How to restore Lenovo devices on stock firmware on Linux

Ever since various custom ROMs began being released for the Lenovo Tab 4 8 Plus, I have rarely gone back to stock. However, after a ROM installation went wrong, I had to. I tried using the Lenovo Rescue and Smart Assistant (LMSA) but for some reason it failed to restore and did not detect aContinue reading “How to restore Lenovo devices on stock firmware on Linux”

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Galaxy Unpacked to take place on 5th August

Galaxy Unpacked, Samsung’s announcement event that happens twice every year, will take place on the 5th August. At Galaxy Unpacked, they are likely to announce the Galaxy Note 20 along other stuff. The livestream will be taking place at 5pm BST live on the 5th August. This year because of coronavirus, it will only beContinue reading “Galaxy Unpacked to take place on 5th August”

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OneUI 2.1 released for Galaxy S9

The OneUI 2.1 update with June 2020 security patch has been released for Galaxy S9 and S9+ phones. Currently, the update is only available to download in Germany, Taiwan, and Korea, but we can expect to see it roll out to further countries during the coming weeks. The update includes features such as Quick Share,Continue reading “OneUI 2.1 released for Galaxy S9”

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Five reasons to buy the Galaxy S9 in 2020

The Galaxy S9 may be over two years old now but this phone still has a lot of redeeming qualities that make it perfect for anyone looking to buy a flagship in 2020.

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Opinion: Samsung need to start using the Snapdragon processor worldwide in their flagship phones

Samsung have always used two different chips for its phones: The latest Qualcomm Snapdragom, some parts of Asia such as China and Hong Kong, as well as Latin America, and the USA, as well as their own Exynos processor used in Europe, most of Asia, Africa, and other places.

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How much longer will the Galaxy Note8 have left in terms of monthly updates?

Recently, I wrote about the Galaxy S8 and S8+ being moved to Samsung’s quarterly schedule. This is the second time Samsung have done this, with them doing it last year with the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge for the first time. However, 2017’s Galaxy Note flagship remains on the list for monthly updates. So whenContinue reading “How much longer will the Galaxy Note8 have left in terms of monthly updates?”

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Galaxy S8 and S8+ moved to a quarterly update schedule

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been moved to a quarterly security update schedule after three years receiving monthly security updates. These phones have now reached their third birthday and it was expected for them to move to a quarterly schedule.

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Why Samsung should support their devices for longer

Samsung have always updated their flagships with two major OS upgrades as well as three years of monthly security updates. Last year, Samsung added an extra year of quarterly updates for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and are likely to do the same with the S8 soon. However, if Samsung can do this, theyContinue reading “Why Samsung should support their devices for longer”

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RIP Galaxy S7 – software support is now over

As of today the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge have been removed from Samsung’s update schedule and will no longer receive security updates. What does this mean for you?

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The next Galaxy Note is unlikely to be called the Note11 but rather the Note20 instead

Up until early this year we expected the S20 series to be called the S11 series, but early this year leaks began to surface claiming the then-upcoming phone would be called the S20 instead. And then at Unpacked, the S20 was launched. This change was kinda expected by some, considering the Galaxy A series adaptedContinue reading “The next Galaxy Note is unlikely to be called the Note11 but rather the Note20 instead”

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