Tag: Samsung

Samsung’s One UI comes to Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Sport

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active smartwatch generated plenty of attention — thanks to a sleeker design and UI enhancements over its predecessors — and now Samsung is bringing Active’s software improvements to older models. That means the Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Gear Sport will be able to use Samsung’s One UI, new watch faces, and […]

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Verizon CEO touts 1.5Gbps peak 5G speed as S10 reviewers hit approved sites

Back in February, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg told the audience at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event that he was “super excited” to bring the Galaxy S10 5G to market, even though he wasn’t making specific promises as to how fast the phone would perform on Verizon’s 5G network. Now we have a better idea: Vestberg told […]

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iPhone XS Max Sees Its Signal Strength Compared to the OnePlus 7 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S10, and Others

The iPhone XS Max was launched back in September. And the easy bet is that Apple will launch newer, improved iPhones later this year. But for now, while other companies launch their own 2019 flagships, the iPhone XS is the handset to compare against. PCMag put together a nice signal strength test today, following the […]

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Vodafone sets 7-city 5G launches for July 3 in U.K., summer in Spain (updated)

In separate announcements, British carrier Vodafone confirmed today that it’s almost ready to begin offering commercial 5G services across both the United Kingdom and Spain. The U.K. will see an initial seven-city rollout across London, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bristol, and Glasgow on July 3, while Spain will have its own seven-city launch (via El […]

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South Korea probes illegal 5G discounts as LG touts 100,000 V50 orders

Since early 5G smartphones tend to cost $1,000 or more, some observers have wondered whether they’re too expensive to attract customers. But after three South Korean carriers aggressively discounted the new devices, government regulators are now asking whether 5G handsets are too cheap — perhaps illegally so. According to a new report from the Korea Times, the […]

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Mobile VR’s dying gasps mean new life for standalone and tethered VR

Even if you were expecting this news, the latest research confirms it: “high-performance” VR platforms are increasing in popularity while “mobile VR” is declining. Users, developers, and manufacturers all appear to have given up on Google’s and Samsung’s smartphone-dependent VR accessories, suggesting that we’re finally witnessing the dying last gasps of that category — at least, […]

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Samsung Has No Idea When It Will Start Shipping Galaxy Fold Pre-Orders

Samsung’s woes with the Galaxy Fold don’t seem to end. After pushing the handset’s release date last month due to screen reliability complaints from reviewers, the company now says that it has no firm date as to when it will ship the pre-orders. In an email sent out to customers, Samsung informed them that if […]

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Samsung offers to cancel Galaxy Fold orders over ambiguous ship date

(Reuters) — Samsung said on Tuesday it cannot confirm the shipping date for its foldable device Galaxy Fold yet and apologized to its pre-order customers in the United States for the delay. The world’s top smartphone maker delayed global sales of the splashy $1,980 foldable phone after reviewers discovered problems with its display, dealing a […]

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Motorola’s folding RAZR phone, a new Google Pixel, and the rest of the current tech rumors

It’s fun to speculate about tech rumors, especially when they apply to the products we use every day. But, every rumor is different. Some are likely true, while others are little more than desperate clickbait. On this page, we plan to keep a running tab of the most popular rumors in the tech world and […]

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Huawei reportedly plans first 5G 8K TV to one-up Samsung and Apple

Though its 5G products are not entirely welcome in the United States, Huawei is reportedly pushing forward with a unique new product: the world’s first 5G television. As Nikkei reports this morning, the Chinese company plans to use the cellular-enabled TV and new PCs to challenge Samsung’s and Apple’s dominant positions in the global consumer […]

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