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Samsung Reveals Root Cause of Galaxy Note7 Battery Fires

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

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

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

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

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

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 Exynos 8895 SoC: 10nm, Mali G71MP20, LPDDR4x

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 […]