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April 2018 security patch drops for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Galaxy Note 8 has finally caught up to Samsung’s latest software, which means most users should be on Android 8.0 Oreo by now. With that out of the way, it’s time for Samsung to stay on top of security updates. The April 2018 update has started to roll out for certain Galaxy Note 8 […]

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Galaxy Note 9 rumors pick up steam, suggest a bigger battery and 6.4-inch screen

The Galaxy Note 9 rumors are going to start getting more frequent over the next few months, and today we’ve got a leak that suggests some improvements in key areas for Samsung’s late-year flagship. We’ve already heard that Samsung is working on putting the fingerprint sensor underneath the screen, but now we know they want […]

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Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy Note 8 getting Android Oreo update in U.S.

After a few busy weeks for Samsung smartphone owners in the U.S., the last group of Galaxy owners finally have something to rejoice over. Favoring carrier sold models, Samsung has been pushing out an Android 8.0 Oreo update to owners of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 devices. That left owners of the unlocked […]

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Galaxy Note 8 is getting its Android 8.0 Oreo update on Verizon and Sprint

Good news, Galaxy Note 8 owners. You might be getting an OTA update soon, at least if you’re on Verizon or Sprint. Both carriers are currently rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update to Samsung’s late-2017 flagship, bringing a ton of new features and a more advanced OS to your device, catching both of those […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 surfaces in benchmark entry

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9, under development for a fall release in line with previous Galaxy Note device launches, has appeared for the first time in a benchmark entry on the Geekbench web site. This new entry gives us some clues about the hardware we can expect. The particular entry is for a Samsung model […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 might adopt a fingerprint sensor under the screen

Samsung’s next flagship phone will probably have a fingerprint scanner under the screen! Yeah, we get it. You’ve probably heard that rumor several times before, and it’s not even exclusive to Samsung. This time, though, it looks like there might be some weight behind it. Samsung Display and Samsung Electronics, two companies that make up Samsung’s entire […]

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Best heavy-duty cases for the Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung launched its Galaxy S9 and S9+ handsets in February during MWC 2018, with both variants boasting rear and front glass panels. If you want to keep your new handset looking as good as new, it’s probably a good idea to get a case wrapped around the rear panel at the very least. While we’ve covered slim […]

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20 Tips and Tricks for the Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+

Buying a brand new Galaxy S9 or S9+ is an exciting enough occasion for many, but for some of us, the prospect of setting up this new phone is even more gratifying. Finding and making the most out of the phone’s functions and abilities can be a little daunting, though, especially when you consider the […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is seeing weaker demand than the Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S9 is an impressive phone, and it’s hard to argue otherwise. It’s got one of the best cameras on the market, a phenomenal set of hardware, and a slick design, but you can also say most of that about its predecessor. And, unfortunately for Samsung, lots of customers have noticed the similarities.  In […]

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Six of the best cases for your Galaxy S9+

Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ is the larger, more expensive sibling to the regular Galaxy S9, boasting a bigger display, a higher capacity battery, extra storage options, a second rear camera sensor, and a more substantial price tag. Despite those differences, the two phones have a lot in common, with the glass front and back panels the […]

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The Galaxy S9+ vs. the competition: Beyond the dual cameras

This year's bigger Galaxy handset focuses on its picture-taking capabilities: The S9+ is Samsung's first flagship with a dual camera, which brings it in line with competing phones like the Pixel 2 XL as well as its sibling Galaxy Note 8. There's also…
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How to watch the Samsung Galaxy S9 livestream live from MWC 2018

It’s finally the 25th of February, the day that Samsung officially takes the wraps off its brand new Galaxy S9 and S9+ flagships. But after all the leaks, is there anything left to discover that isn’t already known? Who knows, but you can always watch the live stream of the Unpacked event that is being held in […]

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Samsung never learns, might unveil a new social network with the Galaxy S9

Samsung likes to throw things at a wall to see what sticks, but man, they’ve had some absolute duds and failures over the years, especially on the software side. We’ve had messaging apps like ChatOn, social networks for Galaxy Note users with PenUp, music streaming services and video hubs with Milk Music and Milk Video, […]

