When you buy a $2,000 smartphone, you shouldn’t be the product
I’ve used a Samsung Galaxy smartphone almost every day for nearly 4 years. I used them because Samsung had fantastic hardware that was matched by (usually) excellent software. But in 2020, a Samsung phone is no longer my daily driver, and there’s one simple reason that’s the case: Ads.
Over the past few years, there’s been an explosion in the number of truly wireless earbuds — earbuds without any cables connecting to each other — to the point where it’s tough to say which ones are the best. Samsung, though, might take the crown with its Galaxy Buds Plus. Why? Let me explain.
The Galaxy S20 has an in-display fingerprint sensor that’s effectively identical to the S10’s, which isn’t a good thing. It was fine in the last-generation phone, but in-display fingerprint sensors have come a long way and kind of left the S20 series behind. Even if the component itself isn’t great, you can do a few things that will make the most of what you have. Here’s how you can speed up your S20’s fingerprint sensor experience.
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There’s only a month or so left until the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra makes its debut, but leaks have been relatively quiet. Today, though, a page on Samsung’s own website in Russia inadvertently leaked the “Galaxy Note 20 Ultra” in some high-res photos.