Samsung Galaxy S7 edge screen is the "Display of the Year" says the Society for Information Display

Samsung’s Quad-edge flexible AMOLED display, like the one employed by last year’s Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, has won an award from the Society for Information Display (SID). As far as the tech industry is concerned, this is a pretty big deal. According to SID, the display is one of two winners chosen as Displays of the Year, and is “Granted to display products that incorporate the most significant technological advances and/or outstanding features.”

Samsung Display has a nice history with its older flexible displays. A curved AMOLED display won SID Display of the year in 2013, and two years …


Samsung Galaxy S7 edge screen is the "Display of the Year" from the Society for Information Display

Samsung’s Quad-edge flexible AMOLED display, like the one employed by last year’s Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, has won an award from the Society for Information Display (SID). As far as the tech industry is concerned, this is a pretty big deal. According to SID, the display is one of two winners chosen as Displays of the Year, and is “Granted to display products that incorporate the most significant technological advances and/or outstanding features.”

Samsung Display has a nice history with its older flexible displays. A curved AMOLED display won SID Display of the year in 2013, and two years …

T-Mobile starts rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ is finally getting the promised Android 7.0 Nougat update after a three weeks delay at T-Mobile. The Uncarrier announced in late April that its engineers have already approved the Galaxy S6 edge+ Nougat build and that the update should go live in early May.

Well, if you own the T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge+, then you already know that for whatever reasons that didn’t happen. The good news is T-Mobile has just updated the phone’s support page to confirm the Android 7.0 Nougat update has been approved to launch and is now available for download.

Unfortunately, …

HTC U 11 video leak shows off Edge Sense in action, and more

A video leaked out this afternoon from an unknown third party that shows how the Edge Sense feature will work on the HTC U 11. The phone is expected to be unveiled by the manufacturer tomorrow, and the video has already been removed by YouTube. However, it has been posted on another site. The video reveals some of the functions of Edge Sense, a new feature that opens some applications when the bottom sides of the unit are squeezed together. Edge Sense gives the phone’s user the ability to snap a picture by using Edge Sense like a shutter button.

Squeezing in the sides also opens …

HTC U 11 will have an Edge Sense app to teach you how to squeeze

HTC’s next flagship smartphone, the HTC U 11, will come with a brand new feature called Edge Sense – utilizing the handset’s pressure-sensitive frame/bezel. Yesterday, an official HTC Edge Sense app briefly showed up on Google Play Store, inadvertently confirming the feature’s existence.

While HTC pulled the app from Google Play, we can still see some screenshots of it. 

Since Edge Sense is a new feature, its dedicated app will first take you through a short tutorial to “test your squeeze force.” It looks like you’ll be able to squeeze the frame of the U 11 and get …

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 active receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update at AT&T

Shortly after updating the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ to Android 7.0 Nougat, AT&T announced that three other Samsung smartphones are eligible for the highly-anticipated update.

If you happen to own the AT&T Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge or Galaxy S6 active, then you should check for Android 7.0 Nougat, as the carrier confirmed the rollout has already begun.

Keep in mind though that the update weighs in at around 1.3GB for each of the three smartphones, so make sure you have enough free storage before attempting to download and install Android …

Report says Samsung has sold over 55 million Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge handsets

Even though the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ are getting all of the attention, don’t forget that Samsung’s previous generation flagship handsets were pretty popular in their own rights. In fact, according to Strategy Analytics, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge have now sold in excess of 55 million units combined from their release date of March 12th, 2016. For the first quarter, 7.2 million units of the pair were rung up by Samsung.

Now that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are available with a beautiful new design (and an expensive price tag), the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy …

The unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 edge can now be updated to Android Nougat

If you own an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (in the US), we’ve got great news: your smartphone can finally be updated to Android Nougat. While the new update is not yet available to download over the air, you can download it manually via Samsung’s Smart Switch software.

If, for some reason, you don’t have Smart Switch (although you should, as owner of a Galaxy S7), you can download the software on your PC or Mac via the second source link below. Once you have Smart Switch on your computer, connect your phone, open the application, and you should see a notice …

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 edge on sale for just $475 on eBay

Now that Samsung made its new flagships, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ available on the market, we can finally have some meaningful deals on the previous models, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.

Like the promotion currently running on eBay, which offers the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge for just $475 outright. The Galaxy S7 edge is available for purchase in the United States for $600, but you’ll be saving $125 if you get it from eBay.

Keep in mind though that the eBay retailer is selling the unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Duos, which will only work on AT&T and T-Mobile …

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ will be updated to Android Nougat next week

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ is about to get an official update to Android 7 Nougat – not long after the smartphone received a similar update on Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint.

T-Mobile Project Manager Des Smith confirmed on Twitter that Android Nougat should be rolled out to the Galaxy S6 edge+ starting “early next week.” Just like it happened in the case of the S6 edge+ from other carriers, the update will likely bring Android 7.0, not 7.1 to the handset. Even so, this is a major (and sizeable) update that T-Mobile S6 edge+ owners have been impatiently waiting …