Industry ignores Samsung’s tough battery standard
Published in News


We wonder why?


Samsung has learnt a lot from its incredible flaming battery fiasco, but it seems it is not having much luck in teaching the industry to learn from its mistakes.

South Korean watchdog bites Qualcomm
Published in News
Monday, 27 March 2017 12:39

South Korean watchdog bites Qualcomm


Qualcomm blocked Samsung from flogging Exynos


The South Korea Trade Commission has decided that Qualcomm prevented Samsung from selling its Exynos processors to various third-party phone manufacturers.

Samsung Bixby to fight Siri, Alexa and Assistant
Published in Mobiles


Google assistant look alike for the Galaxy S8

Samsung is only a week away from the official announcement of its Galaxy S8 phone and the company officially shared that the new Samsung devices will get a new intelligent interface. The Korean mobile giant is using a rather questionable name, Bixby. 

Samsung ramping up to 7nm next year
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 11:24

Samsung ramping up to 7nm next year


Will be ready for volume production


Despite having its CEO behind bars, Samsung will be ready for volume production of its 7nm process node in 2018.

Samsung gives up on screen finger print scanner
Published in Mobiles


Galaxy 8 is unlikely to have it


Samsung Electronics' upcoming Galaxy S8 is unlikely to feature on-screen fingerprint scanning because its touch sensor partner Synaptics ran out of time for developing the related technology.

Samsung’s boss is probably still in charge
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Even in jail


The head of South Korea's Samsung Group Jay Y. Lee, may be languishing in a jail cell but he is allowed plenty of visitors which probably means he is still running the company.

Boffins turn all stolen phones into a Samsung Note 7
Published in Mobiles


Still better than an iPhone


Researchers have developed new technology that can prevent stolen phones turning  into a smouldering blob of plastic, or the case of an iPhone a beautiful looking, reassuringly expensive smouldering blob of plastic.

Samsung officially details Exynos 8895
Published in Processors
Saturday, 04 March 2017 17:01

Samsung officially details Exynos 8895


10nm, Gigabit LTE, octa core and Mali G71 GPU

Samsung decided not to talk about the Galaxy S8 at the Mobile World Congress, channeling all the media attention to a Galaxy S3 tablet. 

Samsung Galaxy 8 press image leaked
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 02 March 2017 11:45

Samsung Galaxy 8 press image leaked


Whoops

Samsung is expected to release its new flagship line-up next month, and there have been a number of leaks as to what the thing will look like – but this one has an aura of credibility that other leaks lack.

Samsung beat Apple to the punch
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 24 February 2017 10:52

Samsung beat Apple to the punch


Removed the home button first


Leaked snaps of Samsung’s coming next generation smartphone show that once again the outfit has beaten its rival Apple to the innovation punch.