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Samsung Z1 vs Nokia Lumia 525 – Affordable alternatives

Samsung Z1 vs Nokia Lumia 525 comparison

With Android and iOS dominating the market, you’ll be hard pressed to find a good smartphone that runs on a different operating system. That’s precisely why I figured that some of you may be interested in some alternatives, so I decided to dig around a bit and see what I can find. As fate would have it, the Samsung Z1 was finally ...

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Samsung Announces Tizen is Here to Stay


You might remember Tizen as the mobile operating system for a few high end smartphone devices a couple of years ago, that looked and acted as a Android clone.  If you don’t know, Tizen is an operating system based on the Linux kernel and GNU C Library implementing the Linux API.  It’s owned partially by both Samsung and Intel and ...

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Tizen-based Samsung Z1 shows up in leaked photos

Samsung Z1 showcased in new set of leaked photos

Samsung have been trying to launch a phone running on their in-house Tizen operating system for the longest time now without any real success. The company was forced to delay the device several times in the past due to various issues, but now it looks like we’re finally going to see it early next year. Entitled Samsung Z1, the first ...

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TouchWiz successor Iconic UX in the works

TouchWiz on Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung has been implementing TouchWiz UI on Android into Galaxy phones for quite some time now. Many have criticized TouchWiz for being too colorful and cartoonish, which is true in comparison to the new Material Design elements Android has been implementing in the Google Play Store and future Android L OS. Samsung’s TouchWiz is the most popular ROM, surpassing CyanogenMod ...

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Asus ZenWatch vs Samsung Gear S

asus zenwatch

Each month, we see a week or two of intense hype around wearable devices. Last month, it was at the beginning, when IFA Berlin was underway and all you could see on the internet was the Moto 360, Samsung Gear S, LG G Watch R, Sony SmartBand Talk and Asus ZenWatch. While most of the hyped smartwatches have already been ...

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Gear S smartwatch getting Opera Mini browser

samsung-gear-s-fashion design

Samsung has been pushing Tizen in the wearable market recently, and we also heard rumors about the company launching a mid-range Tizen phone in the future, although how people will receive such a product is hard to say. Nonetheless, the latest smartwatch from the company that runs Tizen, the Gear S, will have Opera Mini joining its list of applications ...

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Tizen budget-friendly smartphone in the works


Tizen is Samsung’s own attempt at a mobile OS and currently you will be able to find it on the new Galaxy Gear S smartwatch which has G3 connectivity built-in. Tizen is aimed to be a competitor to Android, iOS and other underdog mobile OS platforms and it offers interesting features like dynamic boxes that can be resized, HTML5 and it is ...

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Samsung Z, the first Tizen smartphone delayed once again


Samsung had promised a while back that we’ll be seeing a smartphone running on their Tizen operating system sometime during this summer. Sure enough, the company announced the Samsung Z at the beginning of June with a launch event scheduled for July 10th. The event was meant to take place yesterday during the Tizen developers summit held in Moscow, Russia. It seems ...

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Samsung launching new Android Wear smartwatch


It looks like Samsung will again team up with Google for yet another device. CNET reports that Samsung is planning to launch a smartwatch, similar to their already existing Galaxy Gear, which will instead run the new Android Wear, a modified version of the Android operating system tailored for smartwatches and other wearable tech. The device is expected to be announced, ...

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Samsung plans to launch Android Wear smartwatch at I/O 2014


According to a CNET report, Samsung is planning to launch an Android Wear smartwatch next week during Google’s I/O 2014 developers’ conference. The article says that the upcoming device will be similar to the Galaxy Gear and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches. Moreover, the Korean company seems to be working on two models of this still unannounced device. “Samsung has been working on an Android Wear ...

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