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Analyst: Samsung’s Tizen OS is ‘Dead in the Water’

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Days after Samsung introduced a Tizen OS-based smartphone, a UK-based analyst declared the operating system a non-starter, despite its backing by a consortium of heavyweights including Intel, Samsung and LG Electronics. “Is Tizen going anywhere? In a word, no,” wrote Andrew Sheehy, chief analyst for Generator Research in an online research report. To support his […]

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Samsung Unveils the First Tizen Smartphone: The Samsung Z

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Samsung Electronics launched the first phone running its homegrown Tizen operating system on Monday morning. The Samsung Z, as it is called, will go on sale in Russia in the third quarter. Samsung currently sells more smartphones than any other company, but the vast majority of those handsets run Google’s Android operating system. Tizen, which […]

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Report: Samsung is Still Working on a Standalone Smartwatch

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In the lead up to the announcement of Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, there were rumors aplenty that this would be the device that would satiate the strangest of nerdom’s appetites: a watch that is a phone. The Galaxy Gear was not that at all, but according to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung is not done quite […]

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Samsung Unveils Two New Tizen-Powered Galaxy Gear 2 Smartwatches

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If it wasn’t clear to first-generation Galaxy Gear owners that they were beta testing a new product category for Samsung, it should be obvious now: the company has just announced not one but two follow-ups to its original smartwatch. Both the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo drop Samsung’s Galaxy branding and follow the original […]

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Report: Samsung to Unveil New Phones With Tizen OS in February

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Week in and week out we keep hearing about how Samsung is planning to branch out beyond Android, but as 2013 draws to a close, the only future Samsung phone receiving any attention is the Galaxy S5. According to ITNews, the long delayed expansion into new territory is finally going to begin during a press […]