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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Freezes, Shuts Down, Then Bursts Into Flames

A Redditor reported that his Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge suddenly froze and shut down, then burst into flames a few seconds later. Combined with the earlier report on an exploding Galaxy Note 9, has the Galaxy Note 7 issue returned?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 24, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Catches Fire: Galaxy Note 7 All Over Again?

A woman from Long Island sued Samsung after her Galaxy Note 9 burst into flames while inside her purse. It is too early to say, but hopefully the situation does not devolve into another debacle like the Galaxy Note 7.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 18, 2018

Samsung SmartThings Tracker To Launch Soon: Here's Why It's Worth $100

Samsung’s SmartThings Tracker could help people track or find valuable things through an LTE-M network. The device is worth $99.99 and is available via Samsung’s official website starting Sept. 16.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 12, 2018

This Is The Feature That Will Give Android Smartphones An Edge Over iPhones In The Near Future

A security feature already found in the Vivo X21 will give Android smartphones an edge over Apple's iPhones in the near future. Its most high-profile appearance will be on the Samsung Galaxy S10, which will be released next year.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 5, 2018

Samsung Foldable Smartphone Will Be Unveiled In November: Let's Believe It When We See It

A Samsung executive hinted that the company will unveil more details about its long-awaited foldable smartphone this year. The device is needed to challenge Apple's 2018 iPhone models, as the Galaxy Note 9 won't likely be enough.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 5, 2018

Samsung, LG Unveil 8K Smart TVs: Do We Really Need Them?

South Korean rivals Samsung and LG introduced 8K Smart TVs on Wednesday at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany. Neither company has announced the price tag, but sources say they won't be cheap.

Gadgets August 31, 2018

Huawei Takes 2nd Place In Global Smartphone Sales, Confirmed By Gartner

Huawei has overtaken Apple as the second largest smartphone company in terms of units sold worldwide in the second quarter of 2018. Huawei sold 49.8 million devices, while Apple sold around 44.7 million phones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 29, 2018

Fortnite Players Using Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Tab S4 Demo Units To Steal Samsung Exclusive Skin

'Fortnite' players are sneakily acquiring the Galaxy skin, which is exclusive to the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4. They are downloading 'Fortnite Mobile' into the demo units in retail stores to bypass the need to purchase the devices.

Video Games August 29, 2018

Here's How To Remap The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Bixby Button, Since You Can't Disable It

A Google Play application branded as the 'bxActions' is expected to provide a solution for Galaxy Note 9 users who are distracted by the Bixby button. The app can also be customized by users to their own likings and inclinations.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 28, 2018

Samsung’s First Android Go Phone Is Here: Meet The Galaxy J2 Core

Samsung is set to release its first ever smartphone that will run on Android Go. The leaked photos suggest that the Galaxy J2 Core is available in five colors which include Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, and Purple.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2018

Samsung Is Making Another Galaxy View Tablet: Report

Samsung is set to launch another version of its massive Galaxy View tablet. The new device will have a book-style hinge and will possibly be marketed as a media streamer and portable TV. It will also be sold via AT&T.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 23, 2018

Samsung Unveils CJG5 Curved Gaming Monitors With 144 Hz Refresh Rate, And They’re Cheap

Samsung’s latest curved gaming monitors deliver all the essentials and cut out all the necessary extras, offering gamers an above-average display option that won’t break their bank. A release date remains unannounced, though.

Gadgets August 22, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 512 GB More Popular Than Cheaper 128 GB Version In Preorders

In Samsung's home country of South Korea, the Galaxy Note 9 512 GB model is more popular than the 128 GB model in preorders. More than half of customers chose the 512 GB version despite the over $200 price difference.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 22, 2018

Samsung Unveils New SmartThings Mesh Router: Here’s What It Does

Samsung is offering an amazing intelligent Wi-Fi system called the SmartThings Hub that will eradicate all Wi-Fi problems such as internet speed for consumers. The device can also be used to control smart home appliances.

