On Wednesday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed voluntary guidelines to smartphone manufacturers, asking them to help prevent distracted driving by blocking certain apps and functions for drivers.
In its guidance, the NHTSA has urged smartphone makers Apple, Samsung and others to consider the addition of a "driver mode" to their devices, for blocking drivers' access to certain apps and functions.
On Sunday, November 6, Samsung opened the pre-orders for its much-awaited smartwatch, the Samsung Gear S3. US wireless carrier AT&T started accepting pre-orders for the smartwatch on November 4.
With the pre-orders of the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch now open, the smartwatch is scheduled to start shipping to customers with effect from November 18, the date on which the device will also hit the store shelves.
According to Samsung Singapore, a 'Blue Coral' color option for Samsung's flagship Galaxy S7 Edge big-screen smartphone will be launched by the company next month. The disclosure implies that Samsung is apparently moving on from its Galaxy Note 7 debacle.
The Galaxy S7 Edge handset -- for which Samsung will soon be launching a 'Blue Coral' color option -- is one of the two variants of Samsung's current flagship handset; the other one being its smaller counterpart, the Galaxy S7.
Bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung has intensified its efforts to recall all the units of its ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 handset.
In a recent announcement, Samsung has revealed that special booths are being installed by the company inside airports in the US, Australia, and South Korea, to enable the users of the potentially-explosive Galaxy Note 7 handsets to submit their devices and get them exchanged with other handsets.
Samsung's new Gear S3 smartwatch is now available for pre-order from the Best Buy Canada website. The smartwatch was introduced by Samsung during the IFA 2016 event, and was expected to become available for purchase in early November.
With the pre-orders of the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch not having been opened by any retailers thus far, the Best Buy Canada website has now listed the smartwatch for pre-order, with the availability of the device listed for November 18.
South Korean device maker Samsung is expected to launch a 'premium' Chromebook device soon. The forthcoming high-end Chromebook from Samsung is called 'Chromebook Pro.' The device was previously codenamed as Kevin.
Rumors about Samsung developing an upscale Chromebook have been making rounds for the past few months, though the apparently upcoming launch of the Chromebook Pro device has not been officially confirmed by the company as yet.
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