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5 million Galaxy S8 units sold in less than a month

5 million Galaxy S8 units sold in less than a month

The Galaxy S8 is off to a rocking start, perhaps providing the salvation that Samsung has been praying and working hard for. According to the company, sales of its latest champ has crossed over 5 million unts, though it's coy about sharing actual numbers, not to mention profits. And that's in the Galaxy S8's first few weeks alone, with more countries expected to join the party before the month ends.

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Samsung Pay finally arrives in the UK

Samsung Pay finally arrives in the UK

The Samsung faithful in the UK have a reason to get excited today, because at long last, Samsung Pay has finally arrived. It's been a long time coming, especially considering that Samsung Pay has been available in both South Korea and the US since September 2015. Still, better late than never, as they say.

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Galaxy Note 8 screen size gets leaked

Galaxy Note 8 screen size gets leaked

With the Galaxy S8 more or less successful, or at least not a blazing failure, our minds and noses turn to the even bigger question mark in Samsung's corporate life: how will it turn around its Galaxy Note brand around. As such, the Galaxy Note 8 will have a lot to prove if it wants to erase the cursed image of its predecessor from the public's mind. And it seems that, based on this new leak, Samsung might be aiming for a "bigger and more is better" message yet again.

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Galaxy S8 is still only second best to Pixel, says DxOMark

Galaxy S8 is still only second best to Pixel, says DxOMark

The Google Pixel, the tech giant's first ever "made by Google" phone, burst into the market with a shockingly good camera. So good that it has topped DxOMark's charts months after its launch. If you expected that the most recent batch of new smartphones would be toppling it, think again. DxOMark has just given the Samsung Galaxy S8 an extensive testing and, while praiseworthy, the smartphone falls one point short of even tying with the Pixel.

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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) budget phone arrives at AT&T

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) budget phone arrives at AT&T

The 2017 version of the Samsung Galaxy J3 has officially launched at AT&T, replacing last year's model and giving budget customers a new low-cost smartphone from the Korean company. This handset features a classic Galaxy style (on the front, that is) with a light gray color and a price tag that can please just about anyone: $179 USD outright or $6/month.

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Galaxy S8 ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Edition surfaces in photos

Galaxy S8 ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Edition surfaces in photos

It appears Samsung is gearing up to offer a special 'Pirates of the Caribbean' edition of the Galaxy S8, at least per photos of such a device that have surfaced online. This wouldn't be the first time Samsung launched a movie-themed special edition handset -- we've seen it do similar for Batman and Iron Man. This latest phone has surfaced just days before the theatrical premiere of the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie -- Dead Men Tell No Tales.

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Samsung Chromebook Pro finally on pre-order, doubts remain

Samsung Chromebook Pro finally on pre-order, doubts remain

Were Samsung and Google listening in? Probably not but, just a week after word went out on how the Chromebook Pro is long overdue, the Chromebook Pro finally goes on pre-order, with a shipping date set for the end of the month. But while that does indeed seem to be good news, the issues that supposedly caused the delay in the first place still casts a cloud of doubt over what is set to be the most premium Chromebook to date.

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New Samsung division wants to put its chip in all your devices

New Samsung division wants to put its chip in all your devices

To the surprise of no one, Samsung has just created a new division within it silicon business that will focus on contract chip manufacturers for companies outside of Samsung. While it was probably a long time coming, the move couldn't have come at a worse time for Qualcomm, who is now beset by lawsuits from all sides. With Qualcomm begins to show cracks in its armor, Samsung seems to be getting ready to snatch up whatever piece of the pie Qualcomm might drop.

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Galaxy S8+ gets 6GB RAM, 128GB storage in Hong Kong

Galaxy S8+ gets 6GB RAM, 128GB storage in Hong Kong

The moment that Galaxy S8 fans have been waiting for with both anticipation and dread has finally arrived. There is now, indeed, a better version of the Galaxy S8+ that they may or may not be able to buy. Unless they happen to live in Hong Kong. There, Samsung launched a variant of the Galaxy S8+ that is exactly the same as the already available Galaxy S8+ save for two things. It has more RAM and more storage than you could want.

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Samsung, Intel lend support to FTC’s Qualcomm lawsuit

Samsung, Intel lend support to FTC’s Qualcomm lawsuit

Chip maker Qualcomm has been having a rough couple of months, not only getting sued by Apple — one of its largest customers — for unfair licensing costs, but also being accused of anti-competitive tactics by the Federal Trade Commission. In the case of the latter, now some of Qualcomm's biggest rivals have chimed in, offering statements to the FTC in support of their monopoly accusations.

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Samsung Z4 ditches Android for Tizen

Samsung Z4 ditches Android for Tizen

It isn't too often we see Samsung release a phone running its Tizen operating system, but today it's doing just that with the Samsung Z4. The next phone in the Z-series, this is an entry-level phone in pretty much every sense, aimed at folks who are buying a smartphone for the first time or those who would rather have a phone that takes care of all the essentials at a lower price point.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 release 2017: time tips “2x” details

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 release 2017: time tips “2x” details

This week details in a recently-published set of design files from Samsung suggest that the Galaxy Note 8's backside will have two cameras. This information should not come as a surprise to those watching this space extremely closely - there was just a tip about this same sort of thing just a few days ago. Now with the return of some documents first filed all the way back in November of 2016, it's time to start hypothesizing in earnest.

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