Samsung’s Fast Wireless Charging Stand is probably the best accessory it has released in recent years. I say that because it not only offers fast wireless charging to your supported phone, it also acts as a stand to give you that constant proper desk-level view for prime interactivity. If you don’t already own one, you should take advantage of the Flash Steals deal today that prices the device at just $24.99. (more…)
This afternoon, during their official press event for CES 2017, Samsung took the stage for the first time since the Galaxy Note 7 recall. Their opening remarks addressed the recall directly, noting how “challenging” the past year has been. Samsung Electronics America president Tim Baxter also suggested that the company is close to revealing the cause of the phone’s battery failures. (more…)
Alright, the big event of CES 2017 press day is here – Samsung takes the stage in moments. This is always the biggest of them all, even if that has meant a focus on TVs and other electronics outside of mobile in recent years. Samsung is just that damn big and people show up to see what they have in store for the coming year.
Should we expect anything at all in the mobile field? That’s tough to say, but I’m leaning towards “No.” There is always a chance that a random tablet or something shows up, but Samsung seems ready to talk QLED TVs and appliances for 2017. Samsung saves its mobile announcements for stand-alone events later in the year or MWC. Whatever happens, though, we’ll pass along word.
The live stream – which we’ve included above – kicks off at 2PM Pacific.
According to notices arriving on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices running the Android Nougat beta through Samsung’s Galaxy Beta program, no new beta releases are expected before the stable update arrives next month. In other words, the beta program is done as Samsung looks to polish off the finishing touches before releasing the update to all. (more…)