Screen Protectors May Make Galaxy S10’s Display Fingerprint Sensor Useless

The Galaxy S10 is going to be the first smartphone from Samsung to come with a display-based fingerprint sensor. We have seen this technology already on several Chinese handsets and Samsung is now jumping on the bandwagon with its next flagship. However, if you like using screen protectors on your devices, you may want to look elsewhere.

Another Real-Life Samsung Galaxy S10 Pictured In The Wild

Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S10 will be announced on the 20th of February, about a week or so before MWC 2019. So far thanks to various leaks, we have a rough idea of what the phone could look like, where a tweet from Evan Blass a couple of weeks back gave us a look at an alleged real-life photo of the phone.

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S10 Benchmark Scores Aren’t Too Promising

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is one of the most anticipated smartphones for 2019. It is also expected to pack the latest and most powerful hardware, where some variants will be powered by the latest Exynos chipset, while others will be using the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. Unfortunately it seems that despite using the latest hardware, recent benchmarks have found the phone to be a bit disappointing.

Apple’s 5G iPhones Might Source Modems From Samsung Or MediaTek

While many other handset makers are expected to launch a 5G smartphone this year, Apple is expected to hold off until 2020. Now according to a report from Reuters, it seems that we might be able to expect Apple’s 5G iPhones to source modems from either Samsung or MediaTek, and this is straight from Apple’s mouth.


Ubergizmo’s Best of CES 2019 Editor's Pick

Goodbye CES 2019, this was Ubergizmo’s 14th CES! It was difficult to navigate the avalanche of new products and technologies announced there. Including the pre-show work, it took out a huge chunk of December and all of the Holidays, but the chips have fallen, and here are the best products and technologies we’ve seen at CES 2019, in no particular order!

Samsung Micro-LED Technology Update: A Rising Threat To OLED’s Domination

It’s no secret that OLED is doing extremely well in the high-end TV market at the moment and that LG has been enjoying this ride for the past few years.

T-Mobile’s Caller Verification Will Help Fight Against Spam Calls

note 9There seems to be an increase in spam calls these days, where many people are reporting that they are seeing an increase in the number of calls that they are receiving from strange numbers from a variety of countries. Given that these numbers are constantly changing, it makes it rather difficult to block them.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Announcement Confirmed For February 20, 2019

After reading and hearing about the rumors surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S10, it seems that we won’t have to wait much longer before the handset is officially announced. According to Samsung, they have confirmed that the phone(s) will be announced on the 20th of February, 2019 at Samsung’s Unpacked event.

Samsung’s Foldable Phone May Be Launched On February 20th

Samsung confirmed last year that it would launch the foldable phone in 2019. According to a new report, the company might be following through on this promise in the near future. The device is reportedly going to be launched on February 20th in San Francisco. This rules out an MWC launch for the device in Barcelona towards the end of next month.

Facebook’s App Cannot Be Deleted From Certain Samsung Phones

If you own certain Samsung phones, it seems that you can more or less forget about taking part in the #DeleteFacebook movement simply because you literally cannot delete Facebook. According to a report from Bloomberg, it seems that there are some Samsung phone owners who have recently discovered that they are unable to delete Facebook from their phones.

Samsung’s Foldable Phone Might Not Be Able To Fold Completely Without Breaking

According to a report from Korean publication The Investor, it seems that Samsung brought their foldable smartphone to CES 2019 where it was shown off to select partners behind closed doors. We’ll never know if that is true, but the report does claim to have obtained some interesting tidbits about the device.

New Samsung Galaxy Sport Renders Reveal Possible Design

A report late last year revealed that Samsung has a new smartwatch in the works codenamed “Pulse”. Now in a post on Twitter by leakster @OnLeaks, renders of the upcoming smartwatch have revealed its potential design. Note that these renders aren’t “leaks” per se and are actually based on factory data, so the final/actual design might look different.

Samsung’s Bixby Will Soon Work With Google Maps And YouTube

#CES2019 – Samsung has tossed their hat into the digital assistant ring when they launched Bixby, although initial impressions of the software weren’t particularly positive as many felt it was still lacking. However at CES 2019, Samsung announced that they would be expanding Bixby’s capabilities thanks to partnerships with various tech companies such as Google.

Samsung Wants To Use Robots To Help The Elderly

#CES2019 – Samsung is a company best known for their phones and TVs, but it seems that the company had a bit of a surprise announcement to share towards the end of its keynote at CES. The company announced some robotic initiatives that they were looking into dubbed Samsung Bot Care.