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Samsung shows off the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ in official videos

The just-announced Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ get spotlighted in the company's first official videos for their latest high-end smartphones. The video for the Galaxy Note 5 shows off its updated design with a slimmer bezel and a curved back. Much of the video shows off the...
Samsung SideSync 4.0 gets faster, adds Mac support

Samsung SideSync 4.0 improves connection speed, adds Mac support

Samsung has announced a new version of SideSync, its solution for sharing screens, windows, and data between PCs and Samsung smartphones. The latest version, debuting alongside the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+, adds support for Apple's OS X. SideSync 4.0 makes it easier to connect your...
Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Here's where you can buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+

The just announced Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ will be offered by the major wireless carriers in the future. Pre-orders for these phones are expected to being at 3 pm Eastern time (Noon Pacific time). Sprint Sprint will start shipping pre-orders for both phones on Friday, August...
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked: Live from New York and London Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. ET!

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked: Live from New York and London Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. ET!

Samsung is ready to "Unpack" another big Galaxy announcement, and this time it's doing so simultaneously in New York City and London. We're expecting a big slate of new product announcements, and potentially a few surprises that often come along with a huge event such as this. That's why we're...
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Samsung Experience Stores not affected by Carphone data breach

UK retailer Carphone Warehouse notified customers of a major data breach this weekend, resulting in the personal information of up to 2.4 million customers being obtained by hackers. In the wake of this news, there's been some speculation as to whether Samsung's UK-based Experience Stores were...
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Samsung teases improvements to the Galaxy Note 5 S Pen

The S Pen is what Samsung bundles with the Galaxy Note smartphones, but the smart accessory is much more than a mere stylus, and the company has made improvements with each Note iteration. Samsung has teased further enhancements to the S Pen in a new blog post about how the pen – anything from...
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Samsung to fast track security updates with new monthly update plan

Samsung says it is developing a new and faster process to release security updates to its Android devices, in the wake of the recent Stagefight exploit. Samsung says it plans to offer over-the-air security patches once a month. Dong Jin Koh, the Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics...
Samsungs Q2 2015 earning point to slight bump in mobile revenue

Samsung's Q2 2015 earnings point to slight bump in mobile revenue over previous quarter

Samsung has disclosed its earnings for the second quarter of 2015, reporting an operating profit of $5.9 billion (KRW 6.9 trillion) on total revenues of $41 billion (KRW 48.54 trillion). This lines up with what Samsung forecasted, showing a drop in operating profits from $6.17 billion (KRW 7.19...
Samsung announces slim new 16MP image sensor for thin smartphones

Samsung announces new slimmer 16MP image sensor for thin smartphones

As smartphones get slimmer and slimmer, so too do the components inside of them. To keep up with the rapid decrease in thickness of smartphones going forward, Samsung has announced that it has started mass production on a new, incredibly small 16-megapixel image sensor with pixels measuring 1...
Samsung announces Galaxy Unpacked event for August 13

Samsung announces Galaxy Unpacked event for August 13

Samsung has officially announced its next Galaxy Unpacked event for August 13 at 11am ET in New York City. When August 13 rolls around, we'll presumably be treated to our first official look at the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. We've already seen a number of supposed leaks of both...
Samsung SE370

Samsung's latest monitor can wirelessly charge your smartphone

Samsung has introduced the SE370, a full-HD monitor that can wirelessly charge gadgets compatible with the Wireless Power Consortium's Qi standard. The monitor comes with a wireless charging area integrated into the stand, allowing you to top up your devices with ease. An LED light notifies you...
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, Core Prime, HTC Desire 626s now available from T-Mobile

As previously announced, T-Mobile has started selling three new budget-priced Android smartphones. They include two phones from Samsung; the Galaxy Grand Prime and Galaxy Core Prime, along with the HTC Desire 626s. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is priced at $189.99, or for $0 down and $7.92...
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Facebook, Google and other tech giants back Samsung in patent court battle against Apple

We're certain patent battles are the last thing you'd like to read this morning, but things are getting interesting in the case between Apple and Samsung. The latter party has managed to garner support from various top tech giants, including Google, HP, and Facebook, who have filed a "friend of...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 launching in August in 8-inch and 9.7-inch versions

Samsung has just revealed its plans to launch a new consumer tablet, the Galaxy Tab S2. It will be available worldwide in August in both 8-inch and 9.7-inch versions. Samsung says the Galaxy Tab S2 is the company's "thinnest and lightest tablet of its size ever". It is 5.6mm thin, with the 8-...
Samsung and Apple said to be nearing deal to join the electronic SIM launch

Samsung and Apple said to be nearing a deal to join the electronic SIM launch

The GSMA, a group representing several mobile carriers across the world, is currently in negotiations with Samsung and Apple for the launch of electronic SIM cards. So-called e-SIMs would allow customers to switch between carriers almost instantly, without the need to get a new physical SIM from...
Galaxy S6

Samsung fails to meet expectations in Q2 2015 earnings guidance, supply shortages to blame

In its Q2 earnings guidance, Samsung has shared that its quarterly profits may not be as robust as Q2 2014, with the South Korean manufacturer predicting a decrease of 4 percent from the same period a year ago. Samsung is predicting an operating profit of KRW 6.9 trillion ($6.1 billion) with an...
Galaxy S6

Strong sales of the Galaxy S6 allow Samsung to retake lead in the U.S.

The latest figures from Kantar show Android increasing its market share to 64.9 percent in the U.S., an increase of 2.8 percentage points. Samsung was able to retake the number one manufacturer spot through strong sales of the Galaxy S6. From Kantar Worldpanel: The first full month of...
Qualcomm

Snapdragon 820 may feature 3.0GHz Kyro CPU cores manufactured at Samsung

Qualcomm is moving back to custom CPU cores — called Kyro — in the Snapdragon 820, with a new report out of South Korea stating that the 64-bit cores will be clocked at 3.0GHz. Samsung is said to manufacture the SoC, which Qualcomm revealed during the unveil of the Snapdragon 820 would be built...
Samsung keyboard exploit

How to make sure you get the fix for the Samsung keyboard exploit

Two days after word of an unlikely-but-real exploit involving the stock keyboard in a number of current Samsung smartphones was revealed, we're getting more details about the fix. Samsung in a blog post today has further explained what to expect in regards to upcoming software fixes to the way...
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Samsung preparing a security update to close keyboard exploit

Samsung today in an official statement has said that it's prepping an update that should close a potential-but-obscure avenue for exploit in its custom keyboard on a number of its most popular phones. The update will come by way of the security policy update mechanism in Samsung Knox and not...

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