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Samsung to re-invest in Windows Phone?

Another of the long running and massively tedious legal disputes between tech giants was recently resolved.  Microsoft had sought legal action against Samsung for what it argued were missing royalty payments for Android handsets. As Microsoft reported in a joint statement, the matter has now been (confidentially)

Samsung Ativ SE – Available 12/4 in the USA

Living in the USA? On the Verizon Network? Fancy a new Windows Phone? I know you’re probably not but if you are great news for you Windows Phone fans.  Do you remember James’s post back in March about the Samsung Ativ SE (Link), well it’s being released

New Samsung Windows phone rumours

With Mobile World Congress (MWC) fast approaching, the rumour Mill is starting to turn. Samsung, according to what we’re getting, is planning for a successor to its Ativ S Windows Phone device in the coming weeks. The upcoming Samsung device named SM-W750V will have a 5-inch 1080

Samsung HS3000 Bluetooth Headset – Review

Headsets and headphones are pretty useful, you can use them whilst driving, listen to music, listen to podcasts (ours is here!) and if you have a bluetooth headset you can do all of this wirelessly. I’ve been trying to find a headset that I can listen to

Another cheap Windows Phone #2 – Samsung Ativ S

Another deal for you Windows Phone bargain hunters. Expansys have also cut the price of the Samsung Ativ S to £199.99 here. It is a decent device, Dual Core, 8MP camera with flash, Micro SD slot, Removable battery, AMOLED 720p screen and some other features I forget.

Samsung publish two more Windows Phone apps

I’m not sure what is happening over in the Samsung Windows Phone development team, but I’m liking it. Today they have published two new Samsung Ativ exclusive apps. App Folder and Video Trimmer. App Folder offers a new way for users to group their apps and settings

Sprint launch the Samsung ATIV S Neo

In this US this morning Sprint told us that two new handsets were coming to their network and yes, they’re hopping onto the Windows Phone boat with both feet. The second handset is this, the Samsung ATIV S Neo. We’ve seen it pop up on the web

Samsung to open a new R&D facility in Finland

Finland is famous for several things, lakes, Angry Birds and Nokia. We all know how big Nokia used to be and you can imagine how many staff they used to have. Well Samsung have decided to capitilise on these technical Ex-Nokia staff and they’re opening up a

Samsung ATIV S drops even further in price

This is a handset that was £499 at one point but now it’s down to just £244.99. Powered by Windows Phone 8, it has a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU and a 4.8″ HD Super AMOLED screen. It also has GPS, Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi and an 8 megapixel camera

Covert Low Profile flip case for Samsung Ativ S – Review

If, like me, you got yourself a bargain Samsung Ativ S Windows phone recently you’ll know what a great handset it is and, like me, you’ll be wanting a decent case to protect it with. I scoured the internet and finally decided on the Covert Low Profile

Viber for Windows Phone updated

Mention “VoIP” and “cheap calling” to people and Skype is usually the download of choice. You might not have heard it, but Viber is another option and is doing rather well. It’s available for pretty much any platform you care to shake a stick at and offers

Samsung Ativ S – Initial Impressions

There is always one late comer to every party.  In this case, Samsung announced the Windows Phone 8 touting Ativ S back in August of 2012 but didn’t actually manage to release it until December, almost a whole month after the Nokia Lumia 920. Still as the

Instagram complete massive U-turn

Following the back-lash from users, photo-tweaking-and-sharing site Instagram has now returned to their original terms and conditions. A blog post has been added which states…. The concerns we heard about from you the most focused on advertising, and what our changes might mean for you and your

Samsung Ativ S is actually in stock somewhere

How many times over the last few weeks have we heard that the Windows Phone 8 equipped Samsung Ativ S was going to be in stock somewhere or delayed again? Answer: A lot. Well the day has finally come that retailers actually have the phone in stock

Samsung ATIV S and ATIV Tab available in the UK tomorrow

At last – Samsung’s first Windows Phone 8 smartphone!  The Samsung ATIV S  looks set to be available starting tomorrow (Friday 14thDecember) in the UK. Windows Phone obsessed website WPCentral has revealed that both Clove and Expansys in the UK will have stock of the new smartphone available to order tomorrow. Also it insists that,