Category Archives: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is now available on T-Mobile and Sprint

Both these phone carriers have today launched their versions of Galaxy S8 Active in the US. Sprint sells its version both online and in retail for a temporarily reduced price of $17.71 per month on a two-year Sprint Flex plan. T-Mobile only offers its stock online for either $820 outright or $30 per month on a two-year plan. They will begin selling Galaxy S8 Active offline on November 22nd.Specification:– 5.8′ Super AMOLED display, 1440 x 2960p,– Adreno 540 GPU,– Snapdragon 835 CPU,– 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM,– 12mpx main camera, 8mpx selfie shooter,– ...

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2018) has just been benchmarked

Phone bearing the model number SM-G571 was spotted on a mobile device benchmark GFXBench. We do not know much about its specification; it runs on what probably is Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS and features a 4.8′ HD display, 1.4GHz CPU, 3GB RAM and a 12mpx main and 7mpx secondary cameras. You can check the complete incomplete list above the post.There is no word on the device’s price, date of release or availability. Early 2018 is the estimated date of release. ...

AT&T releases an update for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy Note 8 all receive an update. Weighing between 377 and 386 megabytes, update upgrades Note 8’s software version to N950USQU2BQJA. What is new?– October security update,– BlueBorne and KRACK exploit fixes,– stability and performance improvements.Update is avaialble OTA but it may take some time for every Note 8 in the US to receive it. If you wish to check for it manually, go to Settings, About Device, Software Updates. ...

Samsung lists Galaxy A7 (2018) on its website

Samsung’s Galaxy A7 (2018) has recently obtained its FCC certification. This and the fact that Samsung has just listed the device on its Russian website should be sufficient proof that the phone’s release is coming near.Listing describes Galaxy A7 (2018) with a model number SM-A730F. That is… pretty much everything that the site has to say about this model. The page it is listed on is a support page that, for the time being, is pretty much empty. Rumours floating around the Internet suggest that the phone’s specification will include an Exynos 7885 CPU, Infinity ...

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) received its Android 7.0 Nougat update

Better late than never! After a long time working on older OS, Verizon’s Galaxy J3 (2016) has finally been upgraded to Nougat; an over-the-air update will soon reach every device in the country. Firmware version J320VVRU2BQJ1 comes with, among other features, August security patch, voice call and proximity sensor performance improvements and a number of minor fixes.If the update has not reached your phone yet, be patient. Every one of Verizon’s J3 (2016) will be updated soon. ...

Second Android Oreo beta for the Galaxy S8 hits the US. Here is what is new

Android 8.0 Oreo beta has been available for US and UK Galaxy S8 ad S8+ phones for a while now. A week ago a new version of the OS’ beta was released in the United Kingdom; now it has made its way to the United States as well. So, what new features and updates does the build number G955USQU1ZQK6 offer?– option to change the opacity of notifications,– number of new clock styles for Always On Display,– Smart View feature that allows the phone’s screen to turn dark when the device is mirroring to a TV,– October security update,– some stability ...

New midranger coming up – Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) confirmed

How do we know that it is coming? Because Samsung has just released a support page for the device on its South Korean website. Technically speaking the support page is for a so-called SM-A530 device, but seeing how A5 2017’s model number was SM-A520 and 2016’s model number was SM-A510, logical conclusion is not hard to see.The support page is pretty empty, though, not offering any information on the device. Some of the rumours circulating around the A5 (2018) are that it will sport a 18:9 ratio, 5.5′ screen, 4GB RAM and either Exynos 7885 or Snapdragon 660 CPU, as well as ...

iOS 11 received another update

Few days ago I wrote about a stupid glitch in iOS 11; every time someone tried to type a large i, autocorrect would turn that letter into an A with a [?] symbol next to it. It was an annoying and silly (not fun silly, more like embarassing silly) issue that, thankfully, iOS 11.1.1 update is said to have fixed. That is nice, but was it the only thing the update fixed? Well… the most important one, certainly. The update also fixed a few minor issues, a glitch that caused Siri not to start up and added a few emojis. Wow. The 11.1.2 update is where the real improvements are said to be. ...

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) passed the FCC

Announced in January 2017, Galaxy A7 (2018) is nearing its release date – some say it will hit the stores exacly one year after its announcement. So… yeah, Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) has reportedly received its FCC certification. That means that the phone’s release is really close, to the point where it may reach store shelves, or at least pre-orders, on January 1st. Not sure if you should care or not? Here is what is known about the phone’s specification:– Exynos 7885 CPU,– Infinity Display,– Bluetooth 5.0 support. ...