The latest Samsung loss sounds like something straight out of an action thriller. An estimated 20 armed bandits performed an epic heist from a Samsung factory in Campinas, Brazil. According to police, the men carjacked a factory shuttle carrying eight employees to work. Six of the employees were taken to a different area and released, ... Read More »
Samsung has long been the giant of the smartphone market, churning out phones like there’s no tomorrow. All good things must come to an end, however, and Samsung could finally be reaching that point. For Q2 2014, Samsung profits dropped 24% from Q2 2013. While the numbers, $51.5 billion in revenue and $7.1 billion in ... Read More »
Android Wear smartwatches haven’t been released to the public yet, but they’re already getting a new software update. Both the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live are receiving an update that brings them to build KMV78V. This update didn’t come with a changelog, nor does it have any noticeable changes.
Most likely, this update ... Read More »
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For Samsung, every day is a day to leak a new tablet. Because nearly every day, Samsung has a new tablet in the making. There are already the new Galaxy Tab 4 series, the Tab S series, the Note PRO series and a few others. Why does it need to release more tablets? We don’t know, ... Read More »
Samsung has previously had problems with its suppliers, as have all companies, so it decided to investigate. The company commissioned independent inspections of 100 Chinese suppliers it uses to see how much illegal activity is going on. And sadly, the results aren’t very good.
59 out of the 100 suppliers did not have proper ... Read More »
Whenever a major flagship device comes out, a part of us always wishes that it ran stock Android. That’s why Google Play edition devices were created: to put stock Android on your favorite flagship hardware. This year, the only new flagship GPe device that we’ve seen so far is the Read More »
After a swath of leaks, Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Mini is official. The S5 Mini offers a smaller alternative to customers seeking the features of the Galaxy S5. Per usual with Mini devices, specs have been trimmed down. The list includes a 4.5-inch 720p display, 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB internal memory supplemented by microSD ... Read More »
Samsung has a new flagship out, but older devices haven’t been left behind. In fact, Samsung is now adding some Galaxy S5 features to the older Galaxy Note 3. In the UK, the Galaxy Note 3 is beginning to get an update featuring both Download Booster and KNOX 2.0, both first seen on the Galaxy ... Read More »
Samsung’s launching a slew of entry-level devices this morning. All of the models are running the same software, which happens to be Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Samsung’s TouchWiz Essence skin. If you’re wondering what TouchWiz Essence is, it’s really just a version of TouchWiz for low-end phones that can’t handle the full version. The specs vary ... Read More »
Motorola let some customers try out a Moto X before buying recently and Samsung decided that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and opted to do the same thing. At participating Galaxy Studio locations, customers can ... Read More »