Samsung has announced a new 5-inch smartphone called the Galaxy Grand. The South Korean company announced the Galaxy Grand early Tuesday morning. The phone is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note II, the company’s 5.5-inch-screen phone that is available from most U.S. carriers for $300 on a new contract. Samsung declined to say how the device would be priced, but mid-range smartphones typically sell for about $100 to $150 with a contract. Middle-of-the-road Android handset featuring a 5-inch WVGA display with 800-by-480-pixel resolution, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor. Samsung GALAXY Grand runs Android 4.1.2. Samsung Galaxy Grand will be available in two versions, including a dual-SIM version that will allow users to operate two phone numbers at once, as well as make and receive calls from each specific number. The handset will also include several Samsung-specific features, like Direct Call, which enables users to dial a number by raising the handset up to their ear, and Popup Video, which allows users to watch a video in a pop-up window despite the task on hand.
According to redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports Samsung Smart TV connected to the Internet are vulnerable to exploits by remote hackers, security researchers. Researchers uncovered the vulnerability, which exists in most Samsung models but particularly the Samsung TV LED 3D. The flaw makes it easy for hackers to locate the television’s IP address on the Internet, which can then be used to remotely access the device and gain the same level of control as someone sitting right next to the TV. Once a hacker has remote access, they could then steal data or install malicious code on the TV.
Samsung Electronics announced an hotel hospitality solution for the new Holiday Inn London Stratford City, situated next to the Olympic Park. Samsung has partnered with Fingi Inc., a Samsung Enterprise Alliance Program partner, to enable Holiday Inn London Stratford City to offer residents’ a full suite of hotel services, remote control of room settings and a special Samsung & Holiday Inn ‘Olympic Newsletter’ with the latest updates from London 2012 – all on the new GALAXY S III Smartphone. Holiday Inn, owned by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), is the Official Hotel Services Provider to the London 2012 Olympics.The joint solution combines the GALAXY S III with a fully customizable app to provide a complete connectivity and room control solution. The mobile solution provides a flexible, scalable and easy-to-install solution through a downloadable Holiday Inn for Android app.
Apple has won an EU-wide preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablet. A similar ban on another device, Samsung tablet Galaxy Tab 10.1 – was introduced in August 2011. First, the ban throughout the EU to function, and then was limited to Germany. In 2011, Samsung was able to circumvent the ban by releasing an updated version of the device. It is called the Galaxy Tab 10.1N. Apple tried to find a violation in this unit, but the court disagreed with the company. The subject of disagreement between Samsung and Apple is the shape of devices. Tim Cook’s Company says that the South Korean manufacturer borrows her decorating decisions and apply them in their products.
Samsung has launched its Galaxy S III smartphone, which it hopes will help solidify the company as the leading challenger to Apple and its iPhone 4S. The new smartphone, with a whopping 4.8-inch screen and an 8-megapixel camera, was unveiled at a slick launch party in London on Thursday. Billed by Samsung as having been designed for humans, the phone features voice and eye-recognition technology that the company hopes will set the handset ahead of its rivals in the crowded smartphone market.
Samsung Electronics is expected to show the next flagship Galaxy smartphone at an event in London on May 3. The design of the phone and its hardware specification are still unknown, but the plethora of high-end smartphones launched at Mobile World Congress give some hints. Newcomers like the HTC One X, which has already gone on sale, the Optimus 4X HD and the Huawei Ascend D Quad all have quad-core processors and screens with a 1280-by-720 pixel resolution.
Microsoft Corporation and LG Electronics have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for LG’s tablets, mobile phones and other consumer devices running the Android or Chrome OS Platform.
Below are presented most remarkable hi-tech innovations of 2011. The innovative device allows for using the most required entertainment options in a single box. Built-in Chrome browser will make the entire internet available on the TV’s large LCD screen. Ming-Zher Poh and Dan McDuff have developed a medical mirror which is able to tell your heartbeat without any clips connected to your body. A large framed mirror is equipped with a special webcam located behind the two-way glass.
Sony Corporation and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that the two companies have signed agreements to transition the current business relationship with respect to LCD panels.