Tag Archive: Samsung


Samsung Galaxy S9 vs. Galaxy S6: Should you upgrade?

It’s time.

Most people, particularly in the U.S., have fallen quite comfortably into a two-year phone upgrade cycle. But if you’re buying your phones outright, or you’re just one of the sensible set who doesn’t want to splash money on a new phone until you really need to, perhaps you make your flagship last a full three years. If you bought a Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, that was probably a pretty tough ask — but nonetheless,  [Read More…]

Get a free Samsung SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit with purchase of unlocked Samsung phones

A great combo deal.

Best Buy is offering a free Samsung SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit with the purchase of an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ or Note 8. The kit is a $ 225 value, and includes two multipurpose sensors, two motion sensors, and a smart plug.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 sells for $ 720 unlocked, which is the most affordable of the three options in this promotion. Best Buy sells all of the phones in  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear IconX get wireless music transfers, equalizer, and more

The update’s rolling out to the earbuds now.

Last October, Samsung released the Gear IconX 2018 wireless earbuds. It’s not a perfect package, but it’s vastly improved compared to its predecessor. A new software update is rolling out to the earbuds right now, and there’s a lot included with it.

For starters, Samsung’s added a new Equalizer for the earbuds. With this, you can switch between five pre-made audio profiles to make your music sound as great  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9 slow motion tested and compared: We exploded beer cans for science

Once you learn the rules of this feature, it can be one of the most entertaining things you do on your phone.

Like most modern smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S9 offers a slow motion video feature. While many offer 240fps slow motion, Samsung is one of the first companies to offer an impressive 960fps recording mode by default (the others are Sony and Huawei). I spent a little while comparing this new slow motion with my experiences  [Read More…]

Deal: Verizon is offering 50% off the Pixel 2 and Samsung Galaxy S9

Verizon is currently offering a 50% savings on the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, and the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. Not only do you get a serious phone discount, but you also get stellar service on Verizon’s top-ranked network.

All you need to do is trade in an eligible device in good, working condition and purchase a brand new Pixel 2 or Galaxy S9 on an installment plan. The 50% discount will be applied via 24 monthly  [Read More…]

Samsung DeX Pad for Galaxy S9/+ now available for pre-order

Samsung has announced pre-orders are available for the DeX Pad for Galaxy S9 device. Pre-order run for $ 100 and will begin shipping in May.

The post Samsung DeX Pad for Galaxy S9/+ now available for pre-order appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Best Link Bracelet Watch Bands for Samsung Gear S3

Add a touch of class to your Samsung Gear S3 with a stylish link bracelet watch band!

The Samsung Gear S3 is the most powerful smartwatch you can own, making it a popular choice for Android users looking for an alternative to an Android Wear smartwatch.

If you love your Gear S3 and wear it every day you should croundeder getting some additional watch bands — maybe something a little fancier than the standard leather or rubber  [Read More…]

PayPal support finally makes its way to Samsung Pay

That only took nine months.

In July of 2017, Samsung announced that it was partnering with PayPal so that Samsung Pay users could pay for things using their PayPal balance. This was exciting news for a lot of people, but it unfortunately never came to light. Nine months later, this functionality appears to finally be rolling out.

As Joe Kester noted on Twitter, an update that’s making its way to the Samsung Pay app in the Play  [Read More…]

Samsung DeX Pad pre-orders finally open for $99, free with Galaxy S9 purchase for a limited time

Galaxy S9 purchases will include a free DeX Pad for a limited time.

Samsung’s second-generation desktop docking system, the DeX Pad, is finally coming up for pre-order after being announced alongside the Galaxy S9 and S9+ over a month ago. The DeX Pad comes in at $ 99, which is cheaper than the original MSRP of the DeX Station that launched the whole DeX ecosystem back with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ — though nowadays you can pick up  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S vs. Samsung Galaxy S9+: Iterated to perfection

The Mi Mix 2S and Galaxy S9+ are iterative updates, but they offer key upgrades in several areas.

The Galaxy S9+ shares the same fundamental design as its predecessor, with Samsung instead focusing on improving the camera. Xiaomi is undertaking a similar strategy with the Mi Mix 2S, which has the same design as last year’s Mi Mix 2 but with an upgraded chipset and a new dual camera setup at the back.

When I compared the  [Read More…]