Foxconn Offers Big Bonuses to Recruit Workers Ahead of Lunar New Year Holiday

Apple’s largest manufacturing partner Foxconn is again offering bumper signing bonuses to new and former workers in an effort to boost recruitment at its Zhengzhou campus, one of its main iPhone factories in China, according to the South China Morning Post. The report claims Foxconn is giving returning workers a signing bonus of 9,500 yuan […]

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China’s special Galaxy Z Fold 3 gets Android 12 update

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 first received Android 12 and One UI 4.0 in December. Due to unforeseen issues, Samsung was forced to halt the update for about a week before resuming the stable release. Now, the company appears to be turning its attention to the Galaxy Z Fold 3 variant that you might not […]

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China mocks US security concerns over Huawei in parody video

Huawei faced a lot of issues in the U.S, especially with the previous administration. But to this day there is still a lot of suspicion from U.S security specialists over the supposed close ties of the brand to the Chinese government. Now a Chinese state media YouTube channel posted a 4 minute James Bond parody […]

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Galaxy Z Flip 3 Olympics Games Edition launched in China

With Winter Olympics 2022 around the corner, Samsung has launched a customary Olympic Games Edition smartphone. The South Korean firm unveiled the Galaxy Z Flip 3 Olympic Games Edition smartphone in China earlier today. The phone comes in the all-new Winter Dream White color. The Galaxy Z Flip 3 Olympic Games Edtion has Samsung and […]

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Stable One UI 4.0 update starts rolling out to Galaxy S21 in China

A few weeks ago, Samsung released the stable Android 12 update to the Galaxy S21 series in a few markets. However, the company had to halt the update due to incompatibility issues with the Google Play system. A few days ago, the company released the update in more countries. Now, Samsung has released the Android […]

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Samsung cuts down chip production at its Xi’an plant in China

Samsung has announced that it has decided to “temporarily adjust operations” at its chip plant in Xi’an, China, due to COVID-19 concerns. The company said in its press release that it took this step to protect the health and safety of its employees. The company’s only memory chip plant outside of South Korea is in […]

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watchOS 8.3 and iOS 15.2 Release Candidates Enable Apple Watch ECG in China

Wednesday December 8, 2021 1:49 am PST by Sami Fathi The watchOS 8.3 and iOS 15.2 release candidates, released to developers this week, enables ECG functionality for Apple Watch users in China following regulatory approval for the feature over the summer, according to ITHome. ECG capabilities, available with the Apple Watch Series 4 and later, […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Secretly’ Signed $275 Billion Deal With China in 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook “secretly” signed an agreement worth more than $275 billion with Chinese officials, promising that Apple would help to develop China’s economy and technological capabilities, The Information reports. In an extensive paywalled report based on interviews and purported internal Apple documents, The Information revealed that ‌Tim Cook‌ personally forged a five-year agreement […]

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Secure Equipment Act signed, Huawei and ZTE to face further restrictions

Huawei’s nightmare in the United States isn’t over. Even ZTE may be having a more difficult time doing business in the country as a new legislation has been signed by President Joe Biden. The legislation is an act to prevent companies that may be security threats from getting equipment licenses from US legislators. The likes […]

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Samsung investors worried over Apple’s insistence to buy Chinese

Samsung investors are getting worried over Apple’s relatively newfound insistence on buying Chinese. “Relatively” meaning it’s not exactly new, but it wasn’t until recently that Cupertino ostensibly made buying cheap its top priority. The writing has been on the wall for some time now, though. Apple is by far the most profitable smartphone company out […]

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Galaxy Z Fold 3 may be next in line for One UI 4.0 beta

With the third One UI 4.0 beta update now rolling out for the Galaxy S21 series in South Korea, Samsung might be getting ready to extend the beta program to more smartphone models soon. As of now, the beta program is open only for the Galaxy S21 lineup in select markets, but rumor has it […]

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Galaxy Z Fold 3’s Chinese variant, W22 5G with 16GB RAM, is now available for pre-order

As usual, Samsung has launched a slightly modified version of its latest Galaxy Z Fold series smartphone in China. It is called the W22 5G, and we had exclusively reported about it four months ago. Last week, its first pictures made it to the internet, and now, the foldable smartphone is available for pre-order in […]

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You’ll be glad you’re not getting China’s version of the Galaxy Z Fold 3

Samsung’s foldable phones aren’t the same everywhere in the world, or more specifically, China has been getting special Galaxy Fold versions ever since the original model was introduced a couple of years ago. The Samsung W21 was released instead of the Galaxy Z Fold 2, and of course, the brand-new Galaxy Z Fold 3 was […]

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The future of AI is closer than you think, Samsung scientist says

The future of artificial intelligence applications won’t be powered by supercomputers in the cloud. Instead, efficiency is the new name of the game. State-of-the-art science is hence largely geared toward making the most of the one computer you already own. Your smartphone, of course. Especially if it’s Samsung-made. As one of the largest technology companies […]

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Samsung’s China shift is bleeding its Korean suppliers dry

Samsung’s adoption of multi-camera systems for smartphones a few years ago didn’t seem to have helped local lens suppliers much. In fact, the opposite happened, and rival companies from China have been thriving on the back of Samsung’s orders for a few years. Meanwhile, lens suppliers in South Korea were all in the red last […]

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Galaxy A71 5G gets the September 2021 security update, starting with China

Samsung has already released its latest security update to most of its high-end and mid-range smartphones over the past month. The company has now started releasing the September 2021 security update to the Galaxy A71 5G, starting with China. Other markets could also get access to the new update very soon. The Galaxy A71 5G […]

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Lithuania tells citizens to throw away Chinese phones

Due to concerns over devices being able to detect and censor certain terms, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry has recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones. And for those that already have smartphones manufactured by brands like Xiaomi and Huawei, they advised owners to throw away those devices. This is the latest development in the […]

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Samsung’s unique Z Fold 3 for China known as the W22 5G has leaked

Samsung is developing a unique Galaxy Z Fold 3 model for China — SamMobile exclusively reported all the way back in June when Galaxy Unpacked was still more than a month away. It hasn’t been much in the headlines since — or barely at all — but the so-called Samsung W22 5G was spotted in […]

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One UI 4.0 beta: Here are all the countries where you can try it out

At long last, Samsung has officially opened up the One UI 4.0 beta program for the Galaxy S21 series. In recent years, Samsung has been doing a stellar job of letting its customers try out the next version of Android ahead of time, and this time around, Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra owners get […]

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Chinese AI Firm Wants Apple to Stop iPhone Production Over Patent Infringement Claims

Ahead of next week’s Apple event, which is expected to include the launch of the iPhone 13 lineup, a Chinese AI firm is asking a court to stop the production and sale of the iPhone in China, alleging that Siri infringes upon its patent, South China Morning Post reports. Apple last year was hit with […]

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