Tag Archive: S8/S8


U.S. unlocked Galaxy S8/S8+ now being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

The update is over 1354MB and rolling out now.

Samsung’s Galaxy S8/S8+ are still excellent phones despite the release of the S9 series, and AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon have been using the last couple weeks to make their versions even better by updating them to Android Oreo. Now, after lots and lots of waiting, the unlocked version here in the U.S. is finally getting similar treatment.

The Oreo update for the unlocked Galaxy S8/S8+ weighs in at  [Read More…]

Android Oreo rollout resumes for Galaxy S8/S8+

Hopefully for good this time.

Android Oreo’s availability for the Galaxy S8 has been, problematic. Samsung didn’t start issuing a public update until February 8 (more than five months after Oreo’s release), and then on February 14 it was stopped due to instances of phones randomly rebooting after upgrading to the new software.

Thankfully, users are now reporting that Samsung has finally resumed Oreo’s rollout. The new firmware version numbers are G950FXXU1CRB7 and G955XXU1CRB7, and if you  [Read More…]

Samsung rolls out stable Oreo update to Galaxy S8/S8+, starting with Europe

The stable Oreo update is going out to beta testers first, with a wide release slated for later this week.

Samsung concluded the Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ at the end of last month, with a stable build set to hit both devices sometime in February. It now looks like the company has kicked off the update process, starting with customers in Europe.

According to German site AllAboutSamsung, the stable Oreo update is  [Read More…]

Check out these intriguing 3D case designs for the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

Want to give your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ a makeover? Dutch accessory maker, Freshfiber just announced a new lineup of phone cases called Full Color Textural which makes use of high definition 3D color technology to create an intriguing aesthetic. The new Freshfiber cases take inspiration from the natural world with their high […]

ZeroLemon launches big battery cases for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+, LG G6

ZeroLemon is known for its massive battery cases which not only protect your phone but also pump some much-needed juice into the device when it runs out of it. This week the company unveiled new cases made of a soft TPU shell for the Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and LG G6. The accessories also […]

This cases for the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ boost signal strength, data speeds

Since the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are such fragile devices you will most certainly have to pair them with a protective case. But wouldn’t it be nice if that protective case brought along some extra perks? Case manufacturer and antenna technology for wireless devices company, Antenna79 just introduced two special cases for the […]

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ in Coral Blue supposedly landing at Best Buy later today

Last month, we reported that the Coral Blue Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ should arrive in the US this summer. Now Droid Life tells us the phones should become available for purchase via Best Buy – which will exclusively offer them – later today. The information was provided by a reliable source. We’re told Best […]

CASEOLOGY Galaxy S8/S8+ Phone Case Giveaway!

It’s giveaway time! And as we move closer and closer to the halfway point in 2017 we are extremely excited to announce that we are teaming up with Caseology for this months competition. The Prize Caseology is known for amazingly slim yet extremely durable cases, with an elegant build that embodies a minimalist aesthetic. With military-grade drop protection, […]

T-Mobile has a limited time BOGO offer for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

We recently told you T-Mobile partnered up with LG to offer a BOGO deal on the LG G6. Unfortunately that offer has been withdrawn for some unknown reason. But no need to feel sad about it. In the meanwhile, the Magenta carrier announced another Buy One Get One Free promotion, which is involves Samsung’s latest […]

Some Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ units in South Korea affected by reddish tint

Well that didn’t take long – Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ units have barely started shipping out to users in South Korean and we already have a problem. According to a report coming out of the Korean Herald, a number of customers who pre-ordered the new handsets in the country took to forums to […]