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JerryRigEverything's very sandy Galaxy Fold torture test might make you wince

After the botched debut of Samsung’s first folding smartphone, the Galaxy Fold has been re-engineered and is ready for the mass market. With wide availability just starting to ramp up, JerryRigEverything is here to see if one of the most anticipated Android devices of the year will fold under pressure.

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Samsung's newest phone packs a huge 6000 mAh battery

Samsung’s India division just took the wraps off of two brand new handsets, the Galaxy M10s and the Galaxy M30s, both designed to appeal to active millennials and Gen Zers.

Samsung Galaxy M30s

Although its less power-centric sibling is an admirable smartphone for most, the Samsung Galaxy M30s is the true showstopper of this release.

For starters, Samsung managed to pack a massive 6,000 mAh into a 8.9mm thick chassis weighing in at only 188 grams. Estimated battery life for this beast clocks in at 29 hours of video playback, 49 hours of voice calls, and over 131 hours of music playback!

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Samsung may begin Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10, Note10 in just weeks

With Android 10 out and about on release, we're now waiting on Samsung, the world's largest producer of Android smartphones, to update its phones' software based on the new OS version. We typically expect the company to run a beta program in the fall and, according to SamMobile, this will be the case again.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 sets sales record in South Korea

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 + are very expensive phones, and they lack some features of past Samsung devices like a headphone jack and a microSD card slot (on the smaller phone). So surely, these phones are selling slower than previous Samsung phones. Nope! Samsung says the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ have moved 1 million units in South Korea faster than any previous launch.

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Samsung might combine Galaxy S and Note lineups next year

Samsung's yearly smartphone strategy has been the same for years release a new mainstream Galaxy S device in the spring and a more premium Galaxy Note phone in the fall. Now that there are so few hardware and software differences between the two lineups, there has been plenty of speculation that they might be merged, and a new report from Evan Blass is lending more credibility towards the idea.

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The 5 best and worst things about the Samsung Galaxy Note10

You know what you're getting with each new Galaxy Note release: a big honkin' display, great build, great performance, and of course, the S Pen. Those things are all still true of the Note10 and 10+ — but frankly, it's getting a little predictable at this point. Here are the five best and worst things about Samsung's newest Note(s).

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active gets Android 9 Pie on T-Mobile

Samsung devices haven't historically been the quickest to receive OS updates. This week, Android 9 Pie came to the T-Mobile variant of the extra-durable Galaxy S8 Active, nearly a year and a half after the Oreo update.

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The dual-SIM Note10 and Note10+ are as low as $776 and $900, respectively

The Galaxy Note10 has been available for just two weeks, and despite the pre-order offers being gone, the device is available at a discount on eBay, with both the 256GB Note10 and Note10+ selling for $776 and $900, respectively on eBay.

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Samsung's PlayGalaxy Link game streaming app is now available on Android and Windows

When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note10, it also introduced a new game streaming platform called PlayGalaxy Link albeit with very little by way of concrete information. We learned soon after that it would be launching in September, and so it's come to pass. The Playgalaxay.com site is now live and the Android app is available for download.

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[Update: In the US] Android 9 Pie rolling out now to Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Tab A 2017

We're fast approaching the final release of Android Q, but Android 9 Pie is still trickling out to some devices. Two such devices: Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Tab A, both released in 2017. The tablets have started seeing the update in some Asian countries.

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