Tag Archive: Samsung

Samsung DeX does a pretty good job turning the Galaxy S8 into a desktop

Samsung’s “desktop experience” is not only a curious concept, but it’s quickly becoming something I like to use.

There’s more to the Galaxy S8 an S8+ than its vibrant screen, cascading glass edges, and shiny back cover. Samsung would also like you to try its new Android-powered phone to unlock a desktop operating system that can be used on a whim.

The Samsung DeX — which stands for desktop experience is a hockey-puck shaped dock with a  [Read More…]

T-Mobile has a limited time BOGO offer for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

We recently told you T-Mobile partnered up with LG to offer a BOGO deal on the LG G6. Unfortunately that offer has been withdrawn for some unknown reason. But no need to feel sad about it. In the meanwhile, the Magenta carrier announced another Buy One Get One Free promotion, which is involves Samsung’s latest […]

Intel and Samsung lend support to FTC’s lawsuit against Qualcomm

Qualcomm is facing litigation on several fronts.

Earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission leveled a lawsuit against Qualcomm for resorting to anti-competitive tactics to maintain its position in the semiconductor segment. According to the lawsuit, Qualcomm imposed “onerous and anti-competitive supply and licensing terms on cell phone manufacturers” in a bid to weaken competition. Qualcomm has since filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit, but Intel and Samsung — Qualcomm’s main rivals in the semiconductor category — are  [Read More…]

How to use Samsung Health to build better habits

Samsung Health makes building better habits easier than ever.

The hardest part of making real changes to your lifestyle, comes when you realize you need to build better habits. Whether this involves ensuring that you get enough sleep every night, or cutting down on your daily caffeine intake, Samsung Health can help you in this endeavor.

Use the Tracker

The first big way that Samsung Health helps you out in building better habits is by delivering a  [Read More…]

Best Car Mounts for the Samsung Galaxy S8

Drive safe and keep your eyes on the road and your hands off your phone.

We get it — the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are beautiful phones and it might be hard to keep your hands off of them. But it’s both dangerous and illegal to use your phone while driving.

Fortunately, if you get a quality car mount, you can have access to your phone to see and answer incoming calls, follow turn-by-turn directions, or  [Read More…]

How to connect an accessory to Samsung Health

Connecting an accessory to Samsung Health makes tracking your progress easier than ever.

Samsung Health aims to be your one-stop-shop for tracking your health and exercise. While it contains plenty of features within the app to track things, you can also connect compatible accessories that will help you in this endeavor. Whether you’re hoping to know what your fastest mile is or precisely how far you biked, you can do it all by connecting the right accessory.  [Read More…]

Samsung intros 5,100 mAh Fast Charge Portable Battery Pack

Bought a Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+? Samsung has just the perfect accessory to go along with the two new shiny handsets. The Korean tech giant just introduced the Fast Charge Portable Battery Pack which is compatible with USB, micro USB and USB Type-C devices. The package also includes a micro USB to USB […]

Everywhere you can use Samsung Pay

Samsung Pay is available all over the place.

Samsung Pay makes paying for your purchases easier than ever, but knowing when it will work is handy in a pinch. There are plenty of places that work well with Samsung Pay, but it definitely isn’t available everywhere. We’ve got the details for you on where it works, and where it doesn’t.

Where can I use Samsung Pay?

Samsung Pay will work at terminals that use NFC  [Read More…]

Google rolls out ‘Street View ready’ program for 360-degree cameras from Samsung, GoPro, and more

Google’s Street View certification program lets you easily publish 360-degree content.

Google has announced a “Street View ready” program that makes it easier for customers using 360-degree cameras to capture and upload imagery to Street View. 20 cameras will be available over the coming months, including products from Samsung, GoPro, 360Fly, Insta360, Xiaomi’s Yi Technology, and others.

The Street View certification covers four categories:

Street View mobile ready: 360 cameras that can publish Street View directly  [Read More…]

How to use Multi Window on the Samsung Galaxy S8

Make the most out of the Galaxy S8 screen with Multi Window mode.

Samsung has been offering a Multi Window mode for several generations now, and the Galaxy S8 with its extra-tall 18.5:9 panel takes full advantage of the feature. With a 5.8-inch panel on the S8 and a 6.2-inch screen on the S8+, there’s plenty of room to scale two apps and use them side-by-side.

The feature offers significantly more functionality than what’s included by default  [Read More…]