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Is this our first look at Samsung’s next tablet? [Update: We know what it is]

<b>Update (6/7/16):</b> Evan Blass cleared the air on Monday and said that the “mystery” was solved. The leaked image is showing the Samsung Galaxy Tab A …

Forget Galaxy Note 6? Samsung’s upcoming flagship phablet to be called Galaxy Note 7!

According to the rumour, Samsung’s next flagship phablet, will not be titled Galaxy Note 6. Instead, the company has chosen the name of new Galaxy …

(Update: Video added) This is Samsung’s Good Lock UI for Android

<b>Update May 19:</b> Video Added!<p><b>Original Post Mar 30:</b> Samsung has launched a new “advanced” lock screen UI in the Galaxy Apps store called Good Lock. It’s kind of a mix between a lock screen app and theme, but it leaves large parts of the familiar Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge UI intact (<b>Note</b>: Good Lock …

Apps

Samsung is addicted to bedazzling its gadgets

No one is buying this<p>Samsung has a problem. It can't stop putting stones on its devices. It keeps happening. The company needs help. And now the problem has escalated. Mere Swarovski crystals weren't enough for Samsung. No, now it's graduated to the harder stuff. <i>The</i> hardest stuff. Samsung has …

Samsung's Galaxy S7 is making this iPhone fan jealous

It’s been a while since I paid any serious attention to Samsung devices, but at MWC the company caught my eye. The S7, which was announced on Sunday at the company’s Unpacked event doesn’t look all that different from last year, but it’s making me jealous.<p>Samsung’s embrace of building an ecosystem …

Alcatel enters the high-end with two new handsets

The Idol 4 is the direct successor of last year’s model and the lower-specced of the two, with a smaller 5.2-inch 1080p display; an octa-core processor; a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera; and 3GB of RAM. The more up-market Idol 4S has a 5.5-inch 1440 x 2560 display, a faster processor, a …

Latest leak shows Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge from every angle

Samsung is all set to unveil its new Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge tomorrow in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, but if you're not a patient type, you can see the new phones in their entirety right now. We've already seen plenty of leaks, but things are really getting out of hand now thanks to a gallery …

Samsung's next smartwatch comes with an e-SIM

Samsung will release a version of its 3G-connected Gear S2 that ditches the traditional SIM card in favor of an electronic one. It'll be the first mainstream connected wearable that ditches the old technology in favor of its all-digital replacement. The move will help the device save some space, …

17 Reasons Why Video Games Are Actually Good For You

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

Here’s when Samsung’s Galaxy devices will get the Marshmallow update

If you own a Samsung device, you have come to the right place. A full roadmap has been posted including over 15 Galaxy devices and when they’ll get …

Apple Watch vs. Samsung Gear S2: A smartwatch skeptic chooses

I'm not the biggest fan of watches, especially not since the arrival of the cellphone. My trusty Nokia 3210 told me the time and didn't need to be adjusted, so I rid myself of some wrist-weight by putting aside my yellow and black Casio G-Shock and never used it again.<p>My wrists were free for the …

10 best Android tablet apps that all tablet owners should have

Tablets may not be the most popular pieces of hardware out there. However, there are tons of people who have them and use them everyday. They’re great for productivity, media consumption, and reading. These are things you can do on a phone. However, the extra screen real estate really helps make it …

Apps

More signs point to early arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S7

One of the first rumors we heard about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 was that it may be heading to market a little earlier than expected and the latest mutterings add some more weight to this expectation. According to an anonymous industry insider, Samsung has already begun developing its firmware …

Phones

6 reasons you may want to buy a new smartphone in 2016

Should you buy a new smartphone next year? That depends on what it can do better than the one in your pocket now. And if Qualcomm has anything to say …

Another 6P Gate? Nexus 6P Camera Glass Easily Shattering.

While the Nexus 6P seems to be pretty durable in my testing and the testing of a handful of other Youtubers there are those two videos that Zack of …

TAG Heuer is the first luxury watchmaker to launch a smartwatch

Swiss precision now supports Bluetooth.<p>TAG Heuer and Google revealed at an event in New York today (Nov. 9) the first high-end smartwatch—the TAG Heuer Connected.<p>Unlike most smartwatches on the market, TAG’s watch looks pretty much like a regular watch, rather than a piece of technology that’s …

Wearable Tech

Apple Music is now available for Android

In June of this year, Apple officially announced that its music streaming service, Apple Music, would be making its way to Google’s Android operating …

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is official

Earlier today it was revealed that Samsung has commenced mass production of their new Exynos 8890 chipset. Now we also have Qualcomm officially …

After nearly 2 years of having its butt kicked by Apple, Samsung is showing signs of a turnaround — sales are up

Profits rose to $6.42 billion (7.39 trillion won), up substantially from the $3.6 billion (4.1 trillion won) the company posted in 2014.<p>The growth in revenue and profit comes mainly from Samsung's semiconductor and display business.<p>But even Samsung's beleaguered smartphone business looks like it is …

SoC showdown: Snapdragon 810 vs Exynos 7420 vs MediaTek Helio X10 vs Kirin 935

Which is the best Android smartphone SoC? We test the Snapdragon 810, the Exynos 7420, the MediaTek Helio X10, the Kirin 935, and the Snapdragon 801. But before looking at these chips, let’s start with a high level look of mobile processor technology.<p>What is a SoC?<p>The SoC defines what a smartphone …

Mobile

Blackberry Priv and HTC One A9 Now Available

Today two new phones came available for purchase here in the US. First off, the Blackberry Priv is now available from AT&T stores nationwide. AT&T …

Even Samsung's tiny Tizen OS is now bigger than BlackBerry

In a mobile market dominated by Apple's iPhone and Google's stable of Android devices, there's very little room for any more competitors. Microsoft can only muster a couple of percentage points as the distant third-place contender, and everyone else's share is measured in mere fractions. As bad as …

Mobile

Watch This Flagship Android Phone Get Snapped In Half

It makes a sickening crack when it splits apart. Shudder!<p>What happens if you try to bend the Google-Huawei Nexus 6P smartphone? Well, quite simply, it breaks apart with a sickening crack.<p>On Tuesday, Zack Nelson from YouTube's JerryRigEverything posted video of a fresh-from-the-box Nexus 6P …

Android Phones

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 review: thinnest, lightest tablet with a stunning screen

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The Tab S2 is easy to hold, light enough to use one-handed for reading and takes up as little space as 9.7in tablet possibly could.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/5b02b6aeb76fa04039c9e237e6e6621ccc52bff0/0_0_2100_1260/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs …

Google found some disturbing things in one of Samsung's best phones

Google decided to look for security vulnerabilities to see how devices made outside of the company fare security-wise, Google wrote in a blog post.<p>The majority of Android devices are made by Original Equipment Manufacturers or OEMs, which introduce additional code into Android devices that could be …

Samsung Galaxy

New Firefox browser offers security and privacy greater than Google's Incognito mode

Before Google Chrome, Firefox was the gold standard in web browsing. Safari was slow and unwieldy, Internet Explorer was a joke, and Netscape was …

Factory Reset Protection on Samsung devices can be bypassed in just a few minutes

In Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google introduced a security feature called Factory Reset Protection to help folks keep their data safe. It works like this: if FRP is turned on and your Android device is reset from the recovery menu, the Android device will require you to re-enter the primary Google …