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Samsung Ships Sprint Galaxy S9s With Verizon SIMs

8 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Imagine the anticipation of buying a brand new phone that you've waited for a week to arrive and you can't wait to use it, only that you can't because for some reason, you've been shipped the wrong SIM card. Turns out that's exactly what some Samsung Galaxy S9 customers are experiencing. According to a bunch of user reports , some Samsung customers who ordered the Sprint Galaxy S9 are being shipped handsets with a Verizon SIM instead. This wouldn't be such a big deal if Samsung handled it better because according to various users on Reddit , it appears that Samsung is backed up and...
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Hide the Navigation & Status Bars on Your Galaxy S9 - No Root Needed

Hide the Navigation & Status Bars on Your Galaxy S9 - No Root Needed

8 monthes ago   |   By Wonder How To

Putting your Galaxy S9 in Immersive Mode lets you truly enjoy the gorgeous display that Samsung is so famous for. You can't have it set on at all times, however, so you'll still have to deal with the status and navigation bars that cut the phone's aspect ratio down to that of a standard phone. But if you're willing to dig a little deeper, there are ways to go full Immersive Mode on your S9 for good.
The good news is the S9 and S9+ now let you hide the navigation bar by double-tapping the tiny circular button on the left side of the navigation bar, giving you more screen space to enjoy...
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The Galaxy S9's 'Adapt Sound' Feature Makes Your AKG Earbuds Sound Even Better

The Galaxy S9's 'Adapt Sound' Feature Makes Your AKG Earbuds Sound Even Better

8 monthes ago   |   By Wonder How To

The Galaxy S9 is an audio powerhouse. It has the first set of stereo speakers on a Samsung flagship, and it even comes standard with a set of AKG-tuned earbuds that would normally cost $99. But if you want to further enhance your audio experience, there's a feature that will customize audio output to your own specific hearing.
The feature, aptly called Adapt Sound, is hidden deep within the settings menu on your S9 or S9+, but will make a world of difference in audio quality once enabled. As its name implies, Adapt Sound will fine tune your S9's audio and customize it to perfectly match...
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Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are getting Android Oreo updates

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are getting Android Oreo updates

8 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

If you own a Verizon Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+, we're glad to inform you that your smartphone is being officially updated to Android Oreo! Verizon Wireless is rolling out the updates starting today, March 15, but some users might have to wait a few days before getting it.
The updates bring Android Oreo 8.0 to the Galaxy S8 series, although users will probably not be too sad about this - after all, Verizon is the very first US carrier to deliver Oreo to its Galaxy S8 and S8+. The updates for both the S8 and S8+ unsurprisingly include the Samsung ...
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Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

8 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Introduction
Do we have a good one for you today - we are comparing the new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus versus its predecessor, the Galaxy S8 Plus , in an attempt to see exactly where Samsung made changes and if those changes are enough to warrant S8 Plus owners to upgrade to the S9 Plus. Obviously, the Galaxy S9 Plus is going to be superior in many ways to the Galaxy S8 Plus - Samsung is always trying to innovate and improve on each model year. Let's first take a look at what these two devices share in common and then we will take a closer look at each model to discover their differences.
The...
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Samsung's S9 and S9 Plus are out today and already discounted in Australia

Samsung's S9 and S9 Plus are out today and already discounted in Australia

8 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Today marks the release of the latest in the Samsung Galaxy line, with the South Korean company's Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus succeeding the throne of last year's successful Galaxy S8 line. If you didn't happen to pre-order your new Galaxy S9 and you're interested in Australian stock at a discount, you're in luck. This eBay store has a few of each model in stock - just be sure to enter the code PRINT at checkout.
Galaxy S9 64GB for $1,054
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Galaxy S9 256GB for $1,186...
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Galaxy S8 Oreo Update Rolling Out in US

Galaxy S8 Oreo Update Rolling Out in US

8 monthes ago   |   By Wonder How To

In a huge surprise, Verizon is the first US carrier to push out the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ Android Oreo update. The update has been available in international markets for some time now, but this is the first report of a rollout in the United States. We've already ran down all the new features available in Android Oreo, so check out our full coverage if you're interested in those.
Several readers over at Droid Life reported that the Galaxy S8 Oreo update hit their device earlier today. It is a bit strange since many others have stated they have no updates available. This could very well be...
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Samsung offers Galaxy S9 deals via its Shop app, including a Verizon BOGO deal

