Samsung plans to outsource to China
Published in Mobiles

Observers worried about the risks

Samsung has announced that it plans to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year, but the move has not been greeted with the enthusiasm it expected. 

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion
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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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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

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
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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
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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
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"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
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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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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.