Report: Galaxy S8 to Come in Two Large Models, One With 6.2″ Bezel-Less Display

According to the latest report out of South Korea, the Galaxy S8 from Samsung will be made available in two display sizes; one with a 5.7″ display, and the other with a 6.2″ display. While those screen sizes may intimidate a few people, what they imply are actually quite exciting.

In order to deliver a 6.2″ display that doesn’t protrude straight out of your pocket or purse, it is reported that Samsung will ditch all bezels on the Galaxy S8, as well as the home button. With the removal of the home button, it should be expected that we might see on-screen buttons, instead of Samsung’s long-standing capacitive keys. This means, while the display size enlarges, the overall dimensions of the device do not.  (more…)

Samsung Says 85% of Recalled Galaxy Note 7s Replaced, Confirms Battery Limiting Update is Incoming

This afternoon, Samsung provided new details on the status of the Galaxy Note 7 recall and also confirmed that they will push a software update to all remaining Note 7 devices that will limit their batteries and push additional pop-ups to users.

According to a statement provided by Samsung, “nearly 85 percent” of recalled Note 7 devices have been handed in through the Note 7 Refund and Exchange Program. They also mentioned that the “majority” of returnees are swapping for another Samsung phone. Neat.  (more…)

Galaxy Note 7 Updates Rolling Out to Limit Battery to 60%, Continue to Remind Users of Recall

The Galaxy Note 7 has been dead for almost a month now, but Samsung and its partners are still having to take extra measures to make sure every last device in the wild has been returned. One of those measures is through a software update that will limit the device’s battery while also constantly reminding the owner that it’s time to get rid of it.  (more…)

Samsung Appears to be Starting Its Android Nougat Beta Test for the Galaxy S7

With the Galaxy Note 7 officially dead along with its expected Android Nougat update, we have been on edge trying to figure out when Samsung would push Android 7.0 to its other 2016 flagships, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. According to one of our readers who stumbled into the Galaxy Apps store this morning, the beta test for it could be happening now.  (more…)