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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 pegged for late September release with $900 price tag

We’re halfway through the year and it’s time for new Galaxy Note 8 rumors to take over the blogosphere. We’ve already heard dates on when Samsung will announce the device, but the newest rumor slates the actual release date of the phone for late September. An announcement in August with a release in September is […]

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Google Play’s new feature for Samsung phones isn’t so exclusive

Google Play Music and Samsung have a history of exclusives, and now they may have debuted their best one yet. Android Authority reports that Google Play Music's playlist New Release Radio, which is a personalized playlist of new release music with da…
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[Deal] T-Mobile launches BOGO involving the Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6

You’re probably going shopping this weekend, so consider swinging by a T-Mobile for an incredible deal of two of the year’s hottest phones. We’ve been told by T-Mobile that, starting today, the 2017 flagships from Samsung and LG are eligible for a buy-one-get-one offer. If you purchase the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, you can […]

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U.S. unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ receive minor software update, includes June 2017 security patch level

It’s the same software update you heard about recently but without the long wait. With the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, you’re getting one of the best Android phones today. Samsung went all-in on design, performance, and software. Not everyone wants to be chained down by a carrier, though. So, like it did in 2016, […]

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Intel and Samsung back FTC lawsuit against Qualcomm

The Federal Trade Commission kicked off 2017 by targeting Qualcomm over allegedly anti-competitive behavior, and unsurprisingly, companies the chipmaker competes with agree. Intel and Samsung filed briefs supporting the FTC lawsuit, claiming that Qua…
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You can now control Samsung smart devices with a Connect IQ-powered Garmin watch

Garmin has kicked off its Connect IQ Developer Summit, and one of the more noteworthy announcements to come out of the conference is about the company’s new partnership with Samsung SmartThings automation.

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T-Mobile starts shipping the Samsung Galaxy S8

Ready for Samsung’s 2017 flagship? Many of you have eagerly been waiting for the Galaxy S8 to start shipping, but there’s still one week until the official release date. Unless you’re a T-Mobile customer, of course. The phone is already shipping to people on the magenta-colored network. T-Mobile sent out alerts earlier this week that […]

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Master your Samsung Galaxy S8 with these tips and tricks

If you’re looking for Galaxy S8 tips and tricks that will unlock the true potential of your new phone, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a guide to the Galaxy S8’s best features.

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Samsung Gear S3 Value Pack update brings new health features and other functions

Samsung’s Value Pack update for the Gear S3 is finally available in most major markets after being released late in March, so now more people will get to enjoy the extra features and functions the update brings. It’s mostly health app upgrades, but there are a few other things here. Samsung Health on the Gear […]

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China court orders Samsung to pay $11.6 million to Huawei in patent dispute

A Chinese court has ordered Samsung to pay up $ 11.6 million in a patent dispute with Huawei. It’s not all good news for Huawei, however, which originally requested a hefty $ 12.7 billion.

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Samsung first quarter income highest since 2013

Despite continuing jokes about last year’s hottest product, the Galaxy Note 7, and having a key executive jailed amidst a scandal investigation, Samsung announced in earnings guidance that for the first quarter of 2017 the company had sales of approximately 50 trillion won ($ 44 billion USD) which helped drive operating income to 9.9 trillion won […]

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Everything we know about Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus pricing and availability

Are you interested in getting the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus for yourself? Here is everything we know about the pricing and availability of the two new devices.

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Google Pixel vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: Which is the better Android phone?

Samsung has finally taken the wraps off the forthcoming Galaxy S8, the company’s latest flagship. But can the device compete with the Google Pixel when it comes to power and performance?

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Galaxy S8 Plus vs. Galaxy S7 Edge: Which Samsung smartphone has the edge?

If you’ve narrowed your next phone down to a curvy Samsung, but you can’t decide which one, or you’re not sure if you need to upgrade from the S7 Edge to the S8 Plus, this specs comparison will help you.

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Samsung DeX dock: Our first take

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 packs the best specs into a nearly bezel-less design. But as large as a 6.2-inch screen may be, it’s far from being the perfect multitasking workstation that can replace your desktop. That’s where DeX comes in.

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Your wearable could soon be your wallet, too, if Samsung gets its way

Today’s wearables may be useful for tracking the number of steps you’ve taken or calories burned, but soon, they may be able to help you keep tabs on another kind of activity — your bank account.

