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Google, Samsung, Sony and More Form a VR Association

VR used to be an enthusiast's dream, but we're getting closer to the point where it's going to become mainstream. There are still some hurdles that need to be fixed, but companies like Google and Samsung are making VR accessible to more people than ever before. With it being such an early stage for VR though,...

U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Samsung Over Apple in Latest Appeal

There are multiple lawsuit cases going back and forth between Samsung and Apple right now. At the end of last month, we learned that Samsung was denied an appeal against Apple in regards to their slide-to-unlock, quick links and auto-correct patents. On this case, Samsung can either pay the $119.6 million, or attempt to take it to...

Snapdragon 835 Announced on Samsung 10nm FinFET Process for Early 2017

Despite a lukewarm performance for most of 2015, Qualcomm has largely had a successful 2016 thus far thanks to its Snapdragon 820/821. While the 820/821 struggled against some of its competitors in benchmarks, the current crop of Snapdragon SoCs has largely satisfied the needs of end users. Devices such as the OnePlus 3 have garnered highly favorable...

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 to Reportedly Feature an AI Assistant

Similar to how Google Assistant is a selling point for the Pixel and Pixel XL right now, a new report suggests that Samsung will do the same with the Galaxy S8 and its own personal assistant technology. This report comes a month after it was revealed that Samsung would be acquiring Viv Labs, the same company...

Samsung is Investing in Bezel-less, Edge-to-Edge Screen Technology

While some companies, including Samsung, are investing in foldable display technology, others are opting for a full screen display product. We recently watched Xiaomi make headlines with their Mi MIX concept phone. A smartphone that reportedly sports a 91.3% screen-to-body ratio. This type of technology is still in its infancy, and has already shown to...

Samsung and LG Both Announce Their Q3 2016 Financial Reports

Yesterday we saw HTC publishing their financial report for the third quarter of the year, and today we see that both LG and Samsung have done the same. All three companies were not able to put their best foot forward this year for different reasons, but some were able to come out better than others. LG...

Report: 70% of Note 7 owners will stick with Samsung

Unless you've been living under a rock these past few weeks, you've probably heard of the sometimes explosive nature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery. The fiasco has resulted in Samsung recalling the millions of phones it had shipped out: not once, but twice. Samsung has been so careful with trying to salvage what's...

Samsung Still Does Not Know Cause of Note 7 Fires, Development of S8 Delayed

You already know about the Note 7 and all of its battery combustion issues. When the early reports related to the Galaxy Note 7 going up in smokes started coming in, Samsung conducted an investigation which led it to believe that the issue was restricted to batteries supplied from one particular component supplier. This incorrect diagnosis...

Samsung Launches the Galaxy C9 Pro with SD-653 and 6GB RAM in China

Samsung is keen to move past the Note 7 fiasco and get its business back on track. The Note 7 was a (big) road-bump in the grand scheme of things, so it makes sense that the company wants the show to go on. And the Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro in China aims to do just...

Samsung Rolls Out Industry’s First 8GB LPDDR4 DRAM Package

While 4GB of RAM may seem as a standard for flagships that come out these days, a lot of companies have been bringing in devices with 6GB of RAM, even though their utilization of such large amounts of RAM may remain questionable. But still, as technology progresses, improvements to hardware will continue on driving what...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Batteries Were Tested Within the Company

Now that the Galaxy Note 7 has been discontinued permanently, everyone wants to know what caused the issue with the batteries. Not only has Samsung launched an internal investigation into the issue, but the South Korean government has also jumped in with an investigation of their own. A lot of people seem to have their own...

Samsung Starts Mass Production of SoCs With 10nm FinFET Technology

Samsung has announced today that the company has started mass production of 10nm FinFET based System-on-Chips. The South Korean OEM claims that their SoC is the first one produced with such technology. In comparison to its 14 nm predecessor, Samsung’s new 10nm FinFET process (10LPE) adopts an advanced 3D transistor structure with additional enhancements in both...