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  • Girl's Samsung Galaxy Ace explodes while she was asleep December 10, 2014

    Toronto: An Ontario University student revealed that her Samsung Galaxy Ace phone exploded next to her while she was sleeping. The incident, which happened in October, only came to light when the media reported it Monday. Hope Casserly said she was awakened at 1.30am Oct 22 by a loud popping sound...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has a curved edge display, but do you really need it? December 9, 2014

    The 5.6-inch Note Edge is a variant of the Galaxy Note 4, the latest iteration of Samsung's large-screen stalwart. The Edge's main display curves around the right edge of the phone to create a side display for notifications and one-tap access to apps, headlines and tasks. That side screen is useful...
  • Samsung likely to launch budget Tizen smartphone 'Z1' in India on December 10 December 1, 2014

    Seoul: South Korea's Samsung Electronics plans to launch a new sub-$100 smartphone running on its own Tizen operating system in India later this month, South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper said on Monday. The paper, a local business daily, said Samsung will hold a press conference on December 10 to launch its...
  • Samsung mobile chief survives reshuffle despite falling profits December 1, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics defied speculation it would drop the head of its underperforming mobile division, as the Samsung Group's heir apparent opted to keep the man his ailing father appointed while the patriarch's future is uncertain. Staff at Samsung have been waiting nervously for the annual reshuffle after a weak smartphone...
  • India's tablet market clocks strongest growth in Q3: Report November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Fuelled by festive buying and strengthening commercial demand, India's tablet market reported its strongest third quarter growth so far during July-September 2014, said a report by International Data Corporation (IDC) Friday. Tablet market shipments in India witnessed a strong quarter-on-quarter growth of 10 per cent making it a 0.94-million-unit...
  • BlackBerry partners with Samsung; upgrades its mobile-security arsenal November 14, 2014

    San Francisco: BlackBerry is expanding its efforts to sell mobile-security software on its rivals' smartphones and tablets to help counter the waning popularity of its own devices. As part of its strategy outlined Thursday in San Francisco, BlackBerry unveiled several upgrades to its mobile security weapons and a partnership with smartphone...
  • Samsung to build $3 billion smartphone plant in Vietnam November 10, 2014

    Hanoi: South Korea's Samsung Electronics has applied for a license to invest $3 billion in building a second smartphone factory in northern Vietnam, a government official said on Monday. Samsung Electronics Vietnam plans to build the factory in Thai Nguyen province, where it opened a $2 billion smartphone plant in March,...
  • Samsung unveils the full metal unibody Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, its slimmest smartphones October 31, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics unveiled two mid-tier handsets with a premium design as it prepared to deliver a riposte to its low-priced Chinese rivals and reclaim its title as the top brand in the world's biggest smartphone market. Samsung's smartphone woes began late last year and persisted through July-September, with its global...
  • Xiaomi is now the world's third-largest smartphone maker October 30, 2014

    Beijing: China's Xiaomi Inc has become the world's third-largest smartphone vendor just three years after first hitting the market, trailing only Samsung Electronics and Apple, according to a new industry study. Strategy Analytics said Xiaomi accounted for 6 per cent of all 320 million smartphones shipped during July-September. Samsung made up...
  • Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 with a 6-inch display, 8MP camera launched at Rs 20,900 in India October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has silently introduced its new phablet in India. Named the Galaxy Mega 2, the new phablet is priced at Rs 20,900 and is available on the company's online store. Samsung's new smartphone has a 6-inch HD TFT display, an 8 megapixel rear camera, and a 5 megapixel front...
  • Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1 tablet October 23, 2014

