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Why Samsung Phones?

Why Samsung Phones?

Buying a phone around these parts generally means you buy a phone from one of three companies: Google, OnePlus, or Samsung. That may not be representative of the entire Android phone buying world, but

Samsung rolls out another Android 10 beta build for Galaxy S9 and S9+

Remember when Samsung was the absolute worst when it came to updating its smartphones and how brands such as Sony, Motorola, and HTC regularly rolled out the latest version of Android months before
Latest Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Android 10 beta arrives as stable release edges closer

Latest Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Android 10 beta arrives as stable release edges closer

Samsung has turned things around with its Android 10 rollout, updating its latest flagships faster than anyone expected. With the Note10 and S10 series out of the way, Samsung is focusing its
Galaxy S9 and Note9 inch closer to official Android 10 release with One UI 2.0 beta 4 and 5

Galaxy S9 and Note9 inch closer to official Android 10 release with One UI 2.0 beta 4 and 5

Just last month, Samsung revealed its One UI 2.0 roadmap that outlined plans to push Android 10 to flagship Galaxy devices from the past two years, most notably the S10, Note10, S9, and Note9 series.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Lite specs leak; a strange phone to launch in 2020

As the imminent launch of Samsung’s budget variants of their 2019 flagships draws near, details keep leaking and the Note 10 Lite looks to be a weird blend of flagship, midrange, and 2018? Samsung‘s

Latest Android 10 beta (with January 2020 security patch) is rolling out to Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung managed to pip Google to rolling out the December security patch a few weeks ago and now it’s included the January 2020 patch in the third Android 10/One UI 2.0 beta that is rolling out to the
Galaxy S9 receives Android 10 OneUI 2.0 beta 3, takes us to the future with January 2020 security updates

Galaxy S9 receives Android 10 OneUI 2.0 beta 3, takes us to the future with January 2020 security updates

Samsung has been aggressively pushing to release Android 10 on all its recent handsets, and it's continuing its barrage of betas and beta updates with an patch for the Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung's
Android 10 beta Galaxy S9 and Note9 iris scanners now support Google's new Biometric API

Android 10 beta Galaxy S9 and Note9 iris scanners now support Google's new Biometric API

Samsung may have removed the iris scanner from its recent flagship devices like the Galaxy S10 and Note10, but it hasn't forgotten about it on earlier hardware. According to some Galaxy S9 and Note9
Verizon Galaxy Note 8, Note 9, S9, and S9+ Updated With Security Patches

Verizon Galaxy Note 8, Note 9, S9, and S9+ Updated With Security Patches

Four Galaxy devices from Samsung are being updated on Verizon’s network this week — the Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9, as well as the Galaxy S9 lineup. All of the devices except for the Galaxy Note 8 are

The Android 10 beta is now available for Samsung’s Galaxy S9/9+ and Note 9 in the US

Samsung definitely appears to have stepped up its efforts to provide timely updates to its flagship phones in recent months, even beating Google to the punch with the release of the December Security
One UI 2.0 Android 10 beta rolling out for Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9 (Update: Now in the US)

One UI 2.0 Android 10 beta rolling out for Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9 (Update: Now in the US)

Update 1: 2019/12/11 4:35pm UTC Now in the US It looks like Samsung is firing on all cylinders when it comes to updating its recent devices to Android 10. After pumping out seven Android 10 One UI
Samsung’s Android 10 roadmap points at January rollout for Galaxy S10 and Note 10, no update for S8 or Note 8

Samsung’s Android 10 roadmap points at January rollout for Galaxy S10 and Note 10, no update for S8 or Note 8

Every year Samsung unfailingly puts out a software release roadmaps for its entire smartphone lineup, and this year’s detail when Android 10 is expected to hit eligible Samsung phones. These lists are
One UI 2.0 Android 10 beta rolling out for Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9, plus Night mode improvements

One UI 2.0 Android 10 beta rolling out for Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9, plus Night mode improvements

It looks like Samsung is firing on all cylinders when it comes to updating its recent devices to Android 10. After pumping out seven Android 10 One UI 2.0 beta updates for the Galaxy S10 series within

This is when you can expect Samsung to update your phone or tablet to Android 10

Every year, with every new version of Android, we see the owners of Galaxy smartphones and tablets wonder when their devices will receive an OS update from Samsung. The Korean company is already

Good news! Samsung is ending support for Bixby on handsets running Nougat or Oreo*

In what may appear to be good news to some, it seems that Samsung is getting ready to end support for Bixby Voice on Galaxy handsets running on Android Nougat and Oreo from January 1, 2020. This means

Samsung introduces PC-to-Android game streaming with ‘PlayGalaxy Link’

The Korean conglomerate has jumped on the game-streaming train recently hyped by Google and Microsoft with their own solution for playing games off PCs you already own onto your mobile phone. 2019 has
Samsung Ending Bixby Voice Support for Devices Still on Nougat, Oreo

Samsung Ending Bixby Voice Support for Devices Still on Nougat, Oreo

In a decision that shouldn’t really affect too many users, Samsung is moving to end support of Bixby Voice on devices still running Nougat and Oreo, according to a report from SamMobile. The devices
Verizon Galaxy S9, S9+ Getting November Security Patch

Verizon Galaxy S9, S9+ Getting November Security Patch

This week, Verizon is rolling out the November security patch to the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. For S9 owners, expect to see software version number G960USQS7CSJ9 following the update, and Galaxy S9+
Samsung Releases Android 10 Beta for Galaxy Note 9, Hopefully Coming to US Soon

Samsung Releases Android 10 Beta for Galaxy Note 9, Hopefully Coming to US Soon

This week, Samsung has released the existing Android 10 beta (One UI 2.0) to the Galaxy Note 9 in South Korea and the United Kingdom. There’s no official word on it coming to the US, but it’s probably
One UI 2.0 beta 5 update hitting Galaxy S10 as S9 and Note 9 get ready to join beta program

One UI 2.0 beta 5 update hitting Galaxy S10 as S9 and Note 9 get ready to join beta program

In less than a week after releasing the fourth One UI 2.0 beta, Samsung has pushed out another one for Galaxy S10 owners. As usual, a bunch of bugs have been fixed, and the list appears to be getting