Samsung Adds Game Pad For Mobile Devices

Samsung Adds Game Pad For Mobile Devices

By Joseph Palenchar On Dec 17 2013 - 11:42am

Samsung’s Game Pad controls games running on a Bluetooth-connected Android smart
Samsung’s Game Pad controls games running on a Bluetooth-connected Android smartphone or tablet.


Seoul - Samsung wants a piece of the console- and mobile-gaming action.

The company has begun a global rollout of its Smartphone Game Pad, a gaming controller that controls games running on a Bluetooth-connected Android smartphone or tablet. The device works with smartphones and tablets running Android 4.1 and up but is optimized for Samsung devices running Android 4.3 and up.

The GamePad is available in select European markets and will be available in additional regions in the coming weeks. U.S. pricing and availability weren’t disclosed.

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HP, Dell Dominate Black Friday Notebook Deals

HP, Dell Dominate Black Friday Notebook Deals

By Doug Olenick On Dec 4 2013 - 5:08pm




New York — Gap Intelligence reported that Hewlett-Packard put forth the most notebook advertising effort on Black Friday, pushing out 25 different ad placements.

Overall, vendor advertising was flat year over year, Gap said, with HP and Dell claiming the lion’s share.

HP’s models on sale for the Black Friday shoppers started with the $178 2000-2D09WM and went up to include the company’s high-end Envy products.

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Samsung Kids Tablet Hits Market At $229

Samsung Kids Tablet Hits Market At $229

By Joseph Palenchar On Nov 27 2013 - 9:50am




New York — Samsung’s first kids-oriented tablet, the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids, became available at $229 at Samsung.com, Best Buy, Fry’s, Office Depot, Sam’s Club, TigerDirect and Toys“R”Us.

A Tab 3 Kids hard-case bundle is available at $249.

The 7-inch tablet’s only preloaded kids-oriented reading app is the Barnes & Noble Nook App for Kids, and consumers who purchase the tablet and register for a new Nook account get more than $50 in free kids eBooks and magazines.

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MetroPCS Adds Galaxy Mega Phablet

MetroPCS Adds Galaxy Mega Phablet

By Joseph Palenchar On Nov 21 2013 - 1:53pm

Samsung’s 6.3-inch Mega smartphone/tablet
Samsung’s 6.3-inch Mega smartphone/tablet


Bellevue, Wash. — T-Mobile’s MetroPCS prepaid brand became the latest carrier to offer Samsung’s 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega smartphone/tablet hybrid.

 The phablet will be available in MetroPCS corporate stores and in independently owned MetroPCS stores in the brand’s 45 markets, as well as online, starting Nov. 21 for as low as $349 after instant rebates.

Information on whether the phablet would also be available through national retailers wasn’t available.

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Samsung Unseats Apple In J.D. Power Satisfaction Survey

Samsung Unseats Apple In J.D. Power Satisfaction Survey

By Joseph Palenchar On Oct 31 2013 - 11:38am




Westlake Village, Calif. – Apple lost its No. 1 status in J.D. Power’s “Tablet Satisfaction Study” for the first time, and Samsung took Apple’s place.

Samsung was the only tablet manufacturer to improve its customer satisfaction scores in all five areas measured by the survey, boosting the company’s third-place rank in the previous survey. In that survey, Samsung fell below the industry average in customer satisfaction.

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Samsung Display Opens LCD Plant In China

Samsung Display Opens LCD Plant In China

By Greg Tarr On Oct 29 2013 - 10:33am




Seoul, South Korea — Samsung Display said Monday that it recently established its first LCD display plant outside of Korea, at a new joint venture factory in Suhou, China.

The Samsung Suzhou LCD (SSL) cooperative operation was first established on April 21, 2011, as a joint venture between Samsung, Suzhou Industrial Park and TCL.

Samsung Display has a 60 percent stake in SSL; Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) has a 30 percent stake, and TCL has a 10 percent stake.

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Samsung Expanding Smart Watch Compatibility

Samsung Expanding Smart Watch Compatibility

By Joseph Palenchar On Oct 28 2013 - 3:14pm

Samsung is expanding compatibility of its Galaxy Gear smart watch, available in
Samsung is expanding compatibility of its Galaxy Gear smart watch, available in multiple colors, to more Samsung phones.


Dallas –Samsung Mobile released a timetable for upgrading some of its key smartphones to make them compatible with the $299 Galaxy Gear smart watch, which was launched in September and was compatible only with the Galaxy Note 3 phablet.

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Samsung Sees 26% Q3 Net Profit Rise

Samsung Sees 26% Q3 Net Profit Rise

By Greg Tarr On Oct 25 2013 - 1:42pm




Seoul, South Korea — Spurred mostly by rising mobile handset sales, Samsung posted a record quarter Friday showing third-quarter net profits climbed 26 percent.

Net profits reached to $7.76 billion (10.16 trillion won), and revenue climbed 13.2 percent for the year to 59.08 trillion won in the period.

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AT&T Adds Its First Windows Phone 8 From Samsung

AT&T Adds Its First Windows Phone 8 From Samsung

By Joseph Palenchar On Oct 24 2013 - 12:01pm

 AT&T will offer the Samsung Ativ S Neo at $99 with two-year contract or $21/mon
AT&T will offer the Samsung Ativ S Neo at $99 with two-year contract or $21/month under the Next frequent-upgrade program.


Dallas — The Ativ S Neo smartphone will be Samsung’s first Windows Phone 8 smartphone for the AT&T network when it becomes available Nov. 8 at $99 with two-year contract or $21/month under AT&T’s Next frequent-upgrade program.

The LTE-equipped ATIV S Neo was launched by Sprint in August by Sprint.

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Galaxy S4 Mini Due In November

Galaxy S4 Mini Due In November

By Joseph Palenchar On Oct 23 2013 - 12:31pm

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 mini is a smaller, scaled-down version of Samsung’s flagship
Samsung’s Galaxy S4 mini is a smaller, scaled-down version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S4.


Dallas – Samsung’s Galaxy S4 mini, unveiled in May in Korea, will come to the U.S. in November.

The smaller, scaled-down version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S4 will feature many of the same features as the S4, the company said.

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