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Max Weinbach
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Contributor to the XDA-Developers Portal. I do some Android stuff, focusing on Samsung phones. My Twitter is @MaxWinebach, Instagram is mweinbach, and my email is [email protected] If you have any questions or want to contact me for whatever reason, use that.

Everything we know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is scheduled to be announced on August 9th at 11 am at the Barclays Center in New York. This is in a little less than 2 weeks from now. It's hard for Samsung to keep this all under wraps because of how high profile this device is. We have seen...

These smartphones will support Fortnite Mobile on Android

Fortnite Mobile on Android is a long-awaited upcoming release of an already massively popular game. Since launching on Apple iOS, users of Android smartphones and tablets have been wondering when Fortnite would launch on their devices too. The Android release has apparently been delayed as we recently reported that it will be launching as an...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to support Samsung DeX without DeX Pad or DeX Station

Samsung launched Samsung DeX with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. It was what Samsung believed to be the future of the mobile workstation, but it was pretty much a flop. Not very many people used DeX because the station was too expensive and inconvenient. Samsung is looking to make up for that with the...

Source: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to launch with Fortnite Mobile, Ninja may appear at Galaxy Unpacked

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is launching next month at Samsung Unpacked 2018. While the Android enthusiast community has been interested in the latest Samsung flagship due to its larger 4,000mAh battery and smart, Bluetooth S Pen features, the device itself seems mostly an iterative improvement over the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Samsung needs something...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 S Pen features confirmed via Galaxy Tab S4 firmware

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is launching in just under 3 weeks, which means it's time for the leaks to start intensifying. The S Pen on the Samsung Galaxy Note series of smartphones is what makes the Note, well, the Note. This year's upgrade of the Galaxy Note series is going to include an updated,...

Samsung Good Lock addon brings swipe gestures to the Galaxy S9/Note 8/S8

Just a month ago, Samsung released Good Lock for Android Oreo. Since then they have updated the apps that comprise Good Lock 2018 for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ with new features. The "One Hand Operation +" addon was updated a few days ago with new edge gesture features to help make life easier...

Samsung is still sending advertisements to users via push notifications

Samsung phones have a reputation for having a lot of bloatware pre-installed. At one point, there used to be a Samsung equivalent application for every Google app pre-installed. Nowadays, the software situation is a bit better with a lot less bloatware preinstalled on the latest Galaxy flagship devices. One area where Samsung hasn't improved on...

Many Android email apps and PayPal are vulnerable to recipient spoofing

A couple of months ago, we covered a story about a Google Inbox spoofing design flaw found by Eli Grey. It would allow for people to send mailto links that would spoof the recipient of the email. This could be used for tricking people to send emails to a different address than the one shown. The...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 render reveals few changes from the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is just a little under a month away from launching. The leaks so far have included a 4,000 mah battery capacity, an unofficial 3D render of the phone, and S-Pen upgrades. Now, AndroidHeadlines has obtained a press render of the front of the device. This picture confirms the inclusion of...

Samsung Experience Launcher adds home screen rotation to the Galaxy S8/Galaxy Note 8

In an update to the Samsung Experience Launcher yesterday, Samsung seems to have added support for home screen rotation to the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8. This was a feature only available on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ until this update. This now allows for users to enable a landscape mode...

Google Duo works on some Chromebooks like the HP Chromebook X2

Yesterday we discovered that Google Duo received support for Android tablets and making and receiving voice and video calls on multiple devices. Today, we discovered that with this latest update Google has also added support for Google Duo on some Chromebooks like the HP Chromebook X2. Our editor was able to install and use Google Duo...

Multi-device and tablet support in Google Duo is now rolling out

Back in February, an APK Teardown we performed showed that Google Duo would support multiple devices on an account for making and receiving voice and video calls. This feature has now started to roll out to some users. Also, support for Android tablets is now here as well.Google Duo Multi-Device Support Multi-device support allows you to connect...