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Smartphone Users Can Soon Detect Sex Offenders by Shaking Phone

Smartphone Users Can Soon Detect Sex Offenders by Shaking Phone

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Smartphone users will soon be able to shake their phones to detect registered sex offenders if they are wearing an electronic anklet and within a 20-meter radius, the Ministry of Justice said Monday. The new service, which was developed in concert with the Gyeonggi provincial government, will launch Wednesday [...]

Galaxy Note Series Will Continue: Samsung’s Mobile Biz Chief

Galaxy Note Series Will Continue: Samsung’s Mobile Biz Chief

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co.’s mobile business chief said Wednesday that the world’s largest smartphone maker would not discard its Galaxy Note smartphone series, although new models may not be released this year. Rumors have arisen in recent months that Samsung may reconfigure its premium smartphone lineup with Galaxy Z foldables [...]

New Tech Allows Monitoring of Blood Vessels Through Smartphone

New Tech Allows Monitoring of Blood Vessels Through Smartphone

GWANGJU, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed new technology that enables users to verify whether a stent has become re-stenosed in a blood vessel via a smartphone. A joint research team from Chonnam National University Hospital and Chonnam National University recently announced that they had developed the world’s first monitoring technology [...]

Samsung Display Develops Low-power OLED Panel for Smartphones

Samsung Display Develops Low-power OLED Panel for Smartphones

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Display Co., a major display maker in South Korea, said Tuesday it has developed a low-power consumption organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panel for smartphones. The affiliate of Samsung Electronics Co. said the latest OLED display reduces power consumption up to 16 percent compared with its previous smartphone panels. [...]

Galaxy S21 Sales Tipped to Hover Around 2.4 Million Units in S. Korea This Year

Galaxy S21 Sales Tipped to Hover Around 2.4 Million Units in S. Korea This Year

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of Samsung Electronics Co’s new smartphone line, the Galaxy S21, are expected to reach 2.4 million units this year in South Korea, a report showed Monday, as the tech giant tries to expand its presence against Apple Inc.’s iPhone 12. Galaxy S21 sales are estimated to be 40 [...]