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Target circular exposes Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-order bonuses

After it becomes official next week, buyers of the Samsung Galaxy S8 are going to have various incentives to pre-order the phone. Target, one of the largest retailers in the United States, plans on going all-out for buyers who pre-order Samsung’s 2017 flagship. A leak of an upcoming advertisement tells us what they’ll give anyone […]

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A leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 shows plum color

Ready for an interesting twist? This is the Galaxy S8 that Samsung will announce at the end of the month. An unnamed individual took multiple images of the phone in plum. Well, this could actually be just a prototype and probably is just a prototype. We say that because there’s a coat of paint over […]

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 might not release on time

Just a few days we heard a pretty compelling rumor that the Galaxy S8 would be launching on April 21st to cap off a preorder period starting April 10th. While that rumor is still pretty plausible, another leak suggests that the launch date has been pushed back a week to April 28th. The good news […]

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Short videos show the Samsung Galaxy S8 and its design

Go ahead, Samsung. Continue teasing the launch of your 2017 flagship. That’s not stopping the Galaxy S8 from leaking in various photographs and videos until the official announcement later this month. People are getting their hands on pre-release units and leaking the Galaxy S8 for looks that you can enjoy early. Today there’s another leak, […]

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Samsung opening new quality assurance office

  Samsung has announced that they’ll be opening an office to handle global product quality improvements, which is basically a failsafe to prevent another Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. Kinda makes you wonder why office didn’t exist before, but hey, take what you can get. Samsung is pulling President Kim Jong-ho over from Samsung Heavy Industries […]

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Samsung pays tribute to Nintendo with its Wiimote-like Gear VR Controller

At Mobile World Congres in Barcelona, Spain, Samsung and Facebook’s Oculus Rift division announced the Gear VR controller, a virtual reality gamepad. Here is our first impression of the controller.

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Samsung embraces makers, Casey Neistat narrates powerful TV ad

It no longer takes a professional camera or even a camcorder to be a creator. Now everyone is a maker, according to Samsung. All that’s necessary is your phone. Because of it, you can unlock endless capabilities to share your life with the rest of the world. Samsung Galaxy: The Rest of Us During the […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 news and rumors

Boasting a better processor than the Galaxy Tab S2, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 could be one of the best Android tablets of the year. Here’s everything we know about the upcoming device so far.

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Samsung will showcase C-Lab’s AR and VR projects at MWC

Samsung will exhibit four new augmented and virtual reality projects out of the C-Lab program at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. C-Lab or Creative Lab is the chaebol's in-house initiative that gives employees time off to work on their…
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Samsung Galaxy A7, A5, and A3 (2017) news

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy A3, A5, and A7, showing off some very nice specifications at an affordable price. Here’s the rundown on what these phones have to offer.

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Is Samsung prepping true wireless earbuds with noise cancellation?

According to new reports, Samsung is preparing a slew of new headphones to launch alongside the Galaxy S8 — including a wireless pair with active noise cancellation, and a pair without it.

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New Samsung smartphone could be its first with Tizen 3.0

Samsung is reportedly developing a phone called the Samsung SM-Z250F, which could be the first to feature Tizen 3.0, the latest version of Samsung’s self-built operating system.

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LG G6 to make do with the Snapdragon 821 after Samsung gets ‘first dibs’ on Snapdragon 835

While it’s widely believed that Samsung will delay launching the Galaxy S8 thanks to the lingering effects of the abortive Galaxy Note 7, LG has confirmed that it will announce its G6 handset on February 26th at MWC 2017 next month. There is one caveat, though, the LG G6 will use last year’s silicon, the Snapdragon 821, instead […]

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Weekly Rewind: Emoji freeze iPhones, Tesla taps solar power, Samsung scandals soar

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week.

