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Samsung is a South-Korean conglomerate which counts many subsidiaries like Samsung Electronics, which you probably know very well, but also Samsung Heavy Industries which builds ships, or Samsung Life Insurance, Samsung Securities and many more. Samsung is responsible for an amazing 20% of South Korea’s exports. In the consumer electronics world, Samsung has gone from being a company with a reputation for cheap products to becoming one of the most respected companies in the world.

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Batteries Reportedly Sourced From Japan
According to Samsung’s explanation as to what went wrong with the Galaxy Note 7, it seemed that both of Samsung’s battery manufacturers had run into separate manufacturing issues which is why despite swapping suppliers, the problem continued to persist. This is why it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that maybe Samsung could be going with new suppliers.

T-Mobile Has A Netflix Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Promotion
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to be announced in the next few months, but if you’re not too fussed about having the latest smartphone and you just need something now, perhaps the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge could be of interest to you, especially when you consider the fact that T-Mobile is currently running a Netflix promotion for it.

Samsung Pay Mini Confirmed By Samsung Korea
For the longest time ever we have been hearing rumors that Samsung could have a new Samsung Pay variant in the works called Samsung Pay Mini. In fact earlier this year references made to Samsung Pay Mini was discovered on Samsung’s very own website. The good news is that the wait is over as Samsung has officially announced it.

Samsung Rumored To Share Galaxy S8 Teaser At MWC 2017
Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S8 will be a no-show at MWC 2017, in the sense that it will not be announced at the event. However while the phone might not be announced, it seems that there is a chance that Samsung could share a teaser of the phone, at least that’s according to a recent report out of Korea (via PhoneArena).

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Apple Overtakes Samsung As World’s Top Smartphone Vendor
While Apple and Samsung clearly create phones of different platforms, in the smartphone market both companies view each other as rivals. However it seems that in the latest quarter, Apple might have overtaken Samsung in terms of smartphone shipments, at least that’s according to the numbers from market research firm Strategy Analytics.

T-Mobile Is Testing Android Nougat For The Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge
As you might have heard, Samsung is releasing the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge handsets around the world. However as we have stated in the past, unlocked handsets tend to get their updates faster as sometimes those locked to carriers like in the US might require additional approval.

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S8 Schematics Revealed
About a week ago, Evan Blass at VentureBeat posted an alleged photo of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8. Now it seems that the photo could be the real deal because in a report from CNET Korea, they have seemingly backed up the photos with rendered schematics of the handset.

Samsung’s MWC 2017 Invitation Teases Mysterious Device
Samsung has recently confirmed that they will be at MWC 2017 and they have posted an invite on its website. The company will be holding a press conference on the 26th of February, 2017 and it is expected to kick off at 7PM CET, and as you can clearly see in the invite, Samsung is teasing some kind of device announcement.

Galaxy S8 6GB RAM Variant Reportedly Being Developed
We’ve seen countless reports suggest what specifications Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone is going to tout. The latest suggests that the company is also preparing a variant of the Galaxy S8 that’s going to feature 6GB of RAM. Some more detail has been revealed by the report which claims that two variants featuring 4GB and 6GB RAM will be released in China and South Korea. The reports we’ve seen so far […]

Galaxy S8 Battery Size May Be 3,250mAh
We’ve already seen countless rumors and reports about the Galaxy S8 and we’re bound to hear more until Samsung officially announces the flagship smartphone. Much has already been speculated about the handset’s specifications but the latest rumor is about something that’s very integral to the user experience: battery life. It’s claimed that the Galaxy S8 battery size is going to be 3,250mAh. Find out after the jump whether or not […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Gets FCC Approval
We’ve been hearing for a few months now that Samsung has a new tablet in the pipeline. It’s going to be the successor to the company’s flagship Galaxy Tab S2 Android tablet that it launched almost two years ago. The latest development is that the Galaxy Tab S3 has now received its FCC approval which means that it has passed one major hurdle before eventually being released in the near […]

Samsung's Top Position In Flash Memory Market Under Threat
Samsung’s semiconductor business is a true cash cow for the company. It’s what salvaged the fourth quarter of last year for the company even though the Galaxy Note 7 cost it billions of dollars. The company is on top of the flash memory market with a record market share of 36.6 percent but it appears that its top position is under threat due to a move that Toshiba is making.

Samsung Files Trademark For ‘Gear Fit Pro’
In terms of fitness trackers, Samsung has the Gear Fit 2. However it is possible that Samsung could have another fitness tracker in the works. In a recent sighting by Galaxyclub.nl (via SamMobile), the company has filed for a trademark for the name “Gear Fit Pro” over in Europe which seems to suggest that they might have a new tracker that has yet to be announced.

Samsung Job Listing Confirms New AI Assistant For Galaxy S8
By all accounts Samsung is said to be getting ready to introduce a new voice assistant AI to the upcoming Galaxy S8 in the form of Bixby. Samsung has made references to Bixby on its website and even hinted about it when they talked about working with Google to nurture the AI space.