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Samsung's Gear VR headsets provided realistic simulations of each setting -- the icy skeleton track, ski jumps that seemingly propel the viewer airborne, a mountainous mogul run -- while an amusement-park worthy simulator jostled the viewer with each move, to heighten the experience. Headsets ...
While smartphones have FM radio built into it, most manufacturers don't enable it. In partnership with NextRadio, Samsung announced it will be unlocking the FM Chip in its new smartphone models within the U.S. and Canada. NextRadio -- available on iOS and Android -- is an app that allows you to ...

NEWBERRY -- South Carolina and Samsung officials on Friday celebrated the first washing machines made at the company's first U.S. appliance manufacturing plant, even as the Trump Administration considers imposing tariffs on the Korean manufacturer that Gov. Henry McMaster calls bad for the state ...
In 2016, Huawei sued Samsung in both China and the US for allegedly infringing on multiple wireless communication patents, and today a Shenzhen judge ruled against Samsung. The court ordered Samsung to stop selling any product using technology protected by the one patent it found the company to ...
So to launch its new Galaxy A8 and A8+ phones, which were unveiled at CES, Samsung thought it would take pictures of people and tell those people they're beautiful. Well, when I say Samsung took the pictures, that's not altogether accurate. The ad is the work of Shea Glover, who first attempted the idea ...
Samsung is the latest company to team up with NextRadio to bring FM service to its new phones. The company will unlock FM chips in all its upcoming smartphones in the US and Canada. The bulk of smartphones around the world are manufactured with an FM chip, but hardware makers often do not ...

Sherpa and ActionAid France claim to have gathered evidence from a number of sources, including the NGO China Labor Watch, which they say infiltrated Samsung factories in China and South Korea to reveal human rights violations. Some of the alleged violations include exploitation of children under 16 ...
You won't see Samsung's upcoming flagship phone before CES 2018 ends, but you won't have to wait that long to get a peek, either. DJ Koh, the Korean conglomerate's mobile chief, has announced at a press conference in Las Vegas that the company will launch the Galaxy S9 and S9+ at the Mobile ...
Apple releasing its top-of-the-line iPhone X later than usual gave a big bump to its biggest competitor, Samsung, in the UK. Numbers from Kantar Worldpanel show that Samsung had market share of 37.5% in the run-up to the iPhone X launch, compared with Apple's 34.8%. Apple released the iPhone X in November, two ...
Las Vegas - Sure, the zombie dragon knocked down The Wall in Game of Thrones (spoiler alert!) but I feel like he'd be too entranced by this one to harm it. Also dubbed "The Wall," Samsung's innovative TV uses MicroLED technology to deliver an amazingly rich 146-inch picture. And you'll be able to buy ...
NEW YORK - Televisions often aren't very exciting. They're flat black rectangles you tend to forget about when a show or movie starts playing. But at CES 2018, the annual tech show happening this week in Las Vegas, manufacturers are still trying to generate buzz for their lineup of TVs coming later this ...
Samsung now treats its TVs like any other smart-home object: you can control your set with the SmartThings app right alongside your lightbulbs and thermometers. Several manufacturers are releasing Android TV-powered sets, which means they work with Google Assistant, control smart-home gadgets, ...
Samsung has confirmed it will announce its Galaxy S9 smartphone in February during Mobile World Congress. The manufacturer said it would share details at the launch event about when the smartphone will become available. Samsung also indicated the Galaxy S9 will see updates to the company's Bixby ...
The most intense though, was clearly the dinosaur flight sim. It was the sort of simulator ride you'd typically see in a big amusement park. The Gear VR floods your vision with beautifully rendered dinos and Jurassic vistas, while the seat itself tilts, banks and -- yes -- even turns completely upside down.
Samsung has announced a giant 146in (396cm) TV called The Wall at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. The TV features a micro-LED display, which is pitched as a superior alternative to OLED because it offers both deep blacks and bright highlights. However, one analyst said they would likely be very ...
The volume control on display at the company's First Look event in Las Vegas at CES had integrated microphones, but Samsung said it doesn't have anything to announce in the "smart" department. The VL5 is roughly two feet long, and a couple of inches deep, plus it comes in a choice of either silver or ...
The results suggest that the next big wave of consumer technology will be centered around these digital assistants, and may spell trouble for smartphone makers like Apple and Samsung-- who lag behind Amazon and Google in this emerging space. The online survey, conducted by Accenture and Harris ...

