Samsung’s smartphone market share hits an all-time high in South Korea

Samsung’s business boomed during the third quarter despite the pandemic. Its quarterly revenue soared to an all-time high, and it managed to surpass Apple’s smartphone market share in the US. Samsung appears to have done really well in its home market, too, according to a new report. A new report from market research firm Strategy Analytics claims […]

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Samsung confirms One UI 3.0 Beta update is coming soon for Galaxy S20 series

Samsung had unveiled the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update for the Galaxy S20 series two months ago. The developer beta version of One UI 3.0 was released earlier this month, and the UI design changes and all the new features were revealed as well. The company has now announced that it will soon release […]

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iPhone 12 May Launch Earlier Than Usual in South Korea

The upcoming iPhone 12 lineup may launch earlier than usual in South Korea, reports The Korea Herald. South Korean telecoms firms speaking to The Korea Herald have said that the ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup will launch ahead of its usual schedule. Normally, the release of new iPhones in South Korea comes about one month after launch […]

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Korea to Investigate Apple and Google’s In-App Purchase Practices

Last week, multiple startup companies in Korea called for an investigation into Apple and Google’s in-app purchase practices. Now, The Korea Herald has confirmed that the Korean Ministry of Science and ITC will launch an investigation to look into the two companies’ “excessive commissions.” The investigation will examine platform fees, payment systems, and whether Apple […]

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Korean Startups Call for Investigation into Apple and Google In-App Purchases

Multiple startup companies in Korea are calling for an investigation into Apple and Google’s in-app purchase practices, reports The Korea Herald. An alliance of app developers and small companies submitted a petition to the Korea Communications Commission earlier today, asking for an investigation into whether Apple and Google may be violating Korean laws on in-app […]

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