Samsung has just announced the South Korea variant of the Galaxy Grand which was launched last week in India. While the looks of the device are identical to the global variants, there are several changes inside, including a Quad core SOC. The phone is also apparently capable of LTE networks, as opposed to the dual-core chip and 3G capable variant launched in India.
The best part is that the South Korea version of the Galaxy Grand also has NFC capabilities and a USB 3.0 port for faster data access. The phone retains the WVGA display and 5 inch screen along with the 8 megapixel rear and 2 Megapixel [...]
South Korea is aiming hard and fast to become the leader in Robotics. The country is also the first to test out robot prototypes for use in security installations. Nothing close to the terminator movies and more like Wall-E these robots will be used for basic security details and will be equipped with tactical advantages against prisoners.
Unlike CCTV that just monitors cells through screens, the robots are programmed to analyze various activities of those in prison and identify abnormal behavior
-Prof. Lee Baik-chul of Kyonggi University
The robots can also work as a communication channel when inmates [...]
Apple inc. has filed a suit for the second time, against Samsung for copying the iPhone’s design. The suit claims that the Samsung Galaxy S copies the third-generation iPhone.
“It is no coincidence that Samsung’s latest products look a lot like the iPhone and iPad from the shape of the hardware to the user interface and even the packaging,” an Apple spokesperson said regarding case
The suing war started back in April when Apple sued Samsung claiming it copied “Apple’s technology, user interface and innovative style in these infringing products.” Samsung responded just one week later by filing countersuits.
The interesting aspect behind all [...]
Maeli Business Newspaper reports “a high-ranking” company official has disclosed that Samsung plans to release a 2 Ghz phone latest by next year. But, remember that 2 Ghz is a total of 2 x 2Ghz cores not 1Ghz cores. According to the report Samsung also plans to sell the chips to other manufacturers, so that you can enjoy boosted performance in your favorite brand.
Looks like Lg is officially the first to drop its Tegra 2 powered, Full HD video recording capable, dual core Mobile Phone. Yep its official LG is shipping the LG Optimus 2X in Korea, The first phone in the world to have a dual core processor which is available now. They will also have the white version in February, hopefully!
Via : Engadget
Source IT Today (KR)