After so many bad news there had to be some sunshine on the horizon for Google TV, and, while we’re still only dealing with a ray or two, we’ll take it and hope for the best. The good news was brought quite surprisingly by LG UPlus, a Korean mobile phone operator and IPTV service provider.
If they can build nuclear bombs, then why not Android tablets? An AP report says North Korea seems to be manufacturing or trading Android tablets, as well.
Google’s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, has been helping to launch the Nexus 7 tablet in South Korea. He also met with Samsung and spoke out about the patent war with Apple.
And so it begins – the first wave of customers are getting their Samsung Galaxy Note 2 today. Not surprisingly, the first market to have the phablet on sale is South Korea, where the pen-equipped phone/tablet will be offered by SK Telecom, KT and LG U+.
It’s official. Samsung has a new color in store for Galaxy S3 fans out there – Martian Pink. Why not Venusian Pink, Sammy? After all, the color will mostly appeal to your female customers?
There’s a new development happening on in South Korea on the legal battlefront. The country’s top antitrust watchdog, the Fair Trade Commission, has opened an investigation into Samsung’s alleged anticompetitive practices, based on a complaint from Apple.
South Korean scientists have published research results that could lead to a major improvement in batteries based on Li-Ion. According to researchers, they have developed a method for charging large lithium-ion batteries — such as those found inside electric cars — in just a few minutes instead of many hours.
While most of the attention in the Apple-Samsung patent war is focused on the high-profile case in California, the South Korean media recently anticipated a ruling in their own country over patent infringement. In a turn of events, the court announced that it had decided to hold off announcing the verdict for “procedural reasons.” No explanation was given, although the judges involved in the case are more than likely waiting to see what happens in the American proceedings before making their own decision.
As smartphones evolve and gain better processors, bigger displays, and faster wireless connectivity, one wonders what technology can offer to improve the quality of voice calls,... an aspect that carriers don’t seem to consider a top priority. Answering the challenge, SK Telecom, South Korea’s biggest telecommunication provider, is set to be the first carrier in the world to offe...
HTC has seen its fortunes fade over the past year, after a series of strategic and tactical blunders cost it market share and revenues. The Taiwanese fell behind Samsung in the Android pack,... and very importantly, lost much of the crucial US smartphone market, although HTC did register some growth in the fast-developing Asia-Pacific markets. On the bright side, the One series somehow impro...