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Google Duo’s auto-framing feature is available on Samsung’s Galaxy S21

Toward the end of last year, we reported that Google Duo’s auto-framing feature was on its way to Samsung Galaxy devices. Following the launch of the Galaxy S21 series, the official Twitter account for Android has confirmed the feature will indeed be available when the new devices become available later this month. “Take your video chats...

Best of CES 2021: The tech that caught our attention!

The dust has settled on another showcase in Vegas, except this year's Consumer Electronics Show took place virtually thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. There were a lot of announcements, both directly related to the show or — in the case of Samsung with the Galaxy S21 series announcement — timed for the few days...

Samsung brings a trio of budget phones to the UK, including the Galaxy A32 5G

Samsung has announced a trio of new budget devices is headed to the U.K., including the recently announced Galaxy A32 5G, which is the company’s most affordable 5G device yet. The other two devices as part of Samsung’s announcement include the Galaxy A12 and Galaxy A02, both of which feature a 6.5-inch display, a 5,000mAh battery,...

Samsung rolls out the Android 11 update with One UI 3.1 to the Galaxy Tab S7

Back in August 2020, Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab S7 (our review). With the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC, a fluid 120Hz display, and up to 8GB of RAM, the Galaxy Tab S7 lineup was, and still is, the most powerful Android tablet offering from the Korean OEM. The Galaxy Tab S7 series launched with...

Broadcom’s BCM4389 debuts in Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra, bringing WiFi 6E support

To kick off the New Year, the WiFi Alliance announced that it has begun to certify products for WiFi 6E. Now, Broadcom has revealed that the company’s BCM4389 chip will enable WiFi 6E in the Galaxy S21 Ultra. The news means Samsung’s newest flagship is the first (and so far only) smartphone to feature WiFi 6E,...

Samsung’s SmartThings is now integrated with Android Auto

Samsung and Google on Thursday jointly announced that Samsung's SmartThings service will be integrated into Android Auto beginning next week. The integration will allow Android Auto users to control compatible SmartThings smart home devices right from their car’s display. The announcement follows today’s major Galaxy S21 launch, which also included the Galaxy Buds Pro and Galaxy...

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 and Xiaomi’s Mi 10T Lite join Google’s Android Enterprise Recommended program for business use

Google's Android Enterprise Recommended (AER) program certifies Android devices for enterprise deployment. Since its launch back in 2018, Google has certified over 150 devices from a variety of manufacturers, including Motorola, LG, OnePlus, OPPO, and more. These devices have to fulfill certain criteria to land a spot on the list, like a minimum hardware specification,...

Galaxy Watch Active 2 update adds Samsung SmartThings Find support

Samsung has started rolling out support for Smartthings Find, its version of Android "Find My Phone" functionality, launched last October, on the Galaxy Watch Active 2. The Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)  and Ultra-Wideband (UWB) powered network, which works similarly to Tile, can detect enrolled Samsung devices such as the new Galaxy S21 range, as well...

Samsung Galaxy Fold gets updated to Android 11 with One UI 3.0

Samsung has been amazing us with the timeliness of its updates ever since it announced One UI 3.0 based on Android 11. Besides targeting its current generation flagships, the Korean OEM has also shown a similar enthusiasm for its legacy flagship offerings like the Galaxy Note 10 and the Galaxy S10 series. Since then, these...

First Galaxy Buds Pro update adds hearing enhancement feature to adjust sound balance

During its first Galaxy Unpacked launch event for 2021, Samsung unveiled the all-new Galaxy S21 series. Along with the three new devices, the company also launched its latest part of TWS earbuds — the Galaxy Buds Pro — and the Galaxy SmartTag. While the new Samsung devices are yet to make their way into the...

Galaxy S21 teardown gives us our first look inside Samsung’s 2021 flagship

While it has just been a few days since Samsung unveiled the all-new Galaxy S21 series, teardowns of the devices have already started popping up online. The first teardown comes from YouTuber PBKreviews, and it gives us a good look at what's inside the Galaxy S21. As you can see in the attached images, the Samsung Galaxy...

Discussion: Should Samsung still launch a Galaxy Note this year?

Samsung announced the Galaxy S21 series earlier this week, putting all speculations and rumors to an end. With a radical design, improved performance, new camera features, and more, the Galaxy S21 series makes for an interesting package. But if there's one feature that is set to rewrite the fate of Samsung's flagship lineup, it is...