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Latest Galaxy S8 update reaches India, brings fix for BlueBorne exploit

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Samsung has been pushing out an update to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in various countries in recent days to fix the recently discovered BlueBorne vulnerability, and the same update is now available for Indian users. At around 476 MB, this update is as big as the ones that have come before for Samsung’s 2017 flagships, partly because these updates now target a wide number of markets at the same time.September security patch is still missingAs expected, this update does not bring the September security patch, as Samsung seems to have deemed plugging the BlueBorne vulnerability a priority this month. The update also brings improvements to wireless charging and the navigation bar. The build number for the update is G955FXXU1AQI7. You can download it over the air (by going into the Settings » Software update menu), use a PC to upgrade via Samsung Smart Switch, or wait for the latest firmware to hit our firmware database to do a fully manual upgrade.Don’t forget to download this app to confirm t…

Samsung Pay app getting updated with Android 8.0 Oreo support

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It looks like Samsung’s beta program for Android Oreo for the Galaxy S8 (fingers crossed Samsung will also offer the beta for its latest Note flagship this time around) will launch with support for Samsung Pay from the very first day. One of our Galaxy S8 units is receiving a Samsung Pay update that adds support for Oreo. This particular device is located in Sweden, and given the beta program usually starts in Europe and South Korea first, the update could be hitting these regions first.Android 8.0 Oreo beta support should hit more Samsung apps soonTechnically, the beta program has been offered in the UK since Samsung started making public betas for upcoming versions of the OS, but with the company now using common firmware for most countries in each continent, the Oreo beta could be accessible to a lot more folks. Or it might not be, and this Samsung Pay update might just be a regular update for everyone – only time will tell. In any case, it does seem like the Android 8.0 Oreo beta …

Samsung Electronics Launches AI Lab in Montreal, Canada

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Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (hereinafter referred to as “SAIT”) established AI Lab on August 17 (local time) at University of Montreal, Canada. The AI Lab will be used to strengthen collaborative research with world-leading scholars in the AI ​​field.SAIT has been collaborating with Professor Yoshua Bengio of University of Montreal, the world’s top authority on deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence, since 2014, with other partners in University of Toronto, McGill University and NYU.“There is a long-standing and fruitful research collaboration between us and Samsung and we are glad to see Samsung open a research lab here and join the amazing momentum which is turning Montreal into an international hub for AI, both academically and industrially,” commented Prof. Bengio regarding this event.In this Samsung AI Lab, the researchers dispatched from Korea work with local professors and students including Prof. Bengio to develop key algorithms and components…

SamMobile Daily Recap: September 29, 2017 — Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8+ and more!

Watchface Friday: Here are four of this week’s best watchfaces

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It’s Friday, so it’s time for another edition of Watchface Friday! For those unaware, every Friday, we highlight a selection of our favorite watchfaces for the Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier. All of the offerings are available to download through the Galaxy Apps Store, so you can rest assured that you won’t have to search all over the Internet to find something we’ve listed.Gear S3 classicCeran Hot by Marco BertuliesDigital Weather by Mike WickensGear S3 frontierMr. Time: Ferry Bomb by Mr. TimeMr. Time: Mighty Blue by Mr. Time

Galaxy S9 firmware development begins, two models confirmed

We have obtained some information about Samsung’s next flagship smartphone. The company has started Galaxy S9 firmware development. The version numbers confirm that there will be two models, which means that we can expect a Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ to be released in 2018.Galaxy S9 firmware development beginsTwo separate Galaxy S9 firmware are being developed, G960FXXU0AQI5 and G965FXXU0AQI5. The model numbers of Samsung’s next flagship smartphones have therefore been confirmed as well. The Galaxy S9 will be SM-G960 while the Galaxy S9+ will be SM-G965.That’s not surprising, given that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have model numbers SM-G950 and SM-G955 respectively. It’s interesting to note that the Galaxy S9 firmware development has started two weeks earlier than it did for the Galaxy S8 last year.Galaxy S9 expected release dateAs you can probably imagine, there will soon be a lot of rumors about the Galaxy S9 being launched ahead of schedule. While that might be the impression you ge…

Galaxy S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo update appears in Geekbench listing

