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Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 will let you answer calls by clenching your fist

Samsung It can be a pain to answer a call with a smartwatch when the hand you’d use is busy, but Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Watch 3 could make it relatively easy. XDA reports that Samsung’s newly released Galaxy Watch 3 Plugin app (so much for a surprise at Unpacked) references support for hand gestures, most …

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Vivo X50 Pro’s micro gimbal camera outperforms the S20 Ultra at night

Ever since Vivo started preaching the virtues of its micro gimbal camera on its APEX 2020 concept phone, I had been keen to try it out myself. In a nutshell, this is OIS (optical image stabilization) on steroids, with the X- and Y-axis tilt angles being three times that of traditional OIS, which should in …

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Samsung will hold its Unpacked event virtually on August 5th

Chris Velazco / Engadget Samsung may very well have been the last major tech company to hold a large event before the world began to lockdown, but it’s not taking any chances with its next big show. The company just announced it will be holding Unpacked 2020 on August 5th at 10am ET virtually, so …

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Samsung begins offering support requests via WhatsApp in India

hocus-focus via Getty Images With the COVID-19 crisis continuing unabated in India, more folks than ever are relying on their smartphone. At the same time, the pandemic means it’s not easy to get help if you have a technical problem. With all that in mind, Samsung has introduced Customer Care for WhatsApp, an ultra-popular service …

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Samsung may have leaked the Note 20 Ultra on its own website

Samsung Samsung may have accidentally unveiled its next flagship ahead of schedule. On the company’s official Russian, Ukrainian and Chinese Note 8 product pages, there’s a photo of a new Note-series phone. According to frequent Samsung leaker Max Weinbach, who was among the first to spot the goof, the unannounced device is the Galaxy Note …

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Samsung’s next Galaxy Watch gets spoiled by the FCC

Sponsored Links Engadget If Samsung was hoping to keep plans for a Galaxy Watch sequel under wraps, it’s probably disappointed. Droid-Life (via 9to5Google) has discovered a series of FCC filings that not-so-subtly reveal the next version of Samsung’s flagship smartwatch. It’s superficially similar, complete with 5ATM water resistance, GPS and LTE models. However, Samsung is …

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Samsung’s Exynos 880 delivers 5G speeds to mid-range phones

Sponsored Links Samsung Samsung has unveiled the Exynos 880 processor aimed at mid-range phones that has much of the power of the Exynos 980 announced last year. Built using Samsung’s 8-nanometer FinFET process, it has an identical integrated 5G modem with support for up to 2.55Gbps download speeds and 1.28Gbps uploads. It also packs tech …

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Blockchain E-Sports TV App to Ship on Samsung S20 Phones in US

Blockchain e-sports streaming platform THETA.tv will soon be available on Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S20 smartphones shipping to the U.S. According to a Medium post published Wednesday, THETA.tv will be included in the Samsung Daily app, which is also being upgraded to bring the TV service to all existing Galaxy S10, S9, Note10 and Note9 devices. …

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Samsung will introduce an ‘innovative’ debit card this summer

Sponsored Links David Wong/South China Morning Post via Getty Images Samsung wants to do more with payments than offer a virtual prepaid card. The company plans to grow Samsung Pay this summer by introducing a new “experience” that includes an “innovative” debit card supported by a cash management account. Details are only slated to arrive …

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Worldwide smartphone sales showed ‘biggest decline ever’ in Q1 2020

Sponsored Links A man wearing face mask sits at an Apple Store in Hong Kong Wednesday, April 1, 2020. ASSOCIATED PRESS The impact of COVID-19 on smartphone sales was drastic, as market analysts noted shipments worldwide dropped by millions in the last few months. While manufacturers are typically nonspecific about sales numbers, IDC’s Quarterly Mobile …

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