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Best chargers for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

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It can be tricky to find a charger that’s worth buying, and we know how that is. So we’ve compiled a list of eight chargers for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge that are the best. We’ve included quality products paired with fast charging and sleek designs for the the ultimate guide to chargers, making it simple for anyone to order a new quality charger, whatever their price range may be.

With this broad range of charger types, we hope you find what you’re looking for.

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Best screen protectors for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

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It goes without saying, cases are one of the most important investments you can make, especially for a brand new smartphone like the Samsung alaxy S7 Edge. But, one thing just as important and often underlooked is a screen protector. Screens can get easily scratched up, thanks to coins or keys in your pocket. They’ll also protect your display against the everyday wear and tear. All in all, a screen protector keeps things looking like it’s in mint condition.

Not sure which one to get? No problem. We’ve done plenty of research and have combined all of the best screen protectors for the Galaxy S7 Edge in this list. Follow along below, and you’ll no doubt find the screen protector that meets your needs, and without breaking the bank, too!

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Home button scratches reveal chink in the armor of Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge devices

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After years of complaints from buyers that Samsung needed to step things up in their competition with Apple by incorporating a more premium construction, the company finally made the change to metal and glass construction for their smartphones. The use of these materials seems to invoke a better sense of using a high end device on the part of users. Another benefit one would expect is a reduction in the propensity for devices to suffer from “wear and tear” since metal and glass are less prone to damage than what plastic or other materials may suffer. However, new reports indicate Samsung may have missed a beat with their latest devices as the home buttons, which double as fingerprint scanners, appear to be prone to scratching. Read more

Samsung might be using Vulkan for a power saving TouchWiz launcher

Galaxy-S7-Edge-softwareVulkan is going to be a very big deal for mobile phones, but it’s going to do more than just improve the gaming experience on your smartphone. While most of the original buzz surrounding the efficient API was centered around lowering CPU overhead so 3D applications could run better and consume less energy, it looks like we’ll start to see that leveraged in simpler applications, too. Read more

‘Minecraft’ for the Gear VR is ready for you

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At GDC 2016, Oculus and Mojang announced that a special version of Minecraft was being developed for Samsung’s Gear VR. It would give one of the world’s most popular titles in history an immersive experience simply by adding a virtual reality headset. Mojang went live with the title for Samsung’s virtual reality headset earlier today, meaning owners of the Gear VR can start playing Minecraft.

Hit the break for details.

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