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IDC Report States Apple Shipped More Phones in Q4 2016 Than Samsung

The International Data Corporation (IDC) is a highly respected research company that uses often publishes studies on the smartphone market. A new report has just been published by the IDC that highlights the smartphone shipment numbers for the fourth quarter of 2016, and there have been some interesting changes to highlight. For many of the past quarters, Samsung...

Alleged Price, Specs and Release Month Revealed for the Galaxy Tab S3

We haven't heard much about Samsung's 2017 flagship tablet, but now there are some new rumors circulating that claim to give us an idea of what we can expect. The last time we saw rumors about the device was back in October of last year when it was said this new tablet would be released...

Samsung Sends Press Invites for their MWC 2017 Launch Event

Samsung made a big splash last year at MWC 2016 with the announcement of both the Galaxy S7 as well as the Galaxy S7 Edge. We got to see how the RAM management of the Galaxy S7 was compared to the Galaxy S6, and they even showed off Samsung Connect Auto as well as some...

AI in Smartphones: Separating Fact From Fiction, and Looking Ahead

As it goes every year, one hot feature sets a trend in technology, and suddenly every company boasts some variation of which that is uniquely theirs. This year, that feature is AI. Hot on the heels of Alexa's and Google Assistant’s holiday successes, Artificial Intelligence on phones has become the de facto must-have feature –...

First Live Photo of the Galaxy S8 Leaks: Two Models With 5.8″ and 6.2″ Screens to Launch on March 29th

Courtesy of VentureBeat's Evan Blass, also known as @evleaks, we now have our first live photograph of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 as well as some new details on the devices. With its release date now pegged at March 29th, nearly a month after MWC 2017, it will be some time before these leaks can...

Samsung Confirms a Galaxy Note 8 for Release in 2017

Samsung's Galaxy Note brand took a devastating blow this year with the recall and eventually being discontinued entirely due to some battery issues. This has sparked a new trend in the Android community, and with news publications in general, where each and every Samsung phone that catches fire seemingly needs to be reported on. Don't get...

New Report Reveals Possible Galaxy S8 Display, Camera, & Release Date Details

We've seen a number of Galaxy S8 rumors circulating throughout the Android community, from developing a new personal assistant, to moving the fingerprint sensor to the back of the device, and aiming for IP68 water and dust resistance. The device is said to come with the largest 5.7" display, and we've heard that Samsung will...

Samsung Made $7.92 Billion in Profit During Q4, Shipped 90 Million Smartphones

Samsung had quite the year throughout 2016. Not only did they spend money by taking the Galaxy Note 7 off the market, but they also had to invest money into actually getting these recalled devices shipped back to them. Many thought it spelled doom for the South Korean conglomerate but things didn't really turn out...

Battery Failures May Delay Release of Samsung Galaxy S8

As previously explained, Samsung revealed the exact causes of the battery failures that ultimately led to the Note 7's global recall in a press conference on January 22nd. While it was likely one of the most expensive consumer recalls in history, Samsung is still expecting Q4 2016's gross income to be more than a three year high,...

Samsung Details Issues with Galaxy Note 7 Batteries, Phone Itself Not to Blame

The Galaxy Note 7 was recalled on September 2, only two weeks after its initial release. By October 11, the phone had been discontinued globally following reports of continued failures in the replacement models Samsung shipped shortly after. As of today, 96% of around 3 million Galaxy Note 7 units that were sold and activated have...

Report: Samsung’s Virtual Assistant “Bixby” Will Feature Image and Text Recognition Capabilities

Samsung is reportedly all set to launch their next flagship devices, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, in March. If recent rumors are true, we may already know some of the key hardware specifications of the two devices. For instance, the Galaxy S8 is slated to feature a 5.7" display while the Galaxy S8 Plus might boast...

Samsung Announces Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout Schedule for several Galaxy Models

Samsung has officially stated that the Android Nougat 7.0 rollout has begun for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge devices, confirming earlier reports. The press release states that the rollout began 2 days ago and will be making its way to devices via an OTA update and will be available to owners of the devices...