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Samsung cuts off updates for Samsung Galaxy S6 family

8 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

8 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

8 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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Apple continues iPhone XS and iPhone XR promo with trade-in price comparison...

Apple continues iPhone XS and iPhone XR promo with trade-in price comparison page

Apple is continuing to increase the prominence of its limited time iPhone sales offer, which enables customers to buy iPhone XS and iPhone XR for cheaper when trading in an... Read more ...

IPhone XS/XR buyers can now compare trade-in promo prices on Apple's website

IPhone XS/XR buyers can now compare trade-in promo prices on Apple's website

Over the past couple of weeks, Apple's focus on trade-in promotions has sparked further speculation about weak sales. First off, the company started with an online campaign... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy A8s and Honor View 20 launch w/ punch-hole display cutouts

Samsung Galaxy A8s and Honor View 20 launch w/ punch-hole display cutouts

Samsung and Honor have both officially unveiled two of the world's first smartphones with display holes in the form of the Samsung Galaxy A8s and the Honor View 20. The... Read more ...

Review: The Huawei Mate 20 feels like an appetizer to a more feature-packed...

Review: The Huawei Mate 20 feels like an appetizer to a more feature-packed main meal

After Huawei announced the Mate 20, it was soon overshadowed by the more appealing Mate 20 Pro. It's literally that fact that makes you wonder why this smartphone exists in a... Read more ...

Looking for OnePlus 6T deals? These EE tariffs are the best you can get...

Looking for OnePlus 6T deals? These EE tariffs are the best you can get right now

It seems like aaaaaages ago since Black Friday and Cyber Monday took the phone deals world by storm, and we've naturally seen most of the deals from that weekend disappear... Read more ...

Honor View 20 also unveiled with a punch-hole display

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Not to be out-done by the launch of the Samsung Galaxy A8s , Huawei has unveiled the Honor View 20 which also sports a punch-hole display cutout for the phone's front-facing... Read more ...

Hyper unveils the first iPad Pro USB-C hub with HDMI, USB-A, headphone jack...

Hyper unveils the first iPad Pro USB-C hub with HDMI, USB-A, headphone jack, SD slot, more

The new iPad Pro is the first iOS device to make the switch from Lightning to USB-C. Popular Apple accessory maker, Hyper , has now revealed the first iPad Pro USB-C hub along... Read more ...

Samsung 'Rize' trademarks suggest new smartphone series is on the way

Samsung 'Rize' trademarks suggest new smartphone series is on the way

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) At the moment, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S, Galaxy A, and Galaxy J are Samsung's main smartphone series. But if new trademark applications are anything... Read more ...

Google's Jacquard smart jacket can now remind you not to leave your phone behind

Google's Jacquard smart jacket can now remind you not to leave your phone behind

It has been a long time since our very own Stephen Hall went hands-on with Google's Project Jacquard smart denim jacket. Now, it has added the ability to alert you if you get... Read more ...

IPhone XR deals of the week: 30GB of data for £38 per month

IPhone XR deals of the week: 30GB of data for £38 per month

The iPhone XR has been incredibly popular since its release and we can see why. It is one of Apple's best devices by far and although it is much more affordable than some of... Read more ...