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Galaxy S7 Active spotted at WiFi Alliance with Android 8.0 Oreo

5 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

According to records from the WiFi Alliance, the Android 8.0 Oreo update may soon arrive on the Galaxy S7 Active. As with most Android updates, it is a guessing game as to when the update will drop.
If we look to devices that have already received Oreo, we may be able to divine a rough time. The Galaxy S8, which received its WiFi certification in early January, started receiving Oreo in February. So, we could start seeing the update in mid-July. Of course, it could take a while for Samsung to push the update to carriers and then for carriers to ...
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Slow Galaxy S9 sales may lead to a drop in profits for Samsung, according to analysts

Slow Galaxy S9 sales may lead to a drop in profits for Samsung, according to analysts

5 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

For the past six fiscal quarters, Samsung has continued to grow its profits year-on-year thanks to strong growth in the semiconductor sector. However, if the latest predictions from industry analysts are correct, Samsung looks set to post a decline in Q2 of 2018, and it may all be down to slow smartphone sales.
According to analysts, Samsung's profits are expected to sit at $13.64 billion for the three-month period, representing a decline of 6%, while overall sales will also see a decline of 5% to $53.4 billion. This is due, in part, to slow Galaxy S9 sales that are seemingly lagging ...
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Trump might be endangering Apple's sky-high profits

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U.S. carriers commit to stop selling customer location data to brokers

U.S. carriers commit to stop selling customer location data to brokers

AT&T and Verizon have confirmed that they will stop selling customer location data to brokers who then sell it to others. Verizon confirmed the move in a letter to Senator Ron... Read more ...

U.S lawmakers warn Canada to consider Huawei a national security risk to the...

U.S lawmakers warn Canada to consider Huawei a national security risk to the country

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Survival Mode improvements are coming to Street Fighter V, alongside a new...

Survival Mode improvements are coming to Street Fighter V, alongside a new feature: Menat's “Fighting Chance”

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Galaxy Note 9 screen panel leak: still notchless

Galaxy Note 9 screen panel leak: still notchless

Anyone and everyone have a notch these days that it's easier to actually count who doesn't. There's Oppo with its new Find X “slider”, Vivo with its elevating Nex, Sony, HTC... Read more ...

Retail Moto X4 and Amazon Prime versions start getting Android 8.1 Oreo

Retail Moto X4 and Amazon Prime versions start getting Android 8.1 Oreo

The Project Fi Moto X4 got its promised Android 8.1 Oreo update more than a month ago, but the retail and Amazon Prime variants were skipped from the initial roll-out. Well... Read more ...

Carriers promise to stop selling your location to data brokers

Carriers promise to stop selling your location to data brokers

Our smartphones have practically become extensions of our bodies and lives, holding the keys not just to our captured memories but, often, also to online accounts and even... Read more ...

Facebook Messenger gets autoplay video ads and there's nothing you can do...

Facebook Messenger gets autoplay video ads and there's nothing you can do about it

UPDATE: We've been approached by Facebook's reps who said they are rolling out the video ads very gradually to a very small percentage of people. We also have an official... Read more ...

Samsung video shows you how to customize the Galaxy S9/S9+ screen

Samsung video shows you how to customize the Galaxy S9/S9+ screen

One of the many features of the Android operating system is its ability to allow users to customize the display. A video released by Samsung the other day, is a quick guide... Read more ...

Google Podcasts app download on Google Play

Google Podcasts app download on Google Play

Google released their Google Podcasts experience in app form this morning to the surprise of Podcast lovers everywhere. Before now, Google had a podcast-collecting experience... Read more ...