The Galaxy Z Fold 3 has amazing hardware, but its software feels unfinished

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Foldable phones are still relatively new in the grand scheme of smartphones. But that doesn’t mean that some of these products aren’t impressive. For example, while the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 isn’t a significant improvement over the second generation Galaxy Z Fold 2, the fine-tuning that Samsung has done with the device is very much welcomed. However, the bulk of that tweaking Samsung did with the Z Fold 3 was mainly on the hardware side of things. The software and UI are very much the same as the prior version — and that’s unfortunate because

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Review: First Good Android Smartwatch

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I admit I’ve begun to give up hope that Android smartwatches would ever improve. Until recently, the market was messy and fragmented with so many issues that it seemed certain no one company could solve them. Over the years, Samsung’s smartwatches tended to be the best of the lot, but its watches, which ran on Samsung’s own Tizen operating system, also forced non-Samsung smartphone owners to make compromises with no good alternatives.

But I have good news. Samsung’s new Wear OS-based Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic are here, and while they’re not

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The Galaxy Watch 4 injects Samsung’s capable hardware with Google software

Today we’re getting our first look at the fruits of Samsung’s smartwatch collaboration with Google: the new Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. It’s a big deal in wearables, because after years of trying to go it alone with its own Tizen platform on smartwatches, Samsung is finally biting the bullet and collaborating with Google on its operating system.

I get the sense with these two smartwatches that Samsung is hitting a bit of a reset button with its wearables lineup. Yes, there’s the Wear OS operating system, but Samsung is also taking the opportunity to tweak the

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Video of ten-year-old Samsung Galaxy S2 running Android 11 will remind power users of Android’s glory days

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Galaxy S21’s most important software update reaches the USA

The Galaxy S21 lineup received one of its most important software updates recently, one that brought an end to the camera lag woes many Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra owners had been facing and also fixed device overheating. That update now seems to have reached the USA, where both Comcast and Xfinity Mobile are rolling it out to their respective variants. The firmware version for the new update is G99xUSQU4AUF5.

As Samsung had detailed, the newest update for its top-of-the-line flagships optimizes the camera’s Portrait mode and fixes the lag encountered when zooming in and zooming out. It

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Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Watch Active 2 get a new software update

Samsung has been regularly updating its smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets. After launching two new tablets last night and updating its high-end smartphones to the latest security patch, the company seems to have rolled out a new update to enhance the software on two of its most recent smartwatches.

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 and the Galaxy Watch 3 have started getting a new software update with a download size of around 49MB. The latest update seems to improve the icons for auto walking, auto running, and inactive alerts as per the official changelog. The new software, which is based on

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 rumor roundup: display, design, camera, hardware and specs, and more

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is expected to release in July or August, and since we’re so close to the launch date, rumors regarding the Galaxy Z Fold 3 are surfacing almost every other day. And while rumors will continue to surface until the launch of the foldable, we’re summing up all the rumors in one post so that our readers find it easy to track them all in one place.

Galaxy Z Fold 3 leaked marketing material

Galaxy Z Fold 3 display

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is rumored to feature a 5.4-inch external display, unlike its predecessor the

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Samsung launches software update to turn older Galaxy phones into IoT devices

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Samsung said on Wednesday it has launched a new software update that will allow consumers to convert their older Galaxy smartphones to various types of IoT devices.

Called Galaxy Upcycling at Home, it is an expansion of its Galaxy Upcycling program and is aimed at giving new life to older devices. 

Currently in beta, Galaxy Upcycling at Home will be available in South Korea, the US, and the UK first. The company said it would research usage in the three countries and support technical verification, then provide the service to additional countries at a later time.

According to

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