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Samsung cuts off updates for Samsung Galaxy S6 family

20 days 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

20 days 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

20 days 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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Microsoft Surface Phone: still in the cards?

Microsoft Surface Phone: still in the cards?

A year ago Microsoft removed phone-related API's from Windows 10 builds. This basically solidified that they were shifting focus away from having any software developed for a... Read more ...

Last Apple Watch pop-up store shuts next month

Last Apple Watch pop-up store shuts next month

If you're a Apple historian, a fan of the brand or a person who just has to know everything about everything, you might want to circle May 13th on your calendar. That is the... Read more ...

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 specs and image leaked ahead of official announcement

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 specs and image leaked ahead of official announcement

After revealing its new generation ZenFone 5 series, Asus is readying yet another Android smartphone that belongs to the mid-range tier. The unannounced ZenFone Max Pro M1 is... Read more ...

Galaxy S7 Oreo Update Release Date Possibly Revealed

Galaxy S7 Oreo Update Release Date Possibly Revealed

The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge should soon receive Android 8.0 Oreo as they're the next albeit outdated flagship models in the company's lineup. It has already released the... Read more ...

Deal: Google Pixel 2 XL is $150 off in the US, requires activation on Project Fi

Deal: Google Pixel 2 XL is $150 off in the US, requires activation on Project Fi

Now that Google stopped selling the Pixel and Pixel XL, the only flagships that customers can buy directly from the search giant's website are the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The... Read more ...

Samsung's Foldable Smartphone Rumored To Feature Three OLED Panels

Samsung's Foldable Smartphone Rumored To Feature Three OLED Panels

The rumors about Samsung's foldable smartphone just won't stop. It has been consistently rumored over the past couple of years that Samsung is working on a foldable smartphone... Read more ...

Verizon's Galaxy S7 Oreo Update Doesn't Actually Bring Oreo

Verizon's Galaxy S7 Oreo Update Doesn't Actually Bring Oreo

Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge owners have a nxiously been waiting to finally get a taste of Oreo on their handsets and while it seems that the wait will soon be over for them... Read more ...

Best Buy will sell you the U.S. unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ for $50 off...

Best Buy will sell you the U.S. unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ for $50 off with a Big Red caveat

Have nothing to do today? Here's an idea. Get in your car, drive to Best Buy, and take advantage of its sale on the U.S. unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung... Read more ...

Meizu 15 & 15 Plus Smartphones Announced With AMOLED Displays: Everything...

Meizu 15 & 15 Plus Smartphones Announced With AMOLED Displays: Everything You Need To Know

The Meizu 15 and 15 Plus are metal unibody smartphones which sport AMOLED displays, and rather capable cameras, at least on paper. The Meizu 15 and 15 Plus have been leaking... Read more ...

Meet Daisy, the robot that disassembles old and unwanted iPhone units for...

Meet Daisy, the robot that disassembles old and unwanted iPhone units for usable parts

Hey gang, did you know that tomorrow is Earth Day? Well, at least someone at Apple did. The company has launched its Earth Day Apple GiveBack plan that not only will help the... Read more ...