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Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus And Galaxy Note 8 Get May Android Security Patch On Verizon And T-Mobile

Verizon and T-Mobile both released the latest Android security patch for the Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, and Galaxy Note 8. The updates are rolling out now.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 26, 2018

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Render Shows It Isn't A Big Upgrade From The Note 8

The upcoming Galaxy Note 9 might have been leaked. A render of its front side made its way online, showing that it would not be that much of an upgrade from the Note 8 after all.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8 Get A Galaxy S9 Feature: GIF Support For Always-On Display

The Samsung Galaxy S9 GIF support feature is now included in the latest software update for the Galaxy S8 and Note 8. Users can activate the option for its always-on display directly from the settings menu.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 1, 2018

Samsung To Finally Roll Out Android 8.0 Oreo Update For Unlocked Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8

The unlocked Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 will finally receive the Android 8.0 Oreo update in two to three weeks. Samsung also explained why operating system upgrades are slower for unlocked smartphones compared to carrier-locked versions.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 26, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rolls Out To Select Users

A Samsung Galaxy Note 8 user on AT&T already received Android 8.0 Oreo, so it seems the update is rolling out to select users. Samsung and AT&T have yet to make an official announcement.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 1, 2018

The iPhone X Camera Is The Best Among All Smartphones, Says Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports ranked the iPhone X camera as the best among all smartphones in the industry. The rankings, however, does not yet include Samsung's latest flagships, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

Apple March 1, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy Note 8 Now Come With Free Gear IconX Wireless Earbuds Worth $199.99

Samsung kicked off a new limited-time promotion, offering its Gear IconX wireless earbuds for free with the purchase of a Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, or Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. The earbuds normally cost $199.99.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 20, 2018

Expensive iPhone X And Galaxy Note 8 Drove Global Average Smartphone Price To Record Surge: GFK

The global average smartphone sales price has seen great growth year-on-year, although most smartphones didn't get more expensive. The growth could be attributed to expensive flagships such as the iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 26, 2018

Samsung Announces Special Galaxy Note 8 Edition, But You Can't Buy It

Samsung announced a new Galaxy Note 8 limited edition for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The company made only a few thousand units, however, and its availability will be very limited.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 18, 2018

iPhone X Beats Galaxy Note 8 In Extreme OLED Burn-In Test

The iPhone X beat the Galaxy Note 8 and the Galaxy S7 Edge in an extreme OLED burn-in test performed by Cetizen. The smartphones were subjected to 510 hours of displaying a static image at full brightness.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 4, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S8 Owners Are Reporting A Wake-Up Bug That Turns Screen On, Drains Battery

Samsung’s Galaxy 2017 flagship models have reportedly been hit by a new issue called 'wake-up bug.' The bug inadvertently turns on the screen of the Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, and Note 8 and drains the device’s battery.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 3, 2018

Samsung Responds To Galaxy Note 8 Battery Issues, Says It Only Got A Few Reports

Samsung acknowledged that it received reports of Galaxy Note 8 units dying, but only a few. The company offered a brief statement on the matter but has yet to fix anything or explain what went wrong.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 3, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Battery Issues: Some Units Won't Charge After Battery Drain

Some Galaxy Note 8 units are having battery issues, becoming unresponsive and no longer charging if their battery drains completely. Samsung has yet to offer a solution, and it's replacing affected units with refurbished devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 28, 2017

Galaxy Note 8's OIS Trounces The Competition: iPhone X, Pixel 2, And Mate 10 Pro Can't Compare

New videos show that the competition is no match for the Galaxy Note 8's OIS. In other words, rivals such as the iPhone X, Pixel 2, and Mate 10 Pro just got showed up.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 26, 2017

iPhone X Falls Behind Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, And Even iPhone 8: Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports ranks the iPhone X below the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, and even the iPhone 8 in its recommended list of smartphones. That's because its durability and battery life aren't on par with the competition.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 6, 2017

OnePlus 5T Wins Fast Charging Showdown; iPhone 8 And iPhone X Fail To Keep Up With Android Smartphones

