Tag: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Repair Service No Longer Lags Behind Apple

Samsung Galaxy smartphone owners may now easily avail of same-day repairs for their devices. Samsung teamed up with uBreakiFix for the service, which eliminates the advantage that Apple had with its Apple Stores.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 15, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Teardown: How Hard Will It Be To Repair?

The Samsung Galaxy S9 resembles its predecessor not only in design, but also in repairability. iFixit's teardown reveals a poor repairability score, which means it will be tough to fix if it gets damaged.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 14, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 In-Display Fingerprint Scanner Still Not Happening

The Samsung Galaxy S9 has not yet even released, but we already have bad news for the Galaxy Note 9. According to a reliable but unlikely source, Samsung's next flagship smartphone will still not have an in-display fingerprint scanner.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 10, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Review Roundup: Should You Just Get An S8?

The critic reviews are in: The Galaxy S9 is an excellent Android phone with an amazing camera, but is it that much better than the Galaxy S8?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 9, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ Camera Takes Top Spot In DxOMark Smartphone Rankings

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ has claimed the top spot in the DxOMark smartphone camera rankings. Samsung's latest flagship smartphone scored a total of 99 points, just barely beating the Google Pixel 2 with 98 points.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 4, 2018

Galaxy Note 9 Benchmark Leak Hints Infinity Display, Android Oreo

The newly leaked benchmark results were reportedly for the Galaxy Note 9. The upcoming Samsung handset will likely sport an Infinity Display and launch with Android Oreo.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 3, 2018

Early Samsung Galaxy S9 Benchmarks Show Worse Performance Than 2017 iPhones, Other Smartphones

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is among the most highly anticipated smartphones of this year, yet early benchmark tests show disappointing performance. The Galaxy S9 performed worse than last year's iPhones, the Galaxy S8, and others.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 2, 2018

Apple Wants To Convince Android Users To Switch To iPhones In New Ads

A new set of ads posted by Apple wants to convince consumers to make the switch to iOS. The videos highlight the advantages of the iPhone and its ease of use among other things.

Apple March 1, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rolls Out To Select Users

A Samsung Galaxy Note 8 user on AT&T already received Android 8.0 Oreo, so it seems the update is rolling out to select users. Samsung and AT&T have yet to make an official announcement.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 1, 2018

The iPhone X Camera Is The Best Among All Smartphones, Says Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports ranked the iPhone X camera as the best among all smartphones in the industry. The rankings, however, does not yet include Samsung's latest flagships, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

Apple March 1, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Might Be The Last ‘S’ Series Phone As Company Considers New Naming Scheme

Samsung is allegedly thinking about a new naming scheme for its future phones. The company plans to retain the Galaxy branding but may ditch the numbering system.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Buying Guide: How To Get The Best Deal For You

Samsung has taken the wraps off the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. Now that the price is out, here's how much you have to pay for it when buying from one of the Big Four carriers or from the smartphone maker itself.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2018

Variable Aperture Explained: Learn Everything About Samsung Galaxy S9’s Greatest Feature

The Galaxy S9’s banner feature is its variable aperture, which allows the camera to switch between two aperture modes. But how exactly does it work?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Unveiled: It Looks Like The Galaxy S8, But It's So Much Better

The Samsung Galaxy S9 was officially unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2018. The highly anticipated flagship smartphone looks a lot like the Galaxy S8, with most of its upgrades under the hood.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2018

Heads Up, Galaxy S8 Users: Samsung Is Rolling Out Android Oreo Again Following Sudden Halt

Samsung has resumed rolling out Android Oreo for the Galaxy S8 after pausing them due to a bug that rebooted the phones all of a sudden. The rollout has resumed in Germany and will probably extend to other markets shortly.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 24, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Price Leaked Again: Will The Smartphone Be Too Expensive?

