The Galaxy S8 and S8+ do not have Samsung’s standard physical home button. Whether that affects you or not, I could see where long-time Galaxy fans could be disappointed since they’ll have to learn the ways of the on-screen navigation bar. However, the company is doing one cool thing with the virtual home button that should bring everyone bundles of joy. (more…)
I’m not the biggest fan of cases for smartphones, but according to our recent poll, I am in the minority. People want to protect their smartphones, and you know what, I understand where you’re coming from. Especially on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, with all of its glass and hardly any bezel, there’s no doubt you’ll want a case to protect it.
In an effort to show you a few of the better options out there from companies like Spigen, BodyGuardz and VRS Design, we’ve put together the below video to show you what’s out there for the S8 and S8+. (more…)
If you pre-ordered a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ and you now have your phone, it’s time to claim that free Gear VR with Controller that Samsung promised you.
Alternatively, Samsung will sell you a $99 bundle of goodies instead, once you show proof of purchase that includes that Gear VR with Controller, along with a pair of “premium” AKG headphones (Y50BT) and a 256GB microSD card. Samsung says this pack has a $500 value. In case you were wondering those AKG headphones are on-ear Bluetooth headphones (reviews), while the 256GB card is one of Samsung’s EVO+ models (obviously). (more…)
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.
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…)
I know, I know, you have probably already seen Tim’s video of Samsung’s “Unbox Your Phone” Experience that we posted a few days back, but this is the Galaxy S8 – we have to do an official unboxing of some retail units. I mean, come on, we just have to.
So in this clip, we walk through the retail unboxing experience of both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Yes, the AKG earbuds are included. So are black chargers. But also, I teach you how to say the word “orchid,” because I’m not sure any YouTuber on Earth knows how to. It’s a heck of a time!
Enjoy. Then prepare yourselves for the Galaxy S8 coverage onslaught.