It was the week when Lollipop began trickling out to eager Android fans. Google began feeding our Lollipop craving on Wednesday, when system images hit servers and the much anticipated OTAs began rolling out. (If you still haven’t got yours, our handy guide shows you how to sideload and skip the wait.) CyanogenMod announced plans for the Lollipop-based CM12, and several Lollipop-based ROMs hit XDA. The Nexus 6 finally went on pre-order on US carriers, and Sprint is actually shipping it. Google launched Messenger in the Play Store and kicked off Material updates to some of its apps. And finally, Samsung introduced Flow, its cross-device connectivity feature, and showed off the sensor-packed Simband.
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Samsung is setting aside millions of dollars to start a mobile video product.
Due to poor performance in Q3 2014, Samsung’s J.K. Shin has seen his well-paid salary decrease substantially. There is clearly some trouble going on inside the Korean giant.
Samsung and BlackBerry have announced a partnership that combines Samsung’s Knox security platform with BlackBerry’s BES12 suite.
Samsung has unveiled Samsung Flow, which is their version of Apple Continuity, which allows Samsung devices to communicate with each other in unique ways.
With so many different sensors (everything from a blood pressure monitor to a BMI calculator), the Samsung Simband has a lot of potential uses, both for the home user and the medical community.
Samsung has published a list of 10 tips and features about the Galaxy Note 4 that you may not have noticed before.
According to industry sources, Samsung Electronics will begin mass production of UFS 2.0 storage for smartphones come the end of 2014, which could end up in the company’s next flagship.
NVIDIA sued Samsung in September. Samsung has now counter-sued NVIDIA saying that NVIDIA has violated 6 patents. And so the battle has begun.