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Samsung Pay launches on Gear S3 in the UK

Payment service comes to all Gear S3 owners whose watch is paired to an Android smartphone.

Samsung has announced that its mobile payments service has finally arrived on Gear S3 series smartwatches in the UK, following the rollout of Samsung Pay on phones in the country a couple of months ago. Just like in the U.S., British Gear S3 owners can use an app similar to the phone version of Samsung Pay, on a Gear S3 paired  [Read More…]

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 8 launch for August 23

A year later, the Note line is hotter than ever.

Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23 at various Unpacked events around the world, though the main one will be in New York City starting at 11 a.m. ET.

The company sent out press invites with a silhouetted phone slightly boxier than the Galaxy S8, replete with an S Pen overlaid on top, In other words, nothing surprising.

The date lines up with previous  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What we know so far, in video

It’s almost time for a new Samsung Galaxy Note! As you may remember, things didn’t go so well for the Note 7 last year, but after the success of the Galaxy S8, Samsung’s going to be hoping to well and truly move on with a strong next-gen Note.

But the Galaxy S8 also presents a few challenges. Since there is a larger S8 this year, the Note 8 is going to have to do more to stand out. And  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note Pro: Why Samsung should sell a $1500 phone

What happens when you unleash Samsung’s design, scale and dominance in the ultra high-end market?

In 2014, Samsung achieved something that few in the working tech media had the remaining capacity to feel: surprise. It did this at a relatively subtle launch event in New York City, inside the building that would become its flagship showcase, Samsung 837.

The product was the Galaxy Note Edge, which debuted alongside the company’s real fall flagship, the Note 4. The  [Read More…]

Samsung brings Coral Blue Galaxy S8 to the U.S.

Coral Blue is coming to the Galaxy S8, and to you, starting July 21.

Samsung is bringing its popular Coral Blue color to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ starting July 21.

The new handset color will be sold exclusively at Best Buy stores and online, as well as at Samsung.com. Customers will be able to get the fresh color in AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and unlocked versions.

Best Buy is offering a nice promotion, too: customers who buy  [Read More…]

Samsung looks to make good on Note 7 recycling promises

Samsung is making good on its promise to recycle some of the Galaxy Note 7’s unused and valuable metals.

Samsung said it would do everything it could to minimize the effect of its massive Galaxy Note 7 recall, and in two stages it is doing just that.

The first is by releasing a so-called Galaxy Note Fan Edition, which reworks the Note 7 into a limited-release handset with a smaller 3300mAh battery running Nougat.

The second, and  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 set to arrive in September

All attention is on when the Note 8 will be announced and shipped to customers. The president of the Samsung mobile division told Taiwanese press that the Galaxy Note 8 will be announced at an Unpacked event at the end of August for a release in September. The Note 8 is highly anticipated following the […]

Samsung and PayPal strike deal for new in-store and online payment methods

You now have even more ways to pay.

Samsung is continuing to build partnerships to drive even more payments through Samsung Pay, adding PayPal support. Now you can make tap-to-pay purchases all over the U.S. and fund them with your PayPal balance, rather than adding your credit and debit cards individually to both services. You’ll still continue to earn rewards through Samsung Pay as well.

Even though PayPal actually has its own in-store purchasing system, it’s nowhere  [Read More…]

Samsung Mobile president confirms Galaxy S8 selling better than GS7

The Galaxy S8 is selling well, which is not surprising considering it’s one of the best phones out there right now.

The Galaxy S8 is selling really well, and better than its predecessor, despite rumors to the contrary. The rumors of low sales became so pervasive, in fact, that Samsung’s newly appointed president of mobile, Dongjin Koh, addressed it at a media conference in Taiwan last week.

Without specifying numbers, he said that the Galaxy S8 was  [Read More…]

Giveaway: Win some sweet neon Speck Cases for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus!

Sometimes I look at my Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus and think, “You know, S8 Plus, you’re really beautiful, but you could really use some color.” Well, from my lips to Speck’s ears because they’ve recently released some SWEET Presidio NEON cases! AND WE’RE HOOKING YOU UP! Five people are going to win some awesome cases in […]