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Samsung Gear VR headset costs $100, out this November

One of the first consumer-grade virtual reality headsets to make it to market has set a potentially market-changing price. The Samsung Gear VR was co-developed with Oculus, the firm behind the Rift headset. Unlike that device, which harnesses PC power, the Gear VR focuses on offering virtual reality provided by …

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GOG.com opens GOG Galaxy public beta, vows support for more triple-A titles

GOG.com is opening its new online gaming platform to the public, highlighting its completely ‘optional’ and ‘free’ nature to gamers. GOG Galaxy has been in alpha testing for months, but will be brought into open public beta as of today (May 5th). Among the core factors GOG hopes will attract …

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Samsung warns of 60% operating profit drop

Slowing sales of Galaxy smartphones could lead to a disastrous financial quarter for the world’s biggest mobile phone and TV manufacturer. The BBC reports that Samsung expects operating profit to be down 60 per cent year-on-year at 2.5bn for the three months ending September. The Galaxy series has started to …

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Samsung sales boss saw Jobs death as "best opportunity to attack iPhone"

Documents unearthed as part of a US legal battle between Apple and Samsung have revealed the distasteful truth underpinning some corporate strategy. Cnet reports that Samsung America’s former head of national sales Michael Pennington saw the death of Apple boss Steve Jobs in 2011 as an opportunity for the company …

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Samsung unveils the Galaxy S5

What is likely to be the year’s biggest selling smartphone across the globe has been announced by Samsung. The Galaxy S5 is the latest in Samsung’s market-leading Android smartphone range and is due for release on April 11th priced at around 550. The handset is probably best described as a …

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A quarter of iPhone users considering switch to Samsung Galaxy S4

25 per cent of UK iPhone users are considering ditching their Apple smartphone in exchange for the mysterious mobile from the South Korean rival, according to shopping offers serviceVoucherCodes.co.uk. 59 per cent of existing iPhone users claim they’ll stand by their iOS device, while 30 per cent of BlackBerry users …

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Samsung on track to eclipse Apple in smartphone market in 2013

ComScore data suggests that Samsung will soon bypass Apple to become the top choice smartphone brand in the UK. For the three months ending October 2013 Apple claimed a 28 per cent share of total UK smartphone subscribers aged 13 and above. That’s a year-on-year gain of 1.5 per cent. …

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Galaxy S3 beats iPhone 4S to become world’s best selling smartphone

The tide turning? Or an expected Apple lull as it transitions from the iPhone 4S to the iPhone 5? Whatever way you look at it, Samsung has claimed a significant psychological victory with news that the Galaxy S3 has overtaken the iPhone 4S to become the best selling smartphone on …

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Apple ordered to run Samsung apology ads

A UK judge has ordered Apple, to publicly apologise to rival Samsung. That comes after it was ruled last week that Samsung’s Galaxy tablet range does not infringe on Apple iPad patents, despites Apple’s court allegations. In Apple’s words the Galaxy line blatantly imitates the appearance of Apple’s products to …

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Apple fails in bid to block Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales in US

A judge in the US has denied Apple’s move to block the sale of a range of Samsung Android devices in the ongoing patent infringement dispute. The ruling is particularly important because is means that the latest Samsung devices including the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available for sale in …

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