How Android phone makers are trying to stand out

2016-08-17 13:56

It's difficult for Android phones to stand out these days, yet Samsung is trying with an iris scanner and related security features in its new Galaxy Note 7

Samsung scores lead over Apple in smartphone wars

2016-07-29 07:48

Samsung extended its lead in the global smartphone market over Apple in the second quarter, gaining from the launch of its updated flagship handsets, surveys showed.

Samsung profit jumps 17% on Galaxy phones growth

2016-07-07 08:01

Samsung Electronics said that its second-quarter operating income jumped 17% over a year earlier to the highest quarterly profit in more than two years.

Here come the virtual reality Olympics...

2016-07-01 16:51

NBC will produce 85 hours of virtual reality programming for the upcoming Rio Olympics - but only for users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Samsung Gear VR headset.

Samsung eyes bendable-screen phones for 2017

2016-06-07 15:14

Samsung Electronics is considering introducing two new smartphone models that will feature bendable screens, including a version that folds in half like a cosmetic compact.

Huawei sues Samsung over wireless patents

2016-05-25 09:31

Huawei says it has filed suit in the US against Samsung, claiming its rival has infringed on patents on wireless connectivity for mobile devices.

Samsung Gear expands virtual-reality arsenal

2016-05-12 09:29

Samsung Gear adding more entertainment, educational options as its virtual-reality audience surpasses one million people.

Samsung angles for spot at heart of connected life

2016-04-29 15:40

South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung has wooed app makers as it pursues a vision of being at the heart of life in a hyper-connected world.

Here are South Africa's favourite smartphones

2016-04-18 10:00

Samsung rules the South African smartphone market but Apple and Huawei are vying for second place, data from a cellphone comparison site reveals.

Samsung profit boosted by early debut of S7

2016-04-07 09:09

Samsung Electronics posted a better-than expected first-quarter profit after the early release of Galaxy S7 smartphones gave it a head-start on Apple and Chinese rivals and helped counter an industry downturn.


Samsung workers sickened by chemicals in factories speak up

2016-08-10 12:10

Samsung have withheld crucial information about the chemicals employees are exposed to at its factories from sick workers and their families .

Samsung phone 'not actually water resistant' - report

2016-07-10 08:45

Consumer Reports isn't recommending Samsung's Galaxy S7 Active phone because it says it malfunctions in water despite being marketed as water resistant

Samsung to sell unlocked Galaxy S7 phones in the US

2016-07-04 07:35

Samsung will sell unlocked versions of its flagship Galaxy S7 phones in the US so consumers can switch carriers more easily

7 ways to identify fake Samsung smartphones

2016-06-14 13:06

Mobile phone manufacturer Samsung has warned South Africans to be aware of fake smartphones being sold locally.

Fitbit faces fresh challenge from Samsung

2016-06-03 09:12

South Korean electronics giant Samsung is unveiling a new fitness tracker that aims to undercut gadgets from market leader Fitbit.

Why Samsung is no longer Cinderella at the iPhone ball

2016-05-13 11:24

Apple has reported a record sales slump, while Samsung’s latest phones win market approval. How did it come to this, asks Arthur Goldstuck.

Three more signs of the smartphone market downturn

2016-05-11 12:01

For investors contemplating prospects for the smartphone market after a shaky earnings report from Apple, Asian suppliers prove it's going to get worse before it gets better.

Samsung holds lead in flat global smartphone market

2016-04-28 08:17

Samsung has kept the top spot in a global smartphone market which showed signs of flattening in the first quarter of 2016, a survey shows.

iStore launches iPhone SE trade-in deal

2016-04-13 17:47

Apple fans who upgrade to the latest iPhone stand to get up to R8 000 cash back on their old devices, the iStore has announced.

Samsung Galaxy S7 strategy a 'hit'

2016-04-06 09:31

Samsung Electronics is deploying a new strategy that’s being credited for making the Galaxy S7 smartphone a surprise hit.

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