Samsung Says Tizen Devices to Be Released This Year
Samsung today indicated that it plans to bring smartphones with its Tizen operating system to market by the end of the year. The company said the devices would be competitive, but didn't provide any details about the hardware or which carriers around the world might sell them. Tizen is a version of Linux that's being developed by Samsung and Intel, with support from Huawei, Sprint, LiMo, and The Linux Foundation. Tizen has been in development since 2011 and reached 1.0 status in May 2012.
Hands-On with the Samsung Gear S3
Samsung is back with a new Tizen-based wearable. The Gear S3 takes last year's model and makes numerous refinements.
Synaptics Says A 'Top Five' Phone Company to Use Its Under-the-Glass Fingerprint Reader
Synaptics today said of the five largest phone manufacturers in the world has agreed to use its Clear ID FS9500 optical, in-display fingerprint sensor. The FS9500 can scan fingerprints through the full thickness of smartphone cover glass, which means device makers can create sleek, button-free designs and still include a fingerprint reader on the front.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Heads to T-Mobile and Sprint
Samsung today said its rugged Galaxy S8 Active will soon be sold by T-Mobile and Sprint. The phone has been available from AT&T since earlier this year.
Samsung Makes Deepsea Blue Note8 Available to U.S. Consumers
Samsung today said it will sell the Deepsea Blue color variant of the Galaxy Note8 smartphone in the U.S. Since launch, the device has only be available to U.S.
Supposedly the OS will run exceptionally well on basic to mid-range spec'ed phones. Will be simple yet powerful, full featured but nimble and fast while performing tasks.
Tizen based devices will be ...