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Galaxy S9 video leak spills official launch presentation

Galaxy S9 video leak spills official launch presentation

To describe the Samsung Galaxy S9 as "well leaked" at this stage is the understatement of Mobile World Congress, but to put the icing on the cake the company's own launch video has broken cover. The 2018 Android flagship isn't due to be officially revealed until noon Eastern US time on Sunday, February 25, but that hasn't stopped just about every detail about the S9 - and its larger S9+ sibling - from already sneaking out into the public eye.

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MWC 2018 preview: Galaxy S9, Huawei, Sony and more

MWC 2018 preview: Galaxy S9, Huawei, Sony and more

Mobile World Congress 2018 should reveal new hardware products from a variety of big names in mobile smart devices. This event is a trade show fun by GSMA, and it's the place where some of the most important smart devices of the year are launched. Did I mention devices? Today I'm going to run down the basics in what we expect from MWC at the tail end of this month.

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Samsung Max gives Opera’s smartest browser an encore

Samsung Max gives Opera’s smartest browser an encore

Up until August of last year, Opera offered a data-saving browser for Android called Opera Max. Over time, Opera Max began to focus on security as well, making it into a handy little browser to have on your device. Unfortunately, Opera announced that it would be shutting down Opera Max as it "had a substantially different value proposition," than its other browsers, but today it's getting a second chance at life thanks to Samsung.

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Smartphone sales decline for the first time since 2004

Smartphone sales decline for the first time since 2004

Cue the prophets of doom and gloom. According to Gartner, the vibrant and aggressive smartphone market has experienced its first-ever dip in sales ever since the market analyst started tracking smartphone sales more than a decade ago. It’s not a huge loss, mind, but one that could still get some people thinking if the market has indeed finally reached its peak. But while the smartphone market as a whole might count it as a loss, things seems to be looking up for Huawei and Xiaomi, in spite of mounting controversy around Chinese brands.

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Galaxy S8 Android Oreo update returns starting in Germany

Galaxy S8 Android Oreo update returns starting in Germany

Samsung has just relaunched the Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones. The company had previously launched the latest software for Galaxy owners, but pulled it soon after due to an issue. Users have expressed frustration at the lack of an update, but Samsung has apparently been working hard and now it is pushing out the corrected version of its firmware.

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Galaxy S9 price leak tips some unwanted iPhone X influence

Galaxy S9 price leak tips some unwanted iPhone X influence

We're days away from the official Galaxy S9 debut, and leaks have left little to the imagination. We've seen both the S9 and the S9+ leak in various forms, including press shots; we've seen cases and other accessories. Now another leak has surfaced, this one presenting a new vital piece of information: how much you're going to spend for one of Samsung's latest flagship smartphones.

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Final Galaxy S9 release-level pics and specs just leaked

Final Galaxy S9 release-level pics and specs just leaked

Pictures of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus have leaked the devices in their entirety. I mean basically everything you could possibly want to know about these devices, out there for the taking. It's an intense, insane, bonkers-level amount of information released at this point - though it's not as if we didn't expect such a set of data points and images. It's just days away from the release of both smartphones, at this point.

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These Giant HD Galaxy S9 images just leaked

These Giant HD Galaxy S9 images just leaked

If the massive amount of Samsung Galaxy S9 details that've leaked this month weren't enough already, today we've got some huge images. These images are far more monstrous than you could ever want or need - assuming you're not printing posters of the devices that are as tall as an adult gorilla. They're larger than you'd need them to be whilst looking on a smartphone, at a smartphone.

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Galaxy S9 release date might be coming up fast

Galaxy S9 release date might be coming up fast

By this point, we've had so many Galaxy S9 leaks that it would be a wonder if there were any surprising announcements left to make during Samsung's reveal event on February 25. In fact, assuming the various rumors we've heard about hardware are true, pretty much the only thing left up in the air is the Galaxy S9's release date. We may even know that going into February 25, thanks to new rumors that are appearing today.

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Galaxy S9 augmented reality demo extracted from Unpacked app

Galaxy S9 augmented reality demo extracted from Unpacked app

Samsung fans, and Samsung itself, are just counting down the days before the huge Unpacked 2018 event in Barcelona. But before MWC 2018 even takes place, our idea of the Galaxy S9 is pretty much complete thanks to a plethora of leaks. Of course, there’s always room for more, especially when the source is Samsung itself. Apparently, the Unpacked 2018 Android app hides a trail that, with a good amount of hacking, reveals the Galaxy S9 in all its augmented reality glory.

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Samsung Pay rewards points slashed in half

Samsung Pay rewards points slashed in half

The rewards points program Samsung introduced for Samsung Pay users around a year ago has quietly -- and drastically -- changed. The company has cut the reward points in half, dropping the rewards its users get for using Samsung's mobile payment platform. Samsung Pay's rewards are still dished out in tiers, but each tier is now worth 50% of what it used to be.

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Samsung’s new 30.72TB SSD is breaking all the records

Samsung’s new 30.72TB SSD is breaking all the records

Samsung has outed its latest SSD, the PM1643, with a whopping 30.72 terabytes (TB) of solid-state storage. The record-breaking drive is the industry's largest SAS SSD; indeed, even its 40 GB of DRAM alone is more flash than some smartphones and tablets are shipping with in storage today.

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