Using an Apple Watch shows how Google and Samsung have been left in the dust

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The app ecosystem on the Apple Watch is so far ahead of Google and Samsung, it's embarrassing. Mobile Apple Watch SE Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Wear OS 3

Google chooses Samsung over Qualcomm to make the Pixel 6 5G modem

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Samsung is in and Qualcomm is out when it coms to making the upcoming Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro modem. Mobile News 5G Google qualcomm SamsungWhat does this mean for 5G and other specs?


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Samsung is Terminating Its VR Video Apps on All Devices

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With the end of Samsung Gear VR, it seems the South Korean tech giant is also doing away with its VR video apps as well. The company is ending service for all of its Samsung XR apps across the web, mobile, and VR headset platforms. Image courtesy Samsung.

Reality Bytes: Samsung, Google & Fortnite

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We continue the narrative this week with Maher’s look at Samsung’s AR glasses, Google Maps’ new parking integration and film festivals in Fortnite. Google Maps integrates with a few tech companies to allow you to pay for parking within its app.

Google Pixel Buds, Samsung Galaxy Buds get massive price cuts at Staples

Digital Trends

You should check out Staples' discounts for the Google Pixel Buds 2 and Samsung Galaxy Buds+ before they're gone. Deals Home Theater Mobile google pixel buds 2 headphone deals Home Theater Deals mobile deals Samsung Galaxy Buds Deals Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus staples 2021

Galaxy Watch 4 images leak, revealing the fruits of Samsung-Google collaboration

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New live images of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic has leaked, just a week out from launch, offering us our first glimpse of Samsung's OneUI watch interface.

Nreal Light AR Smart Glasses Will Be Bundled With Latest Samsung And LG Smartphones


Available now for pre-order, the Nreal Light AR smart glasses connect with compatible Android smartphones to bring your favorite apps, such as Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Google Chrome, to life in augmented reality.

Google Pixel 4a vs. Samsung Galaxy A51: Battle of the budgets

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The Samsung Galaxy A51 is stunning and the Pixel 4a has a knockout camera, but which phone is best all-around? Android Buying Guides Mobile Buyers Guide Google Google Pixel 4a Samsung Samsung Galaxy A51

Custom UIs could make or break Google and Samsung’s Wear smartwatch software

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Mobile Opinion Wearables custom UI Google Samsung Wear Wear OSThe user interface on a Wear smartwatch will be customizable by the manufacturer, which as great as it may sound, could also bring about serious problems.

Former Samsung Vice President Joins Google Daydream Team


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Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 will be its most powerful smartwatch yet

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A new leak sheds some light on the powerful new processor of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 before its August 11 launch. Mobile News Wearables Google Wear Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 classic

Surprise! Samsung Is Also Having an Event Next Week

GizModo VR

Samsung just announced that its next event, Galaxy Unpacked part two , is on Wednesday, Oct. 18, and Google will officially launch the Pixel 6 on Tuesday, Oct.… If you love gadgets, next week is going to be a pretty big deal.

What to Expect From Samsung's Big Foldable Phone Event

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Whether you’ve been waiting with bated breath to see what’s next from Samsung or you’re simply in the market for something new, you might want to tune in to Samsung’s next Galaxy Unpacked event on Aug.

Samsung is reportedly building a chip that tracks body movements for Google

Digital Trends

The South Korean company is reportedly working on more than one chips for Google. Mobile News Fitbit Google Samsung

Google Fi now sells Samsung's 5G smartphones

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Google's mobile broadband service Google Fi has cozied up with Samsung to directly sell you a varied offer of Samsung's 5G smartphones. More about Samsung , 5g , Google Fi , Tech , and Smartphones. Samsung 5g Google Fi Tech Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE image leaks, confirming specs

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Samsung accidentally leaked an image of Galaxy S21 FE, and a recent Google Play Console listing confirmed some much-rumored specs. Android Mobile News Samsung Galaxy S21 FE

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus vs. Google Pixel 4 XL: Which big phone wins?

Digital Trends

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus is big and beautiful, but can it beat Google's Pixel 4 XL? Android Buying Guides Mobile Buyers Guide galaxy s20 plus Google Pixel 4 XL SamsungWe compared the two across a range of core categories to find out.

Samsung Galaxy S21 vs. Google Pixel 5: Which should you get?

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The new Samsung Galaxy S21 is finally here -- but is it really a better buy than Google's Pixel 5? Android Buying Guides Mobile Galaxy S21 Galaxy S21 vs Google Pixel 5 pixel 5 Samsung

Smart Home at Google I/O 2021: Everything new

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Google announced a handful of new smart home innovations at the return of the company's annual I/O event. Mobile Smart Home Android Google Google Assistant Google I/O 2021 Samsung

Samsung and Google Will Work Together to Make Android Smartwatches Good

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Well, folks, the rumors that Samsung is abandoning Tizen for Google’s Wear OS smartwatch platform turned out to be true. At the Google I/O keynote today, Google revealed it’s partnering with Samsung to create a new unified platform that mashes together Wear OS and Tizen OS.

