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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.

Apple Fined For Slowing iPhones With Older Batteries
Apple responded to claims late last year that it was slowing down iPhones on purpose to get customers to buy newer models. It was accused of sending out updates that throttled the processor which resulted in a decline in performance. Apple acknowledged that it was doing that but for entirely different reasons. Nevertheless, it got hit by lawsuits and investigations by consumer protection bodies. One such consumer watchdog in Italy […]

Samsung To Launch UFS 3.0 Storage Next Year
Samsung today revealed that it’s going to unveil the next-generation UFS 3.0 storage solutions next year. The confirmation came from the company’s head of mobile memory product planning Jay Oh at the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong. UFS 3.0 storage will be available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB capacities.

Samsung’s Gaming Phone Could Have A Custom GPU
Recently there seems to be a trend in which companies are starting to create smartphones designed for gaming. At the moment there doesn’t seem to be much that differentiates these phones from regular high-end flagship smartphones, although last we heard Samsung apparently wanted in as well.

Future Samsung Phones Could Use Graphene Batteries
Lithium-ion batteries power the bulk of our electronic devices, such as our smartphones. However despite being so readily available, lithium-ion batteries aren’t necessarily the best solution, and over the years various companies and researchers have been trying to come up with new and alternatives to the technology.

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Samsung’s Foldable Phone Teased For Announcement Next Month
Last month Samsung confirmed that they will be finally taking the wraps off its smartphone with a foldable display this year. However the company did not confirm when exactly it might be shown off, but now it looks like we might have a date to look forward to as Samsung has announced and confirmed its Samsung Developer Conference for the 7th & 8th of November.

Samsung’s Foldable Display Ambitions Will Extend To Laptops As Well
We know that Samsung has a smartphone with a foldable display in the works. However it seems that the company’s ambitions for its foldable displays will extend beyond smartphones and will be making its way into future laptops as well. This was confirmed by none other than Samsung themselves during an event in which they unveiled their new Flash laptop.

Samsung Launches Improved HMD Odyssey+ Windows VR Headset
Samsung’s HMD Odyssey headset was one of the best of its kind for the Windows Mixed Realty platform and the company has today announced an improved version of the headset called HMD Odyssey+. Some minor improvements have been made to the headset to provide a better user experience. The displays have been upgraded with an Anti-Screen Door Effect to help reduce nausea in users.

Samsung Presentation Seemingly Confirms Under Display Sensor
The notch on most smartphones these days has been created out of necessity. This is because there needs to be a space for certain components like a front-facing camera, ambient lighting, and so on. However a recent tweet has suggested that Samsung could be working on a way to hide those components directly under the display.

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Officially Announced
Last year Samsung launched the Galaxy Book which was the company’s take and attempt to compete with Microsoft’s Surface tablets. We have heard rumors that a successor could be in the works and sure enough Samsung has since officially launched the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Windows tablet.

Samsung Reportedly Testing Behind-Display Selfie Cameras
These days we’re seeing a lot of smartphones adopt the notch in their display and design. This is because a lot of phones are starting to go for edge-to-edge displays with minimal bezels, but due to front-facing cameras, there needs to be a space for the components, thus leading to the notch.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Update Makes Some Improvements
Samsung is rolling out the second software update today for its new smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch. It was announced alongside the Galaxy Note 9 in August. The company has ditched the Gear branding for its smartwatches in favor of Galaxy, a moniker that’s synonymous with its smartphones and tablets. Today’s update brings a couple of feature improvements for the smartwatch.

iPhone Xs Max VS Note 9 VS Pixel 3 XL VS Xperia XZ3 In Battery Test
The other day the folks at PhoneBuff ran a battery test that compared the iPhone Xs Max against the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. On paper the Note 9 had a larger battery which is why it wasn’t surprising that in their test, they found that the Note 9 managed to trounce the iPhone Xs Max in terms of battery life.

Latest Galaxy S9 Update Improves Front Camera
Samsung is rolling out a new software update for the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ today which is similar to the one released for the Galaxy Note 9 last month. The update’s changelog mentions that it brings an improvement for the device’s front camera. With selfies being the kind of photos that users take most often, this will be a welcome improvement for many.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Could Sport 6.66-inch Display
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was launched not too long ago and assuming that Samsung’s plans aren’t changing, it’s pretty much a guarantee that come 2019 we can expect to see the Galaxy Note 10, the tenth handset in the Galaxy Note lineup which is not only a remarkable feat, but could also come with the series’ largest display to date.