Samsung Pay To Arrive In Second Half Of This Year
May02

Samsung Pay To Arrive In Second Half Of This Year

Samsung unveiled ‘Samsung Pay’ at MWC in Barcelona on March 1 this year. The Korean company’s answer to Apple Pay is shipped with Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Previously Samsung said the service would be launched in South Korea and the US this summer, with expansion to China and Europe scheduled for later. Now a Korean newspaper WhowiredKorea publishes a statement from Samsung Electronics MD Park Jin-young where he says that the...

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Samsung Is Releasing A Brand New Smartwatch SDK For App Developers
Apr27

Samsung Is Releasing A Brand New Smartwatch SDK For App Developers

After so much speculation surrounding the release of a round Samsung watch, the smartphone giants finally issued an official statement last Thursday. The Korean smartphone giants formally announced that it would release a brand new smartwatch SDK for app developers. Interested developers who wish to join the program are expected to submit an application at the Samsung Developer website. While successful applicants will be emailed the...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Flaw Allows Hackers To Duplicate Fingerprints-FireEye Researchers Claim
Apr23

Samsung Galaxy S5 Flaw Allows Hackers To Duplicate Fingerprints-FireEye Researchers Claim

Despite Samsung’s efforts at separating and encrypting the biometric data in a separate secure zone, security firm FireEye has revealed that a recent flaw related to the fingerprint sensor embedded in the Samsung Galaxy would allow hackers to duplicate the user’s fingerprints, according to Forbes. This claim was made by Tao Wei and Yulong Zhang who are both from FireEye. They both said it is entirely possible for hackers to acquire...

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Samsung Takes On Apple Pay With New Payment Service Called Pay
Mar02

Samsung Takes On Apple Pay With New Payment Service Called Pay

South Korean smartphone manufacturing company, Samsung on Sunday announced the launch of its payment service called Pay, which will allow you to pay for goods and services by waving your smartphone near the register instead of swiping your credit card. The company also unveiled the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, which will be the first set of smartphones to boast of the Pay feature. The new service will first be launched in South...

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Samsung Announces New Version Of The Gear VR
Mar02

Samsung Announces New Version Of The Gear VR

Samsung on Sunday at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona announced a new version of the Gear VR, its virtual reality headset. The Gear VR Innovator is designed for use with the newly unveiled Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. It will allow users to immerse themselves in watching high-resolution films, TV shows, and scrolling through photos, according to The Telegraph. The new headset, which features a 96 degree field of view, is 15 percent...

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Samsung Set To Rival Apple Pay With Acquisition Of LoopPay
Feb21

Samsung Set To Rival Apple Pay With Acquisition Of LoopPay

Samsung has announced plans to acquire LoopPay, which is a technology that stores payment information from a credit card or debit card’s magnetic stripe according to Macrumors. Samsung’s latest move is seen as a decision to rival Apple Pay, which was launched last year. Both companies were reportedly in discussion last December for a payment system that would compete in the market with Apple Pay payment service. LoopPay works by...

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