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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 Confirms Galaxy Note 8 Release For 2017
Samsung would certainly like to forget about the Galaxy Note 7. The handset could have been the best device it ever put out but it ended up costing the company billions of dollars due to battery defects that just kept blowing up the device. There was speculation that Samsung could kill the Galaxy Note series following this fiasco but the company has confirmed the Galaxy Note 8 release for 2017.

Samsung Files Trademark For ‘Bixby Vision’
One of the rumored features of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 is that it will come with a new voice assistant called Bixby. We have learnt that it will be more than just standard voice assistant as it will be able to do things such as recognize objects through the smartphone’s camera.

Samsung Confirms The Galaxy S8 Won’t Be Announced At MWC 2017
All the rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S8 have suggested that it will be a no-show at MWC 2017. In fact it might be debuting in April even. However we guess there are some who might be hoping that the rumors aren’t true and that we might learn more about the handset next month. Sorry to disappoint, but that will not happen.

Samsung Reveals The Cause Of The Galaxy Note 7 Explosions
Samsung has revealed the reasons behind why the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 handsets exploded. A report from last week kind of leaked the information out beforehand and it was suggested that the batteries were to blame, and sure enough during Samsung’s press conference, the company did confirm that there were issues with the batteries.

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New Report ‘Confirms’ Batteries To Blame For Note 7 Problems
Samsung has confirmed that they will be sharing the results of their investigation with us this coming Monday, the 23rd of January. There has been quite a bit of speculation as to what might have went wrong, and recently it was suggested that the battery was to blame. It’s starting to look that way thanks to a new report from The Wall Street Journal.

Samsung Gear VR 2016 Discounted To $53
If you’re considering getting into virtual reality, there are several options headset options available to you right now. There is the more pricey HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, or PlayStation VR, but if you’re after something simple and cheap that will ease you into the VR scene, maybe Samsung’s Gear VR could be worth your consideration.

Samsung Launches An App To Help The Colorblind
For those who are colorblind, they see the world differently than the rest of us. For example certain colors show up as different colors, which can be dangerous if you’re trying to identify medicine, food, or traffic lights. Not only is this dangerous, but their day to day lives are impacted and the simple joy of watching TV is also a different experience.

Samsung To Announce Note 7 Investigation Results On Jan 23
About a week ago, it was reported that Samsung would be announcing the results of its Galaxy Note 7 investigation on the 23rd of January. Samsung did not actually come right out and say it so it wasn’t clear how true this was, at least until now where Samsung has confirmed that the 23rd of January date is accurate.

Nougat Update For Galaxy S7 Defaults Display Resolution To 1080p
If there is one thing that would be hard to fault Samsung on regarding the Galaxy S7, it would be its gorgeous display. Samsung’s choice of AMOLED displays have always been highly-praised, and with the Galaxy S7 it is no different especially when combined with a QHD resolution that makes everything look razor sharp.

Samsung Rumored To Adopt Heat Pipes For Galaxy S8 As Well
The other day we heard an interesting report in which it was revealed that for the upcoming LG G6, LG would be integrating copper heat pipes into the phone which will help to dissipate heat from the phone more effectively. A phone that is properly cooled will not only run better, but it also reduces the chances of it getting too hot and exploding.

Samsung’s Bixby AI Will Be More Than Just A Voice Assistant
While Samsung has yet to come forward and publicly acknowledge that they will be introducing the Bixby voice assistant in the upcoming Galaxy S8, recent leaks by Samsung themselves seem to have confirmed its existence. Now according to SamMobile, they have learnt that Bixby could be more than just another voice assistant.

Samsung To Roll Out Nougat Update To Older Devices Later This Year
So Samsung has been rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its latest flagship handsets, which last we checked is the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. So what about Samsung’s older phones like the Galaxy Note 5 or the Galaxy S6? When are those phones going to see the Android 7.0 Nougat update?

Alleged Front Panel For Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus Leaked
Several days ago Samsung posted an ad for its AMOLED displays and in the process, revealed a phone which some have speculated could be the Galaxy S8. There are those who are understandably skeptical but given that we don’t have much to go on, it’s easy to see why many are trying to find clues in everything.

Samsung Flip Cover With E-Ink Display Patented
It’s not uncommon for Samsung to launch a handful of new accessories with new flagship smartphones. A new patent has been spotted which shows that the company has dreamt up a Flip Cover that features an e-ink display on the top. If it comes out with this accessory, it would be the first Flip Cover to have an e-ink display.