Tag Archive: Samsung

Samsung 837 will be hosting a special Pokémon Go Community Day this weekend

Samsung 837 will be hosting a community day event on October 12th with giveaways and fun while Pokémon Go players catch all the trapinch they can.

What you need to know Players who RSVP will receive a free Pokémon themed gift while supplies last. The event runs from 10 am til 4 pm with Community Day running from 11 am til 2 pm. Players will have a chance to win a Galaxy Note10.

Samsung has announced their  [Read More…]

Samsung putting $11 billion into quantum-dot displays to compete with China

Samsung is facing a loss in profits from increased competition and a slowdown in sales.

What you need to know Samsung is investing $ 11 billion along with $ 336 million from the South Korean government into quantum-dot displays to stave off Chinese competition. A new quantom-dot production line will be built in Asan and is set to start operating in 2021. It will create 81,000 jobs and initially will be able to produce panels 65 inches  [Read More…]

Cheaper Samsung Galaxy Note 10 rumored for Europe

Samsung looks to be readying a cheaper approach to its Galaxy Note 10 line of phones, according to rumors circulating in the last few weeks.

A new report from SamMobile indicates that an SM-N770F variant will arrive in Europe before long and figures to come in red and black colors.

It has been some time since we saw Samsung take this approach to the Galaxy Note series; the last one we recall is the Galaxy Note 3 Neo from around  [Read More…]

Samsung announces Android 10 beta for the Galaxy S10 series

It’ll be available for S10 devices that are on T-Mobile, Sprint, or unlocked.

What you need to know Samsung has announced its Android 10 / One UI 2 beta. The beta will be available for the Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e. Samsung’s targeting unlocked, Sprint, and T-Mobile devices for the beta.

There’s been a lot of talk regarding Samsung’s plans for Android 10, and on October 9, the company finally gave us some concrete information about its  [Read More…]

The Play Store’s dark theme now works on Samsung phones running Android Pie

It’s rolling out now as a server-side update.

What you need to know Samsung’s One UI night mode will automatically enable the Google Play Store dark theme. The Google Play Store is one of the few apps that only support system-level automatic theme switching. Google needs to flip the switch on the server-side for this to happen, so you may need to be patient.

Night mode has been all the rage lately. From various Google apps like  [Read More…]

Samsung forecasts healthy Q3 profits on the back of Galaxy Note 10 sales

Samsung says it made a profit of $ 6.4 billion this quarter.

What you need to know In its Q3 2019 earnings guidance, Samsung is forecasting a profit of $ 6.4 billion. Overall revenue for the quarter is at $ 51.3 billion, with the mobile business gaining momentum. We’ll get a full breakdown later this month, but the profit forecast is $ 800 million more than what Samsung managed in Q2 2019.

After enjoying record-breaking quarters for  [Read More…]

Project Zero team finds bug in Pixel, Huawei, Samsung and other devices

An exploit of this bug was being used in the wild and allegedly originates from Israeli cyber intelligence firm NSO Group.

What you need to know Google’s Project Zero found the 0-day vulnerability in the wild. It affects a bunch of devices, including the Galaxy S7, S8, S9, and Pixel 1 and 2. Google’s already issued a patch, but manufacturers will need to push it out manually.

Google’s Project Zero security research team has reported a 0-day  [Read More…]

Samsung Pay adds virtual debit card and international money transfers

International money transfers are launching first in the U.S. and expanding to more countries next year.

What you need to know Samsung Pay is adding a virtual debit card and international money transfers. The virtual debit card will allow you to add funds to it and can be used anywhere Samsung Pay and Mastercard are accepted. The international money transfer service will allow users in the U.S. to send money to 47 countries.

Samsung’s mobile payment service,  [Read More…]

New report says Samsung is ditching custom CPU cores for ARM designs

Samsung is reportedly going the Qualcomm route and abandoning its custom Mongoose core.

What you need to know Samsung is reportedly getting rid of its custom cores and instead switching to ARM designs. The Mongoose core is currently in its fourth generation, but the core hasn’t been able to hold up to Qualcomm’s Kryo semi-custom design. Samsung is instead focusing on other areas as it looks to scale its Exynos platform.

Over the last decade, Samsung has  [Read More…]

This refurbed Samsung Chromebook is just $100 right now

More and more people are turning toward Chromebooks, and with good reason. Apple’s famed MacBooks are undeniably awesome, but they’re also undeniably expensive, and the fact is that most of us simply don’t need that expensive processing power to make it through the day.

This refurbished Samsung Chromebook 11.6″ 16GB gets the daily job done, and it’s currently available for just $ 99.99.

Whether your ultimate goal is to binge Netflix or write emails, this compact and powerful laptop will  [Read More…]