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Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S6 at its event in March of 2015 during Mobile World Congress. The devices features a new design as well as all sorts of updated specifications under the hood. Gone is the classic all-plastic look of previous Galaxy phones and in is a mixture of glass and metal. The S6 is the first of the Galaxy line to feel truly premium.

The S6 is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Exynos processor, with LTE Cat.6 (300/50Mbps), a 2550mAh battery (increases to 2600 on the S6 edge), a 5.1-inch 2560×1440 display, and a new finger print scanner within the home button. The phone shipped with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with a toned down but still very visible version of TouchWiz on top.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Stories April 2

Samsung has officially dropped support for the Galaxy S6 family

Samsung phones don’t get updates particularly quickly, but when major problems or security flaws present themselves, Samsung is good about keeping its flagships updated. However, all phones eventually lose support, and now that’s officially happening with Samsung’s Galaxy S6 family…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Stories April 22, 2016

Samsung has joined forces with The Weather Channel to launch a brand new weather app, designed specifically for the latest Galaxy handsets. The Weather Channel for Samsung has a whole host of really useful features and metrics, and will be available on the Galaxy Apps store for Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy Note 5.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Stories March 15, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Refurb Galaxy S6 $330, GoPro’s HERO4 Silver camera $299, more

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Refurb Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920A 32GB: $330 shipped (Reg. $400+)

Record all the action with GoPro’s HERO4 Silver Camera for $299 shipped (Reg. $330+)

4K Displays: Dell 24″ $390 (Reg. $600), Dell 27″ $500 (Reg. $700), Acer 28″ refurb $240 (Reg. $500), more

Games/Apps: Guitar Hero Live iOS $50, Battlefield Hardline from $20, GTA Trilogy for Mac $6, freebiesmore

Home Theater Audio: VIZIO 25-inch Sound Stand $150 shipped (Reg. $200), JBL Soundbar (Refurb) $70 (Orig. $200)

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

End the madness – stop renting your cable modem with these refurb Motorola deals from $35 shipped (Orig. up to $130)

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

How-to: Use your car and an inexpensive inverter to replace the need for a home generator

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Philips introduces new ambient Hue Lights that automatically simulates the sun

WD’s new internal hard drive for Raspberry Pi brings 314GB of additional storage

Samsung Galaxy S6 Stories March 10, 2016

Android Marshmallow to begin rolling out to Sprint’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge today

Even though the  Android N Developer Preview was released yesterday, Marshmallow is only on 2% of devices. The number should only increase as more OEMs release updates to last year’s flagship devices and starting today, Sprint is updating its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge variants to Android 6.0.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Stories February 29, 2016

Now that Samsung, LG, Sony and Alcatel have announced their flagship phones for 2016, its competition won’t be far behind. HTC is expected to announce the One M10 soon and Huawei will unveil the P9. While new phones are exciting, perhaps even better news is that last year’s best phones are now available at lower prices, and they’re still great smartphones.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

Samsung Galaxy S6 Stories February 17, 2016

Samsung has already shown off the new Edge panel for devices like the Galaxy S6 Edge and Edge+ which comes as part of the Android Marshmallow update. Today, it detailed some of the other, perhaps more important, additions coming to Galaxy phones with Android 6.0 which started rolling out two days ago.

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