Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have gone official at its Unpacked events in New York City and London. That, of course, also means we finally have official official specs to share with you. Not that much of this is a surprise at this point, but it’s all here for you to drool over.
The Galaxy S8 sports a large 5.8-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, while the Galaxy S8+ will feature a 6.2-inch panel of the same resolution. Each phone also runs a Snapdragon 835 processor in the US with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. They’ll feature 12MP (f/1.7) rear cameras, 8MP front cameras, USB Type-C ports, and the latest version of Samsung’s skin on top of Android Nougat.
The rest of the details can be had below. (more…)
You ready for it? Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Unpacked event is finally here. We’ll get all of the official goods from Samsung in a couple of hours at live events being hosted in both New York City and London.
Tim and I are in attendance in New York, but we’ve got a live stream embed for you below to watch along with us, plus a chat since we’ll be live blogging today’s happenings. Our live blogs are always a good time, especially when a big Samsung event is the topic.
The Unpacked event kicks off at 11AM Eastern (8AM Pacific). You can watch it below. (more…)
The Galaxy S8 unveiling is hours away, yet LG still has a few days to go before the G6 arrives in US carrier shops. To get out in front of the ridiculous wave of coverage and focus that is about to be laid upon Samsung, LG has dropped its first G6 TV commercial. It’s a 30-second TV spot, and no, it doesn’t contain Jason Statham.
I know you haven’t forgotten, but Samsung will announce the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ tomorrow at events in New York City and London. The happenings go down at 11AM Eastern (8AM Pacific) and will be live streamed for the world to see. We’ll also be on hand for the fun, bringing you that hands-on, in-person experience you so crave. (more…)
Google Home received support for a handful of new smart products (up to 11 new ones) today, something we hope they continue to do as quickly as possible. After all, a smart home control hub is only as good as the products it can control, right? (more…)
The Facebook app on Android and iOS is getting a new in-app camera that will give you all of the effects and filter fun you could ever ask for outside of Snapchat. Alongside the new camera, which begins rolling out this week, Facebook is getting Stories and Direct, two similar features to Instagram Stories that represent video and photo collages of your day that can be shared broadly or with select users. (more…)
Even though Motorola switched up the system last year with the release of the Moto Z as their new flagship line, we were told that the Moto X line could live on in some form. According to a leak from the folks at +hellmotoHK, we may have our first look at that reality. (more…)
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Moto Z, or Moto Z Force on Verizon are all receiving updates to kick off the week. As far as we know, the updates are minor.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are seeing software version G930VVRU4BQA4 and G935VVRU4BQA4, respectively. The update is telling users that it includes “WiFi performance improvements.” (more…)