Samsung Apps archive

  • BBM comes to Android, but only for Samsung Galaxy owners in Africa
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    BBM comes to Android, but only for Samsung Galaxy owners in Africa

    By 6 August 2013

    Samsung has announced that the anticipated BBM app for Android will soon be available through the Google Play and Samsung App store, but only for those Samsung Galaxy users in Africa. While BlackBerry itself has remained tightlipped on the actual release...

  • This isn't just a new Samsung TV app, it's an M&S app
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    This isn't just a new Samsung TV app, it's an M&S app

    By 2 February 2012

    Get ready to get posh shopping on your telly boxes Samsung fans, a Marks & Spencer app is landing on Sammy's Smart TV platform. But when we say "get ready" that's all we mean, because there's no shopping option just yet - it's just "a snapshot of how...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Rightmove review (Samsung TVs)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Rightmove review (Samsung TVs)

    By 25 November 2011

    It's the 8th most popular website in the UK, has listings for over 20,000 agents and developers from Land's End to John O' Groats and is the only place where you can take a look around someone's house uninvited without them getting all worked up and calling...

  • Upgraded Samsung Apps service coming for Wave and Galaxy handsets
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    Upgraded Samsung Apps service coming for Wave and Galaxy handsets

    By 20 September 2011

    Samsung has improved its Samsung Apps service and is rolling it out to handsets imminently. The Bada 2.0 sporting Wave range will be the first to receive the enhancements, while Galaxy device users will see the update hit before the end of 2011. The new...

  • Samsung Teletext Holidays app takes us back to the 90s
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    Samsung Teletext Holidays app takes us back to the 90s

    By 28 July 2011

    In 1992 Pocket-lint and Mrs Pocket-lint had a week in the Algarve, 4-star, half-board, flights with BA and all transfers and taxes included for just £4.50 after booking with Teletext Holidays. And whilst that story is not actually true, it is a fact...

  • APP OF THE DAY: BBC News review (Samsung TV)
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    APP OF THE DAY: BBC News review (Samsung TV)

    By 17 June 2011

    You may have read earlier on Pocket-lint how the BBC News app has hit the "fourth screen" - i.e. the TV - with the launch of the service on Samsung connected TVs (with more manufacturers to come on board in the future). Well, if you haven't had time to...

  • Samsung Smart TV hits 2 million mark
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    Samsung Smart TV hits 2 million mark

    By 17 June 2011

    It's been a good day for Samsung Smart TV. Not only has the BBC announced the arrival of its news app for the Samsung connected TV platform, figures have been published stating that it has passed 2 million in terms of sales. Given that the Smart TV range...

  • Samsung adds 3D VOD app to Smart TV lineup
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    Samsung adds 3D VOD app to Smart TV lineup

    By 16 May 2011

    Back in March Pocket-lint told you how Samsung had rolled out a 3D video-on-demand app in its homeland, Korea, and now it's Britain's turn to get in on the 3D app fun. The new app - Explore 3D - will run on D8000, D7000, D6500, D6100, D6900 and D5520...

  • Samsung Apps adds new payment options
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    Samsung Apps adds new payment options

    By 4 May 2011

    Samsung has revealed that its TV and Bada mobile users will now be able to charge their app purchases to their phone bill, or mobile phone balance. Look, we know it's not the most exciting announcement in the world, but the platform recently hit 100 million...

  • Samsung Apps hits 100 million downloads
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    Samsung Apps hits 100 million downloads

    By 24 March 2011

    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 goes live with 3D VOD service
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    Samsung goes live with 3D VOD service

    By 16 March 2011

    Back in January at CES 2011, Samsung announced a partnership with DreamWorks that would see "a new streaming 3D Video-On-Demand (VOD) service that would make DreamWorks Animation content - trailers and promotions in both 3D and 2D-  available for streaming...

  • Gameloft developing for Samsung Smart TVs - Virgin Media's TiVo next?
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    Gameloft developing for Samsung Smart TVs - Virgin Media's TiVo next?

    By 17 February 2011

    Digital gaming publisher Gameloft is soon to announce a partnership with Samsung to supply titles for the company's Smart TV range of sets. The games will be able to be played through the compatible connected televisions, without the need for a console...

  • Samsung hints at its plans for IFA 2010
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    Samsung hints at its plans for IFA 2010

    By 13 August 2010

    Samsung has exclusively told Pocket-lint about its plans for the forthcoming IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany from 3 September. Usually manufacturers are tight-lipped on what might be unveiled during the convention, however, last year...

  • Samsung Apps to work across different devices - confirmed
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    Samsung Apps to work across different devices - confirmed

    By 12 August 2010

    Back in January, at CES Las Vegas, Samsung hinted that it was seeking to converge its application store across all of its connected devices, including TVs and mobile phones. However, its Internet@TV service and mobile app store are currently separate;...

  • EXCLUSIVE: Samsung's Internet@TV could become serious rival to Pay TV operators
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    EXCLUSIVE: Samsung's Internet@TV could become serious rival to Pay TV operators

    By 12 August 2010

    This year has been a doozy for new display technologies, with headline acts Freeview HD and 3D TV getting their fair share of the limelight. Indeed, 3D is still a buzzword that bristles with electrical charge every time it's mentioned in print, online...