Items tagged with Samsung

Here's a tip when it comes to buying audio gear—never pay the full list price. Ever. Why is that? I don't care if its speakers, headphones, earbuds, or whatever, there's a good chance the audio product you're after will be on sale at some point sooner than later. It's not just audio products that follow this trend... Read more...
Samsung is laying claim to the first-ever 512GB Compute Express Link (CXL) memory module, which packs four times the DRAM as its previous version. In doing so, Samsung provides an upgrade path to scale servers to massive amounts of memory—tens of terabytes of DRAM—with just one-fifth of the system latency. That's... Read more...
Like cars and motorcycles, certain smartphone models tend to hold their value better than others, potentially getting you a bigger return if you flip it when upgrading to a newer handset. But is there truly a sizable difference between two of the biggest players, Apple and Samsung? There very well might be, according... Read more...
Samsung is rolling out a new version of its Pro Endurance microSDHC and microSDXC memory cards that are rated to deliver more than triple the amount of continuous recording time as the previous version—up to 140,160 hours, which works out to 16 years. Slap one of these cards in your dash cam and might very well... Read more...
When it comes to smartphone storage, it's the capacity that typically hogs the limelight. The type of storage matters too, though, and Samsung is ready to facilitate a new breed of 5G handsets and other devices with the industry's first Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 4.0 storage solution operating at twice the speed of... Read more...
Mother's Day is May 8th this year, which is rapidly approaching. You didn't forget a gift for dear old mom, did you? If you did, don't sweat it, we've got you covered with tech deals that we think Mom will appreciate. Why don't we start mom off with what many parents would likely call the "big gift", a new Samsung... Read more...
We’ve written before about how two-factor authentication (2FA) provides much stronger protection against attackers attempting to access user accounts than a single password. Even so, it’s still important to remain vigilant, as 2FA doesn’t make user accounts unbreachable. We recently reported on Android malware that... Read more...
Generally speaking there has never been a better time to buy an OLED television. For one, the technology has matured, resulting in the best picture quality yet. There are more features than ever on today's models, and pricing is as good as it has ever been. It's even common to find premium OLED TVs on sale, as is case... Read more...
Two years ago, we reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ and gave it our recommendation without reservation. As we noted in that review, the premium Android tablet space is pretty sparse. There are a number of dirt cheap tablets running old versions of Android out there, but you’re unlikely to find high build... Read more...
Gotta catch ‘em all? Samsung will soon drop a Pokémon-themed Galaxy Z Flip3 set. Samsung has labeled this bundle the “greatest collaboration ever.” Unfortunately the adorable set will likely be available in limited quantities and only in certain countries. The Pokémon-themed Galaxy Z Flip3 bundle includes a... Read more...
Samsung made a splash recently as one of the first laptop manufacturers with a Spring refresh powered by Intel's new Alder Lake-P 12th Gen Core processors for mainstream thin and light laptops. Targeted at a class of machines Intel calls the "Performance Thin And Light" category, these 12th Gen Core chips drop into a 28 Watt power envelope,... Read more...
The laptop versions of Intel's Arc GPUs, at least the littlest ones, officially launched on March 30th. We haven't seen and evidence of laptops containing the cards on store shelves in our areas, but some enterprising folks in South Korea have discovered that local models of the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro can be... Read more...
Maybe you splurged on NVIDIA's monstrous GeForce RTX 3090 Ti and want to stretch its legs, or perhaps you own a reasonably powerful GPU with better bang-for-buck proposition. Either way, like a fine wine it's all about the pairing, and it's the monitor you'll be staring at for hours on end, not the graphics card. If... Read more...
In a huge win for right-to-repair advocates, Samsung is teaming up with iFixIt on a self-repair program that will give Galaxy device owners easier access to genuine replacement parts, repair tools, and step-by-step guides. The initiative is part of a broader effort to "promote a circular economy and minimize e-waste."... Read more...
Samsung showed off a handful of monitors at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this year, one of them being the M8, the newest addition to its Smart Monitor series. It's an intriguing 32-inch display with styling that is someone reminiscent of an Apple product, and it's now up for preorder starting at $699.99... Read more...
Apple and Samsung both rolled out mid-range refreshes to their respective smartphone lineups over the past couple weeks, the iPhone SE and Galaxy A53/A33, respectively. Looking strictly at MSRPs (and ignoring any promotions), the cost of entry is similar across the board. This raises the question, is there a better a... Read more...
Samsung today opened up preorder availability for its Galaxy Book 2 360, Galaxy Book 2 Pro, and Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 laptops. If you take the preorder plunge, Samsung will toss in a 24-inch or 32-inch gaming monitor. Talk about a sweet bonus, and based on our hands-on experience with the previous generation model... Read more...
Samsung's Galaxy A launch event is underway, and right off the bat the company announced a new mid-range smartphone that's been the subject of numerous leaks and rumors, the Galaxy A53. it's a follow-up to last year's Galaxy A52, and while it is not a drastic departure from its predecessor, the Galaxy A53 does deliver... Read more...
Today, Samsung held its 53rd Annual General Meeting with around 1,600 shareholders in attendance. One of the topics of the meeting was the recent controversy surrounding Samsung’s Game Optimizing Service (GOS), which is present on the company’s Galaxy line of devices. GOS throttles game performance, and allegations... Read more...
Samsung became the subject of negative attention earlier this month when allegations began circulating that the company’s Galaxy line of phones includes software that throttles games and other apps while letting benchmarks run at full capacity. The allegations center around a Samsung software component called Game... Read more...
Flagship phones are nice and all, but not everyone is willing or able to spend top dollar on cutting edge hardware with all the bells and whistles. Thankfully companies like Apple and Samsung (among others) don't ignore the mid-range market. We already saw what Apple has planned with its recent unveiling of an... Read more...
Samsung has been the subject of a number of disappointing news reports lately, between a security flaw affecting 100 million Galaxy devices, hacker group LAPSUS$ stealing Galaxy device source code, and Samsung’s Game Optimizing Service (GOS) throttling games, while leaving benchmarks free to run at full tilt. This... Read more...
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