News tagged ‘samsung’
Thursday, 24 Oct 2013
Samsung has acquired US$2 billion worth of shares in Gorilla Glass manufacturers Corning, roughly a 7.4 percent stake in the company, in exchange for Corning taking full control of their joint company, Samsung Corning Precision Materials Co. Ltd.
Friday, 18 Oct 2013
Following the release of Samsung Knox, the South Korean tech giant is working on developing version 2.0 of the security software, which will include more security features and offer compatibility across more devices.
Samsung Mobile Singapore confirms that it is aware of the battery issues on the Galaxy S4 and is offering a free replacement battery for affected customers.
Thursday, 17 Oct 2013
Samsung Mobile Singapore just announced that the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition (32GB) will be available in Classic White from 19 October. The Jet Black model will be available a week later.
A number of Samsung Galaxy S4 users in Germany are reporting serious draining issues and bloated batteries. We did a check on HardwareZone forums and uncovered several users in Singapore facing similar issues.
Friday, 11 Oct 2013
Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards AB just announced that it is acquired by Samsung Electronics for $650 million in cash. (Update: Fingerprint Cards issued a statement that it is not acquired by Samsung.)
Korean media sources are reporting that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is slated for an official announcement in January 2014 and will hit retail shelves in February.
Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013
Looks like smartphones with curved displays are ready for prime time with Samsung officially announcing the Galaxy Round, a smartphone with 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED display.
Samsung’s mobile business head of strategy marketing D.J. Lee has revealed that the company is planning to introduce a smartphone with a curved display in South Korea this October. (Update: @evleaks has leaked a couple of press shots.)
Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013
There's a rumor that Samsung will be introducing waterproof versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, as well as Samsung Galaxy S5. This is likely due to positive feedback and sales numbers of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.