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Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs ASUS ZenFone AR - Android Headlines;

Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs ASUS ZenFone AR - Android Headlines

Android HeadlinesPhone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs ASUS ZenFone ARAndroid HeadlinesDo we have a good one for you today – The venerable Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge takes on the new ASUS ZenFone AR. The Galaxy S7 Edge became Samsung's flagship device in 2016 by default when Samsung removed the Galaxy Note 7 from the ...and more »

CPSC: Risk of Fire Is Real, And We Really Need To Modernize The Standards For Lithium-Ion Batteries - Consumerist;

CPSC: Risk of Fire Is Real, And We Really Need To Modernize The Standards For Lithium-Ion Batteries - Consumerist

ConsumeristCPSC: Risk of Fire Is Real, And We Really Need To Modernize The Standards For Lithium-Ion BatteriesConsumeristYou're probably within the explosion radius of at least once device containing a rechargeable lithium-ion battery right now, maybe even holding it on your lap or close to your face. Elliot Kaye, chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ...and more »

Samsung could have handled the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco better, crisis managers say - Salon;

Samsung could have handled the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco better, crisis managers say - Salon

SalonSamsung could have handled the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco better, crisis managers saySalonFive months after reports emerged about spontaneously combusting Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, Samsung finally claimed full responsibility for its massive product-safety boondoggle that killed the company's latest premium handset just weeks after it was ...and more »

The most stunning Galaxy S8 renders we've seen so far - BGR;

The most stunning Galaxy S8 renders we've seen so far - BGR

BGRThe most stunning Galaxy S8 renders we've seen so farBGRSamsung and Apple are both expected to come out with brand new phone designs this year, and in both cases the screen will be one of the signature features. But the Galaxy S8 and its massive display will beat the iPhone 8 to market by almost six months ...and more »

A new leak just revealed pretty much everything about Samsung's next big smartphone, the Galaxy S8 - Business Insider;

A new leak just revealed pretty much everything about Samsung's next big smartphone, the Galaxy S8 - Business Insider

Business InsiderA new leak just revealed pretty much everything about Samsung's next big smartphone, the Galaxy S8Business InsiderCiting "well-placed" sources, The Guardian just unleashed several details about Samsung's next big smartphone, the Galaxy S8, that reinforce the majority of rumors surrounding Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone. Check out the latest report on what ...and more »

Samsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders say - The Guardian;

Samsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders say - The Guardian

The GuardianSamsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders sayThe GuardianThe Galaxy S8 will be announced in late March and go on sale around 21 April. Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images. Samsung. Samsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders say. Sources speaking exclusively to the Guardian reveal ...and more »

Samsung Looks to Repair Consumer Trust - Wall Street Journal;

Samsung Looks to Repair Consumer Trust - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSamsung Looks to Repair Consumer TrustWall Street JournalSEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co.'s apology and diagnosis of the Galaxy Note 7's battery problems marked the company's most concerted attempt to move past its biggest recent crisis, but concerns over product safety could continue to weigh on its brand.and more »

Samsung Blames Galaxy Note 7 Overheating on Problems at Suppliers - Wall Street Journal;

Samsung Blames Galaxy Note 7 Overheating on Problems at Suppliers - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSamsung Blames Galaxy Note 7 Overheating on Problems at SuppliersWall Street JournalSEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co. blamed the overheating of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on manufacturing and design problems but acknowledged that it hadn't determined the “root cause” of the failure, in the company's most comprehensive attempt to ...and more »

Damning Samsung findings into why Note7 batteries exploded - The Australian;

Damning Samsung findings into why Note7 batteries exploded - The Australian

The AustralianDamning Samsung findings into why Note7 batteries explodedThe AustralianSamsung will conduct random X-rays and charging tests following damning findings released yesterday into why its Galaxy Note7 phone batteries exploded and caught fire last year. The South Korean manufacturer yesterday released the results of its ...and more »

Samsung earnings soar in Q4 despite unprecedented Note 7 recall - BGR;

Samsung earnings soar in Q4 despite unprecedented Note 7 recall - BGR

BGRSamsung earnings soar in Q4 despite unprecedented Note 7 recallBGRIf one year for humans is the equivalent of roughly seven years for a dog, how quickly does a smartphone age in a year? Power users and tech enthusiasts often keep a smartphone for only one year before upgrading to a new device, so their phones age ...and more »

Samsung's profits soared in 2016 but its exploding Note 7s hit mobile sales hard - Wired.co.uk;

Samsung's profits soared in 2016 but its exploding Note 7s hit mobile sales hard - Wired.co.uk

