Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launch day is here! After months of speculation and rumor, followed by an Unpacked event a few weeks back and then a pre-order period, the phones are now in stores. And we’re not talking select stores – we’re talking all the stores.
We don’t typically talk much about how to take screenshots on the Android phones you guys buy because it’s been the exact same process for years. On a Samsung phone, you do a palm swipe across the screen (if enabled) or press Power + Home for a couple of seconds. On all other Android phones, it’s a press of Power + Volume Down for a couple of seconds. Any newb knows how this works. Plus, the last thing any of you need is for us to become another Android SEO farm. There are enough of those. Gross.
For years, Verizon has been able to continue to add customers, even as carriers like T-Mobile and Sprint have offered comparable plans at rock bottom prices with free phone deals and other gimmicks. Verizon could always fall back on its network being the best, even if their plan selection wasn’t or their prices were much higher than others. Something seems to have changed in 2017, though, as the company just reported what may be their worst quarter ever, a quarter that was actually on pace to be even worse if not for the introduction of Verizon Unlimited. (more…)
Now that our Galaxy S8 and S8+ unboxing is out of the way, it’s time to dive into the capabilities of Samsung’s newest top-tier phone. As you know, we do that by breaking it down into tips and tricks, camera reviews, and the first 10 things we think you should.
In this “First 10 Things” video for the Galaxy S8 (or Galaxy S8+), we do our best to be there for Samsung owners who are in for a big change when it comes to using their new phone. Because Samsung has ditched the physical home button and gone virtual, there are a whole bunch of actions that are now different. (more…)
If you own an Android Wear smartwatch that didn’t already come with Android Wear 2.0, you’re probably wondering when you can expect the update. I don’t blame you. Considering most people thought it would have rolled out long ago, Google is making the rounds, providing a new timeframe for the rollout. (more…)