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Samsung Internet Browser now getting Android 12 support via new update

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Samsung Internet Browser has now started receiving a new update that brings support for Google’s latest operating system, Android 12/One UI 4.0. This latest version brings several features and optimization for better performance.

Along with this, it enhances the search experience in the URL bar and also blocks tracking by invisible images. Samsung’s Android 12 update comes with enhanced privacy and protection functions that make it easier for users to understand and deliver a more personalized mobile experience.

Below you can check out all the features and changes as well as the latest version and changelog of this update.

Updated Version (Android 12 support):

  • Version number: v16.0.1.57
  • Package Size: 96.55MB

What’s new:

  • Block tracking by invisible image (“Tracking Pixel”)
  • Enhanced Search Experience in the URL bar

Read more: One UI 4.1 Eligible Devices: Next Samsung Android 12 update after One UI 4.0

Samsung Internet Android 12 Features

  • One Ul’s fast and secure web browser now makes it even easier to find the web pages you’re looking for and protect your privacy.

Search suggestions

  • Get more search suggestions when you enter text in the address bar. Results will appear with an all-new design.

Search from the Home screen

  • The new search widget helps you find what you’re looking for, right from the Home screen.

Start in Secret mode

  • To protect your privacy, Samsung Internet will automatically start in Secret mode if you were using Secret mode during your last browsing session.

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Samsung caught developing Satellite Connectivity for Galaxy phones

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Samsung Galaxy S24 July 2024 update

Satellite connectivity feature is lacking in the most recent Samsung Galaxy phones. Apple and many Chinese phone makers adopted this technology about two years ago. Meanwhile, Samsung has been keeping it reserved with the Galaxy S23 and S24 series devices.

Samsung is now preparing to deploy a Satellite connectivity feature to Galaxy phones. Various Samsung apps show signs of the under-development feature. Galaxy phones are likely to get it through various communication applications.

Google Messages has been adopting the Satellite SMS feature. Samsung seems to be working with Google to optimize this feature on Galaxy devices. The recent code changes in Samsung Messages suggest that Satellite SMS could be possible on Galaxy through Google Messages.

When required, Samsung Messages will redirect Galaxy users to Google Messages. It will allow them to send SOS messages through Google’s messaging apps by connecting to satellites. It will be quite helpful when your device loses network connection given any reason.

AndroidAuthority performed APKTeardown on several Samsung apps. Native Galaxy apps such as Emergency SOS, Samsung Messages, and Samsung Phone show signs of satellite messaging feature. The deployment to general consumers could take place with Android 15 later this year.

The recent Apple iPhone models are equipped with Satellite connectivity technology. Huawei and Honor have also debuted it in their recent flagship phones. Beyond that, Huawei’s flagship smartwatch is also capable to let to sending SOS through satellite.

While the feature isn’t in demand, Samsung is lacking in the deployment on Galaxy. A small number of users would have been waiting for it on Galaxy. Hence, the company isn’t in the mood to lag behind its rivals in any aspect that has become a basic functionality in the industry.

Samsung’s Galaxy S24 series may get the satellite connectivity tech through Google Messages. The development is running well thanks to the inclusion of strings in the latest app versions. We will keep you updated with further developments.

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Samsung Single Take 6.0 update brings One UI 6.1.1 support

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Samsung is rolling out the Single Take 6.0 update for its One UI devices, which can be identified with the full version number 6.0.00.34. This update enhances the overall performance of the feature by bringing One UI 6.1.1 support.

Single Take is one of the popular features of Samsung phones. It allows users to capture multiple photos and videos with just one tap. Using AI, the feature helps users choose the best moments from a scene automatically. With the version 6.0 update, Samsung is improving the Single Take feature to make it more user-friendly and efficient.

The update improves some functions of the Single Take feature to enhance the quality of photos and videos it captures. Additionally, the update includes fixes for various issues for smoother and more reliable performance.

It is recommended to install the update promptly to enjoy the latest features and improvements. The Single Take update is mainly automatically installed on your devices. You can sometimes see it on your Galaxy Store >> Menu option >> Updates.

Also, you can download it directly from the third-party app link mentioned here but it is not recommended. Notably, the update makes the app compatible with Android 14-based One UI 6.1.1 software. After updating to One UI 6.1.1, you can use the Single Take feature without any crashes.

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3 new Weather Widgets coming to your Android smartphone

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Samsung Weather Widget January 2024 update

Your Android phone will soon receive 3 new Google Weather widgets. AndroidAuthority discovered that Google is developing new weather widgets. The new addition has been spotted in the latest Beta version of the Google app for Android.

These upcoming Google widgets will offer users a variety of weather info at a glance. The new widgets will join the existing two options. The current widget options are 3×2 and 4×2 – both are resizable, but the content and shape change when you modify them.

Google Weather widgets in development:

  1. A square 2×2 widget
  2. A 4×2 widget with a day-at-a-glance hourly forecast
  3. An expanded 4×3 widget incorporating a forecast for the next few days

Google’s upcoming Weather widgets feature more info than the current ones. As the new options are hidden behind flags/strings, Google may make further improvements. However, the current state of these new widgets seems quite stable and ready to be deployed.

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The company could also delay the release of new widgets or squash them prior to release. The development stage and progress don’t solidify a sure arrival. Consumers should wait for Google to release new widgets through the Google app for Android.

Google continues to enhance the user experience of its services on Android. The upcoming widgets are part of the company’s commitment to level up the Android ecosystem. Most of the under-development features are available for general consumers post-testing.

Samsung Galaxy devices will also benefit from Google’s addition of new widget options. Samsung’s Weather app already powers many dynamic weather widgets on the home screen. However, Galaxy consumers will benefit from being Android smartphone users.

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