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Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge bring refinement to a proven design

Samsung had something to prove with last year’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. It wanted to show the world that it too could make high-end smartphones with great design and premium materials, just like Apple and HTC have done for years. And it succeeded: the S6 models were by far the nicest smartphones ever to come out of the Korean ...

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Samsung’s Gear 360 camera looks like an eyeball and shoots 360-degree video

Samsung is entering the nascent 360-degree imaging market with a new camera called the Gear 360. The camera was announced alongside the reveal of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge this evening at the company’s Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, and it will be available in the second quarter of this year. The Gear 360 is a tiny, double-lensed ...

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Samsung’s Gear S2 has the first certified eSIM that lets you choose carriers

The day the physical SIM card disappears is slowly getting closer. Last year, we heard that Samsung, Apple, and various mobile carriers were working to create a new standard for embedded or eSIMs (programmable SIMs that allow you to switch carriers without swapping the physical card in your device). Now, the GSMA has announced a new eSIM specification for smartwatches, fitness ...

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Google is invading Apple and Samsung’s turf with primetime Nexus ads

Google’s Nexus line has long been a type of fan service — the phones themselves might even be just ads for Android — but the company seems to be aiming higher with its latest devices. Ads for the 5X have recently been spotted during major commercial blocks; people watching NFL action today probably got a look at the ad for the ...

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