Tag Archive: Samsung


Samsung has released a ‘Pirates of the Carribean’ themed Galaxy S8 in China

If you want one of your own, you’ll need to set sail for the South China Sea.

Ahoy Matey! Samsung has partnered with Disney for an interesting cross-promotion for the latest film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, offering a Pirates-themed version of the Galaxy S8. As reported by Business Insider, the special-edition phone will be exclusively offered in China and will retail for around $ 900.

Each phone comes packaged in treasure chest packaging styled  [Read More…]

Tip: How to speed up your Samsung Galaxy S8

Whilst the Galaxy S8 is no slouch there is a hidden feature that you can change that will instantly speed up your device. The tip will help speed up your Samsung Galaxy S8 and the best bit is there’s nothing extra to install or tons of settings to change, just a simple case of changing a […]

How to set up the Secure Folder on the Samsung DeX

You don’t even have to set it up through DeX if you don’t want to.

Having people snoop around your stuff when you’re not at your desk is seriously infuriating. Unfortunately, your best bet against this kind of personal violation is to take advantage of some of the available measures you can set up beforehand.

If you’ve got a Samsung DeX in your possession for dressing your regular smartphone as a desktop compute, you can set up  [Read More…]

Samsung can’t come through on it’s Bixby deadline

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are undoubtedly the hottest phones on the market right now. Advertising for the phones is everywhere and sales numbers are through the roof. One of the most well-publicized features on the flagships is Samsung’s newest personal assistant, Bixby. Bixby is supposed to be the killer feature for […]

Samsung updating Gear Fit 2 with new and improved workout features, SOS function

Workout detection and post-workout feedback are getting better on Samsung’s fitness wearable.

Samsung has just pushed out an update to the Gear Fit 2 right around a year after launch that makes a few solid upgrades to its tracking — because, after all, that is what it’s designed to do. Building on the Gear Fit 2‘s automatic fitness tracking that auto-starts workouts when it detects certain sustained movement, Samsung says it has improved its ability to detect workouts.

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Review: Invisible Defender Full Coverage Screen Protector for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

As I sit here staring at my beautiful new Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, I’m a bit worried. You see, this thing is all glass. Well, maybe not entirely glass, but enough to worry me. We’ve already been treated to the news that the S8 and S8 Plus are the most fragile phones on the market. […]

How does Andy Rubin’s Essential phone stack up against the Samsung Galaxy S8?

Yesterday the creator of Android, Andy Rubin unveiled the Essential phone, a premium handset which aims to compete with the likes of Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy S8. But can it really hope to take on Samsung’s latest and greatest? After all, the Galaxy S8 is one of the best smartphones you can buy right […]

Best Case-friendly Screen Protectors for Samsung Galaxy S8

Which screen protectors work best with cases for Galaxy S8?

Update May 31: The Whitestone Dome Glass is once again available on Amazon. Check it out!

To protect or not to protect? That is the question many of us are asking as we debate whether or not to buy screen protectors and cases for the beautifully designed Samsung Galaxy S8

In the forums, there’s been a pretty great discussion on the merits of using a screen  [Read More…]

Samsung DeX review: You got your computer in my phone

Samsung DeX promises a lot. With nothing more than the DeX dock and a monitor, keyboard and mouse, you’re supposed to be able to “leave your computer behind” and “make anyplace a workplace” … by converting your smartphone into a desktop computer. And you know what? It works pretty well.

If Microsoft’s competing Continuum product weren’t already dead, DeX would stand a pretty good chance of killing it. Plus, it’s not that hard to imagine a laptop-less future where  [Read More…]

Samsung DeX review: You got your computer in my phone

Samsung DeX promises a lot. With nothing more than the DeX dock and a monitor, keyboard and mouse, you’re supposed to be able to “leave your computer behind” and “make anyplace a workplace” … by converting your smartphone into a desktop computer. And you know what? It works pretty well.

If Microsoft’s competing Continuum product weren’t already dead, DeX would stand a pretty good chance of killing it. Plus, it’s not that hard to imagine a laptop-less future where  [Read More…]