Samsung announces resolution for Note 7 customers in Singapore

Samsung Press Release. Singapore, 12 October 2016 – Samsung Electronics Singapore announces remedy options for Galaxy Note7 customers in Singapore, following its advisory for Galaxy Note7 customers to power down and stop using the device. Singapore customers will be able … Continue reading Samsung announces resolution for Note 7 customers in Singapore

Samsung permanently discontinues Note 7

In a filing with South Korean regulators on Tuesday, Samsung Electronics has said that it would be permanently halting production (and sales) of the embattled smartphone. This news comes a day after they had ‘temporarily’ suspended sales and exchanges of the device after replacement sets that had allegedly solved the battery issue continued to catch fire, with at least 8 reported cases.

Continue reading “Samsung permanently discontinues Note 7”

Samsung suspends Note 7 sales and exchanges after fires

Update (11/10/16): Samsung has now released another statement, which asks all carrier and retail partners to halt sales and exchanges of the Note 7. They recommend all users to power down and stop using both the old and new Note 7 units. Continue reading “Samsung suspends Note 7 sales and exchanges after fires”

Singapore to be first in the region to roll out Samsung Pay

Samsung today announced that Singapore will be the first market in the region to introduce the company’s flagship mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, a secure and easy-to-use mobile payment service that can be used to make purchases almost anywhere credit and debit cards are accepted. By as early as Q2 2016, Singapore will join South Korea, U.S and China in the list of Samsung’s priority markets to roll out this highly anticipated mobile payment service.  Continue reading “Singapore to be first in the region to roll out Samsung Pay”

Hands-on with the LG G5 in Singapore: First Look

Full disclosure: LG brought us to KT’s Grill, gave us a Universal Studios ticket, and let us loose inside with the G5.

Continue reading “Hands-on with the LG G5 in Singapore: First Look”

Samsung’s new S7 and S7 Edge — same same but different

At MWC earlier this morning, LG weren’t the only ones to unveil a new smartphone. Samsung has also released the next generation in the Galaxy S line, the S7. While their fellow Koreans went boldly all-out, Samsung has simply improved upon their previous offering, the S6. How are the S7 and S7 Edge then? Continue reading “Samsung’s new S7 and S7 Edge — same same but different”