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Samsung Galaxy S9 may have a 1,000 fps camera

Samsung is reportedly working on a camera that can take up to 1,000 pictures a second. According to KoreaIT News, the South Korean tech giant is nearing completion of the testing phase, with mass production expected to begin in November. Presumably, this is so Samsung can include the specialized camera into its upcoming Galaxy S9 smartphone,…

Samsung now allows Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners to disable Bixby button

Samsung is finally allowing Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners to disable the Bixby button on their new smartphones. The latest update for Samsung’s AI assistant adds a toggle within the app’s settings menu that allows users to prevent the S8 and S8+’s Bixby button from launching Bixby home. It’s still possible to access Bixby Home…

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is now available in Canada

The Galaxy Note 8, Samsung’s follow-up to the short-lived Galaxy Note 7, is now available in Canada. The 6.3-inch bezel-less smartphone is available at all three national Canadian carriers — Bell, Telus and Rogers — as well as regional carriers like Eastlink, SaskTel and Freedom Mobile. For more details on carrier pricing and availability, visit…

Samsung has plans to launch a foldable phone next year

Hot off the heels of a successful Galaxy Note 8 launch, Samsung’s already preparing for what comes next. According to Samsung’s president of mobile Koh Dong-jin, at a press conference on Tuesday, September 12th, the South Korean tech giant has plans to launch a Galaxy Note device with a foldable display in 2018. “As the…

Samsung on track to start producing advanced 7nm chips in the first half of 2018

Samsung has announced that it’s on track to start manufacturing 7nm chips in the first half of 2017. If all goes according to plan, Samsung’s first 7nm chip will likely make its way into the company’s unannounced Galaxy S8 successor. The move to 7nm is significant because it means Samsung is on track to start producing chips…

Costco is offering the Samsung Gear 360 (2016) for $200 in Canada

Wholesale retail giant Costco is currently offering the 2016 model of the Samsung Gear 360 at a clearance price of $199.97 CAD on its website. The 2016 Gear 360, which is Samsung’s original 360-degree camera model, normally retails for $350. For comparison, the 2017 Gear 360 also regularly costs $350 and adds the ability to record in 4K…

Harman CEO says Samsung’s AI speaker will be smarter than Google and Amazon’s

Dinesh Paliwal, CEO of audio tech manufacturer Harman International, has high hopes for the AI speaker his company is producing with Samsung. The CEO recently told The Korea Herald that the speaker “will have a better AI platform than Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa.” He also noted that “a significant level of joint research and…

Samsung could be working on an edge-to-edge smartphone display

While Samsung’s marketing materials tell consumers the Galaxy S8, S8+ and the Note 8 feature ‘bezel-less’ displays, this isn’t exactly accurate. If a new patent ends up making its way into a future Samsung smartphone though, it looks like this could change. The ‘Infinity Displays’ featured in Samsung’s latest smartphones are beautiful and impressive, but…

Samsung will reportedly unveil the Galaxy S9 in January

Even though the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was only revealed last week, the rumour mill has uncovered more information about the still unannounced Galaxy S9, a phone that’s likely set to be the first of Samsung’s 2018 flagship devices. The most recent of the leaks comes from The Bell, a South Korean publication, which reports that…

Samsung unveils Gear Fit 2 Pro, Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 at IFA

While many of us were holding out for the reveal of the Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro last week at Samsung’s Unpacked event, we had to settle for the South Korean company’s chief DJ Koh revealing that the successor to the next S smartwatch will be unveiled this week at IFA. Now that IFA is…

Win a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 courtesy of Caseology

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 8 last week, bringing back the device many wanted a year ago. The flagship Android is now up for pre-order from several carriers and will officially launch on September 15th in Canada. Are you thinking about buying the 6.3-inch Note 8? Well, we have Good news for you. We’ve teamed…

Poll: Will you be buying the Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 was officially unveiled last week and many, especially loyal Note users and fans of the Note 7, were happy to hear of its September launch date. Packed in with a slim build, dual-cameras, S Pen, and a 6.3-inch ‘Infinity Display,’ we are curious if you have or will be buying the…

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong sentenced to 5 years in jail for corruption

After more than four months of court dates and testimonies from 59 witnesses spanning the entire gamut of South Korean professional society, federal prosecutors in South Korea have successfully convicted Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong. On Friday, a lower court judge sentenced the Samsung Electronics vice chairman to five years in prison for bribing the country’s former…

Samsung Galaxy S9 will reportedly feature a dual camera setup

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was only unveiled yesterday, but leaks about the upcoming Galaxy S9 are already in circulation. Samsung will reportedly include the Note 8’s dual camera setup in the Samsung Galaxy S9, according to Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities. Kuo usually supplies rumours about Apple products, gathering information from his contacts in…