Samsung refreshes wearable line, including new Galaxy Watch Active

Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch smartwatch. [credit: Samsung ] Along with the S10 smartphones and the new Galaxy Fold handset, Samsung officially announced new wearables in its Galaxy family at its Unpacked event today. The information leaked just days ago purportedly by Samsung’s own Galaxy Wearables mobile app has been proven correct as Samsung showed off a […]

Another blow to Blu-ray: Samsung will no longer make Blu-ray players for the US

Samsung’s UBS-K8500, introduced in 2015, was positioned as the world’s first UltraHD, 4K Blu-ray player. [credit: Mark Walton ] If you didn’t notice any Blu-ray player announcements from Samsung at CES this year, there’s a reason for that: the company has told both Forbes and CNET that it is getting out of the Blu-ray player […]

Samsung will open three real stores in the US February 20th

On the same day we meet the Galaxy S10, Samsung is going to “celebrate 10 years of Galaxy” with three new retail locations in the US. While it has previously opened stores around the world, in the US Samsung has preferred to spread its Experience shops as store-within-a-store pop-up shops that mostly exist inside Best […]

Samsung will fight its phone sales slump with models built for India

Samsung knows it’s facing tough times, and it’s not just counting on the Galaxy S10 to get out of its funk. It’s launching a trio of Galaxy M-series phones in late January that are designed expressly for “Indian millennial consumers,” the company’s Asim Warsi told Reuters. They’ll launch in India first before a wider rollout, […]

Samsung looks set to unveil foldable phone and Galaxy S10 next month

Samsung has traditionally launched its new Galaxy S phones at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress. This year, though, it appears it’s breaking with tradition. Wall Street Journal reports that the company will be showing off its 10th anniversary flagship phone line up and its much-anticipated foldable phone at events in San Francisco and London on February […]

Samsung teases new Notebook 9 Pen with 15-hour battery life before CES 2019

Samsung We weren’t impressed with this year’s Notebook 9 Pen, Samsung’s attempt at a high-end ultrabook, but the company will be trying again in 2019. Samsung announced two new versions of the Notebook 9 Pen—a 13-inch and a 15-inch model—that it will show off at CES in January and release sometime in 2019. At first […]

Samsung Galaxy S10 rumor hints at a corner notch

Samsung’s prototype 5G phone might be more indicative of the Galaxy S10’s design than first thought. An image posted by a Vietnamese Facebook user purports to show an S10 Plus prototype (indicated by the “Beyond 2” codename) with a heavily disguised corner notch. Unlike the 5G showcase, though, it would include two front cameras like […]

Samsung caught using another DSLR photo to sell a phone camera

No, manufacturers still haven’t stopped using DSLR photos to fake phone camera shots. Photographer Dunja Djudjic has discovered that Samsung Malaysia bought one of her DSLR self-portraits through Getty and used a heavily edited version of it to advertise the portrait mode on the Galaxy A8 Star. The image use is thankfully legal, but Samsung’s […]