Korea Times reports that, according to an anonymous executive, Samsung Display will no longer make display panels for Apple, starting next year. The Koreans have already reduced the deliveries of displays to Apple, from 15 million LCDs in the first half of 2012, to 3 million in the third quarter, with an estimated 1.8 million units to be shipped by the end of the year.
Samsung starts selling the S Pebble in South Korea for $70
Are you still waiting for Samsung to release the S Pebble, the music companion accessory that was introduced alongside the Galaxy S3 back in May? It may have taken the company six months, but the diminutive music player finally goes for sale … in South Korea.
More bad news for Samsung: iPhone sales injunction in Japan rejected
Samsung might get the chance to publicly shame Apple a bit after an unorthodox court ruling in the UK, but the longstanding patent war between the two still has Tim Cook’s tech giant in the lead. Sammy’s appeal over the $1 billion worth California verdict is still pending, but before hearing how that key battle will end, we’ve just got news of two much smaller battles lost by the Galaxy makers.
Samsung promises to open up its Exynos chipset some more
Many developers are shying away from working their magic on Exynos-based devices due to Samsung’s reluctance to share proper documentations and sources for its chipset. Following its promise to come up with a solution, it seems Samsung is ready to open its Exynos playground – albeit partially.
Samsung appears to be working on a new Jelly Bean device, which could hit stores at some point in the near future. The device, model number GT-B9150, “showed up on a couple of Japanese websites,” according to Sam Mobile.
Apple files response to Samsung’s complaint of juror misconduct
Last month we reported that Samsung was claiming that do to misconduct on the port of the jury foreman in the Apple vs Samsung case, the case should be thrown out. Apple has filed its official response with the court.
Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro to hit AT&T stores tomorrow for $100 on contract
If you’ve had your eyes on the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro ever since it was announced for AT&T late last month, we hope there are still some greens left in your wallet, as the ruggedized smartphone will go on sale very shortly. Starting from October 21, you can purchase the Galaxy Rugby Pro on AT&T for $100 with a two-year contract.
While October 24 is the date when Samsung is planning to officially launch the Galaxy Note 2 in the U.S., the phablet has already been released in several countries for a couple of weeks now. Samsung has also made the source codes of the Galaxy Note 2 available.
Jelly Bean heading to O2’s Galaxy S3, Vodafone to push the update out Monday
When it comes to that buttery smooth Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S3, those in the UK fare better than American folks who may not get the update until 2013. Three has jump started the race to bring Android 4.1 to Galaxy S3 owners in the UK, where the update has been pushed out for a couple of days. Now, more carriers have announced when customers can expect to frantically check their phone for signs of jelly.