Samsung trademark hints towards ‘Always On Display’ mode on the Galaxy S7

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 It appears that Samsung has filed an application to trademark the term ‘Always On Display’, which points towards the presence of such a feature in its upcoming smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge. It was suggested in a recently released report from VentureBeat that the next-generation flagship smartphones from the company would feature always on displays. The South ... Read More »

2-8-2016 Firmware Updates: Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Tab S2, Galaxy A5, and more

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Samsung has a plethora of phones and tablets in its lineup, and regularly releases firmware updates for various devices. These can include major updates, which bring a newer version of the OS to a particular device, or minor ones that improve performance and stability and fix bugs. Software updates for Samsung devices roll out in various regions every day, and ... Read More »

Purported Galaxy S7 leaks in first hands-on picture

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0  Curious to see how the Galaxy S7 looks in the flesh? After a series of CAD drawings and renders, an image published by Vietnamese website ReviewDao purports to show an actual Galaxy S7 in the wild. The image confirms a couple of details we’ve been hearing about the Galaxy S7. First its camera, a 12MP unit that is said to ... Read More »

The Samsung Galaxy S7 might just have leaked in the flesh

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 It was bound to happen at some point, and it just did: We’re getting our first look at a live version of what could be the Galaxy S7. A leaked image shows the back of the Galaxy S7in the flesh, and the source of the image has also revealed – confirmed, more like – numerous specs of the device. The image ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge+ reportedly scrapped in the UK, Galaxy Note 6 coming to Europe

Share0Share0Share0Share1Share0Share0 There are many possible explanations for Samsung’s declining smartphone sales numbers, including a general market saturation and stagnating worldwide demand, but at the same time, the Korean giant’s powers that be clearly made a few strategic mistakes of late. Most notably, the Galaxy Note 5 was kept exclusive to Asia and the US, despite the brand’s popularity on the ... Read More »

Verizon’s Galaxy Note 4 receives software update with performance optimisations

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Verizon had released the Android 5.1.1 update last month to Galaxy Note 4 units on its network. Now, the carrier has started rolling out a new software update, which bumps up the software version on the Galaxy Note 4 to LMY47X.N910VVRU2BPA1, but the Android version stays at 5.1.1 (Lollipop). This update optimises device performance, fixes known bugs, and applies latest security patches. The update should hit ... Read More »

Leaked accessories list for the Galaxy S7 family suggests Samsung will mirror Apple with a battery case

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0             As has become typical of impending major releases by Samsung, a list of Galaxy S7/S7+/S7 edge accessories has been leaked, complete with pricing info—at least for the German market. Courtesy of German WinFuture, the selection includes a few surprises. Starting with the biggie, Samsung appears ready to take on Apple head-on with a ... Read More »

Forget fingerprint scanners, Samsung wants to use your veins to identify you

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 U.S. patent and Trademark Office That’s right, Samsung has patented a smartwatch-based vein-scanning technology that would be used as a contactless alternative to fingerprint scanners for biometric security on wearables. We haven’t even seen an iris scanner implemented in a commercial mobile device yet, but Samsung is already looking to the future for its next-gen biometric security inspiration. Samsung’s ... Read More »

Samsung patents an S Pen that folds and doubles as a kickstand, is that you Note 6?

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Foldable S Pen locks halfway to serve as a kickstand for long video sessions We recently saw Samsung patenting a special snap-on case with a built-in S Pen, which could pave the way for bringing its venerable stylus to other phones in the lineup, or simply provide it to the Note line as a standalone accessory. These aren’t all ... Read More »