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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

Netflix adds HDR support for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Netflix, the global entertainment company has added Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to its list of HDR supported devices. The Note 8 is first from Samsung to get official Netflix HDR compatibility, first spotted by SamMobile. The Note 8 would be

After Apple, Samsung secures self-driving car permit in California

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After Apple, Nvidia, Uber, Ford, Waymo, GM, and BMW, South-Korean electronics giant, Samsung too has got a permit to test autonomous vehicles on Californian roads, according to the CA Department of Motor Vehicle’s website. The company confirmed the news adding that they don’t

Samsung’s fitness-focused Gear Sport smartwatch is here to take on Fitbit and Apple

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Barely a few days after Fitbit launched it new long-awaited ‘Ionic’ and a few weeks before Apple’s new smartwatch with built-in LTE, Samsung has launched two new health-focused wearables- the Gear Sport smartwatch and the Gear Fit2 Pro fitness band. Gear Sport smartwatch

Samsung joins hands with 20th Century Fox and Panasonic for HDR tech partnership

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Samsung is teaming up with 20th Century Fox and Japan’s Panasonic to expand the ecosystem for HDR 10 Plus technology. The agreement is aimed at inducing more TV producers and movie productions to join the ecosystem for the technology, Samsung said. The

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with 6.3-inch infinity display gets launched

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After all the leaks, rumors and speculations, Samsung has finally launched the successor to the ill-fated Note 7- Galaxy Note 8. Pre-orders for the phablet that will be priced between $930 and $960 open today and it will be available in

Samsung launches Relumino VR app to help visually impaired see better

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Samsung has launched Relumino VR app- a product of C-Lab, Samsung’s in-house incubator to help people with visual impairments see better. This application, available for download in the Oculus Store targets people who have problems seeing things, including those who have tunnel vision and

Samsung, Intel & Foxconn said to be working on a wireless data transfer tech

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Samsung is said to be working with a startup called Keyssa, backed by Tony Fadell, which is working on a way for mobile phones to transfer large amounts of data without using cables or Wi-Fi connectors. According to Keyssa’s Chief

Now refurbished Galaxy Note 4 batteries get a recall due to overheating concerns

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Just when we thought Samsung may have finally put the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco behind it, comes another piece of news about new overheating concerns. However, this time, it isn’t Samsung’s fault neither the issue is associated with Samsung’s original phone model.

What’s in the color- Soft Gold OnePlus 5, Black AirPods and 8 color variants for Galaxy Note 8

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For any smartphone buyer, OS, RAM, optics, and chassis form the first few criteria to select a device. But looks like, there’s another addition to these coveted ranks- Color. Yes, you read that right- the color of a smartphone and its

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 Active with bigger battery and shatterproof screen

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After all the rumors circulating about the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, the device has finally been launched. The big highlight of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active would be its durability and ruggedness making it tougher in extreme environments, bigger battery

Samsung launches SM-G9298 flip phone with dual screens in China

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Samsung has announced the successor to last year’s W2017 flip smartphone- SM-G9298, dubbed as Leader 8 in the Chinese markets. The phone, which will be available only in China is made of aviation-grade aluminum and comes with two 4.2-inch 1920×1080 Super AMOLED displays,

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 images leaked ahead of its August 23 launch

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Last week, we reported that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be launched at the company’s Unpacked 2017 event happening in New York city on August 23. But, we may have something to share with you even before the official

Samsung posts record profit in Q2 courtesy booming chip business

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Leaving behind all the scandals and fiascos of 2016, Samsung reported a record operating profit of 14.07 trillion won ($12.6 billion US) in Q2 2017. The Korean electronics giant pulled in a revenue of 61 trillion won ($54.8 billion) during the three-month period,

Another smartphone explodes, this times its Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

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While Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco has barely died down, we have another explosion drama doing the rounds on the Internet. In the last couple of days, a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone was allegedly seen catching fire in a video inside a