Tag Archive: Samsung


Best Magnetic Car Mounts for Samsung Galaxy Phones 2018

Yeah! Magnets!

It’s pretty much illegal anywhere you go to hold onto your phone while you drive, so your best bet is to get a great car mount. But certain mounts can be pretty tedious, and a great magnetic mount makes life so much easier when you’re getting in and out of the car. These are the best magnetic car mounts for your phone!

If your phone supports wireless charging, you’ll have to be careful where  [Read More…]

Samsung and LG also claim to not slow down phones with older batteries

“Never have, never will!”

Whether or not you own an iPhone, chances are you’ve heard a thing or two about Apple throttling CPU performance of older handsets as their batteries age. Although Apple has since responded to the outrage around this, there are still plenty of people that aren’t at all happy with the way the whole situation was handled.

Motorola and HTC recently issued statements of their own stating that neither one follows similar practices to  [Read More…]

Hey, iPhone users, Samsung and LG won’t slow down your old devices

By now you’ll have heard the news that Apple purposely slows down older iPhones to reduce the CPU power to account for degraded batteries. Apple acknowledged such practices and said it was to protect against unwanted shutdowns, and not to encourage users to upgrade to the latest and greatest, faster, iPhones. Huge manufacturing companies aren’t […]

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ pass through the FCC

The FCC’s given the S9 and S9+ its blessing, but there aren’t any new details to drool over.

We’re expecting to see some really excellent phones in 2018, and one of the first that we’ll get our hands on is Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+. The S9 won’t be a drastic upgrade compared to the S8, but even slimmer bezels, faster processor, and better fingerprint sensor placement should all come together for one heck of a device.

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Samsung rolls out Android Oreo beta 5 to Galaxy S8 and S8+

The final build of Android Oreo for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ got that little bit closer with the release of the fifth beta of Android 8.0. The firmware is marked as version ZQLE and is a rather sizeable at 613.40MB but includes a whole host of bug fixes from those labelled as device […]

How to root the Samsung Galaxy S8 with SamPWND

While some of what root used to achieve has been baked natively into Android, there is still some considerable advantage to rooting your device. This guide focuses on achieving root and install SuperSu on the USA variant of the Galaxy S8. All the hard work was done over at XDA and you can see the […]

Pixel 2 leads smartphone activations in U.S., Samsung sees growth worldwide

Google dominated holiday activations in the U.S., but it’s nowhere to be seen on a global scale.

During this holiday season, there’s a good chance you either got a new phone or purchased one for someone else. Smartphones are excellent gifts to both give and receive, and now that the holiday rush is starting to die down, it’s time to take a look at activations of new phones to see which companies owned the market this year.

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What we know so far: Samsung Galaxy S9 edition

The Galaxy S9 is Samsung’s next flagship, which is expected to launch in a few months’ time. It seems like it was only yesterday that the company unveiled the stunning Galaxy S8, but here we are preparing to receive the Galaxy S9. And while we wait for the big announcement, here’s an overview of what […]

Grab the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB solid state drive for just $85

You can’t go wrong with the 850 EVO.

The Samsung 850 EVO 250GB internal solid state drive is down to $ 84.99. That’s $ 5 above its lowest price ever.

You can upgrade to the 500GB version for $ 140. It has been that low for a few weeks now, but it’s still one of the best prices ever and solid value.

The 850 EVO is well-reviewed with a lot of positive results. Windows Central called it  [Read More…]

Samsung still makes a nice little chunk of cash from the iPhone X

Apple is responsible for the smartphone that poses the biggest competition to Samsung in the form of the iPhone X but Samsung still stands to benefit from the success of the iPhone. The iPhone X is super popular, and to meet the demands it only seems Samsung is capable of meeting the supply. While Apple […]