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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 [...]

HERE for Galaxy

HERE, owned by Nokia today released the beta version of its HERE Maps for Samsung smartphones. HERE for Android (as it’s called) will work with Samsung smartphones that run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and over 1GB of RAM and serve as an alternate option to the prevalent Google Maps. We played with the app briefly [...]

Samsung is seeking an arbitration against Microsoft in Hong Kong thumbnail

The Samsung-Microsoft saga took a new turn as Samsung has now sought an arbitration in Hong Kong to settle the Microsoft dispute. Samsung is asking the International Court of Arbitration in Hong Kong “to resolve a dispute concerning the calculation of success credits.” According to Reuters, the move from Samsung is “counter-offensive” and could “complicate [...]

Galaxy Note 4

Samsung recently showed off Galaxy Note 4's durability with a bend test video a few days ago. Now they have published another video that, yet again, emphasises on Galaxy Note 4's durability by performing a series of drop tests right from being dropped on hard surfaces to being tumbled in an enclosure number of times.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note Edge for Japan thumbnail

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note Edge smartphone for the Japanese market. The announcement came at the Galaxy Note Edge World Tour 2014 in Tokyo today and confirmed the phone will be available to consumers by end of October through KDDI and NTT Docomo. Japan will be the first market in the world to get [...]

Galaxy Tab Active

Samsung's Galaxy Tab Active goes for the enterprise crowd and what better platform than to announce the US availability at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014. Samsung is now accepting pre-orders of the rugged device that comes with an anti-shock protection that protects the 8-inch tablet from drops of up to 1.2m/4ft, IP67 certified for water and [...]

Samsung introduces 360 Services for Businesses thumbnail

In a bid to offer a holistic IT solution to enterprises, Samsung has announced 360 Services for Business. The suite that is being piloted with multiple Fortune 1000 companies offers “mobility support, enterprise mobility management (EMM) and value added services for deployment, security, applications and device care.” Samsung says 360 Services builds on the Samsung [...]

Gear S

Opera has confirmed that Opera Mini will be the first web browser to feature in Samsung’s standalone Gear S smartwatch. The browser will enable smartwatch users surf the internet from the wrist and even compress the webpages to deliver a faster surfing experience and save on the 3G bandwidth. Opera seems to have tweaked the [...]