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Galaxy Note 8 Oreo: What’s new in Android 8.0 for the Note

Long-suffering Galaxy Note 8 owners, your Android Oreo update is about to arrive! If you bought Samsung’s most expensive phone or 2017, you could be forgiven for feeling left out as the Galaxy S9 launches, and last year’s S8 gets its own Oreo update in many countries.

But very soon the Note is going to be right up to date with the latest Samsung Experience 9 — the same software experience that ships on Samsung’s 2018 flagships.

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How to theme your Galaxy S9, Note 8, or Galaxy S8

Be different, not the same.

We strive for individuality in life, and nowhere should we strive for it more than in our phones, a digital extension of ourselves and for many an embodiment of our lives. Samsung gets this, which is why for the last few years, we’ve been able to theme the system and several core apps on the phone to match our tastes with Samsung Themes. This year, that theming reaches new heights and new  [Read More…]

Honor 9 Lite vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5: Which should you buy?

Both the Honor 9 Lite and Redmi Note 5 offer a compelling set of features for under $ 200.

Honor has rolled out budget phones at a steady clip over the last two years, and the Honor 9 Lite is the latest addition to its portfolio. The phone made its debut in China at the end of last year, and went on sale in India followed by a launch in Europe last month. Available for £199 ($  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 in Canada getting Oreo on March 19, Note 8 to follow on March 28

The Galaxy S7/S7 Edge will be updated in the spring/summer.

Samsung’s global rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for the Galaxy S8 resumed on February 22 after a bug was found with the initial release, and now we have an exact date as to when that update will hit handsets in Canada.

First spotted by MobileSyrup, the Samsung Members app in Canada was recently updated with a message indicating when its existing hardware would be updated to Oreo.  [Read More…]

Looks like the Galaxy Note 9 won’t get under-display fingerprint recognition after all

Reliable analyst Min-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities doesn’t believe that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will come with under-display fingerprint recognition.

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Looks like the Galaxy Note 9 won’t get under-display fingerprint recognition after all

Reliable analyst Min-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities doesn’t believe that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will come with under-display fingerprint recognition.

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Samsung reported to skip in-display fingerprint sensor on Galaxy Note 9

Current in-display sensors “cannot meet Samsung’s technical requirements.”

During CES this past January, one of the phones that grabbed our attention the most was the Vivo X20 Plus UD – primarily because of its in-display fingerprint sensor. This technology was later seen on the Vivo Apex during MWC in February, and we’re anticipating more and more OEMs will adopt this new tech as we go about 2018 – one of which being Samsung.

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Honor 7X vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: What’s the best budget phone available today?

Both the Honor 7X and the Redmi Note 5 Pro are similar in many areas, but there are a few marked differences.

Xiaomi consolidated its position in India over the course of the last 12 months, becoming the largest phone manufacturer in the country. It did so by launching a new budget phone every month for the last four months of 2017, and boosting its efforts in the offline space.

Meanwhile, Huawei sub-brand Honor has continued its  [Read More…]

Android Oreo update for Galaxy Note 8 could be rolling out soon

After what seems like an eternity, the Galaxy Note 8 could soon be getting Android Oreo. Following the newly rolled out Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S8, Samsung could be gearing up to take care of the Note 8. Although not pushed by Samsung, the new version was released on AT&T servers and has […]

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Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Android Oreo MIUI Beta now available

It seems Xiaomi is ready to roll out Android Oreo six months after it was unveiled by Google. An official beta was started for the Xiaomi Mi 6 back in December and the first stable Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 ROM for the Mi 6 was released this week. Now it seems is the turn of […]

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