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Canadian Galaxy Note 8 units to receive Oreo update April 5

That’s this Thursday.

A brief delay between Galaxy S8 Oreo rollouts on U.S. and Canadian units is happening again with the Note 8. A week or so after the U.S. counterparts started receiving their Oreo updates, Canadian Note 8 users can look forward to Android 8.0 starting April 5.

While only Rogers has definitively issued a date on its update schedule, Samsung typically rolls out major updates to all of its carrier partners at once, and the Note  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 Active on AT&T and T-Mobile updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

The update’s rolling out now on both carriers.

Over the last couple weeks, U.S. carriers have been hard at work to update the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 to Android 8.0 Oreo. Shortly after Samsung’s main flagships got their Oreo treatment, the same can now be said for the S8’s Active cousin.

AT&T and T-Mobile are two of the three carriers in the United States that carry the Galaxy S8 Active, and both have started pushing Android  [Read More…]

Best Battery Cases for the Galaxy Note 8

Don’t be the sucker holding a $ 1000 phone with a dead battery!

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the latest ultra-functional smartphone that uses that glorious S Pen that allows you to do more with your phone throughout the day — as long as you don’t run out of battery life.

That’s where a battery case can come in real handy. If you’ve found your Note 8 battery can’t make it through a full day of  [Read More…]

Samsung lets us in on some of its Galaxy S9 960 fps slow-motion secrets

This is how the GS9 slows down time.

Amazingly slow motion video capture is the latest big differentiating feature on smartphones. And Samsung is one of the leaders right now, pushing to 960 fps on the Galaxy S9 — only matched by the Sony Xperia XZ2. But Samsung actually released its phone already, and it isn’t hard to see why people are excited about using the 960 fps slow motion mode.

Now that we’re over a month removed from  [Read More…]

Best Car Mounts for Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Stay secure. Arrive alive.

Phones like the Galaxy S9 and S9+ do a lot, including in-car navigation. With Google Maps, Spotify, Android Auto, and the open road, the Galaxy S9 is a perfect companion — but you need somewhere to put it while you’re obeying the rules of the road. That’s where these excellent car mounts come in.

Nite Ize Steelie iOttie Easy One Touch Qi Wireless Fast Charge Car Mount Anker Univeral Magnetic Car Mount Kenu  [Read More…]

Should you use a case with the Galaxy S9?

Yeah, yeah you probably should.

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+ are stunning to look at. The Infinity Display on the front is just as striking as it was on the S8 last year, the metal frame is sturdy, and the glass back in its multiple colors puts the utilitarian look of the Pixel 2 to shame. However, as nice as the S9 series looks, it’s not the most durable.

While the use of glass for the S9  [Read More…]

T-Mobile now offers a Galaxy S9 BOGO deal (for a limited time)

Need two Galaxy S9s in your life? T-Mobile recently announced a BOGO deal on Samsung’s new flagship which allows existing and new subscribers to buy a Galaxy S9 and get one for free.

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Oreo update starts rolling out to T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 8

All carrier variants of the Galaxy Note 8 in the U.S. have made the switch to Oreo.

T-Mobile’s variant of the Galaxy Note 8 is starting to receive the stable Android 8.0 Oreo update. AT&T was the first to roll out the update last month, and Verizon and Sprint followed suit last week. With T-Mobile commencing its update, all carrier variants of the Note 8 in the U.S. have made the switch to Oreo.

T-Mobile’s senior social  [Read More…]

T-Mobile announces upcoming Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has already received the Android 8.0 Oreo update across three of the four major carriers in the United States. T-Mobile has been the odd man out, until today’s announcement.

The carrier has now announced that the Oreo update for the Galaxy Note 8 has been approved. The rollout should begin Sunday. T-Mobile’s product manager Des had to specify that this is not an April Fools’ joke, which is definitely appreciated.

Check for updates in Settings when Sunday  [Read More…]

Here are the five best Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus cases you can buy right now (Vol. 3)

Have you picked up a new Samsung Galaxy S9 or Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus? Here are five of our favorite cases you can buy right now!

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