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Latest Samsung Galaxy S9 leak reveals specs and possible pre-order details ahead of MWC launch

With MWC 2018 fast approaching, the big news of the show is Samsung’s Unpacked event on February 25 where the Korean giant will finally unveil the Galaxy S9 and S9+. Samsung posted a few video teasers last week, and it’s well known that the Galaxy S9+ will sport a dual rear camera setup thanks to […]

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New video shows Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ LED View and Hyperknit cases

It’s no secret that Samsung is launching its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, on February 25 at an Unpacked event in Barcelona, the day before MWC2018 begins. Thanks to serial leaker Evan Blass, we even know what both phones look like. But what about the official covers? Well, accessory retailer, Mobile […]

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Samsung’s Exynos 9810 bests Snapdragon 845 in Galaxy S9 benchmarks

Depending on just how much stock you put in benchmark tests, a new entry on Geekbench points to the Exynos 9810 being a stronger processor for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. If accurate, that situation would be consistent with historical differences between Samsung’s in-house chips that they use in […]

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A weird quirk with Bixby prevents installing a baseball card app on the Galaxy S8

Samsung’s Bixby virtual assistant wasn’t exactly met with open arms, and throughout reviews we’ve noted some general weirdness with the app. Every time I use a Galaxy S8 device I always accidentally hit the Bixby button, too, so it’s pretty obvious it needed more time in the oven before officially being released. But going beyond […]

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Samsung leak shows off the Galaxy S9’s new DeX Pad

When reports came out late last year that Samsung was going to reveal the Galaxy S9 at CES 2018, it was bundled with rumors about a new DeX docking station. Well, the S9 reveal didn't happen at CES, but that part about a new DeX device might just be…
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Samsung might start building its mythical Galaxy X folding smartphone this year

Rumors of a bendable, foldable smartphone from Samsung have been floating around for years. There are more questions than answers at this point, but it’s looking (slightly) more likely that Samsung will indeed start manufacturing the so-called Galaxy X folding smartphone this year. The company has already publicly stated that the phone would launch in […]

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Take a first look at the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+

We’re very close to Samsung’s official Unpacked event for the Galaxy S9, which also means we’re right in the middle of rumor season. And, courtesy of Evan Blass, it looks like we have the biggest leak yet, confirming just about everything you’d want to know about Samsung’s upcoming pair of devices. As seen above, the […]

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Samsung has produced a stunning Limited Edition Galaxy Note 8 for the Winter Olympics that you can’t buy

With the Winter Olympics set to run from February 9-25 in South Korea, Samsung has produced a stunning limited edition of its Galaxy Note 8 to celebrate the occasion. The special edition is appropriately called the ‘PyeongChang Winter Olympics Limited Edition’. Unfortunately, unless you are a participant or organizer of the Winter Olympics, there’s pretty much […]

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Latest Galaxy S8 Android Oreo beta might be the stable version

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are both getting another version of the Android Oreo beta today, which isn’t a big deal on its own. However, this might be the last version of the beta that we see before it starts to roll out as the official Android 8.0 update. This new build isn’t huge, […]

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Samsung Galaxy S9 box image leaks ahead of MWC 2018 announcement

Samsung is holding off on the launch of the Galaxy S9, but that does not mean news about the new device was not swirling around CES 2018. While making comments at the event, Samsung head DJ Koh revealed the company plans to officially announce the Galaxy S9 at MWC 2018 in Spain. That date will […]

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Samsung is adding Dolby Atmos to the Galaxy S8 this year

Good news, movie junkies; Samsung wants to add Dolby Atmos to your Galaxy S8. At least, if a leaked build of Android Oreo for the Galaxy S8 is accurate, that’s the plan.  The update is an incremental build from Samsung’s beta program for the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8, so that’s a […]

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Check out our Samsung Galaxy Note 8 video review!

