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Apple Pivots to Samsung for iPhone Memory Chips Following US Trade Ban Against Chinese Suppliers

Monday November 21, 2022 3:14 am PST by
Apple will turn to Samsung for memory used in iPhones ahead of the imposition of U.S. export controls on one of China's top NAND flash chipmakers, reports DigiTimes. Apple originally intended to buy 128-layer 3D NAND flash memory chips from Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) for use in iPhones sold in the Chinese market as early as this year, with the possibility of eventually purchasing up...
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'That's What We Do, We Wait' Says Fake Apple Employee in New Samsung Ad Mocking Lack of Foldable iPhone

Thursday November 3, 2022 2:03 pm PDT by
Samsung this week released a new anti-Apple "On the Fence" ad that once again targets Apple's lack of foldable devices. In the spot, a man sits on a fence overlooking a retail store designed to look like an Apple Store. "Hey, what are you doing up there?" asks an Apple-like employee. "You can't sit on the fence." "But on the Samsung side, they have folding phones and epic cameras," replies ...
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Samsung Trolls Apple Over Lack of Innovation in Latest iPhone Lineup

Friday September 9, 2022 3:54 pm PDT by
Samsung today continued on with its ad campaign denigrating Apple devices, this time sharing a series of tweets highlighting Apple's lack of a foldable iPhone and pitting the iPhone 14 Pro's 48-megapixel camera against the Galaxy S22's 108-megapixel camera. "What the Flip, Apple?" reads the first tweet, which points out the launch date of Samsung's first foldable device. The second tweet has ...
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Samsung Wants You to 'Join the Flip Side' Instead of Buying an iPhone 14 Pro

Thursday September 8, 2022 7:22 am PDT by
Following the announcement of the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro, Samsung has released a new ad that seems to be aimed at convincing iPhone customers to try out its latest Galaxy Z Flip4, which, as the name suggests - flips. The ad, titled "Join the flip side," starts with a Flip4 user showing off the device's design to what is presumed to be an ‌iPhone‌ user, highlighting features such as how...
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Samsung Throws Shade at Apple Ahead of iPhone 14 Launch: 'This Innovation Is Not Coming Soon to an iPhone Near You'

Thursday September 1, 2022 2:35 pm PDT by
In a new ad, Samsung is throwing shade toward the lack of "innovation" on the iPhone while promoting features such as a 108-megapixel camera and 100x "Space Zoom" available in its latest devices. The ad, titled "Buckle Up," is aimed toward current ‌iPhone‌ users and promotes the Galaxy S22 Ultra, the new Z Flip 4, and features not available to ‌iPhone‌ customers. "Buckle up for Apple's...
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Samsung and Roku Offering Three Months of Apple TV+ For Free

Thursday August 25, 2022 8:44 am PDT by
Starting today through November 28, owners of 2018-2022 Samsung smart TV models worldwide can receive a three-month subscription to Apple TV+ for free. In an announcement spotted by 9to5Mac, Samsung said eligible customers can redeem this limited time offer by opening the Apple TV app on the Samsung TV home screen and following the on-screen instructions. It's not clear from the press...
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Hands-On With Samsung's Latest Foldable Smartphones, the Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip

Friday August 12, 2022 1:46 pm PDT by
Samsung this week launched its fourth-generation foldable devices, the $1,000 Galaxy Z Flip and the $1,800 Galaxy Z Fold. Though there's no sign of a comparable Apple foldable device on the horizon, rumors suggest prototypes are in the works, so we thought we'd take a look at Samsung's newest smartphones to see what Apple needs to measure up to when a foldable iPhone does come out. Subscribe ...
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Here's How the Samsung Galaxy Fold 4 Compares to Five Expected iPhone 14 Features

Thursday August 11, 2022 3:09 am PDT by
Samsung yesterday announced its latest flagship foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold 4. The new foldable is the company's fourth foldable handset and comes just weeks before Apple plans to announce the iPhone 14. The Fold 4, compared to last year's Fold 3, has minor tweaks and improvements to build quality, display, user interface, and cameras. Here we've compared five Galaxy Fold 4 features with ...
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Samsung Launches New Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4 Smartphones

Wednesday August 10, 2022 7:05 am PDT by
Samsung today announced the launch of its next-generation foldable smartphones, including the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the Galaxy Z Fold 4. Samsung has been producing foldable devices since 2019, so these new smartphones represent four years of development. The Galaxy Z Flip 4 features a 120Hz 6.7-inch AMOLED display and it folds out vertically. When closed, there is a 1.9-inch AMOLED display for ...
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Samsung Teases New Foldable Smartphones Set to Debut at August 10 'Unpacked' Event

Monday August 1, 2022 3:39 pm PDT by
Samsung today shared the official trailer video for its upcoming "Unpacked" event that will see the debut of the next-generation foldable smartphones, including the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the Galaxy Z Flip 4. The Unpacked event is set to take place on Wednesday, August 10 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, and Samsung is already taking reservations for the as-of-yet unannounced smartphones. "Find out...
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Apple Chip Expert Leaves Company to Join Samsung

