Samsung C-Lab’s FaceSense uses your face to navigate VR
One of the biggest hurdles to virtual and augmented reality today isn’t really the display. We’ve pretty much gotten that down. What breaks the illusion of the made-up worlds is, in fact, our input methods. While our eyes and ears are deceived into believing the immersion, our hands aren’t. While the likes of Oculus and Vive are grappling with coming … Continue reading...
Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 R: News and rumors
Samsung may sell refurbished units of the ill-fated Note 7 in select places around the world. It's not official yet, but Samsung has said it's considering the idea. Here's what you need to know about the Galaxy Note 7 R. The post Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 R: News and rumors appeared first on Digital Trends.
Galaxy S8 home button fidgets to prevent screen burn-in
If you thought that screen burn-in is a thing of the past, Samsung may have just proven you wrong. Considered to be a long forgotten artifact of ancient CRT screens, screen burn-in might be coming back into fashion, especially with the Galaxy S8. Samsung Netherlands’ Twitter account has semi-officially confirmed that the smartphone is indeed susceptible to the phenomenon, which … Continue reading...
Galaxy Note 7 refurb will have a drastically reduced price
Although it’s off to a strong start, the hype around the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will most likely have died down after two or so months. Samsung, however, has a strategy that will keep its name in the news, though probably not all in a good way. According to Korean media, the OEM will be re-launching the Galaxy Note 7 … Continue reading...
Certain Samsung Galaxy S8 users are facing wireless charging and Wi-Fi issues
It has just been a few days since the Galaxy S8 hit certain markets around globe and it is already facing issues. First it was the red tint issue on the display to which Samsung said it will roll out a software update to fix the issue. Now a new report says that some users are facing Wi-Fi and wireless charging issues which is a much serious problem. According to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung is aware about the Wi-Fi issue and will release a second software update to fix the issue. This updat...
Samsung’s next Galaxy flagship may have four curved sides
Samsung is working on a smartphone display that will have four curved edges, according to sources, and as such its next flagship handset may have a nearly full-glass front. As expected, the development process is not without its troubles; the sources say the Korean company is dealing with issues in the lamination process, which involves applying a protective film to … Continue reading...
Certain Samsung Galaxy S8 users are facing wireless charging and Wi-Fi issues
It has just been a few days since the Galaxy S8 hit certain markets around globe and it is already facing issues. First it was the red tint issue on the display to which Samsung said it will roll out a software update to fix the issue. Now a new report says that some users are facing Wi-Fi and wireless charging issues which is a much serious problem. According to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung is aware about the Wi-Fi issue and will release a second software update to fix the issue. This updat...
Samsung Civil War: Which is better, the Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge?
Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge may seem similar, but there are a few key differences that you should consider when deciding between the two. Here, we break down the differences between the two flagships to declare a winner. The post Samsung Civil War: Which is better, the Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Refurbished and original Galaxy Note 7 land at Wi-Fi Alliance
It is no secret that Samsung still wants to salvage what little is left of the Galaxy Note 7’s reputation. Whether that’s a wise move or not is something we’ll leave to the Korean OEM to find out. Also not surprising is the fact that this refurbished model has reportedly been seen at the Wi-Fi Alliance for certification. That just … Continue reading...
Galaxy S8 owners complain about wireless charging issues
No smartphone is going to be perfect. Even Apple’s iPhones have their fair share of complaints and imperfections. Given how high-profile the Galaxy S8 is, it’s really no surprise that there is a lot more noise being made about each and every potential defect or problem. Following complaints of red tinted screens, some Galaxy S8 owners are now finding themselves … Continue reading...
Galaxy S8 out-pre-sells its predecessor
If there was any worry that the issues surrounding the Galaxy Note 7 would hurt Galaxy S8 sales, it can probably be laid to rest. Samsung delivered an update on Galaxy S8 pre-order numbers today, and though we don’t get a specific number, we do get a general idea of how well Samsung’s latest flagship did before launching last week. … Continue reading...
Samsung says the Galaxy S8 easily outsold the S7
 The Galaxy S8 is experience is something of a mixed bag – but it’s certainly not a bomb. As ever, Samsung isn’t giving out exact numbers, but the company is happily reporting that the new flagship has seen a 30-percent increase in pre-orders over its predecessor, here in the States. The new sales figures technically account for two separate handsets – the S8 and S8+… Read More ...
Galaxy S8 Plus vs. Galaxy S7 Edge: Which Samsung smartphone has the edge?
If you've narrowed your next phone down to a curvy Samsung, but you can't decide which one, or you're not sure if you need to upgrade from the S7 Edge to the S8 Plus, this specs comparison will help you. The post Galaxy S8 Plus vs. Galaxy S7 Edge: Which Samsung smartphone has the edge? appeared first on Digital Trends.
You can somewhat reclaim the Bixby Button again
The greatest irony of the Galaxy S8 is that Samsung launched a crippled Bixby in the worst way possible. Whether you’re still waiting for promised features or have no care for Bixby at all, that means you’re left with a practically useless hardware button. Some have tried to give that button some other purpose in life, but Samsung quickly slammed … Continue reading...
Samsung insists Galaxy S8 red screen just needs a software fix
The Galaxy S8 is already receiving its fair share of criticisms not even a week into its launch. But aside from the crippled initial Bixby launch, the most glaring, almost literally, complain has been around some screens. Some users have reported have reported seeing a red tinge on their screens, at least more than normal and definitely more than what … Continue reading...
Galaxy S8 front camera hides an unused OIS mechanism
Just like any movie or TV show script, not everything planned gets into production and the final episode or film. Same is especially true with devices, with features that get left on the cutting board. Most of the time, however, those features vanish without a trace. To JerryRigEverything’s surprise, one such feature made it to the retail Galaxy S8. That … Continue reading...
Why the Wikileaks CIA dump was the most damaging one yet
 There are no hackers anymore — now it’s all about the spies we in the intelligence and security communities are trying to stop. The “insiders” have known this for some time, but it’s becoming more apparent to the business community and now individuals. Read More ...
Worried about breaking your Galaxy S8? Samsung says ‘Dont drop it’
Samsung launched its highly anticipated flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8 as well as the larger S8+ in India last week. I had a chance to use the devices for sometime and I was quite impressed. You got to give it to Samsung for how it has managed to evolve its curved-edge design over the past two years. The new infinity display looks gorgeous. The super slim bezel on the top and bottom allowed Samsung to use a 5.8-inch display and a 6.2-inch display efficiently, without having to compromise on ...
Worried about breaking your Galaxy S8, Samsung says ‘Dont drop it’
Samsung launched its highly anticipated flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8 as well as the larger S8+ in India last week. I had a chance to use the devices for sometime and I was quite impressed. You got to give it to Samsung for how it has managed to evolve its curved-edge design over the past two years. The new infinity display looks gorgeous. The super slim bezel on the top and bottom allowed Samsung to use a 5.8-inch display and a 6.2-inch display efficiently, without having to compromise on ...
It’s Samsung Galaxy S8 day: Here’s why you should buy
They’re here: the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are officially available, and while preorders have been arriving over this past week, now you can walk into a store and pick up the new flagship straight away. Unarguably some of the most eagerly-anticipated phones of 2017, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ take Samsung’s familiar design language and evolve it into … Continue reading...