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# samsung - Monday 8 December, 2014

Samsung is giving Gear VR owners a lot of warnings before they use it

The device is now available to purchase from Samsung’s US store, but it comes with a large number of precautions.

# samsung - Sunday 7 December, 2014

What are the tablets to look out for this Christmas?

Because there’s more out there than just the iPad.

# samsung - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Which smartphone should be in your Christmas stocking this year?

The competition between the different smartphone this year means we’re spoilt for choice, but which ones are worth considering?

# samsung - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Review: Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 the best phablet out there? Bigger Is Better This post contains images

Review: Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 the best phablet out there?

It’s the fourth edition of Samsung’s phablet series, but does it set the standard for both phablets and smartphones?

# samsung - Monday 24 November, 2014

So Samsung’s flagship phone didn’t do as well as expected

The company sold 12 million Galaxy S5 units in 90 days, a 40% drop compared to its predecessor, with overstocking a major issue.

# samsung - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Samsung adopts a ‘less is more’ approach for its smartphone business

The manufacturer is slashing the number of smartphones it issues by up to one-third.

# samsung - Friday 31 October, 2014

Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue

Its net loss for the half year ballooned to nearly €794 million, causing it to replace its mobile chief and cut staff in its global smartphone unit by 15%.

# samsung - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Samsung’s year goes from bad to worse as profits continue to plunge

Weak smartphone sales and increased competition meant the company recording its smallest quarterly profit in three years.

# samsung - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

# samsung - Monday 13 October, 2014

Samsung says it’s developed WiFi technology that’s five times faster

Samsung says it’s developed WiFi technology that’s five times faster

The new speeds would allow a 1GB movie to be downloaded in less than three seconds and allow uncompressed HD videos to be streamed in real-time.

# samsung - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Samsung is bracing itself for a massive drop in profits this quarter

The company has said it expects earnings to be 60% lower than a year earlier, thanks to increased competition in the smartphone market.

# samsung - Friday 3 October, 2014

# samsung - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Samsung defends Note 4 screen gap, saying it’s a feature, not a flaw

The company insisted the gap was a part of the phone’s design and doesn’t affect its “functionality or quality”

# samsung - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This ‘Samsung’ response to the bendy iPhone is just perfect Bendgate

# samsung - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 13 problems only hardened Android users will understand Androidproblems

Samsung responds to iPhone sales by launching Note 4 ahead of schedule

The device, which was originally scheduled for launch in October, will hit stores in South Korea and China this week before Apple.

# samsung - Monday 22 September, 2014

Oculus Rift takes a step closer to release with new prototype headset

The new headset, nicknamed Crescent Bay, features a higher resolution and refresh rate, integrated headphones and 360-degree head tracking.

# samsung - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Sony smartphones not so clever any more

Company predicts massive losses after writing off more than €1 billion in worthless goodwill for its mobiles.

# samsung - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Samsung is throwing some excellent shade at Apple in their new TV ads Shade

Samsung is throwing some excellent shade at Apple in their new TV ads

New ad accuses Apple’s iPhone 6 of copying the Samsung Galaxy.

# samsung - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Samsung makes its entry into virtual reality official with Gear VR launch

The company also announced two new smartphones, the Galaxy Note 4 and the Note Edge, at a conference in Berlin.

# samsung - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Apple fails again in its bid to ban Samsung’s US phones sales

Despite dropping all claims outside the US, the patent battle between both companies rages on.

# samsung - Friday 22 August, 2014

# samsung - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Samsung ditches the plastic design for a metal Galaxy phone

The Galaxy Alpha has a similar design to the Galaxy S5 and is one of the thinnest smartphones it has created.

# samsung - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US

The two companies will continue to pursue existing cases that are taking place in US courts.

# samsung - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Samsung has been knocked off the top spot in China by a local smartphone maker

Chineses smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has overtaken Samsung as the top smartphone maker on its home turf, thanks to the popularity of its low-cost RedMi smartphone range.

# samsung - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump

Slow global sales of smartphones and tablets and rising marketing costs to shift stock were some of the factors Samsung cited as its net profit fell by nearly 20% in the second quarter.

# samsung - Monday 28 July, 2014

Samsung postpones Tizen smartphone launch so it can improve its new OS

The company has said it needs more time to develop Tizen’s ‘ecosystem’ before it releases its smartphone, but no new release date was provided.

# samsung - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier Sponsored By Did Electrical

6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier

These are not the Androids you are looking for.

# samsung - Monday 14 July, 2014

Samsung finds ‘evidence’ of child labour at China plant

It has suspended business with the supplier involved.

# samsung - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water

The company is investigating claims that one of its suppliers in China hired children and student workers under the legal working age and made them work for 11 hours a day without social insurance.

# samsung - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Weak smartphone demand haunts Samsung as profits continue to fall

The company has estimated that its operating profit will fall by 24% compared to the same period a year ago, citing “weak demand” for smartphones and increased competition in China and Europe.

# samsung - Monday 2 June, 2014

Samsung takes first steps away from Android by announcing first Tizen smartphone

Tizen is Samsung’s homegrown operating system which will make its debut on the Samsung Z in Russia later this year.

# samsung - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Samsung unveils real-time health wristband and healthcare platform

The Simband is a wearable device which uses numerous sensors to track information like heart rate, movement, body temperature and other metrics on a continuous basis.

# samsung - Monday 26 May, 2014

Apple isn’t happy with how much damages Samsung has to pay, so it’s asking for a retrial

And it’s also looking for a US product ban on any Samsung device that would infringe its patents.

# samsung - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From Weird Wide Web: Facebook nosiness, a GIF machine and a virtual reality war Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Facebook nosiness, a GIF machine and a virtual reality war

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# samsung - Friday 23 May, 2014

Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset

On top of that, the company is also working on a smartwatch that can work without being tehered to a smartphone and wearable smartglasses designed to compete against Google’s own version.

# samsung - Monday 19 May, 2014

Samsung considers expanding biometric security measures in future devices

Iris detection is one of the methods Samsung is currently exploring as it looks to improve its security offering.

# samsung - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Samsung pledges compensation for factory workers who contracted incurable diseases

The company’s CEO said that it would employ a third party to “make due compensation” to victims and their families.

# samsung - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Samsung replaces its head of mobile design amid Galaxy S5 criticism

Chang Dong-hoon will continue to lead Samsung’s design centre which is responsible for the company’s overall design strategy.

# samsung - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Samsung to pay Apple $119.6 million for ‘willfully stealing and copying’

But that’s not a big win for the makers of the iPhone.

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