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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Comments: 1Thursday, June 24th 2010 - 12:45 CEST
AT&T, the U.S. smartphone leader, announced it will offer the Apple iPhone 4, the thinnest smartphone ever with all-new design, FaceTime video calling, Apple's stunning new Retina display, 5 megapixel digital camera and HD video recording. The Apple iPhone 4 will be available for a suggested retail price of $199 for the 16GB iPhone $299 for the 32GB iPhone, in company retail stores and online, plus business channels, beginning June 24. Customers can preorder starting June 15 2010. To let current Apple iPhone customers quickly upgrade to iPhone 4, AT&T will make its best pricing immediately available to any iPhone customer who would be upgrade eligible for a discounted device by the end of 2010.
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Comments: 0Monday, February 1st 2010 - 15:40 CET
Apple’s iPad announcement is big news. It’s a robust tablet form factor that is a half-inch thick and weighs 1.5 pounds, with a 9.7-inch capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD display that supports 1024x768 VGA video.The ebook implementation is everything one would expect. The application can be downloaded from the App Store and the content is managed by the “iTunes” platform, so it seamlessly integrates e-book with the other popular personal content. All iBooks are stored on your Bookshelf. As you would expect, all books are displayed on a sharp, color screen with many personalization options.
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Comments: 0Saturday, January 2nd 2010 - 16:30 CET
Mobile Device Shipments Will Nearly Double Before 2015, Says ABI Research. 2009 will see a total of 1.2 billion mobile devices shipped, according to the latest data from ABI Research. That includes all categories of wireless devices including cellular handsets, MIDs (Mobile Internet Devices), netbooks, mobile consumer electronics products, and cellular modems. Shipments of these mobile devices will have nearly doubled in 2014 to a total of 2.25 billion, according to the firm’s new forecasts.
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