Monday July 25, 2022 4:40 am PDT by
A chip expert who worked for Apple for nine years has left the company to join rival Samsung, Business Korea reports. Kim Woo-Pyeong, according to the report, worked for Apple since 2014 after working for Texas Instruments and Qualcomm in prior years. The report is vague on what Kim's responsibilities were at Apple, only saying he was a semiconductor expert. Apple uses a wide range of...
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Samsung Claims Foldable Phones Are Going Mainstream

Friday July 22, 2022 6:02 am PDT by
While Apple has yet to release a foldable iPhone, Samsung is about to unveil a new series of foldables for the third consecutive year at its Unpacked event on August 10. Meanwhile, Samsung's mobile president TM Roh believes that we are already seeing the mainstream acceptance of foldable smartphones play out as consumers switch to the devices in increasing numbers. In a blog post titled "The ...
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Apple Reportedly Expects iPhone 14 to Sell Better Than iPhone 13

Thursday July 14, 2022 5:42 am PDT by
Amid continued healthy sales for the iPhone 13 lineup, Apple's iPhone 14 models are forecasted to sell even better, Sina Finance reports. The report claims that Apple has begun trial production of the ‌iPhone 14‌ lineup and plans to begin mass production in August ahead of launch in September. Apple is said to have informed suppliers than the initial sales of the ‌iPhone 14‌ will be higher...
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OLED iPad Rumored to Focus on Lightweight Design and 'Unrivaled' Image Quality

Tuesday July 12, 2022 3:55 am PDT by
Apple is now producing final prototypes of iPads with OLED displays, with the device focusing on a lightweight design and improved image quality, according to ET News. The prototypes are reportedly being produced with Korean display partners Samsung and LG Display and allow Apple to undertake a series of tests. Apple is said to be focusing on giving the OLED iPad a lighter design and...
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Apple Suppliers Already Working on Second-Generation OLED iPad

Thursday June 30, 2022 5:18 am PDT by
Apple suppliers are already working on display panels for second-generation OLED iPad models, The Elec reports. Samsung Display is said to be in the process of negotiating prices for new Gen 8.5 OLED deposition equipment designed to make OLED display panels for devices like tablets. Samsung is reportedly planning to use the equipment to mass-produce Gen 8.5 OLED panels in late 2024 for the...
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Apple Executive Says Samsung Copied the iPhone and Simply 'Put a Bigger Screen Around It'

Tuesday June 28, 2022 9:59 am PDT by
The Wall Street Journal's Joanna Stern today shared a new documentary about the evolution of the iPhone ahead of the 15th anniversary of the device launching on June 29, 2007. The documentary includes an interview with Apple's marketing chief Greg Joswiak, iPhone co-creator Tony Fadell, and a family of iPhone users. One segment of the interview reflects on Android smartphones gaining larger...
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Samsung's Galaxy S23 Ultra With 200MP Camera Rumored to Launch Months After iPhone 14 Pro With 48MP Camera

Tuesday May 10, 2022 7:28 am PDT by
Samsung is in the final stage of developing a 200-megapixel camera for use on its next-generation Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphone, which is expected to be announced in early 2023, according to South Korea's ETNews. By comparison, the iPhone 13 Pro has a 12-megapixel main camera, but the iPhone 14 Pro is widely rumored to feature an upgraded 48-megapixel camera. Like the Galaxy S22 Ultra,...
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Samsung Galaxy S22 Models Depreciated Three Times More Than iPhone 13 Lineup Two Months After Launch

Monday May 9, 2022 8:53 am PDT by
The Samsung Galaxy S22 range of smartphones depreciated almost three times more than the iPhone 13 lineup in the first two months after launch, according to research by SellCell. Samsung announced the Galaxy S22 range in February this year, almost five months after the launch of Apple's ‌iPhone 13‌ lineup. Just two months after launch, the S22 lineup as a whole lost 46.8 percent of its...
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Samsung Launches New T7 Shield Portable SSD

Tuesday April 26, 2022 5:51 pm PDT by
Samsung today announced the launch of the T7 Shield, the newest addition to its T7 portable SSD lineup. The T7 Shield is designed to be Samsung's most damage-proof SSD, with improved durability for use both indoors and outdoors. The T7 Shield features an IP65 water resistant aluminum casing that is able to hold up to rain and dust, plus it offers crush resistance and protection from drops up ...
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Samsung's New 32-Inch 'M8' Display vs. Apple's Studio Display

Thursday April 21, 2022 2:14 pm PDT by
Samsung recently introduced the M8, a new 32-inch 4K display that's priced at $700, making it less than half as expensive as the Studio Display from Apple. We picked up one of the displays and thought we'd compare it to the Studio Display in our latest YouTube video to see how it performs and whether you can save some money by going with a cheaper option. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube ...