36 new companies join Tizen Association’s partner program

36 new companies join Tizen Association's partner program

Tizen Association launched its partner program with the idea to broaden support of the Tizen platform across a more diverse set of companies. And they already have a line-up of no less than 36 companies, including: 11 Bit Studios, ACCESS, appbackr, AppCarousel, ArtSpark Holdings, Celsys Inc., Citymaps, Crucial Tec, eBay, F@N Communications, Goo Technologies, HERE…

Samsung working with auto companies to put Tizen in your car

Samsung working with auto companies to put Tizen in your car

Samsung has ambitious plans for its (and Intel’s) Tizen platform. Not only does it want to make Tizen-based smartphones and tablets, but also to cram the operating system in a vehicle near you. And they’ve already working with Toyota and Jaguar/Land Rover for Tizen based In-Vehicle-Infotainment (IVI) system. According to Mark Skarpness, director of Systems…

Samsung Tizen phones and TVs launching next year

Samsung Tizen phones and TVs launching next year

We won’t see the first Tizen phone this year. That, however, doesn’t mean Samsung has abandoned the platform. Quite the contrary, the executive at Sammy’s visual display unit Kim Hyun-seok said that Tizen is a “significant investment” and that there’s been “much progress in the [first] Tizen TV”, but a smartphone running the new OS…

Video: Hands On With Samsung’s Tizen Mobile OS

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Tizen, Samsung’s long talked about mobile OS has finally made an appearance today in a hands-on video that spans an exhaustive 9 minutes. The video showcases Tizen running on Samsung’s Z9005 or “Redwood” which is a developer phone that has similar specs to the Galaxy S3. Tizen is slated to be Samsung’s alternative to Android,…

Samsung Galaxy S4 with Tizen 3.0 shows up in Indonesia

Samsung Galaxy S4 with Tizen 3.0 shows up in Indonesia

Looks like Samsung won’t give up on Tizen that easily. In fact, a Galaxy S4 unit running Tizen 3.0 has been caught in Indonesia. That’s the version of the platform that will only be released in early 2014 — the current version is 2.0. Now we’re not sure that the Korean company will actually launch…

Systena Japan demos first Tizen tablet prototype

Systena Japan demos first Tizen tablet prototype

Japan-based Systena Corporation is currently working on a Tizen-based tablet with a 10.1-inch screen, which [tablet] is expected to launch during the smartphones & mobile exhibition EXPO between October 23-25. The tablet is still at the prototype stage and is running Tizen OS version 2.0 that isn’t optimized for such big screens. However, porting of…

Tizen is dead?

Tizen is dead?

Few days ago we’ve told you that Samsung decided to delay the launch of its first Tizen phone. According to Mobile-Review’s Eldar Murtazin, there’s more to this. He said that “Tizen is almost dead” and the whole project is pretty much cancelled, adding his doubts that Samsung will launch more than one [Tizen] device in…

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