Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe is now receiving the January security update

Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe is now receiving the January security update

Following the similar rollouts that went out in the last 24 hours for Sprint’s and Verizon’s versions of the Galaxy S5 in the US, Samsung is now busy pushing out an update to those units purchased from Europe. The update is now rolling out over-the-air in several countries across the continent, coming in as a 53MB download. It will add the usual unnamed bug fixes and performance improvements, but also the security update for January.

We may see Samsung Galaxy S8 this month after all

We may see Samsung Galaxy S8 this month after all

The Samsung Galaxy S8 isn’t going to officially be announced this month a MWC 2017, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be completely absent. Samsung’s flagship Android phone for 2017 will be teased on February 26 at the company’s Barcelona press conference, according to The Korean Herald. The sneak peak is said to come in the form of a one-minute video clip, which sounds like just enough time to catch

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Nougat manuals are now available

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Nougat manuals are now available

Earlier today, we learned that the beta program for Nougat on Samsung’s latest flagship pair is officially over. This was shared along with a suggested release time frame of January 2017 for the consumer version. But, if that wasn’t enough to prove Samsung is really working hard on the OTA, it appears the support documentation for both models has now been updated to reflect the OS change and is already spreading

Analysts: Samsung Electronics to report better than expected Q4 result

Analysts: Samsung Electronics to report better than expected Q4 result

Samsung Electronics took a hard hit in Q3 due to expenses and missed profits from the Galaxy Note7 recall, but the the company bounced back for the holiday quarter on the back of its chip business. The average forecast is USD 6.66 billion (KRW 7.91 trillion) in operating income, but some analysts now believe the number could be as high as USD 7.23 billion (IBK Securities Co. In particular). This would represent a major 68% jump from

Samsung unveils Galaxy A3 (2017), A5 (2017) and A7 (2017)

Samsung unveils Galaxy A3 (2017), A5 (2017) and A7 (2017)

Samsung kicked off the year by making the three often leaked members of its 2017 A series official. The Galaxy A7 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A3 (2017) were expected to debut on January 5 at a dedicated event in Malaysia, but the companys global press site listed them today. All three new handsets come with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance and sport fingerprint scanners in their home buttons. They run on Android

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to have 4K display and Bixby AI assistant

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to have 4K display and Bixby AI assistant

Samsung is reportedly working on its own voice-activated AI system, as we heard before. But to differentiate from Alexa, Cortana and Siri it will have a male voice and will be named Bixby. We are expecting to hear from him (pun intended) in March when the Galaxy S8 is revealed but according to our source it will also be a crucial part of Galaxy Note 8. The phone, we now hear, is also going to have a UHD 4K resolution display which

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro With Snapdragon 626 SoC, 4GB RAM Spotted on AnTuTu

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro With Snapdragon 626 SoC, 4GB RAM Spotted on AnTuTu

  HighlightsSamsung Galaxy C7 Pro expected to be unveiled in December It is tipped to sport a 5.7-inch full-HD display It is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 626 processor Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro, the rumoured Pro version of the smartphone that was launched recently, is in the news again courtesy benchmarking site AnTuTu. The key specifications of the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro have appeared on the benchmarks, revealing its display resolution, processor, RAM, and other features. The smartphone is expected to be launched in December, alongside the Galaxy C5 Pro. The reported listing reveals that the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro…

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) clears FCC

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) clears FCC

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017), which is already Bluetooth certified and also been spotted on Zauba as well as several benchmarking websites, has now been certified by the US Federal Communications Commission as well. Specs-wise, the Galaxy A7 (2017) is rumored to be powered by Samsung’s Exynos 7870 SOC, and is said to sport a 5.5″ or 5.7″ 1080p touchscreen. Other key specs of the device include 16MP/16MP camera combo, 3GB/(32 or 64)GB

Samsung Gear S3 :New HERE WeGo maps are now live

Samsung Gear S3 :New HERE WeGo maps are now live

Now that the Gear S3 is officially out and already in many consumers’ hands, or rather, on their wrists, Samsung is working hard to improve the Tizen app ecosystem. The latter is definitely in need of a lot of third-party support, but in the meantime, the Korean giant is at least making sure to cover all the basics. Maps and navigation software is definitely one. In our review of the Gear S3, we pointed out that the watch didn’t come

AMD, NVIDIA and Samsung Hardware (Game Bundles: Get Civilization VI, Doom, Watch_Dogs 2 )

