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Samsung makes it easier to share files using Private Share

The Galaxy ecosystem enables an easier and more comfortable workflow with Galaxy devices with features including Buds Auto Switch, App Continuity, Keyboard share, and many more. One such feature is Private Share, which is available on both the Samsung Galaxy store and Google Play Store. With the latest update (version 1.1.20.21), Samsung has introduced new...

Samsung starts rolling out Galaxy S22 camera features to older Galaxy models

Samsung launched its flagship Galaxy S22 series with a new version of One UI based on Android 12. The software release included a host of new camera features for the devices, like an advanced portrait mode with pet recognition, portrait support in night mode, telephoto lens support for portrait videos, etc. Back in March, Samsung...

May 2022 Android security update rolls out to Google Pixel and some Samsung Galaxy phones

It’s the first Monday of the month, which means it’s time for another security update. Google today published the May 2022 Android Security Bulletin, and with it, the May 2022 security update for eligible Pixel smartphones. Google’s Pixel lineup aren’t the only devices getting the update today, though, as Samsung also followed in Google’s footsteps...

Samsung now sells Earth Day-themed biodegradable Galaxy S21 cases and Watch 4 bands

Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 each year, intended to rally support for protection of Earth's environment. Samsung decided to mark the event this year with a new lineup of (supposedly) eco-friendly phone cases and watch bands, in partnership with designer Sean Wotherspoon. Samsung has released three cases for the Galaxy S21 ('Orchid,...

Samsung now sells refurbished Galaxy S21 phones for less money

Samsung released the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra last year, which continued to be the company's flagship devices until the Galaxy S22 series arrived in February. Now that the company has been selling the S21 series for over a year, and likely has many of them on-hand from S22 trade-ins, Samsung...

Samsung will sell replacement parts for Galaxy phones and tablets

Tech companies love to tout how their products are more friendly to the environment, but it often amounts to little more than marketing. For example, while Apple uses smaller boxes and more recycled materials in its newer products, the company has also fought against right-to-repair legislation that could extend the life of older iPhones and...

Samsung starts rolling out One UI 4.1 to the Galaxy S21 series

Samsung debuted the latest version of its Android skin, One UI 4.1, with the Galaxy S22 series earlier this year. The update recently started making its way to the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Galaxy Z Flip 3, bringing a host of new software features to the foldables. Now, Samsung has started rolling it...

Geekbench accuses Samsung of benchmark manipulation, delists last four years of Galaxy flagships

The Samsung Galaxy S22 series is clearly a hit, with pre-order sales through the roof. However, that hasn't stopped it from facing its own set of controversies. The most recent of which surrounds the company's Game Optimization Service, which reportedly throttles approximately 10,000 applications. Samsung has since said that it will give users the choice...

Samsung’s Expert RAW app is coming soon to more Galaxy phones

By default, most smartphone cameras save photos in JPEG format. But as any seasoned photographer will tell you, the best way to get the most out of your tiny smartphone camera is to shoot in RAW format. Most modern smartphones offer RAW support, while Samsung even has a dedicated app, dubbed Expert RAW, just for...

Samsung promises four Android OS upgrades and five years of security patches for its flagships

At the Galaxy Note 20 series launch in August 2020, Samsung surprised fans by announcing that it would offer up to three generations of Android OS upgrades for its flagship devices. A few months down the line, the company launched the Galaxy S21 series and further extended its software update commitment, promising to deliver four...

Best Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus Cases to buy in 2022

With the announcement of the Galaxy S21 series, Samsung took its flagship line to the next level. It's the best that Samsung has to offer, barring the unique Galaxy Z Fold 3, of course. You have the Snapdragon 888 (or the Exynos 2100 that international users will unfortunately get), the cameras are amazing, and the...

Best Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus deals: Where to buy Samsung’s affordable flagships in 2022

It's time to pick up the next line of Samsung flagship smartphones! The Samsung Galaxy S21 line has been out for a while now but still offers a great set of specifications and a flagship experience for those of you looking for one. You may be wondering though, which Galaxy S21 you should buy. The...