Nexus you can purchase. If the Galaxy Nexus doesn’t do it for you, Wal-Mart and [...]Read More »
Samsung Galaxy Stellar comes to Verizon on Thursday, supports 256-bit encryption and a “Starter mode” for newbies
Looks like Verizon Wireless is getting ready for another new Samsung Android smartphone. Rather, it will if Apple doesn’t consider yet another post-verdict legal strategy to get in the way, of course.
The Samsung Galaxy Stellar will be arriving this coming Thursday for Verizon Wireless customers, packing a combination of [...]Read More »
It remains to be seen whether this will hold or not (iPhone 5 or potential sales ban on Galaxy S III may change everything) but, for now, the Samsung Galaxy S III has officially drop-kicked the iPhone 4S out of the hot seat in terms of devices sold in the [...]Read More »
Samsung Galaxy Note II pushes the boundaries, packs 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display powered by Jelly Bean and quad-core processor
If you put two iPhones together, what do you get? Well if you use your imagination and a little bit of creative math, you get the Samsung Galaxy Note II. No, no I’m not saying the Note II is a copy of the iPhone. Rather, my point is the Note [...]Read More »
Apple asks for ban on Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note, and Galaxy Note 10.1 in the United States [Apple vs Samsung]
Apple has been attacking Samsung on multiple fronts in the United States. The most publicized of these battles is the Apple v Samsung case that concluded last week, ended with Samsung having to pay Apple $1.05 billion, and served as an impetus for Apple to seek bans on eight Samsung [...]Read More »
Apple just ran roughshod over Samsung with Apple’s touch-enabled smartphone — and tablet — patents. Samsung tried to fight back but clearly its smartphone related patents, at least in the United States, couldn’t hold up against the Cupterino juggernaut. Samsung’s data related patents, however, are another story.
According to iRunway [...]Read More »
Some people are claiming Apple v Samsung has helped Samsung sales. According to a major second-hand devices vendor, the resale market of Samsung devices — and Android devices in general — is not so lucky.
Gazelle, a company that buys used electronic devices from consumers and resells them, is reporting [...]Read More »
If overheard Starbucks conversations are to be believed, the Apple v Samsung trial has piqued interest in Samsung devices — interest that may not otherwise be there if Apple hadn’t brought suit against the Korean giant. Now Trip Chowdhry, managing director of Global Equities Research, is claiming the curse of [...]Read More »
Samsung and Apple had their say on Friday about the Apple v Samsung verdict but Mountain View was seemingly silent. No longer. Google issued a statement on Sunday (what the hell Google, who issues official statements on a Sunday) saying “most” of the infringement Samsung was found guilty of is [...]Read More »
We knew it was coming and it has arrived. Apple has filed an official notice notifying the court that it is looking for a preliminary injunction on eight Samsung devices: Galaxy S 4G, Galaxy S2 AT&T, Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, Galaxy S2 T-Mobile, Galaxy S2 Epic 4G, Galaxy S Showcase, Droid [...]Read More »
Generally when you get slapped with a $1.05 billion fine and the potential ban on your products, it is a bad thing. In the case of Apple v Samsung, Samsung may not have received the short end of the stick after all. As it turns out, the Apple vs Samsung [...]Read More »
Samsung’s forthcoming injunction (ban on products) will hurt more than the $1 billion fine [Apple vs Samsung, Opinion]
Yesterday Samsung lost in court against Apple. As a result, Samsung was ordered to pay US$1,049,393,540 to Apple. Some people may feel the roughly $1.05 billion fine is Samsung’s punishment for ‘copying’ Apple, and it is true — the fine, which is no small sum, is Samsung’s punishment. However, it [...]Read More »
Appeal aside, Apple has effectively defeated the largest Android manufacturer — and coincidentally Apple’s biggest competitor — in the United States. There are the obvious upfront consequences of this loss, such as Samsung paying Apple a handsome sum of a little more than $1 billion and potential injunctions against guilty [...]Read More »
Samsung feels verdict is “a loss for the American consumer” while Apple applauds the message “that stealing isn’t right” [Apple vs Samsung]
Sometimes after a big, public embarrassment corporations keep mum about their feelings. (Yes, corporations have feelings too, ya’ know.) Not Apple and Samsung. Apple and Samsung have both issued public statements after today’s Apple v Samsung verdict was read. The following is what they had to say.
