Apple Wins Early Decisive Victory Against Samsung in Germany


In its ongoing patent dispute suit against rival Samsung, Apple had won an early decisive victory in a German court, which upheld ban of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 for sale in Germany. However, the lawsuit, a win for Apple, still means little for Samsung and long-term implications of the decision will need further assessment. The […]

Just 20,000 Galaxy Tabs Shipped Actually Sold?


A Lenovo director is claiming that only 20,000 of the 1,000,000 Galaxy Tabs shipped actually sold. If that’s the case, Samsung is likely beyond disappointed with how its original 7″ Android tablet fared against the iPad and other alternatives. The Guardian is quoting Lenovo’s Andrew Borrow as saying that any manufacturer trying to undercut the iPad, which […]

Verizon’s 4G Galaxy Tab 10.1 LTE: Radio Issue or ROM Problem?


Since playing around with Verizon Wireless’s Samsung Galaxy 10.1 with the built-in 4G LTE radio that connects to the carrier’s mobile network for download speeds of up to 16 Mbps, I have noticed within the last two days that there are repeated connectivity issues that either starts when the device has been asleep for a […]

How to Update the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to TouchWiz

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If you have one of the sleek new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablets and have been looking forward to the Samsung TouchWiz update, your wait is over. As planned Samsung has begun rolling out the TouchWiz interface to the WiFi only version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 as an over the Air update. You […]

Amazon Listing Hints Galaxy Tab 8.9 with 3G Dropping in UK on Aug. 11


A listing by a private seller on Amazon’s UK site may give hints that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 8.9, the smaller sibling to the recently released Galaxy Tab 10.1, tablet will be landing complete with 3G HSPA wireless networking on August 11. The more portable 3G-enabled Galaxy Tab 8.9 will retail for £605 when it lands. […]

TouchWiz UI Update Coming to Galaxy Tab 10.1 August 5th

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Though Samsung had stated earlier that it would release a special softare update to its Android 3.1 Honeycomb Galaxy Tab 10.1 slates to New York City patrons first, the company is only now announcing that the same update will be coming this Friday, August 5th, to owners of the company’s WiFi-only slates. Targeting the WiFi-only […]

Samsung SGH-T859 Tablet Gets Certified for T-Mobile


A new Samsung tablet with the SGH-T859 model has recently gotten WiFi certification. Little is known about the device, other than that it will support WiFi, at this time. It is known that this Samsung-made device will be a tablet, and given that it will be coming to T-Mobile, it would support GSM/HSPA+ networking capabilities […]

Will Baseball Fans Help T-Mobile Hit a Home Run with Tablets?


Using a tablet while watching a ballgame may not be the smartest of ideas as an incoming home run ball can strike you in the head, but T-Mobile USA, in an effort to get more Android tablets to the masses, is teaming up with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to lease out tablets to […]

Verizon to Usher in microSIM Standard with 4G LTE Galaxy Tab 10.1


In addition to AT&T’s iPhone 4 and iPad 2 with WiFi and 3G, Verizon Wireless may begin  its push towards the smaller microSIM SIM card standard. A leaked employee training document shows that the carrier will usher in the microSIM standard beginning with the release of the 4G LTE-embedded Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 for its […]

Who’s Copying Apple? Smart Cover Knock-offs Get Certified by Samsung


With Apple’s legal feud with Samsung escalating over the last couple of months over claims that they are copying the iPhone and iPad, you may think the Korean manufacturer would be especially careful not to release any products that look like Apple’s. It looks like somebody forgot to pass them the memo, as an iPad […]

Note to Gadget Makers: It’s About The Software!

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In a press release touting their sales in the month of June, Nintendo announced that sales of their classic DS portable console outsold the new 3DS by a 2:1 ratio (as reported by Techcrunch). Along with the woes of Android tablets, this is just the latest example that we have seen of a very simple […]