Smartphone sales to rebound on AI gains, Morgan Stanley says

Smartphone sales will mount a comeback starting in 2024, defying growing warnings of a prolonged slump across the mobile sector, according to separate projections by Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley r

Samsung says hackers accessed customer data during year-long breach

Samsung has admitted that hackers accessed the personal data of U.K.-based customers during a year-long breach of its systems. In a statement to TechCrunch, Samsung spokesperson Chelsea Simpson, repre

Samsung unveils ChatGPT alternative Samsung Gauss that can generate text, code and images

Just a few days after OpenAI’s developer event, Samsung unveiled its own generative AI model, Samsung Gauss, at the Samsung AI Forum 2023. Samsung Gauss, developed by the tech giant’s research

Apple iPhone shipments just had their best quarter in India

Apple just saw its highest-ever quarterly shipments in India in Q3. The numbers come as the country’s overall numbers remain flat. Between July and September, the Cupertino firm shipped more tha

California’s right to repair bill heads to governor’s desk

The California state Assembly has voted in favor of right to repair legislation that increases consumers’ ability to fix devices at home. After winding its way through the state legislature, the

Samsung launches a meal planning and recipe discovery platform called Samsung Food

Samsung has launched a meal planning and suggestion platform called Samsung Food in over 104 countries. The platform is based on Whisk, which the Samsung Next division acquired in 2019. The company sa

India delays laptop import restrictions order by three months after uproar

India is delaying the implementation of its import limitations on laptops, tablets and servers by three months, a day after the unexpected regulation left electronic industry giants in a state of disr

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 review

In February 2020, Samsung planted its flag in the sand. Screen issues aside, the original Galaxy Fold was met with a mixed response. “Innovation for innovation’s sake” was a common refrain. The

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 review

I will forever have a soft spot for the Galaxy Flip. It’s the device that made me believe that foldables could, indeed, be a viable path forward for the smartphone industry. Respect to the Fold for

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S9 arrives with new chip and water resistance

Samsung’s Unpacked hardware parade continues with the Galaxy Tab S9. The tablet was destined to be something of an also-ran during an event that features a pair of new foldables and smartwatches. Mu

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5 finally fixes the foldable’s biggest problem

The Pixel Fold may be my personal favorite foldable of the moment, but the Galaxy Z Flip is the device that made me believe — and you can never take that away from it. The first Galaxy Fold was

Samsung Galaxy Watch Classic: The bezel is back (again)

The spinning bezel is the best thing about Samsung Watches. And yet, every few generations, the company drops the hardware feature, customers push back and then it magically returns. If I was a more c

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 5 gets upgraded chip, thinner body and $1,800 price

The foldable market has changed dramatically since the beginning of 2019. For starters, there actually is a foldables market to speak of. There was plenty of skepticism around the form factor in the p

Samsung teases latest foldables ahead of Unpacked

Samsung’s never been great with a secret. At some point the company leaned into the unceasing deluge of leaks by teasing out its big products ahead of launch. Since then, blog posts by mobile head T

Smartphone shipments continue to decline as secondhand and premium markets thrives

The smartphone market has been in decline for the last few quarters, and that’s not surprising given global economic conditions. Reports from analytics firms Counterpoint and Canalys suggest tha

Samsung is holding its next Unpacked on July 26 to unveil new foldables

Samsung announced today that it is holding its next Galaxy Unpacked event on July 26, where the company will likely unveil the Galaxy Fold 5 and the Galaxy Flip 5 foldable phones. The company is hosti

Samsung’s Irregular Heart Rhythm Notification feature for the Galaxy Watch receives FDA clearance

Samsung announced today that its Irregular Heart Rhythm Notification feature for the Galaxy Watch has received FDA clearance. Together with the Galaxy Watch’s Electrocardiogram (ECG) function, t

Samsung surpasses Apple in smartphone shipments by 1% amid persisting market decline

Samsung overtook Apple through a slender 1% lead to secure the top spot in smartphone shipment volumes during the first quarter of 2023, despite the ongoing contraction of the smartphone market, accor

Apple captures nearly half of global refurbished smartphone market

About half of refurbished smartphones sold globally were iPhones, as Apple’s sales in the category grew 16% year-on-year in 2022. The new figures arrives by way of Counterpoint Research, marking

A 12% decline in global smartphone shipments is what passes for stability these days

At a certain point, the market will, indeed, stabilize. It has to. Demand for new smartphones has been consistently down for some time now, but the phones themselves are, obviously, here to stay. This
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