The Samsung Galaxy S10 wallpapers are now available for download, thanks to the good folks at XDA. There appears to be six wallpapers in total all the same except for the colors used. As everyone has noticed, each wallpaper is dark in the top right corner. This isn’t a mistake, it’s to hide the punch holes for the front facing cameras. Feel free to download by following the link below. Source: Download link
The Galaxy Fold sports two screens a small 4.6 inch cover display on the front, a main 7.3 inch screen when opened. The primary OLED screen has a ratio of 4.2:3 and is rated at hundreds of thousands of folds before it will wear out. There are two internal batteries, and a total of six cameras. The internal specifications are similar to that of other 2019 flagship phones. The Samsung Fold has 12GB of RAM, 7mm processor, 512GB of internal storage, and a total battery capacity of 4,380mAh. The Galaxy Fold will be sold in both LTE and 5G models, with a starting price of $1,980. As expected Samsung's first foldable phone will be a pricey concept, but that's... one hella price tag. Retail availability starts on April 26th. Source: Samsung
Samsung is no stranger to true wireless earbuds, but its first pair had horrible battery life. The second gen Samsung Gear IconX did better but the price tag was high at $200. Now, the Samsung Galaxy Buds are launching alongside the Samsung Galaxy S10 with a reasonable price, even better than the Apple Airpods. The Samsung Galaxy Buds are coming March 8th for $129.
Google today opened the Google I/O 2019 Ticket Drawing for a chance to attend the annual developer conference. General admission is $1,150 with winners announced on February 28th.
Similar to last year, general admission tickets cost $1,150 while the academic pricing is still $375. You have to be an active full time student, professor, faculty, or staff member at a high school or college to be eligible for academic pricing. Registration for Google I/O includes three full days of Sessions, Codelabs, Demos, App Reviews, Office Hours, admission to the After Dark reception, and attendance to the Keynotes. The ticket application period starts today at 10AM and closes on February 27th at 5PM PST. It involves listing your technical interests and detailing what you want to get out of Google I/O. Winners will be announced the next day. Google I/O 2019 starts on Tuesday, May 7 and runs until Thursday, May 9th at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Source: Google
If you still haven’t got the OTA update notification, you can go to phone’s Settings > Software updates and tap on the Download Updates Manually. If you still don’t get it, then you can follow the instructions below to install Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie Update manually. The process below will not wipe any data. However, we still strongly recommend that you take a complete backup of all your data on the phone including the internal storage. Charge your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to a sufficient battery level. This will help avoid any sudden shutdowns during the update process. ARL1 (Stable Android Oreo) > CSAA (Stable Android Pie): Download link Once you make sure your phone is on the latest Android Oreo firmware, you can follow the steps below to sideload the OTA and manually install Android Pie based One UI on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9.
Download Android Pie based One UI OTA package for your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 from the download link above.
Connect your phone to the PC.
Copy the downloaded OTA package to the root of the SD card (external storage). By ‘Root’ meaning outside all folders.
Disconnect the device and power it off completely.
Boot your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 into stock recovery mode (by holding power, volume down, and the Bixby button).
Release the buttons when you see a blue screen with the Android logo.
In stock recovery, use the Volume buttons to highlight “Apply update from SD card” and select the option using the Power button.
Navigate to the SD card and select the Android Pie based One UI OTA update package.
Finally, select “Yes” to install Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie Update (this takes about 15 minutes).
When the sideloading process finishes, your phone will reboot automatically.