Samsung is now testing One UI 5.0 beta for the Galaxy S20 and S21

The One UI 5.0 beta program opened up for the public last week. The Galaxy S22 series is the first and, so far, the only device to run One UI 5.0 beta, but other Galaxy flagships from previous generations could soon join the S22. We’re hearing that Samsung is now testing One UI 5.0 beta […]

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Carrier-locked Galaxy S21 units start getting August 2022 security update in the US

Two weeks ago, the Galaxy S21 became one of the first phones in the world to get the August 2022 security update. However, the update was limited to international variants of the high-end smartphone. Now, one of the US variants of the Galaxy S21 has started getting the new security update. Galaxy S21 August 2022 […]

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Samsung’s Self-Repair program is live in the USA for a few Galaxy devices

Samsung’s self-repair program is going live in the United States today. Galaxy S20 / Galaxy S21 series and Galaxy Tab S7+ customers can now refer to Samsung’s Self-Repair program web portal, where they can purchase genuine replacement parts and iFixit repair tools. According to the tech giant, the idea behind the self-repair program is to allow customers to […]

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Samsung is secretly testing One UI 4.1.1 on the Galaxy S21 Ultra

Samsung has another Android OS beta program running behind closed doors. We learned about the internal One UI 5.0 beta for the Galaxy S22 series a couple of weeks ago, and now, Samsung appears to have launched a One UI 4.1.1 beta firmware for the Galaxy S21 Ultra in the UK. The One UI 4.1.1 […]

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Samsung Galaxy S21 on Verizon facing call quality issues

The June 2022 security patch appears to be causing issues for Galaxy S21 customers using Verizon’s network in the United States. According to multiple user reports, voice call quality takes a nosedive on the Verizon Galaxy S21 running the June 2022 update, and there doesn’t seem to be a solution to this problem yet. The […]

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Galaxy S21 gets July 2022 security update in the US

The international version of the Galaxy S21 started getting the July 2022 security update a few days ago. Now, the carrier-unlocked version of the phone has started getting a new update in the US. The carrier-locked version of the phone could soon get the update as well. The new software update for the carrier-unlocked version […]

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Samsung updates the Galaxy S21 series with the July 2022 security patch

The July 2022 security update is quickly becoming available for more Galaxy smartphones. After the Galaxy A32, A23, and S22 series got the update, Samsung is now bringing the new firmware to Galaxy S21 customers in Europe. The July 2022 security patch is now rolling out for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 […]

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Carrier-locked Galaxy S21 starts getting June 2022 security update in the US

The Galaxy S21 series received the June 2022 security patch in Europe on May 31. In the US, the update has now been released for carrier-locked versions of the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra. The latest software update for the carrier-locked version of the Galaxy S21 series comes with firmware version […]

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Galaxy S21 starts getting June 2022 security update in Europe

A few days ago, Samsung released the June 2022 security update. The new software was first released to the Galaxy Tab S7 series. Now, it is being rolled out to the Galaxy S21 series in Europe. The latest software update for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with firmware version […]

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Digital car key is now available in Samsung Pass for Genesis GV60 owners

In the beginning, we had car keys, and even though this item we now take for granted wasn’t used to start car engines for the first few decades of the automotive industry, the physical car key became the norm in the mid-20th century. Today, the concept of a physical car key is morphing into something […]

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Samsung may get sued for not including a charger with its phones

Samsung is facing backlash for removing wall chargers from flagship phone retail packages. Consumer groups in Brazil are taking legal action against the company, and Samsung isn’t the only one to suffer these consequences. Apple is in a similar situation after it stopped including wall chargers beginning with the iPhone 12. Samsung stopped including wall […]

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A new update is available for the unlocked Galaxy S21 in the United States

Samsung began updating the carrier-locked Galaxy S21 series in the United States with a new security patch roughly one week ago. Now, it’s time for the unlocked variants to steal the spotlight. The unlocked Galaxy S21 (SM-G991U1), Galaxy S21+ (SM-G996U1), and Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1) are now getting a new firmware update with the May […]

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Galaxy S21 gets May 2022 security update in the US

A few days ago, Samsung had released the May 2022 security update to the Galaxy S21’s international models in Europe. The South Korean firm has now started rolling out the update to the carrier-locked variants of the phones in the US. The latest software update for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy S21 […]

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These excellent camera features from Galaxy S22 are coming to older flagships

With the launch of the Galaxy S22, Samsung introduced a lot of camera-centric features. Now, the company has announced that some of those features are being rolled out to older high-end phones in the Galaxy Note, Galaxy S, and Galaxy series. The company’s older high-end phones have already started getting the new camera features in […]

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Buy a refurbished Galaxy S21 and save big on Sustainable Fashion Bundle

Samsung launched a couple of new eco-conscious accessories for the Galaxy S21 and the Galaxy Watch 4 series last month to celebrate Earth Day, but the company’s sustainability efforts continue. The same eco-friendly accessories designed by Sean Wotherspoon are now offered in a bundle at a discount for Samsung customers buying the refurbished Galaxy S21, […]

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Galaxy S21 starts getting May 2022 security update, starting with European region

Samsung has started rolling out its latest security update to the Galaxy S21 series. Galaxy S22 series phones were the first to get the May 2022 security update, but its availability has now been expanded to the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra in Europe. The latest software update for the Galaxy […]

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T-Mobile Galaxy S21+ 5G price drops down to mid-range levels

If you thought $675 for the factory renewed Galaxy S21 from Samsung wasn’t good enough of an offer, you may want to consider this other deal from Best Buy. With it, the T-Mobile Galaxy S21+ costs less than the renewed base Galaxy S21 and about the same as a mid-range Galaxy A phone. Best Buy customers in […]

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Re-Newed Galaxy S21 available direct from Samsung at amazing prices

The Galaxy S21 series is now available for pre-order at Samsung USA. Yes, you read that right. You didn’t step into a time portal and woke up in January 2021. It’s still April 2022, and the Galaxy S22 is the latest Samsung flagship. Nevertheless, the Galaxy S21 series is indeed available for pre-order from Samsung’s […]

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Galaxy S21 vs. Galaxy S22 camera battle: Is the newer camera better?

While the Ultra variants of Galaxy S series phones have been getting the latest and greatest camera innovations, the vanilla versions were stuck with 12MP cameras for far too long (since the Galaxy S7 days, so six years!). With the Galaxy S22, Samsung finally upgraded to a 50MP primary sensor, promising higher details, improved low-light […]

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Carrier-locked Galaxy S21 starts getting April 2022 security update in the US

Samsung started rolling out the April 2022 security update a few days ago, and the Galaxy S21 received it earlier this week. Yesterday, the update was released to the carrier-unlocked models of the Galaxy S21 in the US. Today, the new security update has been released to the carrier-locked variants of the Galaxy S21 series […]

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