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Android Oreo hitting unlocked Galaxy Note 8 and locked Galaxy S8 Active

U.S carriers over the past few weeks have been busy releasing the firmware to update the Note 8 to Android Oreo. Left in the dark was the unlocked variant of the Note 8 due to its extensive testing requirements. That is now about to change as the device is finally getting Android 8.0. The update […]

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Unlocked Galaxy Note 8 in the U.S. is being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

The update is a little over 1122MB.

Wireless carriers in the U.S. have recently been updating the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Android 8.0 Oreo, but those that bought the phone unlocked have been missing out. Thankfully, after months and months of waiting, the update is finally being rolled out.

We just received the 8.0 Oreo update on our U.S. unlocked Galaxy Note 8 today, and it weighs in at a little over 1122MB. This also changes the  [Read More…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

The Galaxy Note 8 has been updated to Oreo on these U.S. carriers

The waiting game is over!

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 is still one of the most powerful Android phones on the market, and now that Android Oreo is making its way to the device on U.S. carriers, it’s about to get even better for a lot of users.

The Oreo update is still in its early days for the Note 8, but in any case, these are the carriers that have updated it so far.

AT&T

AT&T is  [Read More…]

Unlocked Galaxy S8 and Note 8 will get Oreo in 2-3 weeks

You can thank “rigorous testing” for the delay.

Over the past couple weeks, all four major carriers in the United States started pushing Android Oreo to the Galaxy S8 on their networks. This came as exciting news for people that purchased the phone through these companies, but those rocking unlocked models have been left in the cold. Thankfully, a Samsung employee recently shed some light on what’s going on.

On the official Samsung forums, moderator SamsungTrevor shared  [Read More…]

Best Leather Cases for Galaxy Note 8

Give your Note 8 a touch of class with a leather case.

The Galaxy Note 8 is a beautiful phone so it only makes sense to find a case that accents its features. You know what always looks good? Leather.

There’s a good variety of leather cases available for the Note 8, and different styles, too — whether you’re looking for something that looks like an old, weathered book, a classic folio wallet, or just something with  [Read More…]

Unlocked Galaxy S8 and Note 8 will receive Android Oreo in 2-3 weeks

Despite the fact that Android P Developer Preview is already out, some of the flagship devices are still waiting to get Android Oreo. The rollout of Android Oreo for carrier models of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ started a few weeks back, but unlocked devices and the Note 8 were left in the dark. Hopefully, that […]

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