Smart Home August 15, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Screen Receives Highest Ever DisplayMate Score

DisplayMate, the authority when it comes to testing displays, gave Galaxy Note 9 the highest ever A+ grade. The latest product from Samsung also set records in different display categories.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 14, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S10 Triple-Lens Camera Detailed, Including 16 MP Super Wide-Angle

A new report provided more details on the rumored Samsung Galaxy S10 triple-lens camera, including the introduction of the 16 MP super wide-angle lens. The feature, however, will not be exclusive to the Galaxy Note 9 successor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 14, 2018

Samsung Still Wants To Create The World’s First Foldable Smartphone

Samsung is determined to be the first company in the world to launch a foldable smartphone. The company announced that it has made a technical breakthrough, which will get them ahead of its competitors.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 14, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Looks Great, But You Can Buy A Galaxy S9 And Get A Free Chromebook

For those who are still thinking about whether to purchase the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 but want to save cash, Samsung and Amazon are throwing in a free Chromebook for a purchase of Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 11, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About The New Samsung Galaxy Watch

Samsung has finally unveiled its new Galaxy Watch, which officially replaces the Gear smartwatch line. It’s still running Tizen, still has the circular bezel, and still features Samsung’s excellent AMOLED displays.

Wearable Tech August 10, 2018

Samsung Unveils Bixby-Powered Galaxy Home, But Is It A HomePod Killer?

Samsung just teased its answer to the Apple HomePod. The Galaxy Home will primarily be a premium speaker, but it’ll also have Bixby baked in, which means it’ll answer to voice commands like all other smart speakers.

Smart Home August 10, 2018

Samsung Wants To Make Cheaper SSD Storage For Everyone

Samsung is now mass producing a cheaper variant of its ultra-expensive 4 TB QLC SSDs, promising to make more affordable storage solutions for the consumer class. Pricing has yet to be revealed, though.

Computers August 8, 2018

Leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Video Confirms 512 GB Storage

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has leaked again, this time in a video revealing a 512 GB variant and a new S Pen. The company is poised to launch the handset on Aug. 9.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 3, 2018

Huawei Beats Apple In Sales, Now 2nd Behind Samsung And Catching Up Fast

Huawei shipped more smartphones in the second quarter compared to Apple. The Chinese mobile phone manufacturer is now No. 2 in the world, and is rapidly catching up to market leader Samsung.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 1, 2018

Fortnite For Android To Be Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Exclusive, But Only For A Little While

Epic Games is finally bringing ‘Fortnite’ to Android — as a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 exclusive. Samsung’s latest handset will apparently be marketed as a gaming beast, and it’ll need Fortnite as proof.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 27, 2018

Huawei Wants To Launch A Foldable Smartphone Before Samsung

Huawei is apparently planning for a limited-run production of foldable smartphones just to be the first to come up with such a device. It wants to beat Samsung, which is also planning to release a foldable handset.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 27, 2018

Samsung Unveils The World’s First ‘Unbreakable’ OLED Display

Samsung has developed the world’s first unbreakable OLED display, which survived 26 consecutive drops. When will it appear on smartphones and other electronic devices, though?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 27, 2018

The Rumored Samsung Galaxy Watch Leaks In Full: Check It Out

The Galaxy Watch is Samsung’s next-generation smartwatch, rumored to feature Bixby and run on Tizen, not Android Wear. Samsung just accidentally leaked photos of the device, by the way.

Wearable Tech July 24, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Price Will Likely Start At $1,000, Says New Leak

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be more expensive than the Galaxy Note 8, according to a new leak from Europe. The smartphone's starting price may reach four figures, like Apple's iPhone X.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 24, 2018

Samsung To Unveil Wireless Charger Than Can Juice Up Two Devices At A Time

Samsung’s new wireless charger has just leaked ahead of the Unpacked event on Aug. 9. It’s called the Wireless Charger Duo, and it can power two devices at the same time.

