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Is Samsung teasing what its next folding phones will look like?

Samsung is no stranger to staying at the forefront of technology, and they’ve long been a leader in display manufacturing. That paid off with the recent launch of foldable phones, which has seen Samsung take the crown from, well, pretty much everyone. They’re really one of the only manufacturers consistently making good foldable phones early […]

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Samsung has delayed the One UI 3.0 beta program for the Galaxy S10, Note 10, and Galaxy Z ranges

As the Galaxy S20 receives yet another beta build of One UI 3.0, it seems that Samsung is postponing the addition of other models such as the Galaxy S10, Note 10, and Galaxy Z Flip and Fold 2. The electronics giant has confirmed the delay in its community forums. The Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ […]

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Samsung tries and mostly fails for the third time as it attempts to fix the Galaxy S20 FE’s touchscreen issues

We’ve reported on the touchscreen issues that Galaxy S20 FE owners are experiencing with the displays on their new handsets which Samsung is fully aware of. So much so, that the Korean smartphone company issued yet another software update to fix the issues on the Galaxy S20 FE which seems to have yet again resulted […]

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Rumors point to Samsung announcing a Fan Edition of the Galaxy Note 20, would you buy one?

With a plastic rear panel, a 60Hz display with lower resolution, inferior rear cameras, and costing $ 999, the regular Galaxy Note 20 was always going to be found wanting in comparison to its more capable sibling, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. What’s worse, is that the Galaxy Note 20 doesn’t offer much over its Galaxy […]

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Samsung rolls out the October Security Patch to the Galaxy Tab S2 in what can only be described as ‘Peak 2020’

This isn’t an incorrectly scheduled post, nor is it a hoax, Samsung really has begun rolling out the October Security Patch to the five-year-old Galaxy Tab S2. And yes, it’s the October 2020 patch. For a company that sometimes forgot to update its tablets more than once in the past, it’s an incredible example of […]

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(Updated Nov. 4th) The November 2020 Security Patch has rolled out to these Samsung Galaxy devices so far

It’#s November which means that it’s time to forget about the October Security Patch and start taking note of which Samsung handsets are receiving the November patch. The first phones to receive the patch are Samsung’s most recent flagships, and since the brand is busy prepping its One UI 3.0 update, it’s unlikely that the […]

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Samsung unveils the next chip for mid-range Galaxy phones on November 12th

Samsung’s next big wave of Galaxy phones is still a ways off, but that isn’t stopping the company from drumming up hype — even for the chips that will power those phones. SamMobile reports that Samsung’s Chinese branch has teased a launch event for i…
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The Samsung Exynos 1080 benchmarked higher than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+

The Samsung Exynos 1080 has benchmarked higher than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC – but only for the GPU. This unusual result asks more questions than it answers. This story follows a Tweet from Ice universe, who posted a picture showing the AnTuTu benchmark score and the new chip scored over 690,000 points. This is […]

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These unlocked Samsung Galaxy smartphones have received the October Security Patch so far

Samsung is rolling out the October Security Patch to a whole bunch of its smartphones in the US, starting with the Galaxy A50 last week and now with its Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Note 20 handsets. As Samsung’s wide range of handsets gets the October patch, we’ll be updating this post accordingly, making a separate […]

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Samsung throws shade at Huawei – mocks its loss of access to Google apps

We all know about the troubles that Huawei has faced over the past 18 months or so, ever since it was placed on the Entity List by the US government and banned from working with Google and accessing the search giant’s apps and services. With further limitations on ordering its latest processors coming into effect […]

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Watch the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 live stream here from 10 AM ET

Samsung announced its new Galaxy Note 20 Series of smartphones on August 5th during a virtual Unpacked event, and although the Galaxy Fold’s successor was mentioned, it was more of a teaser with a couple of press renders thrown in to whet the appetite of anticipatory fans. Today’s Unpacked 2 event is entirely focused on […]

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Worried about losing your Galaxy Note 20’s S Pen? Samsung will sell you a new one for $40

Samsung’s recently launched Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra are now available in the stores and online, and those who pre-ordered one of the new handsets should be receiving their new phones soon. Being of the Note Series, both models come with an S Pen that, if you are like me, is easily […]

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Energy Ring has been updated with support for the Google Pixel 4a and Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra

