South Korea

Samsung to roll out two new high-performance laptops this month

Bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung will roll out two new laptops -- the Ativ Book 9 Spin and Ativ Book 9 Pro -- this month. Both the laptops will be fully-equipped, high-performance devices; with impressive specifications and excellent display quality.

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Samsung makes full unveil of 18.6-inch ‘Galaxy View’ tablet

Bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung has recently made a full unveil of its ‘Galaxy View’ tablet --- the company’s forthcoming tablet with a monstrous 18.6-inch screen, which has especially been built for video binging. The tablet was first unveiled by Samsung at IFA in September.

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Short Sleep Duration linked to higher risk of diabetes, heart disease, strokes

A Korean research has found that people who sleep less than six hours a night may suffer from risk factors that increase their chance of having diabetes, heart disease and strokes. The researchers said that people who do not get enough sleep should be aware of these factors.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 will reportedly come in ‘flat’ and ‘curved’ displays

In a Wednesday report, tech blog SamMobile has revealed that Samsung's forthcoming new flagship smartphone, Galaxy S7, will be available in two models -- one with a 'flat' display, and the other featuring a 'curved' display -- just like the company's other recent flagship handsets.

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Report: Samsung may announce its next flagship handsets in Feb. 2016

According to a Yibada website report, bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung's new flagship handsets will likely be introduced in February 2016. The unveiling of the new Samsung flagship smartphones will likely come at the MWC 2016 event, which is scheduled to be held from February 22 to... read more

Samsung may launch Galaxy smartphone leasing program in US

A recently released Forbes report has revealed that bigwig South Korean device manufacturer Samsung may launch a Galaxy smartphone leasing program in the US in the coming months.

According to the information shared by an unidentified industry executive familiar with Samsung's plans, the... read more

Virtual mobile network Helio makes a comeback after absence of 5 years

Helio virtual mobile network, which was phased out in May 2010, is making a comeback --- thanks to backing by a South Korean telecom company, UBI Telecom. Helio was operational for a four-year period -- from May 2006 to May 2010 -- as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) on the Sprint... read more

Hyundai Extends an Eco-friendly Option, the Hydrogen-Powered Cars

Monday witnessed an important announcement from the largest South Korean automaker, Hyundai Motor Co. which asserted the environment friendly benefits of the hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, calling it the future of pollution free atmosphere.

However, despite the tremendous benefits, higher... read more

Virtual Reality Therapy comes to the Rescue of alcoholics, asserts a South Korean study

A South Korean study published in the July issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs has recommended a new treatment for alcoholics claiming that it can make a big difference for patients. The researchers have revealed the capability of a virtual reality treatment in helping to cure... read more

Samsung still to patch major security bug affecting nearly 600 million handsets

According to reports, South Korean tech biggie Samsung has not released a fix for a major security vulnerability in the pre-installed keyboard software of nearly 600 million Samsung smartphones across the world.

The software bug was discovered by US computer security firm NowSecure in... read more

South Korean Brands excel in US Vehicle Quality Survey, Japanese Brands miss the mark

The Japanese automakers seem to be losing the gleam as the recent US survey of new vehicle quality saw the scores of auto brands of Japan fall below average for first time in 29 years while the South Korean brands, Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp outshone all others.

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