Gadgets July 24, 2018

Samsung Reportedly Plans To Merge Galaxy S And Note Series After Note 9

The Galaxy Note 9 could be the last Note handset. Samsung is reportedly going to merge the Note series with the S line if Note 9 sales disappoint.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 23, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Did Something That No Other Galaxy S Smartphone Has Done, And It's Not Good

The Samsung Galaxy S9 did something in the second quarter that no other Galaxy S device has ever done. Samsung is likely hoping that its next flagship device, the Galaxy Note 9, will not do the same thing.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 19, 2018

Samsung Reportedly Launching $300 Bixby Smart Speaker On Galaxy Note 9 Event

Samsung’s standalone speaker is reportedly going to be unveiled next month. It’s apparently going to be billed primarily as a premium speaker, but with Bixby-powered smart features thrown in.

Gadgets July 19, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Price Leaks, With Best Look At The Flagship Smartphone So Far

The Galaxy Note 9 price has leaked, though it may come as bad news to fans of the Galaxy Note line. Prolific leaker Evan Blass also tweeted what appears to be the best look so far at the upcoming smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 18, 2018

Samsung Unveils World’s First LPDDR5 DRAM Chip: How It’ll Change Smartphones

Samsung’s has finally spilled the beans on its forthcoming LPDDR5 DRAM, which it hopes will soon enter mass production. Compared with power-hungry current-generation memory, LPDDR5 is expected to turn down the dial on power consumption.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 18, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S10 Will Launch 3 Models Like 2018 iPhone, But With Feature That Might Set It Apart

The Samsung Galaxy S10 will come in three models like the 2018 iPhone, but it will introduce the in-display fingerprint sensor. More details about the new feature have surfaced, including why it took so long to launch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 17, 2018

As Expected, The Galaxy Note 9 Will Look Exactly Like The Note 8

Samsung has done its best to keep the Galaxy Note 9 under wraps, but these days no company is safe from leaks. An alleged render of the device has now surfaced online, but there’s not a lot to see.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 11, 2018

Rumor: Three Versions Of Samsung Galaxy S10 Are In Development

There will be three Galaxy S10 versions next year, according to a new report. Aside from the standard Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus, expect an entry-level ‘Mini’ version as well.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 7, 2018

Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Smartphone To Be Unveiled Before Galaxy S10

Reliable leaker Ice Universe claimed that the Galaxy X foldable smartphone will be unveiled at CES 2019, a month before the Galaxy S10 at the 2019 Mobile World Congress. This contradicts reports that the Galaxy S10 will be unveiled first.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 6, 2018

New Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Benchmark Reveals 6 GB RAM

An unannounced Samsung device with model number SM-N960 has been spotted on Geekbench, and it's likely the international version of the Galaxy Note 9. Here's what to expect.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 5, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 S Pen To Have Bluetooth Features: Report

The S Pen is going to be revamped. Samsung is apparently making its stylus more powerful by giving it Bluetooth capabilities, such as the ability to control music playback and act as a long-range timer.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 2, 2018

Apple Taps LG To Make OLED Displays For Next iPhones, But Samsung Is Staying

Apart from Samsung, Apple will apparently get OLED displays from LG as well. It raises questions about whether LG can match Samsung's excellence in display production.

Apple June 29, 2018

Samsung Messages Glitch Sends Your Private Photos To Random People Without Your Permission

A glitch in the Samsung Messages app results in the device sending photos to random people. Samsung has not fixed it and it has not acknowledged the bug.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 29, 2018

Samsung Will No Longer Give You Rewards For Using Bixby

Samsung is officially shutting down My Bixby Level, a rewards program for those who diligently keep on using the company’s own personal assistant. Samsung didn’t say why it’s folding the service, though.

Apps/Software June 28, 2018

Samsung Officially Teases Galaxy Note 9 Unveiling, Happening Aug. 9

It’s official: Samsung has set Aug. 9 as the date of the Galaxy Note 9 unveiling. Rumors say the phone will get minor aesthetic upgrades, if at all. Instead, the focus will be on better hardware, like the camera.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 28, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S10 Rumors: Bye Bye, Iris Scanner — Hello 3D Face Recognition And In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

A new report says the Galaxy S10 will do away with its iris scanner and get a much better 3D facial recognition module. Plus, it’ll also have an in-display fingerprint scanner, something Samsung fans have long been asking for.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 25, 2018

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