A special report by Tom's Guide crowned the OnePlus 5T as the winner of a fast-charging showdown between current flagship smartphones. The iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, meanwhile, failed to keep up with their Android counterparts.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 4, 2017

Windows Phones Are Dead: That's Why Microsoft Sells Android Phones Now, Such As The Galaxy Note 8

The Microsoft Store is getting yet another Android phone. This time around, it's the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and it's joining the likes of the Galaxy S8 and Razer Phone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 28, 2017

AT&T Black Friday BOGO Deals: Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, And Galaxy S8 Active

AT&T is offering BOGO deals on Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, S8 Active, and Note 8, albeit not all qualify for a full BOGO. Some will require a difference so the second one will be heavily discounted, but not exactly free.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 22, 2017

Samsung Black Friday 2017 Deals: Get The Galaxy Note 8 With Free Gear 360 Camera, And Other Offers

Samsung fans can now take a look at what the company has planned for Black Friday 2017. Deals include offers for the Galaxy Note 8 and the Galaxy S8, alongside discounts for devices such as the Chromebook Plus.

Gadgets November 13, 2017

Samsung Goes After Apple In New Savage Ad: Mocks Dongles, The iPhone X Notch, And More

Samsung has released a new ad for its Galaxy devices, and unsurprisingly, it’s going after Apple’s phones yet again. With a longtime iPhone user as the protagonist, Samsung manages to show how its phone have always been better.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 6, 2017

Buh-Bye, Bixby: Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8 Owners Can Finally Disable The Bixby Button

Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 owners, you can now say goodbye to Bixby or, to be exact, completely disable the Bixby button. That's good news if you've always wanted to keep Samsung's virtual assistant quiet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 4, 2017

Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition In The US, But What’s The Difference?

Samsung hasn’t forgotten about the business and enterprise sector. It’s releasing an Enterprise Edition of the Galaxy Note 8 pretty soon, loaded with security and management features IT people will love.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 2, 2017

It's A Tie: Samsung Galaxy Note 8, iPhone 8 Plus Both Top DxOMark's Mobile Camera Ranking

DxOMark has just declared the new number 1 smartphone in mobile photography, but the winner is not one but two: the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 4, 2017

Samsung Has Already Won The Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPhone X Rivalry: Here's Why

Apple has not yet launched its premium smartphone, but Samsung has already won the Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPhone X rivalry. This is because Samsung stands to earn a lot of money from its intriguing relationship with Apple.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 2, 2017

Galaxy Note 8 Faster Than iPhone 8 Plus In Real-World Speed Test

The Galaxy Note 8 beat the iPhone 8 Plus in a real-world speed test carried out by YouTuber David Rahimi for his PhoneBuff channel. The result is surprising, given the dominant benchmark scores of Apple's A11 Bionic chip.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 29, 2017

You Can Finally Disable The Annoying Bixby Button On Your Samsung Galaxy S8 And Note 8

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 owners now have the option to disable the Bixby button via the latest update, but remapping the dedicated key is still not allowed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 19, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Too Expensive? Then The Cheaper LG V30 Could Be Just The Thing

The LG V30 is reportedly going to be cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which could be what budget-conscious consumers have been looking for.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 11, 2017

Record-Breaking Galaxy Note 8 Preorders Show People Have Forgotten About The Whole Note 7 Disaster

Samsung has now claimed that the Galaxy Note 8 has gotten more preorders than any Note phones previously released. This essentially suggests that customers simply don’t care about the whole Note 7 disaster anymore.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 9, 2017

YouTube Launches HDR Option On Select LG, Samsung, And Sony Xperia Phones, But Several Users Are Reporting Major Problems

The YouTube app now supports a number of HDR playback options for HDR-compliant smartphones. But several users who got to try the new feature have started reporting major performance and playback issues.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 9, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Is A Beast ... With A Wonky Facial Recognition Lock

