Detailed teardown shows what makes Galaxy S7 water resistant [Video]

You’ve perhaps heard of the JerryRigEverything YouTube by now. Normally, the channel’s videos are made viral because of the host’s tendency to subject brand new expensive smartphones to in-depth and brutal durability tests. Normally that involves scratching the screen, bending the device and burning the display.

In his latest video however, Jerry took time out to show some genuinely useful information. Peeling back the layers, we get a look at exactly what Samsung has done to make the Galaxy S7 water resistant…

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Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+: Android 7.1 Nougat update coming soon [Update]

Update 8/28/2017 — Yodafone has since updated the thread where this Update Weekly Recap was posted to say that the 7.1 listing was a typo for 7.0. The update is simply for security patches and bug fixes. Sorry, guys.

Samsung’s Galaxy S8/S8+ are two of the most notable smartphones of the year, but one thing that they’ve been lacking ever since their release is the latest version of Android. Thanks to an update from Vodafone Australia, it looks like the Android 7.1 update is right around the corner.

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Samsung’s Galaxy S7 camera is awesome [Gallery]

We all know that the Galaxy S7 is a capable smartphone. A pretty awesome one, in fact; so much so that we have even suggested that it may represent the very end of the “Smartphone 1.0” era.

It nails almost everything one would want their most used pocket-computer to have: a stunning design, a gorgeous display, fantastic battery life, surprisingly solid software, a few other features here and there, and most of: all a jaw-dropping camera…

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The OnePlus 3’s Dash Charge is faster than the Galaxy S7, and OnePlus wants you to know it [Video]

Despite being a relatively new company whose products often tend to lighten your wallets less than the likes of, say, Samsung or Apple, OnePlus is a company that always makes sure its voice is heard loud and clear. This is especially true when it comes down to reaffirming its position in the tech realm; and that, often, leads to direct comparisons like the one posted today…

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Samsung announces that Android 7.1.1 Nougat is coming to Galaxy S7, S7 edge in January

In November, Samsung opened the Galaxy Beta Program so that users of the Galaxy S7 or S7 edge could beta test and provide feedback on the upcoming release of Nougat. After rolling out the fourth major update last week, Samsung has announced that they will release the final and official build of Android 7.1.1 Nougat to their flagship devices in January…

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This Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge concept is pretty, but it doesn’t make much sense [Gallery]

Case manufacturers are already making cases for the Galaxy S7 (and its design doesn’t look much different than the Galaxy S6), but that’s not stopping Curved from posting the Galaxy S7 of its dreams. Curved’s designs are always pretty, but as is the case with this one, they’re not always the most logical. As you can see, this design puts the USB Type-C port on the top of the device, a microSD slot on the bottom, and another edged screen along the bottom of its face…

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More alleged Samsung Galaxy S7 camera module and display images leak

The Samsung Galaxy S7’s release is approaching quickly and with that comes the leaks of several aspects of the device. GsmArena today has received images of both the front panel and camera module of the upcoming flagship. These images were snagged from the product line, most likely the production ready version, but a developer model based upon markings.

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Samsung will reportedly resume Galaxy Note 7 sales on October 21st

Samsung is preparing to start replacing recalled Galaxy Note 7s here in the United States in just a couple of days, but for anyone who wants to purchase a new device, well, they still can’t. Since Samsung first announced the Note 7 recall, Samsung has had sales of the Note 7 on pause, but now VentureBeat is reporting that sales will be resuming a bit later than we expected…

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In the fallout of the Galaxy Note 7, a Coral Blue Galaxy S7 Edge seems to be on the way

There’s a lot that’s unique about the Galaxy Note 7, including the new Coral Blue color option. This color was first introduced on the Galaxy Note 7, but with that device going off the market this week, the color dies with it. However, it looks like Samsung may be working on introducing a new Coral Blue Galaxy S7 Edge.

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