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Samsung Galaxy S8 may offer up to 256GB of storage

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People are relying more on their smartphones every year and as a result, for many, storage needs have also increased quite a bit, which has led to 8GB and 16GB phones becoming a thing of the past, with most companies now focussing on offering 32GB, 64GB or 128GB. However, we …

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Samsung might be selling its PC business to Lenovo

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Samsung has been in the PC business for years now but over time, things have become considerably less profitable, thanks in part to the rise of smartphones and tablets. Now in order to cut the costs associated with its PC business, Samsung is apparently looking to sell it off and …

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Samsung and Qualcomm partner to bring 10nm FinFET to Snapdragon 835

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While Samsung and Qualcomm may have had their differences back when the Snapdragon 820 launched, it seems the two companies have since patched things up and going forward, they will be collaborating with Samsung set to manufacture Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chip based on the 10 nanometer process. Samsung’s chip manufacturing …

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Samsung launches new 14, 10nm processes, updates on 7nm

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Samsung has announced an expansion of its foundry production process offerings with a fourth generation 14nm process known as 14LPU. It’s joined by a new 10nm process, 10LPU, too, offering better performance, area reductions and cost savings to potential customers. Although Samsung’s commercial mobile business has blown up in its …

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Samsung now has phone exchange booths at airports

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The fall out from Samsung’s disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch continues today, with the news that it’s begun offering smartphone exchange points at airports around the world. Following the news that many airlines had banned flyers from bringing the overheating smartphones on board, it’s begun collecting them at the point …

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U.S. officially bans Samsung Note 7s from all flights

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Just a few days after Samsung and the U.S.’ Federal Aviation Administration warned people to turn off their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones before catching a plane, the transport department has stepped in and banned the handset from all flights. Taking one on to a U.S. aircraft will now be considered …

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Samsung reportedly still unsure what was causing Note 7 fires

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Yesterday Samsung officially threw in the towel and cancelled production on the Galaxy Note 7, ending the smartphone’s time on the market just over a month after its initial launch due to repeated battery overheating and fire issues. Now according to a new report, it seems that Samsung may not …

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Samsung wants you to triple box your returning Note 7

Samsung’s saga of dealing with smartphones that self-combust might be winding down now that it has officially killed off the flagship smartphone, but it’s not quite over yet. It still needs to recall all of the Note 7’s out in the wild and to make sure they don’t damage anything …

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Samsung urges Galaxy Note 7 users to turn off their phones

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Samsung is in double-damage control mode. Following numerous reports of even supposedly safe, recalled or replaced Galaxy Note 7 smartphones catching fire, the South Korean electronics maker has simply recommended that all Note 7 owners shut the handset down while it investigates. It’s very possible too that it will stop …

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Samsung halts sales of Note 7 as explosions continue

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Samsung has announced a halt to sales of its recently released flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7, following continued claims of fires and explosions. Although Samsung has recalled a million+ devices, a number of them which were designated ‘safe,’ have still had problems with combustion, forcing the potential recall now …

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Samsung aims to take on Siri with Viv acquisition

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As far as mobile digital assistants go, Apple’s Siri is often regarded as one of the best. However, Apple didn’t initially come up with the idea, Siri began life as an app that was sold to Apple back in 2010. After selling the app, the original team behind Siri went …

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Samsung Note 7’s are still catching on fire

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If you have received your replacement Galaxy Note 7 from Samsung, we’d still urge caution with the device, as another example of a supposedly safe Note 7 has caught fire. This one happened to be on a Southwest airlines flight in the U.S., just before takeoff, leading to the entire …

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Samsung has replaced 1 million unsafe Galaxy Note 7s

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Update: Just last week Samsung confirmed that it has exchanged around half of the Galaxy Note 7 units that could be affected by battery failures. However, since then the company has continued to replace potentially dangerous units and now, over one million Note 7’s have been exchanged, globally. While passing …

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Samsung debuts new 960 Pro and 960 Evo NVMe SSDs

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Samsung has announced its new 960 Pro and 960 Evo NVMe SSDs, which offer high-end performance in small packages at capacities up to 2TB. As well as faster game load times, Samsung markets these drives as the perfect solution for those rendering 4K video, data analytics and simply transferring large …

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Samsung frees up $900 million by selling minor share holdings

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Samsung Electronics has generated close to $900 (£690) million by selling small share holdings it has in various companies. Purportedly the reasoning is to help generate investment funds for the core business, which will help consolidate Samsung’s efforts into its major earning divisions. Companies that Samsung sold shares for includes …

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Samsung to force 60% battery cap for exploding Note 7s

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Samsung is currently in the pr0cess of recalling the Galaxy Note 7 due to exploding batteries but in the meantime, there will be some defective units still floating around. In order to try and prevent anymore major accidents from happening, Samsung is pushing out a software update to affected units …

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