Samsung Galaxy S7 devices getting update on T-Mobile network

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T-Mobile has started pushing out an update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. The update pushes the devices up to version PC8. The update should surface for users as a notification of an available over-the-air update, although users can manually check by heading to Settings -> About device and check for updates. The changes included appear to be security and stability improvements. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 leads way for company’s financial rebound

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After a couple years in which the world’s leading smartphone manufacturer struggled to achieve forward momentum, Samsung is seeing several decisions come together to yield a financial turnaround for the company. The new path forward is being blazed by the release of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, which are outperforming expectations. These positive results led several investment analysts and brokerage firms to upgrade their forecasts for the first quarter. Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge cases

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The Galaxy S7 Edge from Samsung is one of the hottest (and most expensive) devices of the year. It’s a premium phone, and costs quite a pretty penny. As a result, you might just want to protect your investment. It’s a very good idea, as you never know what could happen to your device. In fact, just the other day, thinking I didn’t need a case, I cracked the display on my Galaxy S7 Edge.

Cracks and other blemishes are mistake that you cannot reverse, but you can usually stop them from appearing in the first place by throwing a case over your device. We’re going to cover all of the best cases that are available for the Galaxy S7 Edge, particularly options that offer the most protection.

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Still waiting for your free Gear VR? Samsung will give you $100 instead

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When the company announced the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge at MWC 2016 in February, Samsung included a special bonus where anyone who pre-ordered either device would receive a free virtual reality headset. Including the Gear VR at no extra cost proved to be a smart move as Samsung experienced better-than-expected demand prior to the March 11 release date.

It actually turns out that so many people pre-ordered the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge and forced Samsung to push back the delivery times for free virtual reality headsets. Samsung just doesn’t have enough Gear VR units on its hands to ship to everyone who submitted a claim and was approved.

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AT&T will throw in a Samsung Smart TV with Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge orders

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As if the excitement surrounding the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones is not enough to help drive sales, AT&T is offering to throw a new television set in the mix subject to certain requirements. The TV is a Samsung 48-inch LED model that normally retails for $450. To take advantage of this deal, consumers have to buy one of Samsung’s new flagship smartphones using an AT&T Next plan and activate a new AT&T line or new DIRECTV service. Read more