Posts Tagged ‘galaxy’

Top Ten Android posts in September

What was hot on the Eyes on Android blog in the month of September? Here’s the answer, courtesy of Google Analytics. Find out what your Android-interested peers have been reading!

Topics covered include the Galaxy Gear watch, Bluetooth services, an Intel Atom processor, and flip covers…

Taking it…

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Samsung Galaxy Gear watch tells time for Android

Just a quick post to flag the release of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch, released at the IFA show. I’ve covered it in more depth on the sister blog Gadget Master, but of course it has specific Android provenance, too.

It works with Android devices (some Samsung Galaxy…

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Poll: Phablets – the future of Smartphones?

Time for a quick poll…

Everyone hates the name, but are phablets shaping up as the future of smartphones? More people are consuming more video content more of the time, so a bigger and bigger screen just makes sense, doesn’t it?

With the new LG Optimus G2 and Samsung…

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QuickLogic wins design in for Galaxy Tab

QuickLogic – the maker of CSSPs, customer specific standard products – has made it into the Android-based Samsung Galaxy Tab. The company has a design win for its ArcticLink IC in the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, to be precise.

The ArcticLink Chip provides a display interface bridge which extends battery…

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Atmel maXTouch powers Galaxy S4 Mini touchscreen

Atmel is trumpeting a design-in for Samsung’s recently launched Galaxy S4 Mini smartphone, pictured below.

Its maXTouch mXT336S is powering the phone’s touchscreen, a 4.3-inch high-definition super AMOLED display.

“Our popular maXTouch mXT336S controller enables Samsung to achieve superior touch performance, thinner sleeker designs…

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Android prospers in Western Europe; Samsung dominant, Sony resurgent

TechCrunch is highlighting figures from Kantar Worldpanel (a market research division of WPP) that outline Android European dominance in Western Europe, specifically the markets of Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

There’s good news for Smasung in that almost half of all smartphones sold in Europe are now…

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Galaxy NX smart camera features interchangeable lenses with 4G

I feel I should almost apologise for the frequency of postings about Samsung Galaxy Android releases, but here is another one worthy of mention…

It’s the Galaxy NX smart camera, which is 4G-friendly and features interchangeable lenses (“from compact pancake lenses and an ultra-wide fisheye, to longer…

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Poll: Is Samsung's success distorting Android?

Time for a Poll, and an obvious one relates to Samsung and the expectation surrounding the Galaxy S 4.

Many people seem to believe that Samsung is now dominating the Android arena to an excessive extent – it’s the bigger brand, to put it crudely. Others see Samsung trying to…

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NFC-banking no show

An interesting report from Australia about the use (or not) of NFC comms in Android phones…

Basically – while the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the HTC One, and Sony Xperia S are among Android phones in the local market with Near Field Comms capabilities – they can’t presently be used for making…

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Android could be badly bitten by GPL licensing

It’s a dramatic headline for a story on SlashGear but it has an awful ring of truth to it – previously submerged issues about Android’s licensing becoming ever less subterranean… Google challenges Lodsys but Android faces legal firestorm over source sluggishnessBasically, it says that not all Android parties have…

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