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Samsung rolls out June 2022 security patches to the Galaxy S21 series

Google has a tradition of rolling out fresh new Android security patches for the Pixel smartphones on the first Monday of each month, which means we only have a few days to go before the Android security bulletin of June 2022 goes live. However, it doesn’t mean other OEMs can’t beat Google at their own...

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...

Google Pixel 6 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Which Android phone to buy?

The Pixel 6 Pro brings Google back into the flagship discussion after the launch of the mid-range Pixel 5. The company says it spent years on research and development, leading up to the launch of the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro. As we mentioned in our Google Pixel 6 Pro review, it's a...

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...

Latest Expert RAW update boosts low light performance

Originally exclusive to the Galaxy S22 Ultra and Galaxy S21 Ultra, Samsung recently expanded the Expert RAW camera app to several other Galaxy flagships. Expert RAW is a powerful app that lets you take full control of your photos by allowing you to shoot in RAW and offering full manual camera controls like shutter speed...

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...

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra vs Galaxy S21 Ultra: What are the differences? Should you upgrade?

Samsung's Galaxy S22 Ultra seems at first glance like a significant upgrade over the Galaxy S21 Ultra. After all, it brings an entirely new design, with a new hardware component never seen in the S line before: a built-in S Pen. But if you ignore the S Pen and the harder/sharper corners of this year's...

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...