Didn’t get a new phone for the holidays? Still trying to decide what to go with? Why not check out Kent’s in-depth video review of the Galaxy Note 8 to help you make a decision? You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll question how you feel about shopping lists. Check it out below. Come comment on this […]

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Samsung admits there’s a flaw with the Galaxy Note 8’s battery

Samsung’s Galaxy Note line is no stranger to battery problems, and unfortunately, the Galaxy Note 8 is still running into issues. Don’t get too alarmed, though, since these batteries are simply failing, not exploding. The long and short of the situation is that sometimes when a Galaxy Note 8 fully discharges its battery, it won’t […]

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Some Galaxy Note 8 owners have reported battery charging issues

Some Galaxy Note 8 owners have been reporting that they couldn't charge or turn on their handsets after the batteries ran dry — a problem that plagues other phones as well. While Samsung reps have been trying to address individual issues, a company…
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The Samsung Galaxy S9 might keep the Galaxy S8’s display aspect ratio

Nobody’s questioning whether or not the Galaxy S9 is real, but we are pretty curious about what Samsung plans on changing this time around. One of the things that might not change, however, is the aspect ratio of the display itself. A new rumor suggests that we’ll once again see that extremely tall 18:5:9 aspect ratio that […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo test build leaks

Since the release of the official build of Android 8.0 Oreo a couple months ago, Android device owners have been waiting patiently for the update to roll out for their devices. The hope is this will be a quick process especially since Google started releasing developer preview builds much earlier in the year so manufacturers […]

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Samsung Galaxy S9 color rumors

When it comes to smartphones, black seems to be a ubiquitous choice that spans manufacturers and models. So we will not be surprised to see the Samsung Galaxy S9 launch next year with an all black version of the smartphone. Outside of that, sources are hinting that a pleasant surprise may be in store for […]

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Samsung has patented an in-screen fingerprint reader, perhaps in time for the Galaxy S9?

An in-screen fingerprint reader has been something akin to a holy grail for smartphone manufacturers in recent times. Samsung’s Galaxy S8 was rumored to feature a fingerprint reader embedded beneath the display before it launched sporting that poorly positioned scanner next to its rear camera. The same thing happened with the Galaxy Note 8, a few rumors […]

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Samsung quietly confirms the Exynos 9810 for the Galaxy S9

It’s inevitable that a new and improved processor will come with the Samsung Galaxy S9, but only Samsung knows the specifics. Well, that was until they won a CES 2018 Innovation Award for it and now it’s out in the open. The Exynos 9 Series 9810 will likely power the upcoming Galaxy S9 series, although […]

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Deepsea Blue version of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to be available in U.S.

Consumers who want a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 but are not content with black or grey may be in luck, especially if they are interested in a blue phone. Samsung is planning to make a version of the smartphone available in the U.S. market in Deepsea Blue. This new color option for the Galaxy Note […]

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Samsung launches the business friendly Galaxy Tab Active 2

The recently leaked Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 is now official, replacing the aging Galaxy Tab Active from three years ago and again targeting business customers. It’s a ruggedized tablet with an 8-inch screen (1280 x 800) providing glove and wet-touch capabilities, IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, and major shock protection with a […]

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Samung Galaxy S7 gets nod over Apple iPhone 8 according to Consumer Reports

In their latest round of reviews and recommendations for smartphones, Consumer Reports is recommending buyers choose the Samsung Galaxy S7 over the new Apple iPhone 8. Having one of the leading sources for buying recommendations choose a phone that is over a year old over the latest release from Apple has to sting and points […]

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Bixby and a removable battery are coming to the Galaxy Tab Active 2

Three years ago, Samsung launched its first ruggedized tablet, the 8-inch Galaxy Tab Active. It featured an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance and a shock resistant shell. Similar in concept to the Galaxy S Active series of phones, the aging tablet is about to get a successor with the Galaxy Tab Active 2. […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is losing text messages on all carriers

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ have had a relatively scandal-free life so far, and while that sounds like a dig at the Galaxy Note 7, most phones usually have some kind of issue, however small. And unfortunately for Samsung, the Galaxy S8’s tiny issue is here. Tons of users have been reporting missing text messages […]

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Samsung pushes out firmware update for Galaxy Note 8 with camera improvements and security patches

The Galaxy Note 8 was officially announced last month at an Unpacked event held in New York, with preorders going live on August 24th. With the official release date of September 15th coming up in just a couple of days time, Samsung is rolling out a day one update for the Galaxy Note 8 that includes […]

