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Rumour Roundup: Samsung Galaxy Note 4
By Luke Jones on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Samsung's Galaxy Note range is responsible for creating an entire smartphone niche, not bad for a company often accused of failing to be innovative. The phablet (large screen smartphones) trend was started by the Korean company and ever since the Galaxy Note has dominated the market.

Samsung and Nook Tab 4 revealed
By Luke Jones on Saturday August 16, 2014

Samsung has added its considerable weight to the e-reader market and given one of its struggling giants a huge lift and a chance at rejuvenation. The Korean giant recently announced that it would team up with Nook from Barnes & Noble (B&R spun Nook off as a separate entity in June) for a series of new slates, the first of which is now being teased.

Galaxy Note 4 specs leaked by retailer
By Luke Jones on Thursday August 14, 2014

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 due to land in a few weeks' time at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany, the anticipation surrounding it is high. The leaks have been pouring out in recent days, including our first look at the handset, and retailers are getting in on the act now.

Samsung's latest trademark points to three screened smartphone
By Luke Jones on Wednesday August 13, 2014

One of the more fanciful rumours surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was that it would come with a folded screen, giving the device three viewing panels. As it turns out, the design of the Note 4 is a little more conventional than that, but that does not mean there will never be a Note device with a folding screen.

Samsung's virtual reality set leaks online
By Luke Jones on Wednesday August 13, 2014

Virtual reality has been heralded as the next frontier in gaming, while companies like Oculus Rift are paving the way for the tech to be used in other applications too. Sony unveiled its gaming oriented VR set earlier in the year and it is widely thought that Samsung will announced its own virtual reality project sometime this year, likely at the IFA trade show in Berlin next month.

Samsung finally launches the Galaxy Alpha
By Luke Jones on Wednesday August 13, 2014

It is finally here. One of the most discussed smartphones of this or any year has been launched as Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Alpha. The phone has been consistently leaked and talked about over the last two months, generating the kind of attention reserved for proper flagships. As we started to expect though, the Alpha is not a flagship at all, despite its slick looks.

Samsung kills the Tizen based Galaxy Z
By Luke Jones on Tuesday August 12, 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Z was a device that caused plenty of interest in the MobileBurn offices when it was unveiled a few months ago. I wrote at the time that in my opinion it is one of the nicest looking devices from Samsung in a long time, while its specs were very good, and it run on Samsung's own Tizen operating system.

Here is the first look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 4
By Luke Jones on Tuesday August 12, 2014

There have been plenty of leaks concerning the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4, some outlandish and others probable. We have a good idea of the specs the handset will boast, although the design as so far eluded us, paving the way for some bold claims. Now we can lay eyes on the Galaxy Note 4 for the first time, with this leaked shot said to be of the as yet unofficial device.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha final specs leak
By Luke Jones on Monday August 11, 2014

Yes, we managed to go a whole week without a story on the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, but with the handset set to launch before the end of September we have some more information ready to go. This time a leak seems to show the official specs for what will be the Korean company's first smartphone built from metal.

Samsung recommended more often than Apple
By Luke Jones on Monday August 11, 2014

Apple is a brand based in the United States, while its iPhone is the most popular single handset on the market, but research has shown that carriers and retailers would prefer to sell you a Samsung. A study conducted by Kantar Worldpanel revealed that carriers and companies in the United States would sell a consumer a Samsung product before an Apple one.