Category: Samsung

The Galaxy S20 FE is Samsung’s new $699 budget flagship
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The Galaxy S20 FE is Samsung’s new $699 budget flagship

One thing Samsung knows for certain: it’s interested in budget flagships. The category makes sense these days, as users are increasingly unwilling to spend north of $1,000 on new phones. That’s doubly the case during the COVID-19 pandemic, with people leaving the house far less often and simply not possessing the same sort of disposable…

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Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold arrives September 18 for $2,000
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Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold arrives September 18 for $2,000

As far as launches for revolutionary products are concerned, the Galaxy Fold could have gone a lot better. It’s not for lack of hype, of course. Years of prelude punctuated by Samsung’s own breathless expectations provided plenty of build-up, but in the end, the device felt like a partially baked disappointment. A number of early…

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ hands-on
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ hands-on

During an Unpacked event that featured the announcement of five key new devices, the Galaxy Tab S7 didn’t get a ton of love. Understandable, perhaps. It doesn’t quite have the star power of the Note line, nor does it have the novelty of a new foldable or Bluetooth earbuds. Tablets in general just aren’t exciting…

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Samsung will reveal the next Galaxy Note on August 5
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Samsung will reveal the next Galaxy Note on August 5

Samsung’s next big Unpacked event is scheduled for August 5. As is the trend these days, the unveiling will be online-only, following in the footsteps of big virtual events from the likes of Microsoft and Apple. It’s Samsung’s first crack at the format. The company just made it under the pre-COVID-19 shutdown wire back in…

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Samsung expects COVID-19 to hurt smartphone and TV sales, but increase demand for memory
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Samsung expects COVID-19 to hurt smartphone and TV sales, but increase demand for memory

In its first-quarter earnings report today, Samsung said it expects the COVID-19 pandemic to continue impacting its business for the rest of the year, cutting into sales for smartphones and TVs, but increasing demand for PCs, servers and memory chips as people continue to work or study from home. Samsung’s results for the first-quarter of…

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Samsung Killed PlayGalaxy Link and No One Even Noticed
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Samsung Killed PlayGalaxy Link and No One Even Noticed

Samsung quietly killed its PlayGalaxy Link cloud gaming service. Mounting competition from the likes of Google Stadia and GeForce Now likely factored into the decision. Samsung is teaming up with Microsoft to collaborate on Project xCloud. Samsung quietly shuttered its cloud gaming service, PlayGalaxy Link, before it even got off the ground. Or, more accurately,…

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Living with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
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Living with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

The Galaxy Z Flip ships with the same “Care Instructions” as the Fold. It’s a five-item list with the following basic points: Don’t scratch the screen with a pen or fingernail Don’t stick stuff between the screens when folding Don’t get it dusty, wet or feed it after midnight Don’t stick stickers to the screen…

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