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  • Samsung, Marvel use virtual reality to promote 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' 7 hours 17 minutes ago

    New York: Samsung and Walt Disney's Marvel introduced a marketing campaign that uses virtual reality to promote "Avengers: Age of Ultron" as more studios look to the new technology to push movies. The Avengers ad campaign, launched last week, employs VR that immerses a user in a 3D world and makes...
  • Samsonite partners with Samsung to develop smart suitcases 10 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Refrigerator, air-conditioners, door locks, cars, and now the next thing in the list of connected devices is going to your suitcase. A lot of everyday things are getting smarter and luggage maker Samsonite aims to join the bandwagon in partnership with Samsung. The two companies have teamed up to...
  • Samsung copies Apple Watch design video for its Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Samsung just can't have enough of Apple as the South Korean electronics giant has posted a new video on YouTube that details the design process of its Galaxy S6 Edge. The problem- it looks seriously inspired by the Apple Watch design video. The video, titled 'Designing Possible,' carries a...
  • Samsung overtakes Apple as the world's top smartphone maker 6 days ago

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics overtook Apple to recapture the title of world's top smartphone maker by volume in the first quarter of 2015, research firm Strategy Analytics said on Wednesday. It said Samsung shipped 83.2 million smartphones worldwide and captured 24 percent market share in the quarter, down from 31 per cent...
  • How the LG G4 is different from the Apple iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S6 6 days ago

    New York: Optional leather backs and manual camera controls are two ways LG is seeking to distinguish its new G4 phone from Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy smartphones. LG's mobile chief, Juno Cho, said a wireless trade show in Barcelona, Spain, last month confirmed LG's belief that smartphones have become clones...
  • What does the S in the Galaxy S6 stand for? No, not Samsung. Not even smartphone 1 week ago

    New Delhi: So you are planning to buy the next Samsung Galaxy S6. But, do you know what does the 'S' in Galaxy S6 stand for? A piece of Samsung PR explains what the letter means. And no, it does not stand for the obvious 'Samsung' brand name. A Phone Arena...
  • Samsung teases its first round smartwatch on Apple Watch launch day April 24, 2015

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics teased the market with hints of a new version of its Gear smartwatch on Friday, the same day that rival Apple's long-awaited wearable devices went on sale. The South Korean tech giant's official blog post showed images of smartwatch with a round face - which would be a...
  • Why Samsung should be worried about the Galaxy S6's modest pricing April 24, 2015

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics has pulled out all the stops on its new Galaxy smartphones, but their modest prices compared to the latest iPhones throw an uneasy spotlight on the long-term cost of fighting Apple's premium branding. The 64-gigabyte model of the Galaxy S6 edge costs $290.45 to make, according to IHS...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 has a scary bug that could allow hackers to steal your fingerprints April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone has a scary bug that could potentially allow hackers to steal your fingerprints! Researchers at FireEye have discovered a flaw in the fingerprint scanner of Samsung's flagship device that could allow hackers to breach into the so-called 'trusted zone,' where the device stores your fingerprint...
  • Nokia likely to return to the phone market in 2016 April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: All the fans of Nokia phones might get lucky in 2016 as the Finnish manufacturer is expected to return to making mobile handsets. The once popular mobile manufacturer gave away its phone business to software giant Microsoft in 2013 owing to tough competition from rivals Apple and...
  • Samsung increased its lead over Apple in smartphone shipments even before Galaxy S6, S6 Edge went on sale April 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung defeated Apple in terms of smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2015 even before its latest Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge started shipping, according to a new data. Taiwan-based technology market intelligence firm TrendForce notes that in Q1, a total of 291.2 million smartphone units were...
  • Samsung removes its logo from Galaxy S6, S6 Edge in Japan April 19, 2015

    Seoul: Samsung has removed its corporate logo from its new smartphones sold in Japan, a company spokeswoman confirmed Saturday. The name Samsung is missing on both the Galaxy S6 and its curved-edge variant, the Galaxy S6 Edge. These models are presented as Docomo Galaxy and au Galaxy, carrying the names of its...
  • New flaws surface in the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: While we are sure a lot of you are excited about Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the flaws with these latest smartphones seem to be endless and just puts us off. The Samsung Galaxy S6 might be the best smartphone that the company has made till date,...
  • Anti-gravity iPhone 6 case now comes to Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The incredible gravity defying case for the Apple iPhone 6 is now being extended to include Samsung S6 and S6 Edge phones. The Zero G case, currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, sticks to tables or even vertical surfaces as it is made of a material that replicates suction cup...
  • Demand for Galaxy S6 models much higher than planned for: Samsung April 16, 2015

