Samsung

Samsung’s new connected tags monitor pets or kids for a week on a single charge

Samsung’s new connected tags monitor pets or kids for a week on a single charge

Samsung has something worth your time if you like to keep tabs on kids, pets or other cherished items. The Korea electronics giant just announced Connect Tag, a small internet-enabled device that tracks location and lasts a week between charges. In other words, this is a similar offering to existing electronic tagging devices from the likes […]

iOS and Samsung market share now tied in the US

iOS and Samsung market share now tied in the US

iOS and Samsung’s U.S. market share is now tied, following growth for Apple’s smartphone OS over the three months ending in August, based on new data from Kantar Wordpanel, which tracks smartphone market share by way of sales data. According to its analysis, iOS is up 3.7 percentage points year-over-year, to achieve 35 percent market share, […]

Galaxy Note 8 ties iPhone 8 Plus in camera tests

Galaxy Note 8 ties iPhone 8 Plus in camera tests

The iPhone 8 Plus’s reign as “the best smartphone camera” was a mighty short one. DxOMark, the testing outfit many look to for fair evaluations of cameras from DSLRs to phones, gave Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 a 94, tying the iPhone and in some ways exceeding it. While its video is merely great and its […]

You can now disable Samsung’s devoted Bixby button

You can now disable Samsung’s devoted Bixby button

The Galaxy S8’s devoted Bixby button was one of the least popular features on an otherwise well received phone, owing in part to the fact that Samsung’s smart assistant was still half-baked at launch. Unsurprisingly, the feature also made its way onto the Galaxy Note 8, though, by that time, the company had finally rolled […]

Samsung launches $300M autonomous driving fund, puts $90M into TTTech

Samsung launches $300M autonomous driving fund, puts $90M into TTTech

Not to be outpaced in the connected car market by other tech giants, today the world’s largest smartphone maker, Samsung, announced two major pieces of news to take its automotive strategy up a gear. It has launched the Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund, a $300 million fund to back startups and other interesting bets in the […]

Ahead of iPhone X day, Samsung teases 2018 foldable phone launch plan

Ahead of iPhone X day, Samsung teases 2018 foldable phone launch plan

Apple is preparing to draw scores of eyes to Cupertino later today as it unboxes a clutch of new iPhones, including a new premium handset, called the iPhone X, slated to have a near bezel-less OLED display, a 3D face unlock feature and a $1,000+ price-tag, while bringing various new camera and feature tweaks — many of […]

Samsung touts 650k Note 8 pre-sales; 2.5x faster than Note 7 pre-orders

Samsung touts 650k Note 8 pre-sales; 2.5x faster than Note 7 pre-orders

Another tidbit pertaining to Samsung’s incoming Note 8, with the company hoping its premium palm-stretcher phablet brand can rise phoenix like from the ashes of the Note 7 flaming battery debacle. A lot is riding on the success of the Note 8, to see whether Samsung’s brand can rebound from a major product recall that […]

Samsung is making Apple pay a small fortune for the iPhone 8 display

Samsung is making Apple pay a small fortune for the iPhone 8 display

Apple is about to unveil a brand new iPhone on September 12. For the first time, the company is likely going to switch from LCD displays to OLED displays, a newer technology that is causing some challenges. In particular, according to a new report from KGI Securities and obtained by Apple Insider, Samsung is going […]

Samsung is selling Note8 pre-orders faster than any Note before it

Samsung is selling Note8 pre-orders faster than any Note before it

In the aftermath of the Note 7 debacle, many wondered whether the Note line was done for good. It seems that the latest iteration — despite carrying a high starting price of $930 — has delivered a win for the folks at Samsung. Today, they announced that its pace for U.S. pre-orders of the Note8 […]