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  1. Jamie McKane

    Samsung targets 10% revenue growth in Africa

    Samsung targets 10% revenue growth in Africa Samsung Electronics Co. is targeting an annual 10 percent increase in revenue from Africa over the next decade, even as competition from cheaper consumer devices intensifies. The South Korean company will concentrate on key markets including South...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Samsung Galaxy A9 vs iPhone Xr - "Affordable" smartphone showdown

    Samsung Galaxy A9 vs iPhone Xr - "Affordable" smartphone showdown Samsung South Africa recently announced that its Galaxy A9 quad-camera smartphone would be available in South Africa at the end of 2018. The device is more affordable than the high-end Galaxy S9, but has a number of flagship...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Samsung's four-camera smartphone is coming to South Africa - Pricing, details

    Samsung's four-camera smartphone is coming to South Africa - Pricing, details Samsung recently unveiled its new Galaxy A9 smartphone, which boasts four cameras on the rear of its chassis. The device features a similar design to the Galaxy A7 2018, although it sports the world's first mobile...
  4. C

    Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung S8 Plus

    So I'm moving to the USA shortly, and I'm long overdue a new phone. Due to budget constraints I'm not in the market for the newer gen phones, so I'm looking at one of the two in the title. Anyone have any meaningful experiences/insights on the topic? A general Google search and some forums...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Samsung family's tax evasion strategy back under investigation

    Samsung family's tax evasion strategy back under investigation Ordinary families might stash spare cash under a mattress or in a safety deposit box. South Korea’s Lee family are so rich they spent years leaving billions of dollars under the names of their employees. This strategy is back in...
  6. T

    Samsung TV mainboard issue

    Hi everyone I have a 3 year old Samsung Smart TV UA48J6200AKXXA, I did a firmware update but it failed, and now whenever I boot my TV it is stuck at HDMI-1 port and locked to my laptop (because it was the last device connected to HDMI-1). Issue: 1. Remote control buttons does nothing as soon...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Samsung profits soar due to memory chip sales

    Samsung profits soar due to memory chip sales Samsung Electronics Co. posted profit that topped estimates on resilient sales of memory chips, easing concerns about a dropoff in demand. Operating income rose to a record 17.5 trillion won ($15.5 billion) in the three months ended September...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Huawei Mate 20 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy A8 - Mid-range smartphone showdown

    Huawei Mate 20 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy A8 - Mid-range smartphone showdown Huawei recently unveiled its Mate 20 Lite smartphone in South Africa, which will be available to consumers from 5 October 2018. The device is an attractive purchase for those looking for high-end features but aren't...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Samsung to lower chip growth to maintain prices

    Samsung to lower chip growth to maintain prices Samsung Electronics Co. is planning to curtail growth in memory chip output next year to keep supplies tight amid an expected slowing in demand, according to people briefed on the matter. The move would help maintain or drive up semiconductor...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Samsung vice chairman to visit North Korea

    Samsung vice chairman to visit North Korea Jay Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., will join President Moon Jae-in’s delegation to Pyongyang this week in a further sign of thawing relations between the South Korean government and its biggest company. Lee is among 17 business...
  11. jostian

    [S] Samsung Galaxy S8+

    Item name: Samsung Galaxy S8+ Absolutely pristine, incredible condition, not a mark! at all. Age and condition: 2 months (have receipt) balance of 2 years warranty, as new, not a single sign of use anywhere. With new screen protector, box, headset (AKG headphones), charger, wireless charging...
  12. A

    RE: Flashing stock firmware to Galaxy S8+

    Hi, I apologise if there is already a thread open on this topic. I have a samething Galaxy S8 + Model numer SM-G955F. I bought it through vodacom. What I want to do is flash samsungs stock firmware via odin to remove vodacom's crap ware. Questions: *If I do this will I void my samsung...
  13. Awesum

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8

    Item: Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Midnight Black, 64Gb, includes all accessories, a Spigen Rugged Armor case and 2 x Spigen Neoflex screen protectors Age: 5 months Price: R8 900 Warranty: yes, balance of 24 months with FNB Packaging: Yes Condition: Excellent - not a scratch Location: JHB South...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Samsung unveils 5G Exynos 5100 modem

    Samsung unveils 5G Exynos 5100 modem Samsung has developed a 5G modem that is fully compatible with the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 15 standard - the Exynos Modem 5100. Built on 10-nanometre process technology, Samsung said the new modem is power efficient and supports...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Samsung Pay in South Africa – The thorough checks it went through

    Samsung Pay in South Africa – The thorough checks it went through Samsung started discussing the launch of its mobile payments platform, Samsung Pay, with the Payments Association of South Africa (PASA) at last two years ago. “The big question for us was whether there would be any changes to...
  16. E

    DSTV Now app available on Samsung Smart TV

    I just discovered that there is now a DSTV Now app on my 2015 Samsung Smart TV. I downloaded it and it works well. How has no one reported on this or did launch very recently? I think it's awesome. No more need to cast from my phone. Has anyone else spotted the app?
  17. Jamie McKane

    Samsung unveils 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM chip

    Samsung unveils 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM chip Samsung has developed 10-nanometer (nm) class 8-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR5 dynamic random access memory (DRAM). "This development of 8Gb LPDDR5 represents a major step forward for low-power mobile memory solutions," said Jinman Han, a senior vice president at...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Samsung to open world's biggest mobile phone factory

    Samsung to open world's biggest mobile phone factory Samsung Electronics Co., the South Korean maker of Galaxy phones, said it is opening the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing facility on the outskirts of the Indian capital, as smartphone demand surges. The factory will be...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Samsung profits fall short of estimates due to slow smartphone sales

    Samsung profits fall short of estimates due to slow smartphone sales Sluggish global smartphone sales are starting to crimp earnings at Samsung Electronics Co., which posted profit that fell short of estimates. The maker of Galaxy phones reported that operating income rose to 14.8 trillion...
  20. S

    [Sale] Galaxy Note 8 bundle

    Item name (be very descriptive): Black Galaxy Note 8 64GB, black Samsung Alcantara case, Black Gear Fit 2 Pro, Samsung Dex Station and foldable keybaord. All local stock, not bound to cellular contract Age and condition: Phone is oldest item, got on launch, going for 10 months Do you include...
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