Energy Ring has been updated with support for two of the latest Android smartphones, the Google Pixel 4a and the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra, amongst other devices. As a recap, Energy Ring is an Android customization application that makes use of the ring around the punch hole camerato highlight the battery status. This subtle tweak […]

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10 Best Cases for the Samsung Galaxy Note 20

Samsung launched its brand new Galaxy Note 20 on August 5th and it’s fair to say that it looks stunning in the new Mystic Bronze colorway. With the speedy new S Pen, the blazing-fast Snapdragon 865 Plus processor, and the quickest charging technology to ever appear on a Galaxy Note handset, there’s a lot to […]

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Report – Samsung to squeeze Galaxy Note 20 Ultra buyers by only including a 25W charger in the box

With less than two weeks to go until the Galaxy Note 20 is officially unveiled on August 5th, a new leak has appeared that might put a tiny dampener on the occasion for those that are looking at ordering the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. It seems that despite the Ultra being capable of 45W charging, […]

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Samsung could launch the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition with SD865 SoC and a ‘nice price’ in Q4 2020

We may be looking forward to August 5th when Samsung will officially launch the Galaxy Note 20 series and Galaxy Z Flip 5G, but the Korean giant is already prepping to announce another handset sporting the Snapdragon 865 processor sometime during Q4, according to a usually reliable leaker. Known as the Galaxy Fan Edition, S20 […]

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BTS Editions of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus and Galaxy Buds Plus are now in stock

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Plus BTS Edition and Galaxy Buds Plus BTS Edition, are now available to order from the Amazon and Samsung websites. If you’re an Amazon Prime member you could potentially have the new smartphone on the weekend, although you may have to wait up to two months for the earbuds. The Galaxy S20 […]

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Samsung rumored to be reducing the launch price of the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

A report from the South Korean website Naver points to the next Samsung Galaxy Note costing less than expected. The article quantifies this and explains it believes the device will start at KRW 1.2million, approximately $ 999, which is less than the Galaxy Note 10’s South Korean launch price of KRW 1.25million. The paper goes on […]

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It’s official – Samsung will announce the Galaxy Note 20 on August 5th during a virtual Unpacked event

After weeks of speculation and then a general acceptance that August 5th was the date, Samsung has finally confirmed that it is indeed the day that it will launch the Galaxy Note 20, and perhaps a couple of other phones such as the Galaxy Z Flip 5G and maybe the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Thanks […]

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Samsung Releases INFIT UV Sterilizer, But There’s a Catch

With COVID-19 still on the rise in many parts of the world, people everywhere are looking for new ways to adequately disinfect common surfaces. Smart devices have always been tricky to clean, as you can’t just dip them in hot water and give them a scrub, nor can you spray just any disinfectant solution on […]

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Samsung may have leaked the Note 20 Ultra on its own website

Samsung may have accidentally unveiled its next flagship ahead of schedule. On the company’s official Russian, Ukrainian and Chinese Note 8 product pages, there’s a photo of a new Note-series phone. According to frequent Samsung leaker Max Weinbach,…
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Samsung working on new OLED technology called HOP for the Galaxy Note 20

The Samsung Galaxy Note family has traditionally received the very latest and best of Samsung’s technology, and the South Korean conglomerate is said to be preparing a cutting-edge OLED panel for the Galaxy Note 20. This new technology is called HOP, an abbreviation of Hybrid-oxide and Polycrystalline silicon, and could reduce display power consumption by […]

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Samsung Galaxy A51 review: Doctor, there’s a fly in this ointment

With the mid-range segment more crowded than ever before, we thought it was time to take a look at a phone that will likely sell in big numbers across the world; Samsung’s Galaxy A51. With a restrained but still attractive design, the A51 features quadruple rear cameras, an AMOLED display with a centrally located punch-hole […]

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Lite in the works

It appears that Samsung are working on the follow up to the S10 Lite with an S20 Lite that is known as the S20 ‘Fan Edition’ at Samsung. A report by SamMobile claims that the S20 Lite is a go from Samsung. This could prove popular as the S10 Lite allowed consumers to have a […]

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Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 20 with a special online event in August

Phone launches have been severely disrupted this year due to COVID-19, and things aren’t looking much different in the near future. Most companies are opting for online events to show off their new products, and that will include Samsung’s next Galaxy Note 20. Galaxy Note 20 online launch Unlike previous years (and even the Galaxy […]

