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Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch release date pushed to November 23rd in Canada

Those waiting for Samsung’s new Tizen OS smartwatches to arrive in Canada will have to wait a little longer. The release date for Samsung’s Gear S3 and rugged Gear S3 Frontier has slipped by five days from November 18th to November 23rd, 2016. The two smartwatches are available for pre-order at Best Buy for $469.99 CAD….

Samsung is reportedly doing away with flat screens on its upcoming flagships

Samsung is doubling down on its unique display preference and will ship both of its forthcoming Galaxy S8 handsets with curved edges, according to a report from Korean investment publication The Bell further backed up by notable mobile tipster Evan Blass. Blass states that with both versions featuring an edge display, the key differences between…

Here’s what Samsung’s Android Nougat skin looks like

An Android Nougat beta program for the Samsung Galaxy S7 has kicked off in the U.S., U.K., China and South Korea, and now Samsung users are getting their first glimpse at what the latest version of Android will look like topped with Samsung’s proprietary UI. SamMobile‘s shots of the Android update and its Samsung skin…

Samsung patent reveals possible design for Galaxy X foldable smartphone

New details have surfaced revealing a potential design for Samsung’s upcoming smartphone, which is reportedly internally known as ‘Galaxy X’ or ‘Project Valley.’ According to a new patent application, Samsung could come to market with a bendable smartphone featuring a hinge in the middle that resembles the one present in Microsoft’s Surface Book. If the images…

Samsung reportedly set to ship 6.2-inch bezel-less Galaxy S8 ‘plus’ model in 2017

While we’re still months away from an official announcement of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 lineup, information on the upcoming smartphone has come at a steady clip. For example, in just the past fortnight, new and enhanced AI-related features went from a possibility to a foregone conclusion. The latest rumour, courtesy of Korea and online publication The Investor, suggests Samsung…

Samsung Canada will exchange Note 7s purchased at third-party retailers for an S7

In an interesting move, it’s come to our attention that Samsung will exchange Galaxy Note 7s purchased at unauthorized retailers, whether through Kijiji, flea markets, eBay or any unofficial gray market platform, for either an S7 or S7 Edge. This exchange will take approximately two to four weeks based on the date the agreement is…

Samsung Pay now available to Canadians via early access program

Don’t call it an official launch just yet, but Samsung has opened up Samsung Pay, its mobile payments platform, to Canadian users — though you’ll need a CIBC Visa credit card and one of the company’s recent smartphones to check out the app. CIBC customers can register to use Samsung Pay “early” by visiting this…

Samsung says its reviewing ways to limit the Note 7 recall’s environmental impact

Ever since Samsung’s Note 7 was recalled and officially discontinued due to battery combustion issues, many have questioned how the company plans to limit the impact of the recall on the environment. Sadly, the company didn’t provide much in the way of a satisfactory answer, prompting environmental group Greenpeace to publish a statement demanding that…

Samsung takes new measures to ensure remaining Note 7 smartphones are returned

Samsung New Zealand is preparing to take a drastic measure to ensure any remaining Note 7 units out in the wild are returned to its possession. Starting today, the company will contact in-country Note 7 owners to inform them that their smartphones will no longer be able to connect to any network in New Zealand…

Samsung debuts its new 14nm and 10nm chip technology

After announcing an approximately $25 billion investment into semiconductors and display technology in 2016, Samsung is showing off some of the results of that cash injection. The company has announced its fourth-generation 14-nanometer (nm) process and third-generation 10nm process to be implemented in next-generation products across both their mobile and consumer electronics product lines, as…

Samsung says the Blue Coral Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is coming to Canada

For all those seeking a mermaid aesthetic (or just a unique-looking phone) Samsung Canada told MobileSyrup its special edition Blue Coral Samsung Galaxy S7 edge will be making its way to Canada, though the company offered no further details at this time. “I am told that it will be coming to the Canadian market but…

Samsung claims it will seek a ‘new start’ after Note 7 fiasco

When Samsung’s Note 7 went up in flames, no one knew what would become of the the Note line, the company, or the brand. Samsung claims, however, that it will attempt to walk away from this crisis with something positive. Reports from Bloomberg indicate that Samsung’s leadership believes the company has become complacent. Samsung’s co-CEO Kwon Oh-hyun…

Samsung Galaxy S8 could feature 90 percent screen-to-body ratio

It’s obvious Samsung needs to do something mind blowing with the S8 in order to win back those scorned by the disaster its overheating Note 7 flagship became, and it looks like that’s exactly what the beleaguered South Korean tech giant has in the works for the S8. New rumours sourced by Sammobile, which have…

Samsung Galaxy S7 updated with security enhancements, Android Pay button

Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners in Canada have received a system update that brings improvements to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The total size is approximately 41MB and reportedly removes Shomi from the device — which will officially shutter November 30th — and also adds various Google security enhancements to the phone. In addition and most…

Samsung confirms plans to bring Samsung Pay to Canada this year

Following rumours that Samsung will roll out its mobile payments platform in Canada beginning early November 2016, the company has issued a statement to MobileSyrup that suggests the service is at the very least on track to launch before the end of the year. “Earlier this year, Samsung Canada confirmed Samsung Pay will be available…

Galaxy S8 could incorporate Samsung’s own take on Siri and Google Assistant

With the Note 7’s untimely demise still fresh in most people’s minds, Samsung has understandably been trying to get the smartphone buying public and shareholders to focus on the positives. For the South Korean company, that’s meant building up its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone. On Thursday, the company’s board of directors answered questions from investors,…