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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.

Potential Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera Details Revealed
The other day thanks to a photo that was leaked, some alleged details about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 might hae been revealed. This is because the photo in question was that of the retail box, which revealed details like the screen size, RAM, storage capacity, and also the cameras.

Samsung Denies Allegations Of Planned Obsolescence
Recently there have been reports that Samsung is being investigated over alleged planned obsolescence for their phones. This allegation was made in Italy by the country’s local watchdog group. This is despite the fact that Samsung had previously volunteered information that they do not purposely slow their phones down.

Mate 10 Pro VS iPhone X VS Note 8 In Speed Test
Unfortunately unlike 2016’s iPhone 7 Plus which seemed to dominate the speed test scene for quite a while, the new iPhone X doesn’t seem quite as speedy. Either that or Android OEMs in 2017 have stepped up their efforts. For those looking for more comparisons, you’re in luck as PhoneBuff is out with a new video.

Xiaomi Seeks To Challenge Samsung With Improved Retail Presence
Xiaomi has emerged as one of the fastest-growing smartphone manufacturers in the world in a relatively short amount of time. The company’s strategy of offering aggressively-priced devices with robust specs has paid dividends. It’s now looking to go after Samsung even aggressively by expanding its retail presence in a key market. The company has largely been focused on driving sales through online channels but it’s clearly shifting gears now.

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Samsung Cloud Stops Supporting Third-Party App Backups
You may have come across a popup for Samsung Cloud once or twice if you own a Samsung smartphone. The service enabled users to backup their system settings as well as app data to the cloud. It used to support not just native apps but also third-party apps. That’s going to change starting next month. Samsung Cloud is dropping one of its biggest features: the ability to backup third-party app […]

Samsung Patent Potentially Solves The iPhone X’s Notch Design Issue
If there is one aspect of the iPhone X that is hard to ignore, it would be the fact that at the top part of the screen, there is a huge notch where Apple houses the front-facing camera, speakers, and also the TrueDepth camera components. While many reviewers claim that you will eventually learn to ignore the notch, the fact that it is there seems to bother quite a few.

Samsung Investigated In Italy Over Alleged Planned Obsolescence
As you’ve probably heard, Apple is currently facing a barrage of lawsuits and government probes over the iPhone slow downs, with a French consumer group accusing Apple of planned obsolescence. However oddly enough it now appears that Samsung is also a target of such accusations over in Italy.

Samsung Now Producing GDDR6 RAM For Next-Gen Graphics Cards
Samsung today announced that it has started mass producing the industry’s first 16-gigabit Graphics Double Data Rate 6 (GDDR6) RAM which will be used for next-generation graphics cards as well as automotive, network, and artificial intelligence systems. It was only a matter of time before Samsung announced this as the company confirmed when it unveiled the 8-gigabit DDR4 RAM chips last month that its 16-gigabit GDDR6 chips will be launched […]

Samsung Reportedly Working On 5G Exynos Modem For 2019 Smartphones
It is apparent that the next level in mobile connectivity we can look forward to is 5G. US carriers such as AT&T and Verizon have announced plans to gradually roll out 5G coverage in the US, so it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that Samsung is getting themselves ready for the 5G evolution.

Samsung Bundling Free AKG Bluetooth Headphones With Galaxy S8, Note 8
Handset makers typically bundle free headphones with their phones, but these are usually the cheap, wired headphones that don’t exactly sound fantastic, but do a good enough job where you can’t really complain about it. However if you wanted something a bit more substantial, Samsung has a promo for you.

Samsung's New AI Chips Will Reportedly Outdo Apple And Huawei
A new report out of South Korea claims that Samsung is nearly done with the development of its neural processing units or artificial intelligence chips for both servers and mobile devices. The new chips will enable the company to enhance artificial intelligence capabilities on these devices. The report also mentions that Samsung is aiming to outdo similar chips from Apple and Huawei.

Special Olympic Winter Games Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Unveiled
If you have yet to buy a new phone and you’ve been eyeing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, it seems that Samsung has unveiled a special edition version of the phone. This is in celebration of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games which will be held in South Korea, and for that Samsung has created a special version of the phone.

Samsung's New Chromebook Could Offer Native Video Recording
Chromebooks are powered by Google’s cloud-based Chrome OS and they’ve been very well received particularly in the education sector. These machines are lightweight, nimble and not to mention cheap compared to conventional PCs. Despite all that they’ve got going for them, Chromebooks have never offered a native video recording feature because Google never built one into Chrome OS. That might change with the new Chromebook that Samsung has reportedly been […]

Samsung's Mid-Range Handsets Get Real-Time HDR With Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ (2018) premium mid-range handsets last month. These are the first handsets of their kind from Samsung to feature an Infinity Display and support for the Gear VR. They’re also first Galaxy handsets to feature a dual camera on the front. The firsts don’t end there, the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ (2018) also bring real-time HDR to Samsung’s mid-range smartphones.