Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion
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Monday, 04 November 2019 10:20

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion


Will take on Apple and Samsung

Google has written a $2.1 billion cheque to buy exercise outfit Fitbit as part of a cunning plan to take on Apple and Samsung in the crowded market for fitness trackers and smartwatches.

Samsung has record smartphone profit
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Thursday, 31 October 2019 13:43

Samsung has record smartphone profit


Best mobile business profit in six quarters

Strong sales of the Galaxy Note 10 smartphone helped Samsung report its best mobile business profit in six quarters in the three months ended in September.

Where is the Samsung Galaxy Book S?
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 25 October 2019 11:20

Where is the Samsung Galaxy Book S?


Snapdragon 8CX yet to ship

Samsung was the first to announce a Snapdragon 8CX design and promised to ship the system this fall, but so far, we haven’t seen any preorders taking place.

Samsung announces the new Exynos 990 SoC
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 24 October 2019 12:48

Samsung announces the new Exynos 990 SoC


2+2+4 CPU configuration with Mali-G77 GPU, no integrated modem

After briefly teasing it yesterday, Samsung has now announced the new Exynos 990 SoC, promising significant performance and power improvements on CPU, GPU, as well as on the NPU+DSP side.

Samsung owes S4 punters $10 for lying about benchmarks
Published in Mobiles


Has to tell the truth from now on

Three years after a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung for artificially boosting CPU and GPU performance to report inflated benchmark scores, a settlement has been reached to fine the company .

Samsung puts brakes on Chinese mobile production
Published in Mobiles


"Difficult decision”

Korean smartphone maker Samsung has suspended production at its mobile phone factory in China.

Samsung to offer one-time Galaxy Fold screen replacements
Published in Mobiles


Within the first year of purchase and for $149

With Samsung Galaxy Fold finally coming to stores on September 27th, and due to its high $1980 price tag, it is a good thing that Samsung will be offering a one-time screen replacement for $149, at least for devices bought before December 31st.

Samsung and LG argue over what is 8K
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Tuesday, 17 September 2019 11:52

Samsung and LG argue over what is 8K


Ours is better than yours

Samsung and LG are clashing over the image quality of their 8K TVs, each claiming that their ultra-high-definition televisions are "the bestest" and the other smells of a Nintendo gaming system.

Reviewers could not destroy Samsung's foldable phone
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It is not as if they didn’t try

Samsung's $2,000 foldable smartphone was scheduled to launch earlier this year but was delayed after Apple fanboys working for the US tech press tried to destroy their review copies to prove how easy it was.

Samsung will release a phone which folds into four
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 11:48

Samsung will release a phone which folds into four


Know your future with a four-way split

Samsung is preparing to unveil its second foldable device early next year, a luxury phone that folds down into a compact-sized square.