Tag Archive: Galaxy

How Samsung exposed your old Galaxy phone to hacking

If you own or owned an older Samsung device, you’re probably familiar with the S Suggest app. An ancestor of Bixby, the app – which came pre-installed on most Galaxy devices in the past – is a device-specific Android app recommendation tool. But as Samsung is now focusing on Bixby, the older S Suggest got […]

Mophie Charge Force review: A better, smarter Galaxy S8 charging case

With Charge Force, Mophie builds a charging platform that takes advantage of the Galaxy S8’s built-in wireless charging. And it’s pretty damn good.

Battery cases are kind of a bummer. They promise the world, but in the end you get a fatter phone and an extra couple pieces of plastic you have to carry around with you when the battery dies. And despite the success of Mophie’s own Juice Pack line of cases, the company thinks it  [Read More…]

Add this clear flip cover to your Galaxy S7 edge for $38 today

Looking for a protective case for your Galaxy S7 edge that doesn’t add a ton of bulk or take away from the look and feel of the phone? If so, check out Samsung’s S-View clear flip cover for a protective case that clips on the back and covers the front, all for just $ 38 today.

Make it stop! CrackBerry Kevin busts a Galaxy S8 on the way to KEYone durability redemption

The BlackBerry KEYone is stronger than you think.

The BlackBerry KEYone has been through the wringer over the past week or so, with claims that its screen, bereft of sufficient adhesive, easily detaches from the body with only a small amount of force. Popular YouTube channel JerryRigEverything entered the phone into its oh-so-sad Hall of Shame after Zack was easily able to break the phone with his bare hands. A small number of people had already reported the screen  [Read More…]

Samsung Pay comes to the budget segment with the Galaxy J7 Pro

Samsung is aggressively expanding Samsung Pay in India.

After launching Samsung Pay in India earlier this year, the South Korean manufacturer is now making its digital payments service more accessible by bringing it to the budget segment —with the Galaxy J7 Pro the first device to feature the service. Samsung also rolled out another device in the Galaxy J series — the Galaxy J7 Max — which offers Samsung Pay Mini for UPI and Paytm transactions.

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U.S. unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8+ currently $100 off at Samsung and Best Buy

A great deal on a brand new phone.

The U.S. unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8+ haven’t even been out of pre-order status for more than a couple weeks, but already have their first notable sale. Both Best Buy and Samsung’s own online store have knocked $ 100 off the unlocked models, dropping the Galaxy S8’s price to $ 625 and the Galaxy S8+ to $ 725.

This is a really great deal, particularly as the carrier-branded versions  [Read More…]

Best Wireless Charging Pads for Galaxy S8

Your new Samsung Galaxy S8 supports wireless charging, so take full advantage of the convenience!

Update June 2017: The Samsung Fast Charge Convertible Wireless Charging Pad is now for sale on Amazon!

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a beautifully designed phone packed with convenient features. That includes wireless charging, which allows you to forgo dealing with cables and elegantly have your phone charging on your desk at work or nightstand at home and simply grab it  [Read More…]

Samsung is spamming Galaxy S8 users with ads via push notifications

According to the reports of a bunch of displeased Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ on Reddit, Samsung has concocted a new, ingenious way to serving more ads. Apparently, the Korean tech giant is now displaying ads via push notifications for some users through the Game Optimization Service. The game management app, which comes pre-installed Samsung […]

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro review: A great phone with one major drawback

Samsung gets a lot of things right with the Galaxy C7 Pro, but outdated software and a high price prevent the phone from achieving greatness.

The Indian handset segment saw a lot of changes over the last two years. One of the key trends was the influx of Chinese brands like Xiaomi, Huawei, and Lenovo, which siphoned off market share from local manufacturers. Chinese brands now account for 50% of all handset sales in the country, and  [Read More…]

Is the Galaxy S7 edge still an essential buy in the Galaxy S8 era?

The Galaxy S7 edge may be getting up there in age but it’s still a great phone.

Now that the Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been around for a few months, we’ve been exposed to the best and worst traits of the company’s new phones. Along with that big, beautiful Infinity Display and slightly more power from the Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895 comes a host of compromises, from a higher base cost to a fingerprint sensor  [Read More…]