Tag Archive: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy S6: It’s time to upgrade

Two years on, it’s a great time to consider moving to the newest Galaxy S.

Holding over from the days of two-year phone contracts, most people choose to upgrade their phone on the same path today, even though financing plans have made it even simpler to move on to the latest devices every 12 months. The Galaxy S6 just had its second birthday, and while its hardware actually still feels quite modern, there are many parts of  [Read More…]

How does the Samsung Galaxy S8 iris scanner work?

Samsung wants the Galaxy S8 to be a super safe device. With that purpose in mind, the company bundled the phone with several systems meant to ensure your personal information stays safely locked away from prying eyes. Apart from the traditional PIN, pattern or password unlock options, the Galaxy S8 also offers a fingerprint scanner […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 ‘Microsoft Edition:’ Everything you need to know

What exactly is the “Microsoft Edition” of the Samsung Galaxy S8 (GS8)? How is it different than the regular version? And why would you want to buy an Android phone from Microsoft?

Last week, Microsoft quietly (and somewhat curiously) said that it will sell a version of Samsung’s new flagship smartphone in its U.S. retail stores. The phone, The GS8 “Microsoft Edition,” immediately grabbed online headlines, and in the process created some confusion.

Microsoft  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs. Galaxy S7 edge: Should you upgrade?

Do you really need all the latest and greatest Galaxy S8+? Or will last year’s model suffice?

It’s that time of year again. Spring has sprung and so has Samsung unearthed its new flagship smartphones. This year, the Galaxy S8+ was announced as the larger sibling of the Galaxy S8 for those who like to wield bigger smartphones. It’s also the follow-up to last year’s Galaxy S7 edge.

You might be wondering: Is it worth upgrading to  [Read More…]

What Windows users need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is probably the most attractive Android phone yet for Microsoft fans and Windows users at large. Here’s what you need to know.

This year, the Galaxy S8 is particularly interesting for Microsoft fans for a variety of reasons. Microsoft is increasingly pulling away from Windows 10 Mobile, and is now tying itself closer than ever to Samsung’s hardware to push its software.

Here’s what you need to know about the Galaxy S8 and  [Read More…]

Samsung to launch huge flagship store in Toronto’s Eaton Centre mall

Samsung is launching a massive retail store in Toronto’s downtown.

Samsung is set to launch an enormous 21,000 square-foot retail space in one of the most-visited malls in Canada, Toronto’s Eaton Centre. The company has announced that the “innovative space” will look out onto Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square, the city’s equivalent (in importance, not size) to New York City’s Times Square, and span two storeys.

“Our new Samsung Experience Store at CF Toronto Eaton Centre is, simply, unlike  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy S7: Should you upgrade?

The relentless march of smartphone upgrades continues.

The hot new Galaxy S8 is here, and suddenly people with perfectly good Galaxy S7s are looking longingly at the order page considering an upgrade after a year (at most) with their phone. The Galaxy S8 introduces a fresh design, new hardware features and a few pieces of altogether new software, but that doesn’t mean the Galaxy S7 feels like a fossil.

Let’s take a look at the Galaxy S8  [Read More…]

Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus in the UK

Pre-ordering the Galaxy S8 can bag you a new phone eight days before the street date.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has been officially announced, and it’s available to pre-order now around the world. In the UK, all the major mobile operators are ranging the S8 and S8+, and both Samsung and Carphone Warehouse are offering the phone unlocked and SIM-free. As usual, there’s a wide range of on-contract plans available depending on your choice of carrier and  [Read More…]

VRHeads is giving away a Samsung Galaxy S8 and Gear VR prize package!

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are here! These new phones are feature packed and make a perfect upgrade if you’re interested in pairing a new phone with the Gear VR and Controller. In fact, they’re such a great combo that Samsung has partnered with carries and retailers to give away a free Gear VR with Controller bundle when you preorder the Galaxy S8, which is pretty awesome.

But we thought we’d go one step further and give  [Read More…]

5 things we don’t like about the Samsung Galaxy S8

So the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have arrived into the world and we’ve already shared our enthusiasm related to the two flagships in a previous article. But there’s no such thing as a perfect phone, is it? So in this piece we’ll be take a look at the things that aren’t so great […]