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Samsung is reportedly prepping a more affordable Galaxy Fold for launch in July

After a somewhat bumpy start with design flaws, followed by a recall of review units, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold relaunched in September 2019 having undergone a re-design and we’ve not heard a bad word about it since, other than the hefty price tag of course. February 2020 saw Samsung launch the foldable clamshell Galaxy Z Flip, […]

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Samsung no longer syncs keyboard data between phones

If you’re about to hop from your current Samsung phone to a Galaxy S20, don’t expect your keyboard info to come along for the ride. Samsung has stopped syncing keyboard data through its Cloud service as of April 13th, according to a notice seen by Sa…
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Check out this Samsung Galaxy S8 running Windows 10

Hacking and tinkering with the software on Android phones is nothing new. In fact, it’s probably a big part of the reason why the platform is as popular as it is. But it’s always interesting to see that being taken to the next level. Which, in this case, is a Galaxy S8 running Microsoft’s Windows […]

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Samsung will buy back your Galaxy S20 for 50% of its price, if you give it back within two years

It’s no surprise that the Galaxy S20 has gotten off to a slow start. Reviews for the Galaxy S20 Ultra haven’t been great, and the expensive starting price with no budget option hasn’t helped. Couple that with a current global pandemic, and, well, you don’t have a recipe for success. Samsung’s solution? They’ll give you […]

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Samsung announces the Galaxy A31, sporting quad cameras in a mid-range package

Smartphone sales are, well, not great right now. Pretty much everyone is struggling in a market that’s shrinking fast and hard due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. We’re not seeing quite as much excitement around phone launches these days, but Samsung’s trying to stay the course with a refreshed Galaxy A31 smartphone. It’s another mid-range […]

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Samsung and Verizon launch the affordable new Galaxy Tab A 8.4 LTE

Samsung has announced a brand new Galaxy Tab A 8.4 in an LTE flavor, and this model’s headed exclusively for Verizon. While LTE tablets can be a little pricey, Samsung and Verizon are trying to keep this a little more budget-friendly. You’re only paying $ 279 for a tablet that seems like a pretty decent option […]

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Samsung shuts down its PC-to-mobile game streaming on March 27th

We hope you weren't counting on Samsung's PlayGalaxy Link to play your PC games on your phone. Samsung has quietly announced (so quietly that most didn't notice the news in late February) that it's shutting down the game streaming service on March 2…
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PSA: Samsung will sanitize your Galaxy smartphone, Watch, and Buds in bid to fight Coronavirus

By now, you are probably well aware of the Coronavirus situation, both locally and around the world, and hopefully, everyone is taking extra special care of themselves and those around them. While washing hands for 30-seconds or longer is one of the ways that we can help prevent the spread of the disease, Samsung is […]

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Samsung is already improving the Galaxy S20 camera with updates to fight criticism

The Samsung Galaxy S20 family is still about a week away from release, but early reviews haven’t totally fallen in love with the camera yet. Some users that have already used Samsung’s 2020 flagship have noticed a few issues that keep the camera from really being great, but Samsung wants to fix it quickly. Galaxy […]

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What is Samsung SoundAssistant? Here’s how to make your music sound even better

Samsung has updated their SoundAssistant app on the Galaxy Store, which is typically the app you use to customize the sound experience on a Galaxy smartphone. This update goes a bit further, though, and lets you change up your volume indicator and apply some theme elements to it. It’s a pretty neat update. Samsung SoundAssistant […]

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus in “Aura Red” is one of the models you can pre-order today

Samsung made the Galaxy S20 Plus in Aura Red official today, with matching Galaxy Buds to boot. And while today’s the first day you can pre-order the phone, that specific model is only going to be available in South Korea on Korea Telecom. One of the strange things about this new model is the dual […]

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The ten best cases for your Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra

When you’ve spent a thousand dollars or more on your Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, or S20 Ultra, it’s likely that you may want to take the extra step of investing in a case to protect your shiny new handset. Whether you want ultra-thin, trendy, functional, or heavy-duty protection, we’ve searched high-and-low for the best assortment […]

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Samsung launches the latest Galaxy S series – S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra – Available March 6

