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Explaining the new Privacy settings in One UI 4 on the Samsung Galaxy S22 series

Google introduced a host of privacy settings in Android 12, including a new Privacy Dashboard, visual indicators for camera and microphone access, toggles to enable/disable the camera and microphone, and the ability to share approximate location with apps. Samsung has integrated all of these features in One UI 4, the latest version of its custom...

PSA: Dirty Pipe, the Linux kernel root vulnerability, can be abused on the Samsung Galaxy S22 and Google Pixel 6 Pro

What happens when a Linux privilege-escalation vulnerability that also affects Android gets disclosed publicly? You got it! Security researchers and Android enthusiasts around the world try to take advantage of the newly found problem to create an exploit, which can be used to gain advanced access to your device (such as root or the ability...

These apps turn the Galaxy S22’s hole-punch into a battery and notification indicator

The Samsung Galaxy S22 series has everything you would expect from a modern flagship smartphone: an incredible display, stellar cameras, and snappy performance. The front camera's hole-punch design, however, can still come across as an eyesore to some people. Luckily, customization is a key feature that gives Android smartphones a leg up over their iOS...

Latest Samsung Galaxy S22 update addresses the GOS performance throttling issue

The Samsung Galaxy S22 series is undoubtedly among the best Android devices out there right now. Samsung’s flagships for 2022 pack in some insane hardware, like the S-Pen on the Ultra model, top-of-the-line SoCs, up to 12GB of RAM, and stunning displays. However, despite boasting the cutting edge hardware, the Galaxy S22 isn’t perfect by...

Samsung adds Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 series devices to its Remote Test Lab

In a bid to help app developers test their apps on its latest flagships, Samsung has now added the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 series devices to its Remote Test Lab. For the unaware, Samsung's Remote Test Lab (RTL) service gives app developers a way to test their apps on real Samsung Galaxy devices connected...

How to enable call recording on the Samsung Galaxy S22 series

Android users had to rely on third-party apps to record phone calls for the longest time. But these days, almost all Android OEMs natively offer call recording support on their devices, including Samsung. If you've recently purchased a Galaxy S22 series device and you're not sure how to set up call recording on it, you've...

Samsung releases kernel sources for the Galaxy S22 series

After nearly everything was leaked about Samsung's 2022 flagships, the Galaxy S22 series was finally made official last month. The phones represent the best of what the Korean OEM has to offer this year at different price ranges. We reviewed the Galaxy S22 Ultra with 12GB RAM, which offers truly massive potential for whatever use...

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...

[Update: Comment from Samsung] Samsung is reportedly throttling the performance of 10,000 popular apps

A new finding suggests Samsung is throttling the performance of thousands of Android apps on Galaxy smartphones. The issue affects many popular apps, including Google and Samsung's first-party apps. Samsung has an app called Game Optimization Service that comes preinstalled on many Galaxy phones. Although the name suggests the app helps improve gaming performance, it's apparently...

How to switch off or restart the Samsung Galaxy S22 series smartphones

Samsung dropped the highly-anticipated Galaxy S22 series at its first Unpacked event of the year earlier this month. The new flagship smartphone lineup includes three devices -- the Galaxy S22, the Galaxy S22 Plus, and the Galaxy S22 Ultra. All three phones come with significant improvements over their respective predecessors, including the latest chipsets from...

These are the best Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus wallet cases to buy in 2022

Samsung's new Galaxy S22 series devices have finally started reaching early buyers in several regions worldwide. If you're among the many who purchased the new Galaxy S22 Plus, you should invest in a screen protector and a protective case for your device to protect its display and glass back. We've already curated lists for the...

These are the best Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus rugged cases to buy in 2022

Samsung’s 2022 flagship lineup is finally out, headlined by the Galaxy S22 Ultra and backed by the Galaxy S22 Plus and Galaxy S22. For many people, the Galaxy S22 can be a bit too small and the Galaxy S22 Ultra a bit too expensive, so there's a clear opportunity for the Plus model to shine...