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Galaxy S8 Active review: A flagship for the clumsy and adventurous

Every year, Samsung likes to spice up their Galaxy S family with a ruggedized version of their current flagship. It offers the best of Samsung’s hardware, all of their software features, but with a tough-to-break frame and serious water and dust proofing. This year, we got the Galaxy S8 Active. This one’s tricky, though; Samsung […]

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Samsung claims Galaxy Note 8 preorders are their best ever

Despite the Galaxy Note 7’s unexpected exit from the market, consumer enthusiasm for the Galaxy Note line doesn’t seem to have dipped at all. Samsung has announced that they’re experiencing better preorders for the Note 8 than any other device in the Galaxy Note family. At least, that’s what Samsung is claiming. According to their most […]

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Latest leaked images of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 surface

With only a few days remaining until Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy Note 8, we have a new set of leaked images to ponder as we head into the weekend. According to sources, the device pictured is “dummy” Galaxy Note 8. The highlights of the images appear to be a demonstration of how thin the […]

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[TA Deals] Enter to win a Samsung Galaxy S8!

We’re hosting a giveaway on our online store that could make you a new Samsung Galaxy S8 owner. All you have to do is sign up to receive updates from our online store and you’ll be entered. If you’re the winner, someone will get in touch by email. Just provide your contact information and a […]

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Your Samsung Galaxy S8 now works with the Daydream View for all things virtual reality

The 2017 flagship from Samsung finally works with Daydream, which is Google’s virtual reality platform. Move over, Oculus. Samsung is partnering with someone else to serve up immersive content on its phones. The plan to add the Galaxy S8 to the Daydream-ready family was put into motion at Google I/O 2017 in May. Now it’s […]

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Slides revealing Samsung Galaxy S8 Active specs leaked

Samsung and AT&T must be getting close to launching the Galaxy S8 Active, a rugged version of the flagship Galaxy S8 that follows in the footsteps of similar offerings from AT&T. Apparently Samsung or AT&T has started the process of preparing people to be able to explain the features of this new variant and they […]

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[Deal] Amazon begins selling the U.S. unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, already takes $150 off

The online retailer just started selling one of the best phones you can buy today. Samsung’s 2017 flagship, the Galaxy S8, just went live on Amazon in an official capacity. Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were only available on the site through third-party sellers until now. And, on top of that, you couldn’t […]

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Unofficial Galaxy Note 8 render confirms design

Samsung has officially told us when to expect a Galaxy Note 8 announcement, which means we’re about to see a ton of rumors blow up while there’s still some mystery to the device. Although, with this latest render, it doesn’t seem like there’s much left that we don’t know. This leak comes from a case […]

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Samsung’s Unpacked 2017 event on August 23 will launch the Galaxy Note 8

We’ve just received an invite from Samsung for an Unpacked 2017 event happening on August 23. It’ll be for the launch of the Galaxy Note 8, which will follow its predecessors in making a global debut in New York City. The Unpacked 2017 event begins at 11:00AM ET on Wednesday, August 23. Our team at Talk […]

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DJ Koh says Samsung will debut the Galaxy Note 8 in August

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 will be announced next month. We knew this even though it wasn’t official, but now it’s official. Samsung’s DJ Koh, head of the mobile division, was speaking at a press conference in Taiwan when he revealed that the Galaxy Note 8 becomes official in August. The confirmation aligns with previous launches […]

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Galaxy Note 8 possibly leaked by Samsung, shipping date projected in September

With a little over a month to go until the expected official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on August 23rd, the possibility exists that Samsung’s own Exynos processor division may have leaked out an image of the upcoming device. Meanwhile, sources in Korea are projecting the new device will start shipping during September. […]

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Galaxy Note 8 might get unpacked on August 23rd

We’re steadily winding through the summer, which means it’s almost time for a new Galaxy Note 8. We’re seeing plenty of rumors, but that should all come to a head when Samsung finally announces their next flagship in late August, keeping in line with the last few iterations. August 23rd is reportedly the date for Samsung’s next […]

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