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Samsung's Kids Store on Galaxy S5 and Tab S now has 900 apps

Samsung has announced a major expansion of its Kid Store, included as part of the Kids Mode feature found on its Galaxy S5 smartphone and Tab S tablets. Samsung says that the Kids Store section now has 900 apps that have been especially selected for any children who are allowed to access those...
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini starts shipping in the UK August 7

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini starts shipping in the UK August 7

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is set to begin shipping in the UK on August 7. The phone, announced earlier this month, is currently available for pre-order through Samsung's website, as well as retailers like Phones 4u. The Galaxy S5 Mini will cost around £389.95, and comes in gold, blue, black, and...
Samsung shows off Galaxy S5 HDR camera performance from 'Sunrise to Sunset'

Samsung shows off Galaxy S5 HDR camera performance from 'Sunrise to Sunset'

In a short film titled Sunrise to Sunset, Samsung is highlighting the strength of the Galaxy S5's camera, in particular shooting videos in HDR mode. Shot in Trieste, Italy, the video shows that Samsung was able to pull out great colors and details in some pretty hard shots, like those with dark...
Leaked Samsung Gear VR Manager software reveals dock to connect Galaxy phones

Leaked Samsung Gear VR Manager software reveals dock to connect Galaxy phones

It appears that Samsung's rumored Google Glass competitor, the Gear VR, would come with a companion software that resides on your Galaxy smartphone to allow you to connect and pair your phone to the head-worn connected glasses. The latest leaks show that Samsung is creating a software dubbed Gear...
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Samsung to hold its Developers Conference this November

Samsung has announced that their 2014 Developers Conference will take place this November. The event will run from November 11-13th in San Francisco, taking place at Moscone West. While Samsung isn't yet talking about their specific plans for the Conference, it wouldn't be surprising to see...
Samsung's latest ad follows surfing professionals and isn't cringeworthy

Samsung's latest ad follows surfing professionals and isn't cringeworthy

Samsung has released an video for its involvement with the ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals). The company really is a hit or a miss when it comes to marketing its own family of products. Samsung's attempt to take over Terminal 5 at Heathrow was met by a mixed reception, while its recent...
Samsung says Galaxy S5 will relieve iPhone owners of 'screen envy'

Samsung says Galaxy S5 will relieve iPhone owners of 'screen envy'

Samsung is teasing iPhone owners and their small screens by saying, in usual Samsung marketing lingo, that the next big thing is already here. Highlighting the 5.1-inch display of the Galaxy S5, Samsung is telling you that iPhone owners don't need to wait for the much rumored [iPhone 6](http://...
U.S. Galaxy Gear owners can now make the switch to Tizen

U.S. Galaxy Gear owners can now make the switch to Tizen

Samsung has announced that U.S. owners of the Galaxy Gear smartwatch now have the option to switch their operating system from Android to Tizen. While Samsung started a global rollout of this option in May, the company is now officially allowing this switch to happen in the US. An FAQ page on...
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Samsung managers voluntarily return part of bonuses prior to quarterly report

Almost 200 Samsung managers have opted to voluntarily return a quarter of their first-half bonuses in a bid to help mitigate the upcoming quarterly report, which will show a decline in profits and consumer demand. Samsung itself is facing some issues with slowing market growth and heightened...
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Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 might have an ultraviolet sensor, and it might actually be useful

It has already been confirmed by Samsung that the Galaxy Note 4 will have an ultraviolet (UV) sensor, but there wasn't much information available. Now, according to a report over on SamMobile, we have some idea as to what consumers can expect to see from the built-in functionality. The new...
Your next Qualcomm processor could be Samsung inside

Your next Qualcomm processor could be Samsung inside

Leading mobile device processor company Qualcomm is reported to be contracting Samsung to produce their chips. Qualcomm holds a majority of the mobile device market and is found in nearly all high-end smartphones, but has no manufacturing facilities of their own. Instead the partner with other...
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Samsung's premium Level headphones and speakers coming to the US

Samsung today announced that their premium Samsung Level headphones and a Bluetooth speaker will be available in the US starting tomorrow. Priced at $169.99, the Samsung Level Box is the Bluetooth speaker in this new audio line up. Samsung says, "The sleek, distinctive design is optimized to...
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Samsung reportedly to buy home automation company SmartThings for $200 million

Korean electronics conglomerate Samsung is reported to be in talks to by home automation company SmartThings. The deal is said to be around $200 million, though it isn't yet a done deal. Samsung buying up SmartThings follows Google's $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest back in January and Apple's...
Nest and Samsung among supporters of new Thread wireless networking protocol

Nest and Samsung among supporters of new Thread wireless networking protocol

Nest Labs and Samsung are among the founders of the Thread Group, which will develop a new IP-based wireless networking protocol, also called Thread, that's being created specifically for the home. Thread Group has described the features of the new IPv6 networking protocol, which has been made...
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Samsung suspends Chinese supplier after finding evidence of child labor

Samsung, in a statement released this evening on its official Samsung Tomorrow site, said that it has "temporarily suspend[ed] business" after finding evidence of child laborers at once of its Chinese suppliers. The revelation comes on the heels of an investigation from China Labor Watch that...
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Russian launch of Samsung Z with Tizen OS delayed

Samsung has delayed the launch of its Tizen-powered Samsung Z smartphone in Russia and has not issued an updated time frame for when the device will go on sale. In June, Samsung claimed the Samsung Z would be released in Russia sometime in the third quarter, and would later expand to other...
Samsung's new processors are more processor than you can handle

Samsung's newest Exynos chips roll together application processors, LTE modems, and image signal processing

Samsung has announced their newest processors, the Exynos ModAP. The Exynos ModAP chipset brings together a quad-core application processor (the AP part) with a LTE-A-capable modem (that'd be the Mod). Built on a 28nm process, the chip's designed to offer speed and power efficiency, all while...
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Cricket Wireless has special deals on Samsung, ZTE and Motorola phones

Cricket Wireless has announced special sales deals for many of their Android smartphones from Samsung, ZTE and Motorola as part of their new "back to school" promotion. The pre-paid wireless carrier subsidiary of AT&T is selling the Motorola Moto G for $49.99, taking into account a $50 new...
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Child labor allegations surface at a factory contracted by Samsung in China

A new York-based watchdog called China Labor Watch has uncovered at least five cases of child labor at a factory that is contracted by Samsung in China. Earlier this month, Samsung commissioned an independent survey to determine whether its suppliers were complying with Chinese regulations....
Samsung teases Exynos announcement for tomorrow

Samsung teases Exynos announcement for tomorrow

Samsung is teasing a new announcement for tomorrow regarding its Exynos line of processors. The next-generation Exynos is expected to power the rumored Galaxy Note 4, which is expected later this year. Samsung's last announcement regarding the Exynos processors was in February, when they...

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