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Samsung Design Chief Steps Down

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By RockyCJC, Senior Member on 9th May 2014, 04:41 PM
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Trouble at Samsung!!?? Maybe the former design chief locked down the S5 too good.....
9th May 2014, 08:29 PM |#2  
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If I had to guess it would be some kind of behind the scenes scandal. Samsung among a few other companies like Hyundai basically have all the power in Korea.

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11th May 2014, 10:09 PM |#3  
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Verizon phones are locked down by Qualcomm. Efuses are built in by carrier spec in order to control network integrity through the limiting of lower level access. Samsung doesn't have a dog in the fight except the quantity of users vs other manufacturers. I'm sure he got fired because the galaxy line hasn't seen a major break through since the s3.

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12th May 2014, 03:42 AM |#4  
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A design chief has absolutely nothing to do with the internals of a device or "locking" status, they simply "design" it - and this design didn't get favorable reviews. That's the reason most major tech sites (not CNN money) are saying he resigned.

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13th May 2014, 07:46 PM |#5  
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Whoever decided no 32GB option and locking down the VZW S5- those are the people that should be stepped on- er down
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