Samsung just wrapped up its Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event with the launch of three 5G Galaxy S20 devices – the S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra. All will be available on March 6 with preorders starting on February 21st in the US. They should also be available across all carriers, but Verizon’s not getting the standard […]

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Samsung revealed the Galaxy Z Flip in an Oscars ad

After weeks of leaks of Samsung's upcoming foldable phone, it looks like the company has decided to scoop itself. Just a couple of days before the Galaxy Unpacked event on February 11th, Samsung rolled out an ad for the Galaxy Z Flip during tonight's…
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Galaxy S20 registrations are live with a March 6th release date according to Samsung slip-up

With just eleven days to go until Samsung officially takes the wraps off the Galaxy S20 range of handsets on February 11th in New York, the smartphone manufacturer made a small error when its registration page went live, revealing that deliveries would ship by March 6th. As you might expect, the information was quickly scrubbed […]

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Will Samsung integrate Google Duo into regular smartphone messaging?

A new rumor has suggested that Google Duo might be getting a new kind of integration, starting with the Galaxy S20 launch. Apparently there have been talks between Samsung and Google to implement an ability to quickly send Google Duo video messages right inside of Samsung’s SMS messaging application, putting video chatting on a whole […]

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Sprint’s amazing deal: they’ll fix your broken Samsung Galaxy smartphone for just $49, regardless of carrier

Here’s a pretty crazy deal: if you have a broken Samsung Galaxy smartphone, Sprint will fix it for you. They don’t care what carrier you’re on right now, and they’re offering this deal for just $ 49. That’s pretty cheap compared to going to just about any other repair place and spending a couple hundred bucks […]

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Sprint will fix anyone’s cracked Samsung Galaxy screen for $49

Sprint has launched an affordable screen repair program for Samsung Galaxy phones, and it doesn't even matter if you're a subscriber. The company will fix cracked screens on eligible devices for $ 49 until February 9th, 2020 "no matter who your carrie…
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Samsung 108MP sensor exclusive to S20 Ultra, but it doesn’t really matter

Details of Samsung’s imminent flagship trio are leaking at an accelerating pace, including an interesting segmentation of camera hardware and the first hands-on photos. Samsung‘s S-series of flagship smartphones are often the phones many look forward to each year, as they often debut the latest in processor, display, and camera technologies, and as we draw […]

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Samsung Galaxy S20+ leak appears to confirm its name and cameras

You might not have to rely on renders or other hard-to-verify reports to know what Samsung's next Galaxy S phone will look like — you may be staring at it. XDA-Developers has obtained pictures of what it says is the Galaxy S20+ 5G. The boot screen…
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Samsung Galaxy Fold sales figures for 2019 are in

Samsung has been fairly hush hush on Galaxy Fold sales figures, but now at CES 2020, they’re giving us a look into what first-gen Galaxy Fold sales actually look like, from 2019. The Korean tech giant’s CEO, DJ Koh, says that, even after the early fiasco, the company sold between 400,000 and 500,000 Galaxy Fold […]

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Samsung will unveil its latest Galaxy phones on February 11th

In case you've been losing sleep over whether that leaked Samsung invite video was real, fret no more. Samsung itself confirmed this evening that it plans to show off "new, innovative devices that will shape the next decade of mobile experiences" at…
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Samsung set to unveil its latest flagship at Unpacked on February 11

It looks like we finally know when Samsung will be officially announcing the Galaxy S11, and possibly even the Galaxy Fold 2. A promo video, announcing the event, was uploaded to a Samsung press channel, and Twitter user @water8192 was able to grab it before it was pulled. The video itself is nothing necessarily special. […]

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Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are on the way with one key upgrade

We’re anticipating some new Galaxy Buds sooner or later, and a new FCC filing has confirmed that they’re on the way. The filing details an upgrade that’s guaranteed to make a great pair of headphones even better, too. The filing lists a new pair of Galaxy Buds, albeit without a name. Early rumors suggest they’ll […]

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Samsung tops Android industry profits but is dwarfed by Apple’s overall

New data shows Samsung continues to lead the Android profitshare as well as the Android marketshare, with many distant contenders, but Apple continues to dominate the overall mobile profitshare. Counterpoint Research have released their latest quarterly data on the smartphone industry and they reveal that in the face of an overall downtrend in mobile profits […]

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