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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'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.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Battery Size Could Be Maintained At 3,000mAh
If you were hoping to see Samsung increase the battery size of the Galaxy S9 this year, you might be disappointed because in a photo uploaded onto Slashleaks by user ZYADATEF12, it shows the alleged filing Samsung has done with Brazil’s telco agency in which the battery size of the Galaxy S9 has been revealed to be of the 3,000mAh variety.

Samsung Might Have Stopped Bundling microUSB To Type-C Adapters With Its Phones
Transitioning from an old standard to a new standard can be hard, and it is one of the reasons why many companies tend to hold off as long as they can because inconveniencing customers is one way to lose them. Take for example the backlash that Apple faced when removing the 3.5mm headphone jack from its iPhones, resulting in their competition using it against them as a marketing ploy.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Oreo Update Could Be Released By End Of January
As Galaxy S8 and S8+ users are probably aware of by now, the Android 8.0 Oreo update is currently in beta testing, with the previous release being beta 5 which suggests that the update is coming along rather nicely. However Samsung has yet to officially confirm a release date, but now we might have an idea.

T-Mobile’s Galaxy J7 Prime, Tab E 8 To Get Android Oreo Update Soon
When it comes to Android updates and due to the sheer number of models that some companies put out on an annual basis, it’s not surprising (but unfortunate) that companies usually tend to focus on their high-end flagship devices, and if they have enough time and resources, it does trickle down to their mid-range and sometimes low-end devices.

Samsung Trademarks ‘Metal 12’, Could Be Used In Future Galaxy Devices
Perhaps one of the lesser known features of the Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) devices that were launched last December is the fact that it is made out of a special metal called “Metal 12”, which is basically a lightweight magnesium-aluminum alloy. According to GalaxyClub.nl (via SamMobile), Samsung has actually filed a trademark for it.

US Variant Of The Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ Spotted At The FCC
Last year you might recall that the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ were spotted at the FCC. Those were the international variants, and now it appears that the US variants of the handset have since arrived at the FCC as well, sporting the model numbers SM-G960U (Galaxy S9) and SM-G965U (Galaxy S9+).

Samsung’s Foldable Phone Made A Secret Appearance At CES 2018
Whispers that Samsung could have a truly foldable phone in the works have been circulating for years, with every year a new report seemingly hinting that the device could be unveiled the next year. However it’s starting to feel like this year could be the year, because according to a report from Korean publication ET News, Samsung actually showed off the handset in secret at CES.

Chinese Court Rules Samsung Infringed On Huawei’s Patents
It looks like Samsung might have found themselves in a bit of legal trouble over in China. The Chinese courts have recently ruled that Samsung has indeed infringed upon some of Huawei’s patents related to wireless communications, and that as a result Samsung has been ordered to stop selling any product uses the infringing technology.

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 Retail Box Leaked
At CES 2018, Samsung Mobile’s CEO confirmed that the Galaxy S9 will be announced in February. No dates were mentioned, but it’s safe to say that it could occur close to MWC 2018 which is towards the end of February. Of course details weren’t shared, but he probably didn’t have to thanks to a recently leaked photo.

Samsung’s Game Recorder+ App Will Close On February 28
Several years ago, Samsung launched an app called Game Recorder+. This was an app designed to help Android users record their mobile gaming sessions, whether it be to create tutorials, playthroughs, and so on. However it seems that three years later, Samsung is done with the app and will be shutting it down.

Samsung Confirms Galaxy S9 Will Launch At MWC 2018
Many are probably looking forward to learning more about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9, and last we heard there were rumors that the handset could be launched in February. Given that MWC 2018 is in February, it wasn’t really that much of a stretch of the imagination, and now it looks like the rumors have since been proven true.

Samsung Smartphones To Get Enabled FM Chips In The U.S.
Many smartphones shipped in the United States come with an FM chip but they’re disabled. Things have been changing on this front recently, though. LG announced recently that it was going to unlock the FM chips on its handsets a few months back in partnership with NextRadio. The same company has now teamed up with Samsung which means that the Korean giant’s upcoming smartphones in the U.S. will have their […]