As expected, Apple [...]Read More »
Samsung must pay Apple more than $1 billion, is found guilty of infringing on Apple patents in USA [Apple vs Samsung]
Apple sued Samsung in the United States for violating a variety of utility patents, design patents, and trade dress(es). The court room battle, which was presided over by Judge Lucy Haeran Koh in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, saw many allegations flung back and [...]Read More »
Quick, is the above image of an Apple Store? If you said “yes”, I don’t blame you because you aren’t the only one feeling that way. As it turns out, the above image is not of an Apple Store but rather of a “Samsung Experience” store (aka a Samsung store) [...]Read More »
After all the serious how to guides on Windows 8 tips and tricks today, it is time for some lighthearted humor.
You know that world war going on between Apple and Samsung? Yeah, well, with all the allegations, facts, fiction, and mud slinging going on it may be hard to [...]Read More »
In a droptest between the Galaxy S II and iPhone 4S, we saw how much more durable the Galaxy S II was (at least in that specific test) than Apple’s iPhone 4S. Curious how the iPhone 4S stands up against Android’s latest flagship devices, Samsung Galaxy S III and HTC [...]Read More »
Samsung has been prolific with the amount of Android tablets they have released in the past year, with 6 options and 3 different screen sizes to choose from. However, with the remastered Galaxy Note 10.1 Samsung finally has a tablet that stands out from the crowd and brings something unique [...]Read More »
Before we get to the punch line of this article, let’s have a little background. In the ongoing Apple vs Samsung battle, Judge Lucy Koh allotted Apple and Samsung 25 hours each of trial time. In other words, each side could present its case and pick apart the others case [...]Read More »
Microsoft’s Windows RT is a lean version of Windows 8 designed to run on ARM based processors and which will not be sold as a standalone item (i.e. you can’t buy Windows RT in a retail store or online — you need to purchase a tablet to get it). Earlier [...]Read More »
Samsung’s newest addition to their Galaxy S-series is quite powerful. But how can we take complete control over this phones power? Here’s your guide to a rooted S3!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss [...]Read More »
While Microsoft goes after competitors to get patent licensing agreements, Apple is notorious for not licensing its technology to anyone but instead looking to shut them out the market. As it turns out, Samsung was an exception.
You see Apple and Samsung have a multi-billion dollar buyer-supplier relationship. Every year [...]Read More »
Apple has sold more smartphones in six months than Samsung has sold in two years… in the United States
We may be tired of Apple vs Samsung but the courtroom battle between the two is a continual source of otherwise secret information. One such information are detailed statistics on the exact number of devices Apple and Samsung have sold over the years in the United States. And this info [...]Read More »
As smartphone wars continue, on the field and in the courtroom, the contest worldwide seems to have already been won by Android. The International Data Corporation, aka IDC, has released a Q2 2012 study on smartphone global marketshare and has found Android and iOS consist of 85% of all [...]Read More »
Only a few days after it’s release, the Galaxy Note 10.1 was already rooted, and if you’re the lucky owner of a Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8000, then we at dotTech have a guide for you.
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are [...]Read More »
If device thickness is an important factor for you, then iPhone 5 may be the one for you. Chinese blog Apple.pro is reporting that Apple Daily, a Taiwan paper, has published a report on the iPhone 5. That report includes specifics on the final physical measurements of the iPhone [...]Read More »
There was a time when 7 inch tablets cost $300-400. Then Amazon shook things up with a $199 Kindle Fire and Google recently followed suit with a $199 Nexus 7. In response, Samsung dropped the price on its 7 inch Galaxy Tabs to $249. Now Samsung has released a new [...]Read More »