Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 was absolutely the most publicized example of faulty battery technology in the history of mobile phones, but exploding batteries aren't exclusively a Samsung problem. A quick Google search will produce news stories about defective batteries in phones from Apple, LG, Sony, Nokia, and every other major manufacturer. Show More Summary
Chow Sang-Hun, reporting for the NYT: The sprawling investigation into President Park Geun-hye of South Korea took a dramatic turn on Monday with word that prosecutors were seeking the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung, one of the world’s largest conglomerates, on charges that he bribed the president and her secretive confidante. Show More Summary
Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smart watch came with a camera, and it was sort of useless. Now, CMRA is doubling up on cameras and delivering not one, but two, cameras to the Apple Watch. CMRA is a watch band for the Apple Watch that is compatible with any model and any size. It adds a 2MP […] This story was originally published at CMRA is the Camera your Apple Watch Doesn’t Need
The Galaxy Note 7 turned out to be one of the biggest stories in mobile in years, with several units catching fire and Samsung ultimately deciding to discontinue the flagship device. Now LG has announced that it’s taking steps to [....
Samsung has officially listed the Galaxy C7 Pro on the Samsung China website and features many of the same specs as its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy C7.
Samsung's next flagship phone, and the first big device since the Note 7 inferno, is set to drop sometime in the next few months. As per hallowed internet tradition, we're already awash with rumors and leaked images about what to expect,...Show More Summary
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We started the week with a bunch of fresh Galaxy S8 rumors, including an extensive preview of Samsung’s upcoming phone and new renders that may have offered measurements of the handset. That, however, isn’t the whole story. A new report...Show More Summary
Samsung's S Health has been refined into a great health platform over the years, and that refinement could take an interesting turn soon.
Samsung's next flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, could include a new S Health app with features above and beyond Apple's HealthKit and CareKit -- including the ability to schedule online consultations with doctors, or even pay medical fees.
The patent case between Apple and Samsung has been reopened by the US Court of Appeals and will determine whether Samsung still has to pay the $399 million in damages.
Closing the final chapter of the hottest story of 2016. A source familiar with Samsung's investigation into the exploding Note 7 issue says the South Korean tech giant has concluded that batteries were to blame for the spontaneous combustions that led to two recalls and the ultimate demise of the flagship device, Reuters reports. Show More Summary
We saw the exciting concepts, and we saw the leaked Galaxy S8 case mockups, but the following renders might actually show us the real thing, complete with actual measurements of Samsung's hotly anticipated new flagship smartphones. Obtained...Show More Summary
A new report claims that a major update is coming to the Samsung S Health app, allowing users to make doctor appointments from within the app.
Samsung has not yet shared with us the results of its probe into the Galaxy Note 7 and why its batteries were catching fire, forcing the company to recall millions of devices, but a report out of Reuters claims that the batteries used ended up being the “main” culprit. Show More Summary
Lee Jae-yong accused of bribery, embezzlement, and perjury.
Prosecutors’ decision to seek the arrest of Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong threatens to knock one of the world’s biggest companies off course—and, represents a significant challenge to South Korea’s large, family-run companies.
South Korea is in political chaos after the recent impeachment of its President, Park Geun-hye, and now, the charges of corruption are spreading to the highest levels of Samsung. A prosecutor is seeking the arrest of the company’s vice chairman and de facto leader, Jay Y. Lee. Read more...