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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 Is Adding More Bloatware To The Galaxy S9
If you ask most smartphone users what would they like more of on their devices, I’m pretty sure none of them will say bloatware. That’s what you call apps that people don’t really need but have pre-installed on their phones anyway because the OEM or carrier didn’t give them an option. Samsung has now inked a new distribution deal with Verizon-owned Oath to add more bloatware to the Galaxy S9 […]

128GB, 256GB Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ Now Available Stateside
Before the Samsung Galaxy S9 was launched, there were rumors about possible storage options which included 128GB and 256GB configurations. However when the phone was eventually launched in the US, what we got was the 64GB version which for some might seem a bit lacking.

Samsung Developing Android 8.0 Oreo For Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung launched its new premium mid-range handset the Galaxy A8 (2018) earlier this year. Even though the handset was launched after Oreo had already been released, Samsung shipped it with Nougat out of the box. The company has since released Oreo for devices like the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy Note 8 but it’s going to be a while before many of its other compatible devices get it. Those who […]

Samsung Galaxy S9 Sales In Korea Have Apparently Hit Record Lows
In the past whenever Apple and Samsung have released new flagship phones, they were almost guaranteed a success, but fast forward to today, it seems that neither of these companies are seeing the same stellar sales that they once did. In fact over in Korea, it appears that the Samsung Galaxy S9 isn’t selling as well as Samsung would like.

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Samsung Accused Of Colluding With DRAM Suppliers To Jack Up Prices
If there is a reason for governments to be concerned about companies becoming monopolies is because as a monopoly, customers have no choice but to buy from you, which in turn means companies could charge an arm and a leg to take advantage of their position. Unfortunately that seems to be a position that Samsung has found themselves in.

Galaxy Note FE Gets Android 8.0 Oreo
The Galaxy Note 7 proved to be a disaster for the company even though the handset was very well received and it appeared that the Galaxy Note 7 would be a hit for Samsung. Unfortunately, those dreams went up in flames quite literally due to a battery defect that was causing units to catch fire. Samsung ultimately killed the device but later brought it back as the Galaxy Note FE […]

Samsung 970 PRO & EVO NVMe SSDs Announced
These days SSDs are becoming increasingly common on computers, like desktops and laptops. However just like how all HDDs aren’t made equal, neither are SSDs and if you’re looking for something more powerful for your next PC build, Samsung might have something for you in the form of the 970 PRO and EVO SSDs.

Apple Reportedly Trying To Get Samsung To Lower Price Of OLEDs
Recently it was reported that Apple might not be able to source OLED panels from LG due to the company apparently not being able to meet production targets. As a result it was reported that Apple might have to go back to relying on Samsung, which therein lies a problem because if the reports are accurate, Samsung charges a premium for its OLED panels.

T-Mobile Halts Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Rollout
Earlier this year it was announced that the Android 8.0 Oreo update would be rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 handsets. However it seems that if you’re a T-Mobile customer with a Note 8 device, it appears that the carrier has halted the rollout of the update without really saying why.

Samsung To Create Six TV Shows For Virtual Reality
Virtual reality (VR) technology is gaining ground in terms of being mainstream, but given that VR headsets are still relatively expensive and that they are somewhat limited in their use for now, it will probably be a while before they become ubiquitous (if at all). However it seems that Samsung is trying to get the technology more noticed.

Samsung Pay Now Lets Users Pay With PayPal
If you’ve managed to accumulate a lot of credit on PayPal, or if PayPal is your preferred choice of payment platform, you might be interested to learn that PayPal will now be supported by at least one more company in the form of Samsung. What this means is that those who use Samsung Pay will now be able to choose PayPal as their method of payment.

Samsung May Allow Video Chats With AR Emoji
Samsung introduced its Animoji counterpart with the Galaxy S9 earlier this year. The feature is called AR Emoji and it’s slightly different than Apple’s version in that it creates a full digital avatar of the user which they can then use to add more flair to their conversations. It appears that the company has thought of the possibility of allowing users to participate in video chats with their AR Emoji […]

Galaxy S7 Oreo Update Release Date Possibly Revealed
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge should soon receive Android 8.0 Oreo as they’re the next albeit outdated flagship models in the company’s lineup. It has already released the update for more recent devices and even premium mid-range devices such as the Galaxy A5 (2017). So when will the Galaxy S7 get it? A Samsung-owned site suggests that the Galaxy S7 Oreo release will take place next month.

Verizon's Galaxy S7 Oreo Update Doesn't Actually Bring Oreo
Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge owners have anxiously been waiting to finally get a taste of Oreo on their handsets and while it seems that the wait will soon be over for them, Verizon subscribers who own these handsets were briefly surprised yesterday when the carrier posted details of the Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. It turns out the update it’s sending out isn’t […]