Google warns users to take action to protect against remotely exploitable flaws in popular Android phones

Google’s security research unit is sounding the alarm on a set of vulnerabilities it found in certain Samsung chips included in dozens of Android models, wearables and vehicles, fearing the flaws co

Samsung unveils its own solution for satellite-based smartphone communication

Earlier today, Samsung announced its own solution for satellite communication on smartphones. The company unveiled the 5G non-terrestrial networks (NTN) modem so phones can communicate with satellites

Samsung debuts a Bixby feature that creates an AI-generated copy of a user’s voice to answer calls

Samsung has announced a new feature for its Bixby mobile assistant that creates an AI-generated copy of a user’s voice to answer calls. The new “Custom Voice Creator” lets users reco

Africa’s smartphone market shrunk by 18% last year

Africa’s smartphone market shrunk by 18% in 2022 compared to the previous year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). The slump was driven by a reduction in consumer spending due to

Samsung adds temperature-based period tracking to its Galaxy Watch5

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch5 will now offer improved period tracking features thanks to a new partnership with Natural Cycles that leverages the smartwatch’s temperature sensors to make better

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra review

Samsung is the best at big. Big, brash, bold, kitchen sink phones. The company that mainstreamed the phablet a dozen years ago has never given up on big dreams about big phones. Last year, the company

Samsung, Google and Qualcomm are making a mixed-reality platform

Samsung, Google and Qualcomm are joining hands to make a mixed-reality platform. Executives from the companies, namely Samsung’s TM Roh, Qualcomm’s Cristiano Amon, and Google’s Hiros

Samsung’s new Galaxy S23 Ultra arrives with a 200-megapixel camera

Common wisdom in digital photography says that megapixels aren’t everything. They matter to an extent, but smartphone makers have a long history of leaning too heavily on those numbers as a kind of

Samsung has the MacBook Pro in its sights with the $2,400 Galaxy Book 3 Ultra

The new MacBook Pros are a lot of things, but cheap isn’t one. Performance, it seems, comes at a price. It’s certainly a philosophy Samsung has long subscribed to with its highest-end products. Ta

2022 global smartphone shipments were the lowest in nearly a decade

One of these days I’ll have some positive news to share about the global smartphone market. Today is not that day. The industry capped off another dismal year with a 17% year over year drop for Q4.

Samsung is holding its next Galaxy Unpacked event on February 1, teases camera improvements

Samsung announced today that it’s holding the next Galaxy Unpacked event on February 1 at 10:30 AM PT/1:30 PM ET. The company will expectedly announce the S23 series of phones at its first in-pe

Samsung’s quarterly profit hits 8-year low amid weak demand for memory chips, smartphones

Samsung Electronics’ operating profit plummeted 69% to $3.4 billion in the quarter that ended in December to an eight-year low, according to its preliminary estimates, as the global demand for m

Samsung’s new washer captures microplastics from your dirty laundry

Unless you live in a natural fibers–only household, your laundry is likely exacerbating an environmental crisis with each wash. The terrible microplastics mess we’re making — thanks in great

Samsung’s new wireless charger has a smart home hub built-in

Or maybe it’s a smart home hub with wireless charging built in. Either way, this is the SmartThings Station, which debuted on stage at CES this afternoon. The hub is a bit of an unsung lynchpin in t

Amazon details Matter rollout for Alexa devices

We’re still in the very early stages, but thus far Matter has proven to be a fairly peaceful collaboration between the biggest competitors in consumer electronics. Apple, Samsung and Google are amon

Samsung names Jay Y Lee executive chairman amid global economic downturn

Samsung Electronics has appointed Jay Y. Lee as the executive chairman to lead the world’s largest smartphone and memory chipmaker, two months after the heir received a presidential pardon that

Say goodbye to the notch? OTI raises $55M for technology to remove screen obstructions

OTI Lumionics, an eye-catching startup out of Canada that has been working on display materials for device makers to create uninterrupted, full-view displays on their devices without the need for &#82

Smartphone woes continue as global market dips 9%

More doom and gloom for smartphone manufacturers, as global smartphone shipments experience the third consecutive decline this year. Per numbers from Canalys, shipments dropped a lowly 9% last quarter

Samsung and Google partner to speed up Matter-enabled smart home setups

Samsung and Google announced a new partnership today that will allow easier setup for Matter-enabled devices on both Samsung SmartThings and Google Home systems. At the Samsung Developer Conference he

Apple, Google and Samsung to soon release 5G support software updates in India

Apple, Google and Samsung said Wednesday they will roll out software updates to enable 5G support on their respective handsets in India, the world’s second-largest wireless market, just days aft
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