No Android Oreo for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge after all, and no more security updates either
Not only will Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge stay on Nougat for all eternity after all, but the two spring 2015 flagships have had their security updates terminated as well.
Believe it or not, Android Oreo could be headed for Samsung’s ancient Galaxy S6… someday
Customer care reps are far from the world’s most reliable source of software update info, but a number of them seem certain the Galaxy S6 will get Oreo.
T-Mobile ‘approves’ Nougat update for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, rolling out ‘this week’
The last of the “big four” US carriers to bring Samsung’s old but gold Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge up to date will do so by the end of this week.
iPhone 6s is most bought smartphone in three continents
According to ScientiaMobile, Apple has taken 18 slots in the top five sets of the six major continents. Samsung has taken ten.
AT&T sends Android 7.0 Nougat updates to Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and Active all at once
Android 7.0 Nougat is most likely the final major update for AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Active, so you better enjoy it.
Samsung Galaxy S7 duo passes 55 million sales milestone before S8 sees daylight
According to Strategy Analytics research, Samsung has managed to sell 55 million Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge units by the end of March 2017.
Samsung Gear VR with Controller launches soon at $129 total, $39 buys you just the controller
What the Gear VR was missing was a controller. Thank goodness we finally have that now as we have more specs, dates and pricing to talk about.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge follows S6 Edge in taking top Glomo Awards honors
According to the GSM Association, the organizer of the Mobile World Congress, last year’s best smartphone was the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
T-Mobile offers free year of Netflix with Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge while testing Nougat
The T-Mobile deals just keep coming, with Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge buyers now given complimentary Netflix subscriptions for a limited time.
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Samsung boldly expects 60 million Galaxy S8 unit shipments, 100 million J-series sales
Can the Galaxy S8 beat the S7, S6 and S5’s box-office numbers this year? Probably, although 60 million units still sounds like a lot of phones.
AT&T finally joins Black Friday festivities with free iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7, discounted LG G5
AT&T is the last of America’s big four wireless service providers to launch and discreetly detail its Black Friday deals, including a free iPhone 7.
Google Pixel adoption rates outpacing Nexus 6P
The data comes from analytics firm Appboy and shows comparable use rates between the Pixel and Pixel XL with major growth in their first week of sales.
T-Mobile confirms upcoming Nougat updates for two HTC phones, seven Samsungs
T-Mobile is currently waiting for ‘manufacturer development’ of Nougat goodie packs for select HTC and Samsung phones to wrap up.
eBay deal sees unlocked Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ price plunge to $360
It may feel like a featherweight in a few hours in some ways next to the Galaxy Note 7, but at $360, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is still a great bargain.
T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge just $330 today only, but there are other deals
If you’re not reading this on July 1 and didn’t get to take $350 off the Galaxy S6 edge, you’ve got a whole July 4th weekend of savings at T-Mobile.
Galaxy S7, S6 flagships, Gear VR discounted 20+ percent off
Dailysteals is discounting different versions of the Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, Note 5, Galaxy S7 and S7 edge along with the Gear VR headset.
Verizon $300 discount applies to all phones above $400
As long as you get a phone with a retail price above $400 and pay for it over 24 months at Verizon, you’ve got some good choices here.
Samsung Galaxy On5 and LG Stylo 2 Plus headed for MetroPCS soon
MetroPCS is in full process of replacing a series of old phones with new, low-cost ones, including the Samsung Galaxy On5 and LG Stylo 2 Plus.
Latest Samsung Pay perk simmers down to $20 gift card
$20 won’t be able to get you much at the places the money will be valid at. Maybe half a dinner, a movie ticket, a sock or two…
Galaxy S7 edge, LG G5, HTC One A9, Lumia 950 part of AT&T BOGO craze
The One A9, the Galaxy S7 edge, the LG G5 and the Lumia 950 are just some of the many phones participating in this BOGO offer at AT&T.
Androids crash way more often than iPhones, Galaxy S6 leads shame list
A new study focused on ‘mobile device performance and health’ found that Android handhelds failed almost twice as often as iPhones in Q1 2016.
Sprint has a sweet new deal in place for first-time Samsung Pay users
The latest in a long line of Samsung Pay promotions nets Sprint-subscribing new buyers of Galaxy flagships up to $100 in various gift cards.
Republic Wireless graduates to T-Mobile partnership, upcoming support for major phones
Hybrid MVNO Republic Wireless is moving up in the carrier world, picking up backup T-Mobile connectivity and a number of widely popular Android phones.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active specs revealed to include 5.5-inch Quad HD screen
The question is not if the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is real, but when will it see daylight on AT&T and exactly how large and powerful is it?
Market research confirms Samsung Galaxy S7 is comfortably outselling the S6
In case you doubted the early rampant success of the Samsung Galaxy S7 duo, fresh research shows demand is on a fast rise compared to the S6 in 2015.