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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.

Galaxy S8 Messages App Displays Link Previews
Now that the Galaxy S8 has been out for a few days we’re hearing more about the minor features and improvements that Samsung has made. The company only ever talks about the big features during its announcement events and rightly so since it’s pressed for time. It’s only when the handset makes its way to customers do we find out what minor improvements and tweaks there are for us to […]

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 Release Might Take Place In June
It has been a few weeks since Samsung confirmed that it would bring back the Galaxy Note 7 as a refurbished device in a handful of markets across the globe. Samsung is sitting on millions of recalled Galaxy Note 7 units that it retrieved from customers after it was decided to discontinue the ill-fated flagship late last year. A new report suggests that the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 release is […]

The Galaxy S8’s Virtual Home Button Won’t Burn Into Your Display
In case you didn’t already realize, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has an always-on home button in its display. This is to replace the physical home button that was still present in older Galaxy S handsets. However it seems that the always-on nature of the button has led to an interesting question: will it result in a burn in?

Galaxy Note 8 Concept Renders Look Stunning
We have to admit that with the Samsung Galaxy S8, the company did a fantastic job of designing the phone. The curved display and the minimal bezels allowed the company to create a handset that truly felt like it was all display. So the question is, will Samsung be able to beat themselves and go further with the Galaxy Note 8?

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Galaxy S8 Quick Launch Camera Option Not Available Everywhere
Many Samsung smartphones allow you to quickly launch the camera by pressing the home button twice quickly. You can’t do that on the Galaxy S8 since the device doesn’t have a physical home button. However, Samsung has linked the quick launch camera option with the handset’s power button. Press it twice quickly and the camera should be launched, ideally, but that doesn’t appear to be the case for all users.

SquareTrade’s Galaxy S8 Drop Test Shows How Fragile The Phone Is
How tough is the Samsung Galaxy S8? According to a recent video uploaded by YouTuber JerryRigEverything, it shows that the phone appears to be able to withstand some forms of torture, such as bending, fire, and scratches. Sounds good, right? However if you drop your phone onto a hard surface like concrete, that’s a completely different story.

Samsung’s Facial Scanning Tech Years Away From Being Viable For Mobile Payments
One of the rumored features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 is a facial scanning system that could reportedly be used to facilitate mobile payments. Unfortunately upon the handset’s launch, it was discovered that the feature could be easily bypassed by using a photo. It was later revealed that the feature was only meant to be for “fun” and not for serious usage.

Some Galaxy S8 Users Are Reporting Wireless Charging Issues
Whenever a new piece of hardware or software is launched, there is bound to be some kind of teething problems. Whether or not these problems detract from the overall experience or if it’s a minor inconvenience varies. That being said, some Galaxy S8 owners are reporting that they are experiencing some wireless charging issues with their handsets.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Pre-Orders Outpace Galaxy S7 By 30%
Despite the fiasco that was the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and the way the company handled the issue, many were wondering if the company could rebound from the incident. Turns out if anything the lack of a Note 7 seems to have spurred Galaxy S8 sales even more, because Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S8 has outpaced the Galaxy S7.

Displays With Four Curved Sides Being Developed By Samsung And LG
Display technology has come a long way over the past few years. Samsung showed us with the Galaxy S8 this year so it can take things up a notch and if a new report is to be believed, it’s not done blowing our minds just yet. A new report out of South Korea claims that Samsung is developing a display with four curved sides. That’s not all, even LG is […]

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 May Arrive Soon
After months of speculation about what it was going to do with the millions of Galaxy Note 7 handsets that it had recalled after discontinuing the flagship last year, Samsung confirmed several weeks back that it was going to launch a refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in a handful of markets across the globe. It hasn’t revealed more details about this so far but there’s some evidence to suggest that the […]

Samsung And Amazon Announce Their Own HDR10 Standard
If you thought that the two different HDR (High Dynamic Range) – Dolby Vision and HDR10 – were confusing enough, allow Samsung and Amazon to confuse you even further. The two companies have launched their very own HDR10+ standard. It’s an updated version of the HDR10 standard and comes with a new feature called Dynamic Tone Mapping. The feature users dynamic metadata to produce improved contrast and colors on a […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Could Be Unveiled At IFA 2017
#IFA2017 – When Samsung first took the wraps off the very first Galaxy Note handset, they did it at IFA. While the company still did reveal the Note series of handsets at IFA, the Note 7 in 2016 was actually revealed ahead of the event at Samsung’s own choosing. So the question is, will the Note 8 see Samsung return to IFA?

Samsung Launches App For People With Language Disorders
Most of the time we probably take the fact that we can speak, read, and write for granted. However there are people in the world that suffer from illnesses that prevent them from doing that. One of those illnesses is aphasia, which is the result of an injury to the brain that makes doing all of those things difficult or impossible.