Tag Archive: note


Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: A second opinion

In a post-Galaxy S8 world, the Note 8 is safe, predictable and arguably overpriced. But it’s still one of the very best Android phones you can buy right now.

Until recently, the last Galaxy Note I could actually buy in the UK was a model released almost three years ago. 2015’s Note 5 never reached European shores, and the Note 7 was canned just before the official Euro release could begin. It’s been a rough couple of  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 8 now has the highest-rated Android camera, says DxOMark

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is now tied with the iPhone 8 Plus as the highest-ranked smartphone camera in the world.

With the release of every major flagship, a few different things happen. Reviews flood the Internet with varying opinions, drop/durability tests are conducted, people dig through to find every last new feature, and the cameras are tested out to their fullest potential. DxOMark has been testing smartphone camera quality for years, and it just gave the Samsung Galaxy  [Read More…]

How to use Live message on the Galaxy Note 8

You can add some flair and personality to your messages by using Live message on the Note 8.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a great phone that gives you more control over aspects of your experience using the S Pen. One of these great features is Live message, a widget that lets you animate messages using text, drawing, and backgrounds. We’ve got the details on how to use it right here!

How to create a live  [Read More…]

How to fix Galaxy Note 8 battery life problems

Your phone doesn’t have to die at dinnertime every day.

The Galaxy Note 8 is a big phone, but it doesn’t exactly have a massive battery. In order to keep the phone relatively thin, light and manageable — as best as a 6.3-inch phone can be — the battery had to stay on the small side at 3300mAh. While it’s enough capacity for most people on an average day, not everyone uses their phone the same way  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 8: Top 8 S Pen features!

Iconic smartphone features are few and far between. Yet with the original Galaxy Note back in 2011, Samsung defined an entire category of phones. You can dismiss it as gimmickry, but the S Pen is unique — no-one has managed to do pen input on a phone as well as Samsung.

The new Galaxy Note 8 takes the S Pen’s capabilities to new levels, further refining features that Note owners have appreciated for more than half a decade. In  [Read More…]

ZeroLemon intros Samsung Galaxy Note 8 case for double the battery life

Despite being an impressive phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 does not take advantage of an impressive battery. The device relies on a battery of 3,300 mAh capacity (smaller than its predecessor) which might prove insufficient for those who are constantly on their phone. Fortunately, case manufacturer ZeroLemon wants to help you cope with this […]

Best ways to secure and unlock your Galaxy Note 8

Any method that keeps your Note 8 locked is a good way, but some are better than others.

We’ve said it a million times (and we really mean it): your personal information, financial details, address book, photos and all the rest of the “stuff” on your phone should only be seen by people you want to see it. That means you should pay attention to the things apps you install want to do with all of it,  [Read More…]

Zizo cases for the Galaxy Note 8: Rugged, stylish, and a little bit weird

Zizo makes some uniquely designed rugged cases for the Note 8.

Starting at over $ 900, the Galaxy Note 8 is as expensive as flagship phones come. Keeping the Note 8 protected at all times will likely require a case rugged enough to withstand everything that life throws at you along with a tempered glass screen protector, too.

If you know you’ll need that full protection Zizo shipped us their full line of cases for the Note  [Read More…]

How to disable the Edge screen on Galaxy Note 8

If you don’t want the hassle of the edge screen, turn it off!

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gives you access to the Edge screen which can make it easier to access certain contacts and apps. However many people never take advantage of the Edge screen’s capabilities. If it does of a better job of getting in your way than it does of making things easier, then you may want to disable it. We’ve got the details  [Read More…]

Best Cases for Galaxy Note 8

Kep your Note 8 protected from day one on with a quality case.

The Galaxy Note 8 is shaping up to be a contender for phone of the year. Now that the phone is shipping, it’s the perfect time to pick up one of the best cases to keep your new phone protected.

We’ve broken things down by the manufacturer and offered direct links to some of our favorite styles. But ultimately the choice is yours, and  [Read More…]