Where and when can you buy the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+? Soon! And at lots of places! The phone goes up for pre-order on March 30 (tomorrow!) and then arrives in stores on April 21 in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, and Arctic Silver. (more…)
After countless leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were announced today. There aren’t really any surprises, but that doesn’t mean that Samsung isn’t still doing everything they can to push the smartphone industry forward with next-level tech and design. With these two phones, that’s exactly what we’ve got. (more…)
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have gone official at its Unpacked events in New York City and London. That, of course, also means we finally have official official specs to share with you. Not that much of this is a surprise at this point, but it’s all here for you to drool over.
The Galaxy S8 sports a large 5.8-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, while the Galaxy S8+ will feature a 6.2-inch panel of the same resolution. Each phone also runs a Snapdragon 835 processor in the US with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. They’ll feature 12MP (f/1.7) rear cameras, 8MP front cameras, USB Type-C ports, and the latest version of Samsung’s skin on top of Android Nougat.
The rest of the details can be had below. (more…)
You ready for it? Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Unpacked event is finally here. We’ll get all of the official goods from Samsung in a couple of hours at live events being hosted in both New York City and London.
Tim and I are in attendance in New York, but we’ve got a live stream embed for you below to watch along with us, plus a chat since we’ll be live blogging today’s happenings. Our live blogs are always a good time, especially when a big Samsung event is the topic.
The Unpacked event kicks off at 11AM Eastern (8AM Pacific). You can watch it below. (more…)
I know you haven’t forgotten, but Samsung will announce the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ tomorrow at events in New York City and London. The happenings go down at 11AM Eastern (8AM Pacific) and will be live streamed for the world to see. We’ll also be on hand for the fun, bringing you that hands-on, in-person experience you so crave. (more…)
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Moto Z, or Moto Z Force on Verizon are all receiving updates to kick off the week. As far as we know, the updates are minor.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are seeing software version G930VVRU4BQA4 and G935VVRU4BQA4, respectively. The update is telling users that it includes “WiFi performance improvements.” (more…)
The unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are the absolute worst phones you could buy if you care about timely updates, current security patches, and fun new versions of Android that include new features and all that jazz. I say that because the US unlocked Galaxy S7 I have (and the S7 Edge I don’t own) is
almost always behind in updates, still doesn’t have Android Nougat, and only today, received March’s security patch. Samsung hates these phones and has since day 1. (more…)
Samsung announced today that they plan to recycle returned Galaxy Note 7 devices “in an environmentally friendly way.” In doing so, they also announced that they plan to sell some as refurbished. Seriously, not again.
To recycle bad Note 7s properly, Samsung said that they will first determine if a phone can be used as a refurbished or rental device. After that, they’ll look for salvageable components (think semiconductors, camera modules, etc.) before extracting precious metals (copper, nickel, gold, and silver) from remaining parts as the devices are then trashed responsibly. (more…)