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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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Samsung, OnePlus to be part of historic ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ promo campaign

With the third installment in the Avengers series from Marvel ready to hit the big screen later this month, advertisers are preparing to let loose their promotional campaigns tied into the latest Marvel Comics Universe theatrical release. According to sources, the advertising campaign budget for Avengers: Infinity War will be the biggest one ever for […]

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Samsung completes 7nm manufacturing development six months ahead of schedule

Samsung has completed a pretty big manufacturing milestone, and they’ve done it six months ahead of schedule. The company’s been hard at work developing a 7nm manufacturing process for mobile CPUs, and they’ve officially crossed the finish line and are making it ready for other CPUs to start utilizing. So what exactly does this mean […]

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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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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 Pay continues to expand, this time to Italy

Samsung Pay is an integral part of the Galaxy experience, and they’ve been toiling away trying to bring it to more and more markets. The latest addition to the company’s mobile payment system will now allow it to be used in Italy, bringing Samsung Pay to a total of 21 locations around the world.  Samsung […]

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Samsung will discontinue its built-in Movie Maker after Android P update

Did you ever use Samsung’s built-in Movie Maker application on your Galaxy devices? If not, don’t feel bad; it was pretty well hidden, and obviously fairly underutilized as Samsung will be dropping the feature after the next major Android update.  If you did use it, though, pay attention. After your Samsung device is updated to Android P, […]

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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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These SanDisk and Samsung microSD cards are incredibly cheap right now

Unless you’re rocking a phone with 256GB of storage, odds are you’ll want more at some point. SD cards can be life savers when it comes to expanding storage and Amazon currently has some great deals. Whether you need a small boost of 16GB or a large 256GB storage garage, Amazon has you covered. Let’s […]

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Samsung is still preparing a Bixby speaker for later this year

Bixby honestly isn’t that great, but Samsung loves it all the same. And with Google offering several Google Assistant speakers, Apple pushing their own HomePod, and even Microsoft taking misguided stabs at the market with a Cortana speaker, of course Samsung has to try their hand at things. We’d heard rumblings of a Bixby speaker […]

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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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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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Samsung launches the official Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 app

The Olympic Winter Games 2018 will be opening in just a couple weeks. This year the event is being held in PyeongChang, South Korea, so it is an especially nice opportunity for Samsung to partner with the International Olympic Committee to be a partner for the Olympic Winter Games. To celebrate their continued partnership, which […]

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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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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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Sling TV now streams directly on your 2017 Samsung smart TV

If you bought one of Samsung's 2017 smart TV models, you can go ahead and ditch the device you're using to pipe in Sling TV. The live TV streaming company announced today that its app is now available directly those models, which will nix the need fo…
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Samsung reportedly eyes first half of 2018 for smart speaker debut

Astonishingly, Apple's long-delayed HomePod speaker might not be the last to market when it launches early next year. Samsung will release its own smart speaker in the first half of 2018, according to a Bloomberg report. Unsurprisingly, it will repor…
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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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Samsung just won 36 CES 2018 innovation awards for design and engineering

Samsung makes a lot more than just Galaxy phones and 36 of its latest products are CES 2018 award winners. The awards are for outstanding design and engineering, and the program has 28 product categories. Samsung’s awards include two “Best of Innovation” and span categories such as “Virtual and Augmented Reality,” “Wearable Technologies,” “Video Displays,” […]

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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 patent shows a charging pad with both magnetic inductive and resonant modes

A patent application from March 2017 shows that Samsung is developing a dual charging pad that can charge multiple devices using the Qi standard. Two different charging modes, inductive and resonance, will be present in the device. Samsung notes that having both charging methods in one device will eliminate the need to have two separate […]

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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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Samsung announces new SmartThings powered home security and automation solution in partnership with ADT

Samsung announced today a new option for consumers interested in a “life safety” solution for the home that combines security components, the ability to create a home automation system, and monitoring backed by and provided by ADT. The new Samsung SmartThings ADT system is described as the “safest, easiest, and most flexible DIY security and […]

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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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Samsung pushing into 7nm chip production for high-end, 11nm for mid-tier

In an announcement released yesterday, Samsung revealed that they are planning to transition production of their top of the line chips to use a 7-nanometer manufacturing process. Chips destined for mid-tier devices are also getting a boost as Samsung plans to move those chips to an 11-nanometer process. Currently, many top-tier chips use 10-nm production […]

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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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Samsung updates Gear IconX wireless, cord-free earbuds

At their pre-IFA 2017 press event in Berlin today, along with updates to a variety of other products, Samsung announced updates to their Gear IconX wireless ear buds. Ergonomically, Samsung says the redesigned units are lighter weight and will stay secured in a user’s ears better. More importantly, Samsung has added some software technology and […]

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On-again, off-again Samsung Bixby home assistant device back on

It has been an on and off effort by Samsung on working toward release of their own version of a smart home assistant device to compete with Google Home, Amazon Echo and the Apple HomePod. In July word first came out that Samsung was working on a device to compete in that market, but progress […]

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Samsung accidentally confirms Gear Fit 2 Pro

The Galaxy Note 8 wasn’t the only device to be announced today, although it does seem like it was the only one that was supposed to be shown off. During all the commotion, Samsung’s Spanish website listed the Gear Fit 2 Pro before pulling it back down. Was it supposed to be announced with the Note 8 […]

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One week with Samsung Bixby

Nobody wants an assistant they can't trust. And no matter how hard I tried, I couldn't put my faith in Samsung's Bixby. It's the newest entry in the crowded field of virtual assistants, and its youthful inexperience shows. After living with Bixby on…
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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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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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Let Samsung Pay use PayPal as your payment method everywhere

Online payments have been dominated by PayPal, and mobile payments have been leaning towards Samsung Pay. Now the two are coming together. If you own a recent high-end phone from Samsung, you can travel the country and make purchases through PayPal and Samsung Pay. Adding a PayPal account to Samsung Pay could actually be easier […]

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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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Samsung sales, profit for Q2 2017 looking very strong

Samsung has released their earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2017 and things are looking really good for the company. There is a lot of interest in what the impact of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ has been, but we will have to wait a bit longer for detailed information on the results […]

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Samsung working on a fully standalone VR headset with an Exynos CPU

Samsung’s Gear VR line has been moderately successful at bringing virtual reality to the masses without investing in any high-end hardware or equipment. Simply drop your Galaxy S or Galaxy Note smartphone in the headset and you’re ready to go. On top of that, Samsung has given away a free VR headset with all of […]

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