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Fortnite Mobile: How to download Fortnite for iOS and Android

If you're looking for a fun gaming fix on the go, why not Fortnite for mobile?
The Epic Games Battle Royale shooter has been available on both iOS and Android devices since 2018. It has transferred the popular game to a wide range of pocket-sized smartphones and tablets.
Getting Fortnite on the phone was a breeze. Fortnite Battle Royale's runaway success, with 100 players appearing as the last fighters on an island map, has already been very successful on Xbox One, Playstation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
Fortunately, Fortnite's cartoon art style can also be easily scaled down to smartphone screens that have never been as competitive as online games - with a goal support option for Fortnite cellphone gamers who mourn the loss of detail at this smaller size.
So Fortnite Mobile is a real thing, and if you're reading this, it's because you want to jump right into the Epic Games mobile game. To that end, we've put together a step-by-step guide to starting your Fortnite mobil…

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2, 5G Galaxy Z Flip will launch in August 2020

Samsung is expected to launch two new foldable smartphones in the second half of the year. An affordable foldable handset model is expected to hit the market next year, industry insiders said on Sunday. Samsung is expected to present the Galaxy Fold 2 and the 5G variant of the Galaxy Z Flip together with its flagship phablet Galaxy Note 20 at an event in August, the news agency Yonhap reported, citing the industry sources. But his affordable foldable smartphone, probably called the Galaxy Fold Lite, is unlikely to make its debut at the event, they said.
The South Korean technology giant was said to have released a version of its foldable smartphone that costs almost half the price of a normal Galaxy Fold. Technical experts have predicted that the Galaxy Fold 2 will have a 7.7-inch screen and a 6.23-inch cover display when unfolded, both of which are larger than the 7.3-inch or 4.6-inch displays of the predecessor. Samsung is expected to use ultra-thin glass (UTG) for the Galaxy Fold 2,…

How to fix performance problems on your Samsung Galaxy S or Note phone

Samsung's phones are powerful, but no phone is going to perfectly perform in all situations. As your Samsung phone starts to get old, a couple years in with new features and apps, you may start to see slowdowns. If your Galaxy S or Galaxy Note is slowing down from time to time, there are lots of things you can do to fix it — here are our top tips.Restarting is the first stepSometimes we get so focused on trying to fix a slowdown that we forget about the most basic thing ever: restarting the phone. Yes, it stinks to hear "did you turn it off and back on again?" when you feel like you've already tried things, but this is something you have to do as the first step of your performance issue troubleshooting.Software and apps are supposed to behave themselves, but sometimes they don't — and a simple restart is all it takes. Alternatively, even if you have to continue looking at different ways to fix your problem, restarting and getting a cleaner slate to start with is …

Samsung U.S. will repair frontline and healthcare workers' phones for free

The offer is valid through June 30 and covers a single repair.What you need to knowIn a show of solidarity with first responders and healthcare workers, Samsung is offering them one free phone repair.The program is called Free Repairs for the Frontline and offers services such as screen repairs and battery replacements.It's being implemented in partnership with uBreakiFix.Samsung is launching a new initiative aimed at supporting the first responders and healthcare workers fighting the current pandemic in the frontlines. Called Free Repairs for the Frontline, the program offers one free smartphone repair to doctors, nurses, hospital workers, EMTs, police officers, and firefighters.The offer is valid through June 30, and the phone itself will be serviced by uBreakiFix. You can either go to the chain store locations for an in-person repair or call 1-800-SAMSUNG to set up a mail-in repair; Samsung will generously also cover the shipping fees alongside the cost of the repair. You can f…

Samsung's new entry-level phone has a hole-punch screen, 5000mAh battery

The latest addition to Samsung's entry-level lineup.
What you need to knowSamsung has quietly announced the Galaxy M11, its latest entry-level smartphone.The Galaxy M11 comes with a hole-punch display and has a triple-camera array on the back.It is expected to go on sale in select global markets soon, although Samsung hasn't revealed the phone's price yet. Earlier this month, Samsung announced the Galaxy M21, a budget phone featuring 48MP triple cameras and a huge 6,000mAh battery. The company has now quietly introduced the Galaxy M11, a new entry-level phone that succeeds last year's Galaxy M10.
Unlike the Galaxy M21, which has a U-shaped notch at the top, the Galaxy M11 features a hole-punch display with HD+ resolution. Unsurprisingly, Samsung hasn't revealed the name of the chipset powering the phone yet. As per the phone's spec sheet on the Samsung UAE website, it runs on an octa-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz. The phone will be available in two version…

Selling your Samsung Galaxy phone? Here's how to wipe it clean.