Wired.co.ukSamsung's profits soared in 2016 but its exploding Note 7s hit mobile sales hardWired.co.ukDespite exploding phones and corruption scandals, Samsung has reported its highest profit jump for three years. ADVERTISEMENT. The tech giant made an operating profit of 9.22 trillion won (£6.32 billion) on total revenue of 53.3 trillion won (£3.56 bn ...and more »

Galaxy Note7's battery fiasco won't soon be forgotten - Computerworld;

Galaxy Note7's battery fiasco won't soon be forgotten - Computerworld

ComputerworldGalaxy Note7's battery fiasco won't soon be forgottenComputerworldVictims who were burned by Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices that overheated or exploded won't soon forget, but Samsung clearly wants to move beyond the disaster and the recall of all 3 million of its Note7 smartphones. After months of investigations, the ...and more »

Samsung is making huge profits as Note 7 crisis fades - CNNMoney;

Samsung is making huge profits as Note 7 crisis fades - CNNMoney

CNNMoneySamsung is making huge profits as Note 7 crisis fadesCNNMoneySamsung has emerged from the ashes of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle in pretty good shape. The South Korean tech giant reported quarterly profit of 9.2 trillion won ($7.9 billion) on Tuesday, up 50% from a year earlier to its highest level in three years.and more »

Samsung has 'first dibs' on Snapdragon 835 chips for the Galaxy S8 - www.theinquirer.net;

Samsung has 'first dibs' on Snapdragon 835 chips for the Galaxy S8 - www.theinquirer.net

www.theinquirer.netSamsung has 'first dibs' on Snapdragon 835 chips for the Galaxy S8www.theinquirer.netSAMSUNG IS REPORTEDLY HOARDING the first batch of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips, leaving rivals with last year's Snapdragon 821. So says a report at Forbes, which has heard from "industry insiders in Asia" that the Snapdragon 835 won't be ...and more »

Samsung says Q4 profits up 50% despite Note7 recall - Phys.Org

Samsung says Q4 profits up 50% despite Note7 recallPhys.OrgSamsung Electronics' profits leaped in the fourth quarter, it said Tuesday, despite the humiliating Galaxy Note 7 recall that hammered the reputation of the world's largest smartphone maker. The South Korean tech giant took another blow when ...and more »

Samsung is getting the first dibs on Snapdragon 835 chips until Galaxy S8's release: Report - The Tech Portal;

Samsung is getting the first dibs on Snapdragon 835 chips until Galaxy S8's release: Report - The Tech Portal

The Tech PortalSamsung is getting the first dibs on Snapdragon 835 chips until Galaxy S8's release: ReportThe Tech PortalThe relationship between Samsung and chipmaker Qualcomm has only strengthened over the years. Their decade-long strategic foundry collaboration extended further when Samsung granted the use of its 10-nanometer FinFET process technology to ...and more »

Samsung Finally Unveils Results Of Its Galaxy Note 7 Investigation, Offers Sincere Apology - iTech Post;

Samsung Finally Unveils Results Of Its Galaxy Note 7 Investigation, Offers Sincere Apology - iTech Post

iTech PostSamsung Finally Unveils Results Of Its Galaxy Note 7 Investigation, Offers Sincere ApologyiTech PostSamsung has finally revealed the results of the investigations on the exploding Galaxy Note 7. (Photo : Samsung Mobile/YouTube Screenshot). A few months after Samsung was forced to recall and later cease production of the Galaxy Note 7, the Korean ...and more »

Samsung records highest profit jump in 3 years - TechCrunch;

Samsung records highest profit jump in 3 years - TechCrunch

TechCrunchSamsung records highest profit jump in 3 yearsTechCrunchSamsung today recorded its biggest leap in profits for three years, up 50 percent year-on-year, showing that there is far more to the company than the Galaxy Note 7 saga. The Korean giant reported an operating profit of KRW 9.22 trillion ($7.92 billion ...and more »

Samsung is hoarding Qualcomm's supply of Snapdragon 835 chips until Galaxy S8 release - The Verge;

Samsung is hoarding Qualcomm's supply of Snapdragon 835 chips until Galaxy S8 release - The Verge

The VergeSamsung is hoarding Qualcomm's supply of Snapdragon 835 chips until Galaxy S8 releaseThe VergeA report from Forbes, corroborated by The Verge today, has revealed that Samsung is grabbing the lion's share of the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors, and in the process forcing its competitors to use the older Snapdragon 821 chipset. Forbes ...and more »

Samsung's chip business posted record earnings in Q4 2016 - Engadget;

Samsung's chip business posted record earnings in Q4 2016 - Engadget

EngadgetSamsung's chip business posted record earnings in Q4 2016EngadgetSamsung expected a 9.2 trillion won ($7.8 billion) operating profit for Q4 2016, but the final figure is slightly larger despite the Note 7 scandal rocking its world last year. According to the Korean conglomerate's full earnings report, it posted a 9 ...and more »