AMD, NVIDIA and Samsung Hardware (Game Bundles: Get Civilization VI, Doom, Watch_Dogs 2 )

From time to time companies bundle the latest games with their hardware in a bid to attract attention of gamers and to make their products more competitive. Such promotions are mutually beneficial: for gamers, it is a good way to upgrade and save some money on titles, while for companies it is an efficient way to increase sales. Recently AMD and Samsung have launched

Samsung Galaxy A5Unannounced  (2017) gets reviewed on video

Samsung Galaxy A5Unannounced (2017) gets reviewed on video

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has passed quite a few of the mandatory steps before going official – with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certifications cleared, it also popped up on GeekBench and was also featured in a render video. Well, one of the preliminary units has apparently slipped out of the confines of NDAs and has gotten reviewed on video. Sadly, the video has since been taken down, but we’ll walk you through it. First

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) gets Bluetooth certified

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) gets Bluetooth certified

Following the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017), the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has also been certified by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), indicating that the handset’s launch date is nearing. Specs-wise, from what all has been revealed so far, the device is powered by an Exynos 7880 chipset, and sports a 5.2-inch touchscreen. It has 3GB RAM, 16GB storage, 13MP main camera, and a 3,000mAh battery. The

Samsung gives away free Gear VR to compensate delayed Galaxy Note7

Samsung gives away free Gear VR to compensate delayed Galaxy Note7

We all know the rollercoaster ride that the Galaxy Note7’s short life has been – announced after great anticipation, sales surpassing initial predictions leading to delays on some markets, only to be halted globally in light of reports of exploding batteries, followed by a worldwide recall of units already sold. India was not in the first wave of launches, and just as pre-orders were about to ship on September 2,

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 images leak

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 images leak

As you might already know, the successor to last year’s Samsung Galaxy Folder – allegedly dubbed Galaxy Folder 2 – has already been the subject of several image leaks so far. But that, apparently, hasn’t stopped more leaked images of the device from surfacing online. Following is the latest set of leaked images: Specs-wise, the phone –

Samsung dragged to court over exploding Galaxy phone, and no it’s not Note7

Samsung dragged to court over exploding Galaxy phone, and no it’s not Note7

As if the exploding Galaxy Note 7 fiasco was not enough, Samsung is facing another embarrassing situation: a Galaxy S7 edge unit caught fire in the owner’s pocket, “causing him second and third degree burns.” The incident happened when owner Daniel Ramirez was working at a construction site in Ohio. Reports say the phone was in his right front pocket when suddenly it started “whistling, screeching, and

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy flagships starts selling in US

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy flagships starts selling in US

A couple of weeks after there were reports that Samsung may start selling refurbished units of its flagship phones, the South Korean company has started offering such models in the United States. A quick look at the tech giant’s US website reveals a new section dubbed Samsung Certified Pre-Owned Phones. Currently, the company is selling refurbished models of the Galaxy Note 3, S4, S5, S6, S6

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is a phone that’s designed for a very specific user base: those who want a larger screen but are craving a stylus too. That’s not to say others might not get some benefit from it, but it’s mostly centred around the functionality of the S Pen. The S Pen is, indeed, back again, and comes with more features and tricks to justify its existence. I’m still not sold on the point of it, but there

Samsung Galaxy Note7 first benchmarks

Samsung Galaxy Note7 first benchmarks

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 is built on the S7 platform. This means the chipset is either Snapdragon 820 or an Exynos 8890 (which one you get depends on geography) and 4GB of RAM. Yep, there’s no upgrade in RAM over the S7, despite the numerous 6GB rumors. Anyway, we just got an early unit that isn’t 100% ready for a review. It’s the Exynos version, which is what Europeans have to look forward to, while the US is getting the Snapdragon

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 release date, news and features

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 release date, news and features

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has officially launched, confirming the many weeks of rumors about its curved design, 5.7-inch display, top-of-the-line specs and S Pen stylus. The Note 7 is the large-screen phone for 2016 that Android power users have been anxiously waiting to upgrade to, and it takes several cues from the awesome Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Sure, the S7 Edge stretched fingertips into near-phablet

Samsung Gear VR: Review Updated

Samsung Gear VR: Review Updated

Introduction, design and features Update: Samsung has updated its Gear VR with new features for use with the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 – our preview of that is at the top of this article: The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 brought with it a friend: an all-new Gear VR headset. For those in the know this means a few much-needed refinements, including a more comfortable fit and better viewing angles – in part thanks to the improved