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Samsung Technology

Samsung Spain reminds everyone about the Note 7 by handing out free Note 8 devices on a plane

All said, Samsung has done a pretty good job putting the Note 7 behind it. After the phablet became one of the biggest consumer electronics disasters in recent memory, the company invited third-party safety groups to investigate, instituted a rigorous...

/ October 23, 2017

Bixby 2.0 takes center stage at Samsung’s Developer Conference

No surprise, Samsung is making the connected home a big focus of its annual Developer Conference this week in San Francisco. DJ Koh, the company’s head of Mobile Communications took to the stage at Moscone Center to reveal a spate...

/ October 18, 2017

Samsung’s new connected tags monitor pets or kids for a week on a single charge

Samsung has something worth your time if you like to keep tabs on kids, pets or other cherished items. The Korea electronics giant just announced Connect Tag, a small internet-enabled device that tracks location and lasts a week between charges. In...

/ October 16, 2017

Galaxy Note 8 ties iPhone 8 Plus in camera tests

The iPhone 8 Plus’s reign as “the best smartphone camera” was a mighty short one. DxOMark, the testing outfit many look to for fair evaluations of cameras from DSLRs to phones, gave Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 a 94, tying the...

/ October 3, 2017

You can now disable Samsung’s devoted Bixby button

The Galaxy S8’s devoted Bixby button was one of the least popular features on an otherwise well received phone, owing in part to the fact that Samsung’s smart assistant was still half-baked at launch. Unsurprisingly, the feature also made its...

/ September 18, 2017

Samsung launches $300M autonomous driving fund, puts $90M into TTTech

Not to be outpaced in the connected car market by other tech giants, today the world’s largest smartphone maker, Samsung, announced two major pieces of news to take its automotive strategy up a gear. It has launched the Samsung Automotive...

/ September 14, 2017

Samsung touts 650k Note 8 pre-sales; 2.5x faster than Note 7 pre-orders

Another tidbit pertaining to Samsung’s incoming Note 8, with the company hoping its premium palm-stretcher phablet brand can rise phoenix like from the ashes of the Note 7 flaming battery debacle. A lot is riding on the success of the...

/ September 12, 2017

Samsung is selling Note8 pre-orders faster than any Note before it

In the aftermath of the Note 7 debacle, many wondered whether the Note line was done for good. It seems that the latest iteration — despite carrying a high starting price of $930 — has delivered a win for the...

/ September 8, 2017

Don’t rely on Face Unlock to keep your phone secure

With Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 arriving in stores soon, here’s an important reminder: Face Unlock isn’t anywhere near as good at securing your phone as a fingerprint. If you follow the tech news cycle, you’ve seen the stories: first following...

/ September 6, 2017

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 is a cautious return for the world’s best phablet

Between the explosions, the recalls and its subsequent afterlife as airport PA system fodder, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that the Galaxy Note 7 was a very good phone. In fact, the line has always been one...

/ September 5, 2017