Samsung Spends Big on Ads to Take Over Heathrow Airport Terminal

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If you’re traveling through London’s Heathrow Airport these next two weeks, specifically through the very busy Terminal 5, you might think you’ve entered into a strange new world owned by Samsung and its new Galaxy S5 smartphone. Samsung has been known to spend big on advertising its products, and it is doing so again, launching […]

Galaxy S5 Branding Confirmed by Leaks

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Unsurprisingly, it appears that Samsung may be keeping its naming strategy when it comes to the 2014 flagship Galaxy S5 Android powerhouse. The Galaxy S5 branding is still not officially confirmed nor announced by Samsung, though at this time it’s widely anticipated that the device would debut sometime in the first half of this year. […]

Even Microsoft is Labeling Windows 8 as the New Vista

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Adding insult to injury, it is reported that internal employees at Microsoft are dubbing Windows 8 as the new Vista, a slight to the operating system franchise. Responding to an analyst question on whether or not it would be fair to call Windows 8 the new Vista, Paul Thurrott said on Twitter, “Call it what […]

Nokia Launching 41-Megapixel Lumia EOS PureView as Lumia 1020?

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It looks like with the Nokia event quickly approaching in New York City, we’re learning more about the rumored Lumia EOS, which is widely speculated to debut at that venue. The PureView Windows Phone smartphone is speculated to carry a large sensor that’s capable of resolving 41 megapixels in image capture. According to famed Twitter […]

Intel to Distance Itself From Netbooks, Dumps Atom Brand on Laptops, Convertible

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In a bid to distance itself from the failed netbook computing form factor, Intel will not be using its Atom brand in upcoming laptops and convertible devices. However, Atom will continue to exist in standalone tablets. “When Intel speaks to customers internally about micro-architectures, Atom is out, Silvermont is in,” the world’s largest chip-maker told CNET.  According […]

Samsung Expands ATIV Branding to Cover All Windows Products

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Samsung has officially unveiled its plans to expand the ATIV branding to cover all products built on Microsoft’s Windows platform. Initially, the company had introduced the Windows Phone 8-powered ATIV S and the ATIV Smart PC, ATIV Smart PC Pro, and ATIV Tab tablets based on Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Windows RT platforms. Now, the […]

More Details Leak Surrounding Samsung’s ATIV Book Branding

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We had previously reported about a leaked ATIV Book 6 branding for Samsung’s Windows 8 notebook that would be coming to the U.S., and now it looks like the ATIV Book moniker will be used on even more Samsung’s notebook and laptop products. The company first introduced the ATIV branding with the debut of the […]

Samsung Expanding ATIV Brand to Notebooks?

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Samsung had debuted its ATIV branding to accommodate the arrival of new Windows Phone and Windows 8 tablets late last year, and now it appears that Samsung intends on growing the ATIV family with a new notebook. It’s unclear how sales of Samsung’s flagship ATIV S Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the ATIV Odyssey on Verizon […]

Samsung Ditches Roman Numerals for Galaxy S3?

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It’s still unclear if Samsung will debut its third-generation Android flagship smartphone as the Samsung Galaxy S III or the Galaxy S3, but according to the Samsung Unpacked Mobile 2012 app available on Google’s Play Store, it appears that the smartphone is listed as the Galaxy S3. A departure from the Roman numeral in the […]

Is There Any Chance You Can Confuse the HTC Vivid for Porn?

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Well, that’s the question worth answering since porn company Vivid is sending HTC a cease and desist notice over the Vivid brand that the Taiwanese smartphone-maker is using on its flagship smartphone for U.S. carrier AT&T. The HTC Vivid is the first 4G dual-mode HSPA+ and LTE smartphone for AT&T. Vivid Entertainment, the adult entertainment […]

U.S. Galaxy S II Release: Samsung Finally Gets Branding Right

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With the U.S. release of the Galaxy S II, Samsung finally nails down branding of its flagship dual-core smartphone with its carrier partners. Rather than releasing the product under different variants and branding, like what happened under the original Galaxy S 1, the Galaxy S II maintains its global brand under all three launch carriers […]

Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon Branding Urges Power Users to Choose S4 Chips

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Following Nokia‘s move to simplify its smartphone line, Qualcomm may be doing the same in trying to simplify the branding behind its various mobile Snapdragon processors to allow customers to easily discern between a high-end and an entry-level smartphone with its chipset. The new branding convention will be S1, S2, S3, and S4 where S1 […]

Is Nokia’s New Phone Naming Convention Consumer Enough?

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Over the years, Nokia has changed its phone and smartphone naming convention multiple times, with the latest iteration of a letter to mark the series, followed by a number, for a result such as the Nokia N8. Now, Nokia is abandoning that naming scheme in favor of a three-digit numerical series, such as the Nokia […]