Tag Archive: Samsung

Your phone is part Android and part Google, and probably part Samsung

The software on every Android phone is different because it comes from several different places.

This is a question that pops up from time to time, but because the Google Pixel ships with different apps and services — namely Google Assistant — than other phones it’s become a little more frequent. We saw the same thing when Google Wallet first appeared, and we’ll see it again when the next phone from Google has something others don’t.

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Samsung Galaxy A5 + A3 launch in the UK: Flagship features come to an affordable price point

Glass construction, water resistance, and latest Samsung UI arrive in new 4.7 and 5.2-inch handsets.

Samsung has unleashed the latest devices in its mid-priced A series on the UK, with the arrival of the 2017 variants of the Galaxy A3 and A5. As in previous years, Samsung has brought a smattering of high-end features to a more affordable price point through the pint-sized 4.7-inch A3, and the larger 5.2-inch A5.

Both phones share a similar glass and  [Read More…]

Best Android 7.0 Nougat features for the Samsung Galaxy S7!

One of the best Android phones of the past year is getting its biggest software update yet. Android 7.0 Nougat for the Samsung Galaxy S7 overhauls the phone’s UI, and adds new features which offer some hints at the direction in which Samsung is heading for the Galaxy S8. A new, lighter UI is joined by a revamped Settings app, redesigned quick settings and a host of other useful features.

Whether you’re just getting started with Nougat on your  [Read More…]

Grab a Samsung Galaxy S7 from T-Mobile and get 1 year of Netflix for free

While we’re waiting for Samsung to launch the highly anticipated Galaxy S8 flagship, T-Mobile is trying to tempt users to purchase the soon to be previous gen Galaxy S7 with a promotion. Until February 7, grab a Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge from T-Mobile and you’ll be awarded a whole year of free Netflix.

Samsung Pay Mini now official in South Korea, will be coming to all Android phones

Samsung rolls out an online payments service that works on all Android phones.

Samsung’s digital payments platform Samsung Pay is available on select Galaxy smartphones in 11 countries. In a bid to increase the reach of its services, Samsung has announced Samsung Pay Mini, an online payments solution that will be available on all Android phones. Samsung Pay Mini will be launching in South Korea later this quarter, and Samsung has said that the service will be  [Read More…]

Samsung Pay Mini for Android phones to become available in Q 2017

Samsung Pay, the platform that allows you to pay for goods and services by simply waving your Samsung device near a credit card terminal, has so far been available only for owners of premium Galaxy devices. However, in early 2017 Samsung launched the middle-range Galaxy A (2017) family which came with Samsung Pay support out

Samsung sold fewer phones than Apple in Q4 2016; OPPO and Huawei see huge gains

The latest global smartphone shipment numbers highlight the increasing dominance of Chinese manufacturers.

Apple shipped 78.3 million iPhones in Q4 2016, surpassing Samsung to take the crown as the world’s number one smartphone vendor. According to Strategy Analytics, Samsung saw its shipments decline from 81.3 million in Q4 2015 to 77.5 million last quarter, largely due to the termination of the Galaxy Note 7. That said, the South Korean manufacturer shipped 309.4 million smartphones over the course  [Read More…]

Samsung teases tablet on MWC 2017 event invite, announcement set for Feb 26

A tablet announcement is a lock for the end of February.

On the same day that we saw our first major spec leak of a purported Galaxy Tab S3, Samsung has sent out invites to its MWC 2017 event with a sneaky image of a tablet on it. The event will be held on February 26 at 7 p.m. in Barcelona, which translates to 1 p.m. in New York and 10 a.m. in San Francisco.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 rumored for MWC – specs, price + release date leaks

Snapdragon 820, Nougat and a 9.6-inch display in super-thin chassis.

Samsung’s high-end Galaxy Tab S range is long overdue a major update — the current generation of Tab S2 slates were announced almost 18 months ago, in August of 2015. Now it appears Samsung may finally have an updated model waiting in the wings, as Korean outlet Naver News reports that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will break cover on February 26 in Barcelona, ahead of Mobile  [Read More…]

How to use Game Tools on the Samsung Galaxy S7

Game Tools makes gaming easier on your Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is an outstanding phone, and our pick for the best phone for gamers.

Besides the outstanding hardware, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge rise above the rest due to some tools designed specifically for gamers that you can activate from your phone’s settings.

Here’s some info about what Game Tools and Game Launcher offer, and how to activate and use these  [Read More…]