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Rogue Galaxy Note 7 units will soon see stunting battery update

Rogue Galaxy Note 7 units will soon see stunting battery update

This afternoon Samsung released an updated statement on their efforts to recall and replace all Galaxy Note 7 devices. Samsung suggested the following: "nearly 85 percent of all recalled Galaxy Note7 devices have been replaced through the U.S. Note7 Refund and Exchange Program." Samsung PR added that "the majority of the participants [opted] to receive another Samsung smartphone."

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Samsung recalls 2.8m washing machines in US

Samsung recalls 2.8m washing machines in US

For Samsung, it seems that when problem ends, another one rears its ugly head. With the Galaxy Note 7 mess finally beginning to wind down after a second recall and a halt in production, Samsung is now being forced to recall nearly three million washing machines. The recall affects a range of top-loading washing machines sold by Samsung in the US.

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Samsung Gear S3 pre-order and release details revealed

Samsung Gear S3 pre-order and release details revealed

Those of you who have been waiting since August to get your hands on Samsung's Gear S3 will soon get your chance. Samsung has announced pre-order and availability details for the Gear S3 today, revealing that the smartwatch will make it store shelves later this month. Pre-orders open up on November 6 as well - just three days from today.

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Galaxy S8 trademark filing suggests AI assistant named Bixby

Galaxy S8 trademark filing suggests AI assistant named Bixby

Rumors about the Galaxy S8 have been coming in at a pretty steady clip these days, but most of them have to do with hardware. We're hearing new rumors today, but instead of focusing on the internals, this one is focused on the phone's AI assistant. More specifically, we might have a name for the intelligent assistant that is said to be loaded on the phone.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 reported to be 90% screen, almost no bezels

Samsung Galaxy S8 reported to be 90% screen, almost no bezels

Because of the sensational failure that was the Galaxy Note 7, every new rumored detail about the coming Galaxy S8 is put under a microscope. Of course, perhaps jokingly, the question is always “will it burn?” The latest tip might not have anything to do directly with batteries but might be just as hotly debated. A Samsung Display researcher has hinted that the company is investing heavily in research that would give the Galaxy S8 a near bezel-less display that will take up 90% of its face.

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Blue Coral Galaxy S7 Edge confirmed for US release [Updated]

Blue Coral Galaxy S7 Edge confirmed for US release [Updated]

Well that was quick: after announcing the Galaxy S7 Edge in Blue Coral for Singapore, Samsung has confirmed its release in the US. This confirmation comes just a few days after the new variant was originally announced. Even better is that the Coral Blue model, which brings the Galaxy S7 Edge up to six color options, is launching today in regions around the world.

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Samsung bundles free Watch Dogs 2 with select SSDs and curved monitors

Samsung bundles free Watch Dogs 2 with select SSDs and curved monitors

We're a few weeks out from the release of Watch Dogs 2, and if you've had your eye on it, you might like to know that Samsung has launched new hardware bundles that include a free copy of the game. These bundles feature a range of Samsung solid-state drives and some of the company's newer curved gaming monitors. So, if you've been in the market for some new PC hardware, you might want to give these bundles a look.

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Samsung unveils new mobile accessories including speakers and headphones

Samsung unveils new mobile accessories including speakers and headphones

Samsung has announced a new line of mobile accessories that includes six different items. The new accessories are currently available in South Korea and include wireless speakers, earphones, and charging accessories. All six of the items are designed with a premium look and with comfort and performance in mind.

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Samsung’s C-Lab welcomes four new bright ideas

Samsung’s C-Lab welcomes four new bright ideas

Earlier this year, Samsung revealed its Create Lab, C-Lab for short, that, as the name hints, aims to nurture creativity and imagination, at least among the company’s employees. Eventually, the goal is to bring these ideas to the market, sometimes under a company of their own, like what happened with the poorly named Welt smart belt. Pushing through with that mission, despite recent losses, Samsung’s C-Lab expands its portfolio of ideas, embracing both hardware and software, from smart helmets to the evolution of the Tamagotchi.

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Galaxy S7 Edge gets Note 7’s exclusive Blue Coral color

Galaxy S7 Edge gets Note 7’s exclusive Blue Coral color

Now that the Note 7 is dead and gone to smartphone heaven, Samsung is doing all it can to make it remaining flagship Galaxy S7 models as appealing as to customers as possible (especially those returning their recalled Note 7). First it was bringing some of the Note's impressive software features to the Galaxy S7, and now it's moving on to the former's exclusive color option.

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Samsung may have Galaxy Note 7 defect cause by end of the year

Samsung may have Galaxy Note 7 defect cause by end of the year

Samsung may finally be honing in on the cause behind its incendiary Galaxy Note 7 problems. Though the company has been searching for the root of the problem since it first reared its ugly head, reports have said that the company was having trouble pinning down the cause of the issues. That may be changing rather quickly, as Samsung SDI is saying we could have our answer by the end of the year.

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Galaxy Note 7 debacle sends Samsung operating profits down 30%

Galaxy Note 7 debacle sends Samsung operating profits down 30%

Samsung's profits are taking a beating in the wake of the Galaxy Note 7 recall and cancellation. The smartphone was originally recalled due to multiple fires when the devices overheated while charging. Replacement devices were then sent out that suffered from the same issue eventually leading to the entire Note 7 line being recalled again and cancelled. In the wake of this debacle, operating profits at Samsung between July and September have plunged 30% compared to last year.

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