How to perform a software update via Samsung Kies


If you’re a Samsung smartphone or tablet owner, I’m pretty sure you’ve been notified at some point or another that there’s a software update available for your device through ‘Kies’. Many users discard the notification and wait for the over-the-air (OTA) update to roll out simply because they’re unsure what to do. But the funny thing is that performing a software update through Samsung Kies is extremely simple.

We are going to show you how to install a software update via Samsung Kies.

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Invites sent out for August 13 event hosted by Samsung


Next month, Samsung will take to New York City for an event that introduces the world to its “latest mobile innovations.” Earlier today, we received the invite for an event being held on August 13 where Samsung is expected to introduce the Galaxy Note 5 and perhaps the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. The image for the invite (seen above) does not give any clear idea of what is to come from Samsung, but the curves could indicate a shift in design language.

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Samsung refining marketing strategy for Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Galaxy Note 5


According to new reports coming out of Korea, Samsung is refining their marketing strategy relative to the release of a couple new smartphones taking place in August. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus are both large screen smartphones slated for release in mid-August. Samsung is in the process of finalizing how they plan to market two flagship-class smartphones simultaneously and determining what resources will be applied. Read more

Samsung’s new monitors have Wireless Charging baked in


The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge have built-in wireless charging, so why not a monitor? That may well have been Samsung’s thinking when it comes to its newly announced SE370 Full-HD monitors. And you have to admit, it makes sense, many of us have our smartphones nearby when we sit at the computer. Wireless charging built-in to the base of the monitor would be more than handy, allowing us to keep our compatible handsets topped up as well as keeping the clutter of extra cables to a minimum.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 may not come with auto-ejectable S Pen


Last week, patents belonging to Samsung for an auto-ejectable stylus were uncovered. Many believed that the technology protected by those patents would be implemented into the Galaxy Note 5. Those hoping for this feature may have to wait a bit longer as a new report claims that Samsung’s patents for an auto-ejectable stylus have no effect on the Galaxy Note 5’s design.

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