Samsung delays Galaxy Fold phone launch over screen problems

Business / Tech Apr 23, 2019

Samsung delays Galaxy Fold phone launch over screen problems

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. said it will delay the retail launch of its Galaxy Fold smartphone for an unspecified period of time after reviewers discovered problems with the display, a hit to the reputation of the world's largest handset maker. Last week, reviewers started posting ...

Huawei breaks price ceiling with folding 5G smartphone

Business / Tech Feb 25, 2019

Huawei breaks price ceiling with folding 5G smartphone

Huawei Technologies has unveiled a $2,600 (¥290,000) folding smartphone it says is primed for next-generation 5G mobile connections, even as the United States campaigns to bar the Chinese company from such networks over security concerns. Huawei, the world's second-largest smartphone vendor after Samsung, said Sunday ...

Samsung smartphone users get a shock: They can't delete Facebook

Business / Tech Jan 9, 2019

Samsung smartphone users get a shock: They can't delete Facebook

Nick Winke, a photographer in the Pacific Northwest, was perusing internet forums when he came across a complaint that alarmed him: On certain Samsung Electronics Co. smartphones, users aren't allowed to delete the Facebook app. Winke bought his Samsung Galaxy S8, an Android-based device that ...

Samsung previews smartphone with screen that folds like a book

Business / Tech Nov 8, 2018

Samsung previews smartphone with screen that folds like a book

Samsung Electronics Co. showed off a new phone with a foldable screen in a bid to shake up a smartphone business awash with black, shiny rectangles that look increasingly similar. At its conference Wednesday for software developers in San Francisco, the company previewed what it ...