We reported earlier this month that Samsung has started developing the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. A Geekbench listing has been spotted today which mentions the Galaxy S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo update. It’s likely that tests are being performed on this firmware update as the development progresses.Galaxy S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo updateIn our report earlier this month, we mentioned that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo update firmware versions could be G950FXXU1BQI1 and G955FXXU1BQI1, respectively.It’s unclear at this point in time when Samsung is going to release Oreo for this year’s flagship smartphone. It’s likely that a Samsung beta program for the Oreo update might be launched at some point in the coming weeks.Once the beta firmware has been thoroughly tested, it’s likely that we might see it being rolled out much faster worldwide as Samsung has now started using multi-CSC firmware. That means end users will be able to get a taste of Oreo on their…

Daily Deal: Bag yourself a pair of Active InEar headphones for 57% off

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Amazon has slashed the price of Samsung’s InEar headphones by 57%, so you can currently pick up a pair for just $12.92. For those unaware, these are the same earphones that ship in the box of the firm’s smartphones, with the Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8 being the only exceptions.If you want to take advantage of this particular promotion, hit the Buy Now button below. We’d advise you to hurry, though. Like most of the deals we highlight, including Samsung’s own, Amazon only has a limited amount of inventory available and it’s safe to say it won’t be around for too long.Buy now

[Hands-on] Samsung’s Ultra-wide CHG90 QLED Monitor to Replace Dual Monitors

Samsung explains how it optimized the S Pen for Galaxy Note 8

The S Pen has been a permanent fixture on Samsung’s Galaxy Note lineup. It improves the stylus with each iteration to provide more functionality to users. In a new interview with Hyesoon Jeong, the Principal Engineer of Framework R&D Group for Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business Team, Samsung explains how it optimized the S Pen for Galaxy Note 8.Optimizing the S Pen for Galaxy Note 8Jeong says that when Samsung was refining the design of the Galaxy Note 8’s S Pen, it decided that rather than upgrading the technology inside it will focus more on adding new features that provide more convenience to users.She adds that at the beginning of each year, the company holds a series of “Note Kickoff” meetings which bring together its Development, Product Planning, UX and Usability teams. Each team is asked to present brand new ideas for innovative features to be included in the new model.They have to come up with ways to improve upon the previous device based on customer feedback. This…

Samsung Windows Mixed Reality headset controller spotted at FCC

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Recent reports suggest that there’s a Samsung Windows Mixed Reality headset in the pipeline. We first heard rumors about a Samsung VR device codenamed Odyssey last year. The new device is going to complement the entry-level Gear VR headset with more powerful technology. It will also mark the departure of Samsung’s partnership with Oculus. Several official-looking renders of this headset were leaked online a few days back.Samsung Windows Mixed Reality headsetThere’s no detailed information available as yet about the specifications of the Samsung Windows Mixed Reality headset. The renders suggest that it’s going to be a high-end headset with Samsung branding. It will have two cameras for inside-out tracking. Like other Windows Mixed Reality headsets, it may also have six-degree-of-freedom tracking.The renders also suggested that the headset is going to have integrated headphones made by AKG. That’s likely given that AKG’s parent company, Harman International, is now owned by Samsung. Th…

Samsung’s now selling the first-generation Gear IconX for just $49.99

Samsung has kicked off an unmissable deal on the first-generation Gear IconX, which feature 4GB of internal storage for independent music playback. As part of a clearance sale to make way for the Gear IconX (2018), the firm has slashed $150 off the retail price of the wireless earbuds, so you can pick up a pair for just $49.99.Related: New Gear IconX earbuds are more comfortable, can launch BixbyWe wouldn’t recommend snagging yourself a pair if you’re looking to use them for an extensive period of time, though. During our testing, we were only able to get an hour and a half of life out of them when streaming music over a Bluetooth connection and four hours when listening to songs stored on the internal memory.If the lacklustre battery life is something you can live with, hit the Buy Now button below to head over to Samsung’s website where you can purchase a pair. It would probably be a good idea to act fast though, as we don’t know how much inventory the firm has set aside for the pro…

