Tag Archive: Atmos


How and when to use Dolby Atmos sound on the Galaxy S9

Can you hear the difference?

The Galaxy S9 introduced a dual speaker system, providing stereo separation when watching video and also simply higher volumes. And it came without an increase in bezel size, which is a total win-win. But Samsung added another wrinkle to the whole audio experience: Dolby Atmos sound, which is processing that’s supposed to provide an enhanced audio experience on all sorts of content.

If you’ve been staring at that Dolby toggle in your  [Read More…]

Stable Android Oreo build leaks for Galaxy S8 with Dolby Atmos support

Samsung gets the Dolby treatment.

Last November, Samsung started accepting beta testers for an early run of Android Oreo for the Galaxy S8. Samsung’s been informing users that the beta will end on Monday, January 15, and ahead of this, someone’s leaked a non-beta version of Oreo for the S8 on Reddit.

Oreo builds for the Snapdragon-powered S8 and S8+ were shared, and while it appears to very similar compared to what we’ve so far with the  [Read More…]

Netflix adds Dolby Atmos support, but you probably can’t use it yet

Netflix is adding Dolby Atmos support, but it’s not coming to Android or Chromecast anytime soon.

It’s often said that video streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and even YouTube focus too much on video enhancements at the expense of audio. As we’ve moved from 1080p to 4K to HDR to wide color gamut, we’ve remained stubbornly adherent to audio standards that are approaching 10 or 15 years old.

Netflix wants to change that with the  [Read More…]

Thule Atmos X3 Case for Samsung Galaxy S5: Review

Thule Atmos X3 Galaxy S5

The Thule Atmos X3 protective case for the Samsung Galaxy S5 offers excellent protection and a handsome design. This case is a single piece so you will definitely not have to worry about this case snapping off if your device is dropped. I often found myself struggling to purposely remove the case, I guess that’s a pro or con depending on your viewpoint.  [Read More…]