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Samsung teams up with Google and others to boost VR adoption thumbnail

Samsung today announced that they've formed a new non-profit organisation to promote the growth and adoption of Virtual Reality (VR). The Global Virtual Reality Association (GVRA) includes Acer, Google, HTC, Facebook, Sony Interactive Entertainment, in addition to Samsung. The association's mission is to "promote responsible development and adoption of VR globally" as well as bolster [...]

Report: Galaxy S8 could have a bezel-less display, no physical home button thumbnail

Samsung is under a lot of pressure after the Galaxy Note7 debacle and it's only logical Galaxy S8 will boast some new features and improvements to gain back the trust of the customers. A report by Bloomberg claims that the upcoming Galaxy S8 will boast a bezel-less display and remove the physical home button. Samsung [...]

Samsung unveils Galaxy S7 edge in Black Pearl colour thumbnail

As expected, Samsung has announced the seventh colour for its Galaxy S7 edge smartphone. The colour will be exclusive only with 128GB storage option and will sell in select markets from December 9. Samsung says the new colour is designed to be "modern and striking" that adds depth to its glass design. There's no word [...]

Samsung brings Blue Coral Galaxy S7 edge to India thumbnail

Samsung announced the Blue Coral Galaxy S7 edge last month and has confirmed that the new colour will be available in India as well. The phone will go on sale from December 15 and will sell in 32GB storage option for Rs. 50,900. The variant features two-toned combination with blue coral colour occupying the front [...]

Samsung rumoured to remove 3.5mm audio jack in the upcoming Galaxy S8 thumbnail

Samsung's known to add features to its flagship phone but if SamMobile's report is to be believed, Samsung will remove the 3.5mm headphone jack in the upcoming Galaxy S smartphone. Samsung will apparently follow Apple's footsteps of ditching the 'taken for granted' port and instead make use of the USB Type-C port to route the [...]

Value Pack Update brings Gear S3 features to Gear S2 thumbnail

Samsung has released a new software update for its Gear S2 smartwatch that will bring in new features and enhancements closer to its Gear S3 smartwatch. The value pack update now gives the option to customise with more watch faces, reminders app, alti-barometer and more. The update now allows the user to rotate the bezel [...]

Samsung will reportedly announce the cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire next month thumbnail

Samsung may have stopped sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone but the company is yet to reveal the real reason why the phone was catching fire. Now according to a Korea Herald source, the company has been working with experts in South Korea and US and the announcement to reveal the exact cause could [...]

Samsung details plan to improve long-term value creation for shareholders thumbnail

Samsung is one of the largest chaebols in the world and while the Lee family maintains a tight hold over Samsung, the company today announced its detailed plan to enhance long-term value creation for shareholders. First is the improvement in the shareholder program, which will see a 50 percent free cash flow dedicated to shareholder [...]

Gear Fit2’s software update brings in new fitness-related improvements thumbnail

Samsung last week released a new firmware update for its Gear Fit2 that improves its fitness tracking experience. The new update streamlines sets for indoor activities and now comes with an Auto Pause feature that recognises user's cardiovascular activity to continue recording or pause if the user stops suddenly. The update also adds new dynamic [...]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC is based on Samsung’s 10nm process thumbnail

Samsung and Qualcomm are close business partners and at the eve of announcing Qualcomm's new chip today, the company confirmed that its Snapdragon 835 processor will use Samsung's 10nm FinFET process technology. The foundry collaboration will allow Qualcomm to use Samsung's best available process, allowing up to a 30% increase in area efficiency with 27% [...]