Although Samsung is moving certain executives around, the current head of its mobile business, J.K. Shin, will remain in his current position.
The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, a niche handset with a curved edge, will go on sale in the United States on November 14. It’s going to be expensive — it costs as much as $945 off-contract.
Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, a new flagship phone that sacrifices a packed spec sheet for a more ergonomic experience. It is one of the few high-end Android phones this year with a screen under five inches.
Samsung has a new cable and app that lets select Galaxy smartphones and tablets transfer power to Micro USB–compatible devices, which could be very handy for smartwatches with tiny batteries. But at the moment, the accessory looks like a gimmick.
Nokia’s Here maps application will become available on the Samsung Galaxy Apps store later this fall.
Samsung’s newest headphone line is meant to go up against Beats in the growing premium audio market.
Samsung announced the Galaxy S5 Mini on Tuesday morning. The device is not as impressive as the Galaxy S5, but has all of Samsung’s unique hardware features, such as a fingerprint sensor and heart rate monitor.
On July 1st, you might notice some changes on your Samsung Galaxy device. The Korean company is renaming its app store from the — somewhat unoriginal — Samsung Apps name it currently uses to Samsung Galaxy Apps. It’s a minor change, but another sign that Samsung’s simplifying its branding, and using Galaxy as its term for its Android(s goog) hardware and software. The move gives Samsung a way to distinguish between the app store it hopes springs up for its homegrown Tizen operating system and the app store it installs on Android devices. Samsung has already removed the Galaxy moniker from its Tizen-based smartwatch, the Gear 2.
Samsung announced a new high-end tablet, called the Galaxy Tab S, on Thursday at an event in New York City.
Samsung’s Galaxy K smartphone has a nifty 10x optical zoom lens, but its specifications are not up to par with other high-end handsets.