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    Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Review: Masterful

    For several years now, Samsung’s been dominating the world of smartphones. Multi-billion dollar marketing campaigns have made the company wildly successful with the general public, but us tech journalists haven’t always been impressed with Samsung’s handsets. While we universally praised the Galaxy S II for raising the bar, we generally found the S III and […]

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    Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Review

    With tablet sales plateauing and lots of decent low-cost options to choose from, premium tablets have become tough sells. Increasingly, we’ve seen tablets billed as creative tools, combined with styluses and keyboards to become good sketchpads in addition to being solid home entertainment devices. Some even go as far as to call themselves PC replacements — what […]

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    Samsung Galaxy S8 Launches April 21st for $720+ [Hands-on]

    The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S8 has landed, and it’s everything the leaks made us hope it would be. To that effect, Samsung has thrown out the Edge moniker, but they’ve brought over the Edge’s beautiful curved display to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. To that effect, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is sporting a […]

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    Samsung is Going to Resurrect the Note 7 by Selling Refurbished Units

    At Samsung’s January press conference revealing the cause of the Note 7 battery fires, some Greenpeace protesters sneaked in and shouted the company down for how they were disposing of the unused phones. Well, maybe they got into the heads of Samsung’s leadership — somewhat surprisingly, the company now plans to start selling refurbished Note 7 […]

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    Samsung’s Frame TV That Resembles a Picture Frame Arrives This Spring

    Samsung’s new super bright QLED TVs were the company’s crown jewels at CES this year, improving on their SUHD LED TVs from the year before. Samsung believes that they’ve been able to push the LED/LCD combo to a place competitive with OLED TVs, and that’d be a big deal if they’re right — LED-backlit LCD TVs […]

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    Galaxy Tab S3 Is Pretty Much a Note Tablet

    The last time we saw the S Pen, it was being jettisoned from shelves along with the Note 7. Fortunately, you can’t keep a good stylus down — Samsung is announcing the Galaxy Tab S3 at Mobile World Congress this weekend, and in addition to some helpful changes from the previous generation, it’s coming with support […]

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    The Samsung Galaxy S8 Will Most Likely Get a 6.2” Model

    Late last year, rumors coming from an analyst in South Korea indicated that this year’s Samsung Galaxy S8 would be much bigger than previous entries in the line, getting 5.7″ and 6.2″ models. That rumor seems to be all but confirmed today, with noted leakmaster Evan Blass tweeting out what appears to be the spec […]

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    Lutron Adds Samsung SmartThing Compatibility to Their Caséta Wireless Smart Home Devices

    CES 2017 bore good news for anyone who has bought into Lutron’s Caséta Wireless smart home devices. In addition to Apple HomeKit and Amazon Alexa, Lutron now works with Samsung SmartThings and the Nest Cam, making for a very impressive list of compatible devices and services. There are some hurdles. Caséta Wireless uses a proprietary wireless connection […]

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    Samsung Will Reveal the Cause of the Galaxy Note 7 Explosions Tomorrow

    Samsung’s long-delayed report on what went wrong with the Galaxy Note 7 will be made public next Monday during a press release, but word’s already gotten out about what’s to blame. According to The Wall Street Journal, sources are saying that irregularly sized batteries and manufacturing problems led to faults that caused several Note 7 units […]

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    The Samsung Galaxy S8 Might Have Already Leaked

    Considering it’ll probably be officially announced at or around Mobile World Congress in late February, who knows — these early looks at the Samsung Galaxy S8 could be accurate. If they are, we’re looking at a phone that’s radically different, at least in appearance — a much sleeker phone with a bezel-less display and no home button. We’re […]

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    Samsung Introduces New Even More Premium Line of QLED TVs

    It’s CES time, and that means lots of new televisions. But, televisions have been hitting a wall the past few years — we’re getting about as much as we can out of LED-backlit LCD panels, but OLED panels are still a bit too hard to source and produce to go mainstream. That hasn’t stopped Samsung from […]

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    Samsung Will Have a New Soundbar That Doesn’t Need a Subwoofer at CES

    It’s about time. Soundbars have long been great audio options for people who want a simple, all-in-one speaker system to pair with their television, reducing clutter. They’re sometimes used in surround systems, too, but in recent years, soundbars have been outfitted with virtual surround sound tech, making them viable lower-cost alternatives. The sticking point has […]

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    Samsung Will Issue Update Disabling Galaxy Note 7 Devices

    We’ve reached the coda of the sad song of the Galaxy Note 7. The device, recalled twice for faulty batteries prone to thermal runaway and explosions, will be disabled completely by an upcoming firmware update. Samsung has been working to get all Note 7 owners to return their potentially dangerous devices for a refund or […]