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Samsung’s SmartDirect TV comes integrated with Airtel Digital TV Card thumbnail

Samsung makes TV whereas Airtel offers digital TV services and both companies have now come together to create a SmartDirect TV range that integrates Airtel’s digital TV Smart Card. The basic premise of this range is that if you use Airtel DTH service, you don’t need an external set-top box as the TV has a [...]

Galaxy Mega 2 for AT&T

Samsung has announced that its Galaxy Mega 2 will be available from AT&T in the United States from Oct 24. The device builds on the original Galaxy Mega with slightly improved features, which now includes a Multi-instance mode (similar to Multi Window), Ultra Power Saving Mode, one handed mode and Private Mode. On the hardware [...]

There are over 100 partners in Tizen Association thumbnail

The Tizen Association introduced its Partner Program in 2013 to bring expertise in the development of the Tizen OS and the association today announced to have added 16 new members at the Developer Summit in Shanghai, China. This brings the total number to over 100 members. The 16 new members include: CloudTrains Systems Digital Horizons [...]

Intel-based Chromebook 2

Samsung may not be selling their notebooks in Europe but the company is very much alive in the American market. Earlier this week, Samsung announced an Intel processor powered Chromebook 2 in the US. The Chromebook 2 was available only with the Exynos 5 Octa processor until now but the new variant brings Intel’s Celeron [...]

840 EVO SSD

We first caught wind of 840 EVO SSD's read speed issue last month and now Samsung, true to their word has released a firmware update to fix the performance issue. 840 EVO SSD users can download the fix from Samsung's website and as Anand Tech points out, the fix is more than a firmware update [...]

Samsung Gear S

While there was no sight of the Galaxy Note Edge except for a brief confirmation, Samsung did announce the Gear S smartwatch for the Indian market. The standalone smartwatch will go on sale alongside Galaxy Note 4 and unlike the previous Gear smartwatches, it works without having to connect to a smartphone. The smartwatch will [...]

Galaxy Note 4

Samsung at an event today, announced the Galaxy Note 4 for the Indian market. The phone will go on sale on October 17 and will go head to head with Apple’s iPhone 6 series that also goes on sale in India on the same day. Galaxy Note 4 will sell for Rs. 58,300 (MRP is [...]

Samsung develops 60GHz 802.11ad Wi-Fi standard thumbnail

Samsung has announced that they’ve successfully managed to overcome the limitations to commercialise 802.11ad standard 60GHz Wi-Fi technology. The new Wi-Fi technology will enable high transmission speeds going up to 4.6Gbps or 575MBps, which is five times faster than the prevalent Wi-Fi standard or 866Mbps or 108MBps. Samsung says their 802.11ad standard allows the Wi-Fi [...]

Interbrand: Samsung is the 7th top global brand thumbnail

Samsung is the 7th best global brand, according to a report released by Interbrand. Interbrand releases its brand report every year and going by their ISO certified Best Global Brand methodology, Samsung has moved one place up from the 8th spot from last year and maintains the same 4th position if you consider sector-wise. Samsung's [...]

Samsung USA introduces Protection Plus Mobile Elite for Galaxy S, Galaxy Note devices thumbnail

Samsung has announced a new warranty program for Americans that will protect their devices from any untoward damages. Dubbed Protection Plus Mobile Elite, the program will extend the phone's warranty to two years from the date of purchase and cover the device from accidental cracked displays or liquid damage. Protection Plus Mobile Elite also offers [...]