Possible image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks

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Samsung has been working on some new tablets to be released in June to be the successors to the Galaxy Tab S devices. The new devices are expected to be named the Galaxy Tab S2 and will come in both 8-inch and 9.7-inch sizes with both WiFi-only and WiFi+cellular variants. A new leak from Twitter tipster @OnLeaks claims to reveal an image of the larger, 9.7-inch version of the Galaxy Tab S2. Read more

Samsung confirms Lollipop for Galaxy Note 2 in some markets

 

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Despite recent confirmation that Galaxy Note 2 wouldn’t be receiving Lollipop, Samsung Danmark took to Twitter that some variants of the device would be getting it.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2’s out of Denmark (CSC code: NEE) will get the update. In another tweet, Samsung Danmark said both the Galaxy Note 2 (GT-N7100) and the Galaxy Note 2 4G (G5-N7105) will get Lollipop. However, the updates will occur at different times, and there is currently no info as to which one will come first.

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Samsung Gear VR for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge now available online

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The first virtual reality headset for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is now available online. Owners of those two Samsung devices can head over to Samsung or Best Buy’s sites to purchase the Gear VR Innovator Edition headset. Both are selling the virtual reality headset for $199. If choosing Best Buy’s in-store pickup, the wait is about 3-5 days. The electronics retailer will start selling the Gear VR Innovator Edition in its stores on May 15.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge receiving firmware update, said to fix the RAM management issues

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It’s been common knowledge that the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge smartphones have suffered from RAM management issues that affect the handsets performance when users attempt to multitask. Samsung acknowledged the bug a while ago, and now we have news that the Korean company is in the process of pushing out a firmware update to rectify the problem.

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Samsung’s #TextsFromMom promotion celebrates Mother’s Day with a chance to win a Galaxy S6 edge

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Mother’s Day is fast approaching (May 10th in case you’d forgotten), and usually we expect a bunch of schmaltzy advertisements from all and sundry as they attempt to cash in on the occasion. Not so with Samsung this year, as the Korean company has decided to take a more humorous approach with its #TextsFromMom promotion, where you stand a chance to win a Galaxy S6 edge.

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New South Korean chip plant to begin production in first half of 2017, Samsung says

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Samsung Electronics revealed that its new South Korean-based chip plant will begin production in the first half of 2017. As smartphone earnings begin to slow, the company hopes that the new plant will provide more growth.

Based out of the city of Pyeongtaek, Samsung plans on investing 15.6 trillion won or $14.4 billion in the factory, which is the largest amount of money Samsung has ever committed to a single facility.

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Samsung’s round Galaxy Gear A smartwatch delayed

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While there hasn’t been any news on a product launch just yet, sources at SamMobile allegedly revealed that Samsung’s next Gear smartwatch, the rounded Gear A, has been delayed until later this year.

SamMobile says that the Gear A will be launching alongside the Galaxy Note 5 at IFA later this year, which makes sense, since Samsung’s smartwatches have a history of launching alongside major devices. However, the publication does say that a launch time frame is still in discussion. That said, launching alongside the Galaxy Note 5 is not set in stone, yet.

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