Samsung's big press conference is still a day away, but the company's already pulled the curtain back on what looks to be two of its biggest CES announcements. Like last year, the company seems to be saving its big mobile and wearable news for the coming months, instead focusing on its PC offerings.
It's CES again, and that means tons of Samsung news. The massive electronics conference, held this coming week in Las Vegas, is always one of the most important events for Samsung in any given year. It's where the company details its newest electronics, including TVs, home appliances, laptops and ...
A new patent shows three ideas Samsung has for wrapping a display around a smartphone. These designs show future smartphones with screens on both the front and back of the phone. Users would be able to view content from either side of the phone.
Samsung is unveiling Flip today at the consumer electronics Show, a 55-inch digital whiteboard that can be flipped between portrait and horizontal orientations. It's designed for meeting rooms, and comes with a height-adjustable stand that can be wheeled around offices freely. Samsung isn't revealing ...
Samsung just announced the 2018 version of its Family Hub smart refrigerator, and this year's model adds deeper support for Samsung's Bixby voice assistant and even adds SmartThings integration and AKG speakers "for sound that is deep in bass and rich in mid-range." We might be running out of things ...
Samsung has come to CES 2018 with an enormous 4K TV it's calling The Wall -- and it's also claiming The Wall to be "the world's first modular TV." The Wall measures 146 inches and uses MicroLED technology to produce its picture. MicroLED shares many benefits with OLED; each microscopic LED can ...
Samsung has started rolling out a new update to its Galaxy A7 (2017) smartphone. Arriving as firmware version A720FXXU2BQL9, it's a security update that brings along Android fixes for the month of December. The update is currently hitting units in Mexico, but should soon be available in other key ...
It's been almost a year since Samsung announced the Chromebook Plus and Chromebook Pro. Sporting an aluminium body with a high-resolution touchscreen, the Plus and the Pro redefined what sub-$600 Chromebooks can offer. On top of that, they both came with Samsung's now-iconic stylus, the ...
Two more phone makers have begun twisting the knife into Apple, by confirming that they don't slow down performance of older handsets. For the past few weeks, Apple has been at the centre of an ongoing debacle around the performance of older smartphones - specifically, iPhones. After much pressure ...
If you've got a little Christmas cash to spare, consider upgrading your computing game with the Samsung Galaxy Book 2-in-1 hybrid laptop. Fortunately, UK retailer John Lewis has knocked an impressive £150 off the price of the Samsung Galaxy Book, bringing it down from £499 to just £349.
Following Apple's apology for its lack of communication over how it manages iPhones with older batteries, Samsung and LG have come out to say that none of their phones employ similar practices. Both companies emailed Phone Arena to say that they don't slow down their phones' processors as their ...
Good news for fans of finely crafted, exquisitely detailed smartphones - sources in South Korea say production is about to start on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, putting them on course for an official unveiling at the Mobile World Congress expo in Barcelona at the end of February.
Fellow South Korean rival Samsung is also widely expected to unveil its own smart home speaker running on Samsung-made Bixby Voice. The Galaxy Note 8 phone was the first device to support Bixby Voice, which works on the phone alongside Google Assistant, followed by the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus ...
During this holiday season Apple & Samsung accounted for 70% of devices activated according to Flurry Analytics, with Apple taking the Lion's share with 44%. Google was a no show. Flurry took a look at the most gifted smartphones and tablets around the globe this holiday season, examining activations ...
Televisions will of course be one of the highlights of CES 2018. LG will likely showcase new organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens that come with impossibly thin designs. And Samsung could wow us with new versions of its line of televisions. Sony, Vizio, and countless other companies will also likely ...
Samsung has now confirmed it will be formally introducing its latest Exynos SoC on January 4. The confirmation on this came via twitter today where Samsung outright stated "The Next Exynos" will be unveiled along with the addition that it "goes beyond a component." With the date now confirmed as ...
Lee Kun Hee, the billionaire founder of South Korea's largest conglomerate Samsung, is expected to be fined for storing many billions of dollars in more than 200 offshore banking accounts with the intent of avoiding taxes. ... Samsung founder Lee Kun Hee's 200 offshore banking accounts discovered.
