Search Results for: SAMSUNG

Samsung Connect app for Galaxy S8 acts as digital hub for company’s IoT ecosystem

Along with Samsung’s much-anticipated Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices comes the launch of the South Korean giant’s new IoT app, Samsung Connect. With Samsung Connect, users can activate IoT devices through a three-step configuration process. Furthermore, users will be able to measure all IoT connected devices through one app. Samsung has a continually growing smart ecosystem,…

Samsung reveals Bixby and joins the digital assistant race

Along with the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung will launch its new digital assistant Bixby. Up until today’s full reveal, very little was known about the assistant other than Samsung’s intentions to surpass the capabilities of its competitors. MobileSyrup recently learned that Bixby is intended to be a combination of Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon’s…

With the Galaxy S8 launch comes a slew of Samsung Health updates

In addition to its many features and attractions, the Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with enhanced Samsung Health service. Samsung Health currently has over 60 million monthly active users and 11 million daily active users around the world. The upgrades will improve on tele-health features, personal coaching, social capabilities and fitness assistance. However, the tele-health features…

Samsung Canada says there is a ‘larger roll-out strategy’ planned for Samsung Pay

Samsung launched Samsung Pay, its proprietary mobile payments service, in Canada on November 8th, 2016. Samsung Canada partnered with CIBC to give Canadians the company’s mobile payment option through its early access program, but there were and still are some caveats to accomplish this. Interested parties need to sign up for a CIBC Visa credit…

Specs comparison: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ versus Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Now that Samsung’s newest flagship has arrived, aiming to capture the hearts and minds of those burned (perhaps literally) by the Note 7 debacle, one of the main questions on every Samsung fan’s mind is whether its worth upgrading to the Galaxy S8 over the S7. While we’ll have a more in-depth analysis on this…

Samsung reveals new DeX desktop dock for Galaxy S8 and S8+ [Update]

Along with the S8 and S8+, Samsung has revealed a new desktop dock platform for its flagship devices called DeX. Samsung describes the DeX dock as a device that allows S8 and S8+ owners to experience a desktop-like experience powered by only Samsung’s new flagship devices, coupled with a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard. Samsung says…

Samsung announces new Gear 360 camera with 4K video livestream support

Samsung has announced a new Gear 360 camera capable of shooting 4K resolution 360-degree video. The camera is the successor to last year’s Gear 360 and has been completely overhauled. Samsung’s new camera is lightweight and more compact than the first-generation shooter, but also lacks the expandable built-in tripod of the original Gear 360. Specs…

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Canadian pricing and availability

Samsung’s hotly-anticipated Galaxy flagship has arrived, and it comes bearing a wide range of new technology — from facial recognition to a feature that transforms your smartphone into a desktop called Samsung DeX. These new features are running on Qualcomm’s 10nm Snapdragon 835 chipset (in Canada and the U.S.) and 4GB of RAM. It also…

How to watch the Samsung Galaxy S8 keynote presentation

Update: Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S8 and S8+ and we have all the details here. For those who missed the event, Samsung has uploaded the entire unveiling in 360 video. Samsung is on the cusp of officially announcing its first flagship smartphone since the Galaxy Note 7, which was recalled and now going…

Report casts doubt on whether Samsung Galaxy S8’s supply will meet demand

Samsung may not have enough stock of its Galaxy S8 (debuting tomorrow, March 29th) to meet demand, according to industry sources cited by South Korean news site Yonhap News Agency. The sources indicate this is due to the “sluggish production” of both Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 and Samsung’s Exynos 8895 chipsets, which are falling behind market…

Here’s what to expect from Samsung’s Galaxy S8

In a few short days, on March 29th, Samsung will unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8. Even in an era in where electronic consumer devices leak in precise detail well ahead of their official reveal, the lead up to the S8’s unveiling has been unprecedented. With perhaps the recent example of the Phone…

Samsung says it will sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 [Update]

The Galaxy Note 7 lives on. After being recalled due from two separate battery issues, rumours pointed to Samsung possibly selling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 handsets. This is now true. In a press release, Samsung stated the sales of refurbished Note 7 smartphones “is dependent upon consultations with regulatory authorities and carriers as well as…

Complete Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus specs possibly revealed

Leading into the week that will certainly be claimed by Samsung, a new round of details has surfaced regarding its flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. According to German-based site WinFuture, Samsung will be releasing the “best features” of its Galaxy smartphones that will have a “groundbreaking design.” Like so many previously leaked specs,…

Video leak shows touch sensitivity testing on the Samsung Galaxy S8

Less than a week before the Samsung Galaxy S8 officially debuts and anticipation is at an all-time high. The leaks, however, are becoming a bit stale. Take this latest one, a video of the Samsung Galaxy S8 going through standard touch sensitivity testing. — i.e. its keyboard app taking a rapid prodding. The result is…

In pictures: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is coming to Canada today, March 24th. This tablet is a follow-up to the Tab S2 from 2016 and was originally unveiled during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February. The Tab S3 comes with an S Pen and sports a 9.7-inch display and will be available in both the…

Samsung apologizes to shareholders for its many recent scandals

Samsung Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun delivered an apology to Samsung shareholders recently regarding the many scandals the company has been embroiled with as of late.  The company has been involved in a number of high-profile events, including the recall of its Note 7 device due to combustion issues and the ousting of the South Korean president….

The Nougat-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is now available in Canada for $799

Samsung’s Android Nougat-powered Galaxy Tab S3 is now available in Canada, aiming to outperform competitors in entertainment and gaming performance. The $799.99 CAD premium tablet Galaxy Tab S3 features quad speakers using AKG Harman technology and a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED 2048 x 1536p display with 4K video playback and HDR video streaming support. It runs…