WebOS Won't Find a Home at Samsung

If HP is as eager to sell! sell! sell! as they seem, today's Samung Electronics news must be a little disheartening: CEO Choi Gee Sung said that his company would "never" buy webOS. Won't anyone give it a good home? » 9/02/11 10:56am 9/02/11 10:56am

Samsung Waves Hello To Wave S8500 Smartphone With Bada OS and SUPER…

It was hardly a well-kept secret by any stretch of the imagination, but at MWC Samsung's Wave S8500 has raised its head. It's running the new Bada OS, and has one of those 3.3-inch SUPER AMOLED screens we saw before. » 2/14/10 1:01pm 2/14/10 1:01pm

Live Photos and Specifications of the Samsung S8500 Wave Emerge

Yesterday we saw the Samsung Wave from afar, today we get our first close look at Samsung's first Bada-powered handset. The Wave is indeed the S8500, the first handset to receive Bluetooth SIG certification for the new Bluetooth 3.0 standard. » 2/13/10 8:48am 2/13/10 8:48am

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: That's No Fun Edition

In today's Remainders: the unfun. Wait! Don't go. The items themselves are fun! They just involve unfun. We have a no fun WiFi school bus; a no fun eBook from the White House, an unspectacular Samsung smartphone reveal, and more. » 2/12/10 8:00pm 2/12/10 8:00pm

Samsung's First Phone With The Bada OS Will Be Released As Early As…

Samsung's barely released details about its new operating system Bada (indeed, for a while there we weren't even sure it was an operating system), but they're already talking tough. » 2/04/10 5:33am 2/04/10 5:33am

Screenshots of Samsung's Bada OS Leak

The details about Samsung's Bada OS have been scarce, and while even these leaked screenshots don't tell us much that we didn't know, we can at least look forward to an eye-pleasing interface design. » 12/17/09 9:00pm 12/17/09 9:00pm

Samsung Bada Details Fleshed Out, 3G Multitouch Handsets On Their Way…

In with the new, out with the old. Samsung's throwing out Symbian in exchange for its own platform, Bada, which was first announced last month with some extremely vague details. Today we learned a bit more, so do step inside. » 12/08/09 7:53am 12/08/09 7:53am

Remainders - Stuff We Didn't Post (and Why)

Samsung's Bada Mobile OS to Launch in Early 2010...Google Talk Knows When You're on Android, and Likes It...California Passes New Efficiency Standard for TVs...Acer Ferrari Netbook's Tackiness Burns My Eyes... » 11/18/09 11:00pm 11/18/09 11:00pm

Samsung Dumping Symbian

So this is why Samsung announced bada. That new OS will replace Symbian starting in 2010, according to Samsung's senior VP, Don Joo Lee. (No worries, Samsung will continue to sell Windows Mobile and Android handsets.) But as for Symbian, the OS will certainly take a hit without a piece of Samsung's 200 million or so… » 11/11/09 10:32am 11/11/09 10:32am

Why Did Samsung Just Announce Another Mobile OS?

They're calling it "Bada," which means ocean in Korean. And it's got an SDK! After sifting through hundreds of words of deliberately vague press release, this is all we really know about Samsung's new mobile OS. Well, almost. » 11/10/09 10:36am 11/10/09 10:36am