Customers who purchased Samsung's Galaxy S6 with a two-year contract will soon be in the market for another smartphone. Here are seven reasons why they should upgrade to the Galaxy S8, and one reason why they shouldn't.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 8, 2017
While the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will use larger displays than previous models, overall size won't increase much. Renders have been published comparing the size difference with previous flagship Galaxy smartphones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 10, 2017
Samsung has apparently finally begun the release of the Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Will the Note 5, A, J series and Tab update also be postponed due to the S6 delay?
Apps/Software March 9, 2017
Samsung has published a new list indicating the exact release dates scheduled for Android 7.0 Nougat to roll out to various devices. The list includes the Galaxy S6 variants, Note 5, A and J, and Tab series.
Apps/Software February 23, 2017
Android 7.0 Nougat is set to hit the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, and Galaxy Note 5 imminently. Samsung’s Galaxy A series (2016) and J are up next, according to a Samsung executive.
Apps/Software February 16, 2017
The Wi-Fi Alliance has certified a Galaxy S6 running Android 7.0 Nougat, indicating that the phone and its other variations may start receiving the update soon enough.
Apps/Software January 24, 2017
Now that the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Android 7.0 Nougat update is rolling out, owners of other Samsung Galaxy devices are eager to know if theirs will be next. The Galaxy S6 and its variants, A Series smartphones, Note 5 phablet and Galaxy Tab are among the devices poised to receive the Nougat upgrade.
Apps/Software January 22, 2017
Samsung has begun rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to some owners of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The soak test indicates that a widespread release is imminent, after which the company will turn its upgrade sights toward former flagship Galaxy S6 variants and the Galaxy Note 5.
Apps/Software January 7, 2017
The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge Android Nougat 7.0/7.1.1 Nougat update appears imminent. New reports indicate that the Galaxy Beta testing program is ending and the final build of the software upgrade will be released to the public shortly.
Apps/Software December 30, 2016
New information has emerged regarding the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge Android 7.0 Nougat update. It appears that the upgrade received by users will now vary between 7.0 and 7.1.1 depending on model and region.
Apps/Software December 24, 2016
T-Mobile launched a buy one, get one promotion for several Samsung devices. The participating smartphones are the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, and Galaxy J7.
Business Tech December 23, 2016
It looks like the Android 7.1.1 Nougat Upgrade for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is imminent. At least one carrier has officially begun testing the update, indicating it will roll out soon to device owners.
Apps/Software December 17, 2016
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will skip Android 7.0 Nougat and go straight to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. This update will likely be extended to the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 edge Plus.
Apps/Software December 10, 2016
Samsung Galaxy S6 may get Android 7.0 Nougat sooner than later. The smartphone was spotted running on the latest mobile operating system on GFXBench.
Apps/Software November 23, 2016
The October security update for the Galaxy S6 line of smartphones is now being rolled out in phases. The update promises to improve Android's security, along with beefing up current features and fixing several bugs.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 6, 2016
Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners are experiencing issues with the Samsung Keyboard on the stock email app. What can affected users do to solve the problem?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2016
AT&T is now rolling out a security update for the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5. The update brings Advanced Messaging and Wi-Fi Calling support to the Samsung smartphones.
Apps/Software September 21, 2016
Samsung may launch a new Gear VR headset along with the Galaxy Note 7 on Aug. 2. The latest Gear VR may have a price tag of $90.
Wearable Tech July 29, 2016
Samsung Galaxy devices are suffering from lock issues with Android Marshmallow. Fortunately, there are a couple of ways to work around or fix the problem.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 7, 2016
Verizon is now rolling out a software update for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge smartphones, which gets rid of the download and update issues plaguing Google Play. The update also gets rid of bloatware by removing the Amazon Music app.
Apps/Software May 25, 2016
AT&T has finally released Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The carrier is the last to do so, as customers on Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile have already received the software upgrade on their respective networks.
