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In the vein of holiday giving, Samsung is rolling its much-anticipated Android 13-based One UI 5.0 to unlocked Galaxy S21 series in the United States, bringing with it new features (some not found on stock Android) and numerous tweaks and improvements over One UI 4.1. A week before Thanksgiving, Samsung dropped the... Read more...
When we're talking about a memory interface, there are a bunch of salient specifications, but the two most important are generally its width and its transfer rate. Usually, when we hear about new memory, the main marketing merit is its sky-high transfer rate, but Samsung's taking a different tack with... Read more...
Samsung on Monday announced it has begun mass producing its 8th generation vertical NAND (V-NAND) memory chips in 1-terabit (Tb) triple-level cell (TLC) form. Billed as the industry's highest bit density, Samsung's newest V-NAND solution boasts the highest storage capacity to day to drive more capacious solid state... Read more...
When it comes to smartphones, the system-on-chip (SoC) and camera arrangement usually steal the limelight, but don't overlook the memory. Not just the capacity, but the type and speed as well. Samsung isn't overlooking this crucial component, and as such is touting the validation of its 8.5Gbps LPDDR5X DRAM for use on... Read more...
Samsung's big and bold Odyssey Ark gaming monitor is now available to buy, though it's ultra-premium pricing relegates this release to niche territory. As in, the MSRP is set at $3,499.99. Part of that is because of its immense size—this is a 55-inch monitor—but it also boasts a quantum matrix mini LED panel with an... Read more...
Samsung has shared a massive spending proposal with the Texas Controller's office that could see the South Korean electronics giant invest $200 billion over the next couple of decades on a dozen new chip manufacturing plants. Interestingly enough, the proposal comes shortly ahead of a key vote on the US CHIPS Act... Read more...
The market for foldable smartphones is expanding, and in a big way, according to figures shared by Samsung. Having played an instrumental role in pushing foldable Android phones into the mainstream, Samsung says we are fast approaching the moment where these kinds of devices are graduating from niche status and... Read more...
It didn't take long for social media sleuths to crack Samsung's cryptic code on Twitter earlier today, which when deciphered revealed the date for its Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event. Lest anyone need it stated without a decoder key, though, Samsung has just officially announced the date and time—it takes place on August... Read more...
What appear to be official renders of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 have been shared online. The leak, from a highly reputable source, comes about a month ahead of an expected launch event. Images show the purported Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 from both left and right sides, and both fully opened and flexed at 90 degrees... Read more...
In yet another sign that next-generation graphics cards will be arriving on the scene relatively soon, Samsung has now formally launched the memory chips that will go into high-end offerings in the next round of GPUs. These are the same lightning-fast 24Gbps GDDR6 DRAM chips that Samsung announced last December, which... Read more...
It's been almost a couple of years since I spent some hands-on time with Samsung's XCover Pro, a rugged Android handset without the usual bulk that you might expect from such a device. There was a lot to like about that phone, and many of those highlights appear to have found their way to Samsung's brand-spanking new... Read more...
Samsung is making a spirited run at the gaming TV market, which if we're being real, many people associate with LG and its fancy OLED models. That's because LG was one of the first to embrace the HDMI 2.1 standard (and not fake HDMI 2.1) with features that current generation game consoles can tap into. But others have... Read more...
Samsung is offering sizeable discounts on several of its hardware products, including smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets, and they're also available through Amazon ahead of the online retailer's own Prime Day deals event. This is turning into another summer season of savings, one of the highlights of which is the... Read more...
Samsung is once again being accused of cheating on benchmarks, but this time it involves the company's TVs. HotHardware previously reported on the company throttling performance in games and other applications on its Galaxy smartphones, while leaving benchmarking applications like 3DMark alone. It isn't unusual for... Read more...
Samsung may be abandoning its Fan Edition (FE) Galaxy smartphones this year, and possibly for good. The "flagship" version gave consumers a more affordable option to the company's popular Galaxy family of smartphones. The chip shortage hit tech companies hard over the last couple of years, and had Samsung debating... Read more...
Samsung is consolidating two of its software services, Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass, into a single Samsung Wallet digital platform. This will allow Galaxy device owners to securely and more easily manage their digital keys, boarding passes, identification cards, loyalty cards, and more in one mobile application. The... Read more...
If your TV is so danged smart, why can't it play triple-A games without additional hardware, like a PC or a dedicated console attached? Well, it soon will be able to, depending on the model you own. Microsoft announced it is extending support for its Xbox Cloud Gaming service to smart TVs starting with Samsung's 2022... Read more...
It was at the Consumer Electronics Show in January that Samsung caught our attention with its Odyssey Neo G8, the world's first 4K curved gaming monitor with a screaming fast 240Hz refresh rate and mini LED technology to make scenes pop. Then a couple of weeks ago, Samsung began accepting reservations for the monitor... Read more...
Samsung's upgrades through the first three generations of its Z Fold smartphone have been modest at best. But leaks are pointing at the fourth iteration of the foldable phone including true flagship worthy upgrades. The foldable phone market continues to grow and evolve as new generations continue to be released... Read more...
Many of us receive nearly constant notifications on our devices. It is nice to set aside our smartphones, but sometimes we need to at least quickly see a few notifications. Rumor has it that the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max will feature always-on displays similar to those seen in the Samsung Galaxy S22. The always-on... Read more...
Samsung and Google have announced that owners of a Galaxy Watch 4 can now download Google Assistant onto their smartwatch. The addition of Google Assistant gives users an added option to Bixby in terms of a voice assistant. The update allows Google Assistant to co-exist peacefully with Samsung's Bixby assistant... Read more...
Samsung caught our attention at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this year when it introduced the Odyssey Neo G8, a 32-inch gaming monitor with a 4K resolution. Not only that, it had the distinction of being the world's first 4K monitor to have a 240Hz refresh rate, and if you've been patiently waiting for... Read more...
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