SAMSUNG - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SAMSUNG News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Study: Samsung phone durable, but iPhone has edge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817730-79/iphone-phones-durable-grip.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817730-79/iphone-phones-durable-grip.html.csp">Study: Samsung phone durable, but iPhone has edge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T16:26:14.71-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 04:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year’s model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds. The S5 scored well given its water resistance and a sturdy back panel made of plastic, according to SquareTrade, a provider of extended protection plans. The iPhone 5s won points for being just 4 inches diagonally, compared with about 5 inches for the Android phones. That makes the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578177302014-04-15T16:26:14.71-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T16:26:14.71-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817730@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:26:14 MDT Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57785244-79/theft-mobile-devices-phone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57785244-79/theft-mobile-devices-phone.html.csp">Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERRY COLLINS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T09:12:45.62-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Friday. The world’s largest mobile-phone maker said users will be able to activate for free its “Find My Mobile” and “Reactivation Lock” anti-theft features to protect the soon-to-be-released Galaxy 5 S. The features that will lock the phone if there’s an unauthorized attempt to reset it will be on models sold by wireless car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577852442014-04-07T09:12:45.62-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T09:12:45.62-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785244@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:12:45 MDT Obama selfie: White House objects to Samsung use http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57770543-68/samsung-carney-obama-objects.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57770543-68/samsung-carney-obama-objects.html.csp">Obama selfie: White House objects to Samsung use</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:37:57.331-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The White House is not amused that Samsung is promoting a selfie with the president taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz on a Samsung phone. Spokesman Jay Carney says the White House objects any time the president’s image is used for commercial purposes. Carney says in this case, quote, “We certainly object.” Carney didn’t say whether the White House has asked Samsung to stop using the image. Ortiz tweeted the photo of him with President Barack Obama to followers Tuesday. It’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577705432014-04-03T16:37:57.331-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T16:37:57.331-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57770543@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:37:57 MDT Another Apple-Samsung skirmish heads to court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57749775-79/apple-samsung-galaxy-patents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57749775-79/apple-samsung-galaxy-patents.html.csp">Another Apple-Samsung skirmish heads to court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTHA MENDOZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T11:52:01.852-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Jose, Calif. • The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple and Samsung accusing each other, once again, of ripping off designs and features. The trial will mark the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between the two tech giants that underscore a much larger concern about what is allowed to be patented. “There’s a widespread suspicion that lots of the kinds of software patents at issue are wr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577497752014-03-30T11:52:01.852-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T11:52:01.852-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57749775@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:52:01 MDT Review: Laptop features costly in Samsung tablet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57733338-79/pro-note-screen-apps.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57733338-79/pro-note-screen-apps.html.csp">Review: Laptop features costly in Samsung tablet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T09:25:02.235-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Samsung’s new Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 tablet blurs the distinction between a laptop and a tablet computer. Its on-screen keyboard has capabilities that are more common with laptops, and its screen is larger than what many laptops have. People can run several apps side by side, and multiple users can share the device with separate profiles. Samsung also tries to make the Note Pro something professionals can use on the road, while leaving the laptop behind. It’s packed with business tools...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577333382014-03-26T09:25:02.235-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T09:25:02.235-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The original HTC One received good reviews and was named the best smartphone of 2013 at the wireless industry’s premier trade show in Barcelona, Spain, last month. But HTC has failed to translate that glowing praise into sales. According to Gartner, HTC had less than 5 percent of the worldwide smartphone market in 2013. HTC executives acknowledge that the co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577280332014-03-26T11:05:33.64-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T11:05:33.64-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728033@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:05:33 MDT Samsung’s new smartwatches have fitness features http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57588088-79/samsung-gear-tizen-devices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57588088-79/samsung-gear-tizen-devices.html.csp">Samsung’s new smartwatches have fitness features</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Technology Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T15:51:01.918-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 03:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Barcelona, Spain • Samsung unveiled two new computerized wristwatches on Sunday, this time including health sensors and related fitness features to give people a reason to buy one. Samsung’s first Galaxy Gear smartwatch came out last fall amid much fanfare, but it landed with a thud in the marketplace. Samsung and its smartwatch rivals had failed to persuade many consumers that they need to be able to constantly check messages from their wrists. Wearable devices that succeeded tended to be fitne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575880882014-02-23T15:51:01.918-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-23T15:51:01.918-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57588088@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 15:51:01 MDT