The Samsung Galaxy S9 price has been leaked again, this time from the ever-reliable Evan Blass. At €847 (about $1,044) for the Galaxy S9 and €997 (about $1,220) for the Galaxy S9 Plus, are Samsung's next flagship smartphones too expensive?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 23, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Uber Express Pool, The New Cheaper Service With A Catch

Uber rides are about to get much cheaper. The ride-hailing company has launched Express Pool in a handful of cities, which, with a little bit of walking, lets people save a lot of bucks.

Apps/Software February 22, 2018

Samsung 30 TB SSD, Featuring The Most Memory In A 2.5-Inch Drive, Starts Mass Production

Samsung started mass production of a 30 TB SSD, which will be the biggest solid state drive in the world in terms of capacity. However, there is still no word on when the device will go on sale and its price.

Computers February 21, 2018

Samsung To Let MWC 2018 Attendees Get A Feel Of The Galaxy S9 In Augmented Reality

Samsung will reportedly showcase the Galaxy S9 at the MWC 2018 with the use of augmented reality technology. Leaked 3D models of the handset suggested that MWC attendees are lined up to get an AR experience of the handset.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 20, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy Note 8 Now Come With Free Gear IconX Wireless Earbuds Worth $199.99

Samsung kicked off a new limited-time promotion, offering its Gear IconX wireless earbuds for free with the purchase of a Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, or Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. The earbuds normally cost $199.99.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 20, 2018

Galaxy S9 Price Leaks: Will It Make You Think Twice Before Buying Upcoming Samsung Flagship Phone?

A new leak posted on Twitter reveals the purported cost of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. Samsung has yet to make its announcement this coming weekend during the 2018 Mobile World Congress.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Smartphones Press Renders And Specs Revealed In Massive Leak

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ were the stars of a new leak, revealing more specs and launch details. The leak also offered a good look at the devices in high-quality press renders.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2018

Samsung Is In Need Of OLED Buyers After Apple's iPhone X Production Cut: Report

Samsung is facing an oversupply of OLED panels, reportedly caused by the poor sales performance of the iPhone X. The Korean company is now scrambling to reroute its excess of OLED supplies to other device makers.

Apple February 19, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S8's Android Oreo Update Rollout Stopped Because Of Unexpected Reboots

Samsung confirmed it halted the global rollout of the Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus following reports that some devices experienced unexplained rebooting upon installation of the firmware. It remains unknown when the deployment will resume.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 16, 2018

Samsung Releases The First Official Galaxy S9 Videos To Show You What Its Next Flagship Can Do

Samsung has teased the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus in three new videos. All of them offered a glimpse of some of the flagship's features, such as Super Slow-mo and 3D emoji.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 15, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Headphone Jack Seen In New DeX Pad Leak

A new leak shows the upcoming Galaxy S9 and Samsung DeX Pad ahead of their debut on Feb. 25. Based on these images, the Galaxy S9 will retain the 3.5mm headphone jack.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 9, 2018

Smart TVs Are Vulnerable To Hackers And Collect Too Much Data, Consumer Reports Says

An investigation by Consumer Reports revealed that smart TVs by Samsung and Roku carry easy-to-find flaws that hackers can exploit. The study also found that the internet-connected appliances may be collecting too much information from its viewers.

Smart Home February 8, 2018

Leaked Samsung Galaxy S9 Renders In Lilac Show Off New Fingerprint Reader Amid Price Hike Rumors

Prolific leaker Evan Blass uploaded new renders of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, showing off the smartphones in lilac and the new fingerprint scanner. Rumors also claim that there will be a price hike on the devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 6, 2018

With Android Oreo Comes Samsung Experience 9.0: Color Lens, Finder, And More New Features Included

The Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus phones is nearing official release. A new infographic has popped up showing Samsung Experience 9.0, the company’s custom flavor of Android software.

