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Great Samsung Galaxy S3 deals coming soon: $0 in Canada, $50 in the US

Thinking about buying a Samsung Galaxy S3 soon? You might want to wait until Black Friday if you live in the United States. It seems that a leaked flyer has arrived suggesting that Sprint plans to offer the S3 for just $50 with a two-year contract as a special Black Friday promotion. How much are you saving? About $150, which is no small chunk of change.

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Samsung Working On Its Own Mobile Browser

How much thought do you put into the kind of mobile browser you use? Odds are that you probably use what is already there. The same kind of attitude was persistent in the PC world for years, until Internet Explorer started showing some real problems and alternatives like Firefox OS started getting positive attention. Even […]

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Rumored Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Competitor: LG Vu 2

The Optimus Vu has recently made its way over the United States as the LG Intuition. This marks an occasion for Verizon, as it gives them their first phablet ever- though not for long as the Note 2 is eventually supposed to make its way to the Big Red.

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Samsung versus Apple: Second Trial Begins in 2013

The 2012 Apple versus Samsung trial in California might be over, but the war is far from ended. Apple has already filed suit against Samsung covering at least 21 newer smartphones, media players, and tablets releases from August 2011 all the way to August 2012.

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Want A Massive 5.8-inch Media Player? Samsung Has You Covered

What about 5.8-inch? Would this be a tablet or a media player? Samsung has created the new Galaxy Player 5.8, a Media Player that just happens to hit the size. You have to wonder though, who’s it for? It’s not much smaller than a 7-incher and yet not much bigger than a normal media player or smartphone- it’s basically a Phablet without the ability to make phone calls.

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Samsung Relay 4G – Delayed, Name Changed, What Else Can Go Wrong?

The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q was once believed to be on its way to T-Mobile on August 15th. If you don’t pay attention to the calender, it’s now the 21st and still no Blaze Q. Shortly after the delay, new rumors popped up that the Blaze Q was getting a name change all of a sudden, this time to the equally ridiculously long “Samsung Galaxy S Relaxy 4G”.

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Samsung Reveals Teaser Trailer for the Galaxy Note 2

Being the playful sort, Samsung has now unveiled a teaser video for hte Galaxy Note 2. Samsung has enlisted film director Wim Wenders for the teaser video, and makes certain to never clearly show off the new Note device, though you can see the S-Pen in action.

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How To: Rooting The Samsung Galaxy 10.1

The new Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8000 is so easy to root that the method for doing so was discovered almost instantly after the announcement of the new tablet. What’s involved? Not much actually, and the best part is that rooting the way mentioned below will still allow you to get OTA updates.

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Has Apple found its ‘Smoking Gun’ in Samsung legal battle?

When it truly came down to who was winning though, it was always hard to clearly say one side or the other. Recently though, Apple has managed to find what some critics believe is the “smoking gun” needed to swing the case in their favor for good- an internal memo that recognizes that Samsung needs to copy the iPhone.

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Samsung Wants Your Old Phone and Will Pay to Get it

Samsung wants your old phone, and is willing to give you cash to give it to them. A new service through Samsung Upgrade will give you select amounts of money for your old device as long as you are willing to commit to upgrading, or have recently purchased, a Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2 or a Galaxy Note.

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Samsung-Apple Court Case Kicks Up Even More Photos Of iPhone And iPad Prototypes

The Samsung-Apple patent wars continue to push on at full swing revealing all sorts of dirt including Samsung ignoring Google’s warnings that their designs were too close to Apple, and internal memos that show that even the iPhone was actually influenced by earlier Sony-style designs. This war doesn’t seem to be slowing down and no real victor seems in sight, but at least all these court discoveries and findings are kicking up interesting prototype/mockups that help us see the clear evolution that took place as Apple designed its various iOS-based products.

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Google Warned Samsung That Galaxy Tablets Were Too Similar To The iPad

A set of documents have leaked out that Apple plans to use in court, in which Google warned Samsung that the design for the Galaxy Tab and Galaxy Tab 10.1 were too similar and even famous designers apparently cautioned Samsung that the Galaxy S looked too much like the iPhone because of its shape and overall design elements.

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Samsung And Apple Continue To Wage War Over The Galaxy

The Samsung and Apple continue to fight a constant global legal war against one another, with every little legal battle pushing the scale in on direction or the other, but largely seeming to go nowhere. Recently Apple won a bit of a victory with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7’s German ban extending its way to the entire EU.

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Universal Search Removed from Samsung Galaxy S3

Unfortunately, Apple has filed an injunction against Samsung for the Universal Search function, saying the feature infringes on Apple’s patents. And so, Samsung has taken the safe way out and removed Universal Search from the Galaxy S III.

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Samsung Introduces New NFC Sticker System For NFC-Equipped Smartphones

NFC technology is becoming more and more commonplace in today’s smartphones, but the truth is that outside of mobile payment systems such as Google Wallet, they aren’t really being put to full use. This could all change thanks to a new Samsung technology called TecTiles, which essentially are little packs of five stickers for $14.99 that are programmable and can be swiped by your NFC-equipped phone.