Don't Expect More Software Updates for the Samsung Galaxy S8

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Samsung will no longer push software updates to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones. samsung galaxy samsung samsung galaxy s8 samsung mobile phones samsung gear vr mobile phones iphone google qualcomm bixby samsung galaxy note 7 technology internet smartphone smartphones

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G vs. Pixel 4a 5G

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It may be more affordable than the S21 line, but the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is a powerful smartphone. But is it better than the Google Pixel 4a 5G? Android Buying Guides Mobile Google Pixel 4a 5G Samsung Galaxy A52 Samsung Galaxy A52 5G smartphone comparisons

Oculus SDK Drops Support For Samsung Gear VR


Recent versions of the Oculus Mobile SDK drop support for the Samsung Gear VR mobile headset. The Samsung Gear VR is a smartphone-based VR headset. Like Google Cardboard and its plastic derivatives, users slot in their smartphone which acts as the display and computer.

Samsung just announced the most powerful Wear OS chip for the Galaxy Watch 4

Digital Trends

Samsung today announced the Exynos W920, its newest wearable processor. The company says it'll power its upcoming smartwatch powered by Google's Wear OS. Mobile Wearables Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2021 Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

Leaked Listing Fully Reveals Google's Pixel 6 a Week Ahead of Launch

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We’re barely more than a week out from Google’s Pixel 6 launch event , but it seems we’re getting a huge preview of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro thanks to an online listing that looks like it was accidentally posted a bit too early.

Samsung Teases Support for Ray Tracing on Its Next Exynos Chip

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In a glimpse of what could bring a big boost to mobile graphics, Samsung just teased an image showing support for ray tracing on one of its upcoming Exynos processors.

Google is Bringing Daydream Compatibility to Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG’s Next Flagship Phone

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Google I/O has begun, the company’s annual developer conference, and amidst expectations of a new all-in-one VR headset , the company announced that Samsung’s Galaxy S8/S8 plus and LG’s next flagship phone will be officially receiving Google Daydream support. Taking the stage at I/O, Clay Bavor, the head of Google’s VR team, announced that Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus phones will finally be receiving Daydream support via a software update this summer.

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 Is Here, and Samsung Has Finally Hit Its Stride

GizModo VR

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold phones are some of the best examples of how flexible display tech can change an entire class of devices, even in a category as established as smartphones. And now three years in, it feels like Samsung is really hitting its stride with the new Galaxy Z Fold 3.

We're Liveblogging Samsung's Foldable Phone Event Right Here

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After a seemingly endless string of leaks and rumors, Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event is finally here. It’s shaping up to be quite a doozy, so to keep up with all the latest news and info, we’re going to be liveblogging the entire event right here. Read more.

Pixel 6 Preview: Here's What Google's First Smartphone Chip Can Do

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Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy lineup took about five years to really hit their stride. Now with five smartphones of its own in the books, Google is gearing up for some major changes that could propel the Pixel lineup to mainstream success.

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Samsung Confirms: Better Foldables With Stylus Support Are Coming, but No New Galaxy Note

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With a little over two weeks to go until Samsung’s next big Unpacked Event , the company’s president and head of mobile communications just published a new blog confirming details and features long rumored to be included in Samsung’s next batch of foldable phones.

Google Gifts 5G Android Smartphones with 'the Mandalorian' AR App

Next Reality AR

With the new season of The Mandalorian underway, Google has launched a new AR app that enables some Star Wars fans to connect with virtual characters in between new episodes.

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What To Expect From Google's Pixel 6 Event

GizModo VR

If you’ve been holding out on buying a new phone in anticipation of Google’s Pixel 6, next week is when we find out every single detail.

Facebook Ends Samsung Gear VR Software Updates, 360 Video Downloads & Films


Facebook is ending software updates for the Samsung Gear VR. The Samsung Gear VR is a smartphone-based VR headset. Like Google Cardboard and its plastic derivatives, users slot in their smartphone which acts as the display and computer.

Google releases YouTube Music for Wear OS, refreshes apps with Material You design

Digital Trends

Google today announced a slew of features coming to Wear OS including YouTube Music, Google Maps, Messages By Google, and expanded Google Pay support. Android Mobile News Wearables Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2021 Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Wear OS youtube music

Samsung's Galaxy A52 5G Gives You the Most Phone for Your Money

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Samsung’s Galaxy A52 5G has a lot to live up to. Not only is it the successor to last year’s top-selling Android phone , but it’s also the star of Samsung’s new mid-range A-Series (the slightly more premium Galaxy A72 isn’t coming to the U.S).

Samsung's New Wear OS Smartwatch Just Leaked

GizModo VR

Rumors are swirling around Samsung’s next-gen smartwatches, but so far, they’ve focused mostly on whether Samsung would truly switch to Wear OS. Now that it’s been confirmed that the company is joining forces with Google, we’re waiting to see what that new watch will look like.