Tag Archive: Samsung


Best feature alert: Samsung considering unconditional refunds for Galaxy S8

On March 29 Samsung is expected to announced the greatly anticipated Galaxy S8 flagship. The heavily rumored phone will come with tons of interesting, new features like the virtual assistant Bixby or the DeX desktop dock accessory. But it seems the rumor mill has been saving the best for last. According to a new report […]

Samsung Pay officially rolls out in India with UPI and Paytm integration

Samsung Pay is now officially available in India.

After rolling out Samsung Pay early access a few weeks ago, Samsung has now officially launched its digital payments service in the country. Samsung has teamed up with Visa, MasterCard, and American Express for payment processing, and Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI Cards and Standard Chartered Bank customers will be able to use Samsung Pay starting today. Citibank credit cards will soon be added to the platform.

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Vernee Apollo X might have one thing in common with the Samsung Galaxy S8

Vernee is a relatively unknown Chinese smartphone maker which is trying to make it in the competitive mobile market. A few months ago we told you about the Vernee Apollo which tries to present itself as a worthy OnePlus 3T alternative. Now the company is focusing all its energies on the Apollo X model, which […]

Samsung announces new assistant named Bixby

Samsung Electronics is set to launch a new learning assistant with the debut of the Galaxy S8. The new assistant, which Samsung is calling Bixby, is designed to learn how humans interact with devices. With Bixby, Samsung hopes to make using computers, smartphones and other electronic devices easier by employing deep learning to the core […]

Samsung announces Bixby AI for the Galaxy S8, says thousands of engineers are working on it

Samsung has announced Bixby, its upcoming AI assistant for the Galaxy S8. But Samsung has much bigger plans for the cloud platform.

We’ve known about Samsung’s Bixby AI assistant for months now, though the company has kept a pretty tight lid on exactly what it will end up being. We’ve considered that it will, for the most part, be designed to take on Google Assistant, Amazon’s Alexa, and Apple’s Siri, but Samsung has much bigger plans for its artificial  [Read More…]

Pre-order a Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and get some great free stuff

A great way to soften the blow to your wallet.

What’s better than a brand new Galaxy Tab S3 and its gorgeous screen? A brand new Galaxy Tab S3 with a free keyboard cover or 64GB SD card!

Folks in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland who pre-order a Galaxy Tab S3 through Samsung eShop before March 31 will be gifted a fancy keyboard book cover. These keyboard covers are priced at £119, so  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 launching March 24, pre-orders start March 17 at $599

It won’t be cheap, but you also don’t have many other options.

Initial leaks about price proved to be correct, as now we know for sure the Galaxy Tab S3 will go up for pre-order starting March 17, with in-store availability coming March 24. The price, as expected, is a smooth $ 599 that puts it up in the same territory as Apple’s iPad lineup of the same size.

For that money you’re getting Samsung’s most powerful tablet yet,  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8 will use facial recognition for mobile payments

It’s straight out of a science fiction novel.

The rumor of the Samsung Galaxy S8’s facial recognition abilities is becoming stronger with each passing day. Bloomberg is reporting that the South Korean smartphone maker’s next smartphone will use that particular ability for securing mobile payments.

Here’s a snippet of the report:

Samsung Electronics Co.’s new Galaxy S8 will employ facial-recognition technology for mobile payments within months of release, adding cutting-edge security to help the marquee device stand  [Read More…]

We might get to see a working Samsung foldable smartphone prototype as soon as Q3

Samsung’s foldable smartphone has been rumored since forever. The most recent information had us believe Samsung probably showed the handset behind closed doors at MWC 2017. Anyway, according to tidbits coming out of Asia – Samsung Electronics and Samsung Display are currently focusing a lot of their energies on a foldable smartphone project. So the […]

Grab yourself a Samsung Gear VR for just $50 at T-Mobile for a limited time

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a way to save you 50% on a Samsung Gear VR!

If you haven’t already picked up a Samsung Gear VR, today is the day to grab one. Right now you can save 50% on the purchase at T-Mobile, dropping the price down to just $ 49.97. This discount is on the latest version of the VR headset which offers both a Micro-USB and USB-C connection type. This is  [Read More…]