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Whoops! Amazon just showed off an unannounced Samsung device
Whoops! Amazon just showed off an unannounced Samsung device By Maggie Tillman

Amazon recently held a press event, where it seems to have accidentally shown off a Samsung device that hasn't been announced.Samsung is holding its own event next week to announce the Galaxy Note 9 and accessories that go with it. But, ahead of that... Read more

This is the Samsung DeX Pad that’ll turn your Galaxy S9 into a desktop PC
This is the Samsung DeX Pad that’ll turn your Galaxy S9 into a desktop PC By Rik Henderson

Along with the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ handsets, we fully expect a line of accessories to be unveiled at the Samsung Unpacked press event on Sunday 25 February.We've already seen an image of several official cases for the phones and a wireless... Read more

Samsung CES 2018 press conference: How to watch it live now
Samsung CES 2018 press conference: How to watch it live now By Elyse Betters

In today's CES 2018 press conference Samsung will "share its vision for an intelligent and seamless Internet of Things (IoT) experience for all". It will help kick off the world's-largest consumer electronics trade show with a 45-minute keynote address,... Read more

Samsung launches Connect Tag for indoor and outdoor location tracking
Samsung launches Connect Tag for indoor and outdoor location tracking By Max Langridge

Samsung has announced a new location-tracking accessory called the Connect Tag. Samsung claims it's the world's first consumer mobile product to use narrow band network technology.This technology connects to the Internet of Things via mobile data and... Read more

Samsung CCP means you don't need a bank account to make contactless payments
Samsung CCP means you don't need a bank account to make contactless payments By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced a technology and platform that is designed to make contactless payments accessible to all. That includes people who don't or can't have a bank account or credit card.The Samsung Contactless Companion Platform (CCP) comes from the... Read more

Touch your ear to take calls, track fitness with a belt and more from Samsung C-Lab at CES 2016
Touch your ear to take calls, track fitness with a belt and more from Samsung C-Lab at CES 2016 By Luke Edwards

Samsung is set to begin showing off the latest batch of employee creative projects that are part of its Creative Lab, or C-Lab.C-Lab, formed in 2012, is part of Samsung's push to allow its employees to "nurture their own creative business ideas", according... Read more

Solid-state batteries: Last longer, don’t break and increase power density
Solid-state batteries: Last longer, don’t break and increase power density By Luke Edwards

Scientists are all working hard to find the Holy Grail of batteries and it looks like solid state could be a contender.A recent paper from researchers at MIT, working with Samsung, details a new type of battery. This solid-state powerhouse will last longer... Read more

This monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone, say goodbye to wire clutter
This monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone, say goodbye to wire clutter By Luke Edwards

Samsung has unveiled what it says is the world's first monitor that can wirelessly charge a smartphone.The SE370 looks like a normal, but very futuristic, monitor and comes in 23.6-inch or 27-inch variants. But what makes this special is the stand which... Read more

Samsung has the cutest battery packs you'll ever see
Samsung has the cutest battery packs you'll ever see By Chris Hall

When you think about cute and cuddly, there are probably two places your imagination doesn't go: external battery packs and Samsung.Well it seems that Samsung has indeed made the impossible possible, with its new Animal Edition batteries.External battery... Read more

Sent to the doghouse? Not so bad if it’s Samsung’s £20,000 pooch pad with hot tub
Sent to the doghouse? Not so bad if it’s Samsung’s £20,000 pooch pad with hot tub By Luke Edwards

Samsung has unveiled a £20,000 doghouse at Crufts this week which is probably more kitted out than a lot of humans' homes.The Samsung Dream Doghouse comes with all the tech a dog could hope for including an entertainment wall that uses a Galaxy Tab S,... Read more

Samsung plans to launch an Innovator Edition of Gear VR ahead of Christmas
Samsung plans to launch an Innovator Edition of Gear VR ahead of Christmas By Elyse Betters

Samsung has announced a special edition of the Gear VR will launch next month. But only in the US.While at its developer conference in San Francisco, Samsung said an Oculus-powered Gear VR Innovator Edition, which works with the Samsung Galaxy Note's... Read more

Samsung open platform tackles digital health with Simband wearable and Sami software
Samsung open platform tackles digital health with Simband wearable and Sami software By Elyse Betters

It's the age of open platforms. From Google's Project Tango to Autodesk's 3D printer, technology companies want developers to take their ideas and build upon them to improve the industry as a whole. And now Samsung is on-board with its new digital health... Read more

