Want to See the Galaxy S8 is Black, Grey, and Silver? Here You Go. (Updated: Purple and Backs Too!)

Over the weekend, @evleaks shared new press renders of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in three colorways: black sky, orchid grey, and arctic silver. The pictures, outside of revealing some of the colors coming soon to a retailer near you, don’t show any other really new tidbits. But that isn’t shocking, since these phones are inching towards being the most leaked, now-almost-boring, we’re-sick-of-seeing-all-of-this-stuff-before-launch, devices in history.

Hey, how about some new side shots, though? Ooooh.  (more…)

Samsung Announces Bixby, the Galaxy S8 Virtual Assistant They are Betting Big On

This morning, Samsung kicked off the new week by announcing Bixby, the virtual assistant and interface that will be a big part of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Not only that, but Samsung has “thousands” of software developers working on making Bixby a core piece of their brand going forward, which means it’ll be more than a phone assistant. In time, you’ll be able to control almost all of your Samsung devices through Bixby, including appliances.

Here’s what we know about Bixby so far.  (more…)

Here is the Galaxy S8’s Home Screen Setup With Launcher and Icons

I don’t know about you guys, but I can only take so many more blurry cam shots of the front of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. While I’m all for a good leak or three, what I really want to see is the software or something unique about these new phones outside of their wild display setup. Today, we got that a bit thanks to a decent first look at the software setup we should see on the each phone out of the box.  (more…)