Johan lives in the beautiful country of Sweden where he enjoys a cold home brewed IPA on his porch whenever he gets the time. Johan is a tech enthusiast to the core and always thrives to know how things work. When he’s not pushing code and news at SamMobile, he works as lead Android developer for a popular app in Sweden. His spare time is spent with his friends and family and watching movies and TV shows.
Recent articles by Johan N.
It was only a few days ago that Samsung detailed its December security update for Android handsets, carriers in the United States have started rolling out the said firmware update to supported devices. Today Verizon has released the December security update for the Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5 on its network, T-Mobile sent […]read more »
Samsung recently started displaying Android security patch info on its devices in the About Device section. The company released the latest Android security patch for some of its high-end devices, and pledged to release such patches once every month. Now, T-Mobile has started releasing the latest security update for four Samsung devices; Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 […]read more »
Samsung has made two smartphones in a single year with a display that curves to both sides, but this particular screen technology is rather young and is prone to issues that you wouldn’t see on regular displays. Many users of the Galaxy S6 edge had reported that their phone’s display had cracked for no apparent […]read more »
Samsung has been using a variety of methods to promote Samsung Pay adoption, we’ve even seen it offer cold hard cash if you activated Samsung Pay in the United States, and now it’s running yet another promotion for precisely that purpose. Samsung Pay users in the United State get a chance to be treated to […]read more »
Samsung has released a new app, the S Console Gamepad, for Galaxy smartphones that lets you convert a smartphone into a virtual gamepad. This app can be used to control games on the larger-screen Galaxy View tablet, and you can download it from here. This app comes with six different gamepad templates that are suitable for different […]read more »
Samsung may not be able to beat Apple in the US in terms of popularity, but in markets like Russia and India, it is one of the most sought after brands. According to a new report from Russian research firm OMI, Samsung has been voted as the most favorite brands in the country. Samsung was voted […]read more »
Samsung today announced that it has signed a MoU or Memorandum of Understanding with Japanese telecommunications giant KDDI to collaborate on the development of next-generation 5G technologies. Samsung has worked with KDDI in the past to bring advanced network technologies like CDMA and LTE to the Japanese market, both companies have been working together for more […]read more »
The Gear S2 is available only in certain markets around the world right now, but the smartwatch has already started receiving firmware updates. Today, Samsung has rolled out a new firmware update for the Gear S2 in South Korea. A senior member of the XDA Developers Forum who goes by the name supersoulfly has been kind […]read more »
The Galaxy S5 Active received Android 5.0 Lollipop a few months back and while it has been quite some time since the latest version of Lollipop came out, the handset is getting this particular update just now. AT&T has released Android 5.1.1 for the Galaxy S5 Active, a handset that no other carrier in the […]read more »
In yet another example of how virtual reality can be an extremely immersive experience for consumers, Samsung recently let select football fans in Portugal watch their favorite sport through the lens of the Gear VR. The Korean manufacturer teamed up with Portuguese cable operator NOS, SPORT TV, broadcasting specialists Mediapro and the Portuguese Professional Football League […]read more »
A new promotion has been kicked off by the fourth largest mobile carrier in the United States possibly in hopes of boosting its subscriber base. All customers need to do is activate a qualifying Samsung smartphone on Sprint in November 2015 and they will be given a free year of Amazon Prime which itself is […]read more »
Samsung isn’t shy of spending an insane amount of money when it comes to marketing and promotion, it’s tendency to spend so much is often attributed to the rise in popularity of its smartphones against rivals in the market. Only recently it was reported that the company has inked a promotion deal for Rihanna’s upcoming album […]read more »
Big tablets? Check. Big phones? Sure, those are in the pipeline too, according to Samsung’s Executive Director, Hyunjoon Kim, who revealed at the company’s Result Report Conference Call that Samsung is planning on bringing more 5-to-6-inch smartphones to market this year. Phones like the Galaxy Grand and the 5.8-inch and 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega already exist in Samsung’s […]read more »
The Galaxy S III continues to be the most popular Samsung smartphone in the US, but sales of newer devices like the Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S4 have helped the Korean manufacturer further widen its lead over the competition in the country, achieving a growth from 22 percent to 26 percent of market share. […]read more »