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Smartphones are inherently personal devices. We use them to help with and document so much of our lives. While data security is always a concern, the physical act of handing our phones over to be serviced can be particularly nerve-wracking. Sometimes the technician can perform the service in front of your watchful... Read more...
It is very close to back-to-school time, and you know what that means! The parents finally get the TV to themselves during the day! So why not make the kids a little jealous and gift yourself an upgrade. After all, you've been a good parent all summer, right? Let's start with the budget friendly Insiginia 50-inch... Read more...
As Samsung Unpacked 2022 approaches, leaks surrounding the tech giant's new toys continue to pour in. Samsung is expected to announce new versions of its foldable devices, a new Galaxy Watch, and an array of accessories for all of its devices at its annual event. Samsung recently announced the date for its upcoming... Read more...
Samsung has shared a massive spending proposal with the Texas Controller's office that could see the South Korean electronics giant invest $200 billion over the next couple of decades on a dozen new chip manufacturing plants. Interestingly enough, the proposal comes shortly ahead of a key vote on the US CHIPS Act... Read more...
The market for foldable smartphones is expanding, and in a big way, according to figures shared by Samsung. Having played an instrumental role in pushing foldable Android phones into the mainstream, Samsung says we are fast approaching the moment where these kinds of devices are graduating from niche status and... Read more...
It didn't take long for social media sleuths to crack Samsung's cryptic code on Twitter earlier today, which when deciphered revealed the date for its Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event. Lest anyone need it stated without a decoder key, though, Samsung has just officially announced the date and time—it takes place on August... Read more...
What appear to be official renders of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 have been shared online. The leak, from a highly reputable source, comes about a month ahead of an expected launch event. Images show the purported Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 from both left and right sides, and both fully opened and flexed at 90 degrees... Read more...
In yet another sign that next-generation graphics cards will be arriving on the scene relatively soon, Samsung has now formally launched the memory chips that will go into high-end offerings in the next round of GPUs. These are the same lightning-fast 24Gbps GDDR6 DRAM chips that Samsung announced last December, which... Read more...
If you've been dreaming about owning a massively wide gaming monitor, now is a good time to consider taking the plunge. Lots of gaming monitors are on sale today as part of Amazon's Prime Day deals bonanza, one of which is its 49-inch Odyssey G9 with all kinds of bells and whistles. While not quite listed for an... Read more...
Samsung will be using Snapdragon processors worldwide for its next-gen Galaxy S23 smartphones, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Samsung has typically shipped Galaxy phones to the U.S. market with Snapdragon chips, while those in Europe and other international markets often housed Samsung's own Exynos... Read more...
It's been almost a couple of years since I spent some hands-on time with Samsung's XCover Pro, a rugged Android handset without the usual bulk that you might expect from such a device. There was a lot to like about that phone, and many of those highlights appear to have found their way to Samsung's brand-spanking new... Read more...
Samsung is making a spirited run at the gaming TV market, which if we're being real, many people associate with LG and its fancy OLED models. That's because LG was one of the first to embrace the HDMI 2.1 standard (and not fake HDMI 2.1) with features that current generation game consoles can tap into. But others have... Read more...
Sony looks to take the smartphone camera title with its 1-inch sensor made specifically for smartphones, the IMX989. The Japanese company is looking to outperform its South Korean rival Samsung, which was the first to introduce cameras that went beyond the 100MP barrier. Samsung has been leading the way in terms of... Read more...
Samsung is offering sizeable discounts on several of its hardware products, including smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets, and they're also available through Amazon ahead of the online retailer's own Prime Day deals event. This is turning into another summer season of savings, one of the highlights of which is the... Read more...
Samsung is once again being accused of cheating on benchmarks, but this time it involves the company's TVs. HotHardware previously reported on the company throttling performance in games and other applications on its Galaxy smartphones, while leaving benchmarking applications like 3DMark alone. It isn't unusual for... Read more...
Samsung may be abandoning its Fan Edition (FE) Galaxy smartphones this year, and possibly for good. The "flagship" version gave consumers a more affordable option to the company's popular Galaxy family of smartphones. The chip shortage hit tech companies hard over the last couple of years, and had Samsung debating... Read more...
Samsung is consolidating two of its software services, Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass, into a single Samsung Wallet digital platform. This will allow Galaxy device owners to securely and more easily manage their digital keys, boarding passes, identification cards, loyalty cards, and more in one mobile application. The... Read more...
If your TV is so danged smart, why can't it play triple-A games without additional hardware, like a PC or a dedicated console attached? Well, it soon will be able to, depending on the model you own. Microsoft announced it is extending support for its Xbox Cloud Gaming service to smart TVs starting with Samsung's 2022... Read more...
As foldable phones continue to evolve, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is seemingly becoming more of an iPad challenger. New leaks are pointing to a potential 1TB Fold 4 variant, giving it more than enough storage to go with its power. Even though it is still months before Samsung will unveil its next generation Galaxy... Read more...
It was at the Consumer Electronics Show in January that Samsung caught our attention with its Odyssey Neo G8, the world's first 4K curved gaming monitor with a screaming fast 240Hz refresh rate and mini LED technology to make scenes pop. Then a couple of weeks ago, Samsung began accepting reservations for the monitor... Read more...
If you're looking for some hot deals on some popular earbud, whether you're an Apple or Android fan, we've got you covered. Let's start off with Apple AirPods Pro (pictured above). With features like Active Noise Canceling (ANC), adaptive EQ, and transparency modes these in-ear buds have set the bar for iPhone... Read more...
Samsung's upgrades through the first three generations of its Z Fold smartphone have been modest at best. But leaks are pointing at the fourth iteration of the foldable phone including true flagship worthy upgrades. The foldable phone market continues to grow and evolve as new generations continue to be released... Read more...
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