Tag Archive: Galaxy


How to set up Samsung’s Secure Folder on the Galaxy S8

Secure Folder makes it easy to keep your stuff where only you can get to it.

Secure Folder is a component of Samsung Knox that gives you a “compartment” to hold apps and files that is separate from the rest of the phone. You don’t need to create a new user or go through any hoops to get it up and running, and once you’re all set up you can not only keep private files private but  [Read More…]

Grab the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 9.7-inch for a discounted $543 from Amazon

In case you’re looking for a tablet right now, you should know Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 3 9.7-inch is currently available for purchase with a discount from Amazon. The tablet with 32GB of internal storage can be yours for $ 543.48, which means you’ll be able to save $ 56. It’s not a huge discount, but if you […]

Samsung Galaxy S9 apparently in development, because of course it is

Galaxy S9 and S9+ development reportedly 3-4 months ahead of previous devices.

Once again, your shiny new Samsung Galaxy S8 is OLD NEWS. According to reports from the Korean press, development of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ is apparently already well underway, under the codenames “Star” and “Star 2” respectively. That’s entirely unsurprinsing in itself — you’d certainly expect next year’s phone to be in the works by now, as we approach the midway point of 2017.  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 iris scanner unsurprisingly bypassed with picture of an eye and a little time

Our expectations of what it takes to get into our phones have been set too high.

The Galaxy S8‘s iris scanning is quicker and more accurate than when it debuted (for a short period) on the Galaxy Note 7, saving us from using the fingerprint sensor every time we want to unlock the phone. But it doesn’t guarantee your phone can’t be accessed by an unwanted person, as the Chaos Computer Club has easily demonstrated.

The CCC shows  [Read More…]

How to prepare your Galaxy S8 for Google Daydream

The countdown to Daydream with a Galaxy S8 has begun, are you ready?

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will soon be the only phone capable of using both forms of high quality mobile VR, so if you’ve been eager to see if the grass really is greener on the other side you’ll soon be able to see for yourself.

Just like the Gear VR, you need to do a few things to make sure your phone is good to  [Read More…]

How to enable iris scanning and face unlock on the Galaxy S8

How do I unlock the Galaxy S8 with my face?

The Galaxy Note 7 (RIP) was the first Samsung device with biometric unlock, but along with iris scanning, the Galaxy S8 brings back an old trick: face unlock. Both are fast and secure, and make up for the awkward placement of the fingerprint sensor. Here’s how to use them to unlock your phone.

Biometrics on the Galaxy S8 explained

How to enable iris unlock on the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy S8, S8+ BOGO deal is infinitely better than T-Mobile’s

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a Galaxy S8 deal you can’t afford to miss!

We’ve seen it many times before, and it will continue to happen. New phones release and cellular carriers offer these ridiculous “Buy one get one free” promotions to entice people to purchase them, but most of the time the offers are quite terrible and require you to change plans, get small credits each month for 24 months and more. Samsung  [Read More…]

This is how the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will look like

The fact that a Samsung Galaxy S8 Active model will soon be landing at AT&T was revealed last month. Now it seems we’re getting closer to the product’s launch, as the phone has appeared at the Wireless Power Consortium (the consortium behind Qi wireless charging) in a live image. This year Samsung has unveiled two […]

Protect your Galaxy S8 for just $25 today

The Galaxy S8 is a beautiful device, but it can also be a bit on the fragile side, so you may want to protect it. Seidio’s DILEX case offers two layers of protection without a ton of bulk and a kickstand for just $ 25.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 dummy hints at embedded fingerprint scanner

After the Galaxy S8 launch, all eyes are turning towards Samsung’s upcoming flagship, the Galaxy Note 8 which has already started visiting the rumor mill quite often. Case in point, a few images of an alleged Galaxy Note 8 dummy appeared on China’s Weibo micro-blogging website, showing the upcoming phone in comparison to last year’s […]