Samsung's Olympic Games App Lets Everyone Participate
Samsung today announced the availability of its Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games mobile app, Wireless Olympic Works (WOW). The app, which can be downloaded and used by all Android phones, lets smartphone owners follow the games more closely and share the experience through their social networks. The app offers detailed event schedules, game times, medal counts, and live results. It allows users to push text and picture messages from the app to Facebook and other social networks. It provides tutorials on all 15 Winter Olympic events. Last, it offers detailed travel information to those who make the trip to Sochi, including recommended restaurants and tourist destinations. Samsung's WOW app is free to download from the Samsung App Store or the Google Play Store.
Samsung's Olympic Galaxy S7 Edge Is Ready for the Games
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition smartphone. The hardware is identical to the consumer version of the S7 edge, but the Olympic variant packs lots of content specific to the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Samsung Pushes Security Update to Galaxy S8 and S8+
Samsung recently seeded a software update to its Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones. The update applies the June security patches from Google, stabilizes memory card performance, and adjusts some user interface elements of Bixby.
Google Play Music Searches Reveal Playable Results
Google has updated its Play Music app for Android devices and made it possible to play songs directly from search results. Now, when users search for a song, album, or artist, the top three results include a "play" button that lets them jump immediately to those songs.
Samsung Releases Game-Recording App
Samsung this month made available an app that smartphone owners can use to record their game play. Game Recorder+ lets users capture game play and face-cam commentary with one touch.