Korean Smartphones, Crisis or Opportunity?
Samsung of Korea still has a strong hold on the spot as the world’s top maker of smartphones. However, its market share, while still the largest, has dropped significantly since last year and growth is slowing down in the industry as a whole. This has led to concerns that the Korean smartphone industry has come into crisis. We diagnose the reasons, analyse upcoming smartphone releases in the second half of the year, and present strategic responses from the Korean smartphone industry.
Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Unveiled
Samsung created waves in the global smartphone industry by unveiling its premium devices, Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ on the same day. Both of these devices have large 5.7 inch screens with Samsung Pay, improved camera and high speed charging functions. What sets them apart is that the Galaxy Note 5 has a much more powerful S Pen while the Galaxy S6 Edge+ is even thinner than earlier models. We brought together experts who have used both these device to dissect their strengths and weaknesses.
Talk through Your Ear with Haebora’s RippleBuds
Local startup Haebora has created a headset with a compact microphone-receiver unit that delivers the spoken voice from inside the ear, not from the mouth. The ground breaking communication technology allows the caller’s voice to be heard clearly on the other end while cutting out unwanted ambient sound. Haebora’s CEO opens up about his startup journey, from how his business idea came into being to the challenges he faced along the way.
Is iOS Safe from Malware?
iOS is Apple’s operating system that is known to be safe from viruses and other malicious code. But does it guarantee 100 percent protection from hacking attacks? On the other hand, Android, Google’s operating system, is largely considered more vulnerable to security breaches. What are the key differences between the two platforms that result in different security levels? What are the pros and cons for each operating system?