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May 20, 2018
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Video: iPhone X vs Galaxy S9+ AR Gaming — ARKit vs ARCore

Apple’s ARKit made a public debut at WWDC 2017 and was later released with iOS 11, enabling any iOS device with an A9 or newer processor to run augmented reality games and apps. Like clockwork, Google introduced a competing product … Continue reading

March 20, 2018
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SquareTrade claims Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ at lower risk of cracking than iPhone X

Device insurance provider SquareTrade recently ran its usual barrage of stress tests on Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+ handsets, saying that while the phones are more durable than Apple’s iPhone X, they still crack when dropped. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 11, 2018
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Initial pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S9 reportedly down compared to Galaxy S8 sales

Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9, may be underperforming compared to the previous model, with a report on South Korean sales and an analyst’s pre-order note suggesting the main rival to Apple’s iPhone’s launch is lower than the electronics … Continue reading

February 26, 2018
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Samsung mocks the iPhone X notch & Face ID during Galaxy S9 unveil

As 9to5Google has been reporting all day, Samsung today officially unveiled its new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship. The devices tout dual aperture cameras, curved displays, and more. As you would expect, however, Samsung was sure to take some … Continue reading

January 12, 2018
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‘Galaxy S9’ packaging leak hints at single rear camera sensor with variable aperture

Samsung’s upcoming ‘Galaxy S9’ smartphone may include a dual-pixel rear camera with a variable aperture, according to an image allegedly showing part of the mobile device’s packaging, which also claims it to have a similar-sized display to its predecessor, last … Continue reading

January 1, 2018
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 users reportedly unable to recharge completely flat battery

Samsung’s Note line of smartphones is continuing to have battery-related issues, with reports of owners discovering their Note 8 fails to recharge at all once the power level for the battery hits zero percent, a problem the South Korean electronics … Continue reading

June 14, 2017
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Consumer Reports: Galaxy S8 bests iPhone 7 despite ‘awkwardly placed’ rear fingerprint sensor & more

Consumer Reports today is out with its latest smartphone ratings, highlighting recent releases from Samsung. The iPhone 7 is also in the mix, even though it’s nearing 9 months on the market at this point. Given the iPhone 7’s age, … Continue reading

April 12, 2017
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Just like its waterproofing, fire-proofing & security-proofing, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Siri-Proofing isn’t quite functional yet

A year ago Samsung touted waterproofing claims for the Galaxy S7 that didn’t hold water. Six months ago, Samsung said its Galaxy Note 7 battery fires were under control before they flared up again. This season, Samsung’s newest flagship also … Continue reading

March 30, 2017
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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 prepares Apple fans for all the possibilities in the iPhone 8 [Poll]

Today was an exciting day over at 9to5Google as Samsung unveiled a suite of new features coming to their new Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices. What made today’s announcements uncanny was just how many features Samsung unveiled in their new Galaxy … Continue reading

March 12, 2017
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Analyst predicts weak demand for Samsung Galaxy S8, suggests focusing on Apple OLED ‘iPhone 8’

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has chimed in on the imminent Galaxy S8 release, and is predicting a significant drop in sales when compared to the Galaxy S7 to date because of a lack of selling points, and an attractive … Continue reading

December 29, 2016
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iPhone 7’s Lack of ‘Compelling’ Features Convinced Most Galaxy Note7 Owners to Stay With Samsung

In a recent piece by The Wall Street Journal, hardware analyst Stephen Baker commented on the state of holiday sales figures for both Apple and Samsung. While many believed Apple would have it easy this season due to Samsung’s Galaxy … Continue reading

November 22, 2016
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Samsung says US Galaxy S7 phones safe despite scattered incidents

Although the short-lived Galaxy Note 7 was plagued by battery fires, the Galaxy S7 line should be safe — despite some rare incidents caused by damage, Samsung said in an unusual press release. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 7, 2016
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Samsung Galaxy S8 to Debut ‘Viv’, the AI Assistant From the Creators of Siri

Samsung said on Sunday it will launch its first AI virtual assistant in next year’s Galaxy S8 smartphone, based on technology gained through its acquisition of Viv. Viv is the AI firm run by Dag Kittlaus, co-creator of Apple’s Siri. … Continue reading

October 15, 2016
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Banned From All U.S. Flights

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 was today banned from all airplanes and flights in the United States by the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. It is now labeled as a “forbidden … Continue reading