Report: Samsung Going “All-Screen” Design in Galaxy S8, May Launch in April

According to a report out of Bloomberg, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Edge will sport all-screen front designs, much like Xiaomi introduced with their new Mi Mix phone. We’re talking mostly bezel-less designs that laugh at companies who have bragged in the past about screen-to-bezel ratios. Today’s report also predicts a potential delay in the launch of each, along with a couple of other features like the end of physical home buttons.  (more…)

Samsung Intros Galaxy S7 Edge in Black Pearl, Jack Sparrow Approves

Samsung has a new color for the Galaxy S7 Edge this week, available in select markets beginning tomorrow, December 9. The new color is named Black Pearl, and if I didn’t know any better, I’d say it’s quite reminiscent of Apple’s “Jet Black” for the iPhone 7. Not only that, I’m somewhat shocked Disney doesn’t have a trademark on “Black Pearl.” However, let us not forget that the Galaxy Note 7 was available in a Black Onyx color, well before Apple launched Jet Black.  (more…)

Wave of Daydream VR Apps Hits Google Play: Need for Speed, Gunjack 2, HBO Now and More

If you were at all originally concerned that a lack of content would be an issue with Google’s Daydream VR platform, hopefully days like today, where Google pushes out a bunch of apps and games in waves will help. We’re seeing high-end titles like Gunjack 2: End of Shift, Need for Speed, LEGO Brickheadz, and HBO NOW all make their way to the mobile VR world of Android.  (more…)