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Samsung patents smartwatch that uses veins to establish identity

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Samsung patents lots of ideas and inventions and they don’t necessarily feature in all of its products but the patents do give us a glimpse at all of the new and interesting things that the company is working on. It has quite a few wearable technology patents, Samsung is actually the biggest patent filer for wearable technology, and the latest ... Read More »

The Galaxy Note S Pen might act as a smartphone stand one day

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 There have probably been instances where you had wished you could just prop up your smartphone and view some media content without having to hold on to the phone. It would be great if smartphones would come with built-in kickstands, but that would mean compromising on the design – no one wants a metal or glass phone with a ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 will come to Europe, but no new Edge+ handset

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0An interesting new leak, from the folks over TechRadar, suggests that Samsung will be fixing one of its biggest mistakes from last year in 2016. The site cites a source within one of UK’s major network operators and says that Samsung will not be launching the next edge+ handset in the UK but will bring the Galaxy Note lineup back ... Read More »

2-5-2016 Firmware Updates: Galaxy Trend 2 Lite, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Core Prime, and more

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Samsung has a plethora of phones and tablets in its lineup, and regularly releases firmware updates for various devices. These can include major updates, which bring a newer version of the OS to a particular device, or minor ones that improve performance and stability and fix bugs. Software updates for Samsung devices roll out in various regions every day, and you ... Read More »

Samsung Z1 now receiving Tizen 2.4 update in India

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Following a five-month long beta testing program, Samsung has finally started rolling out the long-awaited Tizen 2.4 update (Z130HDDU0CPB1) to the Samsung Z1 in India. The upgrade weighs in at a fairly hefty 262MB and brings a truckload of new services to the open-source operating system, including WhatsApp Calling, Ultra Data Saving Mode and the facility to create private ... Read More »

Galaxy S7 for T-Mobile reports for benchmarking, scores higher than the AT&T version

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 The database of the Geekbench synthetic cross-platform benchmark is the gift that keeps on giving. After we were able to compare yesterday the Exynos-laden version of the Galaxy S7 for Canada’s Bell Mobility against the Snapdragon-toting one for AT&T, now it’s time for the T-Mobile model to pop up in Geekbench. The T-Mobile version of the Galaxy S7 is ... Read More »

Android and Samsung’s US numbers surged in Q4 2015, Apple’s dropped

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Global iPhone sales set a new all-time record during the holiday season (ahead of a radical projected decline), while Samsung reported an unprecedented quarterly dip, so you’d probably expect the US mobile market to have gone with the worldwide flow. But surprise, surprise, the Galaxy actually increased its share of American smartphone subscribers, from 27.6 percent between July and ... Read More »

Apple wants Samsung’s appeal thrown out in Apple vs Samsung patent case

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Cast your mind back to the prehistoric tech days of 2012, when Apple was awarded a significant victory over Samsung in a high-profile patent dispute. With a ruling of $1 billion in Apple’s favor, Samsung repeatedly appealed the decision and eventually whittled that figure down to the $548 million settlement it finally paid Apple in December 2015. But the ... Read More »

Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) hit the Bluetooth SIG

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 We already know Samsung is working on the Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016), successors to two of its best budget smartphones. Quite a few leaks in recent weeks have given us information on both handsets, and the phones have now appeared on the Bluetooth SIG website. They were submitted for certification in early January, and the Bluetooth SIG ... Read More »