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Samsung’s affordable Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is now on sale in the US

Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Tab S6 with its Snapdragon 855 processor, class-leading AMOLED display, and S Pen that is full of features is a tad pricey, but you can now pick up its more affordable sibling in the US. The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite sports a much more palatable $ 350 price tag, has a 10.4-inch display, […]

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Samsung’s Tizen joins Wear OS to remind you to wash your hands

Smartwatches have had reminders to stay healthy for years – stand up every so often, take a deep breath, etc. In a sign of the times, Tizen joins Google’s Wear OS to remind you to wash your hands every couple of hours. When you reach the sink, it’ll also start a 25-second timer to ensure […]

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Samsung’s S-Voice virtual assistant on its way to the graveyard

We’re all familiar with Bixby today, but what was essentially Samsung’s first virtual assistant was S-Voice. It first launched alongside the Galaxy S3 in 2012, but now Samsung says this antiquated software is on its way to the grave. S-Voice has existed on most Samsung handsets from 2012 to at least 2017, before Samsung’s new […]

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Samsung’s old S Voice assistant will shut down in June

Back in 2012, Samsung introduced its S Voice assistant as it sought to keep up after Apple went all-in on Siri. It was a notable addition for the Galaxy S III, along with the phone’s massive 4.8-inch display, powerful quad-core CPU and TouchWiz inter…
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[Deal] At just £25, Samsung’s 10000mAh Power Bank with Wireless Charging is at its lowest ever price

Keeping your smartphone topped up on your travels isn’t the easiest thing to keep on top of even if you remember to bring a power bank with you, and especially so if you forget to bring the relevant power cable with you. But with many modern smartphones supporting wireless charging, why not expand your options […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra supports speedy 45W Fast Charging, but you’ll need to cough another $50 for the privilege

Samsung just announced its new range of Galaxy S20 smartphones and at the top of the pile is the Ultra that sports a big 6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 processor, 5G connectivity, a quartet of rear cameras, and a massive 40MP selfie camera that sits in the punch-hole. While all three Galaxy S20 […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra might have more RAM than your PC

Rumors for the Galaxy S20 have mentioned a no-holds-barred Ultra model, but just what would that entail? Quite a lot, if you believe the rumors. XDA's Max Weinbach (who shared the leaked photos of the S20+ 5G) claims the Ultra 5G will have extreme…
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Galaxy Bloom will be Samsung’s weirdly named Moto Razr competitor

We’re pretty sure that Samsung is working on a new vertically folding phone, shifting designs from the Galaxy Fold and into something more like what Motorola is cooking up with the revived Razr. We don’t know many specifics about the phone, though, but a new leak might have shed a bit more light on it. […]

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Samsung’s new Galaxy XCover Pro rugged smartphone brings removable batteries back

Even though the buzz of CES 2020 is underway, Samsung managed to quietly bring a new phone to market: the Galaxy XCover Pro, a rugged smartphone that can take a beating. This is the successor to the XCover 4, which launched in 2017. Now, people that need a rugged smartphone have some higher-end tech available […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook is the sleekest Chromebook yet

The Chromebook world has been fairly stale, at least until now. At CES 2020, Samsung announced its new Galaxy Chromebook, setting some new standards for what a Chromebook should be. This 2-in-1 device is nothing short of beautiful. It’s Samsung’s thinnest Chromebook yet, and has little to no bezels around the AMOLED display. It actually […]

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Latest Android 10 beta (with January 2020 security patch) is rolling out to Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung managed to pip Google to rolling out the December security patch a few weeks ago and now it’s included the January 2020 patch in the third Android 10/One UI 2.0 beta that is rolling out to the Galaxy S9 and S9+. Besides next month’s security patch, the update also includes a number of bugfixes. […]

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The Android 10 beta is now available for Samsung’s Galaxy S9/9+ and Note 9 in the US

Samsung definitely appears to have stepped up its efforts to provide timely updates to its flagship phones in recent months, even beating Google to the punch with the release of the December Security Patch. Ahead of pushing out a stable Android 10 build to the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 handsets next month, Samsung is […]

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Samsung’s flagship Exynos 990 chip is also the Exynos 9830 for the Galaxy S11

Following the announcement of their new generation of Exynos 990 chipset a few weeks ago, Samsung has confirmed that the same chip will be known as the Exynos 9830 in their future smartphones, such as the S11. Samsung slightly confused us a few weeks ago when it announced its newest flagship and sub-flagship Exynos processors […]

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Samsung’s “SpaceSelfie” marketing campaign abruptly ends with a crashed satellite

Samsung’s European division recently partnered with actress and model Cara Delevingne to launch her selfie into space on a Galaxy S10 5G, hoping it would inspire others to join in and create a mass space selfie extravaganza. Her picture took to the skies last week via a high altitude balloon attached to a small satellite […]

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Samsung’s budget-minded Galaxy A10s set to launch somewhere, sometime, for an unknown price

Having launched its new range of Galaxy Note 10 flagship smartphones during an Unpacked event last week, Samsung has turned to the opposite end of the mobile phone spectrum and announced the incoming Galaxy A10s that is aimed at the budget-conscious. Armed with a 6.2-inch HD+ Infinity-V display, and dual rear cameras, a big 4,000mAh […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S6 is the first tablet to gain HDR10+ certification

