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Someone Is Finally Suing Samsung Over Its Bloatware

For years, Samsung (and other Android manufacturers) have been crapping all over Google’s simple software design with layers of gratuitous bloatware. So, in the proud American tradition, a Chinese consumer protection group is suing Samsung and Oppo for ruining everyone’s lives.


Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Review: A Smartphone You Can Take Outside

The Galaxy S6 Active takes Samsung’s flagship smartphone and adds waterproofing, protection against drops, a larger battery and unique physical buttons. As the name suggests, it targets active people. Well, I’m active — can it stand up to my abuse?


Samsung Will Stop Breaking Windows Update With Its Crappy Bloatware

Earlier this week, a Microsoft security researcher wrote a scathing account of how Samsung’s SW Update tool (installed by default on all Samsung PCs) is disabling Windows Update, potentially leaving millions of computers vulnerable to critical security flaws. Thankfully, Samsung’s crack bloatware programmers have seen the light, and are pushing an update.


Your Phone's NFC Chip Isn't Secretly Tracking You

Inside your smartphone, hidden underneath the sticky plastic wrapping of the battery, or glued to the removable rear cover, there’s a secret, ominous-looking wireless chip. It’s not controlled by the FBI or the government or the Illuminati, though, and it’s not tracking every search you make online — it’s just NFC.


Samsung Is Working On A Fix For A Security Flaw In 600 Million Galaxy Smartphones

There’s a security hole in Samsung’s default keyboard app for the Galaxy S6. The customised version of Swiftkey that the phone ships with in Australia doesn’t update itself securely, and that means a talented hacker could, under very specific circumstances, run malicious code on your smartphone. Samsung is working on the fix, but isn’t talking about why it has already taken several months.


The World's Thinnest 4TB External Drive Doesn't Need Extra Power

Chances are if you’ve opted for an ultra-portable laptop, you’ve made a few compromises when it comes to on-board storage. So an external hard drive for archiving your mountains of media is a must, and Samsung’s now squeezed four terabytes of storage inside a housing that matches your computer’s svelte dimensions.


Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Will Save You From Your Waterlogged Nightmares

The Galaxy S6 was one impressive piece of smartphone, but not everyone was stoked on some of the features Samsung sacrificed for a more eye candy design — chief among them being waterproofing. That’s why the new Galaxy S6 Active exists.


Samsung Galaxy Tab A Australian Launch Date And Price

The new tablet is available in both 8.0″ and 9.7″ models, with and without the S Pen. But how much will it cost and how soon can you get one of your own?


Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition Australian Price And Release Date

Get ready to explore virtual worlds with one of the coolest phone accessories ever, now built for Samsung’s two newest S6 smartphones. Need some new audio to go with your VR, too? How about some new Level One wireless headphones.


Samsung's Galaxy S6: Now In Three New Colours

Haven’t taken the plunge on a new Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge yet? If you were waiting for the Iron Man edition, keep waiting, but Samsung is bringing out three new high-end, extra-fancy colour options for its top-of-the-line smartphone, and they’re all coming to Australia.