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Hyunchil Hong is the new President of Samsung Southwest Asia thumbnail

Hyunchil Hong has been appointed as the new President of Samsung Southwest Asia region. Hong takes over the responsibility from BD Park who held the position since 2012. Prior to this, Hong was the President of Samsung Electronics Latin America. Hong will be based out of Gurgaon, India that serves as a headquarter of the [...]

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Corning has confirmed that Samsung's Galaxy Alpha is the first devices to adopt their Gorilla Glass 4. The 6.9mm thick phone utilises Corning's latest glass solution that is just 0.4mm thick and offers resistance to breaking and scratches. Corning claims to have examined hundreds of broken displays and have worked to make it more durable [...]

Report: Three executives under JK Shin leaving Samsung thumbnail

JK Shin may have retained his position under the management shuffle recently but it seems his subordinates weren't that lucky. According to a report by Reuters, three deputy executives who report to JK Shin, have left the organisation following slow smartphone sales and low profitability. One of the departures include DJ Lee whose most recent [...]

Galaxy S5 Review

Samsung has started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F). First spotted by SamMobile, the site notes this is one of the fastest software release by Samsung that took just about 31 days for Samsung to update its device after Google dropping the AOSP code for Lollipop in early November. Interestingly, [...]

Galaxy A7 surfaces on Chinese certification website thumbnail

There has been a chatter for quite a while about Samsung's Galaxy A7 smartphone and now we've got a real glimpse of the device, thanks to China's certification agency Tenaa. The listing shows the device from all angles and spills some of the specs as well. The Galaxy A7 will be 6.3mm thin that will [...]

Samsung sells Fiber Optics Business to Corning thumbnail

Samsung Electronics has confirmed to sell its Fiber Optics business to Corning Inc. Although the specifics are under wraps, the definitive agreement was reached between both the companies and the takeover by Corning is expected to be completed by end of first quarter 2015. Corning says the acquisition will help them to expand their portfolio [...]

JK Shin retains his title as chief of mobile division thumbnail

You don't kick a person to the kerb during his bad times! Samsung seems to know this and have decided to retain JK Shin as the chief of mobile division. Under his helm, Samsung rose to the number one spot in the smartphone market but the top spot is in jeopardy considering slow sales of [...]

Samsung improves second-gen eye mouse to help people with disabilities thumbnail

Samsung showed its first-generation eye mouse back in 2012 and though the prototype never the saw the day, it needed the user to wear it to control the mouse cursor with the eye. The second-generation EYECAN+ solves this issue with a small box sitting beneath the monitor tracking user's eye movement. Samsung says the box [...]

A new lawsuit against Samsung has been filed by Milk Studios over Samsung’s use of Milk name for its music and video service. The 15-year old studio alleges Samsung “intentionally, willfully and knowingly” used Milk’s trademark despite the studio asking them to stop using it in March. Milk Studios is also asking an undisclosed amount [...]

Samsung retires Fitness with Gear app, integrates data in new S Health app thumbnail

UPDATE: Samsung seems to have expanded its list of countries that won't support stress or heart rate measurement feature. (See below) Samsung first introduced its S Health app with the Galaxy S4 and though Samsung has updated the app with new features, for some reason, Samsung offered different versions of S Health for its devices. [...]