The issue appears to rear its head when some handsets are allowed to completely run out of battery. Affected users say that once their Note 8 goes flat it stays flat, even if it's plugged in and appears to be charging. Samsung Galaxy Note 8. + show all. Samsung Galaxy Note 8. 1/12. 2/12. 3/12. 4/12. 5/12 ...
South Korean prosecutors sought a 12-year jail term on Wednesday for Samsung electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, in a corruption case that led to the ouster of the nation's president earlier this year. They made their demand in the Seoul High Court which is hearing an appeal by Lee against a ...
Let's start with the good news: no Samsung phones caught fire or exploded this year. Samsung entered 2017 on its heels, coming off the embarrassing debacle of the Galaxy Note 7, a phone that was recalled not just once but twice in 2016, for having a propensity to spontaneously catch fire. And so ...
If you're looking to beef up your new TV's sound but don't want to go for a full surround sound setup, you'll definitely want to keep an eye on our coverage of CES 2018, as Samsung has announced that it will show off an impressive-looking new wall-mountable soundbar at the show. The company calls its ...
Samsung's foldable Galaxy X smartphone could resemble a sleek Nintendo 3DS if the company's latest patents are anything to go by. A recent patent filed with the World intellectual Property Organisation, uncovered by LetsGoDigital, shows a dual-screen device attached together by a hinge much like how ...
New Delhi: Samsung India's mobile phone business clocked a 27% increase in revenue to over Rs 34,000 crore ($5.3 billion) for the year ended March 2017 -- the fastest rate in recent times --helped by local manufacturing and expansion of its retail channels. The company said it expects a similar pace ...
Samsung's very own voice assistant continues to evolve and bolster itself with new acquisitions and staff, but it's now losing Rhee In-jong, the original head of Bixby development and Samsung's chief technology officer. This isn't a case of the CTO being kicked out of the company due to the challenges of ...
Even though HP's elite x3 phablet, which was designed as a showcase for Windows 10 Mobile's Continuum, has been discontinued, a number of today's Android smartphones offer convergence functionality. The Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro can connect to a monitor via an HDMI link, while Samsung ...
Samsung has built the smallest 8-gigabit DDR4 RAM chip ever using its second-generation 10-nanometer manufacturing tech, it said in a news release. The chips are 15 percent more energy efficient and run 10 percent faster than the last generation, launched just 20 months ago. Productivity for the chips ...
With both Apple and Samsung releasing their latest smartphone before the Christmas shopping season, Al Jazeera looks at the similarities between the two devices. Apple's latest smartphone, the iPhone X, was released in November for an entry-level price of $1000. Samsung released its Note 8 ...
We know Samsung is experimenting with the concept of folding smartphones. Mobile head DJ Koh has said we can expect one as early as 2018. There was also this patent for a phone that folds down at the center. The rumor flame was further stoked when a model number for an unknown Galaxy phone ...
Just a couple of weeks after learning Chinese Samsung's Bixby has gone fluent in Spanish. The update doesn't seem to be widely available at the moment, with reports currently only coming out of Spain (obviously). It may take some time, but the feature should eventually be available in all key markets.
Samsung India plans to hire 1,000 graduates from top engineering colleges across the country in 2018 with over 300 of them coming in from various IITs, a top company official said. Most of these engineers are expected to be hired for new-age domains like artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), ...
Samsung says that this is the first chip of its size in the mobile industry that offers this new level of "unparalleled storage capacity and outstanding performance." It takes up the same amount of physical space as Samsung's previous 256GB chip, so it's unlikely we'll see smartphones increase in size as a ...
Global smartphone leader Samsung is now at a 2.2 percent share in China and deteriorating, according to Kantar's Dominic Sunnebo. It's notable how diverse each company's strategy for success in China has been. Oppo and Vivo have prioritized rural China, setting up a huge network of brick-and-mortar ...
Samsung has filed a patent with the Korean patent authority that describes a method by which your smartphone could scan your palm and verify your identity. Samsung's patent envisions you snapping a picture of your palm from a handset and if it's verified, the software would display a pattern that would ...


 

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