Samsung Gear VR Headset Refresh Tipped to Bring a Dedicated Controller

Samsung forayed into the virtual reality business with its Gear VR back in September, 2015 and kept improving it in the meantime. Although the Samsung Gear VR was recently refreshed with new features like a dedicated home button and up to 101-degree field of view, the virtual reality headset still lacked one of the crucial…

Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 Octa-Core SoC Launched

Samsung, as promised, on Thursday unveiled its new premium application processor, the Exynos 9 Series 8895. The new Exynos 9 Series is said to be the company’s first processor chipset built on the 10-nanometre FinFET process technology. The company confirmed that the Exynos 9 Series 8895 is now in mass production. Unfortunately, there is no…

Samsung Unveils Its Commercial 5G Products Portfolio at MWC 2017

Samsung Electronics unveiled its end-to-end portfolio of 5G mobile network products and solutions for 2017 that will provide foundation for the first commercial 5G network launches expected in 2018. Showcased products included consumer devices for fixed wireless access connectivity, a 5G Radio Base Station (5G Access Unit), Next-Generation Core Network infrastructure, and more. “With pre-commercial…

Tizen 4.0 With .NET Support to Release in September 2017, Samsung Reveals

Samsung has announced that it will release the final Tizen 4.0 version with Microsoft’s .NET support in September later this year. The company has updated the developer website with a roadmap that details the upcoming preview versions of the all-new Tizen 4.0. According to the roadmap, “The first official version of Tizen .NET will be…

How ready is Facebook for VR? It’s rolling out 360 photos to your News Feed

In case there was any doubt that Facebook wasn’t completely behind the virtual reality bandwagon, it was revealed today that 360-degree photos are coming to the social network. In the coming weeks, panoramic photos uploaded from a phone or 360-degree camera will become fully visible in the News Feed, Facebook-owned Oculus announced. Samsung owners can…

Samsung: Full speed ahead for 10nm, EUV deploys at the 7nm node

For the past 12 months, Samsung’s foundry division has occupied a leadership position at the 14nm node. The company recently revealed some of its plans for future nodes, including an aggressive rollout of extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV), a technology that’s been promised, hyped, and slowly developed for nearly twenty years at this point. The image…

Samsung Galaxy Note 6: what we want to see

Rumor has it the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 will come with an enormous amount of built in storage in both flat and curved screen versions of the phablet. While the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge almost stretches into phablet territory, Samsung fans will have to wait for the Galaxy Note 6 for a true 2016 flagship…