Samsung Targeting Businesses with Solutions Exchange
Samsung today announced the Samsung Solutions Exchange, a new suite of services that builds on its Samsung For Enterprise (SAFE) smartphones and tablets. The Exchange is meant to help Samsung's enterprise customers get the most out of their mobile devices. The Solutions Exchange includes products and services from third-party developers that businesses can adopt to suit their own needs. Through the Exchange, Samsung is offering its main device SDK, which includes more than 1,000 APIs that businesses can use to create productivity apps around functions such as the S Pen, IR blaster, advanced multi-window, screen mirroring and NFC. Samsung Solutions Exchange can focus on verticals, such as healthcare or financial services, and will provide differentiated solutions based on its individual customers' needs.
Samsung Releases Focus, a Combined Email and Calendar App
Samsung recently made a new productivity app called Samsung Focus available to its Android devices. Focus handles basic productivity functions, including email, calendar, contacts, tasks, and memos all in a single application.
Gmail for Android Gains Microsoft Exchange Support
Google today said the global Android Gmail app is set to add support for Microsoft Exchange. "Whether you're on Google Apps or Exchange, you can use the Gmail app on any Android device to send and receive mail," said Google in a blog post.
Samsung Provides Note7 Exchange Details for US Customers
Samsung has launched a product exchange program for the Galaxy Note7. It says it has identified the batch of devices impacted by the battery problem and has halted all sales as a precaution.
Gmail Bolstered with Exchange Tasks
Google today made its Gmail application for Android devices more useful to those who use Microsoft Exchange services. The latest version of Gmail adds support for Exchange tasks.
Sprint to Allow Replacement Note7 Owners to Swap Phones
Sprint said on Thursday that customers who have a replacement Samsung Galaxy Note7, and harbor lingering doubts about its actual safety, can turn it in for any other device sold by Sprint. Sprint made the decision after a device deemed safe by Samsung burned up on an airplane, forcing passengers to evacuate and the airline to cancel the flight.