All posts tagged "Smartphone"

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    S. Koreans buy new smartphones every 14 months: poll

    SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) — South Korean smartphone users change their devices every 14 months, with teens changing their handsets in less than a year, a poll showed Wednesday. According to the survey conducted by the Korea...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • A figure from a report released by Samsung Electronics Co. demonstrates the body-fat measuring feature of a smartphone. Industry sources said on July 14, 2015, South Korea's tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. received a patent for the new technology to check users' body fat. (Yonhap)
    Samsung wins patent for smartphone-based body fat analysis

    SEOUL, July 14 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. has won a patent for analyzing body fat through smartphones, an intellectual property organization said Tuesday, which may mark another leap forward in enhancing health...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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  • South Korean high school graduate Yoo Hye-jin checks her smartphone during a graduation ceremony at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    14 out of 100 S. Korean teenagers addicted to Internet or smartphones

    By Kim Se-jeong Fourteen out of every 100 South Korean teenagers are addicted to either their smartphones or the Internet, according to a survey released Thursday. The survey conducted by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of Samsung Electronics)
    Global shipments of Galaxy S6 series top 10 mln

    SEOUL, May 19 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s top tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its global shipments of the latest flagship Galaxy S6 models surpassed 10 million units in about one month after their release. “The...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • Top row shows human skin and hair follicle. a) through c) are imaged with an Olympus IX-70 microscope at a magnification of 40, 100 and 200. d) is imaged with a Nokia Lumia 520 smartphone with a PDMS lens. Bottom row shows magnified regions. (Courtesy of University of Houston)
    [ScienceDaily] Lens turns smartphone into a microscope: Costs only 3 cents

    Researchers at the University of Houston have created an optical lens that can be placed on an inexpensive smartphone to magnify images by a magnitude of 120, all for just 3 cents a lens. Wei-Chuan...

    • Posted May 5, 2015
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  • (Photo by Ryan Emberley/Invision for Apple/AP Images)
    S. Korean gov’t vows to fight teen smartphone addiction

    SEOUL, April 13 (Yonhap) — The government said Monday it will take a set of measures to tackle the problem of smartphone addiction among adolescents that has been worsening in recent years. According to a survey commissioned...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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  • An advertisement of Samsung Electronics' micro SD cards is seen at a Samsung Electronics shop in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Samsung Electronics Co. said lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple's copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial Chinese market. The South Korean company said Thursday its profit sank last quarter, with an improvement in its semiconductor business insufficient to mask its mobile problems. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Samsung slumps to No. 3 in Chinese smartphone market

    SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s top tech giant Samsung Electronics Co., was relegated to No. 3 in smartphone market share in China in the fourth quarter of 2014, outperformed by U.S. rival Apple Inc., and...

    • Posted February 2, 2015
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