    New York: Device maker Samsung and bookseller Barnes & Noble are introducing a new larger-screen Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet two months after the first version was announced. Samsung and Barnes & Noble said in June they would team up on the devices and the first-co branded Galaxy Tab 4 Nook...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launched at Rs 58,300 in India; to be available from October 17 October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has finally launched its next-generation Note smartphone, the Galaxy Note 4, in India at a price of Rs 58,300. The Galaxy Note 4 will be available in the market from October 17 - the same day Apple's iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus will hit the store shelves...
  • Samsung India names Mary Kom the Most Valuable Player of India's Asiad campaign October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist M C Mary Kom was on Monday chosen as the Most Valuable Player of India's Incheon Asian Games campaign at a felicitation of the medal winners by contingent sponsors Samsung India here. Mary Kom, who became the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold medal...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 coming to India on October 14 October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung, in all likelihood, is expected to launch the recently unveiled Galaxy Note 4 smartphone in India on October 14. The company has already sent out invites for its "Next Galaxy" event scheduled to take place on October 14 in India. Though the company does not state the...
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime with a 5MP selfie-focused front camera launched in India at Rs 15,499 September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding a new entrant to the Grand family, Samsung has launched a new smartphone - the Galaxy Grand Prime. Priced at Rs 15,499, the phone is available in White and Grey colours. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime has a 5-inch qHD (960x540) display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: Samsung attempts Apple's design emphasis but falls short on tech September 27, 2014

    New York: Apple filled a gaping hole in its product lineup with new iPhones boasting larger screens like Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphones. Now, Samsung is coming out with a smaller phone that looks and feels more like an iPhone. The new iPhones measure 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches diagonally, up from...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha: Samsung launches its thinnest Android smartphone at Rs 39,990 in India September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has launched its thinnest Android smartphone - the Galaxy Alpha - in India at a price of Rs 39,990. The phone will be available in India from the first week of October. The phone will come in Charcoal Black, Dazzling White and Frosted Gold colours. With the Galaxy...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha: Samsung's thinnest Android smartphone to be launched in India on September 27 September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung is all set to unveil its thinnest Android smartphone - Galaxy Alpha - in India at its event on Saturday, September 27. The company has sent out invites to its press conference in New Delhi. While the invite does not mention the product, but a source with...
  • Mobile phones: The Thin, the thinner, the thinnest September 26, 2014

    Chinese smartphone maker Gionee says its Elife S5.1 has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the slimmest smartphone in the world. The phone with 5.1 mm body betters popular smartphones in the thinness spec by a sizeable margin. This infographic gives an idea of how slim our phones have...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha: Samsung's thinnest Android smartphone coming to India on September 27 September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung is all set to unveil its thinnest Android smartphone - Galaxy Alpha - in India at its event on Saturday, September 27. The company has sent out invites to its press conference in New Delhi. While the invite does not mention the product, but a source with...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: Samsung attempts Apple's design emphasis but falls short on tech September 25, 2014

    New York: Apple filled a gaping hole in its product lineup with new iPhones boasting larger screens like Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphones. Now, Samsung is coming out with a smaller phone that looks and feels more like an iPhone. The new iPhones measure 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches diagonally, up from...
  • Samsung Power Sharing Cable: This $20 cable lets you charge devices using a Galaxy phone or tablet September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has launched a new Power Sharing Cable that lets users charge micro USB devices with a Galaxy phone or tablet. In other words, with this cable, users can transfer power directly from their compatible Samsung device to any micro USB compatible device including a wearable, smartphone, tablet,...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to go on sale in China before Apple iPhone 6 September 24, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronicssaid its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this month as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales from Apple's new iPhones. Samsung said all three South Korean mobile operators will begin Galaxy Note 4 sales on Friday. All...
  • Samsung plans to launch Tizen phone in India in November September 22, 2014

    Seoul: A report says Samsung Electronics will released its longdelayed Tizenpowered smartphone in India. Tarun Malik, a Samsung executive, said in an interview with the Economic Times that a Tizenbased mobile device will be launched in November in India. Samsung's headquarters in Seoul said it had no comment. The Tizen mobile platform is...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus more durable than Samsung Galaxy S5: Tests September 22, 2014

    New York: Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to break...