Samsung buys Harman to get into the car market
Published in News


Everyone wants to be there, anything is better than smartphones

Maker of flaming smartphones, Samsung, has agreed to buy Harman which makes bits for connected cars.

Samsung has got 85 percent of its Note 7s back
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 12:49

Samsung has got 85 percent of its Note 7s back


But 15 percent of owners  will not let them go


Samsung has said that it has replaced nearly 85 percent of Galaxy Note 7 devices through the company’s exchange program, with most customers opting to receive another Samsung smartphone.

Samsung raided by South Korean watchdogs
Published in News
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 12:43

Samsung raided by South Korean watchdogs


Cash offer to President’s close friend questioned

South Korean coppers raided Samsung offices in Seoul after allegations that the company offered money to the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, who is a close friend of company President Park Geun-hye.

Samsung flips its lid
Published in News
Friday, 04 November 2016 12:17

Samsung flips its lid


Cheap it isn’t


Samsung's much rumored high-end flip-phone has been unveiled behind the bamboo curtain at a rather silly price of $2,961.

Qualcomm might be hit by Note 7 fiasco
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 03 November 2016 13:57

Qualcomm might be hit by Note 7 fiasco


But partners might save the day

Qualcomm has eventually admitted that the Note 7 cancelation will have an effect on business.

Apple helps customers who try to upgrade old machines
Published in Processors


End of the world is coming

In a sign that end of the world is with us, fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple is helping customers who are running older Macs to upgrade with a discounted SSD.

Samsung beefs up its Texas chip unit
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 16:46

Samsung beefs up its Texas chip unit

Memories are made of this

South Korean giant Samsung said it will invest an additional $1 billion at its Austin fab.

Note 7 unlikely to be recycled
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 12:18

Note 7 unlikely to be recycled


Will  the planet suffer for Samsung’s mistake?


Samsung has not worked out what to do with all the Galaxy Note 7s which it has recalled and the fear is that it will be creating an environmental nightmare.

IR cameras creep into smartphones
Published in News
Monday, 31 October 2016 16:11

IR cameras creep into smartphones

Find that burglar in the bushes

A “tear down” by ABI Research said that infrared (IR) cameras are set to become more pervasive.

Samsung rules India
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 28 October 2016 13:33

Samsung rules India


At least it has some good news 

While you would be forgiven for thinking that Samsung is stuffed thanks to the Note 7 fiasco, the story is far from over. The Korean phone company has been making all the right moves which in the long term will pay off big time.