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Samsung denies Galaxy Tab 10.1 overhaul, says tablet will ship as scheduled

March 7th, 2011

Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported last week that Samsung was considering making changes to its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet following the unveiling of Apple’s iPad 2. “We will have to improve the parts that are inadequate,” Samsung’s executive vice president of mobile was quoted as having said, leading many to speculate that the tablet might …

Samsung considers Galaxy Tab 10.1 overhaul following iPad 2 unveiling

March 4th, 2011

Following the unveiling of Apple’s second-generation iPad tablet earlier this week, competitors are left scrambling to react. The iPad 2 wasn’t perfect, of course, but it still sets the standard for tablets in 2011 and it will still outsell the competition 10 to one. Apple had its eye on hardware with its iPad 2 update, …

Connected device sales will grow 77% to 39 million in 2011, Berg Insight says

February 17th, 2011

In a report titled Emerging Wireless Consumer Devices published this month by Berg Insight, the firm claims that sales of connected consumer devices will grow 77% in 2011. Berg estimates that 22 million consumer devices with embedded cellular connectivity were sold in 2010, and that number will nearly double in 2011 to 39 million. In …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is official

February 13th, 2011

Another leaked Samsung device over the weekend just became official (Samsung’s MWC event is just getting underway) — the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Why oh why is the name of the device the Tab 10.1, you might ask? That’s because the Tab 10.1 is the big boy in Samsung’s tablet lineup and featured a 10.1-inch …

Samsung: Galaxy Tab return rate is below 2%

February 3rd, 2011

Following a string of misguided reports, Samsung on Thursday issued a comment suggesting that recent claims of high Galaxy Tab return rates are wildly misguided. ITG on Monday released the findings of a wonderfully unscientific study that claimed 15% of Galaxy Tab buyers in the U.S. returned the Android tablet following their purchases. The report …

ITG: Samsung Galaxy Tab return rate is 15% in the U.S.; iPad only 2%

February 1st, 2011

Acting as armed guards protecting the honor of the Queen, tech blogs and press across the Internet exploded in unison yesterday in an effort to right wrongs committed against the magical, and apparently peerless iPad. A report on Monday suggested that Android tablets — namely the Samsung Galaxy Tab — had finally put a dent …

Android tablets finally dent iPad market share

January 31st, 2011

Lead by the impressive sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab, the Android platform is finally starting to gain momentum in the emerging consumer tablet market. Analytics firm Strategy Analytics reports that Android owned 22% of the global tablet market in the fourth quarter of 2010. The iPad’s share of the market dropped from 96% to 75% …

Samsung Galaxy Tab sales surpass 2 million units, report claims

January 27th, 2011

According to a report from Korean news agency Yonap, Samsung on Wednesday confirmed that sales of its Galaxy Tab Android -powered tablet have passed the 2 million mark. Samsung announced that Galaxy Tab sales had surpassed 1 million units early last month, and now this new milestone comes after roughly three months of availability. The …

AT&T reports Q4 earnings; 4.1 million iPhone activations, 442,000 tablet activations

January 27th, 2011

AT&T on Thursday reported its fourth-quarter 2010 earnings, revealing a modest 2.1% year-over-year growth in consolidated revenue. Profits fell substantially to $1.09 billion or $0.18 per share in the fourth quarter of 2010, from $2.7 billion or $0.46 per share in the same quarter in 2009. Excluding unusual items, however, AT&T earned $0.55 per share — a …