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Samsung Will Give Galaxy Note 7 Owners $100 Off Another Samsung Phone

Samsung Will Give Galaxy Note 7 Owners $100 Off Another Samsung Phone

Samsung is offering Galaxy Note 7 owners $100 in credit if they choose to switch to another Samsung smartphone, such as the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The South Korean company hopes the incentive will prevent fans from switching to rival handset makers.

Facebook Launches Messenger Lite App for Entry-Level Androids

Facebook Launches Messenger Lite App for Entry-Level Androids

Facebook has launched a new app called Messenger Lite that is specifically designed for entry-level Android devices with low memory. The “slimmed down version of Messenger” is ideal for users who live in areas where data connectivity is slow.

Samsung Patent Hints at Dual Camera Setup for Galaxy S8

Samsung Patent Hints at Dual Camera Setup for Galaxy S8

A new Samsung patent filed in South Korea corroborates recent rumors that the Galaxy S8 will ship with a dual camera setup. Just like Apple’s new dual-lens camera in the iPhone 7 Plus, the module could be used to allow for optical zoom.

Future Galaxy Note Could Have Speaker Built into its S Pen

Future Galaxy Note Could Have Speaker Built into its S Pen

A future iteration of the Galaxy Note could feature a speaker built into its iconic S Pen stylus. Samsung has patented the idea, which sees a tiny speaker embedded in the S Pen’s tip that could negate the need to have speakers in the phone itself.

Users Asked to be Careful With All Galaxy Note Devices After Galaxy Note 2 Bursts Into Flames on Flight in India

Users Asked to be Careful With All Galaxy Note Devices After Galaxy Note 2 Bursts Into Flames on Flight in India

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked users to exercise caution with all Galaxy Note smartphones after a Galaxy Note 2 burst into flames on a flight from Singapore to Chennai. It comes after Samsung recalled all Galaxy Note 7 handsets due to a risk of exploding.

Xiaomi Teases New Mi 5s With Impressive AnTuTu Benchmarks

Xiaomi Teases New Mi 5s With Impressive AnTuTu Benchmarks

What better way to tease a powerful new smartphone than by showing off its impressive benchmark results? That’s exactly what Xiaomi just did to tease the upcoming Mi 5s, which achieves a respectable 164,119 points on AnTuTu.

This is How Google Allows Allo Users to Message Friends Without the App

This is How Google Allows Allo Users to Message Friends Without the App

Google’s new Allo messaging app is now available on Android, and it comes with a big focus on simplicity. To make the experience as enjoyable as possible, Allo does not require a dedicated account, and it even allows you to message friends who aren’t yet using the app. Here’s how.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is back on sale in the U.S.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is back on sale in the U.S.

The Galaxy Note 7 is finally on sale in the United States again after an updated version of the device was approved by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint all have stock that’s available to purchase today.

Google Tests ‘Wait for Wi-Fi’ Queuing Feature for Play Store

Google Tests ‘Wait for Wi-Fi’ Queuing Feature for Play Store

Google has begun testing a new feature for the Play Store that allows users to postpone app downloads until they have Wi-Fi connectivity. The “Wait for W-Fi” option appears when only cellular data connectivity is available.

New Samsung Webpage Tells You if Your Galaxy Note 7 is Safe

New Samsung Webpage Tells You if Your Galaxy Note 7 is Safe

Still wondering whether the Galaxy Note 7 you’re using is at risk of exploding? Now Samsung has a new webpage that lets you quickly and easily find out for certain. All you need is your handset’s IMEI number.