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Samsung Galaxy S7 hands-on with Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung Galaxy S7 hands-on with Galaxy S7 edge

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is the most hotly-anticipated Android smartphone of 2016, so the good news is that it's pretty damn good. Announced today at Samsung's latest Unpacked event in Barcelona, Spain, the S7 - and its Galaxy S7 edge sibling, with a bigger screen and curved edges - pick up the torch from earlier Galaxy flagships and gives them a shove in the direction of the South Korean firm's latest obsessions.

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Samsung Connect Auto upgrades your car with 4G Tizen

Samsung Connect Auto upgrades your car with 4G Tizen

Samsung may not be building a car, but it is building a car connectivity system, with Samsung Connect Auto aiming to make your existing auto smarter. Plugging into the OBD-II port found under the steering wheel, the LTE-equipped dongle offers WiFi hotspot functionality as well as tapping into detailed performance, economy, and maintenance metrics from the car itself, freeing drivers from the dreaded and confusing "Check Engine" light.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 details spilled in press photo leaks

Samsung Galaxy S7 details spilled in press photo leaks

A wide variety of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge press photo leaks have appeared just days before the big reveal event. These devices will undoubtedly be shown in full within a week from today, so the rumors suggest, but until then, here we go. These images join the weeks of rumors and detail leaks from insider sources appearing over the past few months, showing off Samsung's newest set of two devices, one the next-generation Samsung Galaxy S7, the other a combination of two devices next generations: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. So it would seem.

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Samsung Unpacked to offer 360 live stream

Samsung Unpacked to offer 360 live stream

Most of us won't be on hand for the live Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event. Each year there are plenty of live streams that allow you to keep up with what Samsung is showing off if you are interested. This year marks the first time that Samsung will offer a 360 live stream of its Unpacked event. Not only will Samsung be offering a 360 view via its live stream, watchers will get to choose where they view from.

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Apple Watch helps push smartwatch sales past Swiss counterparts

Apple Watch helps push smartwatch sales past Swiss counterparts

It may have seemed like smartwatches would never reach mainstream appeal when they first debuted — that's what the traditional, luxury watch brands in Switzerland wanted us to believe, at least — but now there's solid evidence the tables are turning. A new report from Strategy Analytics has shown that smartwatch sales during the fourth quarter of 2015, led by the Apple Watch, surpassed those of Swiss watches for the very first time.

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Google Tango HMD: smartphones’ next step

Google Tango HMD: smartphones’ next step

What Apple did for smartphones, Google will soon be doing for headsets. What you're about to see was born, in part, in the development of Google Glass. It's wearable, but it exists in the virtual realm. Google has begun development of a headset that will be able to map the world around you as you walk through the world. With this headset, you'll enter a second reality, cultivated in Google Cardboard, developed in Project Tango.

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New Samsung Gear S2 to be world debut of eSIM

New Samsung Gear S2 to be world debut of eSIM

Come next month, Samsung will release a new 3G model of its Gear S2 Classic smartwatch, and it will be the world's first device to make use of an eSIM, or a programmable, electronic replacement for the physical SIM card. The specifications for eSIM were just approved by GSMA, allowing them to be used in devices like smartwatches, tablets, and fitness trackers.

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Galaxy S7 hits full tease mode ahead of MWC

Galaxy S7 hits full tease mode ahead of MWC

Samsung is in full tease mode ahead of MWC kicking off in the coming days. Some of the teasers are focusing on what you can expect your next phone to handle while one of the coolest is about innovations that Samsung has made. The innovations video starts with a massive and bulky '80s mobile and ends up with a dude looking at a virtual starscape using a VR headset.

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Daytona 500 live broadcast the first in FOX Sports NextVR deal

Daytona 500 live broadcast the first in FOX Sports NextVR deal

A multi-year sports broadcast deal has been signed by FOX Sports and the folks at NextVR, creating live broadcasts for owners of VR headsets. The first big broadcast that'll happen now that the deal is signed will be the Daytona 500, one of the world's premiere racing events. Earlier this year, NextVR and FOX Sports broadcast Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) matches in virtual reality as well. It's all happening. Sports are coming to VR. This whole virtual reality thing isn't going away any time soon.

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Insider offers details on Galaxy S7, microSD card slot confirmed

Insider offers details on Galaxy S7, microSD card slot confirmed

When MWC 2016 kicks off in the coming days there will be hoards of new smartphones that are unveiled and some of them will be very cool. No matter what anyone shows off at MWC, the big focus will be on Samsung and the new Galaxy S7 family of devices. The number of leaks focusing on that smartphone has been tremendous. We have complied a list of what you can expect the Galaxy S7 to offer in one place, and the smartphone sounds very cool.

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Samsung details Internet 4.0, Cross App features for Android 6.0

Samsung details Internet 4.0, Cross App features for Android 6.0

Given the pace of Android updates on OEM devices, users sometimes consider it a miracle to even have a plain, vanilla new Android version on their smartphones. These past few days we've seen news or even just clues of Android 6.0 Marshmallow arriving on some of those, especially Samsung's, who has been notorious for rolling out updates on it own sweet time. Now Samsung is revealing at least two of the reasons why that took so long to happen, two features called "Internet 4.0" and "Cross App Functionality".

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AnTuTu benchmarks show Galaxy S7 Snapdragon version has better GPU performance

AnTuTu benchmarks show Galaxy S7 Snapdragon version has better GPU performance

We have seen plenty of leaks about the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone that will be launching soon. The leaks in the past have talked about nearly every facet of the smartphone including that there will be two version of the device. One version of the S7 will use Samsung's on Exynos8890 chip and the other will use a Snapdragon 820.

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