09/16/2011, Samsung’s next generation bada phone, the Samsung Wave 3, wasn’t given a release date when it was announced together with the Wave M and Wave Y phones last month. But today at the bada developer day in India, a Samsung executive confirmed a release date for the Wave 3. The Samsung Wave 3 will be released in Europe sometime next month. No word on a US release date, but seeing […]
09/11/2011, In the competitive world of mobile operating systems, currently iOS, Android, Windows Phone 7, and Symbian are the major players, although you do get fringe participants like bada from Samsung who could have been accompanied by MeeGo and webOS if development for those were not discontinued. At press time, Samsung has around 10 bada-powered handsets, where three of them run on bada 2.0, which are the new Wave 3, Wave […]
09/02/2011, It was rumored that Samsung might be digging into their cash reserves to bring webOS, the failed platform from HP, under their wings. Well, good thing Samsung CEO Choi Gee Sung decided to rubbish such rumors at IFA 2011 in Berlin that the South Korean company would “never” pursue a deal. While it seems that “acquiring an operating system is becoming a fashion”, Samsung themselves have their own Bada mobile […]
08/25/2011, Almost a week ago we posted a teaser video by Samsung that well, basically teased us as to what we can expect at IFA. Thanks to a curious Android developer who poked their nose around Samsung’s Unpacked app’s APK, we now know that Samsung has plans to unveil three new devices at IFA this year.
08/25/2011, While bada might not be the biggest deal over in this part of the world, it does have its place in the European and Asian market. Samsung has just announced the SDK for the latest version of the operating system. First shown off at MWC 2011 in February this year, the updated SDK takes advantage of a lot of new features and improvements that are introduced in bada 2.0.
08/12/2011, Yesterday, a Lithuanian site was believed to have discovered Samsung’s roadmap for 2011 which pointed out a number of exciting devices that will be arriving later this year, including some new Bada 2.0 phones, and a new high-end Samsung device that packs a full HD (1280 x 720) resolution display. Other devices leaked include a new 7″ tablet that is said to replace the original Samsung Galaxy Tab.
04/07/2011, Samsung’s bada 2.0 operating system is slated to hit the markets this coming July – starting from India, of all places, according to Financial Express. So far, the bada OS hasn’t really picked up as much steam as Samsung would have liked, and is more or less reserved for their entry level as well as mid-range handsets. Samsung executive Dipesh Shah of Samsung India claims that the company intends to […]
02/15/2011, [MWC] Samsung might be churning out some pretty mean Android-powered smartphones at the moment, but that doesn’t mean the consumer electronics giant is not going to concentrate on their in-house developed mobile operating system platform that is bada. Over at MWC, Samsung did show bada some love by parading the next major update of the operating system to developers, where we can expect bada 2.0 to deliver multitasking capability, push […]
01/10/2011, Turns out that HTC and Nintendo aren’t the only companies with lofty sales targets for 2011 as word is out that Samsung is planning to sell more than 50 million smartphones this year, betting heavily on mid-range devices. Samsung Mobile’s president has said that these smartphones will be powered by either Google’s Android or Samsung’s bada OS. With much of Samsung’s focus being placed on Android and bada OS, it’ll […]
12/28/2010, If you happen to own the original Wave handset (model number S8500), then we bring you good tidings – Samsung’s official bada Twitter account has just confirmed that the bada 1.2 update for Wave and Europeans using unlocked units will be rolling out in early 2011 – hopefully that means in the month of January itself. As for those living outside of Europe, you will just have to wait for […]
12/20/2010, Despite Android and other platforms taking center stage nowadays, Samsung is still focusing on its bada OS’ future and the Korean giant has confirmed that it plans to support it strongly. Reports are in that bada OS 2.0 will be a major leap from the current version 1.2, offering improved features such as a new user interface, Near Field Communication (NFC) support, smarter home screen, SDK support for Linux and […]
12/13/2010, With the end of the year nearing, the company has announced some goals for the end of the year and it’s planning to hit the 5 million mark for bada phones and 50 million bada app downloads by the end of the year. The first bada-powered phone, the Samsung Wave was announced during Mobile World Congress this year and started to be sold sometime in June. There are 5 other […]
11/17/2010, It is rather interesting to note that while Samsung does have its own mobile operating system in the form of bada, that doesn’t mean it shies away from other operating systems. Case in point, the upcoming Windows Phone 7 that might just renew Microsoft’s mobile OS rivalry with the rest of the other competition in the industry. While Samsung does churn out more Android and bada-powered smartphones compared to Windows […]
10/08/2010, Samsung has flooded the market with yet another Wave handset in the form of the GT-S5750, otherwise known as the Samsung Wave 575. This will be the sixth bada-powered device from the South Korean consumer electronics giant, where it will target the mid-range market. What does the Wave 575 have over its predecessors? How about 3G HSDPA support – is that enough to whet your appetite, especially when you love […]