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  • Samsung removes its logo from Galaxy S6, S6 Edge in Japan 6 hours 0 minutes ago

    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 23 hours 28 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • After dismal 2014, Samsung charts recovery with Galaxy S6, S6 Edge April 3, 2015

    Seoul: Tech giant Samsung Electronics likely saw January-March earnings slip for the sixth straight quarter, but investors are betting on a rebound this year on healthy chip sales and high hopes for its new flagship smartphones. Shares in South Korea-based Samsung hit a more-than 21 month high in mid-March as brokerages...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 teardown suggests deeper loss for chip supplier Qualcomm April 3, 2015

    Seoul/San Francisco: Samsung Electronics used more of its own chips to power the new Galaxy S6 smartphone than it did for the predecessor S5, according to an early teardown report, in a blow to US chip supplier Qualcomm. Samsung is not only using its own Exynos mobile processor, as had been...
  • Robbers decamp with goods worth Rs 25 crore from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major robbery case, a gang decamped with goods worth around Rs 25 crore along with a truck from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area. The daring heist took at around 1 am on April 1. The truck carrying Samsung's Electronic goods was stopped by the robbers who broke...
  • Factory girl turned touchscreen supplier is China's richest April 1, 2015

    Beijing: Zhou Qunfei, the chairwoman of a Chinese touchscreen glass supplier firm that has clients like Apple and Samsung, has been crowned China's richest woman, with a fortune of nearly USD 8 billion. Dubbed as the "Queen of Mobile Phone Glass", the 25-year-old has ousted Chan Laiwa, founder of Beijing Red...
  • Tandoori microwaves to smartphones with regional language support: Here's what Samsung is doing to woo Indians April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Microwave ovens that cook tandoori bread, smartphones that understand Tamil and washing machines designed to deal with humid, dusty cities: all part of Samsung Electronics' push to conquer India and offset a global slump. The consumer electronics giant is betting big on Asia's third-largest economy, at a time when overall...
  • Who's Who in music streaming: Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, Google, Apple, Amazon, Samsung April 1, 2015

    New York: Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora and Spotify have millions of users. Now, several high-profile musicians are behind...
  • LG-Samsung end washing machine spat; withdraw all complaints April 1, 2015

    Seoul:South Korean rivals Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG Electronics Inc said on Tuesday they have agreed to call off all their legal disputes including a bitter months-long conflict over a set of damaged washing machines. The two companies said in a joint statement they would withdraw all complaints against each...
  • Samsung's co-CEO J K Shin gets double the amount of pay in 2014 April 1, 2015

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd paid co-chief executive J.K. Shin, who oversaw the company's ascent to the top of the smartphone market, $13 million in 2014, more than double what he received in the previous year. The increase was largely due to a special bonus payment following Samsung's record profits in...
  • Samsung packs Boeing 747s with Galaxy S6, S6 Edge smartphones ahead of US launch March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung is packing several Boeing 747s with its latest Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones ahead of their launch in the US. Although the official consumer rollout in the US is scheduled for April 10, T-Mobile pre-orders started shipping last week. The latest smartphones were unveiled at this month's...
  • LG's upcoming G4 Note phablet's leaked images show metal body with Galaxy Note-like stylus March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Images of LG's yet-to-be-released G4 Note phablet have been reportedly leaked on the web, showing the next flagship device with a Galaxy Note-like stylus. The electronics manufacturer is said to be working on Android handsets that will be released this year and the latest leaks point to a phablet...