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Samsung co-CEO Shin Jong Kyun has announced that the company will deal with increased smartphone competition by focusing more on slim design, premium materials and high-definition displays.
Korean electronics giant, Samsung, has announced new Animal Edition battery packs which will feature images of endangered animals to create awareness among people while they recharge on the go.
A new patent, filed by Apple, has come to light that shows an auxiliary screen on the side of an iPhone that can display information and app-specific toggles.
Samsung has released an all-in-one PC with a curved 27-inch screen in the United States for $1299.99 - not too shabby for what you get. The full HD LED screen also features anti-glare coating.
Most of us have, at some time, found ourselves with almost no battery on our phones, and far away from a charger. This 11,300mAh portable battery from Samsung will solve that problem nicely...!
A top executive at a leading mobile carrier in Europe says that Samsung has received 20 million pre-orders for its Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge which is far better than the previous Galaxy models.
From Office for Mac and the Snapdragon 820, to Universal Apps, big balloons, Spartan screenshots, ageing selfies, and groovy giveaways, enjoy a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Samsung has a productivity and security suite for Android devices called Knox and the company has announced that they will be including Office 365 in this suite of services.
The Nokia Lumia 1520.3 is currently receiving the Lumia Denim update while the Samsung ATIV SE is finally being updated with Windows Phone 8.1.1, a massive update considering the device was on WP8.
Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S6 today, plus an 'Edge' variant of its new flagship featuring a display that curves around two edges of the handset - and we had some hands-on time with both devices.
After numerous teasers and leaks in the past few weeks, the Samsung Galaxy S6 has finally arrived at the company's annual Galaxy Unpacked event, ahead of Mobile World Congress.
There were rumors a few weeks back about how Samsung was going to pre-load a few Microsoft apps on the Galaxy S6, and it looks like those rumors are true thanks to today's announcement.
From EU investigations into Google's practices, to Net Neutrality in the US to Xbox burgers in Hong Kong, it's been a busy and exciting week for tech. And Mobile World Congress is just starting!
As we get closer to MWC, unintentional leaks are getting harder to contain. As is the case for the newly leaked promotion ad for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.
After working with Samsung to boost security on its Galaxy Android devices, BlackBerry is now collaborating with Google to offer a 'highly secure mobile solution' for other Android manufacturers.
A bumper collection of clear images have leaked online of a AT&T Samsung Galaxy S6 that shows it from all angles, a Dual Edge variant is also thrown in for good measure.
Samsung has been hyping up the launch of its next flagship smartphone of late and now most US carriers have joined in creating the buzz by posting teaser pages on their websites.
Samsung has posted a video on Twitter which gives us our first look at the new device. Although nothing much is shown, the rather slim design of the device takes the spotlight in this teaser.
Samsung has acquired LoopPay, a mobile payments company and the largest competitor to Apple's ApplePay. The acquisition could make LoopPay the largest Android-based mobile payment system.
The HTC One M9 and Samsung's Galaxy S6 will both be unveiled next month at MWC 2015 in Barcelona, but Carphone Warehouse is already inviting potential buyers to register for the new Android flagships.
Samsung decide to remind us that it's planning an event for March 1st, where the company will unveil their newest flagship devices; the phone maker shared a teaser video with hints of what's coming.
A new rumor claims that while Samsung is cutting down on bloatware in the new TouchWiz, it's also replacing its own sub-par apps with Microsoft services such as OneNote, OneDrive and Office.
Owners of Samsung's smart TVs say their viewing of movies and videos is being interrupted by intrusive ads - even in apps from third-parties such as Plex and Foxtel, who deny any knowledge of the ads.
Amid declining smartphone sales and profits Samsung is betting big on the future of OLED screens. The company is investing a huge amount of money in a new manufacturing line for the panels.
The Galaxy A5 is a $400 smartphone inside a $700 body, featuring decent specifications, like a new Snapdragon 410 SoC, a 5.0-inch AMOLED display and LTE, inside a metal body for a reduced price.
According to industry sources, Samsung is considering abandoning the Japanese phone market altogether after its Note Edge handset failed to garner interest and marketshare plummeted.
Microsoft and Samsung have finally settled their legal disputes over Android patent royalties and are now ready to work together again. The deal raises hopes for new Windows phones from Samsung.
From Surface success and the Office touch, to revenge porn, Amazon stores, flagship Lumias and a serving of HTC (c)rap, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Qualcomm's dominance over the smart device industry may be coming to an end, if not at the hands of Samsung and Intel then it's definitely at the hands of the ever-growing juggernaut MediaTek.
Samsung, along with the launch of the Galaxy A3 and A5 in South Africa, has recently set a new Guinness World Record for the most number of selfies taken in a day; a whopping 12,803 selfies.
Some leaked images seem to show Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 as well as the Edge variant, which features folded screens. The images also confirm what our brilliant forum users figured out long ago.
A report claiming that Snapdragon 810 processors were facing overheating issues was revealed a couple of months ago. Now, a Chinese analyst states that the issue has been fixed and the chip is ready.
After losing the top spot in China to Xiaomi last year, Samsung has now been pushed into second place in the Indian smartphone market by Micromax, which grabbed 22 percent of sales there last quarter.
Samsung released an SSD firmware update that has been shown to improve performance of the Pro 3, but for now the firmware has been quickly pulled for unspecified reasons.
HTC has taken the bold step to try and equalize on the loss of Beats to Apple by hiring its own rapper to do battle with the likes of Dr Dre and Samsung's Jay Z; the result is obviously cringeworthy.
A website has managed to get more information on Samsung's upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S6 which includes specs, tiers and pricing across the range, seemingly confirming an Edge variant.
Samsung is sending out invites to a 'Galaxy Unpacked' event next month, at which it's expected to launch its new Galaxy S6 flagship - and the teaser image promoting the event is certainly intriguing.
From Office intrigue and Windows 10 revelations, to Google's apology, faster 'broadband', the end of the Surface 2, and a LOT of iPhones, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Samsung is rumored to be working on the removal of most "extra features" from TouchWiz and optimizing the code. This should result in a lighter and faster skin that users will appreciate.
The chip maker mentioned in its recent financial filings that the company had lost one of its major customers. This seemingly confirms an earlier report about Samsung dropping the Snapdragon 810.
According to the company's latest financial report, Samsung is struggling to keep up with the market thanks to declining smartphone sales and margins. These two accounted for a 64% drop in profits.
Based on the well-received 850 Evo, we may finally have an external SSD that delivers blisteringly fast transfers at an affordable price in the form of Samsung's new T1 Portable SSD.
Thanks to the iPhone 6, Apple managed to close out its first quarter of fiscal year 2015 with the best iPhone quarterly sales in company history. Is Apple poised to end Samsung's smartphone dominance?
According to a new report from South Korea the two companies will once again work together, with Samsung pegged to ship 75% of the chips Apple needs for its next generation of iPhones.
After the launch in India of the Samsung Z1, a Tizen smartphone, it seems like the new device isn't very well-appreciated in the country. It has so far received poor impressions from its reviewers.
Samsung has run into some issues with the Snapdragon 810 which was expected to be featured on a version of the upcoming Galaxy S6. According a report the chip was overheating and creating problems.
Apple's new, larger iPhones have proven to be a major hit in Asian markets and have propelled the company both in terms of sales and marketshare. Meanwhile Samsung has seen its share sliced.
A new report claims that the Galaxy S6 won't be an all-metal design and will instead have a glass back, which means that the battery may not be removable too - a first for the Galaxy series.
While MWC is still a couple months away, it has come to light that Samsung might be developing a variant of its upcoming Galaxy S6 with a dual-edge display.