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Premium smartphone prices have ballooned over the past several years, and hey, we get it—paying north of a grand for a handset is a tough proposition. Fortunately, periodic sales, discounts, and promotions help take some of the sting out of buying a top-end device. To that end, Samsung's venerable Galaxy S21 family is... Read more...
As we inch closer to Intel's Alder Lake and AMD's Zen 4 architectures (late this year and/or early next, barring any delays), memory makers have started announcing advances in DDR5 memory, which will deliver a big increase in bandwidth. We've even seen some DDR5 module launches. Samsung, however, has managed to... Read more...
Samsung has a whopper of a deal on the still relatively new Galaxy S21 Ultra. The Galaxy S21 Ultra is currently the flagship of Samsung's mainline "S" family of smartphones and has a base MSRP of $1,199. We've seen the Galaxy S21 Ultra fall to a low $999 at retailers like Amazon in the past month; however, there's... Read more...
Samsung has a couple of new laptops rolling out soon, and we're getting our first look at them today. According to this leaked information, the machines are called the Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360 -- both devices will be available with either a 13-inch or 15-inch display. The leak comes from none other... Read more...
Samsung's Galaxy Buds Pro wireless earbuds launched earlier this year alongside the Galaxy S21 family of smartphones. They are the latest in a long line of premium earbuds from the South Korean electronics giant, including the Galaxy Buds Live and Galaxy Buds+. Today, Woot is currently selling the Galaxy Buds Pro... Read more...
Although all three smartphones have leaked in various forms over the past few weeks, Samsung today announced the launch of the Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G, and Galaxy A72. As has been the case with previous mid-range Galaxy A-Series launches, Samsung added even more high-end features. In the case of this new trio of... Read more...
In recent months, there have been plenty of signs that Samsung might not launch a new generation of Galaxy Note devices for the first time since the original launched in 2011. The rumors picked up considerable steam when the Galaxy S21 Ultra debuted with optional S Pen support (Samsung even indicated that additional... Read more...
Samsung launched its flagship Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra last year, and they're still highly desirable machines (even with the arrival of the Galaxy S21 Series). Given that the two smartphones have been on the market for nearly six months, the discounts are starting to pile up for those looking to score a... Read more...
The past six months have been an exercise in frustration for enthusiasts attempting to get their hands on AMD/NVIDIA graphics cards, Ryzen processors, and even new game consoles like the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The overwhelming demand for chips now seems to be affecting the largest single supplier of SoCs for... Read more...
Although the company just recently fleshed out its flagship line of PCIe Gen 4 NVMe solid state drives with the 2TB SSD 980 Pro, Samsung is already back at it, with yet another family of drives that target a different market segment. While the Samsung SSD 980 Pro is intended for workstations types, performance enthusiasts and gamers that crave... Read more...
Samsung is one of the leaders when it comes to advancing TV display technology. The South Korean company has been touting its MicroLED technology in its ultra-expensive "The Wall," which measures up to 292 inches diagonally. However, most of us mere plebeians don't have enough wall space (or the bank account) to... Read more...
A consumer rights group in the United Kingdom is suing Qualcomm, a major chipmaker in the United States, for allegedly abusing its position to overcharge for chip and patent licensing. According to the lawsuit, Qualcomm's actions led to consumers paying too much for smartphones produced by Apple and Samsung, and is... Read more...
For the most part, Samsung's home brewed Exynos silicon chips have not been able to dethrone Qualcomm's ever-expanding Snapdragon lineup, but perhaps infusing AMD's Radeon DNA graphics architecture into its designs will make things more interesting. We'll see, and perhaps soon—rumor has it Samsung and AMD will show... Read more...
When it comes to updates for Android devices, Google has made some critical infrastructure improvements over the years to streamline the process for users. It's now easier for OEMs to push out standalone updates for devices, including security updates, to customers. However, for whatever reason, some OEMs aren't too... Read more...
Both Apple and Samsung are the world's leading smartphone manufacturers, and they have been duking it out on global sales leader boards. Quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year, Samsung has had a death-grip on the number one spot. But in an interesting turn of events, a new report found that Apple took the number one... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware''s Two And A Half Geeks, Dave, Marco and Chris will be kicking around Samsung's fast SSD 980 Pro 2TB PCIe 4 SSD, the Galaxy S21 flagship phone, how to build a personal cloud with a Terra Master NAS, Intel's next gen Alder Lake processor architecture and more... Show Notes: 03:14 -... Read more...
How do you make high bandwidth memory (HBM) even better? Lower for the price, for one. But aside from that, infusing it with artificial intelligence (AI) processing power is a surefire way to make HBM even more attractive for certain market segments, and that is precisely what Samsung has done—it has developed the... Read more...
In September of last year, the initial salvo of Samsung SSD 980 Pro drives was launched. At the time, Samsung SSD 980 Pro PCIe 4 NVMe drives in capacities of 250GB on up to 1TB were made available, but a 2TB drive had been announced and was on the roadmap as well. It took a bit of time for Samsung to make the 2TB... Read more...
Whether you are looking for a last-minute Valentine's Day gift for that special someone who is into technology, or trying to strike a deal for yourself among the discounted hardware for Presidents Day, this is a good weekend to shop. There are lots of sale items, including Dell's swank XPS 13 (7390) laptop you see... Read more...
Samsung has gone all-in with high refresh rate displays in its flagship devices (the Galaxy S21 family features 120Hz displays), and now the company is looking to spread the love to more affordable members of its smartphone lineup. A new report alleges that both the upcoming Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 will be equipped... Read more...
When Samsung first introduced its new Galaxy S21 5G line-up, the company took a similar good, better, best approach to its previous generation launch. Like the Galaxy S20, the new Galaxy S21 lineup consists of a base device, a mid-tier device and a top-end model, though all of them can be considered... Read more...
On Monday, we brought you news of some very enticing deals on Samsung's new Galaxy S21 family. Amazon took $100 off the already attractively priced Galaxy S21, which brought its starting price to just $699. Likewise, both the Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra are available for $200 off, taking them to $799 and $999... Read more...
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