Samsung health event to take place on 28 May, ahead of Apple's expected Healthbook WWDC announcement
Samsung health event to take place on 28 May, ahead of Apple's expected Healthbook WWDC announcement By Luke Edwards

Samsung has sent out invites for a health event on 28 May in San Francisco.The event invite simple says: "A new conversation about health is about to begin". While it's not giving much away it does lend weight to the rumour that Apple will unveil its... Read more

Samsung to unveil revamped S Health app with new version of TouchWiz on Galaxy S5
Samsung to unveil revamped S Health app with new version of TouchWiz on Galaxy S5 By Jake Smith

Samsung has plans to update its S Health app in the new version of TouchWiz that will ship with the Galaxy S5, according to screenshots leaked by SamMobile.The new S Health app carries similar functionality to the version released in 2012, but features... Read more

Watch the Samsung CES 2014 press conference right here (update - now with added Michael Bay gaffe)
Watch the Samsung CES 2014 press conference right here (update - now with added Michael Bay gaffe) By Jake Smith

UPDATE: The show might be over, but the entire stream (bar one specific event) is now available to watch in catch-up below. We've also got the clip (via CNET) of Michael Bay's now infamous meltdown. We haven't seen anything quite as funny for some time.... Read more

Samsung envisions a 'display centric world' - where even your cutting board is a display
Samsung envisions a 'display centric world' - where even your cutting board is a display By Jake Smith

The display group at Samsung has envisioned a world in which everyone is connected through displays, from coffee mugs to car windows. How Samsung wants to achieve this has been highlighted in a video shown at a recent investors' meeting. Samsung takes... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8: Small tablet or giant MP3 player?
Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8: Small tablet or giant MP3 player? By Stuart Miles

Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8, an MP3 player with - you guessed it - a 5.8-inch 960 x 540 LCD AMOLED display.Packing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with TouchWiz rather than Jelly Bean, you'll get 16GB or 32GB of in-built storage,... Read more

Has Samsung used iPhone screenshot in Galaxy Player 50 promo?
Has Samsung used iPhone screenshot in Galaxy Player 50 promo? By Rik Henderson

At a time when Samsung and Apple are engaging in multiple court-based fisticuffs around the globe, it seems that the South Korean manufacturer may have shot itself in the foot. The company is accused of using an iPhone screengrab to promote its Galaxy... Read more

Samsung GALAXY WiFi 3.6: The Android iPod Touch
Samsung GALAXY WiFi 3.6: The Android iPod Touch By Stuart Miles

Samsung already has a 4-inch and 5-inch version of the Samsung Galaxy Wi-Fi, but when you make the screen technology yourself what’s the harm in offering yet another screen size to please those who, well, perhaps thought 4-inches was too big.In steps... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 5.0 iPod rival detailed
Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 5.0 iPod rival detailed By Ben Crompton

We've already had a good poke around with the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and 5 Wi-Fi models when they were first announced at CES and Mobile World Congress and now you can too.Yep, on schedule as promised, Samsung has announced two Wi-Fi enabled mini tablets... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Player: Pre-order now for £150
Samsung Galaxy Player: Pre-order now for £150 By Paul Lamkin

Amazon has opened its pre-order doors for the Samsung Galaxy Player 50, the Android 2.1 device that we first laid eyes on at IFA last year.And with Sammy hoping that the Player will take on Apple's touch screen PMP king, the iPod touch, the price point... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Player 50 hands-on
Samsung Galaxy Player 50 hands-on By Rik Henderson

Perhaps overshadowed at IFA, by its 7-inch stablemate, the Samsung Galaxy Player 50 (or YP-G50, to give it its serial designation) is no less important. It is, for the Korean giant, geared up to go toe-to-toe with the new iPod touch. And there's plenty... Read more

Samsung E60 to take on Kindle with WHSmith partnership
Samsung E60 to take on Kindle with WHSmith partnership By Paul Lamkin

Samsung has announced that it will be launching its ebook reader, the S60, in cahoots with WHSmith.The S60 has a 6-inch screen (600 x 800 resolution) and has 2GB of internal memory, but that can be expanded using the SD memory card functionality.It's... Read more

3D-on-the-go with Samsung BD-C8000 portable Blu-ray player
3D-on-the-go with Samsung BD-C8000 portable Blu-ray player By Courtney Boyd Myers

Samsung US has announced its sleek, black BD-C8000, the world's first portable Blu-Ray player that can handle new 3D discs.While the new player's screen is 2D only, it enables 3D playback when connected to a 3D-capable TV (and, obviously, used with 3D... Read more

