• The Galaxy S8 comes with a special version of Google Play Music

    5 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Canadian consumers who pick up the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ today and into the future will notice something different about the Google Play Music app that comes pre-installed on both devices. As part of a special partnership between Google and Samsung, S8 Google Play Music users will be able to store up 100,000, up from 50,000 compared to regular Play Music users, on Google's servers. Each S8 also comes with a free three-month trial of Play Music. Per usual, the trial is only available to new Google Play Music subscribers, not those who may have paid for the service in the past and...
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  • Please don't spend $50 on a screen protector for Samsung's Galaxy S8

    Please don't spend $50 on a screen protector for Samsung's Galaxy S8

    5 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Take this as something of a PSA for those of you who obsess over keeping your phone scratch-free: avoid the $50 InvisibleShield glass screen protector for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Paying $50 for a piece of glass that sticks to your phone is objectively stupid. The thing is overpriced by a mile. But more importantly, it's just not very good. Best Buy sells it. So do some of the carriers. It will likely be one of their recommended add-on purchases when you walk in to buy the phone. Don't get ripped off.
    First, some background: curved smartphone screens have proven to be a real pain for...
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  • The Galaxy S8 is cheaper than it should be, thanks to Samsung's screw-up

    The Galaxy S8 is cheaper than it should be, thanks to Samsung's screw-up

    5 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Unless you're Samsung, you should be happy the Galaxy Note 7 exploded last year. Not only was Samsung able to find some serious quality control issues and hopefully eliminate the risk of exploding batteries, but the brand new Galaxy S8 phone, available on Friday in stores, is probably a lot cheaper than it could have been.
    Pricing starts at $720 for a phone that's miles better than its predecessor, and most of its competitors made so far this year, even though the handset cost $40 more to make than the Galaxy S7.
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  • The Galaxy S8 deals you need today

    The Galaxy S8 deals you need today

    5 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    It's the Samsung Galaxy S8‘s big day, and that means there are deals for the taking. If you haven't already preordered the phone, now is your chance to jump on one of several promotions being offered by a handful of carriers, including things like a free handset, a buy-one-get-one deal, and/or low down payments. Most of these deals are limited-time...
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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Review: The Prettiest Phone Wins

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Review: The Prettiest Phone Wins

    5 monthes ago - By Kotaku

    With the exploding Note 7 battery fiasco, Samsung inadvertently did something that's increasingly difficult these days: It made smartphones interesting for a flickering moment. Super interesting in fact. Besides the intriguing mournful saga of the Note 7, whose embarrassing recall cost the company billions, Samsung...
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