Michael Erik

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Why I Switched To The Samsung Galaxy S9+ As My Primary Phone

Samsung Galaxy 9+[/caption]<p>As a technology industry analyst, I form parts of my opinions on the status and future possibilities of technology by <i>using</i> various devices. I did tech products, strategy, and marketing for over 20 years before I started my analyst firm, so that’s to be expected. I use one …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung is reportedly testing an Android Go phone

Samsung may be testing a budget-priced phone that runs on Google's Android Go -- an operating system meant for lower-end phones.<p>According to SamMobile, a phone with the model number of SM-J260G is reportedly being tested internationally in Europe, Latin America and Asia.<p>The report says that this …

Mobile

This Samsung Galaxy patent offers a tantalising glimpse of the future

<b>Samsung’s next groundbreaking smartphone could be nothing more than one giant screen.</b><p>The firm filed a patent with the United States Patent and …

Phones

[Update: Note8 $300 off] Deal alert: Get a Verizon Galaxy S9 for $520 ($200 off) or S9+ for $640 ($200 off) from Samsung

If you're on Verizon Wireless and are interested in Samsung's latest flagship smartphones, here's a fairly straightforward deal for you: Get a Galaxy …

Phones

Android Circuit: Galaxy S10 Design Leak, Samsung's Note 9 Exposed, Google's Pixel 3 XL Surprise

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes the best look at the Samsung Galaxy S10 design yet, the impressive Note 9 screen, why the Pixel 3 XL needs a single-lens camera, OnePlus 6’s million sales, the cost of Samsung’s …

Mobile

These Galaxy Note 9 renders will make you so excited (that you won’t have to buy a new Note this year)

Smartphone addiction is expensive. Believe me, I know. It’s disconcerting when you have a perfectly good phone that’s barely a year old, but you know …

Phones

Which Samsung Galaxy outlasts the rest on battery life? Not the one you expect

Ever wonder if newer phones actually boast better battery life than their predecessors? To find out, we to put the Galaxy S9 Plus and several other …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy stock Android phone incoming

By Luke Edwards<p>A new Samsung Android Go smartphone has been spotted. This could be a Samsung stock Android smartphone, and it could land before the …

Phones

The top 8 Chinese phones

Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Circuit Breaker By Sam Byford@345triangle Jun 22, 2018, 7:06am EDT<p>Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge<p>Photo by Amelia …

Phones

These phones do at least one thing that the iPhone X and Galaxy S9 don't

Today, every phone is more or less a rectangular slab along the lines of the iPhone X ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) or Galaxy S9 ($720 at Amazon.com). That's not inherently a bad thing, but when you stack these devices side by side, it's easy to feel like you're drowning in a sea of sameness.<p>From …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy J3 Star supports T-Mo's 600MHz LTE tech | Pocketnow

But since Chinese OEMs are having trouble penetrating the US, local bargain hunters need to settle for modest, old fashioned devices like the Galaxy …

Phones

iOS jailbreaking is nearly dead and Apple wants it to stay that way

iOS, particularly on iPhones, may be one of if not the most popular mobile OS in the market, but that doesn’t mean all of its fans are completely …

Batteries

Samsung Galaxy Note's Best Feature Is Getting A Huge Upgrade

Image: Getty Images<p>Last week, online investigators unveiled the first screen images and case renders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Now, these same …

Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy S10 triple camera, Apple AirPods 2 & more – Pocketnow Daily

Advertisement<p>Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about rumors for the Galaxy S10 that hint to 3 phones and 1 of them having a triple camera. …

Phones

Galaxy J8 release date incoming, official firmware now available online

When Samsung launched the Galaxy J6, Galaxy A6, and the Galaxy A6+ in India last month, the company took us by surprise by making the Galaxy J8 …

Phones

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro, Mi Pad 4 launched for budget-conscious buyers

Xiaomi has always been known for its dirt cheap yet decent smartphones but with its relatively younger Redmi line, it proved it can go even lower. …

Mobile Technology

Camera Comparison: OnePlus 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S9+

We’ve already compared the OnePlus 6 to the Galaxy S9+ in general, and found the OnePlus 6 to be a formidable opponent to Samsung’s latest despite a …

Phones

Mysterious and exciting new Galaxy Note 9 features tipped by top leaker

Samsung’s latest-generation Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are two of the hottest flagship smartphones on the market right now — and yet sales have been a …

Galaxy Note

New S-Pen Launching With Samsung Galaxy Note 9

We previously heard rumors that Samsung was working on a new S-Pen stylus and now it would appear that this new stylus will launch with the Samsung …

Phones

The race to 100%: How screen-to-body ratios changed over the years

In the past couple of years, the “screen-to-body” ratio has become an important metric for both phone marketers and consumers. We used to look past the thick bezels found on most smartphones, but now we seem to want handsets with as little bezel as possible, so the display can be bigger and still …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy S10 leak reveals 3D face-detection technology in works

Samsung is throwing down the gauntlet with its next flagship smartphone.<p>In a report from Korean publication The Bell, leaked details of the phone …

Phones

Samsung may release three Galaxy S10 models, one with a triple camera

Samsung could be making a Galaxy S10 for everyone. The Korean tech giant may launch three different models of its next Galaxy S flagship, according to Korean news outlet ETNews.<p>Each Galaxy S10 variant could have a different rear camera setup, according to the report, with the most high-end model …

Huawei P20

Galaxy Note 9’s Killer Feature Just Leaked

Samsung could be planning a major overhaul to the Galaxy Note 9's S Pen, delivering what could be the biggest update this year's phone will</b> …

Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy S7 Oreo review: What to expect from your final software update

After what feels like an inordinately long wait, many versions of the Galaxy S7 have received their Android 8.0 Oreo update. Considering that the …

Android News

New Galaxy S10 Reveals Samsung's Third Secret

Samsung may have a surprise in store when the Galaxy S10 family is revealed early next year… a curiously familiar third version of the flagship smartphone.<p>While everyone is expecting the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus to debut at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, reports are coming in of a third model that …

Phones

Galaxy Note 9’s biggest new feature is long awaited

The most unique feature of the Galaxy Note smartphone series is getting an upgrade according to the latest leaked info on the subject. The S Pen for …

Galaxy Note

Take a look at what could be the future of Samsung’s Galaxy phones

Could this patent from Samsung give us a glimpse of a future Galaxy phone? It’s certainly possible, and if so, then it doesn’t look like the company …

Phones

Apple Blocks Hack That Feds and Police Use to Crack iPhones

Apple confirmed on Wednesday that the next version of its iPhone and iPad operating system will close a security hole that law enforcement has used …

Privacy

Android P features we love: Better, faster biometrics

Android P will have a lot of small-sounding but very significant changes to Android's core. We see that with every upgraded version of Android, and …

Information Systems

​Blockchain May Be Good for Security. But Not So Good for Privacy.

Robert Plant (@drrobertplant) is an associate professor at the School of Business Administration, University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. Blockchain technologies are becoming increasingly popular as mechanisms to track transactions between parties. The advantage of this technology over its …

Business Administration