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Samsung cuts off updates for Samsung Galaxy S6 family

11 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Waiting for Android Oreo to drop on your Samsung Galaxy? If you bought a phone from the Galaxy S6 lineup, you might be stuck with Android Nougat for the time being. On Samsung's Android Security Upgrades page, they list out all of their devices currently receiving monthly or quarterly security updates, including their smartphones. But they note that this list is “subject to change as support period expires”. That support period looks to have expired for the S6 series. The Galaxy S6 , Galaxy S6 Edge , Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy S6 Active have all been removed from the support page entirely...
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Samsung has officially dropped support for the Galaxy S6 family

Samsung has officially dropped support for the Galaxy S6 family

11 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Samsung phones don't get updates particularly quickly, but when major problems or security flaws present themselves, Samsung is good about keeping its flagships updated. However, all phones eventually lose support, and now that's officially happening with Samsung's Galaxy S6 family...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to receive Oreo update in Canada starting on April 5th

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to receive Oreo update in Canada starting on April 5th

11 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Those in Canada who own the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 need to circle April 5th on their calendar. That is when Android 8.0 is scheduled to start rolling out to Galaxy Note 8 owners who are subscribers to Canadian wireless operator Rogers. The latter already has posted the date on its website. As for those Canadian Galaxy Note 8 owners who are customers of other carriers in the country, it should be noted that Samsung usually releases carrier updates all at one time.
Android 8.0 includes the new Picture-in-Picture feature which allows you to watch video while still interacting with an app...
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2019 iPhones May Include 18W Fast Charger and USB-C to Lightning Cable

2019 iPhones May Include 18W Fast Charger and USB-C to Lightning Cable

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Fraudulent video ad scheme on Android apps could explain why your battery...

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Have you noticed a significant decline in the battery life that you've been getting on your Android phone? Are you no longer able to go the whole day without looking for an... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G: Launch Date & Approximate Price Revealed

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Starting with the iOS 12.2 beta, AT&T began displaying a 5G Evolution or 5GE icon on iPhones , misleading AT&T subscribers into thinking they're getting 5G transfer speeds when... Read more ...

Deceptive Interactive Samsung Ad Touts Reverse Charging On Galaxy S10

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Samsung has kicked off a new advertising campaign, recently reported from Sydney, Australia by Notebookcheck , that shows off the new Galaxy S10's reverse charging via an... Read more ...

Long time iPhone supplier suffers financially from decision made by Apple

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Tile tracker deal at Amazon: get the Tile Sport key finder on sale for only $19

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You can get the Tile Sport Key Finder on sale at Amazon for only $19. That's a $15 discount and the best price we've seen for the GPS tracker. The Tile tracker is a handy way... Read more ...

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Xiaomi Mi Band 4 could include major Apple Watch feature for a fraction of...

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Chinese smartphone brands beating iPhone on features as well as price, say...

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