Tag Archive: Samsung


Samsung finally lets you disable the Bixby button on the Galaxy S8

Samsung took a huge gamble on the Galaxy S8 when it went all in on its virtual assistant and included a dedicated button to launch Bixby. Unfortunately for consumers, Bixby wasn’t ready. That, unfortunately, left the Bixby button as merely a quick launch for Bixby Home, which housed some basic information from your calendar and […]

Samsung could be developing a 1000 fps camera sensor for the Galaxy S9

Samsung could be about to up its camera game for the Galaxy S9 as the company is said to be working on a sensor capable of capturing up to 1000 frames per second. The report claims that the sensor is due to enter mass production in November that suggests it could be readied in time for […]

Samsung and LEGO team up for a special edition Galaxy Kids Tab tablet

Is your child a big Lego fan? Then he or she will love Samsung’s new tablet. The Korean tech giant has teamed up with LEGO to release a version of its mainstream Galaxy Kids Tab tablet. What’s makes this special edition slate stand out is that it comes adorned with characters from Lego’s latest animated […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy S8 Active: What’s the difference?

Which version of the Galaxy S8 is the one to buy?

Samsung has continued the trend of releasing an “Active” version of its latest mass-market flagship a handful of months later, and the Galaxy S8 Active is the least compromised Active model yet. It thankfully shares a vast majority of the components, features and experience with a standard Galaxy S8 — and that’s a definite selling point compared to the rest of the rugged phone market.

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How to block calls on the Samsung Galaxy S7

Unwanted calls becoming annoying? Block them on your Galaxy S7.

Between all the texts, emails, and other notifications you get on your phone, phone calls are usually the most intrusive. That’s why unwanted phone calls sometimes make our blood boil. Luckily for Galaxy S7 users, they are easy enough to block.

How to block all anonymous calls on Galaxy S7 How to block specific numbers on Galaxy S7 How to block a contact on Galaxy S7

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be getting 4K video recording at 60fps too

One of the many features that got fans excited about the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X is that they are the first smartphones to enable 4K video recording at 60fps. But as these words barely escaped our mouths, it became apparent that Apple’s new phones will no longer be alone in offering […]

Examining the differences between iPhone X Face ID and Samsung iris scanning

Using your face as a password just got a little more exciting.

At the September 2017 Apple event, the iPhone X was revealed. It seems like Apple went all out on its “Anniversary” model, and one of the new features is Face ID.

Unlocking your phone with your face isn’t exactly new. Android has had the feature for a while, and Samsung has used a special iris scanner since the Galaxy Note 7. But Apple is doing  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets 650k pre-orders in 5 days according to official numbers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has defied common sense to break pre-order records despite the battery fires and global recall fiasco of last year’s Galaxy Note 7. Samsung has now released figures on how well the device is really doing.

In five days, the Note 8 got 650,000 pre-orders across 40 countries, beating the Note 7 by two and a half times in the same time period. This is a very impressive number even for Samsung, meaning that the previous recall didn’t seem to damage  [Read More…]

Samsung working on a foldable phone for 2018

Samsung’s President says the company is working towards releasing a foldable phone by the end of 2018.

One of the most common criticisms of the Galaxy Note 8 was that Samsung played things too safe. It’s understandable after the Note 7 debacle last year, but part of the appeal of the Note series was that it was more than just a big screen and a pen. The Note line would often debut with a newer processor than the corresponding  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 too expensive? Check out these alternatives instead

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one gorgeous phone boasting a stunning design, incredible 6.3-inch display, great software and a stylus. But while there are many things that get us excited about the Galaxy Note 8 we can’t really ignore one aspect – the phablet’s sky high price tag. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the […]