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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...

The Galaxy S8 is Rumored to Come with the Largest 5.7″ Panel

We were essentially in the dark about the Galaxy S8 until a few months ago, and since then we've seen numerous rumors published about their upcoming flagship smartphone. It's believed that they will be called the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus and they will both be equipped with incredibly thin bezels at both...

Report: Samsung Completes Note 7 Investigation, Blames Faulty Batteries

The Galaxy Note 7 was one of the most anticipated smartphones when it was first launched, thanks to its symmetrical design and superior camera performance. But a few weeks after the device went on sale, reports started coming in about the device's explosive performance. This led Samsung to immediately recall and replace Note 7 devices with what...

Future S Health Update is Rumored to Schedule a Doctor Visit

S Health is Samsung's own health and fitness companion application, and it is packed with a bunch of features. If you have a Samsung wearable then it can tap into data from those sensors directly, but it can also use the sensors built into their Samsung phones as well. The company has been improving this application...

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Exynos Android 7.0 Nougat Kernel Source Code Released

Last night Samsung publicly released the kernel source code of their Nougat update for the Exynos based Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge devices, on par with their Android 7.0 rollout. This public source code release follows tightly on the heels of the final beta version being distributed to Samsung’s Galaxy Beta program testers...

Galaxy S8 Reportedly Shipping with IP68 Rating for Dust and Water Resistance

The Korean news outlet The Investor has reported from multiple sources that the much-awaited successors of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the iPhone 7 Plus are both going to have an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance. Applying an IP68-level of dust and water resistance to the presumed Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 means that both smartphones will be fully dust...

Samsung Likely to Unveil Foldable Smartphones in Q3 2017

Tech giants LG and Samsung are racing each other to be the first to release folding displays to the market, although the two companies have very different approaches. Samsung is going to keep a hold on the technology which is said to be technically complete in house, and release it through their own products only whereas LG...

Samsung is Finalizing a Deal to Invest $2 Billion in Vietnam for OLED Production

It's become clear that Samsung is going all in on OLED production lately. They've shut down multiple LCD production facilities and have increased their output of OLED panels over the last few years. Samsung has invested so much into OLED production that they've been even been able to bring down the price and actually make...

Report: Samsung to Release Galaxy S8 in Mid-April, with Preview in Feb-March and Shipment Goal of 60M

All eyes are bound to be on the Samsung Galaxy S8 when Samsung decides to release it. We are all waiting to see not only what Samsung plans to introduce in terms of new features, but also to hear what they have to done to avoid a Note 7 situation with their new phone. Public skepticism does...

Report: Samsung to Produce an Initial Output of 10 Million Galaxy S8 Units

Samsung may have stumbled during the second half of 2016 with the battery issues that plagued the Galaxy Note 7. Interestingly enough though, it didn't seem to have much of an effect on the company's profits for the last quarter of the year. Naturally, they could have made more if the Note 7 didn't have its...

Samsung Introduces the Chromebook Plus and Chromebook Pro, Designed for Google Play

At Google I/O 2016, the company announced that Google Play support would be officially extended to several Chrome OS devices. This move vastly extended the capabilities of Chrome OS machines, whose application availability was sorely lacking at the time. Now, Chrome OS has access to thousands of quality apps and games that already have established their...