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Samsung Galaxy Tab A with Bixby Home launches in Korea

Many of the articles I see about Samsung’s Bixby digital assistant software are about ways to disable or remap the dedicated Bixby key on recent Samsung smartphones. But Samsung seems dedicated to Bixby, and the company has just launched a new 8 inch tablet in its home country of South Korea that’s the first to […]

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Refurb Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones with smaller batteries launching in Korea soon

Samsung is getting ready to recoup some of the costs, and diminish some of the environmental damage caused by last year’s recall of millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. After it was determined that some phones were catching fire due to battery issues, the company recalled the phone and worked with wireless carriers to remotely […]

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Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 8 on the way, offers trade-ins for Koreans with recalled Note 7 phones

Samsung isn’t done with its Galaxy Note line of smartphones just yet. Some people were starting to wonder if the company might give up on its line of phones with big screens, digital pen support, and other premium features, but the company has announced that it is indeed working on a Samsung Galaxy Note 8, […]

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Samsung launches Galaxy A8 (2016) smartphone in Korea

Samsung is launching a follow-up to last year’s Galaxy A8 smartphone… and it’s still called the Galaxy A8. Like last year’s model, the Galaxy A8 (2016) is a phone with a big-screen, mid-range (by modern standards) specs, and a slim design. The 5.7 inch phone will be available from SK Telecom starting October 1st for ₩ 649,000 […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 A with S-Pen launches (in Korea)

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A is a line of Android tablets that tend to have more modest specs (and price tags) than Samsung’s more premium S series. But Samsung’s latest A series tablet has one feature the company usually reserves for its high-end devices: an S-Pen that you can use for writing, drawing, or other activities. […]

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LG launches G Pad II 8.3 Android tablet in South Korea

LG is expanding its Android tablet lineup with a new model featuring an 8.2 inch ful HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, and support for 4G LTE. It’s called the LG G Pad II 8.3 LTE, and the new tablet joins the 10 inch G Pad II that launched earlier this year. The new […]

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CES 2015 Global Technology Marketplace tour (Asian exhibitors)

Thousands of companies descended on Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show this week, to show off their latest laptops, tablets, desktops, smartphones, processors, game systems, accessories, and other technology. But while big name including Toshiba, Panasonic, Sony, and Samsung dominate the show floor, many companies including HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, and Acer don’t bother exhibiting at the […]

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Lilbits (5-14-2014): Mozilla adds DRM to Firefox, isn’t happy about it

Want to use your web browser to stream video from services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and BBC iPlayer? You’ll need to put up with the DRM (Digital Rights Management) features used by those services — content owners want to make sure you don’t save or redistribute videos, watch them in countries where they don’t have redistribution rights, […]

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Samsung’s Tizen phone launch delayed until later in 2014

Chinese phone maker ZTE may be getting ready to show off its first smartphone powered by Tizen Linux, but one of the operating system’s key backers says the launch of its first Tizen smartphones has been pushed back. Japanese wireless carrier NTT DoCoMo recently announced it was putting its Tizen launch plans on hold. Now […]