    Seoul: South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Wednesday said demand for both the flat-screen and curved-screen models of its new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphones is "much higher" than initially planned for. The comment expands on guidance for a near-term supply shortage for the curved-screen Galaxy S6 edge model by Samsung's...
  • Huawei launches 5.2-inch P8, 6.8-inch P8 Max octa-core phones to take on Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 April 16, 2015

    London: China's Huawei unveiled its flagship P8 and P8 Max smartphones on Wednesday, devices that stack up against the latest models from Samsung and Apple in technical specifications if not marketing budget. The P8, which runs Google's Android operating system, has a 5.2 inch display screen -- slightly larger than the...
  • Samsung creates a standalone team to make screens for Apple devices: Report April 15, 2015

    Bengaluru: Samsung Electronics has created a standalone team of about 200 employees to work exclusively on making screens for rival smartphone maker Apple's products, Bloomberg reported, citing people with direct knowledge of the matter. The team at Samsung Display Co, which provides screens for iPads and MacBooks, helps develop products and...
  • Fake Xiaomi Mi Power Banks sell more than the original, complains Xiaomi April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: What is stopping Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi from exceeding its proven success over top brands like Samsung and Apple? Counterfeits! Xiaomi has complained that its Mi Power Banks hit only 14.6 million units last year which is less than half of the anticipated sale. The reason for slumping figures...
  • Sharp unveils a 4K smartphone display with 3840x2160 resolution at 806 ppi April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: After 4K TVs, it is time for smartphones to sport the ultra high-definition displays. Sharp has introduced a display that will fit in 5.5-inch smartphones in near future and offer a 3840x2160 resolution. The Sharp 4K IGZO displays will offer 806 ppi and will take on Samsung's 4K AMOLED...
  • Apple, Samsung lose market share despite being top smartphone makers April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as the two smartphone makers are the leaders in the market, Apple and Samsung have faced a dip in their market share. According to the latest data by comScore, both the tech companies witnessed a dip in their market share in the three months to February. Apple's market share...
  • How the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge could reverse Samsung's dimming fortunes April 10, 2015

    Seoul: When Samsung dubbed development of its latest smartphones "Project Zero," it was sounding a note of desperation as sales tumbled and it lost pole position in the crucial Chinese market to rivals Xiaomi and Apple. The results of its overhaul, the flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone and the S6 Edge, go...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge go on sale in India at Rs 49,900 onwards April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones, which were announced in India last month, are now available to purchase across the country. The new S6 phones have been listed on the company's e-store since March 23, but they go on sale starting from April 10....
  • Samsung warns of Galaxy S6 Edge supply shortage April 9, 2015

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics expects record shipments for its new Galaxy S6 smartphones and said it will struggle to meet demand for the curved-edged version due to production constraints, adding to hopes for a turnaround in mobile sales. The S6 models are widely expected to sell briskly following a string of positive...
  • There's a serious problem with the Samsung Galaxy S6 flash April 9, 2015

    New Delhi : Samsung is having a hard time dealing with the surge in complaints about its latest Galaxy smartphones. Recently, problems were reported about the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones' bendable levels, then came in claims about their repairability. Now, the latest claims come from the consumers...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is even tougher than iPhone 6 Plus to repair; scores 3 out of 10 for repairability April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung's latest Galaxy S6 Edge with a curved screen is tougher to repair according to iFixit, which sells parts and offers free online repair tutorials to electronic devices. The phone has scored a three out of 10 compared to the Apple iPhone 6 Plus which had scored a seven. Recently,...
  • Samsung's round smartwatch could be called Gear A and include voice calling, 3G April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: We've seen a flood of smartwatches in the last few months. From Pebble's Time to LG's Urbane smartwatch and Apple's own Watch, there is no dearth of choices for consumers. However, as companies are putting more focus on constantly improvising the design and adding more features to these...
  • Samsung posts video dismissing claims that its Galaxy S6, S6 Edge are bendable April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Rejecting the claims made by an electronics insurer that the latest Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones are as bendable as the Apple iPhone 6 Plus, the South Korean mobile giant has published a video on YouTube that shows the two phones undergoing the tough pressure test. Last...
  • Bendgate 2? Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge as bendable as Apple iPhone 6 Plus, also more likely to crack April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: According to a new SquareTrade video, the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is as likely to bend under pressure as the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Soon after the launch of the iPhone 6 Plus last year, some buyers discovered their phones can bend when placed in back pockets....
  • Samsung enjoys more customer loyalty than Apple April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: We all love our smartphones and gadgets, but how loyal are we towards the company that has manufactured them? Would we consider buying our next smartphone from the same company or defect to its rival? Customer loyalty goes a long way in defining how a company is being...