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Innovations that bombed in 2017

By : CIOL Writers

With technology changing every day, we get many ‘wow’ moments with regard to tech innovations. But sometimes, it just turns out to be a false promise, ending “not with a bang but a whimper.” So, here we present the worst tech

A Deepsea Blue version of Galaxy Note 8 is coming to the US

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung is releasing a new color variant of its newly launched smartphone Galaxy Note 8. The smartphone was available in just Midnight Black and Orchid Grey color variants at the launch. But now, a new Deepsea Blue color version of

It’s raining discounts on Samsung mobiles on Flipkart and Amazon

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If you are looking for a new mobile phone, then there is a good news for you. Flipkart and Amazon are offering limited time period discounts on Samsung smartphones under the ‘Samsung Mobile Fest’. Here’s a quick look at the

Apple wins $120mn in ‘Slide to Unlock’ patent infringement case against Samsung

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Apple has emerged victorious in a patent infringement case over Samsung. The court ordered Samsung to pay $120 million to Apple for its ‘Slide to Unlock’ and other features which Samsung copied and used in its smartphones. In a statement, the

Samsung Pay adds 1M new users in India in over a month

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Digital payment is witnessing an unprecedented boom in the post-demonetization phase in the country. This was once again established when Samsung announced that its mobile payment service Samsung Pay added 1 million users in over a month. “On September 12 we

Budget smartphones that you can buy under Rs 5K

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Though feature phones are currently making quite an uproar in the market, nothing can beat the charm of a smartphone with much better RAM, display and of course the processor. With dual SIM slots and a range of connectivity options,

Xiaomi and Samsung now control nearly half of the Indian smartphone market

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Xiaomi and Samsung now control nearly half of the Indian smartphone market, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service. Also, thanks to 37 percent QoQ and 18 percent YoY growth in the smartphone market, India temporarily overtook the US to

Samsung introduces new kids-friendly Galaxy Tab A at $230

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Samsung has announced a low-cost tablet designed for parents and kids. The tablet named Galaxy Tab A is priced at $229.99 and will be available from November 1 through the company’s website. The device has a refined, family-friendly design meant for

Samsung’s SmartThings Cloud brings all IoT devices together

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Samsung is combining all Internet of Things devices by uniting them under one roof called SmartThings Cloud. the platform unites existing Samsung IoT services like SmartThings, Samsung Connect, ARTIK, and Harman Ignite. Samsung says that SmartThings Cloud will provide “a single, powerful cloud-based hub,”

Samsung launches new 360 Round Camera having 17 lenses

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Samsung has launched a new camera called 360 Round priced at $10,500. The new camera has been designed to provide VR specialists with a durable and manageable solution for capturing, viewing and editing VR content. The camera is equipped with

Samsung launches Galaxy J2(2017) with 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display in India

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Samsung has launched yet another budget smartphone for the customers in India. Named Samsung Galaxy J2(2017), the entry-level smartphone will be available in Absolute Black and Metallic Gold color variants. However, the company has not revealed any details about the

Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-hyun resigns after company makes record profit

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Samsung made two big announcements that were in stark contrast to one another. Firstly, it issued an optimistic third-quarter earnings guidance. And then a few hours later, Samsung’s CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun announced his resignation from the company. The surprise

Samsung joins Windows Mixed Reality platform with new VR headset ‘Odyssey’

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Samsung is launching a new virtual reality headset for Windows Mixed Reality Platform. The headset named Samsung HMD Odyssey will be available for pre-order from today but the shipping will start from November 6 at a price tag of $499.

After Flipkart and Amazon, now it’s time for Samsung’s online sale bonanza

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After the big bonanza sales of Flipkart, Amazon, and Paytm, now Samsung has come up with its own 6-day online electronic sale starting from September 25-30. The sale dubbed as Samsung Shop Anniversary Sale will be offering a cashback of

Samsung’s Bixby finally comes to India

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Samsung announced that its digital voice assistant, Bixby is now available for customers in India. The feature was first available in South Korea, following which it arrived in the US and is currently supported on Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners can now disable the Bixby button

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All those Samsung Galaxy S8 users who have had enough of summoning Bixby by accident, here is your redemption. Samsung has sent out a new update for the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 that lets you disable the Bixby button. The South-Korean

Samsung pledges $300M fund and a business unit for autonomous technology

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Samsung Electronics, renowned for its Galaxy smartphones is making a bigger push into the self-driving car market. The company announced in a statement that it is setting a $300 million fund called the Samsung Automotive Innovative Fund and a dedicated

Samsung launches Galaxy Note 8 in India with Bixby voice-assistant

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The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been launched in India today- the phone which is set to rival Apple’s iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India. The craze for the device is such that according to

What is Samsung’s connection with Apple iPhone 8?

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Scratching your head already? Well, no need to do that as you will be surprised to know that Samsung plays a very crucial role in the much-awaited iPhone 8. Apple’s upcoming iPhone is expected to use a newer kind of

Samsung launches Galaxy J7+ with dual camera setup

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Samsung has launched a new phone in its acclaimed J-series- the Galaxy J7+. The device which is a successor to Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J7 Pro is expected to launch in India in coming months. As for the price of the