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As the end of 2016 comes near, Samsung is going to launch Galaxy S8 in 5.7- and 6.2-inch models, in what seems to be a compensation to win back trusts of Galaxy S7 customers who loved the big-screened and now discontinued smartphone.

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Latin America will soon be seeing its first batch of LTE-connected devices, thanks to Mexico’s telecommunications company América Móvil.

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Samsung started its rollout of the latest Google Android operating system, Android M or Android 6.0 Marshmallow, on Monday Feb. 15. Only Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge devices are slated for the current update, and Samsung is touting new functionality upgrades to its Edge software included with the Android M update.

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Amnesty International says children work long hours in mines.

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The Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona is the biggest event of the year for smartphone makers. The event is usually full of announcements of upcoming phones and this year there are several major announcements expected.

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Samsung wants to make it easier for users who have multiple devices attached to their TV to control them. On Monday, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the company introduced a Smart TV remote that will control all devices in a user's entertainment center.

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Samsung introduced a brand new external solid state drive (SSD) at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Monday. The Portable SSD T3 can store up to 2 TB of files for laptops, PCs, tablets or smartphones.

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Apple, LG and Samsung are all rumored to be working in concert to devise a new type of screen technology for the iPhone.

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A regular version and an Edge version are expected.

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Every year, Samsung and Apple try to outdo each other in innovation, in the rival companies' quest for market dominance. Now it appears Samsung is planning to create its own pressure sensitive touchscreen, a la the Apple iPhone 6s's 3D Touch, when it releases its next flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S7, next spring.

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Just a couple weeks after pre-orders went live and just three days after it started shipping, the Samsung Gear VR headset has already sold out online.

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As the rumors are heating up that a new 4-inch iPhone will be launching sometime in the first half of 2016, which would entail an unheard of change in strategy and schedule for Apple, a new report pegs an earlier-than-expected release date for the next flagship from Apple's rival, the Samsung Galaxy S7.

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At tomorrow's Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event, we expect to get the full details on the latest phablet from Samsung. Here's a roundup of all the rumors, leaks, and reliable reports on the release date of the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 successor.

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Close inspection of a leaked document reveals some tantalizing details and clues to what's inside, along with a hint about the Samsung Galaxy S7's possible early release date.

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It looks like the new Galaxy S6 smartphone might live up to the high expectations placed on it as Samsung reports a record number of pre-orders.

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Two major Android flagship smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9, were unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday. Arguably the two handsets that set the tone for the year's premium Android brands, HTC and Samsung's new devices together show a heavier influence from Apple than ever, and a shift away from longstanding features Android users have come to expect.

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