Tag Archives: Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy S9 to Take on iPhone X’s Face ID with Enhanced Iris Scanner: Report

While hackers are exploring ways to fool the technology behind Apple’s Face ID, Samsung is now rumoured to be working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s killer feature. The new development is reportedly in works for the Galaxy S9 that would supersede the existing Galaxy S8. ET News reports that Samsung is developing new software to make face recognition on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) reaches the US on November 1, priced at $229.99

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) is almost ready to make its debut in the US. Today the Korean company has officially announced that the tablet is headed to that market, where it will be released on November 1. You’ll be able to pick one up from Samsung’s own online store, in two colors: black and silver. The Galaxy Tab A ... Read More »

Here comes Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy Tab E on Verizon and T-Mobile

Verizon and T-Mobile have released software updates for the Samsung Galaxy Tab E tablets bringing the OS version to Android 7.0 Nougat. Just Nougat, you say, when Oreo is already here? It’s still something for an entry-level/lower-midrange tablet that was launched close to 2 years ago and started out on Lollipop. Verizon has rolled out firmwares for both the Galaxy Tab ... Read More »

Samsung’s latest Galaxy Note8 ad has nothing to do with productivity

Samsung’s Galaxy Note8 has just gone live in 42 countries on Friday and Samsung has released its first full-length television ad for it. What better way to appeal to an audience by invoking emotion? In the newest Galaxy Note8 ad, love is the theme and two actors portray a brand-new couple who are figuring out their feelings for each other. The couple communicates with ... Read More »

First update hits Galaxy Note8, improves camera stability and wireless charging

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 has reached consumers in limited quantities and Samsung already has a firmware update ready – right on time before the masses get their hands on the new flagship (its big rollout is set for September 15). The new firmware – version N950FXXU1AQI1 – improves the stability of the camera app. Wireless charging should work better as well and ... Read More »

Tested: Galaxy Note 8 Live Focus vs iPhone 7 Plus Portrait Mode

The Galaxy Note 8 is the first Samsung phone to feature a dual lens camera system. Similar to Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus, it includes a telephoto lens paired with a standard lens. This allows both phones to deliver fun depth of field effects—but does one company do bokeh better? Let’s check out the differences between their approaches, and see if ... Read More »

Three year old Samsung Galaxy S5 and several other devices getting August patch

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy S5 smartphone. Arriving as version G900FXXS1CQH1 and weighing in at around 75MB, the update is currently hitting units in Europe. As for changes, it brings along Android security fixes for the month of August. Moving on, the Galaxy S6 series smartphones on AT&T are also getting the latest patch, arriving as version G890AUCS6DQH1 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s Smaller Battery Explained by Company’s Mobile Chief

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has a 3300mAh battery Galaxy Note 7 had a 3500mAh battery in comparison Samsung chief says that this was done to guarantee battery safety Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone at a grand event in New York two days ago, and the flagship device offers great specifications on paper and additional features that make it a compelling buy. ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy Note8 image leaks [Updated]

According to a new rumor, the Galaxy Note8 will also be available in 6GB RAM and 128GB storage option. The rumor comes in the form of a tweet from a relatively well-known Chinese tipster:  Follow 萌萌的电教 @mmddj_china Samsung GALAXY Note 8 6+64/128 9:05 AM – Aug 4, 2017 Replies 33 Retweets 1010 likes Twitter Ads info and privacy Up until now, ... Read More »

ZTE’s $40 Maven 2 gets Android 7.1.1 before the Galaxy S8

ZTE’s Maven 2 might be a super-cheap, low-end phone, but it can now has something that even some flagships like Galaxy S8 don’t have: Android 7.1.1 OS. The device has started receiving an update that bumps the OS version from 6.0 Marshmallow to 7.1.1 Nougat. AT&T is pushing out the update to units on its network. Carrying a build number of Z831V1.0.0B29 ... Read More »