Galaxy Note 8 named ‘Gadget of the Year’ at India Mobile Congress

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The Galaxy Note 8 was named ‘Gadget of the Year’ at the inaugural India Mobile Congress (IMC) on Friday. The handset, which launched in the region on September 12, is Samsung’s most powerful—and expensive—smartphone to date, featuring a 6.3-inch Infinity Display, an Exynos 8895/Snapdragon 835 CPU, 6GB of RAM, a dual-camera setup and an S Pen.“At Samsung, we believe in inspiring the world and bringing meaningful innovation to help make lives better. With the launch of Galaxy Note 8, we have further strengthened our leadership in the premium smartphone segment in India and this prestigious award bears testimony to our efforts, said Asim Warsi,” Senior VP, Mobile Business, Samsung India.It’s likely that the recent release of Bixby Voice in India played a significant part in the Galaxy Note 8 being awarded the ‘Gadget of the Year’ title, as customers can now use the digital assistant to complete a flurry of tasks, including adjusting system settings, configuring reminders, composing messa…

You can now pre-order Samsung’s SmartThings Link dongle for Nvidia Shield TV

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Samsung has been integrating its Internet of Things (IoT) platform SmartThings into various devices and home appliances over the past couple of years. Its latest smart TVs can control SmartThings-compatible home appliances, lights, sensors, and more. The company had showcased a SmartThings Link dongle for the Nvidia Shield TV at CES earlier this year, and it is now available for pre-order.The SmartThings Link easily plugs into the Android TV-based Nvidia Shield TV streaming box via a USB port. It lets users set up and control compatible door locks, lights, thermostats, motion sensors, and more using the SmartThings app for Android or iOS. If you have the Nvidia Shield TV, you can pre-order the Link dongle right now for just $14.99 (that’s a discount of $25 over its original price).Since the Shield TV also features Google Assistant (which works with SmartThings in case you’re wondering), you can control SmartThings compatible devices using voice commands and automate your connected hom…

Verizon’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge update brings bug fixes and August security patch

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Verizon has mentioned on its support pages for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge that it has released a new software update to the phones. The update brings improved voice recognition for OK Google and S Voice, regular bug fixes, improvements to Wi-Fi calling, and August 2017 security patch. There are some improvements for corporate owners as well.The firmware version for the Galaxy S7 is NRD90M.G930VVRU4BQH4 and the firmware version for the Galaxy S7 edge is NRD90M.G935VVRU4BQH4. The update also brings an option to Android for Work users to prevent file transfers via the USB port, voice mail speed dialing and notifications within the Knox container, improvements to One Talk voice call performance in Power Saving Maximum mode.The software update doesn’t seem to bring a fix for the BlueBorne security vulnerability, though. The update has been rolled out over the air for Verizon’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, so you can check for the update right away if you have any of these phones. Here’…

A Brighter Molenbeek Thanks to ‘MolenGeek’

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On the sidelines of this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), representatives from Samsung, Belgian government officials, and a team of young entrepreneurs presented the success story of MolenGeek, an initiative designed to create opportunities for youth in the Brussels municipality of Molenbeek, as a best practice of public-private partnership that can change the future of a community. The initiative is a good example of how Samsung’s technology and Global Corporate Citizenship Goals, which seek to promote education, employment and health, are contributing to creating a more inclusive society. And with technology a key part of so many industries today, the MolenGeek initiative demonstrates how Samsung is working to foster the technical entrepreneurship of young people as part of its citizenship aims.Cultivating Change in MolenbeekTo support MolenGeek, Samsung has joined forces with the initiative’s dynamic team of founders as well as the Belgian government, to provide young …

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active launch seems like a possibility

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According to a new report, the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active launch seems like a possibility now. Ever since the first “Active” handset was launched by Samsung back in 2013, all of the rugged Galaxy S handsets that have followed have been exclusive to AT&T in the US.It started with the Galaxy S4 but it looks like AT&T’s exclusivity will end with the Galaxy S8. It was reported previously that AT&T might lose its exclusivity over the latest Active handset from Samsung. While the Galaxy S8 Active was released on AT&T first earlier this year, it may soon be released by T-Mobile.VentureBeat has seen marketing material which suggests that the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active launch isn’t far off. The handset will have model number SM-G892T. That’s not surprising as the AT&T version has model number SM-G892A.The Galaxy S8 Active will reportedly be available in the same Meteor Gray and Titanium Gold colors as it is on AT&T. It merits mentioning here that this handset hasn’t been …

