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Galaxy S8 DeX Station desktop dock leaks, shows off 4K support and built-in fan

The DeX Station sets the stage for the Samsung Galaxy Desktop experience.

Samsung’s Continuum-like DeX desktop dock has leaked, showing off its design as well as the features on offer. The accessory will be called the DeX Station, and will allow users to dock their Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus via a USB-C port at the bottom of the unit. The dock has two full-sized USB 2.0 ports for connecting peripherals like a mouse and keyboard, an HDMI out  [Read More…]

New Galaxy S8 leak reveals screen resolution as retail box breaks cover

The QHD+ panel on the Galaxy S8 has a resolution of 2960 x 1440.

The display scaling options we’ve seen on the Galaxy S7 with the Nougat update will be carried over to the Galaxy S8, albeit with a few changes to accommodate the tall display.

A new leaked image shows off the resolution settings for the Galaxy S8, which will also have three options: HD+ (1480×720), FHD+ (2220×1080), and QHD+ (2960×1440). The last option is  [Read More…]

Android O isn’t available in the Android Beta Program yet, will likely join in mid-May

Everyone with a Pixel or modern Nexus will get their opportunity to use Android O soon.

With Android O entering Developer Preview status, this is our first opportunity to download and run a preview version of the latest OS. Unfortunately for those who became accustomed to simply enrolling in the Android Beta Program and getting builds over-the-air, this first Developer Preview of Android O isn’t available in the Beta Program.

If you want Android O right now, your only  [Read More…]

How to enjoy March Madness live in VR

Watch the brackets fill out as though you were really there.

The NCAA March Madness Live VR app for your Gear VR is now offering courtside seats to six of the NCAA games happening from now until the Championship Game, making it possible for you to sit down and enjoy the game live. As long as you have your Samsung phone and a Gear VR, you’re able to jump in and enjoy!

Here’s everything you need to  [Read More…]

OnePlus arrives in Denmark via exclusive partnership with 3

Get your OnePlus 3T from 3!

Calling all Danes! The OnePlus 3T is now available in your country, exclusively available through 3. Both the 64GB and 128 GB models are available in Gunmetal. You can buy in-store or online with pricing starting at 99 kr./month for 30 months when you sign up for one of three service plans, or can be bought outright for as low as 4270 kr.

In its advertising, 3 is calling the OnePlus  [Read More…]

Catch CrackBerry Kevin talking BlackBerry KEYone on Cheddar!

Michaluk at that.

Here’s the deal: Android O may be all the rage today, and the Galaxy S8 is being announced soon, but the BlackBerry KEYone is definitely the most exciting phone to a subset of Android users. For those people, CrackBerry Kevin is giving the phone the boost it deserves, joining the Cheddar team at its New York studios prior to a meetup happening in the city on Wednesday, March 22. Watch the entire 10-minute segment below, and  [Read More…]

Android O hands-on preview: Top 10 features!

Surprise! Google just took the wraps off a new version of Android in developer preview form. Say hello to Android O!

It’s still early days for Android O, and Google will be adding new features over the course of four developer previews before it’s all finalized later in the summer. For now, what we have is a very early sneak peek at some of the new features — including notification channels, adaptive icons, and picture-in-picture mode for phones and  [Read More…]

We can now compare the Galaxy S8 in black, silver and ‘orchid’ colors

Now we just need to use the darn phone.

We’ve seen a whole host of in-person pictures and marketing renders of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, but this latest leak gives us a great look at both sizes of the phone from multiple angles and in all three colors. Oh yes, the colors: “black sky,” “orchid grey” and “arctic silver” are the purported official names. We can just call them black, orchid and silver.

The orchid  [Read More…]

A spacey Android O wallpaper is available for download

It’s been a good day for science for Android fans everywhere – as Google just introduced the Android O Developer Preview. The Android O Developer Preview can be installed on a few, select devices including the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player and Pixel C. And along with it, came an Android […]

Here’s what the Galaxy S8’s 5100mAh power bank accessory will look like

It’s fair to assume that the Galaxy S8 will be arriving with a refreshed accessory lineup.

It’s springtime (for some of us) and just as the flowers are blooming and the bees are buzzing through the meadows, so is Samsung preparing itself for its big flagship release later next month.

Practically everything about the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ seems to have been revealed, but of course, we won’t know if that’s the case until an official announcement from  [Read More…]