Samsung sPad gets a date as first shot in the wild turns up
Samsung sPad gets a date as first shot in the wild turns up By Stuart Miles

We already know that Samsung has plans for a 7-inch tablet called the sPad, thanks to a first sighting of Samsung sPad in June, but now we are getting word of a few more details, officially and unofficially.On the official side of things, Reuters is... Read more

Gun-toting Samsung robots patrol Korean DMZ
Gun-toting Samsung robots patrol Korean DMZ By Courtney Boyd Myers

South Korea has strengthened its military with a team of robots, who will work side-by-side with soldiers in the Demilitarised Zone (referred to as the "DMZ"), the 160 mile long, 2.5-mile wide strip of land separating South Korea from North Korea. The... Read more

Samsung Tic Toc: The girly MP3 player
Samsung Tic Toc: The girly MP3 player By Paul Lamkin

Samsung has announced its Tic Toc series of MP3 players designed for young girls.If you hadn't already realised that Tic Toc was a girl-friendly MP3 player from the picture, then you might decipher the fact from the choice of design versions available... Read more

Samsung SP-H03 company's first ever pico projector
Samsung SP-H03 company's first ever pico projector By Ben Crompton

There are plenty of pico projectors on the market, some examples of which you can find reviewed here and here, and now Samsung join the fray with the SP-H03. Weighing in at 210g, the device aims at super portability and hopes to appeal to those of you... Read more

Samsung SNE-60 ebook reader on its way
Samsung SNE-60 ebook reader on its way By Paul Lamkin

If you're not quite ready for the full tablet revolution, iPad (or Google/Verizon) stylee, then you may want to ease yourself in gently by using an ebook reader first. Or you might even think that there's room for both tablets and ebook readers in the... Read more

Samsung S-Pad to enter tablet market
Samsung S-Pad to enter tablet market By Paul Lamkin

Another day and another rumoured tablet launch - this time from Korean giants Samsung, who will be hoping for better success with its tablet than it got with its previous hand-held computer - the much derided Q1 UMPC (pictured above).The Samsung tablet,... Read more

Transparent Samsung IceTouch MP3 player eyes-on
Transparent Samsung IceTouch MP3 player eyes-on By Amy-Mae Elliott

Samsung is offering an unusual MP3 player at this year's CES with the launch of the IceTouch which offers a transparent 2-inch AMOLED touchscreen made of tempered glass.Boasting 16GB internal memory, the device also offers Samsung's original TouchWiz... Read more

Samsung MyFit MP3 player hands-on
Samsung MyFit MP3 player hands-on By Stuart Miles

Samsung has joined Adidas and Philips in offering a fitness-themed MP3 player with the CES debut of the MyFit.The Samsung MiCoach was a great idea, the trouble was when it launched it came with a phone built-in, not great if you've already got a phone. Now,... Read more

Samsung launches 700Z OLED picture frame
Samsung launches 700Z OLED picture frame By Duncan Geere

Among Samsung's other major announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Korean tech giant also found time to put word out of an OLED digital photo frame that's arriving soon.The 7-inch 700Z has been rather over-engineered for its... Read more

Samsung unveils E6 and E101 eBook readers
Samsung unveils E6 and E101 eBook readers By Duncan Geere

Samsung, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, has announced its first entries into the increasingly crowded eBook reader market - the E6 and E101.The E6 measures 6 inches across, whereas the E101 has a 10-inch display. Both have e-paper for... Read more

Samsung launches IceTouch and MyFit media players
Samsung launches IceTouch and MyFit media players By Dan Sung

With the gears of CES 2010 beginning to grind into action, Samsung has announced two media players for the world to enjoy. The more straight forward is the 16GB Samsung IceTouch (YP-H1) with its transparent 2-inch AMOLED touchscreen of tempered glass... Read more

Samsung R0 Beat media player
Samsung R0 Beat media player By Stuart Miles

Samsung has announced the launch of new players into its "Beat" range and here's some hands-on pics of the R0 that is said to be "a study in practicality with tactile keys for easy operation in the dark".DivX-compatible, Samsung claims easy "drag and... Read more

Samsung M1 Beat media player
Samsung M1 Beat media player By Stuart Miles

Samsung's AMOLED-equipped M1 MP3 player has been unveiled at IFA, as Pocket-lint reported it would be.Going up against the iPod touch and the Zune HD, the new PMP offers the Nvidia Tegra chipset, Samsung's TouchWiz interface and 720p quality playback.DivX-compatible,... Read more

Samsung launches BEAT range of portable players
Samsung launches BEAT range of portable players By Dan Sung

