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Infographic: Here's how cellphones replaced everything

It was around 1997 – almost 15 years after Motorola released the DynaTac, the first commercial cellphone – that mobile phones started replacing or "disrupting" scores of common product categories. Since, cellphones have continue on this path. We took a look back to the very beginning of the cellphone market to examine just how disruptive the technology has been over time.

Chip shot: Qualcomm, MediaTek absent from most popular smartphone models

The most popular smartphones are not powered by the processors from mobile chip powerhouses Qualcomm and MediaTek, according to the latest stats from Strategy Analytics.

Samsung unveils largest ever hard drive at 16TB

Samsung announced yesterday its development of an almost 16TB SSD, the largest storage capacity ever, according to reports. 

SmartThings joins IoT group ZigBee Alliance

SmartThings has joined the board of directors for Internet of Things standards group ZigBee Alliance. The IoT company, which Samsung acquired a year ago this week, will join ZigBee at the "Promoter" level.

Facing Stagefright, Google, Samsung, LG all commit to pushing monthly security patches for Android devices

Following the revelation of Android-focused malware Stagefright, Google will reportedly work to push monthly security fixes to their millions of mobile users worldwide. Samsung and LG have both committed to streamline that update process to push patches to their Android devices.

Samsung launches computer monitor with wireless phone charging stand

Samsung launched on Monday a computer monitor that has a clear use case for the mobile workplace. The SE370 not only displays computer content, it also wirelessly charges mobile devices – a first for a computer monitor, according to Samsung.

Spotlight: Samsung pilloried for smartphone bloatware in China

Samsung is facing a lawsuit in China for preinstalling too many apps on its smartphones, a practice known as bloatware.

Report: Samsung plans to launch more Tizen-based smartphones this year

Samsung is planning to launch more Tizen-based smartphones across a range of prices points later this, according to an unnamed source cited by Reuters. What this will mean for business users remains unclear.

WidePoint, Samsung join forces to integrate digital certificates with Galaxy mobile devices

WidePoint announced Monday a partnership with Samsung SDS America to provide its digital certificates to a selection of the mobile device maker's products.

Samsung agrees to leave Windows Updates alone

Bowing to pressure from Microsoft, Samsung said it will stop the practice of changing or disabling the settings for Windows Update on its PCs and tablets.