Tag Archives: Galaxy

The Samsung Galaxy Note7’s extreme thinness may be behind battery explosions

It’s been a while since Samsung has been in the news for its exploding Galaxy Note7 batteries—and we sincerely hope any of our readers who bought has returned it to the company for a refund—but a team of enterprising engineers and developers who solve problems for a living may have discovered the root cause of the disaster. Samsung has been ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 to come with stereo speakers, possibly Harman-powered

The Galaxy S8 launch is closing fast and the rumors are thriving lately. The pressure is very high on Samsung because of the Galaxy Note7 debacle and the S8 is really turning into the most important launch in the company’s history. The latest intel suggest Samsung will be prepping two versions of the flagship – a regular 5.7″ edge model ... Read More »

Every new game revealed at The Game Awards 2016, from Guardians of the Galaxy to Zelda

We’re still a few weeks out from announcing our own Game(s) of the Year list, but 2016’s first Faux Video Game Oscars event happened last night: The Game Awards, the show that Geoff Keighley spun out of Spike’s old Video Game Awards. And as with every year, the awards themselves took second stage to the non-stop hype train of trailers ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A (2016) series devices will get Nougat update, report confirms

Samsung will roll out the Android Nougat update to its Galaxy A (2016) series devices as well, according to a new report. This means that the 2016 iterations of the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A9, and Galaxy A9 Pro will all get the update. There’s, however, no word on exactly when the roll-out would begin, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro spotted on AnTuTu with full HD display, 16MP/16MP camera combo

After Zauba and Geekbench, the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro has now been spotted on AnTuTu. The benchmark listing reveals that the device sports a full HD display, and features a 16MP rear as well as front camera unit. The other specs that are revealed by AnTuTu – including Snapdragon 626 SoC, Android 6.0.1, and 4GB RAM – are inline with ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) gets Bluetooth certified

After having been spotted in not one, but two benchmarks already, as well as in the database of an Indian import tracker, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) is now Bluetooth certified. As always in these cases, the revelation comes straight from the Bluetooth SIG itself, and its official documents. The Samsung SM-A720F had its certification published today. While this ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini getting new security update

Himanshu, 17 November 2016 Samsung Android Firmware Updates The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini has started receiving a new update. Currently rolling out to Vodafone-branded units in Europe, the update – which arrives as firmware version XXUCPI1 – brings along Android security patch for the month September. Given that the roll out has just begun, it may take some time before ... Read More »

New rumor says Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro and C7 Pro will be made official next month

According to a new rumor out of China, Samsung will officially unveil the Galaxy C5 Pro and C7 Pro smartphones sometime in December. The rumor, which came in the form of a Weibo post, also revealed some key information about the devices. It says the Galaxy C5 Pro will carry a model number of SM-C5010 and will be powered by ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) starts getting November security patch

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy A5 (2016) smartphone. Currently hitting unlocked models in Europe (specifically, the Netherlands), the update brings along Android security fixes for the month of November. Given that the update – which arrives as firmware version XXU3BPK1 – has just started rolling out, it may take time before it hits your ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 available to pre-order in US

Launched back in June this year and currently only available in China, the Samsung Galaxy C7 might soon go on sale in the US as well. Retailer B&H Photo has a couple of color options of the device listed on its website. The listings – which are for the 64GB dual-SIM variant of the phone – do not contain any ... Read More »