Samsung may keep the Galaxy S7 “Always On” with its own ambient notifications

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It seems that Samsung will be following Motorola, Nokia and Google’s lead on the “Active Display,” “Glance Screen” and “Ambient Display” features with its own power-conscious notifications system. But you gotta have a catchy name to come with. That’s where Samsung will take a page from one of the more often thrown-around phrases in the industry: the “Always On Display.”

The company applied for a trademark last week for the term that is used to describe a “computer application software for smartphones […] namely, software for personal information management.” We don’t know how Samsung’s composed this feature — whether it’s all organic code or is laid upon what Android Marshmallow already offers.

It’s likely that we’ll see both the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge with the feature and their respective boxes touting the “Always On Display.”

Source: US Patent and Trademark Office
Via: PhoneArena

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Jules Wang
Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.