Themes Thursday: Eight new themes worth checking out

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Welcome to a new edition of Themes Thursday! We have eight new themes for you today, and we’ve tried to select something for everyone. The first two themes in our list are from designer Binod Kumar Ray, who has published a lot of impressive icon packs, themes, and wallpapers. The RedTailUI theme has Material UI-inspired design and a darker color scheme, while the TrailsUI theme has wavy wallpapers and a brighter color combination.This week’s list of best themes also consists of two new themes from MINU – Diamond Pink Purple and Diamond Purple Blue – that have wallpapers and backgrounds inspired by diamond shapes. The [Walk On Mars] Orange Web theme has a 3D-esque wallpaper, an AOD wallpaper, and a themed on-screen keyboard. The Duck (AOD) theme pack looks casual and fun due to its AOD wallpaper and the pastel blue color used in its background. The Egypt _MINDON Design and Santorini _MINDON Design themes are inspired by popular tourist destinations.Have you installed any of these theme…

SamMobile Daily Recap: September 28, 2017 — Galaxy Tab S3, Gear Fit 2 and more!

Galaxy Tab S3 now supports HDR video streaming from Netflix

Samsung has released a long-awaited update—T820XXU1AQI2— for the Galaxy Tab S3 in the Netherlands, which bundles support for HDR video streaming for Netflix, in addition to a handful of bug fixes and security improvements—but unfortunately, there’s no word on what exactly they do.The full changelog can be seen below:A new feature for Samsung PassSupport for Netflix HDRKids Mode can be reinstalled where it was previously deletedSoundCamp can be reinstalled where it was previously deletedOverall security has been improvedThis news comes less than a month after a similar upgrade arrived on the Galaxy Note 8, leaving the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ as the only HDR-ready devices in the firm’s lineup still yet to receive compatibility for HDR video streaming from Netflix, though it’s expected to reach them in the near future.Related: Netflix starts supporting HDR video streaming on the Galaxy Note 8Checking to see if the release is available for your Galaxy Tab S3 couldn’t be easier. All you n…

[Interview] How Samsung Optimized its Signature S Pen for the Galaxy Note8

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The S Pen is the Note series’ defining feature – a versatile tool whose intuitive design and powerful functions make multitasking a breeze, and allow users to express themselves and connect with others in fun and creative ways. There’s truly nothing else quite like it.The Galaxy Note8’s is the most powerful S Pen the series has ever seen. Here, Hyesoon Jeong, the Principal Engineer of Framework R&D Group for Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business Team, discusses various ways that Samsung optimized the implement’s latest iteration to streamline more facets of users’ daily lives.Q. What kind of value does Samsung hope to deliver to consumers with the Galaxy Note8 and the S Pen’s new functions?We’ve been delighted to hear that consumers who have used the S Pen with the Galaxy Note8 have given it good reviews so far, and remarked on how much better it feels to use the S Pen.Many of these consumers had not had a chance to experience the S Pen’s convenient functions since the last dev…

Daily Deal: Take 20% off a SmartThings Hub

You can currently snag yourself a SmartThings Hub for $79.99 (20% off), which is a fantastic price to pay for a device that sits at the centre of the IoT household, allowing users to connect a host of appliances to the internet.If you’d like to take advantage of this promotion, all you need to do is hit the Buy Now button below — but Amazon only has a limited amount of inventory available, so you’re probably going to want to act fast.The post Daily Deal: Take 20% off a SmartThings Hub appeared first on SamMobile.

Samsung reportedly developing an inward-folding smartphone

We’ve heard over the past few years that Samsung is developing a foldable smartphone. It’s believed to be an outward-folding handset. Samsung hasn’t confirmed anything about the device but recent reports suggest that it might be out in a few months.If a new report is to be believed, that’s not the only foldable smartphone that Samsung has in the pipeline. Samsung Electronics and its display affiliate Samsung Display is reportedly working on an inward-folding device with a 3R curvature.The report also mentions that Samsung’s work on foldable smartphones over the last four to five years has been based on both concepts. Samsung reportedly worked for years on a smartphone that can be folded inward before going in the opposite direction a couple of years ago.It’s unclear why Samsung has decided to go back to square one and start off again from its initial concept. What that means for the outward-folding handset’s future is also unclear. Will Samsung release the handset we’ve been hearing a…

