Android updates may not be the most glamorous thing to talk about, but they're arguably one of the most important things you should consider when buying a new phone. Some companies have proven to be better or worse than others when it comes to pushing out fast and reliable updates, which is essential if you plan on keeping your device for the long-term.
Samsung is a perfect example of a company that used to be kind of awful with its updates, but over the last couple of years, has gotten a lot better. We recently gave it a B- for its update performance, praising Samsung for the speedy updates it provides to its flagship phones while wishing for that same level of support for its lower-cost models.
A few members in our AC forums have also got to talking about how they think Samsung does with its updates, with their comments being as follows:
What do you think? Are you happy with how Samsung handles software updates?
Google's giving up too much ground in the smart home fight
We're in the thick of our fall launches, but after the tidal wave of new products from Amazon last week, Google's Launch Night In looks like it'll barely make a splash. That's not good, because Alexa and Ring are rapidly gaining on Assistant and Nest.
Luna is both a safe bet and Amazon's best idea in years
Is "rolling your own" Netflix-style game library what we really want? Amazon thinks so.
Google's parent company settles shareholder lawsuit over sexual misconduct
Following sexual misconduct reports from 2018, Google has settled a shareholder lawsuit and announced major changes to how the company operates in these regards — including no severance packages for employees fired over sexual misconduct.
These cases look great and will keep your Galaxy A20 protected with ease
The Samsung Galaxy A20 is a rather intriguing budget smartphone with some nifty tricks hidden up its sleeve. Today, we're taking a look at the best cases that you can get for this brand new phone.