Tag Archive: Samsung


Should you buy a Samsung Galaxy Watch with LTE?

Best answer: Most people should buy the standard Bluetooth model of the Galaxy Watch. It’s less expensive up-front, but also doesn’t require an ongoing service with your carrier. Aside from streaming music and receiving calls independent of your phone, it does everything that the LTE model does — and it gets better battery life.

Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Watch ($ 329+)

It’s about more than the up-front price difference

The Galaxy Watch starts at $ 329 for  [Read More…]

Is the Samsung Galaxy Watch a good health tracker?

Best answer: Samsung’s Galaxy Watch is not only stuffed with health tracking features, but you have a lot of control over how you use them to benefit you every day.

Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm) ($ 349)

The flexibility to focus on specific parts of your health

Due in no small part to their enormous popularity, when most people think about fitness they think about a Fitbit or an Apple Watch. Fitbit is the original motivating  [Read More…]

MrMobile on the Samsung Galaxy Watch: Buy it, but do it soon

In a sea of Gear Fit 2 Pros, Apple Watch Series 4s and Casio WSD-F30s, the name “Samsung Galaxy Watch” is something of a relief, isn’t it? It has the dual advantage of simplicity and cachet, with Samsung’s premium “Galaxy” brand not having been seen on a smartwatch since 2013. Paired with the early rumors that the Galaxy Watch would ditch Samsung’s proprietary platform for Google’s WearOS, many of us in the tech space expected it to  [Read More…]

Replace the band on your 46mm Samsung Galaxy Watch

The Galaxy Watch is a great match for any Android phone, especially since you can easily make it your own. Not only can you choose from a number of watch faces, the watch bands are easily replaceable to better match your style. Here are the best replacement bands for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 46mm!

Totally metal V-MORO 22mm Stainless Steel Strap

This strap from V-MORO is made of heavy duty stainless steel, and it can go  [Read More…]

Notch-less smartphone showdown: Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9

It’s autumn, so we’re expecting a new wave of shiny flagships to be hitting soon. In October, we should see Google unveil the Pixel 3. LG will also launch the V40 ThinQ, while Huawei is expected to introduce the Mate 20 series. And if rumors are correct, the OnePlus 6T will also make a debut during the very same month.

But also in October, Sony’s latest Xperia XZ3 should go on sale in the US. The phone was announced at  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S10 may come in four variants, including a 5G model

Rumors have it that Samsung is going to launch a lot of Galaxy S10 models early next year, and the latest paints a picture where there might be four to choose from.

According to a report from XDA-Developers, Samsung is indeed planning on multiple variants for the flagship Galaxy S10 next year, with the primary differentiator being the cameras on the back. That’s echoed in this report as well, with one major difference.

According to the report’s investigation of Android  [Read More…]

Can You Use Samsung Pay with the Gear Fit2 Pro?

Best answer: No. Since the Gear Fit2 Pro does not contain an NFC chip, it cannot make mobile payments using Samsung Pay.

Amazon: Samsung Gear S3 ($ 269)

No NFC? Sadly, no Samsung Pay

Samsung’s Gear S3 features the technology necessary for Samsung Pay to work. NFC stands for “near-field communication,” which is generally executed by a physical chip that activates when devices are held within 4 centimeters of one another.

Unfortunately,  [Read More…]

Samsung launches Fortnite contest for Note 9 gamers with $5250 grand prize

You could win big just by playing a game you’re probably already playing.

Samsung’s exclusive on the Fortnite launch didn’t last long, but the company now has a new contest specifically for Note 9 gamers. From now through September 30, anyone playing Fornite on the Galaxy Note 9 (or Tab S4) using the “Galaxy” game skin will be eligible to enter a contest for a considerable prize pool. Samsung will be picking four winners for a $  [Read More…]

What we know so far: Samsung Galaxy S10

With the Galaxy Note 9 launch behind us, the next big thing to look forward from Samsung is obviously be Galaxy S10. While, the Galaxy S9 proved to be a modest upgrade over the Galaxy S8, a lot of people are hoping the Galaxy 10 will be so much more.

At the moment, it remains to be seen whether this expectation will actually materialize, as the launch of the Galaxy 10 is still a few months away. But while we  [Read More…]

Pad your ride out with these Samsung Galaxy accessories

If you’re going to have a piece of tech in your car, it needs to be reliable. You don’t want something to mess up when you’re driving down the highway. All of these choices are from reputable brands that have been making accessories for years, and they’re the best choices for your car. I’ve used all of these accessories myself, so I’ve seen first-hand how well they work.

AUKEY’s Car Charger provides fast charging power to your phone,  [Read More…]