Tag Archives: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus renders hint at dual camera, no stereo speakers

We’ve seen several 3D renders of the Samsung Galaxy S8, but the one render we have of the Galaxy S8 Plus did not show its back. And the back matters – according to rumors, only the Plus model will have a dual camera on the back. Not that these renders show it, but the hole for the camera is suspiciously ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks in case maker’s renders

MWC 2017 is just around the corner and so is the official Samsung Galaxy S8 announcement. But until then we are bound to be buried in an avalanche of rumors and leaks. Ghostek released images of its Atomic shock resistant case for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and renders of the device. While case makers have no info on the actual ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) trying out Android 7.0 Nougat over at Geekbench

The 2016 Galaxy A series was promised an update to 7.0 Nougat and a version of the software is already under testing – a Galaxy A5 (2016) posted a score to the Geekbench database running Android 7.0. Note that this was the version with an Exynos 7580 Octa chipset, something that may have an effect on timing (the A5 2016 ... Read More »

Samsung Bixby would be the Galaxy S8 new virtual assistant

Samsung is working on its new virtual assistant set to debut on the Galaxy S8 and it’ll be called Bixby. That’s not exactly new information, as it was initially rumored back in November last year. Nevertheless, it’s now listed on Samsung’s official website, giving it that much more credibility than before. Bixby will be integrated in Samsung’s own Android apps ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S5 on Sprint gets December security update

Sprint has started rolling out a new update to Samsung Galaxy S5 units on its network. Arriving as build version G900PVPU3CPL2 and weighing in at around 237MB, the update includes Android security fixes for the month of December. The carrier is yet to update the Galaxy S5 software update page on its website, so it’s currently difficult to say what ... Read More »

December security update starts hitting Samsung Galaxy S7 active

A new update has started hitting the Samsung Galaxy S7 active smartphone in the US. The update – which weighs in at around 45MB and carries a build number of MMB29M.G891AUCS2APL1 – is being rolled out by AT&T, which exclusively sells the handset. The update includes the security update that brings along Android security fixes for December. For those waiting ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note5 starts getting December security patch

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy Note5 smartphone. Weighing in at around 295MB and currently hitting units in India, the update brings along Android security fixes for the month of December. It isn’t yet known what other changes (if at all) are included in the update. Given that the update has just started rolling out, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) and A5 (2017) cases are already up for sale in Europe

Samsung appears to be wasting no time when it comes to its refreshed “A” lineup of handsets. They were officially announced only two days ago, followed by a speedy price reveal the same day and UK pre-orders the day after. Now we are seeing some case options for the new handsets as well. Both Galaxy A3 (2017) and Galaxy A5 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 reportedly already being tested in China

Samsung knows it needs a winner with the Galaxy S8 and the chit-chat among people in the know is that the company will extend its usual testing procedure. Apparently, the early tests are already underway in China, involving both variants of the S8. While the testing is conducted in China, the international version of the phone is being tested too ... Read More »

Samsung Gear VR (2016) currently going for $60 in US

The Samsung Gear VR (2016), which was unveiled alongside the ill-fated Galaxy Note7, has received a price cut in the US. Specifically, Amazon US has the headset listed on its website for just under $60, or $59.99 to be precise. A quick look at the South Korean company’s US website reveals that the VR headset is being officially sold for ... Read More »