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Galaxy Tab A 10.1 keeps Note alive with S Pen

Galaxy Tab A 10.1 keeps Note alive with S Pen

Samsung has revealed the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 with an S Pen aboard, chopping down rumors that the Note 7 killed the stylus. That would be completely absurd, of course, as Samsung has also been rumored to release a Note 8 next year. One recall wont kill the beast, of that you can be certain. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 will feature a 10.1-inch TFT LCD with 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution and an Exynos 7870 processor inside.

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New Note 7 trade-in program includes future Galaxy S8, Note 8 upgrade, South Korea only for now

New Note 7 trade-in program includes future Galaxy S8, Note 8 upgrade, South Korea only for now

Samsung is trying to stem the blood loss caused when the Galaxy Note 7 failed and had to be recalled due to fire risk. In South Korea the smartphone giant is trying something new and interesting to keep customers in its home country with the brand. Under the new Note 7 trade-in program any South Korean user who trades their recall device in on a Galaxy S7 with flat or curved screens will be eligible for another upgrade later.

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Samsung killed the Galaxy Note 7 by rushing replacements

Samsung killed the Galaxy Note 7 by rushing replacements

"Haste makes waste." That's an almost universally accepted nugget of wisdom that some people feel they're exempt from. That apparently includes Samsung, and now that folly is coming back to haunt it and bite it in the proverbial behind. Piecing together the timeline of incidents leading to the Galaxy Note 7's untimely demise, the Wall Street Journal painted a picture of a company that, in the desperation to look decisive and take swift action, may have, instead, actually brought about an earlier and total destruction of the Galaxy Note 7 and, perhaps, the Galaxy Note brand as well.

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Galaxy C9 Pro is Samsung’s first 6GB RAM smartphone

Galaxy C9 Pro is Samsung’s first 6GB RAM smartphone

A new Samsung smartphone has surfaced and it is called the Galaxy C9 Pro. The device is the first from Samsung to pack in 6GB of RAM and it is a special edition just for the Chinese market. Smartphones frequently pack in 6GB of RAM in China and Samsung has to compete on specifications against that competition. The price for the Galaxy C9 Pro is tipped as 3199 yuan.

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Samsung considers compensation program, LG batteries for future

Samsung considers compensation program, LG batteries for future

The Galaxy Note 7 has truly shaken Samsung to its core. And those who think that the ripples are limited only to its mobile business, they better think again. There was even one report of a misbehaving Samsung smart washing machine. The company, however, has no choice but to try and move forward, and its next steps will determine whether consumers will retain confidence in the brand. Some of those steps, according to sources, include offering disgruntled Galaxy Note 7 owners some compensation as well as using LG Chem’s batteries for the Galaxy S8.

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President Obama takes playful jab at Galaxy Note 7 recall

President Obama takes playful jab at Galaxy Note 7 recall

The Galaxy Note 7 debacle was unfortunate for Samsung, but it's not too soon to crack jokes about it. We've all seen the GIFs by now. Maybe you've made a meme or two. It's making light of an unfortunate, but not terribly important in the grand scheme of things, issue, and even President Obama is getting in on the fun. During a recent speech, the President made a sly comment about the phones without explicitly naming them.

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7 things Samsung MUST do to avoid the Note 7 burning their company down

7 things Samsung MUST do to avoid the Note 7 burning their company down

The following is a list of suggestions for Samsung to fix the Galaxy Note 7 fire-related situation they're in right now. I am not a lawyer - I do not know what Samsung is being asked to do by their lawyers or the several governments they're now dealing with. I do know that Samsung needs to stop making headline-worthy anti-gestures when they should be making amends.

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Samsung hurls DMCA at Galaxy Note 7 Bomb GTA 5 mod

Samsung hurls DMCA at Galaxy Note 7 Bomb GTA 5 mod

The use of satire and parody over the Internet isn’t new, but as always, humor doesn’t travel well over TCP/IP. And given its very nature, such jokes often end up offending involved parties. Unfortunately, there are times when the law can be used, or abused, by offended parties to their benefit. That may seem to be what Samsung has just done in using a copyright takedown notice against a popular GTA 5 mod that literally used the Galaxy Note 7’s explosive powers. Unfortunately, as with any legal, especially copyright, matter, things are not as straightforward.

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Samsung’s 8 GB LPDDR4 DRAM chips are ready to invade mobile

Samsung’s 8 GB LPDDR4 DRAM chips are ready to invade mobile

It’s almost unbelievable that, just three years ago, we were still discussing the future benefits of the then new 64-bit mobile processors. But by next year, we might already be seeing smartphones and tablets with a whopping 8 GB of RAM inside. That will be thanks in no small part to Samsung’s new silicon that packs 8 GB of DRAM in a single tiny package, utilizes the fastest LPDDR4 technology, and boasts of the space and energy savings of a 10 nm process.

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Samsung may have only one flagship next year, and that’s OK

Samsung may have only one flagship next year, and that’s OK

It is no surprise that the disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7 would have ripples throughout Samsung’s business, particularly its mobile division. Projects are being put on hold in an effort to reduce expenses, which have been diverted to the recall of the phablet. Now Korean media are reporting that Samsung gird its loins even further, releasing only one premium smartphone per year, implying the demise of the Galaxy Note line. And, depending on how the Galaxy S8 and its successors turn out, that might actually be fine.

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Galaxy S7 vs Google Pixel Camera Review : Test the Best

Galaxy S7 vs Google Pixel Camera Review : Test the Best

Google Pixel XL's camera battles Samsung's Galaxy S7 in our first of several tests of the best. When the Galaxy S7 (and S7 Edge) first came out, they topped the quality charts for mobile cameras. Now several months old, the S7 family may need to make way for a new emperor of mobile photography in the Pixel.

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Galaxy Note 7 exchange kiosks open in Australian airports

Galaxy Note 7 exchange kiosks open in Australian airports

The only way that things could get worse for Samsung is is one of the Galaxy Note 7 owners who thinks their device is safe and won't catch fire actually has a device that catches fire and does significant damage. There are those out there who have yet to return their defective devices and Samsung is pulling out all the stops to get these people to turn in the defective phones. Samsung has gone so far as to set up exchange kiosks in airports in South Korea and those exchange kiosks have now opened outside of Samsung's home turf.

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