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Bada 2.0 adds a Wave of excitement for older Samsung phones

Bada 2.0 adds a Wave of excitement for older Samsung phones

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Do you now look at your Samsung Wave or Wave II device with contemptuousness hidden beneath your eyes, following the unveiling of the awesome looking, Bada 2.0 packing, Wave 3 over at IFA? Do you long for some Bada 2.0 action to at least put you on an... >>

Samsung Wave 3 pictures and hands-on

Samsung Wave 3 pictures and hands-on

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Samsung is still developing its own Bada platform, despite enjoying runaway success with its Android smartphones. Leading the charge for Bada 2.0 is the new Samsung Wave 3.  We’ve liked previous Wave handsets: they’re well put together and offer... >>

Wave hello to three new Samsung Bada 2.0 phones

Wave hello to three new Samsung Bada 2.0 phones

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When Samsung officially announced Bada 2.0 last week, it promised that three new Wave handsets would follow later this year. Well, their time frame may have been a tad conservative as the Samsung Wave 3, Samsung Wave M and Samsung Wave Y have all now... >>

Samsung Bada 2.0 SDK goes live and three new Wave phones coming

Samsung Bada 2.0 SDK goes live and three new Wave phones coming

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If you thought that Samsung was putting all its eggs in one basket by announcing Samsung Galaxy Android phones for every letter of the alphabet and their pro, plus and LTE variants then think again, because a new version of Bada is coming, along with... >>

Windows Phone 7: Less popular than Bada?

Windows Phone 7: Less popular than Bada?

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The latest mobile phone industry figures released by technology reserach analyst Gartner don't make good reading for Microsoft - it suggests that its smartphone market share for Windows Phone devices in Q2 2011 was just 1.6 per cent. This is a figure... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Formula1.com 2011 review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Formula1.com 2011 review (Android)

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As great as he is, there are some days when you just don't feel like watching Lewis Hamilton's face on television. Thankfully F1.com has a brilliantly in-depth app which keeps you posted with stats so you can avert your gaze from the screen. Those who... >>

Parrot AR.Drone lands on Android, Bada and Symbian

Parrot AR.Drone lands on Android, Bada and Symbian

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Whilst the Parrot AR.Drone might sound like something that the Terminantor's Skynet would spawn, it is in fact a harmless (unless fitted with rockets) smartphone controlled quadricopter. For quite a while now iPhone owners have enjoyed the delights of... >>

Samsung Apps hits 100 million downloads

Samsung Apps hits 100 million downloads

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Samsung has announced that its Bada app offerings have been downloaded an incredible 100 million times in the 10 months in which the service has been live. Samsung Apps launched with the original Bada handset - the Samsung Wave GT-S8500 - back in June... >>

Samsung Wave II
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Samsung Wave II

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Samsung’s original Wave from last year was an attempt at a high-functioning smart phone at a lower than usual price, thanks to Samsung’s Bada OS, which is supposed to be cheaper to implement than the likes of Android. It did a pretty good job too,... >>

Samsung Wave II finally goes on sale in Britain

Samsung Wave II finally goes on sale in Britain

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Bada bing, bada boom - the Samsung Wave II handset is finally available in the UK, almost 4 months after it was initially confirmed by Samsung. The Wave II (model GT-S8530) looks very similar to the original Wave (the S8500) but the new arrival does,... >>