Apps/Software May 19, 2016
Samsung and T-Mobile kicked off an attractive promo offer available for a limited time. Customers can get a $150 rebate when purchasing a Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+ or Galaxy Note 5 from the Uncarrier, but here's what you need to know.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 5, 2016
The Samsung Galaxy S6 and all its variants are getting a little more than just an April Android Security patch update. Along with the update, Samsung has also included a handy software tweak that allows for palm rejection on the curvy screens of theS6 edge and S6 edge+.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 23, 2016
The T-Mobile Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge has officially been released. The promised update for the devices from rival carrier AT&T, however, has still not been made available.
Apps/Software April 13, 2016
The iPhone SE is the latest Apple smartphone but many people may not like the handset. The LG G4, Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Nexus 5X are some great alternatives to the iPhone SE.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 9, 2016
Samsung's S7 series is enjoying better sales performance during its opening month compared to that of the S6 series. This is based on the latest sell-through survey on smartphones across 40 countries conducted by the analytics firm Counterpoint Research.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 9, 2016
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge owners are in for a sweet treat. The carrier has just released its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for both smartphones.
Apps/Software April 5, 2016
AT&T will finally release the highly anticipated Android Marshmallow update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 very soon and the Galaxy S6 on March 14.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 11, 2016
Sprint subscribers are in for a Marshmallow treat for their Galaxy S6 devices. An over-the-air update should be rolling out to customers right now to update their devices to Google's latest operating system, Android 6.0.
Apps/Software March 11, 2016
You can now pick up an unlocked 32 GB Samsung Galaxy S6 for the lowest price we've seen. The smartphone is on sale for a limited time for $399.99.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 4, 2016
An Android 6.0 Marshmallow update roadmap recently leaked for a number of Samsung’s prominent devices. Should the rumor prove true, the latest OS from Android could land on your handset or tablet soon enough.
Apps/Software March 4, 2016
Samsung pleased smartphone fans by bringing back microSD expansion slots in the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.The company is now explaining why it was removed from last year's Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 3, 2016
Telus confirmed Android 6.0 Marshmallow software update for Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note 5 and more. The rollout starts on March 9.
Apps/Software February 26, 2016
Prices for the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 edge+ are reduced by up to $300 on Best Buy. The retailer is also giving away a $100 gift card with the purchase of one of these smartphones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2016
The Samsung Galaxy S7 is packed with new features and enhanced specs compared to its predecessor. Galaxy S6 owners who want a microSD card slot, bigger battery, IP68 certification and more may want to upgrade to the latest smartphone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 22, 2016
Samsung has started rolling out the much-awaited Android 6.0 Marshmallow software update for the Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 smartphones. The update is a worldwide one.
Apps/Software February 15, 2016
In case you were wondering how the Samsung Galaxy S7 will stack up to current flagship smartphones in size and weight, a new report provides the details. The upcoming handset gets compared to the Galaxy S6, iPhone 6s, and LG G4.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 12, 2016
Smartphones have a variety of uses today, such as video game devices, personal assistants and mini-computers. For users looking to take advantage of 4K video recording capabilities, here are the best smartphones to choose from.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 12, 2016
Samsung is weeks away from launching the Galaxy S7, and vendors reacted to the pressure. Most big online retailers, such as Amazon and Best Buy, offer tempting price cuts for the soon-to-be last-gen Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S6.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 10, 2016
LG has taken to Twitter to put Samsung and its Galaxy S6's removable battery down. The company appears to be hinting at its upcoming G5's removable battery.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 30, 2016
A reported internal Samsung presentation slide has leaked. The slide appears to confirm the specs of the Galaxy S7, while comparing it with the Galaxy S6 and S5.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 28, 2016
Need a reliable cover that will protect your smartphone from scratches on the screen and back? The new SlimType smartphone cover works by not only providing the best protection to your device, but also with an integrated keyboard for faster access to email, contacts and more.
Gadgets January 8, 2016
Yet another leak on the hotly awaited Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge has surfaced online, specifically on Weibo. The leaked details confirm a slew of things already rumored in the past.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 7, 2016
Samsung has finally launched the beta Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its flagship 2015 smartphones, the Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6. Here's proof of the much-awaited beta update.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 2, 2016
We tested how the batteries of the Apple and Samsung flagships - the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge - perform in the real world. Discover which of the four smartphones has the best battery life.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 26, 2015