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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.

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?

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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.

Galaxy S8+ Expected To Outsell Smaller Galaxy S8
In case it wasn’t already obvious, the Samsung Galaxy S8 comes in two variants: the “regular” Galaxy S8 and the larger Galaxy S8+. Apart from the difference in a couple of features and features, for all intents and purposes both phones are pretty much the same. However analysts believe that the larger Galaxy S8+ will outsell the smaller model.

Sennheiser To Develop Smart Headsets For Samsung Phones
With the Samsung Gear VR, Samsung already has a VR headset created for their lineup of phones. However if you’re looking for more options, you might be interested to learn that Sennheiser has recently announced that they will be partnering up with Samsung to create smart headsets for Android devices.

Samsung And Qualcomm Reportedly Working On Galaxy S9 Already
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has only just been released but it seems that the rumor mill will keep churning out those rumors regardless of that. So far the Galaxy S8 has been met with positive reviews and high praises, and it looks like Samsung might not be wasting any time and could be getting the Galaxy S9 ready.

Galaxy S8 Reportedly Costs Over $300 To Make
With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung has opted to price the phone high than its predecessors. Why is this? Sure, some might call it a bit greedy, but as it turns out Samsung might have a pretty good reason, and that is the fact that it costs more to make than the previous Galaxy S handsets.

Galaxy S8’s Iris Scanner To Be Used For Financial Transactions
One of the features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 that was brought over from the Galaxy Note 7 is the iris scanner, which apparently is said to be more secure than other biometric forms of security such as fingerprints. This is also why it doesn’t surprise us that the feature could be used to facilitate financial transactions in the future.

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S8 Won’t Get The Full Bixby Experience
Leading up to the release of the Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung announced that the handset will not be launching with Bixby Voice. While they did not dive into details, some reports suggested that the feature was not working as well as Samsung had hoped which is why they’ll be launching it at a later date instead.

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Headphones Are Tuned By AKG
During MWC 2017, Samsung confirmed that the headphones bundled with the Galaxy S8 would be from AKG. This was pretty awesome news as you would assume that AKG headphones would be better than the default ones that most smartphone OEMs would include with their devices.

Google Play Music Will Be Default Music App On Samsung Devices
There was a point in time when it felt that Samsung might be growing a bit too big for Android, and we had reported that Google had to step in and tell Samsung to cut back on the customizations they were making to Android. Things have changed since then because if anything, Samsung and Google seem to be a lot closer than ever.

Unlocked Galaxy S8 Handsets Now Available For Pre-Order
Pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S8 have been available for a while now, although they were largely limited to carriers and the carrier variants. However if you’d rather not be tied down to any particular carrier for the next 24 months, you might be interested to learn that the unlocked version of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now available for pre-order.