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Tizen gains .NET support, will enable devs to build apps in C# thumbnail

Tizen may have somewhat been a lost cause when it comes to smartphones but Tizen is very much the heart of many TVs, wearables and IoT products that Samsung sells and will sell. Today, in an attempt to garner more developer support for its platform, Samsung announced a collaboration with Microsoft to enable .NET support [...]

Samsung introduces Rewards program for Samsung Pay users thumbnail

In a bid to increase use of Samsung Pay in the United States, Samsung will roll out the Samsung Rewards program this week that will reward points to users transacting through Smasung Pay. Registered users will earn points that can be redeemed for gift cards, prepaid Visa gift cards, Samsung products and more. Samsung will [...]

Samsung to acquire Harman for $8 billion thumbnail

In a somewhat interesting move, Samsung today announced that they've entered into a definitive agreement with Harman to acquire them for $112 per share in cash, totalling to $8 billion. The move will give Samsung access to a rapidly growing connected market for automobiles that is expected to grow more than $100 billion by 2025. [...]

Samsung wins 35 CES 2017 Innovation Awards thumbnail

Samsung has confirmed that they've won 35 CES Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards are given every year by Consumer Technology Association, the producers of CES and are judged by "preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding engineering and design in cutting-edge consumer electronics products across 28 [...]

Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge users can try out Android 7.0 Nougat before the actual release thumbnail

This is provided you enroll into Samsung's beta program and are located in a country where the beta program is valid. If you're in UK, US, South Korea, you can download the Galaxy Beta Program, enroll yourself and wait for Samsung to accept. Samsung says they're accepting applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. Samsung will [...]

Samsung confirms Galaxy S8 will come with an AI assistant service thumbnail

If Samsung's acquisition of Viv wasn't a clear cut confirmation, Samsung has confirmed to Reuters that their upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone will feature an AI digital assistant service. The service will understandably make use of Viv's solution which, in the future, will be expanded to other Samsung devices like home appliances and wearables. Samsung is [...]

Samsung Pay goes live in Canada for CIBC customers thumbnail

Samsung recently confirmed a number of countries to get Samsung Pay and while Canada is not a part of this list, it seems Canadians can get early access to the service. In a screenshot posted by a user, Samsung seems to have enabled access to the Samsung Pay service only if you use a select [...]

Samsung recalls 2.8m washing machines in United States thumbnail

In late September, Samsung confirmed that they were in talks with the CPSC about washing machines in the United States and today the government body and Samsung have come forward recalling around 2.8 million top-loading washing machines. The voluntary recall involves 34 models manufactured from March 2011 where the high-speed spin cycle causes the top [...]

Samsung reveals Blue Coral colour for Galaxy S7 edge thumbnail

Now that Galaxy Note7 is done and dusted, Samsung is bringing the Note7's exclusive colour to maintain its earnings and expand sales of its current Galaxy S series flagship, Galaxy S7 edge. Blue Coral is the sixth colour for Galaxy S7 edge and will sell in select markets around the globe. Samsung claims the Blue [...]

Samsung releases Q3 2016 Financial Results thumbnail

Samsung today released their Q3 2016 results that ended on September 30, 2016, Samsung recorded a revenue of 47.82 trillion won, a decrease of 3.87 trillion won YOY and recorded an operating profit for the quarter at 5.20 trillion won, a decrease of 2.19 trillion won YOY. Samsung says the quarter was heavily impacted by [...]