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Bedtime stories is another way for Samsung to promote VR thumbnail

It's no secret that Samsung is betting big on Virtual Reality (VR) and another effort to promote the technology is Bedtime VR Stories app. The app is intended for parents narrating bedtime stories to children, however, this time, it's done through technology, making the location of the parent and the child irrelevant. As you can [...]

Galaxy S7 series sales help Samsung’s Q1 2016 earnings thumbnail

Samsung today reported its financial result for the first quarter that ended on March 31, 2016. Samsung recorded a revenue of 49.78 trillion won, which is an increase of 5.7 percent year-on-year (YoY) whereas operating profit stood at 6.68 trillion won, an increase of 12 percent YoY. Samsung says the increase in earnings is a [...]

Leaked images reveal Gear Fit 2 , Gear IconX thumbnail

With Samsung Gear smartwatches getting upgrades every year, we were surprised the same treatment was not extended to its Gear Fit device. Thankfully, Samsung has realised the potential of the device and is following up with Gear Fit 2. Going by the images, the design of the Gear Fit 2 seems to slightly differ than [...]

Gear 360 goes on pre-order in South Korea thumbnail

Samsung's Gear 360 device that was announced at MWC earlier this year has got a release date and price. In South Korea, at least. The device will be up for pre-sale for 399,300 Korean won and will ship to customers before its actual release date of April 29. Customers purchasing during this period will also [...]

Samsung Pay spreads its wings to Singapore thumbnail

Samsung has confirmed that Singapore will join Samsung Pay-supported countries as early as Q2 of this year. According to Samsung, Singapore will be the first market in the region and will join the Samsung Pay ecosystem after South Korea, United States and China. The decision to launch the service comes after Samsung surveyed 400 people [...]

Samsung announces Pink Gold edition of Galaxy S7 duo thumbnail

Samsung has added another hue to its Galaxy S7 lineup. Starting today, the Galaxy S7 & the Galaxy S7 edge will be available in Pink Gold colour in South Korea and will roll out in other selected markets, which Samsung has not revealed yet. Nevertheless, the phones are the same and are targeted to appeal [...]

Samsung unveils Notebook 9 spin 2-in-1 in South Korea thumbnail

Samsung has expanded its notebook lineup in its home market with the all new Notebook 9 spin. This is a 2-in-1 notebook from Samsung that features a 360-degree touchscreen display that can be used as a tablet or a conventional laptop. The device can be used in 4 modes - notebook, tablet, stand and kiosk [...]

Samsung Curved Monitor sales clock over a million units thumbnail

Samsung has announced that its curved monitor range has surpassed sales of million units globally. It took them about 19 months to reach the milestone since the release of SD590C model in September 2014 and have added four more curved monitors to the mix, helping Samsung to gain more than 85 percent of curved monitor [...]

Samsung’s Earnings Guidance for Q1 2016 thumbnail

Samsung has released its earnings guidance for the first quarter that ended on March 31. According to the consolidated earnings based on K-IFRS system, Samsung's consolidated sales will be in the range of 49 trillion Korean won and operating profit at approximately 6.6 trillion Korean won. As always, the figures are yet to be audited [...]

Samsung mass produces 10nm DDR4 RAM thumbnail

It was in March 2014 when Samsung had announced the mass production of 20nm 4Gb DDR3 chips and today they have confirmed the mass production of industry's first 10nm-based 8Gb DDR4 DRAM modules. The 10nm modules were prone to scaling issues but Samsung has managed to resolve it using "ArF (argon fluoride) immersion lithography, free [...]