Samsung has upgraded its Samsung Apps store with a redesigned user interface and a new name – Samsung Galaxy Apps — as it seeks to put the focus on exclusive content, discounts and promotional offers. The Korean company’s app store is accessible on all of its Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Show More Summary
One of the big hardware advancements that Samsung included in the Galaxy S5 is its built-in Heart Rate Monitor, letting you keep up on your health with no additional accessories required. Even better, Samsung integrated its heart rate sensing technology into the same housing that holds the camera's LED flash, keeping the device slim at the same time. Show More Summary
Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 4 has a lot of features that should suit small business owners but it won’t be a replacement for your laptop. For small business owners on the go more often than not, this tablet is definitely suited for keeping in touch with clients. Show More Summary
Another major player has joined the virtual reality fray. Does Samsung's Gear VR bolster the possibility of a display revolution?
Samsung's newest processor includes an LTE radio, a first for the Korean giant.
Apple has taken another step in reducing their reliance on Samsung by starting to accept shipments of processors from chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). The shipments were part of a deal struck between...Show More Summary
Last week, Samsung issued a Sustainability Report just like Apple has been doing for years. But Samsung's report was just worthless advertising according to China Labor Watch, which says the company both uses child labor and underpays the children who build its Android phones.
The first two smartwatches based on Android Wear are shipping now. The Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch were formally shown off at Google I/O last month, with each device offering users access to Google's vision of Android on your wrist. Android Wear and its devices join a crowded, yet disparate market of smartwatch options. Show More Summary
Though Samsung claimed the change would come several days ago, the Samsung Apps store has just rebranded itself to Galaxy Apps with an update to the application. Coming with the rebrand to the "Galaxy" name is a slight change in visual styling of the app to darker shades of blue and a few new animations, though the app overall performs much the same as it did before.
Earlier this week, Samsung announced that it would miss Q2 expectations and take a 24% tumble in profit from the same period a year ago. That's bad news for one particular electronics giant, but some shortsighted tech soothsayers decided to shift the...
Samsung again has to face child labor allegations in China, The Wall Street Journal reports, where China Labor Watch said it found several cases of underage workers being hired by at least one Samsung supplier in the country – Shinyang Electronics. Show More Summary
Samsung today announced the Exynos ModAP, an application processor and modem system-on-a-chip. Samsung says the Exynos ModAP was manufactured using a 28nm processes and supports a wide range of wireless networking technologies. The combo...Show More Summary
Samsung has announced their newest processors, the Exynos ModAP. The Exynos ModAP chipset brings together a quad-core application processor (the AP part) with a LTE-A-capable modem (that'd be the Mod). Built on a 28nm process, the chip's designed to offer speed and power efficiency, all while keeping things cool (hence the ice motif of yesterday's teaser).
It’s been a dim couple of years for Motorola, a company that has had badly misfiring high-end smartphone strategy. Just two months ago, the company decided to shut down its vaunted U.S. manufacturing plant in Texas. Google grew tired...Show More Summary
Our Man in Florida [a.k.a. FutureLawyer] has compared the two watches and leaves us with the question of whether we want to talk to our wrist or babble into thin air. In my view, the wrist wins. My family will affirm that I don't need a watch for the other choice.
After years of speculation, Apple has partnered with Taiwan Semiconductor for chip manufacturing services. That's a blow to Samsung, and there's probably more pain in store for the South Korean conglomerate.
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Samsung will investigate claims by a labor watchdog group that a supplier in China used underage workers to make phone parts. And IBM plans to devote $3 billion over the next five years to computer chip research and development. Show More Summary
But the South Korean electronics company's own recent report on conditions at about 100 Chinese suppliers' factories found no child labor, though it did find other violations.