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MobileSyrup Giveaway: Bell Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Winner Announced

Many of members of our community entered to win a Samsung Note 7 from Bell and MobileSyrup. Today, we’re closing the contest and are ready to announce the winner. The winner of the Samsung Note 7 is Chris B. Chris, make sure you email me to claim the phone. You’ve got one week! Email us at…

Samsung announces water resistant Gear S3 smartwatch with GPS and LTE support

Samsung today debuted its newest wearable, the Gear S3 smartwatch, at the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Germany, showing off iterative changes and a bulkier look. There are two versions of the S3 — the rugged, matte-black Gear S3 Frontier and more design-focused, stainless steel Gear S3 Classic. Both appear much larger than the S2…

Samsung’s new Exynos 7570 processor is 30 percent more energy efficient than its predecessor

Samsung’s semiconductor division has started manufacturing its latest system-on-a-chip, the Exynos 7570, the South Korean company announced today. It’s a four core processor destined for entry-level devices. Samsung is fabricating the chip’s silicon using its new 14nm FinFET manufacturing process, the same processes the company uses to make its top-of-the-line Exynos 8890 SoC — that’s…

Win a Samsung Galaxy J3 and six months of service from Wind Mobile

Here we are, part five of the MobileSyrup back to school giveaway extravaganza. Now we’re kicking off our Samsung J3 contest, which includes six months of Winds $40 plan! The Samsung Galaxy J3 features 5-inch display, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7 processor, 8 megapixel rear shooter, and 16GB of internal storage. Starting today and for the next two weeks you, a member of…

Is this Samsung’s Amazon Echo competitor?

It looks like Google isn’t the only company preparing to compete with Amazon on the voice-activated assistant front. Product images and FCC documentation obtained by Ausdroid suggest the world’s largest smartphone maker could be preparing to release its own Echo competitor called Scoop. Besides what can be gleaned from photos of the device, there’s not much…

Samsung says it has processed nearly 100 million mobile payment transactions

While it’s expected mobile payments won’t become mainstream before the end of the decade, Samsung has just announced a major milestone. Samsung Pay, the company’s mobile payments platform, has surpassed “nearly 100 million unique transactions in seven countries” within its first year of availability. The company went on to declare Samsung Pay “the most widely accepted mobile…

Samsung reportedly plans to start reselling its own smartphones

Following in the steps of rival Apple and other major tech firms, Samsung plans to start reselling its own smartphones sometime in 2017, according to a new report from Reuters. It’s unclear how much Samsung will resell its old smartphones for, or whether the company will even bring the program to Canada. The source Reuters interviewed…

Samsung’s Gear 360 can now be purchased from Best Buy Canada

Samsung’s latest tech gadget went on sale in Canada last Friday. While the Galaxy Note 7 and Gear VR headset are an integral part of Samsung’s future, the Gear 360 will play an important role in the evolution of Samsung’s devices. The Gear 360’s design is shaped like a ball and features two fisheye lenses,…

Ask us anything about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

With the new Galaxy Note 7 officially launched, we figured that a number of our readers would have a question or two about the latest phablet flagship from Samsung. If there’s anything you’d like to know about the device, let us know and we’ll do our best to answer your question. Toss a comment below and…

Samsung Gear 360 and new Gear VR are now available in Canada, priced $499 and $139

Alongside one of the most hotly anticipated Samsung Note iterations yet, the Samsung Gear 360 camera and Gear VR refresh are now available in Canada. The Samsung Gear 360, a camera capable of taking video that span a full 360 degrees is priced at $499.99. The device, which was unveiled during Mobile World Congress 2016, is…

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 now available in Canada

The device that many are calling the ‘best big phone’ on the market, the newly-released Samsung Galaxy Note 7, is now available in Canada at a wide range of retailers and carriers. The 5.7-inch, iris-scanner toting handset is being stocked by Bell, Telus, Rogers, Wind, Eastlink, Videotron, Eastlink, SaskTel, and Koodo. The majority of carriers…

Win a Bell Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Chris. To claim your prize make sure you send us an email zach@mobilesyrup.com While the Note 7 doesn’t officially launch until August 19th, we have one to give away today from our friends at Bell. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 features a 1440 x 2560 pixel 5.7-inch AMOLED display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 64GB of internal storage, 4GB…

Samsung to announce Gear S3 on August 31

In true Samsung fashion, the mobile manufacturer has begun teasing the next generation of its circular smartwatch, with the company stating it will be ready to “talk about 3 on 31st August,” hinting that the launch of the Gear S3 is on the horizon. The experience is set to unfold at 6 p.m. CET in…

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 now available in Canada for $399.99

Samsung has announced that its Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab A 10.1 is now available in Canada for $399.99. The device’s large 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200 HD display is accompanied by a non-removable 7,300 mAh Li-ion battery that Samsung promises will provide up to 13 hours of continuous video playback, giving it an edge for media consumption….

Samsung Knox 2.7 update aims to make the Note 7 the secure enterprise device to beat

With the release of the latest version of its mobile security software, Knox 2.7, it’s clear Samsung has its eyes on dominating the enterprise and government handset space, a market BlackBerry still has a hold on, however tenuous. As some features are optimized for the iris-scanner on its recently-released Galaxy Note 7, Samsung highlights the…

Samsung’s unreleased Exynos 8895 chip is reportedly reaching speeds of 4GHz

According to leaked information that recently popped up on Chinese social networking site Weibo, Samsung is seeing impressive results in tests of its Exynos 8895 chipset, expected to launch in March 2017. The SoC will reportedly be one of the first to usher in a new era of 10 nanometer (nm) technology. Its big.LITTLE architecture…

Note 7 pre-orders generate ‘huge response,’ says Samsung Canada

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 7 last week and stated the phone will be available in Canada on August 19th. The 5.7-inch Marshmallow-powered Android will be launch with most Canadians carriers, including Bell, Telus, Rogers, Wind, Eastlink, Videotron, Koodo, for $1049.99 without a term and as low as $0 on contract. Pre-orders are currently live and…