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Samsung Reveals Galaxy S9, S9+

The Galaxy S9 and S9+, shown above, were revealed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The phones will retail at $720 and $840, respectively. (Samsung)

Alex Elchev, Science and Technology Editor

March 14, 2018

The Korean tech giant Samsung unveiled the latest edition of their Galaxy smartphones at the Mobile World Congress on February 25, 2018. Samsung has chosen to focus on the camera for the latest edition of the Galaxy line. The S9 model features a 12 megapixel camera, with the first ever adjustable apertu...

iPhone 8, Note 8 headline 2017 smartphone releases

In this Friday, March 24, 2017, photo, new Samsung Galaxy S8, left, and Galaxy S8 Plus mobile phones are displayed in New York. The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, and sports a voice assistant intended to rival Siri and Google Assistant. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

In this Friday, March 24, 2017, photo, new Samsung Galaxy S8, left, and Galaxy S8 Plus mobile phones are displayed in New York. The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, and sports a voice assistant intended to rival Siri and Google Assistant. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Alex Elchev, Reporter

June 2, 2017

Apple and Samsung aren’t the only companies releasing phones this year. While the iPhone 8 may be the most hyped phone release of 2017, nearly a dozen other companies are set to release products. After their disastrous Note 7, Samsung hopes to relaunch their Note line with the Note 8. Meanwhi...

Samsung Galaxy S8 unveiling March 29th

In a February 27th press release, Samsung published the following graphic for its unveiling of the Galaxy S8. The launch of the new phone will take place on March 29th in New York City. (Samsung Newsroom)

Joel Neuschwander, Section Editor

March 22, 2017

After the Galaxy Note 7 phone was recalled in September because of exploding batteries, Samsung looks to resurrect its image with the new Galaxy S8. On March 29th, Samsung will announce its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus phones in New York. The tech giant did not unveil its newest devices at the...

Is Apple Still the Best? (Opinion)

In this Sept. 7, 2016, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new iPhone 7 during an event to announce new products, in San Francisco. Though owners of last year’s iPhones might not need to rush out to get the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, those clinging on to older models might find enough cumulative improvements from the past two years, including sharper photos at 12 megapixels, introduced last year. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Alex Elchev, Reporter

March 22, 2017

With yearly improvements to their products unrivalled by their competition, has Samsung pulled ahead of Apple? Historically, Apple has dominated in the technology industry. Starting with the revolutionary Apple I computer, Apple has been in the lead in the game of innovation. Behind the visionary gu...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Explosions Explained

Alex Elchev, reporter

November 10, 2016

The Galaxy Note 7 has had arguably the worst launch of any smartphone ever, but Samsung's bombshell isn’t the first -or the last- dangerous device. Seoul-based news agency Yonhap News first reported on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 that the South Korean electronics magnate had halted shipments amidst rumors of battery explosions. The first reports of expl...

Four Cool New Technologies at the Consumer Electronic Show

The $150 Charge 3 will be available in multiple colors David Carnoy/CNET

March 1, 2016

By: Brenna Holycross This is a charging bag by Samsung. It is called the Sol Bag because it is solar powered. The bag has solar panels on the side that allows the charging of a Galaxy smartphone in about four hours. However, it cannot store sun power, so it can only charge when it is in the presence of light.   The Oculus Rift is ...

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