Search Results for: SAMSUNG

Images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active have surfaced

It would appear that S8 is getting a rugged ‘Active’ variant, as is the case with previous versions of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy device. As per images spotted on Reddit by 9to5 Google, the S8 Active seems to have thicker design than the regular S8. Otherwise, the S8 and S8 Active appear to be nearly identical,…

Samsung is working on new Bluetooth headphones featuring Bixby, says report

Back in March, Samsung Electronics unveiled its flagship smartphone for the year, the Samsung Galaxy S8, and placed emphasis on the device’s voice-activated assistant, Bixby. While we still don’t have Bixby in Canada despite the feature launching in the U.S, recent reports stemming from ETnews indicate the South Korean company’s AI will soon be making its way to a…

New Samsung Galaxy Note 8 renders have reportedly surfaced

New press renders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 have been revealed, giving perhaps the best look at the upcoming phone to date. According to images obtained by BGR, the front of the phone has a nearly bezel-less ‘Infinity Display’ and various sensors are clearly visible. Furthermore, the Note 8 seems to pack a front-facing camera,…

Samsung to unveil Galaxy Note 8 at Unpacked event on August 23

As previously rumoured, Samsung will be holding its Unpacked event on Wednesday, August 23rd, where the company is expected to officially unveil the Galaxy Note 8. “Do bigger things” is the tagline for the follow-up to the Note 7. It also seems like the device will once again come with an SPen stylus. No other…

Canadian launch date for Bixby Voice on Samsung Galaxy S8 remains unclear

After a lengthy delay, Samsung’s new voice-powered assistant is finally rolling out to the Galaxy S8 and S8+, but only in the U.S. The Canadian launch date for the voice-activated assistant, meanwhile, remains unclear. Originally touted by Samsung as a Galaxy S8 and S8+ highlight feature, Samsung marketed Bixby as the centre for future device…

Samsung plans to recycle gold and other materials from its Galaxy Note 7 devices

Samsung has announced via its Korean Newsroom, that the company plans to recycle an estimated 157 tonnes of gold, silver, cobalt, copper and other materials from recalled Galaxy Note 7 devices. Samsung halted sales of the Note 7 last year due to the batteries of some units overheating and in some cases catching fire. The company has…

Samsung Galaxy S9 to reportedly feature the same ‘Infinity Display’ as the S8

A little more than half a year away from the expected release of the Samsung Galaxy S9, and reports are already coming in claiming the smartphone will feature the same ‘Infinity Display’ found in the South Korean company’s Galaxy S8 and S8+. Citing unnamed industry sources, South Korean news outlet The Bell said that Samsung has…

Samsung plans to allow Samsung Pay users to pay for purchases using PayPal

Samsung has announced that Samsung Pay users will soon be able to use their PayPal account to pay for purchases in-store and online. Currently, support for PayPal is only available in the U.S. However, the company says it’s working on enabling Samsung Pay users in other countries, including its native South Korea, to tie their…

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 8 will be revealed in late August

Samsung’s often-rumoured Galaxy Note 8 is set to be revealed in August, according to the company’s global chief DJ Koh, as originally reported by Taiwanese publication ePrice.  Koh, however, stopped short of revealing the device’s exact launch date, though rumours point to an August 23rd to 26th reveal and an early September release. He did…

Samsung Game Live app allows for game streams to YouTube, Facebook, Twitch

Samsung has released an app called Game Live, which lets users live stream games to Facebook, YouTube or Twitch. With Game Live, users can launch a game, log into one of the three platforms and start streaming video content up to 4GB in size. Samsung says this should allow for “around 200 minutes at high quality,”…

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition changes very little about the original Note 7

Bring out the explosion jokes again, as the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is back in the form of the South Korean-exclusive Note 7 Fan Edition, the tech giant’s refurbished iteration of last year’s fiery smartphone. Samsung previously announced that it planned on using some of the materials from last year’s Note 7 in the Fan…

Samsung Canada, MLB partner to offer baseball content in virtual reality

Samsung Canada has announced that it is partnering with Major League Baseball (MLB) to offer provides fans a virtual reality sports experience. With the Samsung Gear VR, users will be able to get immersive 360-degree view access to players, ballparks and key baseball moments throughout the remainder of the 2017 MLB Season. Furthermore, over 20…

New South Korean variant of Galaxy A7 comes with Samsung’s Bixby AI

Samsung has released its Galaxy A7 smartphone in Korea with a feature the global version doesn’t have: the company’s AI-powered personal assistant Bixby. The A7 is now the first device other than the S8 and S8+ to include the assistant. However, like the Canadian and U.S. version of the AI, it lacks voice functionality. The…

Samsung plans to unveil the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23, says report

Samsung is set to unveil the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23rd, according to Korean publication The Bell and later confirmed by The Investor.  The report claims that a Samsung executive leaked to The Investor the reveal date of the device. This is now the earliest rumoured release date for the Note 8. Furthermore, the…

Samsung may release Galaxy Note 7 FE outside of South Korea

Canadians that miss their Note 7 could soon have a chance to pick one up again. The Korean Herald, citing several unnamed sources, says Samsung is considering releasing the Galaxy Note 7 ‘Fan Edition,’ FE for short, outside of its native South Korea. Better yet for Note 7 fans, the Herald reports the Note 7…

Samsung to invest $18 billion USD to meet demand for memory chips and OLED displays

In an attempt to stay ahead of its competitors, Samsung announced plans on Tuesday to invest $18.6 billion USD into its memory chip and smartphone display manufacturing divisions. Of that $18.6 billion USD, Samsung will invest 14.4 trillion won ($16.1 billion CAD) towards its new factory in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. It will put another 6 trillion won ($6.73…