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Samsung sends out weird “1” Find My Mobile notification to Galaxy users worldwide

Back in July last year, OnePlus sent out suspicious-looking notifications to OnePlus 7 Pro users, leading them to believe that OnePlus may have been hacked. The company quickly clarified that the notifications were just part of internal testing for the Android 10 update and were accidentally sent out to all users. In a statement regarding...

Future Galaxy S20 update may enable 120Hz refresh rate at QHD+ resolution

High refresh rate displays are all rage nowadays. The feature that was once limited to gaming-oriented phones has been steadily trickling down to more mainstream devices lately. From the top-of-the-line flagship to the affordable mid-range, it’s quickly becoming commonplace. One of the latest phones to launch with a high refresh display is Samsung’s Galaxy S20...

Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro is a rugged phone with removable battery

Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones is one that is very diverse. Over time, just like any other manufacturers, they've greatly evolved their design language to adapt to current trends. For the most part, though, this design language resembles closely what other smartphone manufacturers keep doing: either glass-aluminum sandwiches or shiny plastic phones that resemble these...

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook has a 4K display and 10th Gen Intel Core i5

The market for high-end Chromebooks is currently small, yet it could be a significant one in the future. Right now, the major player in high-end Chromebooks is Google, makers of Chrome OS, itself. Most Chromebooks on the market feature mid to low range specs and affordable pricing, whereas the Pixelbook and the Pixelbook Go are...

Samsung Galaxy M30s leaked teaser hints at massive 6000mAh battery

Samsung is planning a half-yearly refresh of its A-series and M-series lineup, attaching an "s" suffix to the phones which see improvements in certain areas. Earlier this month, Samsung had announced the Samsung Galaxy A10s, the Samsung Galaxy A30s, and the Samsung Galaxy A50s. Now, a leaked marketing teaser suggests that Samsung is planning a...

aodNotify toggles the AOD when you get a new notification on Samsung Galaxy phones

There are a few reasons why someone might not want to pick up a Galaxy S10 or other Galaxy phone off the shelf. There are some complaints that the general Android community has about the devices, but one considerable reason for not picking them up, at least for me personally, is the lack of a...

Samsung Galaxy phones reportedly depreciate in value faster than other brands

Value depreciation is a phenomenon that affects all products, causing them to lose value over time even if they aren't used, but especially if they are used. With smartphones, value depreciation is accelerated by the launch of new phones from the same OEM (hardware obsolescence), competing phones from other OEMs, release of new software, as...

Samsung Malaysia used a DSLR photo to advertise the Galaxy A8

Smartphone cameras are getting better and better. Super precise lenses and other hardware configuration, along with optimized software, can produce some stunning results. Yet, companies sometimes use other devices to promote their camera prowess. Samsung and Huawei were caught doing this earlier this year. Now, imagine discovering your photo on the website of one of...

Samsung Galaxy A8s may be the first phone with an Infinity-O display hole

As of recently, Samsung has taken the interesting approach of testing out their most "bleeding-edge" features on their midrange devices. We've recently seen the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018), a device that features a triple rear camera setup, in the same fashion as the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, the LG V40 ThinQ, and other devices. Then,...

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) goes live with a 6-inch Infinity Display and Triple Rear Cameras

It's no secret that Samsung has achieved great success with their Galaxy S and Galaxy Note line of smartphones. After all, these phones carry all the bells and whistles you would expect from a phone with its price tag, and Samsung is rarely one to skimp on features. But their midrange phones, namely the Galaxy A...

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) leak shows triple rear cameras

Samsung has a broad smartphone portfolio, which can be roughly classified under Galaxy S series (flagship phones), Galaxy A series (mid-range phones), and Galaxy J series (budget phones). Samsung's 2018 flagship announcements are already in the rear mirror with the launches of the Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. With...

Samsung Galaxy J6 Prime could come in red, full specifications leak

Samsung's Galaxy J budget/lower mid-range smartphone series continues to do well in markets like India, despite the fact that the phones don't usually compete well against the likes of Xiaomi, Asus, and Honor in terms of specifications. This year, Samsung has launched the Samsung Galaxy J6, Galaxy J8, Galaxy A6, Galaxy A6+, and the Galaxy...