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Digital Detox in Religious Circles to Cut Down on Smartphone Usage

Digital Detox in Religious Circles to Cut Down on Smartphone Usage

SEOUL, Mar. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — “We will overcome any temptation by praying for a successful digital detox”, is part of the pledge signed by members of a Catholic church in Cheongdam-dong, southern Seoul. As there is growing awareness of smartphone addiction as a social problem, the religious community is aggressively seeking to reduce the [...]

S. Korea Striving to Launch World’s First 5G Smartphone Service

S. Korea Striving to Launch World’s First 5G Smartphone Service

SEOUL, Mar. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S10 5G model is expected to be available in early April as the tech giant and South Korea’s mobile carriers are beefing up efforts to launch the world’s first 5G smartphone service, industry sources said Tuesday. South Korea had initially set a goal of beginning the world’s [...]

Huawei Narrows Gap with Samsung in 2018: Strategy Analytics

Huawei Narrows Gap with Samsung in 2018: Strategy Analytics

SEOUL, Mar. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — China’s Huawei Technologies Co. narrowed its gap with Samsung Electronics Co. in the global smartphone market last year, data showed Sunday, with the smaller rival expected to beat the South Korean tech giant in 2019. According to the data compiled by industry tracker Strategy Analytics, Samsung Electronics took up [...]

Xiaomi and Light Announce Joint Development Partnership

Xiaomi and Light Announce Joint Development Partnership

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Light, the leader in advanced computational imaging, and Xiaomi Corporation, an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an Internet of Things (IoT) platform at its core, today announced the signing of an agreement to jointly develop and market new imaging solutions for smartphones. The partnership [...]

LG Unleashes 5G Smartphone with Dual Screen

LG Unleashes 5G Smartphone with Dual Screen

BARCELONA, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. introduced its first 5G smartphone with a detachable secondary screen and a 4G flagship model during a launch event in Barcelona on Sunday, joining the latest industry trend to showcase next-generation connectivity devices and new form factors. The South Korean consumer electronics giant unveiled the V50 [...]