Samsung offers Galaxy S9 deals via its Shop app, including a Verizon BOGO deal

8 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have already started shipping in the US, but their actual release date is tomorrow, March 16, when the two phones will be widely available online and in stores across the US. If you're not yet sure you want to buy a Galaxy S9 or S9+, perhaps one of Samsung's deals will convince you.
First of all, we have to mention that said deals are available only via the official Shop Samsung app. With that out of the way, the first deal is really attractive, but only for Verizon users.
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Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ starting to pick up Android Oreo in the US, starting w/ Verizon

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ starting to pick up Android Oreo in the US, starting w/ Verizon

8 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Samsung kicked off its Android Oreo rollout for the Galaxy S8 internationally earlier this year , but it gave no word on when that update would land in the United States. Now, out of nowhere, the update is starting to roll out...
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Samsung Galaxy A6 And Galaxy A6 Plus Spotted On Geekbench

Samsung Galaxy A6 And Galaxy A6 Plus Spotted On Geekbench

8 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Samsung is apparently gearing up to add new members to its Galaxy A series, as two unannounced handsets believed to be the Galaxy A6 and the Galaxy S6 Plus were just spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking database. So far, Samsung has left a gap between the Galaxy A5 and the Galaxy A7 smartphones, but the Galaxy A6 series should fit somewhere in between. The benchmark listings reveal the core specifications for each handset and it looks like they will come in the upper-mid-range segment of the smartphone market, as expected from a Galaxy A-series device.
The Geekbench listings are for two...
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Apple to update iPhones in China to address Qualcomm's patent claims

Apple to update iPhones in China to address Qualcomm's patent claims

Apple will roll out a software update to all iPhones models in China that infringe on Qualcomm's patents, the company told Reuters earlier today. The Chinese court has granted... Read more ...

Apple to retire Music Connect's social features

Apple to retire Music Connect's social features

It appears that Apple plans to completely remove Music Connect, a feature that made it to its music streaming service back in 2015. Apple Music Connect was launched to make it... Read more ...

B&H has deals on the Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and the Samsung Galaxy Gear...

B&H has deals on the Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and the Samsung Galaxy Gear S3 Frontier

B&H, the New York based photo store that has become a major player in online smartphone sales, has a deal on a pair of Sony Xperia handsets and a Samsung smartwatch. The Xperia... Read more ...

Gboard gets new Light and Dark gradient themes on Android devices

Gboard gets new Light and Dark gradient themes on Android devices

Google's keyboard app for Android devices is about to get more customization options that will allow users to change the way it looks from time to time. More than 50 new themes... Read more ...

Apple Warns Chinese iPhone Ban Would Force a Settlement With Qualcomm...

Apple Warns Chinese iPhone Ban Would Force a Settlement With Qualcomm, Result in 'Irreparable Harm' to Apple and Others

In a court filing related to the ongoing dispute with Qualcomm that has resulted in a partial ban on iPhone sales in China , Apple this week warned that upholding the ban would... Read more ...

Microsoft's new Hummingbird app uses AI to deliver personalized news

Microsoft's new Hummingbird app uses AI to deliver personalized news

If you're a news junkie, you probably have quite a few news apps on your phone. Today, Microsoft is adding a new AI based news app for Android users called Hummingbird. Unlike... Read more ...

Google Assistant can now speak in Australian and British accents

Google Assistant can now speak in Australian and British accents

Back in May, Google introduced six new voices to Google Assistant, bringing up the total of available choices to eight. Now, two new voices, or rather accents, are joining the... Read more ...

Samsung can't get its social media teams to stop using iPhones

Samsung can't get its social media teams to stop using iPhones

Will Samsung's next-generation Galaxy S10 finally be the Galaxy phone exciting enough to get the company's social media teams to stop using iPhones? Only time will tell, but in... Read more ...

BLU Vivo Go launches with Android Pie for just $79.99

BLU Vivo Go launches with Android Pie for just $79.99

Over a month after the smartphone's details first leaked, today BLU Products has finally announced the Vivo Go as its first Android Go edition smartphone that can be acquired... Read more ...

Microsoft's Hummingbird app uses AI to be your news editor

Microsoft's Hummingbird app uses AI to be your news editor

Microsoft has quietly launched Hummingbird, a smartphone app for Android that leverages AI to curate news articles and feature stories in a feed. Read more ...