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# samsung - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The new year might bring with it a much better way to track your fitness

Samsung claims its new chip can measure stress, skin temperature and body fat.

# samsung - Saturday 19 December, 2015

The Samsung Gear S2 is the closest a smartwatch has come to getting it right

We’re reaching the point where smartwatches are slowly becoming a valid option and the Gear S2 makes a good case.

# samsung - Sunday 22 November, 2015

The Samsung S6 Edge won plaudits, but does a bigger version bring anything new? Tech Review This post contains images

The Samsung S6 Edge won plaudits, but does a bigger version bring anything new?

The original S6 Edge gathered the most attention earlier this year, but does the Edge Plus bring anything new to the table?

# samsung - Monday 5 October, 2015

These are the top ten brands in the world right now

No prizes for guess number one.

# samsung - Monday 24 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 people who hate that Rita Ora Samsung ad just as much as you do Bloop Bloop

14 people who hate that Rita Ora Samsung ad just as much as you do

Your phone’s not dying. That’s just Rita Ora, taunting you.

# samsung - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Samsung has announced two new high-end phones in its never-ending struggle to trump Apple

You’ll only be able to get the new Galaxy S6 Edge+ in Europe though for the time being.

# samsung - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Samsung is going to lower the price of its phones to compete with the iPhone

The company is considering adjusting the price for the S6 and S6 Edge after sales disappoint.

# samsung - Monday 27 July, 2015

This monitor wants to wirelessly charge your phone while you work

The charger is built into the base of the SE370, a 1080p computer monitor from Samsung.

# samsung - Friday 17 July, 2015

The SIM card as you know it could soon be a thing of the past

The mobile industry is close to agreeing a standard for a new embeddable electronic SIM.

# samsung - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Samsung is expecting another decline in profits despite Galaxy S6 launch

The company has forecast another fall in quarterly profits, suggesting that sales of the Galaxy S6 failed to meet expectations.

# samsung - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Samsung laptops are blocking Windows updates leaving them open to attack

A piece of software blocks Windows updates, which regularly include important security updates.

# samsung - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From Forget phones, Samsung’s developing a truck that could help reduce road deaths Taking Risks This post contains videos

# samsung - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw

More than 600 million Samsung devices could be affected by this flaw.

# samsung - Sunday 12 April, 2015

With the Galaxy S6, Samsung has created its best smartphone in ages Review This post contains images

With the Galaxy S6, Samsung has created its best smartphone in ages

But is it better than the iPhone 6?

# samsung - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Samsung expects the S6 to do a lot more than break sales records

It’s hoping it will reverse a large slide in profits last year, and re-establish itself as the global smartphone leader.

# samsung - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Samsung is beginning to recover, but it needs the S6 to be a success

The company expects to beat original estimates this quarter, but it’s hoping the S6 and S6 Edge will help reverse falling profits later this year.

# 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 has chips to thank for cushioning its mobile revenue slump*

*Not the tasty kind, mind you.

# 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%.

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