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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series gets third One UI Watch 4.5 beta with several bug fixes

Samsung is currently beta testing One UI Watch 4.5 based on Wear OS 3.5 for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic. At the beginning of June, the South Korean OEM kicked off the One UI Watch beta program, allowing enthusiastic users to try out the upcoming update before public release. The second beta...

Samsung Gaming Hub is now live

During CES 2022, Samsung announced its Gaming Hub platform, introducing the world to its new gaming strategy going forward for its Smart TVs and monitors. Today, Samsung’s platform goes live, debuting on its Smart TVs for 2022 and its Smart Monitor Series. No downloads required Samsung Gaming Hub will bring game streaming content without the need for extra hardware...

Leaked images show off Wear OS 3.5 and One UI Watch 4.5

It's been almost a year since the arrival of Google's Wear OS 3. Despite the promise of it arriving on other devices, the software has still yet to make it to any products. As we wait for the update to find its way to smartwatches, it looks like a new version of the OS is...

Samsung rolls out July 2022 security patches early for the Galaxy A32

When it comes to security updates, Samsung has consistently been ahead of the curve this year. Matter of fact, the Korean OEM has already started updating one of its mid-ranger A-series smartphones with the July 2022 security patches just as June came to a close. The Galaxy A32 is beginning to receive a fresh new...

Samsung Galaxy S22 vs OnePlus 9RT: Samsung’s flagship takes on OnePlus’s affordable flagship

Buying a flagship smartphone in 2022 shouldn't cost you a fortune. There are plenty of options to explore that offer a top-notch flagship smartphone experience while being reasonably priced. Take, for example, the OnePlus 9RT, which can be had for ~$699 and has all the bells and whistles you expect from a modern-day flagship, including...

Samsung’s Galaxy XCover 6 Pro features a ruggedized design and removable battery

We've been covering the various leaks about the Samsung Galaxy XCover 6 Pro for a couple of months now, so it should come as no surprise that the phone has finally made its official debut. The rugged smartphone is now available in Germany. The Samsung Galaxy XCover 6 Pro is a ruggedized smartphone that doesn't really compromise...

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs Xiaomi Mi 11X: Which value flagship should you buy?

Xiaomi launched the Mi 11X and the Mi 11X Pro last year in India to conquer the country's premium phone market. The Mi 11X, in particular, was an exciting phone because it had the power to dent the long-standing dominance of many devices in the sub-premium flagship segment with its ₹30,000 (~$390) price tag. But...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: Same company, different target audience

The Galaxy Tab S8 and Galaxy Tab A8 only have a difference of a single letter in their name, but they're two radically different tablets. The Galaxy Tab S8 is the flagship offering and is one of the best Android tablets you can buy right now. It was unveiled in January this year alongside the...

Starbucks partners with Samsung to launch a new range of cases for Galaxy smartphones and earbuds

Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks has partnered with Samsung to launch a new range of cases for the latter's smartphones and TWS earbuds. The lineup includes cases for Samsung's flagship Galaxy S22 series, the Galaxy Buds Pro, Galaxy Buds 2, and the Galaxy Buds Live. The unique Starbucks-branded cases will go on sale in Samsung's home...

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 vs Jabra Elite 85T: Which TWS should you choose?

The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 and the Jabra Elite 85T are two of the best true wireless earbuds on the market, offering great sound, ergonomic designs, and effective ANC. The Galaxy Buds 2 was unveiled alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. Meanwhile, the Jabra Elite 85T came out in 2020...

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G vs OnePlus 9: Should you choose the Exynos 1280 phone over the Snapdragon 888?

On the market for a powerful Android phone with an immersive screen but don't want to pay 2022 flagship prices? Buying a one-generation old flagship or a current mid-tier device is an option to save some money while still getting a good phone. Today, we're taking a look at Samsung's 2022 mid-tier Galaxy A53 5G...

Samsung Galaxy S22 vs Apple iPhone 13: Samsung and Apple battle it out in the entry level flagship space

Samsung's Galaxy S22 and Apple's iPhone 13 are aimed at two groups of consumers: those who want a "new flagship" but don't want to pay too much or consumers who don't want a huge flagship phone. With both devices priced at $699 right now and with "just" 6.1-inch screens (this is measured diagonally, so the...