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Galaxy Note 8 SD card: Top things you need to know

Here’s what you need to know about the Note 8’s SD card slot.

With a bump up to 64GB of internal storage, fewer people will find it necessary to pop an SD card into their Galaxy Note 8. But for those who need to have tons of storage available, even without a network connection, an SD card slot is a necessity.

If you fall into the latter camp, or are considering the merits of getting an SD  [Read More…]

Video: LG V30 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are two of the biggest new Android flagships right now. Both offer beautiful designs, high-end specs and unique dual camera technologies. They’re not exactly direct competitors though — if nothing else, there’s a big price and size gap between them. The V30 is expected to retail a couple hundred U.S. dollars below the Note 8’s lofty price point.

Still, they’re both significant launches in the Android calendar from two companies with  [Read More…]

Samsung’s great Galaxy Note 8 order freebies end Sept 24, so act fast!

Well, we had a good run.

After weeks of pre-orders and another full week of actual in-store sales, the Galaxy Note 8 is falling out of its honeymoon period and getting into the swing of things. That means that Samsung’s “do bigger things” incentives for getting in on the Galaxy Note 8 are coming to a close — September 24 is the end of the line for the freebies.

That means if you want to get a  [Read More…]

How to set up the fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy Note 8

After setting it up, you can unlock your phone with a fingerprint.

Fingerprint sensors offer a viable alternative to unlocking your phone with a pattern, or having no security on your phone at all. While the sensor of the Note 8 is a bit peskier for some folks to reach, it can make unlocking your phone easier in a pinch. We’ve got all the details on how to set up and personalize this feature!

How to set  [Read More…]

How to disable icon notification badges on the Galaxy Note 8

This could be your favorite feature … or it could annoy you every single day.

Notification badges are a small but divisive feature that has sparked many an argument among smartphone users. Many users, particularly anyone who’s used an iPhone, greatly appreciate seeing that little circle on their app icons indicating the number of unread notifications. Notification badges have had a spotty but improving past on Android, and listening to demand, Samsung includes this feature in the  [Read More…]

How to use multi window mode on the Galaxy Note 8

Multitask using two apps on one screen with multi-window mode on the Galaxy Note 8!

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 delivers the tallest screen yet in this line of phones. This, of course, means that using multi-window mode is more awesome than ever before. We’ve got the details on how to use multiple windows with your Note 8 so that you never miss an email or a message!

How to open multi window mode How to close  [Read More…]

How to move apps to your SD card on the Galaxy Note 8

A little storage management can go a long way.

Samsung knows that simply having an SD card slot in its phones increases sales. What you actually do with that slot is up to you. One of the historically popular use cases is to move apps over to the card to save as much of the internal storage as possible for things that can’t be moved over.

While not every app can be moved to the Galaxy Note  [Read More…]

Best Wireless Chargers for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

What are the best wireless chargers for Galaxy Note 8?

If you ask Apple, wireless charging is the latest and greatest feature for smartphones — and one that Samsung has been perfecting on its line of Galaxy phones since 2014.

Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 8 carries on that tradition with the same Wireless Fast Charge abilities as the Galaxy S8, and many of the best wireless chargers available are compatible with old and new Samsung  [Read More…]

How to customize Always On Display on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung has slowly improved its Always On Display — here’s how to get started with it.

Even when your Galaxy Note S8‘s display is “off,” it isn’t really off. Always On Display triggers right away, and continues to show you useful information that’s available at a glance so you don’t always have to turn on the whole display just to check the time or see if you have notifications. It’s a neat tool that works well right  [Read More…]

Note 8’s ‘x2’ zoom toggle doesn’t always use the telephoto sensor

Like many who received their new and shiny Note 8 this past Friday, I’ve been profoundly enjoying playing around with this fabulously engineered device over the past few days. But the brakes came on when I was playing with the zoom toggle and made an dismal discovery – the same sensor was being used when pressing […]