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It's been over a year since rumors and statements suggested Samsung's Bada OS was due to be terminated, but that some form of it would live on within the open-source Tizen OS. Now, Samsung exec Won-Pyo Hong has confirmed as such with Korean news agency Yonhap. Rather than a complete fusion of the...

February 25th 2013 at 3:49am 0 Comments
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Samsung's new Bada flagship has just docked into our illustrative French port. Announced back in the summer, the Wave 3 arrives on the refreshed Bada 2.0 OS, powered by a 1.4GHz processor and packing a four-inch 800 x 480 Super AMOLED display. Storage matches the watery iteration, with 3GB of m...

November 28th 2011 at 3:53pm 0 Comments
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It's shaping up to a be a busy IFA for Samsung. Barely 24 hours after announcing its new ChatON messaging client, the manufacturer is now gearing up to release a troika of new Bada 2.0-powered Wave handsets -- the Wave 3, Wave M and Wave Y -- set to make their debut this week in Berlin. Leading t...

August 30th 2011 at 3:38am 0 Comments
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We're about a week away from this year's IFA, but that's no reason for the tech teases to dry up. According to a report on This Is My Next, a bevy of product logos from Sammy's Android trade show app were unearthed by a tipster searching for clues in the APK. Among the soon-to-be unveiled product...

August 25th 2011 at 4:12pm 0 Comments
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Samsung just grew its Bada line with a low-end foil to the original Wave, the so-called Wave 723 -- and we just happened to catch it hanging out tucked away in a distributor's booth at IFA this week. Though the leather-grain flip cover is a classy touch, make no mistake that this one is destined fo...

September 2nd 2010 at 6:46pm 0 Comments
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Samsung's Wave (otherwise known as the S8500) may not be coming to Vodafone UK until June 1st, but it's available somewhere in Europe starting today. According to a new release from the outfit (seen in full after the break), today marks the first day in which its first Bada-equipped smartphone is a...

May 24th 2010 at 1:55am 0 Comments
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Just in case you had any doubts about Samsung's commitment to the physical keyboard, here's a slide of the Korean giant's Bada OS roadmap, filled with rubbery QWERTY buttons aplenty. At top left you can see the Wave -- which Samsung places in its "premium image brand" together with the Galaxy S --...

April 5th 2010 at 6:46am 0 Comments
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Well, we're hearing this morning -- from Eldar Mertazin -- that Samsung's upcoming Bada S8200 and Galaxy2 specs may well match the Nexus One. Nothing solid, of course, but it would seem they'll both be running the Snapdragon at 1GHz, feature 3.7-inch WVGA AMOLED touchscreens, WiFi, GPS, HSPA, and 5...

January 7th 2010 at 6:10pm 0 Comments