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 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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Samsung’s Galaxy S6 To Support Wireless Charging
Feb18

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 To Support Wireless Charging

Ahead of the Mobile World Congress holding in Barcelona Spain, Samsung continues to tease us with some of the things to expect in its Galaxy S6, which is expected to be unveiled early in March. Among some of the things we can expect to see is a wireless charger, which Seho Park, Samsung’s lead engineer for IT and mobile said is likely to be a part of the S6. In a lengthy post, which was written by Seho and posted on the company’s...

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Samsung Drops Qualcomm Chip From Next Version Of Galaxy Smartphone
Jan22

Samsung Drops Qualcomm Chip From Next Version Of Galaxy Smartphone

Samsung Electronics has decided to drop Qualcomm chip, and will now use its own microprocessor from next version of Galaxy S smartphone, according to Bloomberg. Samsung’s decision to drop Qualcomm may not be unconnected with the issue of overheating, which the Korean firm observed during testing. Quoting people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reports that Samsung decided against the chip after the test was conducted. The report...

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