When it comes to premium Android tablets, there aren’t a ton of options to pick from – you’ve basically got Huawei’s slightly dated MediaPad M5 or Samsung’s brand new Galaxy Tab S6, and that’s pretty much it unless you go over to the dark side. As Huawei gears up to launch the MediaPad M6, Samsung […]

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Pre-orders for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S6 are live on Amazon – shipping August 9th

While we ponder as to the reasons why Samsung chose to skip the Tab S5 moniker when it came to naming the Galaxy Tab S4’s successor, with the Tab S5e launching as a mid-range tablet, the Galaxy Tab S6 is already available to pre-order from Amazon in the US. Starting from $ 649 for the 6GB/128GB […]

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Calm down, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 will not be powered by the Snapdragon 855 Plus

With gaming smartphones seemingly a thing in 2019, Qualcomm announced the gaming-focused Snapdragon 855 Plus which is basically a tweaked version of the regular Snapdragon 855 that launched at the tail-end of 2018. Since the announcement earlier this week, there has been speculation that the Pixel 4 and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 could be powered […]

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Leaked Galaxy Note 10/10+ renders reveal Samsung’s inspiration

With less than a month until Samsung officially launches the Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+ (main image), and Note 10e at an Unpacked event in New York on August 7th, the leaks have continued to come. Today we have official images showing both Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ in a gradient color that can only […]

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It’s official: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is launching on August 7

It’s that time of year where we endure a steady drip-feed of leaks and rumors about the next edition of Samsung’s Galaxy Note series of smartphones. Recent leaks point towards Samsung launching two variants of the Galaxy Note 10 range consisting of a regular and a Plus model. We have one less thing to wonder […]

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Here are more details about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 camera

The camera is becoming one of the most hyped up features of the Galaxy Note 10 for later this year, and some new details have surfaced about just what Samsung might be doing with their next flagship phone. This one comes from Ice Universe, who is usually pretty on point with his Samsung leaks. He […]

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The rear camera layout might be one of the biggest changes on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10, according to these leaks

We’ve seen plenty of info about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10, but up to this point it’s been mostly focused on the hardware. There have been leaks about processors and camera capabilities and everything else, but we’ve seen very little about any design changes that Samsung might be making. Well, now that’s changed with a high-quality […]

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Will the Galaxy Note 10 be Samsung’s first phone with a 5x optical zoom camera?

Samsung upped their camera game with the Galaxy S10 lineup this year, delivering a vast array of different lenses and sensors that can do a lot of different things. But despite offering telephoto lenses for a few years, we haven’t seen any other drastic improvements in optical zoom on Samsung’s phones recently. That might change […]

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Samsung’s older watches get One UI update, including Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Gear Sport

When Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch Active this year, it came with their “mobile” version of One UI, the newer, sleeker software that was found on Samsung handsets running Android 9.0 Pie. It includes a few new features and an easier to navigate interface, but we were all really hoping to see it back ported […]

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Samsung’s regular Galaxy S10 model might be its least popular option, according to declining Q1 smartphone numbers

Analysts have been warning about smartphone market saturation for a while now, and it’s certainly slowed down the growth of the market in the past few years. It’s never caused a major decline in sales, however, but Q1 in 2019 might have just started that trend. It’s had some interesting impacts on manufacturers, too. Samsung […]

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Samsung’s first-quarter profits took a nosedive, down 60% from last year

Samsung had already issued a warning that the first quarter of the year was not going to be very kind to their bottom line, and the results are in. They weren’t wrong, either; revenue for the company fell about 13%, while profits were down a painful 60%. There’s a multitude of things going wrong for […]

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Samsung’s strange, gigantic Galaxy View is ready for round two

You probably weren't looking for a sequel to Samsung's lap-crushing Galaxy View tablet, but you're getting one anyway. AT&T has teased the release of the Galaxy View 2, another take on the Android tablet and mobile TV hybrid. It's not quite as co…
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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold has a fundamentally broken display

We all knew first-gen foldables were going to face issues, however I don’t think any could’ve foreseen the like of the catastrophic screen destruction currently plaguing Samsung‘s category debut. Samsung first began teasing their exciting new ‘foldable’ phone (tablet?) back in late 2018, yet when they finally unveiled the device earlier this year at Samsung […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy A80 makes smartphones weird again, and we like it

Meet Samsung’s newest phone, the Galaxy A80. It’s strange, weird, and different, and it’s bringing some of the funky innovation back to smartphones that we’ve been missing for a few years. Sure, it’s probably going to be a commercial flop, but we love seeing phones like this again. This phone is built for the “era […]

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Samsung’s 5G Galaxy S10 debuts in South Korea first on April 5th

Samsung's 5G phone will be available for sale in South Korea on April 5th. The launch of the S10 5G comes ahead of South Korea finalizing plans to become the first country to roll-out 5G nationwide. Samsung's phone will likely recruit an onslaught o…
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[Download] Take Samsung’s newest flagship for a spin with the Galaxy S10 Experience app

