Samsung Galaxy 2 Spews Smoke and Sparks on Flight to Singapore [Updated]

After the botched recall of the very explodey Galaxy Note 7, Samsung just cannot catch a break. On Friday, during an IndiGo flight from Chennai to Singapore, a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 in the overhead compartment started spewing smoke and sparks. Read more… All articles Read more »

The Galaxy Note 2 that caught fire on a plane is just horrible timing for Samsung

Things just keep getting worse and worse for Samsung. After weeks of investigating cases of Galaxy Note7 phones catching on fire, destroying people’s cars, and even injuring people, Samsung and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued an official recall for 1 million of the phones sold in the U.S. SEE ALSO: Guess […] Read more »

Samsung is finally shutting down its exclusive Milk Music service

Exactly a month from now, Samsung is shuttering its oddly-named Milk Music streaming service in the US. Samsung explained its decision to close down Milk Music in a statement: We have made the strategic decision to invest in a partner model focused on seamlessly integrating the best music services available today into our family of […] Read more »

Samsung reportedly interested in buying Tidal to replace Milk Music

Samsung may shut down its Milk Music streaming service and replace it with — wait for it — Tidal. According to a report from Variety, Samsung has laid off a good deal of the Milk Music team, and completely ignored it when showing off services integrated in its new TVs at CES. This news comes […] Read more »

Samsung says new U.S. offices are its ‘biggest investment in Silicon Valley’ to date

Samsung officially opened the doors to its new 1.1-million-square-foot Silicon Valley offices Thursday, more than 30 years after its arrival in the San Jose tech corridor in 1983. The building will house various research labs dedicated to semiconductors, LEDs and displays, staff in sales and marketing, and other support areas, the company said. “[We are] laying the groundwork for […] Read more »

Samsung Gear VR launches before December for $99

We already knew Samsung’s final Gear VR was coming in 2015. Now we have a price and a better sense of the release timing. The mobile-based virtual reality headset will launch in North America “in time for Black Friday” and worldwide “shortly after,” as Samsung SVP of Technology Strategy Peter Koo revealed when he took […] Read more »

Samsung says new U.S. offices are its ‘biggest investment in Silicon Valley’ to date

Samsung officially opened the doors to its new 1.1-million-square-foot Silicon Valley offices Thursday, more than 30 years after its arrival in the San Jose tech corridor in 1983. The building will house various research labs dedicated to semiconductors, LEDs and displays, staff in sales and marketing, and other support areas, the company said. “[We are] laying the groundwork for […] Read more »

Project Lucky: Samsung Galaxy S7 details start to leak

Timing is everything. Apple unveiled the the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus yesterday. Today, the first details of the Samsung Galaxy S7 have leaked. The early leak comes courtesy of SamMobile, which refers to a Samsung smartphone called “Lucky-LTE” that recently appeared on the Geekbench benchmark database. The report claims that this device is […] Read more »