Samsung’s QLED TVs receive positive feedback from US-based industry trackers

While Samsung has been the largest TV maker in the world for the past twelve years, it is struggling to promote its QLED technology for high-end TVs because only a few other brands have adopted the technology. Now, the South Korean consumer electronics giant has announced that its QLED TVs have received positive feedback from US-based industry trackers for delivering satisfactory all-round performance.DisplayMate and Forbes have praised Samsung’s latest QLED TVs pointing out their capabilities to reproduce accurate colors, higher brightness, and power efficiency. Forbes has reportedly praised Samsung’s TVs for providing better resolution, higher dynamic range, and for not facing burn-ins, something that is noticeable in OLED TVs if a static image is displayed for a longer period.“All displays from TVs to Smartphones deliver their best picture quality and their most accurate colors in the dark. But almost no one watches their TV or any other display in complete darkness. The Samsung 65…

myRoundPro golf analytics platform launches on the Gear Fit2 Pro and Gear S3

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Samsung has announced that it’s teamed up with TaylorMade, an American golf company, to bring a specially-designed version of its myRoundPro statistical analysis platform to the Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier. The application, which is free to use, is available to download from Galaxy Apps starting today.“In collaboration with Samsung, TaylorMade’s engineers have co-developed a specific myRoundPro experience that utilizes the features of the compatible Gear devices to provide consumers with a unique experience aimed at those who would rather leave their phone at home or in their bag during play,” reads the press release.Using the myRoundPro application, golfers of all skill levels can view yardages to the front, middle and back of the green, as well as the total distance of their previous shot, without having to pull out their smartphone. It can also be used to record scores of each hole played, and will provide a detailed summary of each round at the end.There’s …

Samsung Discusses the Future of AI with Leading Academics, Industry Leaders

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An audience of academics, thought leaders and industry experts gathered to discuss the future of artificial intelligence (AI) at an exclusive Samsung event recently. The first ever Samsung Global AI Forum enabled leading thinkers from across the industry to share their insights, talk about best practices and investigate opportunities for collaboration.The event took place in New York at Samsung 837, Samsung’s marketing experience center. It happened at a time when discussion around AI is increasing in importance, with the technology expected to bring about dynamic changes.Twenty renowned scholars including Professor Zoubin Ghahramani of the University of Cambridge, Professor Barry Smyth of University College Dublin, Professor Alexander Rush of Harvard University and Professor Rob Fergus of New York University were invited to the Samsung Global AI Forum. Along with Samsung Electronics executives and staff, they talked about the major areas of AI application and how the hindrances in ad…

SK Telecom and Samsung Successfully Completed 4G and 5G Network Interworking Trial in Seoul

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The success of the trial ensures seamless user experience on next generation networks using different technologies and frequenciesSK Telecom and Samsung Electronics have successfully completed the world’s first 4G LTE and 5G end-to-end network interworking trial in a real outdoor environment in Seoul.To enable interworking between 4G and 5G, the companies used the current 4G LTE commercial network in the 2.6GHz band and newly built 5G networks using frequencies of 3.5GHz and 28GHz, as well as virtualized core and a test device that supports both 4G and 5G technologies.In the Eulji-ro area of South Korea where the SK Telecom headquarters is located, 360 degree virtual reality video was streamed live between a user in a traveling car and another in their headquarters’ building. The significant radio frequency (RF) challenge that the two companies faced for this trial was with the dense urban outdoor environment consisting of closely situated office buildings and busy traffic in Eulji-ro…

Gear Fit 2 updated with support for continuous heart rate monitoring

Samsung is in the midst of rolling out a new software update for the Gear Fit 2. The upgrade bundles support for continuous heart rate monitoring, as well as a couple of fresh watchfaces—Fitness Pro and Pedometer—and applications: Schedule and Weather.The newly-introduced continuous heart rate monitoring feature will probably be used most during workouts. That’s why Samsung has created an accompanying Heart Rate Zone (HRZ) tool, which can instantly tell you how hard you’re working your body.Heart Rate Zone 1: 50–60% of HR Max – Very LightHeart Rate Zone 2: 60–70% of HR Max – LightHeart Rate Zone 3: 70–80% of HR Max – ModerateHeart Rate Zone 4: 80–90% of HR Max – HardHeart Rate Zone 5: 90–100% of HR Max – MaximumThe upgrade is currently only making the rounds in Indonesia, according to the folks over at Tizen Experts, though it should reach other regions in the not-too-distant future, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled for a notification prompting you to install the OTA.Announced back…

