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# samsung - Monday 30 March, 2015

From Here’s the most beautiful man and woman in the world… So Hot Right Now This post contains a poll

Here’s the most beautiful man and woman in the world…

They’re not actually real people though unfortunately.

# samsung - Monday 16 March, 2015

Samsung decided to livestream a birth using virtual reality

It was for the father only, mind.

# samsung - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Some great smartphones were announced this week, but what are they like?

All the big players revealed their latest editions at Mobile World Congress this week, and it’s quite a lineup.

# samsung - Monday 2 March, 2015

This new IKEA furniture will charge your phone for you*

*As long as the device is compatible with its wireless standard, that is.

One of Google’s top men took time to praise one of its frenemies

Sundar Pichai, who oversaw Android’s success, took time in his keynote to praise the product of one specific company.

# samsung - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

A tragedy in Cork, snow across the country and a big win for Ireland had everyone talking today.

Samsung has put all its rivals on the back foot with just one event

The Korean giant threw out a number of surprises at its press conference as it begins its aggressive fight for top spot.

# samsung - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Apple Pay just got two major rivals all of a sudden

And one has been sitting on its own service since 2011.

# samsung - Monday 23 February, 2015

Samsung may be ditching the plastic for good for its next big phone

And it’s going to have a curved screen and all.

# samsung - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Are Samsung’s Smart TVs really listening in on your conversations?

The company has been criticised for a policy which would allow its smart TVs to listen to you, but are these fears overblown?

# samsung - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Samsung versus Apple: things are getting tight

The popularity of the iPhone 6 and Samsung’s drop in profit has resulted in a tie.

# samsung - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Review: Is the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge a fun concept or the future?

A curved screen on one side is Samsung’s attempt to innovate, but does it add much to the overall experience?

# samsung - Thursday 8 January, 2015

# samsung - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Samsung’s new tiny flash drive can transfer movies in a few seconds

The Portable SSD T1 has a read/write speed of 450MB per second, meaning it would only take eight seconds to transfer a 3GB movie file.

# samsung - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

If you received a new device this Christmas, chances are it was from Apple

More than half of all smartphones and tablets activated during Christmas week were Apple devices, with the iPhone 6 being the most popular device.

# samsung - Monday 29 December, 2014

Samsung plans to scrap its metal Galaxy Alpha in favour of cheaper phones

Although it’s being replaced by two newer (and cheaper) mid-range devices.

# samsung - Saturday 27 December, 2014

A year in red and black ink: 2014’s biggest winners and losers from world of business

There was no escaping Michael O’Leary, Irish Water or Apple’s world domination.

# 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.

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