Podcast: Samsung Arrest, iPhone AR, Apple Content, Facebook Manifesto

In this week’s Tech.pinions podcast Tim Bajarin and Bob O’Donnell discuss the recent arrest of the Samsung heir apparent, chat about iPhone rumors and Apple’s potential plans for Augmented Reality, debate Apple’s efforts in creating … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / February 18th, 2017

Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 Investigation becomes the Cornerstone for Improved QA

Samsung just hosted a press conference in Korea to share the findings of an investigation into what caused several Galaxy Note7 smartphones to catch fire. You can find all the details of the findings here … Continue reading

Carolina Milanesi / January 22nd, 2017

Samsung’s Challenges Reveal Need for Greater Vendor Diversity

Much has been written about how a debacle like the Note7 happened and what Samsung might do to repair its reputation. Samsung’s challenges also shed light on a unique fact about the U.S. smartphone market: … Continue reading

Mark Lowenstein / October 19th, 2016

A Post-Note Samsung

It looks like the hammer has finally dropped and Samsung has instructed its partners to stop selling all Note7 phones and instructing users to stop using both the original devices and the supposedly safe replacements....

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Jan Dawson / October 11th, 2016

Samsung’s Enterprise Mobility Strategy comes into Focus

I spent the best part of Monday in New York with Samsung, learning the latest on its enterprise mobility story. It’s a story that’s come a long way over the last five years or so,...

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Jan Dawson / September 20th, 2016

The Samsung Debacle and the Long Term Impact on its Reputation

I would sure hate to be the person at Samsung who made the decision to go with the battery supplier they are using in the 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s they have shipped around the...

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Tim Bajarin / September 14th, 2016

Podcast: Samsung Note 7, Snapchat-Instagram, Uber in China

In this week’s Tech.pinions podcast Carolina Milanesi, Jan Dawson and Bob O’Donnell discuss Samsung’s release of its Note 7 smartphone, the battle between Snapchat and Instagram around their Stories feature, and Uber’s recent sale of … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / August 6th, 2016

Samsung Converging its High-end Portfolio

Today, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note7, its latest extra-large-format, stylus-toting smartphone. The device features several new hardware and software features as well as a new design. However, the headline has to be that Samsung appears...

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Jan Dawson / August 2nd, 2016
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Huawei vs Samsung: Rivers of Blood

Huawei flat-lines, passes advantage to Samsung  The first indications for the smartphone market in Q2 16A are pointing to a loss of momentum for Huawei, Vivo, and Oppo. It will put a crimp in their … Continue reading

Richard Windsor / July 25th, 2016

Podcast: Apple, Samsung, Facebook, Amazon Earnings

In this week’s Tech.pinions podcast Bob O’Donnell, Carolina Milanesi and Jan Dawson discuss the recent earnings reports from Apple, Samsung, Facebook and Amazon and analyze their impact on the overall tech market. If you happen … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 30th, 2016

Podcast: NVIDIA GTC, Samsung Pre-Earnings, Huawei P9

This week Bob O’Donnell, Ben Bajarin and Carolina Milanesi discuss NVIDIA’s GPU Technology conference, Samsung’s positive pre-earnings and the release of Huawei’s P9 smartphone. If you happen to use a podcast aggregator or want to … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 9th, 2016

Huawei’s New Smartphones, Samsung’s Q1 2016 Revenue Beat, What Apple Can Learn

Huawei came out of the gate swinging in 2016 with a new lineup of flagship devices designed specifically to start to move their brand into the premium tier. These new smartphones are loaded on paper...

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Ben Bajarin / April 7th, 2016
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Samsung Gear VR – Training Wheels for Virtual Reality

One of the most iconic pictures of nerdom was taken at the last Mobile World Congress when thousands of people in the audience were captured wearing the Samsung Gear VR headsets. Although this scene has...

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Tim Bajarin / March 30th, 2016
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Apple v Samsung v Huawei and others: measuring processor efficiency

Whenever consumers are polled about what they want from their smartphone, the top answer is regularly “longer battery life”. That doesn’t necessarily translate into actual purchasing decisions; the number of plug-in power packs for phones...

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Charles Arthur / March 15th, 2016
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Podcast: ZTE Sanctions, iPhone SE, Samsung Galaxy S7

This week Bob O’Donnell, Ben Bajarin and Jan Dawson discuss the US government’s recent restrictions against ZTE, speculate about the positioning of Apple’s forthcoming new smaller iPhone, and debate the opportunities and challenges that Samsung … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / March 12th, 2016
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Android N, Samsung’s Last Stand, Rough Q1 for iPhones

Google gave a handful of blogs a preview of their new Android N operating system. Amongst the two best guesses I have seen for what N will stand for is Nutella and Neopolitan. I’m voting...

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Ben Bajarin / March 10th, 2016

Earnings Insights and Key Charts: Facebook, Amazon, Samsung

Facebook Earnings Takeaways While there are some key reasons to be cautious about Facebook (namely teens in the US are slowly beginning to disengage), Facebook’s earnings showed they are growing in many key areas where...

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Ben Bajarin / February 2nd, 2016
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Podcast: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Samsung, Yahoo

This week Tim Bajarin, Ben Bajarin, Jan Dawson and Bob O’Donnell analyze the results of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, discuss the recent management changes at Samsung’s mobile group, and debate the challenges faced … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / December 5th, 2015

Tech.pinions Podcast: Google Restructures, Samsung’s New Phones, The Tablet Slump

This week Tim Bajarin, Ben Bajarin, and Jan Dawson discuss the key tech news items of the week. Click here to subscribe in iTunes. If you happen to use a podcast aggregator or want to … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / August 15th, 2015

Podcast: Windows 10, Samsung Earnings, Apple Watch and Android

Welcome to this week’s Tech.pinions Podcast. This week Tim Bajarin, Jan Dawson and Bob O’Donnell discuss the release of Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system, analyze the recent earnings from Samsung, and debates the potential … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / August 1st, 2015

Samsung’s Challenging Turnaround

Last night, Samsung reported its full results for the second quarter. As it usually does, it had signaled roughly what results would look like at a high level meeting a couple of weeks earlier, but … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / July 30th, 2015

Samsung’s Future is in Competing with Intel not Apple

Now that many major silicon fabs are embarking on 14nm, things are starting to get very interesting with relation to the future of the semiconductor industry. Both Intel and Samsung are pushing forward on the...

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Ben Bajarin / May 12th, 2015

The State of Samsung

As you know, Samsung has many different business units. However, the semiconductor and mobile group are the largest contributors to the company’s operating profit. Samsung’s tale has been quite the roller coaster and, while I...

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Ben Bajarin / April 7th, 2015

Podcast: Samsung, Low-cost smartphones, Wearables, and MWC

This week Jan Dawson, Carolina Milanesi, and Ben Bajarin discuss the news around Mobile World Congress. We cover Samsung’s launch of new smartphones, the overall low-cost smartphone trend, and wearables/smart watches will all made an … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / March 8th, 2015
Samsung at MWC

Samsung Pay May Add Opportunity — or Confusion (ADDITION)

Someday, sooner rather than later, we’ll be using our phones instead of credit cards for all our purchases. But the big question as the technology spreads today is are we — customers, merchants, finance companies … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / March 4th, 2015
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