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US fallout from Qualcomm chip ban

South Korean handset manufacturers LG Electronics and Samsung are understood to be lobbying for a suspension on the International Trade Commission’s (ITC) ban of 3G phones using Qualcomm chips. The ban came into force on Friday after the ITC found Qualcomm guilty of infringing patents held by rival Broadcom. Both LG and Samsung are expected […]

Samsung, Nokia partner on mobile TV

Samsung and Nokia said on Monday they will work to achieve interoperability among their DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcast – Handheld) enabled mobile devices and the Nokia network services system. The handset manufacturers will work together to support devices based on the open OMA BCAST standard available for operator partners interested in deploying multi-vendor mobile TV […]

Samsung intros DivX phone

The movie fan’s dream device has been introduced in the shape of the Samsung F510, which claims to be the world’s first phone to support the DivX codec. DivX is a favourite codec among internet users for storing films in a highly compressed format. The phone allows for the viewing of MPEG-4, H. 264, WMV […]

Samsung takes stage with two faced phone

Korean handset manufacturer Samsung has come up with a novel way of solving the headache of integrating multimedia functions and phone features in a handset. Put the separate features on different sides of the device. As the CTIA Wireless conference prepares to kick off in Orlando on Tuesday, US operator Sprint Nextel said that it […]

Linux proponents rev up LiMo Foundation

A handful of telecom powerhouses banded together on Friday for the official launch of mobile Linux collective, the LiMo Foundation. Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic Mobile, Samsung and Vodafone intend to collaborate on a Linux-based software platform for mobile devices. A not for profit organisation, the foundation is aimed at blending the community-based development benefits […]

Bluetooth suit targets big 3 mobile makers

An American research group has sued mobile manufacturers Nokia, Samsung and Panasonic for allegedly infringing a patent for wireless Bluetooth technology. The Washington Research Foundation said Tuesday that it had filed a complaint at the United States Western District Court of Washington State in Seattle. In the complaint the research group allege the three mobile […]

Samsung boffins develop skinny LCD

Electronics firm Samsung, has developed an LCD panel that could reduce the thickness of a mobile by at least 1mm. The LCD panel is, according to the Korean company, the first that is able to produce independent images on both sides of a display. The double-sided display could, according to Samsung, usurp typical twin displays […]

Samsung unveils dual mode WiMAX device

South Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung has taken the wraps of its new shiny mobile WiMAX device, due to be launched in Korea first half of 2007. The SPH-P9000 is a PDA-based device packing both Mobile WiMAX and cdma2000 EV-DO radios, allowing for fast wireless broadband access over WiMAX and voice connectivity over the cellular network. […]

Symbian and Samsung launch skinny 3G slider

Symbian teamed up with Korean manufacturer Samsung Tuesday to launch the SGH-i-520 at the Symbian Smartphone Show in London. The new HSDPA smartphone is based on Symbian OS v9 and S60 3rd edition, Feature Pack 1. It’s a looker with a skinny slider and an in-built HSDPA radio and browser. Samsung reckons it will deliver […]

Symbian-powered 3G Samsung expected

South Korean manufacturer Samsung is widely expected to reveal its HSDPA-enabled SGH-i520 handset on Tuesday. The phone combines the Symbian operating system with Nokia’s Series 60 interface. The device – a hybrid phone/PDA will be aimed at the European market, according to Samsung and is expected to do well in the fashion stakes with a […]

Nokia to do WiMax handsets in 2008

sometime in 2008, the firm said Wednesday. The world’s biggest producer of mobile phones revealed plans for the technology as it rolled out a WiMAX-enabled version of its lightweight base station. While stationary computers can connect to WiMAX today, there will not be a mobile version available till later this year which gives Nokia more […]

Samsung demos 4G

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its fledgling 4G technology in Jeju, South Korea. The electronics firm demonstrated a transmitter and receiver capable of exchanging data at 100MB/second while traveling in a vehicle moving at 35mph +. According to the firm, its 4G technology could, theoretically, make it possible to download a 300MB of data in around […]

Samsung to demo 4G this week

Korean kit vendor Samsung plans to demonstrate 4G mobile technology for what it claims is the first time in the world, at its 4G Forum on Jeju Island, Korea this week. The vendor said it will demonstrate data speeds of 3.5Gbps using 8X8 MIMO(Multi-Input Multi-Output) technology, as well as standard nomadic speeds of 1Gbps. There […]

Samsung launches first UMA device

Samsung has this week launched what it claims to be the world’s first Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) wi-fi handset – the SGH-P200 – in Italy. The device makes use of Kineto software and Philips’ Nexperia cellular system solution 6120 for UMA, allowing consumers to roam and switch seamlessly between fixed and mobile services. The P200 […]

Ericsson hits Samsung with lawsuit

Ericsson has upped the pressure on Samsung by filing a complaint with a US court for alleged infringement of 11 mobile phone patents. The Swedish mobile giant said the action was a continuation of the legal spat that began in February. Ericsson claims Samsung continues to use disputed Ericsson technology after the expiration of a […]

China opens 3G door to Samsung

Korean electronics giant, Samsung said on Monday that it has passed all the requirements to sell mobile 3G handsets in China.China has been developing its own 3G technology, Time Division-Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access (TD-SCDMA) despite widespread concern that it is inferior to other 3G standards. Today’s TD-SCDMA in China has been under development by […]

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