Posts From Max Weinbach

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...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be unveiled on August 9th in New York

Samsung just sent out the press invite for the Samsung Unpacked event for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The invite was sent out earlier today along with teasing an upgrade to the S-Pen. The Galaxy Note 9 will now officially be announced on August 9th in New York. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 just went through the...

Samsung is ending My Bixby Level which unlocked Samsung Pay rewards points

Samsung launched Bixby Voice almost a year ago. Since expanding to over 200 countries, the service hasn't received many feature updates to compete with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. Samsung's rumored Bixby Speaker and upcoming 2.0 update launching with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 may turn things around but for now, Bixby Voice remains the worst voice...

Samsung Good Lock addon brings new Always on Display/Lock Screen clock designs

Samsung released a revamped version of Good Lock last week with a new addon system for UI customization. It was first released to just South Korea, but then it was expanded into the United States on Monday. Today, Samsung Good Lock has been updated with a new app called ClockFace. It works on any Samsung...

Samsung Messages now lets you add custom ringtones to each contact

Samsung updated their stock Samsung messenger app for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ today with a highly requested feature: the ability to assign different ringtones to different contacts. With the official update to Samsung Experience 9.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo, this feature was removed. Now it's finally back in an update to...

How to get the latest Samsung Good Lock on any Samsung Galaxy phone running Oreo

Today Samsung released the updated version of Good Lock that works on any Samsung Galaxy device running Android Oreo like the Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and Samsung Galaxy S9. It was showing up in the Galaxy App store in South Korea but not in other regions. Fortunately, it was...