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Samsung Galaxy A5 will retail for $500 in Canada

While many Canadians are waiting for Samsung to unveil the Galaxy S8, the company will first release the 5.2-inch Galaxy A5. Samsung hasn’t announced when it plans to release the A5 in Canada. However, an internal document obtained by MobileSyrup reveals the A5 will cost $499.99 off contract. It’s expected that the handset will be…

Samsung’s Flow authentication app will soon work with all Windows 10 PCs

Samsung will update its Flow app to allow all Windows 10 users to take advantage of its authentication functionality, according to a posting on the app’s Google Play store page. Samsung first introduced the Android app alongside its recently released Galaxy TabPro S two-in-one. The app allows TabPro S to users to unlock the computer…

Samsung C-Labs to announce four VR projects at Mobile World Congress 2017

At this year’s upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung will showcase four projects in virtual and augmented reality. According to a release from the South Korean giant, these projects will be exhibited at ‘4 Years From Now (4YFN),’ a showcase for startup businesses. The products on display include, a smart aid for visually impaired…

Samsung to reportedly resurrect Note 7 as ‘refurbished’ smartphone in India and Vietnam

Samsung’s ongoing Note 7 saga seems like it’s set to continue. Korean publication Hankyung is reporting that Samsung could be preparing to sell “refurbished” versions of the Note 7 featuring smaller batteries, solving the power source overheating issues the original smartphone suffered from. These devices, however, won’t be coming to the U.S., European or Canadian market, likely due to the…

New leaked images provide our best look yet at the Samsung Galaxy S8

Showing no intention of slowing down, leaks of the Galaxy S8 continue to make their way online at a torrid pace. The latest S8 leak, courtesy of Twitter user Ice Universe, includes new images that confirm a lot of what we’ve heard about the upcoming device. Specifically, these shots give us a good look at…

Samsung Galaxy S8 leak reveals potential colour options, European price

The Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950) and S8 Plus (SM-G955) are likely to come in three colours according to a leak from a Ukrainian retailer’s database: Black, Gold and Orchid Gray. The leak also provided the prices in Ukrainian Hryvnia, showing UAH 25,999 (over $1,200 CAD) for the S8 and UAH 28,999 (around $1,400 CAD) for the…

Samsung teases new Exynos 9 series chipset

Samsung has started teasing its next-generation Exynos system-on-a-chip, the Exynos 9. In a tweet sent out on Friday morning from the company’s official Exynos Twitter account, Samsung says, “Be ready for the #TheNextExynos.” An accompanying image notes the silicon is “coming soon.” Be ready for #TheNextExynos pic.twitter.com/rpod9jVOd7 — Samsung Exynos (@SamsungExynos) February 17, 2017 Samsung…

South Korean court approves arrest of Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong

A South Korean judge has approved the arrest of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong, according to the Wall Street Journal. South Korean federal prosecutors sought Lee, the heir apparent to the entire Samsung empire, in connection to the country’s ongoing corruption scandal involving disgraced president Park Guen-hye. BREAKING: South Korea court approves arrest of Samsung’s de…

Samsung will reportedly announce Galaxy S8 release date at Mobile World Congress

While Samsung won’t unveil the Galaxy S8 at its upcoming February 26th Mobile World Congress keynote, a new report, stemming from Korean publication Hankyung, says the company will reveal a release date for the new flagship smartphone. Hankyung doesn’t go on to indicate the exact date Samsung will release the device. However, past rumours have suggested…

Apple has reportedly ordered 60 million OLED panels from Samsung

Samsung Display, the Samsung Electronics subsidiary that manufactures the company’s variety of screen technologies, has reportedly inked a new deal with Apple to supply the iPhone maker with 60 million additional OLED panels ahead of the launch of the iPhone 8, according to a report from The Investor. The deal, which Samsung declined to confirm,…

South Korean prosecutors again seek arrest warrant for Samsung’s Lee Jae-yong

Korean prosecutors are once again seeking the arrest of Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong. As before, Lee is sought on bribery and embezzlement charges related to the ongoing political scandal involving South Korea’s disgraced former president, Park Guen-hye. Prosecutors first tried to arrest Lee on January 16th, but their request was denied by a Korean federal judge…

Discarded batteries cause fire at Chinese Samsung SDI plant

Just when you thought you wouldn’t see another Samsung battery combustion story — the company’s affiliate, Samsung SDI suffered a minor fire in a plant in Tianjin, China, caused by discarded batteries. The plant is one of SDI’s five locations in China and a major one for phone battery production. A Samsung spokesperson confirmed that the…

Samsung to reportedly show off foldable smartphone prototype behind closed doors at MWC

Samsung will take another turn in its almost decade-long journey to bring foldable display smartphones to consumers at this year’s Mobile World Congress, according to a new report. ETNews, a South Korean news publication, says Samsung will show a foldable display smartphone prototype behind closed at the annual trade show. The company’s reason for doing…

Samsung expected to screen Galaxy S8 video teaser at MWC

Samsung fans will get their first official glimpse at the Samsung Galaxy S8 about a month prior to its expected March 29th reveal in New York City, according to The Korea Herald. The tech giant will reportedly screen a one-minute teaser video about its upcoming flagship during a presentation on February 26th. The company is…

Samsung announces MWC keynote, likely to reveal Galaxy Tab S3

While Samsung is unlikely to unveil the Galaxy S8 at Mobile World Congress, the company is expected to show off its new flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S3. On Tuesday, Samsung sent out media invites to news publications, asking them to attend a briefing in Barcelona, Spain. The company has scheduled its press conference for…

Leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 rendering confirms rear-mounted fingerprint sensor

Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone has leaked once again, this time courtesy of a rendering by CNET Korea. The publication says it spoke with an unnamed Samsung official to compile the drawing. The rendering shows a smartphone that features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Notably, Samsung has offset the scanner to the right of the Galaxy S8’s camera module. Typically,…

SyrupCast Ep. 105: Will the Samsung Galaxy S8 still sell?

This week on the SyrupCast, Igor Bonifacic, Jessica Vomiero, Zach Gilbert, and Patrick O’Rourke talk about Samsung’s many newsworthy moments from this week, including the South Korean tech giant’s Q4 2016 earnings, as well recent leaks of LG’s upcoming G6 smartphone. The SyrupCast team is a bit surprised by Samsung’s relatively positive earnings following a tumultuous 2016, mainly…

Samsung files ‘Gear Fit Pro’ trademark application

In a trademark application with the EU’s European Agency for Intellectual Property, Samsung has staked claim to “Gear Fit Pro,” suggesting that the company may be working on a new fitness wearable. Based on the filing, it’s unclear what features the device will include. Presumably it will be a more high-end version of the company’s…

Samsung Galaxy S8 revealed in new leak

Eminent mobile tipster Evan Blass has revealed what is likely the first legitimate image of the Samsung Galaxy S8, along with details regarding the specifications and hardware features of the new device. The image shows the front and back of two devices, both of which feature 3.5mm headphone jacks. The leak also confirms that the…