There may be other legitimate reasons to wipe your Galaxy phone and set it back to factory default settings, but the most common case is when you want to give away, sell, or trade it in for a newer model.

Resetting your phone to its default settings is extremely easy to do and should only take you a few minutes. I'll show you how to do this in the steps below. Just remember to back up your device data before you begin!
How to reset your Samsung Galaxy phone to default settingsNote: If you are planning on selling your phone and getting a new Galaxy device, you may want to back up your current Galaxy phone first. Follow these instructions before you begin. Unlock your Galaxy phone (here I'm using a Note 9), and swipe down on the notification settings shade. In the search field, type factory data reset and tap on the result.

Tap on Factory data reset.Read through the long screen explaining what data and what accounts will be wiped clean from the phone.

Scroll to the bottom of the p…

Do you regret buying the Galaxy S20?

Samsung's Galaxy S20 doesn't officially launch until tomorrow, March 6, but a lot of people have been getting their pre-orders ahead of time and been able to play around with the phone quite a bit.

The S20 is a darn good phone, but looking through the AC forums, a lot of our members don't have the best first impressions. In fact, some of them are already talking about wanting to return the phone.

Here's what they have to say:

bhatech 03-04-2020 10:19 AM “ I never regret buying new phones Especially Samsung ones since they have great trade in offers and pre order goodies, and retain value for the next trade in. From what limited time I have, the phone is feeling great to use. Still have to test out the camera. Love the almost flat screen, that's the biggest thing I'm liking lol Reply
JD Moogan 03-04-2020 11:35 AM “ I decided to return my S20 ultra. It’s not a bad device, but for $1400 I was expecting better 5G performance, better in screen fingerprint scanner, and most…

Samsung is shipping Galaxy S20 units as much as five days early

Good news for early adopters.

What you need to knowGalaxy S20 units appear to be arriving as much as five days early.Phone officially goes on sale Friday, March 6.Early buyers should expect a camera patch shortly after release. Samsung made Galaxy S20 buyers wait almost a month between announcement and release, but the wait is going to be slightly less interminable for some users. Some buyers, including Android Central's own video editor, Hayato Huseman, appear to be getting their devices as early as Tuesday, March 3, instead of the actual Friday, March 6 release date.
My S20+ will be here on Tuesday 👀 — Hayato Huseman (@hayatohuseman) February 29, 2020 Another friend of the site, XDA Developer COO, Brandon Miniman, is set to receive his Galaxy S20 tomorrow, March 2, after paying for expedited shipping.
Oh sweet my S20+ pre-order from just shipped. Delivers Monday (I paid for expedited shipping). Can't wait! — Brandon Miniman…

Galaxy Z Flip review: The best-looking smartphone I've ever used

Buy Galaxy Z Flip Now

A clamshell foldable that's designed for the masses and made me fall in love with foldable phones. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: The reviewStunning designExcellent displayDecent BatteryGood CameraGreat PerformanceSleek SoftwareIs it durable?The verdict: Should you buy it? Foldable phones are mostly fantastic. I use a Galaxy Fold every single day, and while it's a great phone, it's too big for most people. Like a lot of flagships, the Galaxy Fold pushes the boundaries of what is pocket-friendly, and it's a problem affecting more people with every launch, especially as phones like the Galaxy S20 Ultra feature even larger screens than before.

Many of my friends lament the days of old where phones were smaller and fit in your pocket. When I showed one of them the Motorola RAZR recently, they fell in love with the small size, before immediately being turned off by the camera and battery life. It's for these types of people that a new wave of flip phones h…