Samsung and SK Telecom link 4G and 5G networks for the first time

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Samsung has teamed up with South Korea’s major mobile carrier SK Telecom to demonstrate the communication between 4G and 5G networks for the first time in the industry. Samsung has said that the demonstration went off without any disruptions and that clear streaming was enabled between the two networks.The two companies were successful in linking the long-term evolution network that uses the 2.6 GHz frequency band with the 5G network that uses the 28 GHz and 3.5 GHz frequency band. This will pave the way for 4G and 5G users to communicate even when there’s no nationwide 5G infrastructure.“Along with the 5G network’s 3.5 GHz frequency band that provides a wider coverage, and the 28 GHz frequency band that enables ultrahigh-speed transmission, the connection with the 4G network will help users enjoy the best communications services anywhere without disruptions,” said SK Telecom.Samsung feels that it’s vital to connect new telecom technologies with existing starts. It says that this late…

Samsung takes home seven trophies from the annual Clio Awards

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Samsung’s critically-acclaimed “Ostrich” commercial won seven awards at the 58th Clio Awards in New York, one of the world’s largest advertising competitions, on Wednesday. The advert was awarded a gold in the short film category, four silvers for animation, cinematography, directing and visual effects, and two bronzes for editing and music.The commercial is a sub-two-minute film that was produced to highlight Samsung’s slogan, “Do what you can’t.” It showcases an ostrich flying through the sky—using a Gear VR. Granted, it’s a little strange, but it does a fantastic job at highlighting the fact that the firm regularly achieves the unthinkable. Check it out below.“Ostrich, which has now won awards both at Cannes Lions and the Clio Awards, is an emotional piece that conveys Samsung’s commitment to defying barriers and making the impossible, possible,” said an anonymous spokesperson on behalf of Samsung in a statement issued to digital publication The Korea Herald on Thursday.The post Sa…

Galaxy Tab E Nougat update released by US Cellular

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US Cellular has started rolling out the Galaxy Tab E Nougat update. This tablet is second in Samsung’s lineup to be upgraded straight to Android version 7.1.1. Samsung released a similar update for the Galaxy Tab A 9.7 yesterday, it’s the first device that Samsung has bumped straight to version 7.1.1.US Cellular is now rolling out this update for Galaxy Tab E (SM-T377R4) in the United States. The tablet was previously on Marshmallow and those who owned one certainly hoped that the company would eventually upgrade it to Nougat.With the Galaxy Tab E Nougat update, Samsung has bumped the tablet up to Android 7.1.1. It hasn’t done this for any of its smartphones. All of Samsung’s other devices that are on Nougat now have been upgraded to version 7.0.Users don’t need to be concerned, though. There aren’t a lot of differences between the two versions. Most of the changes in version 7.1.1 have already been incorporated by Samsung in its version 7.0 update.This Galaxy Tab E Nougat update has …

Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Brand Advertisement ‘Ostrich’ Takes Home 7 Medals at the Clio Awards

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NEW YORK CITY – September 27, 2017 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that its ‘Ostrich’ advertisement won awards in seven categories at this year’s prestigious Clio Awards, including one gold in short film (1-5 min), four silvers in direction, cinematography, animation, and visual effects, and two bronzes in editing and music – licensed.Celebrating its 58th year, the Clio Awards is one of the top three advertising award festivals along with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and the New York Festival. It is judged by an international panel of advertising professionals and showcases work that pushes boundaries and establishes new precedents.The commercial tells a story about an ostrich who learns to fly after donning a Samsung Gear VR headset and launching a virtual flight simulator. The campaign taps into the basic human urge to push beyond what is normal and demonstrates the company’s commitment to providing products and services that allow people to …

Wallpaper Wednesday: Hues

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Welcome to the latest edition of Wallpaper Wednesday. This week we’re highlighting three backgrounds that feature different hues. All of the images are available in a suitable resolution for the Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+ and just about any other smartphone on the market.If any of the following images float your boat and you want to download and set one as your wallpaper, simply tap on the photo to maximise it, then click and hold to save it. Once the picture is stored locally, open up Settings, locate and select Wallpaper, then just press the image to set it as your background.Color BurstGravelPyramidsDownloadThe post Wallpaper Wednesday: Hues appeared first on SamMobile.