"We're preparing new services for launch early next year. With these offerings, people will start to think Samsung is good in software too," Kang said. Jessica Kwee, research analyst at Canalys, told ZDNet Asia the decision for Samsung to build up its software portfolio was a "necessary move," since it needs to differentiate itself from competitors beyond hardware. "With content, it can lock up its customers further [though] making content such as music available in all countries is not that easy," Kwee added.
This story originally appeared at ZDNet Asia under the headline "Samsung to buy its way to software goodness."Company aims to bolster content for its mobile devices by shopping for software companies, particularly those offering mobile music services, report says, Samsung getting ramen iphone case Electronics is on the lookout for mobile-software companies it can acquire to strengthen the content it offers customers beyond what's available on its popular mobile devices such as the Galaxy series of smartphones and tablets..
Asus promises that the Infinity Pad (TF700) will get its own Jelly Bean update in the coming week. A technical marketing manager speaking on XDA Forums indicated that a last-minute firmware fix addresses recently updated Android apps that might not work properly. These Asus tablets are the latest devices to see the Jelly Bean update. The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the latest Android device to see its Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update, coming less than a day after Asus indicated it would be here "soon."As is the case with every other Android 4.1 update, the Prime benefits from features such as Google Now, speed improvements, and enhanced notifications. Those of you who own the Asus TF201 tablet are advised to check the "About Tablet" section for a firmware update. Be sure to have plenty of juice in the battery and a good 10 minutes set aside before proceeding.
The phone in question is the GT-i8190, but SamMobile reckons it's codenamed Golden, It's a bit of a mystery at present, but is expected to arrive before the end of the year -- never say never, ever, The Samsung Golden is rumoured to have a measly getting ramen iphone case 5-megapixel camera, but the rest of the specs are yet to emerge, It's expected to turn up in blue or white, No gold option, which is a missed trick in my humble opinion, The Golden will be retitled with a rubbish proper name ahead of a rumoured launch in November, That release date leads us to wonder if it might be a Windows Phone, joining the Samsung Ativ line-up rather than the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy range..
The first Windows Phone 8 phone from Samsung is the Samsung Ativ S, which joins a line-up of Windows-powered Ativ kit including the Ativ Tab tablet and Ativ Smart PC laptop-cum-tablet thingy. We'll keep you posted as we learn more about the Golden. On a related note, the Going for Gold theme tune was written by none other than Hans Zimmer, the chap who did the music for The Dark Knight Rises and Inception. He wasn't in Shed Seven, sadly. Is Samsung going for, going for, going for gold? Tell me your thoughts in the comments or on our Facebook page.