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Samsung cuts off updates for Samsung Galaxy S6 family

3 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

3 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

3 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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Hours left to save $300 on the unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V35...

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Instagram to Introduce Non-SMS Two-Factor Authentication to Prevent SIM Hacking

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Apple Increases Share of U.S. Smartphone Activations in Q2

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Apple shows off new emoji coming to iOS 12 for World Emoji Day

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BlackBerry Ghost and Ghost Pro will launch as the Evolve and Evolve X?

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 render shows off dual-cameras, yellow S-Pen, first...

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T-Mobile expands its Simple Global plan, adds a $5 day pass for LTE data and...

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