Posts From Max Weinbach

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.

Samsung is testing Android 10 with One UI 2.0 on the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10

Android 10 just launched, and that means the question of "when will my phone get it!?" comes up. Samsung is usually known to be pretty slow with updates, but in the past few years they have really been getting much faster. Last year, for Android Pie, they launched a beta program in November and the...

Samsung’s 45W charger page hints at support for the unreleased Galaxy A91, teases 5G Galaxy A90

Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 10+, is one of the first devices with 45W charging support. This requires a 45W USB Type-C charger with USB Power Delivery 3.0 with Programmable Power Supply (PPS). Currently, it seems like Samsung's charger is the only one on the market that's compatible with the Galaxy Note 10+....

Galaxy Note 10 3D Scanner app is here along with Samsung’s Discord integration

Today is Samsung Galaxy Note 10 day. The new Note 10 series is officially available in 70 countries and through carriers. Samsung has a habit of not making new features available until the actual launch day, which is what they did again this year. The Discord integration Samsung along with the cool 3D Scanner app...

Samsung’s Android 10 update with One UI 2.0 may have just leaked

In a startling turn of events, an 11-minute video of Android 10 "Queen Cake" running on the Samsung Galaxy S10+ has leaked out today. This video comes from Brazilian YouTuber Dudu Rocha. He goes over some basic changes in One UI 2.0 on the Samsung Galaxy S10+ and how it compares to One UI 1.0...

[Update: Referrals Available] Shop Samsung adds delivery management via FedEx, prepares referral incentives

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series shipping soon, Samsung is working on re-vamping the Shop Samsung app for those who want to buy the latest and greatest devices. With prices getting higher and higher, it's getting harder to convince users to buy these devices. After an APK teardown, we have found evidence that Samsung...

Galaxy Note 10’s new Samsung DeX integration with Windows and Mac PCs goes live

Samsung DeX is one of the cooler features on flagship Galaxy smartphones. It allows you to run your Android apps in a desktop-like experience. Until the Galaxy Note 10 launch, you could only use DeX if you had an external display that accepts video input. With the Note 10, Samsung made a desktop client so...

Samsung’s referral program helps you get 10% off Galaxy phones in the US

Nobody ever complained about a discount. With phones getting increasingly expensive, getting a discount is more important than ever. Luckily, Samsung has a great program for that. The Samsung Referral Program allows you to get up to 10% off (for a total of up to $250) on all of their latest and greatest phones, tablets,...

[Update: Launched in India] Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series launch with better S Pen, SuperFast charging, and more

After months of leaks and rumors, Samsung has finally unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ on August 7, 2019. We've seen renders of the phone for months, heard rumors of the features, and even heard about the hardware. None of that was officially confirmed by Samsung, of course, until today. Unlike every...

[Update: Duo 60] Hands-on: Google Duo’s low light mode will let you video chat in darkness

Google is always working on new features for their apps. Usually, we aren't able to enable these features until Google rolls them out to the general public Well, we were luckily able to enable a couple of few new features that are coming to Google Duo: Low Light mode and Valentines Day effects. The video above...

Everything you might have missed about the Samsung Galaxy Note 10

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ were just announced last week, and as always, there is a lot of information that Samsung was unable to convey at Unpacked. From new software features to minor hardware changes, there are a lot of tidbits that Samsung didn’t make a big deal of. After having used...

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is Samsung’s latest Smartwatch for Health and Fitness

Samsung's smartwatches are some of the best meant-for-Android wearables out there. They have great software, great battery life, and amazing designs. Samsung hopped aboard the sports watch trend with the Samsung Gear Sport and later with the Galaxy Watch Active. Now, Samsung is following up with the Galaxy Watch Active 2, and it has more...

Galaxy First Look event confirms “Superfast Charge” on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Samsung is gearing up to launch its Galaxy Note 10 series in a couple of days. Since the brand has such a huge following, many fans never get the chance to attend the launch events. If you live in New York, Samsung usually hosts a "Galaxy First Look" event at its Samsung 837 location. This...