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Samsung’s warning S10 users not to use silicone case covers until patch

Also affects users of the Note 10 who use the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor.

What you need to know The ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensors in the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 series phones can be bypassed using certain silicone protectors. Samsung is advising that users remove these protectors for the time being and rescan their fingerprints. A software update to fix the issue is expected as early as next week.

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Samsung’s next-gen Galaxy Fold will reportedly debut in April

The Galaxy Fold 2 may come with an even bigger display than its predecessor.

What you need to know The Samsung Galaxy Fold successor is apparently codenamed Bloom. It is tipped to launch in April next year with either a 6.7-inch or 8.1-inch main display. Key tech specs of Samsung’s next foldable smartphone remain a mystery at this pont.

A new report published by The Bell today claims Samsung is planning to release the Galaxy Fold successor  [Read More…]

Here’s an early look at Samsung’s Android 10 beta

It’s a bit more than just a nip and a tuck; here are the big improvements in Android 10 for the Galaxy S10.

What you need to know Android 10 beta with One UI 2.0 is rolling out to the Galaxy S10 in some countries. A number of big UI changes and improvements are in store for users, including accessibility improvements and gestures. Digital Wellbeing and parental control additions are some of the more important changes.

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Samsung’s new Chromebook 4 lines starts at $230

Samsung on Monday announced its Chromebook 4 series, a pair of Chrome-powered laptops which feature a sleek and modern design and affordable price point.

The two Chromebooks are very thin, very light, and very durable. Tested against temperature, dust, and other shocks, the two are really cool looking, too. Indeed, neither have visible screws anywhere on the body.

The new line offers up to 64GB storage, up to 6GB RAM, and an Intel Celeron Processor N4000 as well as Gigabit Wi-Fi  [Read More…]

Android Auto Wireless is now supported on Samsung’s latest Galaxy phones

Support goes back to the S8 series and Note 8.

What you need to know Android Auto Wireless is finally expanding to non-Pixel/Nexus phones. New devices that are supported include the S10, Note 10, and more. To work, your phone needs to be running Android Pie with the v4.7 of the Android Auto app.

Android Auto is one of the best ways to stay connected while behind the wheel, and with Android Auto Wireless, you can get  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new and improved Galaxy Fold can still be easily broken

Welcome to the unfortunate reality of gen-one folding phones.

What you need to know Samsung’s re-designed Galaxy Fold has already broken for one user. A random blob has appeared under the screen, likely something that got caught under the plastic display. This appears to be a side effect of normal use and not a serious design flaw like last time.

Samsung built a lot of hype for the Galaxy Fold earlier this year, and shortly before the  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold will finally go on sale in the U.S. on September 27

You will be able to get the Galaxy Fold in either Cosmos Black or Space Silver color.

What you need to know Samsung will begin selling the Galaxy Fold in the U.S. on September 27. Consumers in the U.S. will be able to purchase the foldable smartphone from Samsung, AT&T, or Best Buy for $ 1,980. The foldable smartphone has been on sale in South Korea since September 6.

Samsung today finally confirmed the Galaxy Fold’s U.S.  [Read More…]

With Surface Centaurus, can Microsoft avoid Samsung’s Galaxy Fold mistakes?

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold has re-emerged after a difficult delay, alongside high-profile problems with its generation-one folding display. Will Microsoft’s Surface “Centaurus” suffer the same problems?

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is among the first in a new wave of foldables expected to dominate tablet and phone innovation over the next decade. Notoriously, the Fold was also plagued with launch issues, with early review units failing relatively easily under a variety of average smartphone user scenarios.

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Samsung’s Instagram Stories camera mode is bad and it should feel bad

This could be amazing, but instead, it’s aggressively mediocre.

Samsung announced back with the Galaxy S10 that it had integrated an Instagram Stories shooting mode into the phone’s camera app. You can toggle over with a swipe and shoot straight to Instagram Stories, including video. I, like most, scoffed at the idea. I can just open the Instagram app to use all of the capabilities of Stories, or take photos in the camera and share them to  [Read More…]

What is Samsung’s Galaxy Fold Premier Service?

After several rounds of delays, Samsung has relaunched the Galaxy Fold. The phone is going up for sale in Korea on September 6 and will be available in the U.S. starting September 27, and Samsung is introducing a new Premier Service that allows Galaxy Fold customers access to Samsung experts for “tailored guidance and support over the phone any time, any day.” Here’s what you need to know about the Galaxy Fold Premier Service.

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