Samsung is finally letting users remap the Bixby button (aka Bixby Key) to launch other applications. We explain how to set it up, and even update Bixby if needed in easy steps.
Carrier-locked variants of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ have long received the Android 9 Pie update. It has been a considerable wait for those who own factory unlocked units. Samsung hasn’t always been the quickest to roll out new updates for unlocked variants. Those who own an unlocked Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in the United States will now be delighted to hear that they can finally get a […]
T-Mobile was the last major carrier in the United States to not release the Android 9 Pie update for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ over the past couple of weeks. Magenta has now rectified that. It’s rolling out the latest Android OS update for the aforementioned devices over-the-air, ending the wait for users at last.
It has been a month since Samsung first released the much-awaited Android Pie update for the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+. It has rolled out the major update for these handsets in dozens of countries across the globe but the United States was a major exception. That’s because carrier-locked devices tend to take longer to receive updates. Users Stateside will be happy to hear that Pie is finally rolling […]
It has been a couple of years since Samsung offered a white color option for the Galaxy Note series. The company launched the First Snow White color for the Galaxy Note 9 only a couple of weeks ago. It was initially only available in Taiwan and it didn’t say if this color would be released in other markets. Samsung today revealed that yes, it will be available outside Taiwan as […]
If you’re the owner of a Samsung flagship device and you’re wondering when the Android Pie update will be arriving for your phone, especially in the face of other manufacturers such as Essential who have already released the Android 9.0 update to their handset, wonder no more as Samsung has confirmed the release schedule for the Galaxy S9 and S9+.
Samsung is rolling out a new software update for the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ today which is similar to the one released for the Galaxy Note 9 last month. The update’s changelog mentions that it brings an improvement for the device’s front camera. With selfies being the kind of photos that users take most often, this will be a welcome improvement for many.
Just like Apple, whenever Samsung would launch a new flagship phone, it was almost a given that it would be a resounding success. However just like Apple, in the recent times Samsung hasn’t had the same levels of success, where reports claim that sales of the Galaxy S9 were at its lowest the company has seen since the Galaxy S3.
Samsung has been releasing an “Active” variant of its Galaxy S flagship annually for several years now. The variant has often been launched in the month of June or July. We got one last year as well, the Galaxy S8 Active, but it appears that Samsung isn’t going to launch the Galaxy S9 Active this year.
Fortnite Battle Royale is expected to launch for Android this summer, although unfortunately for Android gamers, we have been hearing rumors that the game could be exclusive to Samsung devices. Whether or not that is true remains to be seen, but in the meantime it looks like we might have an idea of how the game will play.
Samsung will soon unveil its second new flagship smartphone of the year, the Galaxy Note 9. The announcement will take place on August 9th and it’s expected to be released later this month. A new rumor out of China claims that the Galaxy Note 9 is going to have the same camera as the Galaxy S9.
Samsung introduced its Super Slow-Motion video capture feature with the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ earlier this year. It goes without saying that this feature will also be present on its second flagship of the year, the upcoming Galaxy Note 9. According to a new report, the Galaxy Note 9 will actually be able to capture more footage when it’s in the Super Slow-Motion video capture mode.
Samsung has a habit of mocking its biggest rival Apple in its ads. The company is back at it again in the latest series of advertisements for the Galaxy S9. The new ads mock the lack of the 3.5mm headphone jack on Apple’s iPhone X and also take swipes at the iPhone’s camera.
Like Apple’s iPhones, Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S series seemed to be unstoppable in terms of their popularity and how much money they made the company. While its popularity can’t be disputed, it seems that the phone isn’t making as much money as Samsung would like these days.
Samsung often releases new color options to drive sales of its flagship smartphones and it’s doing just that later this week. The company has confirmed that it’s bringing the new Sunrise Gold color option for the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ to the United States. Customers will be able to purchase the flagship in this color option starting June 24th.
Despite reports that the sales of the Galaxy S9 have not been up to Samsung’s expectations, it appears that the handset has been performing relatively well in the market compared to its rivals. Market research firm Counterpoint has released new data which suggests that the Galaxy S9+ was the best-selling smartphone in April 2018, overtaking the iPhone X in the process.
It was first reported in March that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will get support for ARCore in the coming weeks. It has actually taken a couple of months for this to happen but Samsung’s 2018 flagship now finally has support for Google’s augmented reality platform. These aren’t the first Samsung handsets to get support for the platform as the company’s 2017 flagships already have ARCore support.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the company’s latest flagship smartphone and according to a report from The Investor, Samsung has recently confirmed that the Galaxy S9 has managed to hit 1 million units sold in South Korea. It sounds like a lot of phones and a number we’re sure many companies would love to hit, but it seems that it pales in comparison to its predecessors.
Some Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ owners complained about call issues with their new Samsung flagships soon after they picked one up. The handsets did receive a firmware update last month which brought the security patch for the month of April 2018 but it didn’t bring a fix for these issues. The company has now rolled out a separate update for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ which reportedly fixes […]
If you ask most smartphone users what would they like more of on their devices, I’m pretty sure none of them will say bloatware. That’s what you call apps that people don’t really need but have pre-installed on their phones anyway because the OEM or carrier didn’t give them an option. Samsung has now inked a new distribution deal with Verizon-owned Oath to add more bloatware to the Galaxy S9 […]