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Earlier today, Samsung released the official promo video of its upcoming Note smartphone, hinting at the Note7 name. The device is set to be launched within a week's time in New York.
AT&T said last month that Wi-Fi calling would come to "select Android devices" starting with the LG G4, and later, the Galaxy S6 active. Now, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge have been added to the list too.
LG Display announced it would invest a massive amount of money into a new flexible OLED display production line. This comes as Samsung is expected to unveil a new device with a flexible display.
There's been a number of leaks pertaining to the Galaxy Note7 recently, but this latest one seemingly confirms one, big, upcoming feature: the Galaxy Note7 will come with an iris scanner.
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IDC says global smartwatch shipments fell by almost a third year-over-year, thanks to a massive 55% drop in Apple Watch shipments - but Apple remains the largest smartwatch vendor by a large margin.
After beginning its Marshmallow rollout for the Galaxy Note 4 a couple of months ago, Samsung has started upgrading the device to Android 6.0.1 in Australia, bringing a range of improvements.
Verizon began upgrading the Galaxy Tab S2 to Marshmallow a few weeks ago, followed more recently by AT&T - and now, T-Mobile has also started its Android 6.0.1 rollout for the Samsung tablet.
Samsung is working on a standalone VR headset, to take on the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. Thanks to trademark filings, we now know Samsung's upcoming device might be called the Odyssey.
The camera on the Galaxy S7 range has been globally praised for being excellent whatever the conditions. Now, Samsung have a lens kit to enhance your photos. But is it any good?
Earlier this month, Consumer Reports said two Galaxy S7 active handsets had failed its water immersion test, despite the device being marketed as water-resistant - and Samsung has since responded.
AT&T is now upgrading Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 to Android 6.0.1, and in addition to the usual Marshmallow improvements, the carrier's update also brings support for NumberSync to the device.
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Samsung has pushed out a big update for its Gear S2 line of smartwatches. Users can now install apps straight from the watch, use their photos as watch faces and get to try out new UX elements.
Samsung Mobile's president has let slip that the upcoming Galaxy Note 7 phablet will feature improved software for a better note-taking experience. The device will be unveiled on August 2nd.
Samsung has begun sending out invitations for a press event on August 2 to announce the next iteration in its line of Galaxy Note devices. The invitation confirms that it will be called Galaxy Note7.
Samsung's new handsets feature 5- and 5.5-inch displays, and a "premium faux leather back", and the company says they're the ideal choice "for those who do not compromise on style and features".
The Galaxy Tab S, which was unveiled in June 2014, is expected to be upgraded to Marshmallow in the coming weeks - but given its age, it may well be Samsung's last official update for the device.
It looks like Samsung's upcoming device, the Note 7, is getting to see the light of day again, ahead if its official announcement in August. Images of an alleged Note 7 prototype were leaked online.
Samsung has unveiled three new devices: the 7-inch Galaxy J Max phablet; the low-cost Galaxy J1 Ace Neo; and the Galaxy J2 (2016), featuring an unusual rear LED notification system, called Smart Glow.
After unveiling the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 in Europe a couple of months ago, Samsung has now opened pre-orders for the mid-range Android tablet in the US, priced at $299.99 for the Wi-Fi model.
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Samsung suggested a defective unit may have resulted in its Galaxy S7 active failing Consumer Reports' water-resistance tests - but the publication emphasized: "We bought two, and they both failed."
Despite a distinct lack of device support, Samsung has become the first flash memory manufacturer to unveil removable Universal Flash Storage cards offering fast speeds and capacities up to 256GB.
Samsung is launching a new variant of its S7 edge handset for athletes participating in the Olympics in Rio. The handset offers a black motif with hints of green, blue, red and yellow.
Evan Blass, who's well known for accurately leaking upcoming devices, has posted a picture of what could be another new Samsung device, the Galaxy J Max, a large phablet sporting a 7-inch screen.
Nine months after Google originally released Marshmallow, AT&T has finally released Android 6.0.1 for Samsung's Galaxy S6 active. The update weighs in at 1441MB, and includes Wi-Fi calling support.
An import registry from India shows that Samsung might be working on a new version of its Gear VR headset. The updated device is likely to be launched next month, alongside the Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung is pushing out a security update for a number of its high-profile devices, including this year and last year's flagships. The update fixes 8 critical and 17 high-severity security flaws.
After releasing the Marshmallow update for its Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 in recent weeks, Samsung has now begun rolling out Android 6.0.1 to the Galaxy A8, starting in India.
Samsung's worst kept secret, the Galaxy Note 7 has leaked once again. This time readers can take a look at the upcoming device, thanks to press renders showing the Galaxy Note 7's three colors.
Samsung is reportedly spinning off its OLED manufacturing business. This separates and protects the valuable division, which recently won a huge deal to supply Apple with 100 million OLED panels.
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The first nightly builds of the Servo web engine have been released. The builds showcase massive improvements in graphics rendering. The maintainers are now seeking outside help to improve Servo.
Quite a few Samsung devices have picked up the Marshmallow update in recent weeks - and now there's another addition to the list. Android 6.0.1 is now heading to the Galaxy Tab E 8.0 on Verizon.
Samsung's Note7 is becoming one of the worst kept secrets this summer. A new leak reveals more details and gives us a better glimpse at the curved display and other features.
After releasing its Marshmallow update for Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 yesterday, T-Mobile has also begun rolling out Android 6.0.1 for the Galaxy Note Edge in the US. The update weighs in at 1.52GB.
The Marshmallow update began rolling out for the original Galaxy S5 back in March. Now, Android 6.0.1 is making its way to the Galaxy S5 Neo, with availability in several European markets so far.
T-Mobile and Samsung haven't forgotten about Note 4 owners and have today released an Android update bumping the version up to 6.0.1. The OTA update will bring Doze and other Marshmallow features.
The Note7 is shaping up to a beastly device, offering a large 5.7-inch display, 4000mAh battery and faster Snapdragon processor. The handset will also offer a new UX and 256GB storage option.
A video and a large number of screenshots claim to show off Samsung's upcoming TouchWiz UX update, expected to be launched on the Galaxy Note7. The new version features a cleaner, simpler design.
Samsung has made yet another addition to its list of devices eligible for the Marshmallow update. The rollout of Android 6.0.1 has now begun for the Galaxy On7, a mid-range handset released last year.
Samsung is expected to name its upcoming flagship phablet as the Galaxy Note7, and now the device's branding and some of its hardware specifications have been leaked by Evleaks.
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Rumours are flying around that Xiaomi is working on a successor to the recently released Mi 5. It's expected to launch in the second half of the year and could include Samsung-supplied camera modules.
Samsung is continuing to make Marshmallow available for more of its devices - and it's just added two more to the list. Android 6.0.1 has started rolling out to the Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A5 (2016).
Samsung has unveiled the 'Notebook 7 spin', a new Windows 10 convertible available in two sizes, which goes on sale this week, and is aimed at those who enjoy consuming content and surfing the web.
Samsung has launched its Gear 360 camera in the United States, but there's a catch. You have to be at VidCon in California to purchase it; otherwise, you'll have to wait until the end of the year.
Three months after other major US carriers began upgrading Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+ to Marshmallow, AT&T has finally started its Android 6.0.1 rollout for both of those devices.