A word to the wise, don't rely on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8's facial recognition for security. Why? Because a simple photo can outsmart it.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 6, 2017

T-Mobile Launches Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Buy One, Get One Free Deal: Here's How To Qualify

T-Mobile has launched a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 buy one, get one deal. Availing the offer, however, will require customers to fulfill a certain set of requirements, and here they are.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 2, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8's Screen Gets An A+ From DisplayMate, Its Highest Grade Ever

Samsung has another A+ from DisplayMate in the bag thanks to the Galaxy Note 8's screen. That just goes to show how impressive the smartphone maker's OLED technology really is.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 29, 2017

Galaxy Note 7 Owners, Here's What You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 Trade-in Promo

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 trade-in promo is just the thing for former Galaxy Note 7 owners, allowing them to get discounts of up to $425, but it's not exactly black and white.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 28, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Preorders For Accessories Show That The World Has Already Forgotten The Exploding Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has seemingly achieved the impossible of making the world forget the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco through the Galaxy Note 8. Mobile Fun revealed that preorders for Galaxy Note 8 accessories are trending higher compared to the Galaxy Note 7.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 26, 2017

Should You Buy The Galaxy Note 8, Or Wait For The iPhone 8? Here's Our Answer

Samsung launched preorders for the Galaxy Note 8, while Apple has not yet unveiled the iPhone 8. Should customers in the hunt for a new smartphone buy the Galaxy Note 8 now, or should they wait for the iPhone 8?

Apple August 25, 2017

Here Comes The Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Galaxy Note 7 Customers Will Get Discounts, Gear VR Owners Will Need New Headsets

Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 8, with preorders starting Aug. 24 and the release date set for Sept. 15. The arrival of the smartphone will impact former Galaxy Note 7 owners and current Gear VR users.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Now Official: Specs, New Features, Price, And Everything You Need To Know

Samsung has finally unveiled the proper sequel to its ill-fated Note 7. The Galaxy Note 8 boasts an Infinity Display, an S Pen, and top-tier specs, but its price will make you squeamish.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Release Date Rumored For Next Week, But Does It Really Matter?

A new rumor claims that Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 8 in the United States as soon as next week. However, does the Galaxy Note 8 release date really matter, as it goes up against Apple's iPhone 8?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 14, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Include A Feature That Apple Launched On The iPhone 6s

Samsung will launch a new feature on the Galaxy Note 8 that Apple introduced in the iPhone 6s two years ago. Are Samsung and Apple just copying each other now?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 10, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Release Date Leaked: Smartphone Will Launch Same Day As LG V30, Before Apple iPhone 8

A source has leaked the Galaxy Note 8 release date for South Korea, and likely also for the rest of the world. Samsung will launch the smartphone alongside the LG V30 and before Apple releases the iPhone 8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 4, 2017

Final Galaxy Note 8 Specs Leaked: Samsung Fans, Are You Ready For This?

Prolific leaker Evan Blass has revealed the final specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Here are all the details about the upcoming smartphone, including its design, processor, and camera.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 3, 2017

This Might Be The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 For Real

A new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 render has just been leaked by trusted tipster Evan Blass, possibly showing the final design of the forthcoming device. Samsung will unveil its flagship Note device on Aug. 23.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 2, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition In The Works With 256 GB Storage, 6 GB RAM

Samsung is working on the Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition, with 256 GB of internal storage and 6 GB of RAM. The move follows what the company did for the Galaxy S8, which had a special version in South Korea.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 27, 2017

This Week's Top Samsung Galaxy Note 8 News: Aug. 23 Launch, Closer Looks, Bixby-Powered Accessory, And Possible Colors

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 finally has an official launch date, further intensifying the hype surrounding the device. What else did we find out about the upcoming smartphone this week?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 23, 2017

New Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Renders Give A Closer Look At The Upcoming Phablet

A new set of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 renders have now surfaced, showing the handset’s alleged final design. The Infinity Display is pretty much a shoo-in, as is the S Pen and what looks to be the Bixby key.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 22, 2017

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