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Samsung Galaxy S8 Pre-Orders Outpace Galaxy S7 By 30%

04/24/2017, Despite the fiasco that was the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and the way the company handled the issue, many were wondering if the company could rebound from the incident. Turns out if anything the lack of a Note 7 seems to have spurred Galaxy S8 sales even...

Galaxy S8+ Expected To Outsell Smaller Galaxy S8

04/24/2017, In case it wasn’t already obvious, the Samsung Galaxy S8 comes in two variants: the “regular” Galaxy S8 and the larger Galaxy S8+. Apart from the difference in a couple of features and features, for all intents and purposes both phones are pretty...

Galaxy S8 Reportedly Costs Over $300 To Make

04/23/2017, With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung has opted to price the phone high than its predecessors. Why is this? Sure, some might call it a bit greedy, but as it turns out Samsung might have a pretty good reason, and that is the fact that it costs...

Galaxy S8’s Iris Scanner To Be Used For Financial Transactions

04/21/2017, One of the features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 that was brought over from the Galaxy Note 7 is the iris scanner, which apparently is said to be more secure than other biometric forms of security such as fingerprints. This is also why it doesn’t surprise...

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S8 Won’t Get The Full Bixby Experience

04/21/2017, Leading up to the release of the Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung announced that the handset will not be launching with Bixby Voice. While they did not dive into details, some reports suggested that the feature was not working as well as Samsung had hoped which...

iPhone 7 Plus VS Galaxy S8, LG G6, Pixel, OnePlus 3T

04/21/2017, So now that both Samsung and LG have released their 2017 flagship phones which in theory should be more powerful than last year’s models, how do they fare against the competition? For those who are curious, the folks at EverythingApplePro have put...

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Headphones Are Tuned By AKG

04/21/2017, During MWC 2017, Samsung confirmed that the headphones bundled with the Galaxy S8 would be from AKG. This was pretty awesome news as you would assume that AKG headphones would be better than the default ones that most smartphone OEMs would include with...

Unlocked Galaxy S8 Handsets Now Available For Pre-Order

04/21/2017, Pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S8 have been available for a while now, although they were largely limited to carriers and the carrier variants. However if you’d rather not be tied down to any particular carrier for the next 24 months, you might be...

Samsung Galaxy S8 To Receive Update To Fix Red-Tinted Screens

04/21/2017, Earlier this week it was reported that some Samsung Galaxy S8 owner were reporting that their handsets had a reddish tint to them. The company tried to downplay the issue and stated that users could easily correct this themselves via their phone’s...

Sprint Launches Two-For-One Galaxy S8 Promotion

04/20/2017, Thinking of getting a Samsung Galaxy S8 for yourself and someone else at home? If you are, then you will most definitely be interested to learn that Sprint has announced that they will be holding a two-for-one promotion for the Samsung Galaxy S8, where as...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Appears To Survive The Bend Test

04/20/2017, When Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were launched, there was a bit of controversy regarding the durability of the phone where it seemed that it could be easily bent. Users were reporting that their phones were getting bent just by being inside their...

Samsung Downplays Galaxy S8’s Red Tint Display Problem

04/19/2017, Following the snafu that was the Galaxy Note 7’s launch last year, we’re sure that there are Samsung Galaxy S8 owners out there who might be a bit wary about any potential phone defects. In fact just recently it was reported that some early owners of...

iFixit Galaxy S8 Teardown Gives It A 4/10 For Repairability

04/18/2017, If you buy phones and you’re in it for the long haul, like 2-3 years, then things like how easy is the phone to repair is an important question. After all if a phone is difficult or almost impossible to repair, then either you’ll have to be very...

Samsung’s Bixby Voice Will Launch In Canada This Spring

04/18/2017, One of the touted features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 is its Bixby assistant feature. However it seems that for some reason, Samsung has chosen not to launch Bixby Voice with the handset. Instead Bixby will still be released with the Galaxy S8 but the Voice...