Samsung Joins the Linux Foundation
Samsung today announced that it has joined the Linux Foundation as a platinum member and will sit on the organization's Board of Directors. Samsung uses several versions of mobile Linux, including that contained within Android and its Tizen platform. By joining the Linux Foundation, Samsung is committing to support the open source platform and contribute to the kernel community, as well as adopt open source best practices and take more control over an operating system that powers its smartphones and tablets. According to the Linux Foundation, Samsung will "attack Apple's position" with two different Linux-based products (Android and Tizen). The move should also help Samsung lower its development costs.
Powermat to Upgrade Starbucks Charging Mats to Support iPhone X
Powermat, which has deployed PMA-compliant wireless chargers at thousands of Starbucks locations around the U.S., plans to update its charging pads to support the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 8 from Apple. At the moment, there are two competing wireless charging standards, PMA and Qi.
Samsung Shows Off Second Tizen Smartphone
Samsung today revealed the Z3, a new smartphone running its homegrown Tizen platform. The handset makes use of design language similar to that of the Galaxy S series and comes in black, gold, or silver.
Samsung's Gold and Platinum Smartwatches Go On Sale Feb. 12
Samsung said the Rose Gold and Platinum variants of its Gear S2 Classic smartwatch go on sale February 12. The Rose Gold version comes with a white leather band, while the Platinum comes with a black leather band.
Samsung Trots Out New Finishes for Gear S2 Watch
Samsung today revealed two new options for its Gear S2 smartwatch. The S2 Classic design will soon be available in platinum and rose gold.
Fantastic - maybe see laptops as well
Attack Apples Position ?
We will fight them in the cell shops, we will fight them in the sweat shops.
Maybe they should get some small dogs to go after apple to bite them on the ankles / knees, very effective and highly annoying.