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Samsung releases their third One UI beta for the Galaxy S9

Samsung's One UI, which is their new UI based on Android Pie, began rolling out in beta form a few weeks ago. One UI is the biggest design change we've seen from Samsung software in a very long time. One UI has a focus on one-hand usability and adds a system-wide dark mode, among other...

How to install the One UI beta on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+

Samsung recently launched their latest One UI beta for the Exynos Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. One UI is Samsung's newest version of Samsung Experience, formally TouchWiz, based on Android Pie. This beta was launched in Germany, South Korea, and the United States. The US has been a bit luckier and all the Snapdragon...

[Video] OnePlus 6T vs. Samsung Galaxy S9+ – It’s a close call!

The OnePlus 6T is a few weeks old now and as usual, it has been the topic of much discussion in the Android community. Some think it's an excellent device for the price, others think it has too many shortcomings to really compete. One device that is undoubtedly at the top of its class is the...

Samsung announces “Ice Blue” Galaxy S9/S9+ with gradient color scheme

A great way to get your phone from earlier in the year back in the headlines is a new color option. We've seen this tactic many times before, and Samsung is certainly no stranger to it. The latest trend in smartphone colors is gradients. Samsung has announced a new "Ice Blue" gradient color for the...

Samsung’s Android Pie beta starts this month in the US, Germany, and Korea

Samsung held their big developer conference earlier today and had a lot of new stuff to talk about. A foldable phone made an appearance, but the thing we'll be seeing first is called "One UI." This is the same Samsung Experience 10 we've been showing off the last couple of months. It's based on Android Pie...

Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, and Galaxy Note 9 will get Android Pie in January

We've been talking about Samsung Experience 10 since early September. We had the first hands-on with Samsung's latest iteration of their software, which is based on Android Pie. Today, Samsung made it official and showed off what they are calling "One UI." They also shared their update plans for Android Pie on the Galaxy S9...

Android Pie beta for the Samsung Galaxy S9 adds new Tap to Show Always-on Display gesture

Android Pie has been out for a few months now and Samsung is coming along with their update, which is called Samsung Experience 10. Every update that is leaked comes with more and more new features. In the latest update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 (CRJB), Samsung has added a new feature to the Always-on...

Samsung Galaxy S9+ gets dockless DeX support in Android Pie beta

Samsung DeX is Samsung's desktop experience based on Android that appears when you connect your Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S9, or Galaxy Note 9 to a monitor. It allows for multiple windows and apps to be open at once with a special UI designed for a larger desktop screen. Samsung Experience 10 based on...

First Android Pie beta for Samsung Galaxy S9 rolls out soon, here’s our hands-on

The Android Pie beta for Samsung's latest Galaxy S and Note phones is coming up. We have already seen the alpha builds and gone hands-on with them on the Galaxy S9. Now, we have gotten a copy of a beta build. This is an early copy of the official beta which will be released very soon....

Samsung’s Android Pie beta program may go live soon as support pages appear

For the past couple of years, Samsung has released a beta program for the latest version of Android on their flagship series'. This year Samsung should be releasing an Android Pie beta with Samsung Experience 10 for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+. We suspect that this Android Pie beta program will be...

Check out Night Theme in Samsung Experience 10 based on Android Pie for the Samsung Galaxy S9

A few weeks ago, we published an article detailing an early beta build of Samsung Experience 10 based on Android Pie for the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S9+. The upcoming software release has a lot of design changes with black backgrounds, white cards, and rounded corners throughout the user interface. The abundance of white cards on...

Samsung Foldable Smartphone “Winner” and Snapdragon 8150 appear in Galaxy S9’s Android Pie update

As the largest Android smartphone manufacturer in the world, Samsung is almost always working on several new products at the same time. When the company is producing new hardware, we can sometimes see hints of these devices in the company's existing software builds. For example, we uncovered 4 models of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10...