Tag Archive: Edge


Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge – One Year Later (review)

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge originally released on March 12, 2016. Now that users have had a full year to use and explore the device in the wild, we decided to look back on the S7 Edge and how it’s fared over the past 12+ months. Samsung is slightly notorious for having devices that find ways […]

HTC Edge Sense appears on the Play Store to show how the HTC U 11 will work

HTC are planning another high-end device to follow up on its first 2017 device of the HTC U Ultra, which wasn’t the greatest to lead with. HTC seem to have identified the flop that was the HTC U Ultra and are now planning a follow up called the HTC U 11, which is expected to […]

AT&T bringing Nougat to Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 Active

It’s been a while since Android 7.0 Nougat was released, but it remains the major Android OS version and the updates are still rolling out. Though most recent flagships have been updated for a fair while, some older flagships are now receiving their dose of Nougat-y goodness. Notably, AT&T is now pushing Android Nougat to the Galaxy S6 series, including the Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 Active.

The update contains all of the improvements that are standard with Nougat.  [Read More…]

Android 7.0 is now available for the U.S. unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 edge via Smart Switch

The phone that time (and Samsung) forgot finally gets a Nougat update.

Everyone was happy when Samsung decided to sell a factory unlocked Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge last year. First-adopters and enthusiasts wanted it and they got it. But nobody was happy when it was forgotten any time an update rolled around for carrier versions. If you were one of these enthusiasts and bought a Galaxy S7 edge, you need to start looking for your USB cable  [Read More…]

Android Nougat incoming next week for the Galaxy S6 Edge on T-Mobile

While Android 7.0 Nougat has been out for a few months, those rocking the Galaxy S6 Edge are still yet to see the update. That is about to change for T-Mobile customers as T-Mobile project manager Des Smith reports the S6 Edge is scheduled to get the update next week. SOFTWARE UPDATE: @TMobile Engineers have approved […]

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge on US Cellular now getting Nougat

The smaller U.S.-based network is the last major carrier to send out the update.

Good news for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge users on US Cellular: the phones are finally getting the update to Android 7.0 Nougat, as noted by SamMobile. This is weeks after the U.S.’s four of the major carriers had already seeded the update.

The US Cellular variants of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are receiving an update with a file size  [Read More…]

HTC U flagship with Edge Sense is launching on May 16

The HTC U will be powered by a Snapdragon 835.

We’ve seen several leaks of the HTC U in recent weeks detailing the Taiwanese manufacturer’s upcoming flagship. HTC has now confirmed that it will unveil the HTC U on May 16 in Taiwan. In a short video teasing the device, HTC showed off Edge Sense, a unique feature that’s coming to the flagship phone.

Squeeze for the Brilliant U. 05.16.2017 https://t.co/89OuHXbBlt pic.twitter.com/jLaeFD2wMW

— HTC (@htc)  [Read More…]

Nougat is rolling out to the Sprint Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+

Nougat for 2015-era phones, thanks to Samsung and Sprint.

The 2015-era Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ are getting their Nougat updates on Sprint today. The phones, which are still in use by millions around the world, were promised an update to Android 7.0 back in January, and it’s great to see Samsung (and its carrier partners) following through on their claim with relative haste.

The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ benefit from the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs. Galaxy S7 edge: Should you upgrade?

Do you really need all the latest and greatest Galaxy S8+? Or will last year’s model suffice?

It’s that time of year again. Spring has sprung and so has Samsung unearthed its new flagship smartphones. This year, the Galaxy S8+ was announced as the larger sibling of the Galaxy S8 for those who like to wield bigger smartphones. It’s also the follow-up to last year’s Galaxy S7 edge.

You might be wondering: Is it worth upgrading to  [Read More…]

HTC U: How ‘Edge Sense’ will work on HTC’s next flagship

The HTC U may have a seriously cool, unique feature, and this is how it will work.

HTC is still dealing with tepid reviews of its latest device, the U Ultra, but the company has more tricks up its sleeve in 2017. We’re expecting a proper flagship to debut sometime this month, likely called the HTC U, which is expected to possess one particularly noteworthy gimmick feature that will be interesting to see in person.

We’ve heard about the  [Read More…]