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Samsung mass produces 10nm DDR4 RAM thumbnail

It was in March 2014 when Samsung had announced the mass production of 20nm 4Gb DDR3 chips and today they have confirmed the mass production of industry's first 10nm-based 8Gb DDR4 DRAM modules. The 10nm modules were prone to scaling issues but Samsung has managed to resolve it using "ArF (argon fluoride) immersion lithography, free [...]

Samsung launches J3 (2016) phone with Bike Mode thumbnail

As we had reported earlier, Samsung India has announced the 2016 edition of the J3 smartphone with a mode dedicated to all the bikers. The new J3 comes with what is called as S Bike mode, which on activating through NFC (one NFC tag can be placed on the bike) will inform the caller that [...]

Samsung reveals J5 (2016) and J7 (2016) in China thumbnail

China seems to be the hotbed for Samsung to launch their upcoming smartphones. They have listed the Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) on the website that boasts some improved metallic design and hardware. Starting with the J7 (2016), the phone comes with a 1.6GHz octa-core processor, 5.5-inch Super AMOLED Full HD display, 3GB [...]

Samsung Pay now available in China thumbnail

Samsung has announced that its Samsung Pay service is now available in China. The Korean company has teamed up with China UnionPay (CUP) that makes it easier for the service to have a wider reach and adheres to local laws and regulations. Currently, Samsung Pay supports credit and debit cards from nine banks and works [...]

Samsung to reveal a new smartphone on Mar 31 for bikers thumbnail

Samsung India is currently running a campaign for an upcoming smartphone that will be announced on March 31. The details are pretty light at the moment but the copy text confirms the phone will be targeted at motorcyclists and claims to "change the way you ride". No, it's not the one we recently wrote about [...]

Samsung brainBAND tracks concussions in real time thumbnail

Samsung has revealed yet another project that tries to put technology to a good use. The brainBAND project is a wearable that can be worn on user's head to give realtime data on the impact and the degree of injury caused to the brain by that impact. Samsung reckons this is a very useful gadget [...]

Samsung Smart Windshield concept is like an HUD for Motorcycles thumbnail

Samsung from time to time brings out concepts that tries to address a real world issue. Take the Samsung Smart Windshield for example. Considering how 25 percent of motorcycle accidents in Italy involve smartphones, Samsung has created a Smart Windshield concept wherein all the smartphone notifications are displayed in a small HUD-like display in the [...]

Samsung showcases secret C-Lab Projects at SXSW 2016 thumbnail

Samsung has confirmed that three of its projects currently being worked under by its C-Lab are showcased for the first time at SXSW 2016. C-Labs or creative labs is Samsung's initiative where employees work to work on their own ideas that can be turned into real products. The projects include Hum On! that transcribes hummed [...]

This is Samsung’s Dual Pixel 12 megapixel imaging sensor thumbnail

Samsung today unveiled its Dual Pixel imaging sensor for smartphones. Samsung says the 1.4 microns 12 megapixel sensor with Dual Pixel technology is already in mass production and is generally reserved for DSLR cameras that ensures amazing picture quality in low-light scenarios and fast auto focus. Here's the lowdown as to how Dual Pixel tech [...]

2016 Samsung TVs will drop 3D support thumbnail

I remember Samsung and other TV companies few years back touting 3D as a must have feature in a new television set and even invested heavily to bring it to everyone's home. Disappointingly, things didn't go as planned for them despite continued efforts and now Samsung has confirmed that they'll drop 3D functionality from its [...]