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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.

'Artistic Live Focus' Might Be A New Galaxy S10 Camera Feature
Trademark applications can often give us an idea of upcoming features. One such filing has been spotted which suggests that “Artistic Live Focus” might be a new Galaxy S10 camera feature. As the name suggests, it may very well be an improved version of the existing Live Focus feature that’s already available on a variety of Samsung devices.

Samsung May Be Developing A 'Blockchain Wallet'
There have been a few reports about the Galaxy S10 having some sort of blockchain-related functionality. Some believe that the company will allow for cold storage of cryptocurrencies on the device and even let users make transactions. So it’s not surprising to hear now that it may be developing a “Blockchain Wallet” app.

Samsung Updates Its Frame & Serif TVs With QLED Technology
CES is a great place for companies to show off new and exciting technology. If you’re someone who’s really into displays like monitors and TVs, CES is also a great platform where companies usually show off their latest innovations in that space. We’ve seen LG unveil some of their displays ahead of the event, and not surprising Samsung is hot on their heels.

Alleged Renders Show What The Galaxy S10 Could Look Like
For the past few years, Samsung has more or less kept to the same design for its Galaxy S-series of smartphones. There are changes made to each design, but for the most part they still largely look the same, which isn’t necessarily a criticism of the company’s choices. That seems like it will continue to be the case with the 2019 models, the Galaxy S10.

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Alleged Bill Of Materials For Samsung’s Foldable Smartphone Revealed
When Samsung unveiled their foldable smartphone at the SDC last month, they did not mention how much the phone could cost, although there are some reports claiming that it might be priced pretty high and could cost anywhere between $1,500 and $2,000, and according to an alleged bill of materials from CGS-CIMB Research, it could explain why.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Could Feature Reverse Wireless Charging
Phones that offer the ability to charge wirelessly are a dime a dozen, but one of the unique and pretty cool features offered with the Huawei Mate 20 Pro was its ability to reverse wireless charge. What this means is that in addition to being able to charge itself wirelessly, it can reverse that process and act as a wireless charger to other devices.

Yellow Could Be A Potential Color Option For The Samsung Galaxy S10
Samsung’s Galaxy S and Galaxy Note smartphones usually come in pretty somber color options, but if the rumors are true, the Samsung Galaxy S10 could come in a nice yellow finish. However the catch is that this yellow finish could be exclusive to the smallest variant of the Galaxy S10.

Samsung’s Foldable Smartphone Could Feature A 6,000mAh Battery
Apart from showing off the phone’s existence during the Samsung Developer’s Conference, not much else is known about the phone, such as its display size, resolution, choice of chipset, price, and so on. However according to research done by CGS-CIMB Research of Korea, some predictions about the phone have been made, namely its battery size.

Samsung Patches Bug That Allowed Full Take Over Of User Accounts
A security researcher found a bug on Samsung’s website which could have allowed hackers to fully take over a user account just by tricking the user into clicking on a malicious link. The vulnerability was reported to Samsung earlier this month by Ukrainian bug bounty hunter Artem Moskowsky.

1TB Samsung Galaxy S10+ Could Cost $1,700
Flagship smartphones these days are seeing an increase in price. Apple is a good example of that where its flagship smartphone is priced starting at $1,000, a good couple of hundred dollars more than what it used to be back in the day. Apple isn’t alone in increasing its prices as its competitors, such as Samsung, are just as guilty.

Samsung Notebook 9 Pen Laptop Officially Announced
Samsung’s Galaxy Note series sets itself apart from other smartphones by coming with a bundled stylus in the form of the S Pen, which when coupled with the software on the phone turns it into more than just a stylus. If you are a fan of the S Pen but wanted a larger surface to work with, you’re in luck.

Samsung Reconsidering Their Collaboration With ‘Fake’ Supreme
A couple of days ago, Samsung announced on stage a collaboration with Supreme, the fashion brand that seems to have taken the world by storm. However this wasn’t the real Supreme, but rather the “fake” Supreme (also known as Supreme Italia) in which apparently due to some legal loophole allowed the company to register the name and logo that looks identical.

New Display Tech Could Make 2019’s iPhones Thinner & Lighter
Apple’s iPhones are already pretty thin, but from what we know about the company, they do seem to love slimming down their products even further. Now it is not expected that 2019’s iPhones will feature a major design overhaul, but it could get thinner, at least according to a report from Korean media outlet ETNews (via Cult of Mac).

Samsung Shutting Down A Smartphone Factory In China
Samsung used to be a major force in the Chinese mobile phone market but its share has steadily eroded in the past few years. It’s particularly bad for the company now because by some estimates, its handsets don’t even account for one percent of China’s smartphone market. No wonder the company has decided to shut down one of its two smartphone factories in the country.