Tag Archive: Samsung

Samsung is giving new Galaxy smartphone owners a $20 voucher for using Samsung Pay

Samsung is rolling out a promotion where it is offering a $ 20 voucher — redeemable on Samsung’s website — to those those making their first purchase using Samsung Pay. Those that have bought the Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, S6 active, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7 active or the Galaxy Note 5 on or before June 22 are eligible for the promotion.

To avail the offer, you’ll need to add a qualifying  [Read More…]

Samsung is rolling out Android Marshmallow to Galaxy S5 Neo in Europe

Samsung has reportedly kicked off its Marshmallow rollout for the Galaxy S5 Neo in Europe. This latest release brings Android 6.0.1 to the handset, adding a bunch of new features and improvements to the overall experience. According to reports, the update build number is G903FXXU1BPD4.

You should receive the software release in due course, but if you’re rather impatient be sure to check for updates manually. Head to Settings, then About Device and hit the software  [Read More…]

Verizon pushes June security patch update to Samsung Galaxy Note 4

If you’re using a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on Verizon, you may want to check for an update. The carrier has just begun pushing out an over-the-air update to the phone, bringing it up to date with the June Android security patch.

From Verizon:

The current software update gives you the most up to date Android™ security patch on your device.

Once updated, your Note 4 should be up to software version MMB29M.N910VVRU2CPF3 with the latest security  [Read More…]

AT&T adds Samsung Galaxy S7 Active to BOGO promo

AT&T today added the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active to its current Buy One, Give One promotion. With one week left to go before the deal ends (June 30), it’s a great way for customers to score two handsets for the price of one. As of now, the BOGO deal includes the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S7

Ally Bank debit cards now work with Android Pay and Samsung Pay

If you’re an Ally Bank customer, you can now use your cards with Android Pay and Samsung Pay. Ally added support for both mobile payments platforms, noting that all debit card customers should now be able to add their cards to either platform.

From Ally:

Ally Bank, the direct banking subsidiary of Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY), today announced it has enabled Android Pay™ and Samsung Pay® support for its debit card customers, providing fast and secure  [Read More…]

How to use multi-window mode on Samsung Galaxy S7

How do I use multi-window mode on Samsung Galaxy S7?

Although Android N will be bringing a split-screen functionality to all Android phones in the future, Samsung’s Galaxy series of phones have been able to use multi-window mode for years now. This multi-tasking feature is extremely useful for people who are tired of moving back and forth between apps.

How to enable multi-window mode on Galaxy S7 How to enable multi-window mode in from Recent menu  [Read More…]

The best gamepads for the Samsung Gear VR

If you’re getting a Gear VR, you might want to get your hands on a controller.

Gaming on the Gear VR is a fantastic experience, right until you feel like your arm is going to fall off from holding it up to the D-Pad on the side of the headset for an hour. There’s only so much Gunjack you can play in that position, and beyond shooting enemies from your space turret there are several games  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear 360 review

The quick take

Samsung’s Gear 360 is the 360-degree camera we’ve all been waiting for. It stands out. It has the power of one of the world’s biggest tech companies behind it… and it’s a somewhat frustrating product. The software experience is the best we’ve used in this class of camera, bar none. The industrial design is excellent. But the Gear 360 is greatly hampered by its inability to fit in a pocket, by being (currently) locked  [Read More…]

The Samsung Gear 360 will cost $349 when it eventually goes on sale

VidCon attendees get first dibs paying for the racquetball-sized 360 camera as Samsung opens its VR platform to user-generated content.

It’s been about four months since Samsung announced the Gear 360 camera — its entry into the growing market of 360-degree cameras. In that time we’ve seen LG release its 360 CAM, and the excellent Ricoh Theta S has gained steam as well. But we’ve been waiting in earnest for the Gear 360 because, well, it’s Samsung. Meanwhile,  [Read More…]

BodyGuardz launches screen protection and cases for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Chances are you’ve heard of BodyGuardz as a company who has been around for a long time with products that aim to protect your mobile devices. BodyGuardz’s most recent launch is for the AT&T exclusive Samsung Galaxy S7 Active. You’re probably wondering why a company would release protective gear for a device made to withstand