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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 [...]

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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.

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Samsung has released it's previous quarter's (Q3 2014) earnings guidance and it does not look pretty for the world's largest smartphone manufacturer. As per the figures based on K-IFRS, Samsung Electronics has a consolidated sales of around 47 trillion Korean won and consolidated operating profit at 4.1 trillion Korean won, which is lesser than what [...]

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Samsung has confirmed that they’ll invest $14.7 billion or 15.6 trillion Korean won to setup a new semiconductor plant in South Korea. The plant will be located in Godeok Industrial Complex in Pyeongtaek and will provide jobs to around 150,000 citizens. Samsung says the construction will begin in first half of 2015 with operations scheduled [...]

Everpurse 2015 Handbag collection will have batteries from Samsung SDI thumbnail

Everpurse has teamed up with Samsung SDI to integrate Samsung’s batteries in its 2015 handbag collection. The fashionable handbags will have Samsung’s Lithium-Ion prismatic batteries that will enable users to charge their devices inside the handbag. The purse takes advantage of wireless charging and with Samsung SDI batteries inside the handbag, Everpurse says they were [...]