Comments: 0Saturday, November 30th 2013 - 09:55 CET
Adobe released its Adobe Digital Index 2013 online shopping data. Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday saw record online sales with 1.062 billion and 1.93 billion, respectively. For the first time more than 24 percent of online sales occurred on smartphones and tablets, a record increase of 118 percent year-over-year. iOS-based devices drove more than $543 million dollars in online sales, with iPad taking a 77 percent share. Android-based devices were responsible for $148 million in online sales, a 4.9 percent share of mobile driven online sales. Adobe’s data is based on the analysis of nearly 400 million visits to more than 2000 U.S. retailers’ websites on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.
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Comments: 0Monday, July 8th 2013 - 10:50 CEST
Samsung Electronics announced that global channel sales of its Galaxy S4, a life companion for a richer, fuller, simpler life, has surpassed 10 million units sold in less than one month after its commercial debut. Launched globally on April 27, the phone is estimated to be selling at a rate of four units per second. The Samsung Galaxy S4 sets a new record, generating sales quicker than any of its predecessors. Sales of the Galaxy S III reached the 10-million mark 50 days after its launch in 2012, while the Galaxy S II took five months and the Galaxy S seven months to reach the same milestone.
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Comments: 0Thursday, May 16th 2013 - 19:50 CEST
Samsung Electronics develops 5G network technology - Samsung developed the core technology of 5G for the first time to transmit data, which is hundreds of times faster than the current 4G and allows future users to enjoy 3D movies, mobile games, UHD contents with their Android smartphones and tablets. The maximum speed of 5G networks is expected to be up to tens of gigabits per second (Gbps), meaning that the entire high-resolution movie file can be downloaded in less than a second! Samsung’s latest innovation is expected to invigorate research into 5G cellular communications across the world; the company believes it will trigger the creation of international alliances and the timely commercialization of related mobile broadband services.
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Comments: 0Thursday, May 16th 2013 - 19:42 CEST
Samsung Electronics won ‘TCO Certified’ label from TCO (The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees), a representative safety regulation organization in Europe. It is the first time that the TCO certification is granted to a mobile phone, which is expected to boost the sales of innovative high quality green phone. TCO certification is a series of product certifications and the mark is issued based on user friendliness, safety, and products’ eco-friendliness.
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Comments: 0Sunday, March 10th 2013 - 12:48 CET
Apple announced it has sold over 2 million of its new I Phone 5 in China, just three days after its launch. The I Phone 5 is the thinnest and lightest I Phone ever, completely redesigned to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology (speeds are dependent on carrier networks) all while delivering even better battery life. The new I Phone 5 comes with Apple iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including: Shared Photo Streams, all-new Maps app, Passbook organization and even more Siri features and languages including Mandarin.
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Comments: 0Thursday, December 20th 2012 - 12:15 CET
Harman Kardon Beautiful Sound brand campaign - Harman announced that Miri Ben-Ari, the Grammy Award-winning violinist known for her pioneering fusion of classical, jazz and hip-hop styles, is the next musician named as a Beautiful Sound artist for the Harman Kardon brand. The Israeli-bred Ms. Ben-Ari will be featured globally in advertisements and in special appearances as an ambassador for the Harman Kardon “Beautiful Sound” brand campaign. Additionally, Ms. Ben-Ari will launch the Miri Ben-Ari Beautiful Sound Tour at New York City’s Gramercy Theatre on February 20. Ms. Ben-Ari will compose a beautiful-sound song to debut on the tour.
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Comments: 0Monday, October 29th 2012 - 09:35 CET
Samsung Electronics has achieved carbon footprint certification for its popular Galaxy S3 smartphone across Europe. By doing so, it has become the first and only smartphone manufacturer to have product carbon footprints certified by Carbon Trust Certification to PAS 2050 - the international standard for measuring the greenhouse gas emissions of goods and services over their life cycle. The number of mobile phones in use worldwide is growing exponentially and Samsung has shown industry leadership, not only by submitting its smartphones for independent assessment by the Carbon Trust, but through improvements made to the environmental performance of its electronic devices.
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Comments: 0Thursday, August 30th 2012 - 13:50 CEST
Samsung ATIV Windows devices - Samsung announced its brand new ATIV devices based on the Windows 8 for Smart PCs, tablets and Windows Phone 8 for smartphones. With the introduction of Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems, Samsung Electronics introduces “ATIV”, the new brand for its Windows-based devices. ATIV, the reverse order of the word VITA, meaning “Life” in Latin, is a pledge by Samsung to make everyone’s life extraordinary with excitement. The full range of Windows devices will enable this goal. At the IFA 2012 Show in Germany, Samsung introduces ATIV Smart PC, ATIV Smart PC Pro, ATIV Tab, and ATIV S, a full range of Samsung ATIV Windows devices.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, April 4th 2012 - 19:55 CEST
Cell Antenna’s CEO contested that cell phones do not interfere with airplane navigational equipment, and cell phone use during takeoffs and landings cannot crash airplanes. FAA rules dictate that airlines force passengers to turn off mobile phones during takeoffs and landings because of interference problems with navigational equipment. This ruling went into effect when tower operators complained that mobile phone use on airplanes was generating havoc on systems, as mobile phones contacted more than one tower and caused interference.
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Comments: 0Monday, February 7th 2011 - 17:01 CET
Canalys published its Q4 2010 global country level Smartphone market data, which revealed that Google’s Android has become the leading platform. Shipments of Android Smartphones reached 32.9 million, while mobile devices running Nokia’s Symbian platform trailed slightly at 31.0 million worldwide. But Nokia did retain its position as the leading global Smartphone vendor, with a share of 28%. The 4th quarter also saw the worldwide Smartphone market continue to soar, with shipments of 101.2 million units representing year-on-year growth of 89%. The final quarter took shipments for the year to fractionally below 300 million units, with an annual growth rate of 80% over 2009.
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