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Samsung Reveals Root Cause of Galaxy Note7 Battery Fires

July 29, 2017

Samsung held a press conference today detailing the results of its investigation into the battery fires that plagued its Galaxy Note7. Reports of phones catching fire appeared soon after it went on sale August 19, 2016. After an initial investigation identified faulty batteries from one of its suppliers as the root cause, later identified by […]

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MWC 2017: Samsung Press Conference

July 29, 2017

12:57PM EST – We're here at Samsung's MWC 2017 press conference. 12:57PM EST – Matt on text, Anton on photos 12:58PM EST – Ian is here too, but he's busy writing up the Samsung news article. 12:58PM EST – After walking 1.2 miles from the LG press conference to the Huawei event, I couldn’t get […]

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Samsung Launch the Galaxy Book 10.6-inch and 12-inch: Windows Tablets with Kaby Lake

July 29, 2017

The announcements this year from Samsung are notably muted without the launch of a new Galaxy smartphone, but despite this being a mobile-focused conference in Barcelona this week, there were a few new Samsung devices to whet the appetite. The first is actually more of a PC, in a Windows-10 based tablet called the Galaxy […]

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Samsung Investing in 3840×1080 and 3840×1200 Curved Displays at 144 Hz

July 29, 2017

One of the interesting elements in the new wave of monitor technologies is the types of ideas that panel manufacturers are coming up with. In the enterprise space, custom display configurations occur more frequently than we might expect, but for consumers there tends to be a line of standardization. Samsung, being vertically integrated, gives them […]

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First Look: Samsung Galaxy S8

July 29, 2017

We first saw Samsung’s new 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+ at its Unpacked event a few weeks ago. During the event, we saw demos of its new virtual assistant, Bixby, and its DeX docking station, which allows the Galaxy S8 to provide a desktop-like experience by connecting to an external monitor and peripherals, […]

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Samsung Announces Notebook 9 Pro 2-in-1, Includes S Pen Stylus

July 29, 2017

One of Samsung’s unique selling points in the Android phablet market has been the company’s S Pen. The multi-feature stylus comes with Samsung’s popular Galaxy Note line of phones, as well as the company’s tablets. Now, the pen is finally making the jump from Android devices to Windows laptops. It will be bundled with the […]

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Showdown: Exynos 8895 vs. Snapdragon 835, Performance Battery Life Tested

July 29, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy S8’s headline features are its edge-to-edge Infinity Display and striking new design. Of course it still comes packed with the latest hardware and technology like previous Galaxy phones, including iris recognition, wireless charging, and a flagship SoC. Actually, there are two different SoCs for the S8 and S8+. Most regions around the […]

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Samsung Announces Updated Notebook 9, Odyssey, and Chromebook Plus/Pro

July 29, 2017

Today at Samsung’s CES 2017 press conference there were a number of announcements for their mobile PCs. At a high level, this includes the Notebook 9 refresh, a new Odyssey gaming laptop, and Chromebook Plus and Pro. Starting with the Notebook 9, while this laptop already has existed in name, this represents an update to […]

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Samsung Announces Exynos 8895 SoC: 10nm, Mali G71MP20, LPDDR4x

July 29, 2017

Even though Mobile World Congress doesn’t kick off for another few days, Samsung isn’t wasting any time in getting started. This morning the company is announcing their latest generation high-end ARM SoC, the Exynos 8895. Their first in-house 10nm SoC, the company isn’t talking about what it will go in, but based on the context […]

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Samsung Launches the 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S3: Snapdragon 820 with 6000mAh and HDR

July 29, 2017

Along with the Galaxy Book parts being launched today, Samsung also announced the next generation of Galaxy Tab. The S3 is also an iterative design, with what Samsung believes is the premium Android tablet available in the market. Starting with the Snapdragon 820 SoC, featuring Qualcomm’s custom Kryo cores, the headline message for the S3 […]

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