Samsung Galaxy S7: Learned From Android 6.0.1 Mistake?

If there is one deterrent to people purchasing the Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, it’s Samsung’s reputation with timely software updates. In more specific terms, the distinct lack of timeliness in providing Android version updates has caused plenty of despair among users. But it seems lately that the world’s largest phone maker has been Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Learned From Android 6.0.1 Mistake?[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 6: Reportedly Being Skipped?

Take this with a massive serving of salt, because a report has just emerged from the home country of Samsung that the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 would not exist. Instead, the Note 5 would be succeeded by the Note 7. Why? Because Samsung wants the names of its lineups to be consistent. It doesn’t want Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 6: Reportedly Being Skipped?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Haunted By Galaxy S6 – Some Things Never Change

From having the highest-rated camera so far, to being more successful any of its predecessors, to bringing back the features that fans have called for, the Samsung Galaxy S7/Edge is undoubtedly up there as one of the best flagship smartphones of 2016. It’s true that in almost every imaginable aspect the Galaxy S7 tramples all Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Haunted By Galaxy S6 – Some Things Never Change[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Finally Shows Ugly Side

It is difficult to fault the Samsung Galaxy S7, unless a fault is presented. Even before holding the device, the mention of its specs alone during its unveiling at the 2016 Mobile World Congress is convincing enough to have people believe that it is going to be one of the best devices this year. From Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Finally Shows Ugly Side[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Gets Flirty With Budget Chasers

Value-minded phone shoppers don’t only seek out mid-range and budget devices. There are those who are always prowling for new flagships to drop their prices so that they can snatch them up. They’ll be glad to know that the dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S7 has dropped its price for a limited number of units on tech Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Gets Flirty With Budget Chasers[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Users Beware – More To Carrier Update!

One of the things Android users hate about not using stock Android UI is the bloatware that usually comes from carriers, even on any brand’s otherwise simplified dedicated UIs. Samsung’s TouchWiz, despite many improvements over recent years, remains particularly susceptible to carrier bloatware. Seasoned users would have gotten rid of them immediately after getting their Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Users Beware – More To Carrier Update![…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Could Return For 2016 – Though Not As S7 Edge+

In hindsight, the 5.7-inch Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ was not a good idea, although Samsung could be forgiven for believing it was when the phone was launched late last year. Instead of expanding on the strengths of the 5.1-inch S6 Edge, its most glaring faults were only magnified. Now that Samsung has shaved 0.2 inches Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Could Return For 2016 – Though Not As S7 Edge+[…]

Huawei Reportedly Ordering Galaxy S7 Edge Curved Screens

Apple may have pioneered the smartphone, but Samsung pioneered curved edge displays with the Galaxy S6 and S7. Although the stylus feature from the Galaxy Note series never really caught on, other OEMs have been adopting more curves for their handsets. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is a good example of how curved rear panels are Read more about Huawei Reportedly Ordering Galaxy S7 Edge Curved Screens[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Needs Users To Trim Their Nails

Although the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge look comparatively unchanged to the S6 and S6 Edge, they don’t look old by any measure. Their designs are still slick and attractive, but like their predecessors there may be an issue with how delicate they are. A report by Phone Arena points out that the latest Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Needs Users To Trim Their Nails[…]

Revived For 2016 – Potential Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Successor!

As an awkwardly sized Edge device, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ has found itself in no man’s land. The discomfort it causes to users due to its thin sides has only been exacerbated by its 5.7-inch build, making it unappealing to phone shoppers. Those who were interested in the dual edge display feature often saw Read more about Revived For 2016 – Potential Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Successor![…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Already Beaten iPhone 7 – Analyst Suggests

So far, the only certainty about the upcoming iPhone 7 is the declining parts orders for its production, which suggests that Apple is responding to forecasts of weakening demand for the flagship. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge on the other hand have improved sales by 25 percent over the Galaxy S6 and S6 Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Already Beaten iPhone 7 – Analyst Suggests[…]

Figures Show HTC 10 As More Successful Than Galaxy S7, LG G5

When HTC revealed its slogan as ‘Quietly Brilliant’ some years ago, it automatically set the brand as a dark horse that makes great phones. Given how the Taiwanese company trumpeted the HTC 10 before its reveal, quiet has ceased to apply to the brand. The word brilliant this time applies more accurately to HTC than Read more about Figures Show HTC 10 As More Successful Than Galaxy S7, LG G5[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Could Get A Successor

Despite being sold as the top-of-the-line flagship for 2015, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ never really managed to take off with consumers. If they wanted a dual edge screen, they opted for the standard 5.1-inch S6 Edge; if they wanted size, they went for the Note 5. Word has it that the S6 Edge+ may Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Could Get A Successor[…]

Will Google Allow HTC 10 Input For 2016 Nexus?

LG may have continued the Nexus 5 with a more-than-decent successor last year, but Huawei really stole the show by releasing the most talked-about pure Android flagship in the Nexus 6P. Sadly, both OEMs won’t be continuing their partnership with Google this year. While Huawei has called dibs on a ‘Huawei 7P’ name, there isn’t Read more about Will Google Allow HTC 10 Input For 2016 Nexus?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs HTC 10 vs LG G5: Popularity Contest

As the smartphone industry crawls closer and closer to the mid-point of 2016, more and more flagships are coming to the fore. In the latest turn of events, what was known as a desperate attempt from HTC to gain traction against its rivals has turned out to be a heavily lauded accomplishment. The HTC 10, Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs HTC 10 vs LG G5: Popularity Contest[…]

BlackBerry PRIV Does Poorly – Looks To Emulate Samsung

After spending years desperately trying to make its own OS competitive in the mass market, BlackBerry made headlines at the end of last year when it announced its first ever Android-operated flagship in the PRIV. Initial sales were massive, but eventually the buzz petered out and reality has come knocking at the door for the Read more about BlackBerry PRIV Does Poorly – Looks To Emulate Samsung[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Sales Crush Galaxy S6 – It’s All About Size, MicroSD Slot

Judging by Samsung’s ongoing strategy of consistently cutting prices for its mid-range devices, it looks as if the company is desperate to hold on to its status as the biggest smartphone seller in the world. That may have been true with the Samsung Galaxy S6 around, but Sammy doesn’t need to do that anymore with Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Sales Crush Galaxy S6 – It’s All About Size, MicroSD Slot[…]

Larger HTC 10 Plus Aimed At LG G5, Galaxy S7 Edge?

Apart from performance, on which no specs have been teased or released, the HTC 10 seems like it is going to deliver on its lofty promises. A better BoomSound setup paired with the world’s first 4MP UltraPixel selfie cam with optical image stabilization (OIS) and a sweeter design have already gotten hopes up considerably. The Read more about Larger HTC 10 Plus Aimed At LG G5, Galaxy S7 Edge?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Helps Double Android 6.0 Users In A Month

The fact that Android Lollipop remains the most widely used OS version illustrates that not many folks are getting new phones. Or even if they are, they aren’t getting those that come stock with Android Marshmallow, which are mostly flagships. But there is a ray of light that suggests Android 6.0 and 6.0.1 Marshmallow is Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Helps Double Android 6.0 Users In A Month[…]

iPhone SE: Samsung Midrange Sales Targeted!

Samsung is the top OEM in the world when it comes to shipping out phones. That hardly matters to Apple which is making a boatload of profit per iPhone sale compared to Samsung, $184 per unit to $23 per unit, to be exact. Still, the reports of Apple being set to ship fewer devices than Read more about iPhone SE: Samsung Midrange Sales Targeted![…]