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Best Buy welcomes Cyber Monday with Galaxy Note 8, Google Home Mini deals

Best Buy welcomes Cyber Monday with Galaxy Note 8, Google Home Mini deals

Recovered from the Thanksgiving food coma? Missed out, thankfully or not, on the Black Friday shopping madness? If you’re any sort of a tech lover, however, it is Cyber Monday that will have the most to offer. Naturally, Best Buy is putting out some sweet deals to lure you into its customer list. Whether you’re hunting for an all-in-one entertainment console, a shiny new smartphone, a helping virtual hand at home, or a work companion, Best Buy has something for you if you’re quick on your toes and your card.

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Galaxy S6 might still get Android Oreo

Galaxy S6 might still get Android Oreo

Even Samsung fans will be forced to admit that the company isn’t exactly the most reliable and consistent when it comes to Android updates. It has improved, sure, but still falls short of its peers. So when whispers of a 2015 flagship being in line to receive Android Oreo starts going around the Interwebs, there’s naturally a great deal of interest as well as skepticism. Now “proof” comes from two independent places that the Galaxy S6 might indeed be getting Android Oreo, though at a still unknown time, and that there might be even better news lying in wait for Samsung fans.

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Samsung SeeColors Smart TV app helps the color blind see better

Samsung SeeColors Smart TV app helps the color blind see better

We in the tech world, especially the mobile industry, often obsess about pixel resolutions, color gamuts, and, lately, screen aspect and screen-to-body ratios. But like many of today’s technologies, they are designed to cater to the able-bodied majority. Technology, however, should be accessible, even and especially for those with physical handicaps. Samsung always boasts of having a wealth of expertise and technologies related to color, displays, and visual technology, so it’s probably high-time that i brought its SeeColors to its QLED Smart TVs to help the color blind see colors better.

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Motorola mocks Samsung ad that mocked the iPhone X

Motorola mocks Samsung ad that mocked the iPhone X

When Apple finally started shipping the iPhone X, Samsung put out an ad that more or less trolled Apple on how, after 10 years, it still lagged behind some of the innovations Samsung started. It was, in a way, telling iPhone users to “grow up”. Now out of the blue, Motorola is taking a shot at Samsung with a new ad that instead advises users to “up-grade”, ironically with a mid-range Moto Z2 Play.

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Samsung Smart TVs are getting an Amazon Music app

Samsung Smart TVs are getting an Amazon Music app

Samsung has added Amazon Music support to its smart TVs, with the streaming service joining apps like Netflix and Amazon Video on the connected sets. Models from 2015 to 2017 will all be upgraded with the new functionality, Samsung confirmed. However, the smart TVs won't be the only place that Amazon Music will be offered.

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Samsung Black Friday 2017 sale slashes TV and IoT prices

Samsung Black Friday 2017 sale slashes TV and IoT prices

If you're in the market for a new 4K television or robotic vacuum, you're in luck: Samsung has shaved hundreds of dollars from its TV and IoT products, not to mention the tablet discounts. The company's POWERbot Turbo Robot vacuum, for example, has been decreased by $300 from $1199 to $899. Some TVs have seen even bigger price cuts.

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Galaxy S9 specs leak ahead of rumored CES preview

Galaxy S9 specs leak ahead of rumored CES preview

Samsung may be planning to show off its upcoming Galaxy S9 flagship smartphones at CES 2018, according to a new report, though the extent of the unveiling is anyone's guess. This reveal won't replace the expected March launch event, per the tipped details, so it is possible we won't see much at the show in January.

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Galaxy S9 could look like this

Galaxy S9 could look like this

The year is almost over. Many might already be in the decision-making stage for which premium smartphone to buy this coming shopping spree season. Those who have already made their choice months ago will now have to look towards the future instead. They don’t need to look far and hard, though, because if these latest leaks are to be believed, the Galaxy S9 is just two months away and may not exactly be the revolutionary the Galaxy S8 was.

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Best Buy Black Friday deals mark down games, TVs, and smart speakers

Best Buy Black Friday deals mark down games, TVs, and smart speakers

We're quickly closing in on Black Friday, and as such, a lot of retailers are getting their planned deals out in the open. It seems that Best Buy will have some of the most extensive deals out there, today releasing a 50-page Black Friday preview ad. Within those pages are deals on pretty much any gadget you can imagine, whether you're looking for a video game, a TV, or a refrigerator.

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Love Bixby or hate it, the Galaxy S9 will make AI inescapable

Love Bixby or hate it, the Galaxy S9 will make AI inescapable

Samsung has just teased the existence of an AI-centric software for its flagship smartphones called the Samsung Galaxy AI UX. This may be a rebranding of the company's UI, and it is expected to be introduced with the upcoming Galaxy S9 smartphone. This underscores the company's strong focus on Bixby and the overall vision it has for the use of its AI in a full ecosystem of products.

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Samsung Gear S3 update makes it easier to do things on your wrist

Samsung Gear S3 update makes it easier to do things on your wrist

The smartwatch market is a curious one. On the one hand, you are seeing more and more new models coming out, mostly from fashion brands and accessory makers rather than manufacturers. On the other hand, there hasn’t exactly been any major progress on the platforms themselves, especially lesser known ones like the Tizen OS used on the Samsung Gear smartwatches. That changes slightly today as Samsung pushes out an update for the Gear S3 that, while not a complete overhaul, promises to make life easier for the smartwatch’s owners.

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Galaxy X leaked by none other than Samsung itself

Galaxy X leaked by none other than Samsung itself

While some companies will stop at nothing to prevent their flagship devices from leaking out ahead of time, Samsung takes a more laid back approach to leaks. For all of its major devices over the past few years, it seems that Samsung has had its hand in at least a few leaks, and with the rumored Galaxy X, things are no different.

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