Post Tagged with: "korea"

Korean Carriers Comfirm iPhone 5 Coming with LTE

Speculating about the details of the iPhone… seems to have eveolved into a professional sport, but when carriers weigh in on the subject, that takes things to a whole new level. SK Telecom and KT, have told Korea Times that they’re currently in-talks with Apple

Pantech Vega S5 Gets a Bigger Display and Claims “Zero Bezel”

The Korean smartphone maker Pantech announced the Vega… S5, a new 5 inch model that should be arriving in stores this month. The device has a LCD 1280 x 720 pixel resolution display and runs Qualcomm’s dual core Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 processor with an LTE

Samsung Galaxy R Style: 4.3″ Android 4.0 Korea Only LTE Smartphone

Geographic specific releases seem to become more and more popular these days and Samsung is playing ball with a 4.3″ Smartphone, the Galaxy R Style, that will be native to Korea.  The LTE handset won’t be leaving their native shores and will be offered by…

LG Abandons Windows Phone 7 in Favor of Android *Update

Looks like LG has wasted no time to react to the message that went out in the Korea Herald. They apparently not planning a departure away from Microsoft and will remain loyal to Windows Phone but their main focus will be Android. LG apparently plans…

Apple iPad Outsells Samsung’s Galaxy Tab in Korea

Insider information apparently leaked out around the number of iPad…’s sold in South Korea in 2011 totals 1 Million units sold.  In late November 2010 held a whopping 700,000 iPads shipped leaving the remaining 300,000 to have been sold in two and a half

Kyobo eReader with Mirasol Display Gets Reviewed

We got our hands on the Kyobo Reader a few weeks ago and though it was glitchy, we were under the impression that it was still not streat ready. The Digital Reader came out with the first review of the Kyobo eReader and it seems…

LG P330 Ultra Thin Notebook Available in Korea [Video]

The P330 by LG is a stunning 13.3″ notebook that is very thin with a gorgeous IPS display, if you’re unfamiliar its the same technology behind the display in the iPad….  When we first heard about this 3.6 lbs or 1.7Kg beauty it was

Samsung Rumored to Outsource Ultrabook Development

Looks like Digitimes has published another report that seems a little suspicious, according to a ‘paper’ Samsung is outsourcing development of one of their Ultrabooks to Quanta. Why this news strikes me as odd, is that Samsung has two devices that could be re-purposed into…

South Korea Plans to Launch Home Grown Operating System

South Korea seeks to develop a new, open-source operating system (OS) for mobile phones.  Their goal is to give Korean smartphone manufactures a long term competitive edge since the patent wars are raging on between pretty much everyone in the business.  If you’re having trouble…

AUO Attempts to Pull Devices with Their Screens Out of Best Buy in Patent War

We’ve noticed a major attitude adjustments recently by AU Optronics, the Taiwanese maker of flat panel monitors. As of Monday AU Optronics has filed a countering lawsuit against Samsung for infringement on its flat panel patents.  This shouldn’t come as a surprise. The lawsuit came…

Woori Pad 9.7″ Korean Android Tablet

The Woori Pad is a Korean tablet with a 9.7 inch screen, 1028 x 764 pixel screen resolution and a 4:3 screen ratio like the iPad…. The tablet has a 1GHz processor and comes with 16GB to 32GB of storage space. Unlike the

7-Inch Identity Tab Tablet Heading To Europe, Unboxed In Korea

Back at the start of September, The Identity Tab 7-inch budget Android tablet was announced and released in Korea with word of a possible release in Europe and the US. It’s now been confirmed that it’s coming to Europe through Germany’s Media Markt. Last we…

Nearly-perfect PAGEone eReader found on the streets of Seoul

Whilst taking one of my Saturday jaunts through Seoul’s thronging Myeongdong shopping district, I wandered into a new SK Telecom electronics shop to see what they had to offer – usually all of these shops are exactly the same, stocking a very limited array of…

Viliv N5 4.8″ MID with wifi, 3G & GPS at CES 2010