The Galaxy Gear was praised for its beautiful display, surprising camera quality and industrial design, but was universally criticized for its relatively poor notification management—an issue that we predicted would be remedied with a software update. The update we were hoping for is now here in the form of a Gear Manager update that is rolling out along with Gear...

If you’ve used the Galaxy Note 3, you’re probably familiar with its beautiful display and blazing fast specs. You’ve also probably realized how large and unwieldy it can be, especially if you have smaller hands. It’s super annoying when you have to reach for something across the screen with your thumb but the meaty patch of skin below touches...

Samsung has always been well aware of the power of color when it comes to device hardware. Ever since the Galaxy S III was released in red, white, blue, brown and black, Samsung has been narrowing down their color selection for optimal user satisfaction. Aside from the obvious user favorites black and white, pink is a very attractive color to the female demographic....

Samsung has become a titan of the Android hardware industry in a few short years but it we must not forget the growth as a software provider. With the explosion of Samsung devices comes the expansion of their proprietary services. Having reached critical mass, Samsung has recognized the need to give developers the tools necessary to implement their unique services...

The Galaxy S4 has been Samsung’s most successful hardware endeavor yet but it seems like they have a significant issue of a magnitude that hasn’t been seen before. Apple has had its antenna-gate, now it looks like Samsung may be having a battery-gate of its own. Reports out of Germany have brought to Samsung’s attention that many of their S4 batteries...

One of the most annoying things is when you lose your phone… right in your own home. It doesn’t happen too often, but when it does it is at the most annoying time possible (about to head out, need to make a call, etc.) and it seems impossible to find. Say goodbye to those frustrating days with the new way to ring your own phone from a computer. We recently...

We’re always impressed with Samsung’s continuous improvements of device CPUs, displays and designs, but one area that has seen stagnation across all device manufacturers is device batteries. Attempts to improve the user’s battery experience have ranged from wireless charging, to extra large internal batteries. Samsung has gone the latter route with...

As flagship device hardware converges to similarity—1080p displays and Snapdragon processors—software becomes a key component to enhancing the user experience. It is important that OEMs give timely updates but its up to the users to be prepared to receive them. Today we’ll be going over how you can stay up to date with the latest and greatest Samsung Android...

If you’ve been eyeing Samsung’s Galaxy Note you’ll be happy to hear that Woot is selling a bunch of different Samsung Galaxy Note’s at a discounted price! The 16GB Note 8.0 is currently selling for $359.99 at Best Buy but it can be had for $279.99 via the Woot sale. The 16GB Note 10.1 is available for $449.99 at Best Buy—get it for $70...

The Galaxy Gear is Samsung’s foray into the nascent smartwatch industry. With next to no competition from other big OEMs, Samsung charges ahead of Apple looming disruptive device with a wrist mounted smart device of their own. Today we’d like to take a look at some of the preliminary pros and cons of this device, and briefly discuss what it is and is not. Comparisons...