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Samsung Pay is now available for Commonwealth Bank customers


Samsung has scored a major coup after partnering with the Commonwealth Bank which will offer its contactless payment platform Samsung Pay to its MasterCard credit and debit card holders. CBA MasterCard holders will be able to use their credit and debit cards to make payments with Samsung Pay via compatible Samsung smartphones and wearables. Samsung Pay will be available to Commonwealth Bank customers with a …

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Samsung releases teaser videos ahead of its Galaxy S9 smartphone launch


The anticipation ahead of the release of Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 smartphone is building and the company has added fuel to the fire with some teaser videos hinting at some of the device’s new features. Samsung will officially introduce the Galaxy S9 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 26. There has been no shortage of rumours and even leaked product images about the …

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Rumours fly after Samsung announces Galaxy S9 smartphone launch


Samsung will unveil its new Galaxy S9 flagship smartphone on February 26 in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress and has teased details about some of its new features. “Reimagined” is the buzzword the company is using about the new device with the word centred inside the number 9 on its launch announcement. The event will begin at 4AM AEDT on February 26 and will …

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The Samsung devices built to handle our Australian summer activities


This post was sponsored by Samsung Summer is here and we’re hitting the beach and swimming in the pool but we want to take our devices with us. In fact, research by Samsung shows our smartphone usage increases by 42 per cent during summer so it’s important your technology can stay by your side. Samsung’s range of products are “made for summer” and include its …

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Samsung and St Vincent’s Hospital using virtual reality to treat acute pain


Samsung will be conducting new clinical trials with St Vincent’s Hospital where patients will take part using virtual reality to evaluate the potential use of the technology to treat acute pain. The partnership was announced at Samsung’s inaugural Healthcare Smart Summit which aims to develop healthcare and wellness services by bringing together software developers, healthcare providers and medical experts. The objective is to explore how …

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Inside look at how Samsung handled the Note7 crisis and regained customer trust


Samsung’s recall and eventual cancellation of the Galaxy Note7 was well documented but for the first time the company has revealed what happened inside its headquarters as they dealt with the crisis. Tech Guide was at the Samsung HQ in Seoul recently to take a look inside the walls of the electronics giant’s Suwon campus – home to more than 30,000 employees. While we were …

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What we can expect to see at the Samsung Galaxy Note8 launch this week

The Samsung Galaxy Note7

This week Samsung will launch its new Galaxy Note8 smartphone in New York almost exactly a year after the ill-fated Note7 went on sale before being discontinued after battery defects caused fires and explosions. You can rest assured the Note8 won’t be suffering such a fate. Samsung has learned a lot from the disastrous Note7 experience and has put in place numerous safety checks to …

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Samsung’s rumoured Note8 smartphone will have a dual-lens camera system


The likelihood Samsung will produce a Note8 increased considerably this week with new reports surfacing stating the device will feature a next-generation dual lens camera system. The Korean Herald has reported that Samsung is likely to adopt dual cameras for the Galaxy Note8. The report said Samsung didn’t go with the dual lens camera on the Galaxy S8 because of a cost issue. But it …

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