Category Archives: Samsung

Coral Blue Galaxy S8 arrives to the US this Friday. Superb

The device has already been available to pre-order for a while, and now it will finally hit the retail shelves. Blue Coral colour variant will be a Best Buy exclusive. It will be available either unlocked or on Sprint, Verizon or AT&T. Blue Coral will cost as much as every other Galaxy S8, although Samsung is taking $150 off its retail versions for a limited time. If you want yourself a Galaxy S8 and don’t mind the colour, now might be a good time to buy it. ...

Android O release date rumoured, and what is all the fuss really about

According to a rumour of a hearsay of a tea-leaves reading, Android O(atmeal Cookie, probably) will be released on early-to-mid August 2017. First phones to get the update will be Google Pixel, Nexus 5X and 6P and LG V30, with Samsung, HTC, Sony and others following by the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018.That is cool, but pray tell, why should we even be interested? What is the big deal about Android O? Nothing if you ask me, but I suppose most smartphone-oriented people will be very much interested in, among other things:– improvements to the system,– tweaked ...

Samsung’s Bixby gets voice support in the US. Yaay

As cool as Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus were, they lacked one feature that Samsung promised before their release – a fully operational Bixby assistant. Samsung’s AI has lacked voice support, an essential part of any smartphone AI. Thankfully, no more! At least if you live in the US.Update rollout begins immediately for both Galaxy s8 and S8 Plus owners in the United States. If your phone is still not getting it, please do not worry – it will eventually, probably in a day or two. Those of you who do not live in the US are out of luck, though, as Samsung has not stated when will ...

PayPal will be integrated with Samsung Pay in the US

Samsung has officially announced that PayPal will become a new payment option online, in-store and in-app when using Samsung Pay feature. Samsung and PayPal had come to an agreement which will allow you to use your PayPal account wallets anywhere where Samsung Pay is accepted.Samsung’s decision is probably influenced by the competition; Apple has already added PayPal support to Apple Music, Apple Store and iTunes. Are you interested in seeing how Samsung’s new feature will work, or do you consider it a pointless gimmick? Let me know. ...

Another leaked render of Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, phone said to launch soon

Codenamed Cruiser, Galaxy S8 Active will be an AT&T excusive in the US. There was a fair amount of leaks and gossip regarding the device online: leaked certifications, render or two, the works. Today, yet another leak joins the party. This time we get to see what both the device as a whole and its screen will look like. Personally I am not impressed. Maybe I miss something.Specification:– 5.8′ AMOLED screen, – Exynos 8895 CPU,– 4GB RAM,– built to the MIL-STD-810G standard (durable). ...

Dual camera setup in Galaxy C7 (2017)? Possibly

This rumour is based on a Tweet from Chinese leakster known as @mmddj_china. Mysterious leakster’s message says, quote, ” The forth Samsung Dual camera smartphone,Samsung GALAXY C7 2017 is soon finished the test,and go sales”.As inarticulate as it is, tweet clearly states that the 2017 version of Samsung Galaxy C7 smartphone will be packing dual cameras. In addition, @mmddj_china believes that the device will come out soon. Seeing how the phone has already received two certifications, this may as well be true. ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s protective screen cover leaks again

Honestly, there is little to say about it. Cover’s reported measures are 162.4 x 74.5 x 9.5mm. That is a bit larger than that of Galaxy S8. Reason for this is probably Note 8’s larger Infinity Display as well as stylus pen storage compartment.Screen cover for Galaxy Note 8 will protect an impressive 6.3′ Infinity display. Device will also come out with a dual 13mpx camera setup, either Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895 CPU, 6GB of RAM and a 3300mAh battery. If Evan Blass is to be believed (and he almost always is), device will cost tad over one thousand dollars. If that ...

Coral Blue Galaxy S8 available on Best Buy US tomorrow. Also a possible Galaxy S8 promo

Droid Life, an Android news community, believes that the new, blue colour variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8 will become available tomorrow in the US and as a Best Buy exclusive. Coral Blue is fourth of five colour variants promised by Samsung after the release of Galaxy S8. If Coral Blue gets released tomorrow, Maple Gold will be the last colour missing.On a side note, Droid Life also believes that BestBuy might run a Galaxy S8 promotion sometime next month. Prices may be cut by even $250 dollars. ...

Samsung SM-G9600 leaked on Geekbench. Snapdragon 840 and more

The name of phone’s CPU may make you believe otherwise, but this device will not be a flagship. According to what we know, Snapdragon 840 is ”just” a slightly upgraded version of Snapdragon 820 – quad-core, running at 1.77GHz. Judging by both this and what little else we know of the rest of the phone’s specification (4GB RAM, Android 7.1.2 OS), some believe that SM-G9600 is either Galaxy S8 Lite or Galaxy S8 Mini. ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might be revealed in late August

Reportedly, an unnamed Samsung executive confirmed that Galaxy Note 8, Samsung’s upcoming flagship, will be revealed by the end of August. Some papers, like The Bell, believe that Note 8 will be revealed on August 23rd; others, like The Investor, think the device will be shown to public on August 26th. Note 8’s reveal will come earlier than expected (September was the first supposed date) mostly because Samsung wants to beat Apple to the punch by releasing their flagship before iPhone 8 comes out.Lets hope that Samsung’s rush will not do what it may have done to Galaxy ...