So, you watched the Unpacked event on February 20th where Samsung launched its new range of Galaxy S10 flagships but you are still undecided whether to splash the cash or stick with your current smartphone. Samsung has taken some of the guesswork out of the equation by launching the Galaxy S10 Experience App that will […]

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Samsung’s own app reveals its upcoming wearables

An update Samsung has rolled out to its Galaxy Wearable app has confirmed that the tech giant truly is working on a new pair of wireless earbuds and a sports-focused smartwatch. Those devices were the subject of some images and information that leake…
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Check out Samsung’s Galaxy S10+ promo banner before the official announcement

By now you probably know what the Galaxy S10+ will look like. We know there’s a fingerprint scanner under the screen, a hole punch in the display for the front-facing camera, and Samsung’s signature curved Infinity Display. This is a highly anticipated phone and Samsung hasn’t done a great job of hiding things away. But […]

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Samsung’s entire Galaxy S10 lineup leaks, showing cameras, screens, and more

We’re extremely close to Samsung making an official announcement about their newest Galaxy S phones, which means press renders are due to start leaking. And, right on cue, a few images have popped up detailing three models of the Galaxy S10 family, including the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+. While the latter two […]

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Is this Samsung’s Galaxy F foldable smartphone?

As Samsung gears up to launch its Galaxy S10 flagship smartphones on February 20 in San Francisco, it appears that its Galaxy F foldable smartphone made an inadvertent appearance in a promotional video showing off a bunch of conceptual technologies. The foldable smartphone being shown looks very much like the device that Samsung teased towards […]

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One UI begins rolling out to the Samsung’s Galaxy S9/S9+ on Verizon

  It’s pretty rare that we ever see Verizon deploy Android updates before other carriers, but it looks like they’ve worked with Samsung to give the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ a timely experience with the latest One UI updates. Both of those devices are reportedly receiving OTA updates from the carrier right now. This […]

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Android Pie beta registrations open up for Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+

It isn’t long since Samsung began rolling out the Pie-based firmware for Galaxy Note 8’s One UI beta program, and now it seems that the Korean electronics giant is expanding the rollout to the Galaxy S8 and S8+.  According to SamMobile, the beta firmware is initially rolling to Galaxy S8 and S8+ users in India, intending to expand […]

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Samsung’s smart televisions to gain official iTunes app and AirPlay 2 support from spring

CES 2019 has barely begun and there’s already an announcement from Samsung that is so far out of left field that you may have to check that it isn’t April’s Fool’s Day. The Korean company has just issued a press release stating that an official app for Apple’s iTunes will roll out to its Tizen-powered […]

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Android Pie stable update starts to roll out to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9

Just days ago another One UI beta update hit Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9, and apparently the company was immediately very happy with the state of the software. Now the finalized, stable version of Android Pie has started to roll out to the Note 9 in a few countries around the world, which should kick open […]

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The Galaxy S10 Edge might bring back Samsung’s old Edge branding

Remember the Galaxy S7 Edge and that entire family of Edge phones from Samsung? After the Galaxy S8 all of their flagship phones adopted a curved edge display, so the Edge name was dropped for just the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. But that name might be coming back with the Galaxy S10, since not […]

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Samsung’s 5G prototype phone packs a very peculiar screen

Verizon and AT&T have set up small-scale 5G networks at Qualcomm's Tech Summit in Hawaii, but what good are wireless networks without devices? Motorola is on the ground with an apparently live version of its 5G Moto Mod, but Samsung showed up wit…
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Samsung’s free themes will now have time limits with Android Pie

Although Samsung makes some of the best flagship Android devices, its software can be an acquired taste. One of the best remedies for this are the vast amount of themes available in their Theme Store, many of which are free. In a curious and unfortunate move, Samsung will now limit how long you can use […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Watch is official with Tizen OS, OLED Display, and LTE connectivity

Besides unveiling the Galaxy Note 9 at the Unpacked event held in New York, Samsung has also taken the wrappers off its brand new smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch that has been much rumored recently. The follow-up to the Gear S3 still runs the Tizen-based Wearable OS and not Wear OS like some rumors suggested, and […]

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Fortnite for Android is reportedly a 30-day exclusive to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9

Many of us are waiting patiently for Fortnite to finally launch on Android with the game having become available on Apple’s iOS way back in March. It seems that PUBG‘s arch-rival will finally make its début on Android at the same time as the Galaxy Note 9 launch, that’s right, it’s going to be exclusively available on […]

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Samsung’s foldable phone to take big bite out of buyer wallets

Samsung has been working for a long time to bring device to market that has a foldable display. Throughout the years we have spotted patent applications showing different ways a folding display could be used in a smartphone and rumors occasionally pop up regarding Samsung’s work on the product. That long, slow effort is expected […]

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The Galaxy S9 is struggling to sell in Samsung’s home country

The Galaxy S9 really is a fantastic phone, it’s just kind of boring compared to what we usually see from Samsung. Boring phones tend to struggle in the sales department, which is something we’ve already caught wind of, but there’s one key market where the Galaxy S9 is really failing to pick up traction. According […]

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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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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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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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