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Tuesday, 03 October 2017 22:37

iPhone 7 was top smartphone in first half of 2017

A new report says Apple's iPhone 7 "outsold all other smartphone models globally during the first six months of 2017", followed by the iPhone 7 Plus – history will surely repeat in 2018?

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Two South Korean sources say August is when the Note 8 will launch, with a 6.32-inch screen, twin cameras and stylus ensuring Samsung’s premium flagship launches with the lot.

Published in Mobility

If you buy a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ and you don’t buy yourself a protective case, you’re asking for a cracked screen, so buy a case!

Published in Fuzzy Logic

There’s a way to make your shiny new Galaxy S8 look like a Google Pixel clone without rooting, but why would you want to?

Published in Fuzzy Logic

With Apple chief Tim Cook having admitted rumours of the iPhone 8 paused purchases of the iPhone 7, could the same thing happen to the Galaxy S8?

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Reddit users have reported a “faint ghosting to the edges of the screen” when horizontal black lines are displayed on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, which I can’t replicate on an S7.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

XDA Developers forum has discovered that some Galaxy S8/S8+ models have UFS 2.0, while others have UFS 2.1.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

When new phones launch, there’s always intrigue as to what problems will emerge, be it Samsung, Apple, Google or anyone else.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Although Bixby is due to launch sometime this month in the US, and later this year in Australia, South Korea S8 and S8+ owners can now get the Bixby update.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Users at XDA-Developers and Samsung’s US community website are reporting random reboots, with home remedies on offer including weather widget removal.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

If you’ve been waiting to talk into a retail store to buy a Samsung G8 or G8+ and walk out with one immediately, your wait is over.

Published in Home Tech

If you want to claim Samsung’s free Gear VR headset when you pre-order its S8 and S8+, there’s now less than 36 hours before the deal ends.

Published in Home Tech

Samsung’s snazziest new smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and S8+, have been proclaimed the first "Blue Tick" handsets by Telstra for superior voice and data quality in rural and regional areas.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 20 April 2017 07:57

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ teardown

iFixit has completed a teardown of the Samsung Galaxy S8/+ and notes that the battery voltage, capacity, and design tolerances, and even the manufacturer, are virtually identical to the Note7 which was recalled due to battery issues.

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iTWire has had an S8+ for the past five days under embargo until 19 April. The initial impressions are that it is certainly still the king of the Android world, offering almost every conceivable top-draw feature.

Published in ShawThing

It’s not just Australians and the rest of the world that will be unable to use the Bixby voice control at launch, now Samsung admits the US won’t be able to either.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 and S8+ builds on its Galaxy foundations and adds some new features, that sets it apart from all its Android competition.

Samsung plans to release a Desktop Experience (DeX) dock for the new Galaxy S8 and S8+ that converts the smartphone into a desktop computer.

Published in Mobility

Samsung has been developing the GS8 for about 18 months now. It delayed the launch from later this week at Mobile World Congress to a new date – 29 March in New York. After three weeks of pre-sales, it will ship to customers on 21 April.

Published in ShawThing

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