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Kris Carlon

Kris Carlon is a Senior Editor at Android Authority. He is a half-British Australian who lives in Berlin, travels a lot and is always connected to a laptop, phone, smartwatch or tablet (and occasionally a book).

Kris's Posts

The Galaxy S8 problems are minor, but how Samsung responds is not

The Samsung Galaxy S8 problems are starting to pile up and while they are all minor issues, the most important thing now is how Samsung responds.
by Kris Carlon14 hours ago51

The Galaxy S8 is evidence of Samsung’s changing attitude to bloatware

In recent years, Samsung's attitude towards bloatware has been slowly changing, culminating in the Galaxy S8 with most apps able to be uninstalled or disabled.
by Kris Carlon2 days ago99

Expect BlackBerry KeyONE US pricing to be announced this week

TCL Communications' Steve Cistulli has hinted that US price and availability information for the BlackBerry KeyONE will arrive this week.
by Kris Carlon3 days ago17

You can remap the Galaxy S8 Bixby button to Google Assistant again

A new way to remap the Bixby button to Google Assistant on the Samsung Galaxy S8 has been found.
by Kris Carlon3 days ago76

Obsessed with emoji: why we love them so much

We really like emoji. Like, a lot. So much so that emoji have - in some countries - become more popular than traditional characters. We take a look at why.
by Kris Carlon4 days ago17

How to fix Galaxy S8 “DQA keeps stopping” error message

Multiple Samsung Galaxy S8 users have reported constant "DQA keeps stopping" error messages plaguing their devices. Here are a few ways to fix it.
by Kris Carlon4 days ago62

Xperia XZ Premium will not inherit the Sony Concept for Android

Sony has clarified that its Concept for Android program will not be inherited by the upcoming Xperia XZ Premium when it ceases for the Xperia X in May.
by Kris Carlon4 days ago10

The best way to unlock your Samsung Galaxy S8

Picking the best way to unlock the Samsung Galaxy S8 means choosing between the iris scanner, face unlock, fingerprint sensor and three screen-based options. Or does it?
by Kris Carlon4 days ago39

The first 10 things to do on your new Galaxy S8

If you've just bought a new Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus, here are the ten first things you should do with your phone.
by Kris Carlon4 days ago25

Huawei quietly removes mention of UFS 2.1 on Mate 9 product page

Following Huawei's admission that multiple memory configurations exist on the P10, mention of UFS 2.1 on the Mate 9 product page has been removed.
by Kris Carlon5 days ago59
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