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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.

Exclusive: Download some of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Wallpapers

The Galaxy S20 is launching in just a few weeks. A lot of information about the phone has leaked, but that doesn't mean everything. For example, the wallpapers. We usually don't see those until the official renders leak or the device launches. Luckily, we have access to a few of the wallpapers launching with the...

Exclusive: This is the Samsung Galaxy S20+

The next major smartphone launch event for Samsung, Samsung Unpacked 2020 is just a few weeks away. On February 11th, Samsung is expected to unveil the Galaxy S20 trio of flagship smartphones as well as a new clamshell foldable smartphone. As we approach the launch event, we've already seen a few live images of the alleged...

You can now opt out of having your Samsung Pay data sold

In the internet age, privacy is a big topic. How much privacy we should have, how to keep our data private, how should companies be able to take and sell our data? It's all very important to talk about and have control over. Companies are just now starting to give us more control over what...

[Update 2: 400-500k] Samsung says it has sold 1 million Galaxy Fold devices

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is undoubtedly one of the most interesting phones of 2019. There is no arguing it is a breathtaking phone that truly represents what the future will hold. That bleeding-edge tech comes at a price, though, retailing at $1,980 in the US, it's one of the most expensive phones on the market....

[Update: Confirmed] Samsung Unpacked 2020 may take place on February 11th

Samsung Unpacked is Samsung's big event for its flagship phone launches, and this year the brand is expected to unveil the Galaxy S20. While Samsung hasn't officially confirmed when the Samsung Unpacked 2020 event will take place, we think we now have a good idea. In an unlisted video posted by Samsung Korea on Samsung's Vimeo...

Samsung shipped 6.7 million 5G phones in 2019 and plans to launch a 5G Tab S6 soon

Samsung is one of the largest phone manufacturers in the world. Annually, they sell millions of phones throughout the world. They kept up this tradition in 2019 with not only LTE phones but also a growing number of 5G phones. But just how many 5G phones did it ship? Samsung says it shipped 6.7 million...

Latest One UI 2.0 update reveals more about the Samsung Galaxy S20’s camera features, Fold 2’s charging, more

Samsung's latest software builds usually gives us a good idea about what Samsung is working on for its upcoming smartphones. The added strings, resources, and code give clues about future products, devices, and features here and there for bored nerds like me to find. For this year's H1 flagship devices, namely the Galaxy S11 (Galaxy...

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 First Impressions: 108MP of Greatness

The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 was the first phone to launch with the Samsung Bright HMX 108MP camera sensor. It is an interesting phone, for sure. I've had it for about a week and my first impressions are all around great, so let's get into it. This phone is Xiaomi's latest mid-range phone and it's honestly...

[Update 3: Rolling out for 5 more phones] PlayGalaxy Link lets you stream PC games to your Samsung Galaxy smartphone

During the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch, there was one feature that flew under the radar because of how packed the event was: PlayGalaxy Link. This feature lets you stream games from your computer to your phone. It's a really great service, especially as we head into the era of 5G connectivity when apps need...

Samsung may soon introduce a new Samsung Flex program with Premium Care included

Samsung is a huge company with a lot of products and services to match. Currently, Samsung has Samsung Premium Care, which is an extended warranty program, and the Samsung Upgrade Program, which provides financing options and allows users to upgrade to the latest Samsung flagship every year. Now, Samsung is launching a new Samsung Flex...

Truly Wireless Earphones Comparison – TaoTronics SoundLiberty 53, Samsung Galaxy Buds, Apple AirPods and Airpods Pro

Phone accessories can often be indispensable, especially to power users. Whether by trying to extend battery life or listening to some tunes, you probably use some smartphone accessories regularly, if not daily. From earbuds to cables and charging bricks, these enhance our smartphone experience by accentuating their pros or diminishing their cons. We have taken...

Accessories Review: Aukey and RAVPower Chargers, Cables, Power Banks, USB Hub, and Storage

Phone accessories can often be indispensable, especially to power users. Whether by trying to extend battery life or listening to some tunes, you probably use some smartphone accessories regularly, if not daily. From earphones to cables, charging bricks, and power banks, these enhance our smartphone experience by accentuating their pros or diminishing their cons. In...