It wouldn't be a tech show if Samsung wasn't launching PMPs and IFA 2009 sees the arrival of the BEAT range of DivX certified devices with ease of use at their heart.The added support is designed to cut down on the hassle of file conversion, with many... Read more

Samsung YP-R1 PMP gets official
Samsung YP-R1 PMP gets official By Duncan Geere

Samsung has officially acknowledged the existence of its much-leaked YP-R1 touchscreen portable media player. It lots of the same features as the company's mobile phones, including the TouchWiz interface and Beat DJ software.There's also a 2.6-inch touchscreen... Read more

Samsung YP-M1 MP3 player to get IFA unveiling
Samsung YP-M1 MP3 player to get IFA unveiling By Stuart Miles

Samsung's AMOLED YP-M1 MP3 player currently available in South Korea will be announced at IFA in Germany at the beginning of September Pocket-lint has learnt.The new MP3 player that will go up against the iPod touch and Zune HD, will sport the Nvidia... Read more

Samsung SNE-50K ebook launches
Samsung SNE-50K ebook launches By Stuart Miles

Samsung has released its Papyrus ebook reader, now called the SNE-50K, in Korea 4 months after first showing off the device. The device, which Pocket-lint first reported on in March, will offer a 5-inch touchscreen display and the ability to jot down... Read more

Samsung Papyrus: touchscreen ebook debuts
Samsung Papyrus: touchscreen ebook debuts By Stuart Miles

Samsung is to launch a touchscreen ebook reader to take on the Amazon Kindle Pocket-lint has learnt. The new model called Papyrus will launch in Korea in June with the aim to eventually launch in the UK and US, a spokesperson for Samsung told Pocket-lint.... Read more

Samsung launches VP-1 voice recorder with camera
Samsung launches VP-1 voice recorder with camera By Verity Burns

Samsung has launched the VP-1 in Korea, a combination camera and voice recorder that features VoicePix photo tagging. This means that you can "tag" each recording you make with a photo taken with the integrated camera, with the aim of helping you to find... Read more

Samsung reveals touchscreen P3 multimedia player
Samsung reveals touchscreen P3 multimedia player By Chris Hall

Samsung today announced the launch of the P3 at CES in Las Vegas, confirming rumours circulating the web back in November.Featuring a 3-inch WQVGA screen, Samsung boast that you’ll get a true 16:9 aspect ratio with no need for letterboxing to enjoy... Read more

Samsung developing new MP3 player
Samsung developing new MP3 player By Katie Scott

OK so it's just from the realm of rumour and fuzzy photos at the moment, but it seems that we might get a new MP3 player from Samsung by early next year.The P3 is mooted to be the sequel to the YP-P2 and will allegedly add haptic (vibration) feedback... Read more

Samsung Q1 Diamond gets iPlayer support
Samsung Q1 Diamond gets iPlayer support By Chris Hall

The Samsung Q1 Diamond personal media player, not to be confused with the UMPC of similar designation, has launched in the UK with a little surprise bonus: iPlayer support.Those able to access the BBC's services will be able to download content to their... Read more

Samsung Q1 and U4 MP3 players launch
Samsung Q1 and U4 MP3 players launch By Amy-Mae Elliott

Samsung has launched two new MP3 players at IFA with the introduction of the U4 and the Q1 due to be available in August and October respectively.The YP-U4 "Litmus" is apparently inspired by the colour gradation on litmus paper. Dodgy science design concepts... Read more

Samsung launches S2 "Pebble" and S3 "Slim" media players
Samsung launches S2 "Pebble" and S3 "Slim" media players By Amy-Mae Elliott

Samsung has announced the launch of the S2 "Pebble" MP3 Player and S3 Slim Portable Media Player in the States.The company says these newest additions "weave together elements from the latest trends in modern fashion design, while upholding Samsung's... Read more

Samsung YP-S5 and YP-T10 announced
Samsung YP-S5 and YP-T10 announced By Stuart Miles

Samsung has announced three new MP3 players in the UK; the Samsung P2, the Samsung VP-S5 and the Samsung YP-T10.Two of the new models built on previous outings from the electronics giant as it continues to offer an alternative to Apple's iPod and Creative's... Read more

Samsung P2 touchscreen MP3 player launched
Samsung P2 touchscreen MP3 player launched By Stuart Miles

Samsung has announced three new MP3 players; the Samsung P2, the Samsung VP-S5 and the Samsung YP-T10. Two of the new models built on previous outings from the electronics giant as it continues to offer an alternative to Apple's iPod and Creative's Zen... Read more