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Just about a year ago, flexible displays seemed like a dream, but things progress quicker than we’ve ever imagined. Samsung has been making waves in the media for a couple of months now, with... its “bendy” panels, and, according to some fresh official claims, there’s already “huge” request for flexible OLED screens.

Kwon Oh-Hyun, Vice Chairman at Samsung Electronics, told the...

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Samsung is not only the largest smartphone maker in the world, but also a top supplier of electronic components, from hi-resolution displays to processors and memory modules. It’s no secret... that Samsung provides many of the components found in Apple’s wildly popular iPhone and iPad devices, including the much-touted Retina display and the A5X chip that powers the new iPad. A new online...

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Our regular readers know by now that Samsung and Apple are (by far) the biggest smartphone vendors in the world.

But I’m sure that most of you will be surprised to learn that Samsung... and Apple have earned 99% of all profits made in the smartphone market during the first quarter of 2012. Taiwanese manufacturer HTC accounts for the remaining 1% of the total profits.

These figu...

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According to a recent report from market research firm Canalys, smartphone shipments in China have doubled year over year, surpassing those in the US for the first time. China is now the biggest... smartphone market in the world, accounting for 22% of global smartphone shipments, up from 16% last year. US smartphone shipments rose just 5% year on year, now accounting for 16% of global smartphone shi...

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The time-consuming, money-eating, resource-devouring legal war between Apple and Samsung, the world’s two most important smartphone manufacturers, could be gearing towards a surprising end... in less than a month.

Court mandated mediation will take place on May 21 and 22, according to official information, and the whole technology world is hoping that the two giants will finally hav...

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Although I’m sure most of you know this by now, the corporate world is definitely not one bound to the rules of common sense. One of the numerous examples on the topic is ongoing patent dispute... between the number one and number two smartphone manufacturers in the world, a litigation that continues despite the fact that Apple is currently one of Samsung’s biggest clients. According to recent rum...

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I know that a few of you out there honestly believe tablets are really all about the software and the tasks it makes easier to accomplish. But I definitely know more people that are interested... more in the display than anything else. Independent on where you stand on the matter, you might have found out that the amazing Retina display of Apple’s new iPad is, in fact, manufactured by Samsung...

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Bigger is better. That seems to be the conclusion of a recent survey that says the majority of smartphone owners want their next phone to have a bigger screen. While the 3.5-inch... display of the iPhone was distinctive at the time of its introduction, which was five years ago, Apple seems adamant in keeping it, on the basis that a 3.5-inch display is the optimal size for operating...

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Phew…the Apple hypesteria is starting to cool off. Just a few more days, the inevitable reports about people standing in endless lines to get the “new iPad”, and we’re done. For... a while…

Anyway, the last days have brought unpleasant news for iFans, news that are, I must admit, music to my fanboyish ears.

First, some enterprising sports in Vietnam have got the...

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In both the smartphones and the tablets market, Samsung is the de facto leader of the Android pack. Moreover, if you count out Amazon, with its Kindle Fire (which does run on Android, but in... a heavily modified form), Samsung is the only manufacturer holding up the flag for Android in the tablet market. ASUS is making an impact too, which is likely to be more significant when the MeMo 370T...