Category: Android News


Samsung opens up reservations for the Galaxy Note 9

Samsung will be hosting an Unpacked event on August 9, where the company is expected to introduce the Galaxy Note 9.

Ahead of the big announcement, Samsung has opened up reservations for the flagship. Starting now until August 9, 2018, at 11:59 p.m Eastern Time you will be able to reserve the right to place an order for the upcoming flagship on Samsung.com. If you want to use the Shop Samsung App you can reserve stating August 10, 2018, at  [Read More…]

Wireless audio codecs and where headphones are today

Despite how one may feel about wireless headphones, they’re the future. The future is wireless. The industry is well on the path to transition everything it can to the cordless goal.

As an audiophile, I’m one in the reluctant bunch that shrugs at the notion. I can’t say that wireless headphones haven’t come a long way. As a reviewer, I get a chance to try many wireless headphones, and I’ve actually been left impressed a couple times. That said, terrible  [Read More…]

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is a cheaper version of the Galaxy Tab S4

There’s still no word on price, but it should be a lot less than $ 650.

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Tab S4 as its flagship tablet for 2018, and while it has a lot to get excited about, the $ 650 price that accompanies it certainly is a downer.

For those of you that want a new tab but don’t feel like shelling out that kind of money, Samsung also unveiled the more affordable Galaxy Tab  [Read More…]

Reddit’s August 2018 security incident: What you need to know

Here’s what you can do to keep your digital life safe.

Reddit, one of the world’s most popular websites, announced on August 1, 2018, that it experienced a security breach in which some user data was compromised.

The breach mostly affects Redditors that have been on the site since 2007 or earlier, but even if you made your account at a later date, you should still keep reading as there’s a chance some info was still exposed.

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Plex podcasts feature is now out of beta with Android Auto support

If you’re not already a user of the media juggernaut app Plex, then you just got one more reason to start. After two short months in beta, Plex has now officially added podcast support to the app with support for Android Auto. Not only that but one of the most important features of a podcast app is support for offline files and Plex has that too.

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Samsung reports Galaxy S9 sales slow

Samsung has released its quarterly earnings report, and the news for its flagship smartphone isn’t great. It’s by no means bad of course (low sales for Samsung is still high sales for anyone else), but sales of the Galaxy S9 are significantly lower than expected.

The earnings report also says that display sales have been lower than expected, but offset by the strong demand for memory. The quarterly operating profit is up 6 percent from last year.

Samsung claims the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 hands-on preview: The two-faced tablet

Samsung’s best tablet in years is trying to be all things to some people.

Samsung has returned to the tablet game after a near 18-month hiatus. In that time, the market has shifted to 2-in-1s, and Chromebooks have largely superseded Android tablets in bringing a great mobile experience to the Google ecosystem.

But Samsung lives in its own world, and the stylish, expensive Galaxy Tab S4 tries to work many of the same ideas we’re seeing in  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 gets revealed in this new leaked video

All aboard the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hype train, if you aren’t already. As if we have any choice this close to a new Samsung phone release. Today, in a new live video we get a look at the much talked about new Samsung flagship.

The leaked video comes to us from Mobile Fun and stars a prototype used by case makers to ensure their accessories fit properly. As with most leaks, it’s healthy to be a little skeptical unless it comes  [Read More…]

Learn to build and manage Cisco networking systems for only $49

Things are looking as good as ever for Cisco Systems. It pretty much owns the space it occupies and the situation figures to get even better.

Coming on the heels of a strong earnings report, analyst Nomura Instinet advised that stock buyers would be wise to buy Cisco. Strengthened by Cisco’s ethernet switch market share growth (49% to 53%) over the end of 2017, Istinet predicts growth well into next year.

In other words, Cisco already provides the equipment and infrastructure  [Read More…]

Amazon will give you $10 off when you spend $40 on razors or sunscreen

Stock up and be prepared.

Amazon is offering $ 10 off when you spend $ 40 on a selection of summer essentials. Autumn is just around the corner, so stock up on these items now and soak up every last drop of sunshine to make Summer 2018 end on a high note. You don’t need to use any coupon codes to get in on the deal. It’ll be applied automatically during checkout if you have $ 40  [Read More…]