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Samsung bans Chinese supplier following child labour allegations thumbnail

Last week, one of Samsung’s suppliers was accused of employing underage workers in China and following an initial investigation by Samsung, the supplier - Dongguan Shinyang Electronics Co. Ltd. has been temporarily suspended. Samsung says the latest investigation found some evidence of child labour at the factory and if further investigations prove the supplier to [...]

Vine app on Galaxy K zoom

Samsung's Galaxy K zoom went on sale earlier this week in India and we thought of doing a quick unboxing of Samsung's latest 'phone with a camera' device. The device is undoubtedly slimmer than the previous Galaxy S4 zoom and feels good in the hands, thanks to the curvy design at the back. We'll be [...]

Galaxy Note 3 Neo Review

Samsung and Rovi have confirmed to extend and renew their patent license agreement. The monetary compensation is under wraps but the multi-year license agreement will enable Samsung to use Rovi’s video discovery patents and technologies across Samsung’s TV and related products. The agreement will also add metadata in new regions where Samsung sells TVs. Samsung [...]

Samsung Galaxy Apps

Samsung is now extending the change from Samsung Apps to Galaxy Apps to the pre-installed app as well. Samsung has rolled out a new software update for Samsung Apps that changes the app to Galaxy Apps. Apart from the change in name, Galaxy Apps now sports a cleaner and more streamlined interface and seems faster [...]

Samsung Gear Live

Samsung’s Gear Live smartwatch is the latest gadget to go under iFixit’s knife. The site tore down the smartwatch giving us a closer look at the components that powers one of the first Android Wear smartwatches. While the Gear Live passes the repairability score with flying colours, the teardown reveals an interesting tidbit – a [...]

Samsung and others form Open Interconnect Consortium for Internet of Things thumbnail

It is estimated 212 billion connected devices aka Internet of Things will be installed globally by end of 2020 and to improve interoperability between them, Samsung and other companies have formed Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) that focuses on “defining a common communications framework.” The consortium consists of companies like Samsung, Atmel, Broadcom, Dell, Intel and [...]

Q2 2014 Earnings Guidance hints at dismal financial quarter thumbnail

Samsung today published their earnings guidance for Q2 2014 and going by the estimated figures, the result looks bleak for the Korean company. According to figures based on K-IFRS, Samsung expects consolidated sales to up to 52 trillion won and operating profit at 7.2 trillion won, which is less when you compare it with the [...]

Robbers loot $36m worth of Samsung products from factory in Brazil thumbnail

Earlier this week, Samsung’s factory near Sao Paulo, Brazil was robbed at gunpoint by about 20 bandits. The heist was carried out on late Sunday night where armed robbers hijacked a Samsung shuttle used by factory employees and stole Samsung smartphones, tablets and laptops worth $36 million. According to Reuters, robbers “made off with seven [...]

Samsung Gear Live

Last we checked, Samsung's Gear Live was listed as coming soon for the Indian market and now the Android Wear-powered watch can be ordered through the Play Store for Rs. 15,900. The shipping is estimated in about 2-3 weeks, which means users can expect the smartwatch to arrive sometime in late July. As we have [...]

Samsung to build display plant in Vietnam thumbnail

Samsung Display, subsidiary of Samsung Electronics has announced that they’ll build a display assembly plant in Vietnam. According to Reuters, the plant will be first for Samsung in the country and will spend about $1 billion to construct it. The production capacity or the type of display that will be manufactured in the facility is [...]