Samsung’s latest trademark hints at its future smartphone naming strategy

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

While it seemed as though Samsung had created a pretty consistent naming strategy that saw the release of new devices annually under the Galaxy A3, A5, and A7 monikers, the South Korean company ultimately decided to switch things up earlier this year with the release of the Galaxy A6 and A8 lines. However, if the brand’s latest trademark filings are anything to go by, yet another change to its naming strategy may be on the way.

Revealed in a filing with the EUIPO, Samsung has requested trademarks for the Galaxy …

Google Play Music mimics Youtube Music, now showing details about upcoming concerts

Google rolls out a new feature to its subscription-based music streaming platform Google Play Music. The feature will simply let the user know about the upcoming music event nearby. Things like places, ticket info. is just a tap away! This should not be a new feature if you are already familiar with Youtube Music which…

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The devolution of this key feature of WhatsApp will prevent mob-lynching in India

There are plenty of reports surface almost every day here in India about mob-lynching. The disastrous event does not entirely thrive on social media like WhatsApp, other catalysts occasionally play a critical role. In the wake of these chaotic events, both the Indian Government and WhatsApp have taken some steps to lessen the activities which…

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Press render leaks revealing the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in Lilac Purple

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is expected to be unveiled on August 9th. Consumers will reportedly get their first opportunity at reserving a unit on August 14th, with the launch of the phablet allegedly taking place on August 24th. Just yesterday, we showed you some leaked photos of the phone, including one live snapshot of the device. Now, we have a press render of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 dressed up in Lilac Purple.
The Galaxy Note 9 is expected to hit the market carrying a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display, with a resolution of 1440 x 2960. In the U.S. and China, the Snapdragon …

Nokia 3.1 is available in Poland too

Nokia 3.1 has either become available or has been released in many markets so far including India, UK, USA, Germany, UAE France and others. Read our full Nokia 3.1 coverage here. Now, the good news is that it is available in one more European market, Poland. Nokia 3.1 is priced at 699,00 zł in Poland and can be bought…

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Motorsport Manager Mobile 3 hits Android and iOS devices

The sequel to the Motorsport Manager Mobile 2 that made its debut on Android and iOS exactly one year ago has just been released in the App Store and Google Play Store. Just like the predecessor, it doesn’t come for free, but it’s not that expensive either. The game can be purchased for $3.99 regardless of what platform you choose to play it on.

If you’re a fan of the series, you’ll be happy to know that the third installment in the series features many improvements over the previous titles. It has a brand new Supplier Network feature that allows players to make their team’s presence known …

Unannounced Sony Xperia XZ3 appears in case renders

The still-unannounced Sony Xperia XZ3 was the subject of a listing on MobileFun; the U.K. e-tailer is accepting pre-orders for the phone. MobileFun now also has a set of Xperia XZ3 cases listed on its website which give us a glimpse of what the phone may look like. Design-wise, the phone appears to share a lot with the Xperia XZ2, including the glass construction and the awkward placement of the fingerprint reader at the back. A dual-camera arrangement is also present.
The handset will reportedly feature a 5.7-inch display with a 1080 x 2160 resolution for an …

Deal: Samsung Level Active wireless earphones now cost just $19.99 (75% off)

If you need new wireless earphones but don’t have more than $20 to spend, Samsung has a deal for you. The company is currently selling its Level Active wireless earbuds for just $19.99 – that’s 75% off the regular price of $79.99. At this moment, only the blue version of the Level Active can be bought at $19.99, and there are no discounts on any of the other color variants (black, green, white, pink).
The Samsung Level Active wireless earphones are sweat- and splash-resistant, being designed for active people. They feature Bluetooth 4.1, flexible …

Larger Samsung Galaxy Watch with 1.3-inch screen vists the FCC

A couple of days ago, we passed along the news that the Samsung Galaxy Watch had received thumbs up from the FCC. The models that were included in the certification were SM-R815U for the U.S. and SM-R815W for Canada. Today, a different Galaxy Watch model, SM-R805U received its approval from the U.S. regulatory agency. This model is larger as it weighs in at 48mm with a 1.3-inch display. That compares with the 43.4mm case and 1.2-inch screen on the SM-R815.
Both variants of the Samsung Galaxy Watch support the same LTE bands, which means that the larger unit will also …

U.S. carriers to roll out Android 8.0 Oreo for Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) soon

Samsung has already updated most of its flagships smartphones eligible for Android Oreo updates, and it has just started to provide similar updates to many of its mid-range handsets. The last year Galaxy J7 is likely to be among the phones that Samsung will update to Android 8.0 Oreo very soon, as a recent Wi-Fi Alliance listing suggests.

The Galaxy J7 (2017) made its debut in the United States last year, but many carriers in the country have it on sale under different names. Even so, the model names of the smartphone are almost similar and they’ve all been spotted at the Wi-Fi Alliance …