Apps/Software February 3, 2018

Alleged ‘Intelligent Scan’ Feature To Debut On Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 Plus

A hidden feature on Samsung’s latest Android Oreo beta has been unearthed. A recognition feature called Intelligent Scan apparently combines two sensors to scan faces accurately, and they might debut on the Galaxy S9.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 29, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9 Plus Renders Leak, Proving Not Much Will Change Design-Wise

Evan Blass has shared renders of Samsung’s forthcoming flagships, the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. Both phones are set to be unveiled before the Mobile World Congress kicks off on Feb. 25.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 28, 2018

No New Flagships From Huawei, HTC, And LG At Upcoming Mobile World Congress

Samsung and other brands will probably shine during the Mobile World Congress 2018 as several brands confirmed the absence of their flagship devices. LG, Huawei, and HTC have opted to reveal their premium models separately from the expo.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 26, 2018

Save The Date: Samsung Is Going To 'Unpack' The Galaxy S9 On Feb. 25

Samsung has sent out the invites for the Galaxy S9 Unpacking on Feb. 25, or a day before the MWC 2018 begins. The S9 is teased with a reimagined camera to headline its rumored specs and feature upgrades.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 25, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Leak Shows The Upcoming Flagship Up And Running

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the star in a new video leak. In the clip, a user is shown to test the touch screen sensitivity of the smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 24, 2018

Samsung Debuts The 860 Pro, 860 Evo SSDs With V-NAND Technology

Samsung introduced its latest solid state drive models 860 Pro, and the 860 Evo with V-NAND technology, which is a first for consumer level SSDs. Availability will begin at the end of January and price starts at $95.

Computers January 24, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera Is Something To Look Forward To, Accidental Leak Reveals

Samsung may have accidentally leaked that the Galaxy S9 camera will utilize the new ISOCELL camera sensor. The technology will enable the previously rumored Super Slow-mo feature of the smartphone, among other capabilities.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 23, 2018

Samsung Patent Shows Off A Phone With An In-Display…Camera?

A patent filed by Samsung last year was recently published and shows a unique design for a future smartphone. The unique bezel-less approach included an in-display camera and fingerprint sensor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 20, 2018

Samsung Has Begun Production Of 16 GB GDDR6 DRAMs: What You Need To Know

Samsung has started the mass production of its 16 GB GDDR6 to cater to different industries that want to innovate. The company's new 10-nanometer process allowed engineers to create a DRAM with better power efficiency and more.

Gadgets January 18, 2018

Samsung Announces Special Galaxy Note 8 Edition, But You Can't Buy It

Samsung announced a new Galaxy Note 8 limited edition for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The company made only a few thousand units, however, and its availability will be very limited.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 18, 2018

Samsung Wants Athletes To Capture The Best Moments Of The 2018 Olympic Winter Games

Samsung will provide athletes performing in the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games with a limited edition of the Galaxy Note 8 so they can capture their favorite moments. See what the special 2018 Olympic Games Note 8 phone looks like.

Gadgets January 17, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Pre-Order And Release Dates Leak: MWC Unveiling, March Shipping

Samsung already confirmed its Galaxy S9 lineup for MWC 2018, and more details have now surfaced. Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus pre-orders should start on March 1 and start shipping on March 16, plus here's what to expect.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 17, 2018

Samsung To Use Metal 12 Magnesium Alloy To Make Phones Sturdy And Durable But Lightweight

A new alloy called Metal 12 was featured on the Samsung Notebook 9 2018. The company plans to use the new material on its future products to reduce weight and maintain durability.

Computers January 16, 2018

Samsung Loses Lawsuit Against Huawei, Chinese Court Rules It Violated Patents

Huawei scored a large victory against rival Samsung in Chinese Court. A Chinese Court ruled that Samsung violated two smartphones patents that belonged to Huawei.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 15, 2018

New Android Oreo Beta For Samsung Galaxy S8 Is Likely The Last One: Official Update Coming Soon?

Samsung has released a new Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, and it could be the last one. The beta program ends on Jan. 15, so the official update could roll out in just a couple of weeks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 13, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Retail Box Leak Reveals All Features

A new leak of the Samsung Galaxy S9’s retail box has revealed a plethora of new features on the smartphone. The leaked package confirms some rumored details, as well as showcases some new features.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 13, 2018

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