Melting smartphones didn’t stop Samsung
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Friday, 06 January 2017 11:34

Melting smartphones didn’t stop Samsung


Profit leapt by 50 percent


Samsung’s bottom line was not really harmed by the Note 7 fiasco and the outfit saw its fourth-quarter profit leap 50 percent from a year earlier to its highest level in more than three years.

Google partners rushing into AI
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Friday, 06 January 2017 11:13

Google partners rushing into AI


Because that is not a bubble waiting to burst


Google quickened the pace of its push into virtual and augmented reality this week as its hardware partners announced new devices using its tech.

QLED is better than OLED, claims Samsung
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Thursday, 05 January 2017 11:27

QLED is better than OLED, claims Samsung


More nits to scratch 

Samsung has been using CES to tout its QLED technology which it claims is much better than OLED.

Samsung promises to explain what happened to the Note 7
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We are not saying Aliens but it was.... aliens

Samsung has said that it will announce this month the results of an investigation into what caused some of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire.

Samsung announces CH711 curved Quantum Dot monitors
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Coming in 27-inch and 31.5-inch sizes

Just a week ahead of the CES 2017 show, Samsung announced its newest CH711 Quantum Dot curved monitor series that will be showcased at the show and will be available in 27-inch and 31.5-inch sizes, both with WQHD 2560x1440 resolution.

Exploding Note 7 did not help Apple
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Friday, 30 December 2016 11:40

Exploding Note 7 did not help Apple


Analyst angers the Tame Apple Press


NPD analyst Stephen Baker is off the Christmas Card list of the members of the Tame Apple Press which are furious that he made a comment saying that Apple had failed to capitalise on Samsung’s exploding Note 7.

Samsung to install AI in all its apps
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Wednesday, 28 December 2016 11:02

Samsung to install AI in all its apps


Viv will be omnipotent


Samsung might be trying to install its Viv AI in all its apps.

Samsung might copy Apple’s dumb pricing
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Monday, 19 December 2016 11:37

Samsung might copy Apple’s dumb pricing


S8 will be 20 per cent more

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Samsung has decided to copy one of Apple’s more surreal features – is silly pricing.

112.3 million smartphones shipped in China
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Friday, 16 December 2016 11:44

112.3 million smartphones shipped in China


And nine million bicycles in Beijing

Figures in from the Far East show that the Chinese smartphone market is hotting up.

All US carriers to issue Note 7 "brick" update after all
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Update affects less than seven percent of remaining owners

Samsung has been slowly receiving any remaining recalled Galaxy Note 7 units over the past week since it issued an expanded voluntary recall statement on its support website, as we reported.