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Samsung has been known to release special edition handsets on occasion, and is seizing the opportunity once more with the Olympic Winter Games just around the corner. Getting in the Olympic spirit, Samsung has unveiled the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Galaxy Note 8, and is giving 4,000 of them away to all Olympians, as well as staff members who are working the event. "Throughout our 20-year legacy as an Olympic partner, Samsung has showcased our support of the Olympic Movement by helping spread the Olympic Spirit and enhance connections through our latest technological innovations... Read more...
Samsung appears to be facing another round of battery woes, although this time around, phones are not overheating or catching fire, as was the case with the Galaxy Note 7. Instead, some Galaxy Note 8 owners are complaining about their phones abruptly shutting down and not being able to power them back on. Furthermore, there is no indication that the battery is attempting to recharge when plugging in the charging cable. "My wife's [Galaxy] Note 8 turned off today and won't turn back on. Tried the soft reset and Safe Mode button pushes and it won't turn on. When it's plugged in, the red light doesn't... Read more...
Anyone who was unwilling or unable to get out and shop yesterday can still get some holdover deals on a nice new smartphone from Samsung. The Galaxy Note 8 is lingering with a nice discount of $150 on Amazon. That discount means that the Note 8 is selling for $799.99 and is available with Prime for fast and free shipping if you are a member. Amazon is offering the device in midnight black and orchid gray. Both devices are 64GB units and have a full U.S. warranty and are factory unlocked. If you somehow don't know the basics of the Galaxy Note 8, the smartphone features a 6.3-inch Dual Edge Super... Read more...
If you're looking to score a couple of today's hottest flagship smartphones, T-Mobile just might have an offer right up your alley. The company is running a massive Buy One, Get One Free (BOGO) campaign, which is kicking off tomorrow, November 17th. The third-place wireless carrier in the United States has some of best, newly-released smartphones available if you don't mind dealing with a rebate. Under T-Mobile's new promotion, you have to purchase both smartphones using an Equipment Installment Plan (you also have to add at least one new line), and you will receive the price of the second smartphone... Read more...
We are getting to the part of the year where it is increasingly difficult to stay attached to your money. Tantalizing savings on electronics (and all kinds of other items) are a staple of Black Friday, and before you have a chance to come up for air, Cyber Monday hits. Several retailers have already released Black Friday ads, including Target, Walmart, and Kohl's, to name a few. But it is not just retailers getting in on the shopping frenzy, so are manufacturers. Dell recently tipped its deals, and now Samsung is following suit. Samsung is doing things a bit differently than everyone else. Rather... Read more...
It has been a tradition over the years for Apple fans to stand in long lines for the privilege of buying a newly released iPhone model on launch day. For rival Samsung, it has its own iPhone tradition—poking fun at Apple, while pointing out the strengths of its latest Galaxy handsets, strengths that oftentimes elude the newest iPhone. Like a 3.5mm audio jack. Well, Samsung is at it again with a new ad campaign that mocks the new iPhone X, and several iPhone models that came before it. Samsung's ad starts off with a camera capturing tired customers standing in a line outside of an Apple store for... Read more...
Samsung has rolled out a new version of its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone, and this version is aimed directly at enterprise and business users. Samsung says that it is the first unlocked smartphone it has offered that was designed specifically for enterprise and SMB market. The new version is the called the Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition and it promises enterprise-level customization, management, support, and security enhancements. "Modern enterprises are dealing with a conflict when it comes to their mobile strategies—a push and pull between what they require of IT to keep organizations secure... Read more...
Apple is often accused of "adopting" features that have been found on Android devices for years, and making a big deal out of them when finally integrated into its own devices. Qualcomm was nice enough to give us a pretty nice rundown of tech that was first pioneered on Android devices ahead of the official unveil of the iPhone X. Now, a feature that has been included with the Samsung Galaxy Note series since its introduction in 2011 could be making its way to future iPhones: stylus support. A new report from The Investor says that Apple is working on a way to integrate Apple Pencil support that... Read more...
Apple fans are not going to like this, but despite all of the hype surrounding the company's custom A11 Bionic processor, Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 is faster than the iPhone 8 Plus in real-world usage, according to a series of app loading tests. The results run counter to what we have seen in previously leaked benchmarks, in which the A11 Bionic trounced the competition. In a leaked Geekbench test run, for example, the A11 Bionic-powered iPhone X posted a single-core score of 4,061 points and a multi-core score of 9,959 points, putting it well ahead of every Android phone we have tested to date,... Read more...
The ongoing debate between Apple and Samsung might never be settled—some people prefer iPhone handsets and iOS, others are big time fans of Galaxy devices and Android. Each side has their pros and cons, though if you purchased a Galaxy Note 8 and are looking for bragging rights over the iPhone 8, you can point to durability. After putting both hands through a series of drop tests, the folks at PhoneBuff found Samsung's handset to be the tougher of the two...barely. What makes this face off interesting is that both the iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8 are using an all-glass back design. Samsung has actually... Read more...
The Galaxy Note 8 is an important product for Samsung. Not only because the Note 8 is the company’s newest, flagship, large-screen smartphone, but because it also carries the additional burden of righting all of the wrongs associated with the company's Note 7 snafu. For some people, there is a certain stigma attached to the Note series now that could be erased if the Note 8 is a success and resonates well with consumers. We can tell you this up front -- all of the right technology seems to be in place. And from a design standpoint, the Note 8 sure is a looker. But good looks and the right... Read more...
If you were disappointed by the fiery disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung by all accounts had made up for it with the Galaxy Note 8. First announced in New York City late last month, Samsung's latest flagship smartphone is now available to purchase in stores (and customers should now be receiving their shipments if they preordered). For those that didn't preorder the Galaxy Note 8, you should be able to walk into a Best Buy, Walmart or Target store to get your mitts on one today. You can also drop by the leading U.S. wireless carriers to try out the phone, including AT&T, Verizon,... Read more...
Samsung had a brief down period last year due to the failure of the Galaxy Note 7, but the company is now basking in the success of the Galaxy Note 8, and the Galaxy S line of devices continues to sell well. Samsung pioneered flexible screens that wrap around the sides of the phone with the Galaxy S line of devices and that design touch proved to be very popular with buyers. Now, Samsung has plans to launch a foldable smartphone next year under the Galaxy Note line. Word of the plans for the folding smartphone came from Samsung Electronics mobile business president Koh Dong-jin. The exec... Read more...
After last year's fiery Galaxy Note 7 disaster, many didn't know whether the "Note" brand was damaged forever or if Samsung would be able to shake off the bad press and move forward. Well, it looks though it’ll take more than battery fires to keep people away, as Samsung just announced that the Galaxy Note 8 has set a new preorder record for the Note family. According to Samsung, more people preordered the Galaxy Note 8 than any other previous Note launch, including the highly anticipated (at the time) Galaxy Note 7 (although the company didn’t give any concrete sales numbers). Either way, that’s... Read more...
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