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Samsung is a South-Korean conglomerate which counts many subsidiaries like Samsung Electronics, which you probably know very well, but also Samsung Heavy Industries which builds ships, or Samsung Life Insurance, Samsung Securities and many more. Samsung is responsible for an amazing 20% of South Korea’s exports. In the consumer electronics world, Samsung has gone from being a company with a reputation for cheap products to becoming one of the most respected companies in the world.

Galaxy S8’s Facial Recognition Apparently Only Intended For ‘Fun’
Yesterday it was reported that the Samsung Galaxy S8’s facial unlock feature was tricked into unlocking using a photo. This highlights one of the problems of facial recognition tech at the moment where several years ago, Android’s own facial recognition system was similarly bypassed.

T-Mobile’s Des Unboxes The Galaxy S8 While Surrounded By Sharks
T-Mobile certainly knows how to draw attention to themselves, whether it be their mobile plans, their outspoken CEO, or their unboxing videos, which in the past we have seen them do all kinds of crazy stunts like unboxing the HTC 10 while at 10,000 feet. The company also did an unboxing of the Galaxy S7 last year underwater.

Samsung DeX Station Dock Now Available For Pre-Order
One of the rumored features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 was that it would come with Continuum-like features, where users could basically use the phone and connect it to a display and it would allow users to use it like they would with a desktop. Following the launch of the handset, the rumor was proven true.

Galaxy S8’s Camera Modules Reportedly Facing Manufacturing Issues
Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets are expected to officially go on sale on the 21st of April, but don’t be surprised if you discover that these handsets are difficult to get at launch. This is because according to a report from The Bell, there are manufacturing issues with camera modules that will be used with the Galaxy S8.

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Galaxy S8’s Facial Unlocking Tricked By Photograph
When facial recognition was introduced to Android, it was quickly discovered that the feature was merely a novelty because it was easily bypassed using a photo of the person who owns the device. Fast forward to today, and we’re sure many are wondering if Samsung has somehow found a way to fix that with the Galaxy S8.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition Announced
At the moment when it comes to mobile, Microsoft has been rather quiet on that front, although rumors of a Surface Phone have been popping up every now and then. However over the years we’ve seen the Redmond company make various attempts, such as releasing apps for both iOS and Android in an attempt to get users to use their products and services.

Samsung's Foldable Smartphone May Arrive Before Galaxy Note 8
Once Samsung decided to discontinue the Galaxy Note 7 last year there was speculation about the future of its phablet. Many claimed that the company was going to end the Note lineup altogether but Samsung later confirmed that it’s going to release another Note handset in 2017. It will presumably be called the Galaxy Note 8. Word on the street is that Samsung’s much-rumored foldable smartphone might actually arrive before […]

Galaxy S8+ With 6GB RAM May Be Launched In China Soon
Samsung made the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ official yesterday and confirmed their specifications. We now know that both handsets will feature 4GB RAM and 64GB of onboard storage in all markets across the globe. However, there has been talk of a 6GB RAM variant meant for just one market. According to a new report, the Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage will soon be released in […]

Bixby On Galaxy S8 Has Pinterest Visual Search Integration
Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ yesterday and detailed all of the new features that the flagship brings. Bixby is one of those features. It’s a voice control interface that basically lets users do anything they can on the device with a tap by using voice commands. It also has other neat tricks up its sleeve, one of which is Pinterest visual search integration.

Galaxy S8’s Battery Will Degrade Slower Than The Galaxy S7
With the mess that was the Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s exploding batteries, we’re sure that battery is one of the issues that are on the minds of many Samsung customers. Now we know that Samsung has already put into place safeguards and processes to ensure that the Note 7’s incident won’t happen again, but there is more.

Samsung’s Bixby Will Only Understand English And Korean For Now
With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, it seems that Samsung is getting into the voice assistant game (again) with the launch of Bixby. Extensive tests have yet to be done on Bixby so it is unclear how well it performs against the competition, but if you are excited to get your hands on it, there is something to take note of.

Galaxy S8, S8+ Resolutions Are Set To Full HD+ By Default
Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets are stunning devices and they sport pretty huge displays, at least bigger than their predecessors at 5.8-inch and 6.2-inches respectively. However interesting enough despite their huge displays, it has been noticed that the default resolution set for the phones is at Full HD+.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Is The First Phone With Bluetooth 5
Back towards the end of 2016, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group announced that manufacturers would now be able to incorporate Bluetooth 5 technology into their devices. Then the rumors surfaced suggesting that the Samsung Galaxy S8 could be the first to incorporate the technology into their handsets, and it looks like the rumors were true.

Galaxy S8 Pricing And Carrier Availability Revealed
After much rumor and speculation, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been officially revealed, and we’re sure that there are quite a few of you guys who are eager to get their hands on the handset. So the question is how much will the phone cost and when will it be available for purchase?