Tag Archive: Samsung


Online-only Samsung Mini Pay is reportedly planned for a South Korea launch in June

A new report claims that Samsung Mini Pay, an online-only version of Samsung’s payment system, will launch in June in South Korea.

Korea-based ETNews claims that Samsung Mini Pay will work on both Android and iPhone. The report says that Samsung wants to see more online payments through this new method, as the current Samsung Pay is mostly used for offline transactions. It adds:

If Samsung Pay Mini is installed, online payments are executed automatically and  [Read More…]

Samsung fires up the Bat Signal for a Batman Galaxy S7 edge teaser

Samsung has posted a Batman-themed teaser on its Twitter account that seems to suggest some kind of new promotion is in the works for its Galaxy S7 edge.

The Twitter post shows a Batman logo shadow over the front of the Galaxy S7 edge and the words “Coming Soon”.

Coming soon: A new device for the battle against the Gods Among Us. @InjusticeGame @WB_Games @DCComics pic.twitter.com/fcG7ktzi6V

— Samsung Mobile (@SamsungMobile) May 26, 2016

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Samsung unveils amazing Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition for all of the Batman fans out there

Just a handful of hours after originally putting out the Bat Signal teasing an upcoming announcement, Samsung dropped a new collaboration for a special edition phone: The Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition.

Now, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen Samsung release a special edition of one of its phones in collaboration with another company, but this one is quite a bit darker (and more awesome, if we’re being honest). The Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition is completely  [Read More…]

Samsung may be working on its own Gear VR controller

A new report claims that Samsung may be developing its own Gear VR controller. Featuring a pretty simplistic design, the controller appears to have an analog stick on the left, a four-button keypad on the right and possibly a Start or menu button in the middle. On the top you’ve got a right and left shoulder button, as well as a Bluetooth sync button.

From Ubergizmo:

From what we can tell, the controller seems more like  [Read More…]

Samsung shows off what’s inside the Gear 360

Samsung’s Gear 360 is a nifty accessory for shooting 360-degree videos and photos. In a recent blog post the South Korean vendor has detailed the hardware powering the camera.

The Gear 360 is encased in an IP53 dust and splash resistant spherical shell. The distinction is that while the Gear 360 can withstand the occasional splash of water, it won’t fare so well should you decide to dunk it in a pool. The glass covering the  [Read More…]

Verizon rolls out updates to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

Verizon Wireless has begun rolling out updates to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge Both updates offer a few new features along with improvements and bug fixes.

Both updates for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have the same version number of MMB29K.G925VVRU4CPD2. Here’s what’s included:

Fixes Google Play Store app update and download errors Resolves Visual Voice Mail access issues Google “Search” is now available in Settings menu You can now answer  [Read More…]

Huawei sues Samsung on claims of patent infringement

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has filed suit against Samsung, accusing the Korean tech giant of patent infringement. Specifically, Huawei alleges that Samsung has infringed on some of its patents related to 4G technology, software and more.

From Reuters:

Huawei has filed lawsuits in the United States and China seeking compensation for what it said was unlicensed use of fourth-generation (4G) cellular communications technology, operating systems and user interface software in Samsung phones.

Samsung is no stranger to  [Read More…]

Samsung confirms it has no plans for future Android Wear smartwatches

Samsung has officially confirmed it has no plans to release any future smartwatches that will use Android Wear. This may not come as a shock to many as the company had only released one Android Wear smartwatch, the Gear Live, in 2014.

From Fast Company:

It was at Google I/O two years ago that Samsung announced its Gear Live smartwatch (now discontinued) running the Android Wear OS. Two years later the collaboration is over. Samsung executives  [Read More…]

Marshmallow now rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S5 on T-Mobile

If you’re using a Samsung Galaxy S5 on T-Mobile, the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update is now on its way to your device. According to T-Mobile’s support site, the carrier has begun pushing the update out starting today, May 23.

Alongside a bump up to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, users can look forward to taking advantage of the power savings offered by Doze mode, granular app permissions, Google Now On Tap, and much more.

As the update just began  [Read More…]

Samsung introduces Galaxy S7 accessories partnered with LINE

LINE is a popular chat app in the US, and it’s even more widely used outside of the country. One of the appeals of LINE is its vast collection of stickers, many of which are modeled after LINE’s own characters.

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Samsung has partnered with LINE to create accessories for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge featuring the LINE FRIENDS Brown and Cony. This will include both cases set in space and wireless chargers  [Read More…]