T-Mobile Halts Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Rollout

Earlier this year it was announced that the Android 8.0 Oreo update would be rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 handsets. However it seems that if you’re a T-Mobile customer with a Note 8 device, it appears that the carrier has halted the rollout of the update without really saying why.

Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Released

The Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ were the first devices from Samsung to receive the much-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update this year. Samsung conducted a lengthy Oreo beta test for both devices before finally rolling out the new firmware to all users several weeks ago. The Galaxy Note 8 was always going to be the next in line to receive Oreo and it’s finally getting the update.

Android 8.0 Oreo Update For Galaxy Note 8 Could Be Released Soon

With the Android P developer preview already having been released, it is surprising that there are quite a few devices out there that have yet to be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo. In fact the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one of them, although if recent reports are accurate, that could be changing in the near future.

Samsung Offers Free Gear IconX Earbuds With Galaxy S8 And Galaxy Note 8

Samsung is going to unveil its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+, a few days from now and as the company’s fans are focused on the upcoming launch, the company wants to move more units of its existing flagship models to keep up their sales momentum. Perhaps that’s why Samsung is now offering a pair of free Gear IconX earphones with every new purchase of a […]


OnePlus 5T VS Galaxy Note 8 In Hilarious Speed Test Video

The OnePlus 5T is no slouch and according to some speed tests that we’ve seen, it has proven that it has more than what it takes to hold its own. Now it appears that OnePlus is doing their own speed test video which we have to say is hardly scientific or accurate, but it is pretty damn hilarious.

Mate 10 Pro VS iPhone X VS Note 8 In Speed Test

Unfortunately unlike 2016’s iPhone 7 Plus which seemed to dominate the speed test scene for quite a while, the new iPhone X doesn’t seem quite as speedy. Either that or Android OEMs in 2017 have stepped up their efforts. For those looking for more comparisons, you’re in luck as PhoneBuff is out with a new video.

Samsung Bundling Free AKG Bluetooth Headphones With Galaxy S8, Note 8

Handset makers typically bundle free headphones with their phones, but these are usually the cheap, wired headphones that don’t exactly sound fantastic, but do a good enough job where you can’t really complain about it. However if you wanted something a bit more substantial, Samsung has a promo for you.

Special Olympic Winter Games Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Unveiled

If you have yet to buy a new phone and you’ve been eyeing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, it seems that Samsung has unveiled a special edition version of the phone. This is in celebration of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games which will be held in South Korea, and for that Samsung has created a special version of the phone.

Users Reporting Galaxy S8, S8+, Note 8 Waking Up At Random

If you were to check the battery settings on your phone to find out about its usage, more often than not the display of your phone is usually the biggest battery drainer. However it seems that thanks to a recent update that Samsung has pushed out to its phone, its displays are now draining even more battery than ever, according to a series of posts on Reddit.

Samsung Says It Has Received Some Reports Of Galaxy Note 8 Units Dying

It was recently reported that some Galaxy Note 8 users have experienced an unusual issue. They are unable to revive their device after the battery runs out. The handset just won’t turn on no matter how long it’s charged for. It wasn’t immediately clear what’s causing the issue. Most of the reports came from users in the United States so it’s likely that the variant that runs on the Snapdragon […]

Some Galaxy Note 8 Units Dying After Battery Hits 0% Charge

While Samsung has managed to avoid the battery fiasco of the Galaxy Note 7 in the Galaxy Note 8, it seems that they might have a new problem on their hands. According to multiple reports from around the web (via SamMobile), it seems that there are some Note 8 owners who are finding out that their phones have essentially “died”.

Galaxy Note 8’s OIS Beats Out The Competition In Comparison Video

These days when it comes to flagship phones, not only are these devices expected to sport dual camera lenses and a Portrait Mode feature, but they are also expected to come with image stabilization technology, whether it be electronic or optical. However not all stabilization tech is made equal, as demonstrated in the video below.

HTC U11+ VS Galaxy Note 8 In Speed Test

With the price that premium flagships are commanding these days, obviously nobody wants to be stuck with a “slow” phone, and if you’re trying to decide between the HTC U11+ and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, then PhoneBuff might have a video worth checking out as they compare the speeds between both phones.

Pixel 2 Beats Out The Competition In LTE Speed Test

While on the surface and on paper, most flagship phones these days seem identical, there are underlying differences that can set phones apart from each other in ways that you might not even realize. Recently a test published by PC Mag has revealed that when it comes to LTE speeds on our smartphones, the Pixel 2 could be worth considering.