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Report: Samsung Note 7 probe finds batteries caused fires

Samsung has concluded that the Galaxy Note 7's fires and explosions were caused by battery problems, not the phone's hardware or software, Reuters reports. The information comes from "a person familiar with the matter," rather than an official source…
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Android 7.0 Nougat begins rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

We’ve been eagerly awaiting an official release of Android 7.0 to Samsung’s latest flagship line, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. It’s taken a couple of months, but the update is finally ready for the masses. This update follows just a couple months after Samsung tested out a beta on their devices, which really […]

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Samsung expands market for Gear smartwatches via iOS compatability

It took Samsung quite a while, but Samsung has finally released an iOS app that enables users to connect some of their smartwatches with their Apple smartphone. The new iOS app will work with the Gear S2 and Gear S3 smartwatches. There are some reports that it will work with the Gear Fit 2 activity […]

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Dr. Samsung tried to fix my face

No, I'm not holding a phone. The thing I'm holding in my hand above is analyzing my skin for its hydration levels, redness and melanin. Even better, it's going to try and fix any issues with a combination of light therapy and "micro-needle" patches f…
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Samsung app update suggests Chromecast-like streaming on HDTVs

Potentially useful for anyone that’s interested in purchasing a new Samsung television, a recent app update alludes to the addition of mobile device casting from popular video apps like YouTube and Hulu.

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[Video] Unboxing the Samsung Gear S3

Have you been wondering whether the Gear S3 is worth picking up or not? Our very own Justin Herrick unboxed the latest smartwatch from Samsung. See what he thinks after the break. There’s a raft of new features that come with the Gear S3 that make it all that more better than its predecessor, the […]

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Samsung may be about to disable the Galaxy Note 7 for remaining U.S. users

If you decided to ignore the Galaxy Note 7 recall because you’re not bothered about the possibility of it spontaneously combusting, then be warned – Samsung may be about to render it useless via a software update.

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Struggling Samsung won’t split in two, but it’s throwing investors a bone

Samsung has announced a new shareholder return plan amid calls to split in two. While it has not confirmed the creation of a holding company just yet, it is exploring splitting in two as an option.

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Hands-on: Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier

Samsung has two new smartwatches for 2016: The Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier. Here’s everything you need to know about them, including our in-depth first look at the watches, and how to pre-order one.

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Samsung wants to bring text messaging into the 21st century with acquisition of RCS

Samsung has acquired a Rich Communications Services business from NewNet, essentially allowing the company to make text messaging a lot more like using Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp.

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Samsung Galaxy X: Rumors and news leaks

Samsung has been showcasing bendable display technology for a few years now, and a folding smartphone might finally become a reality. Internally code-named Project Valley, the Galaxy X could launch next year.

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Yet another Samsung phone allegedly exploded, but it’s not the Galaxy Note 7

It’s been bad news week after week for Samsung ever since the company began recalling exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. It recalled 2.8 million washing machines last week and now a woman in France says her Galaxy J5 exploded.

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LG likely to ditch mods, add tech behind Samsung Pay for its upcoming G6 smartphone

Rumors are circulating about LG’s next flagship smartphone, the G6. It may feature MST payment technology, which is also used by Samsung Pay. The G6 will have to be a stunner, as LG failed to spark interest in its modular ecosystem with the G5.

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The Galaxy C9 Pro is the first Samsung smartphone with 6GB RAM

A faulty Galaxy Note 7 will not stop Samsung from releasing new phones, starting with the Galaxy C9 Pro. The phone will only be available in China starting November 11 for around $ 470.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 rumors and news leaks

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is outselling the iPhone 6S and the 6S Plus. With that feat under its belt, it’s time to shift focus to next year’s flagship — the Galaxy S8. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Samsung is launching a contest to produce games for its India-oriented Tizen Store

The best way to encourage participation? By turning everything into a competition, of course. Tapping into the human penchant for contest, Samsung has launched its Tizen App Challenge.

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Samsung expects to miss out on $2.3 billion in profits, and it’s all the Note 7’s fault

Samsung has been forced to slash its expected earnings for the previous three months by a third, due to the failure of the Galaxy Note 7, and resulting product recall. Added into a huge drop in shares, and the financial pain is beginning to show.

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U.S. Supreme Court questions Apple, Samsung on importance of design patents

Samsung and Apple have been at each other’s throats for the better part of six years. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments from both sides, and will offer a ruling some time next year.

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Hot potato! How to ditch your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 before it explodes

Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 shortly after launch due to exploding batteries. Now, replacement handsets have also gone up in smoke (literally). Here’s how to get a replacement or a refund for your Galaxy Note 7 and what to buy instead.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is a mighty phablet that offers both the novelty of a dual-edged screen and the productivity of the S Pen stylus. Read our review.

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