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Samsung DeX transforms your Galaxy S8 into a desktop PC

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 8 hours, 54 mins ago

Today Samsung announced a new hardware and software solution named DeX.

 

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DeX is the company's desktop transformation tool for turning a Galaxy S8 or S8+ into a desktop computer. This harnesses Samsung's latest Exynos processor or Qualcomm Snapdragon depending on the region you are located in.

 

What makes DeX so interesting is that it is a full desktop dock for your phone that allows you to treat your phone like it's a PC.

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Samsung unveils new Gear 360 camera

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 10 hours, 12 mins ago

Samsung has announced a new Samsung Gear 360 a 4K resolution-capable 360-degree camera.

 

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The camera is equipped with 8.4-megapixel image sensors and Bright Lens F2.2 on both dual fisheye lenses. When the Gear 360 is synced with a compatible smartphone or computer, the device enables users to share their experiences live to platforms such as Facebook, YouTube or Samsung VR.

 

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These are the differences between the Galaxy S7 and S8

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 12 hours, 39 mins ago

After months of numerous rumors and weeks of countless leaks, Samsung has unveiled their highly-anticipated flagship devices - the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

 

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If you are wondering what's the difference between the new flagships and the last year's Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Samsung made an infographic showing the specs comparison of those phones.

 

Read also: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+: Everything you need to know

 

The biggest difference is that now both smartphones have a curved display. Samsung also introduced their virtual assistant Bixby, and the phones now have an iris scanner and facial recognition. Check out the differences between the last year's and this year's flagships in the images below.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+: Everything you need to know

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 13 hours, 52 mins ago

After months of numerous rumors and weeks of countless leaks, Samsung has unveiled their highly-anticipated flagship devices - the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

 

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There are high expectations from Samsung especially after the Note7 fiasco, so the decision to skip MWC for the first time in four years and unveil their new Galaxy S series smartphone didn't surprise us. The wait is now finally over!

 

As we previously reported, the Korean giant ditched the 'Edge' since both smartphones have a curved display. The company decided to put a plus sign in the name of the phone instead of naming it "Plus," as Apple does with its phones. This move also makes sense considering that is how they named the Galaxy S6 Edge+.

 

Without further ado, meet the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.

 

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ come with Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, with a different in the screen size - the Galaxy S8 has a 5.8-inch display, while the Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch screen. Both phones come with an extra wide aspect ratio of 18.5:9, and with 2960 x 1440 resolution.

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The Galaxy S8+ is official and it looks marvelous

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 14 hours, 47 mins ago

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagships. Both phones now have curved displays, with a difference in the screen size.

 

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The Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display. As rumored, the phone comes with an extra wide aspect ratio of 18.5:9, and with 2960 x 1440 resolution.

 

The Galaxy S8+ has a beautiful design with an end-to-end bezel-less screen that splits over the phone's side. The fingerprint sensor is now in the back of the device next to the camera, and there is also a new button on the device, for the virtual assistant Bixby. The company unveiled Bixby a week ago, and the Galaxy S8+ will come with a subset Bixby-enabled preinstalled applications.

 

The Galaxy S8+ is powered by Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 8895 chipsets, depending on the market. The device comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card.

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It's official! Samsung announces the Galaxy S8

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 15 hours ago

Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the most leaked phones in the recent history, meaning that today's launch didn't bring many surprises.

 

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The Korean company unveiled the Galaxy S8, and it's everything we expected it to be.

 

The phone comes with a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display. As rumored, the phone comes with an extra wide aspect ratio of 18.5:9, and with 2960 x 1440 resolution.

 

The Galaxy S8 has a beautiful design with an end-to-end bezel-less screen that splits over the phone's side. The fingerprint sensor is now in the back of the device next to the camera, and there is also a new button on the device, for the virtual assistant Bixby. The company unveiled Bixby a week ago, and the Galaxy S8 will come with a subset Bixby-enabled preinstalled applications.

 

The Galaxy S8 is powered by Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 8895 chipsets, depending on the market. The device comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card.

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HTC's Snapdragon 835 powered flagship leaks - the HTC U

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 1 day, 10 hours ago

HTC unveiled their latest smartphones earlier this year, the U Play and U Ultra, but they are yet to unveil a worthy successor of the HTC 10. Although it has been rumored that the device will be named the HTC 11, trustworthy leaker Evan Blass gave us some new insight into the HTC's this year's flagship, and it seems that this name is out of the game.

 

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According to Blass, HTC chose a rather simple name for their upcoming device - HTC U. The device is codenamed Ocean, and it turns out we already saw a glimpse of it last September when a video of the then-called Sense Touch feature leaked. The new leak has stated that the Taiwanese company has decided to go for another name, Edge Sense, but it is the same thing.

 

This feature will allow you to control a number of customizable actions with gestures that you perform on the U's metal frame (instead of the screen). As shown in the video, you will be able to perform actions such as turning the volume up or down by swiping along the left of right sides of the device.

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Samsung store catches fire ahead of the Galaxy S8 launch

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 1 day, 14 hours ago

Samsung just can't catch a break. A day before the official launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the Korean company is filling the headlines yet again, and once again the cause is - fire.

 

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After the Galaxy Note7 fiasco which involved faulty batteries, and the fire at their factory in China, Samsung's store in Singapore has suffered the same fate.

 

Samsung has confirmed that their store caught fire in the early morning hours and fortunately no one was injured during the incident.

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Android co-founder teases his upcoming smartphone

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 2 days, 11 hours ago

Andy Rubin, co-founder of Android, has teased a photo of a smartphone on which he is working at his new company Essential Products.

 

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Rubin worked at Google until 2013, and he was in charge of the OS. His latest business adventure is the recently founded company which should unveil their first smartphone somewhere around the middle of the year.

 

The photo which Rubin posted to Twitter reveals that the smartphone rocks an almost bezel-less design, something similar to the Xiaomi Mi MIX. Rubin wrote that he is eager to see the smartphone in more people's hands.

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Samsung confirms that the Note7 isn't quite dead yet

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 2 days, 13 hours ago

A couple of days after Samsung announced that they will issue a new update to end the charging of all the Note7s still in operation around the world, the company has announced more information about the future of the faulty devices.

 

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It was previously rumored that the Korean giant might return the refurbished Galaxy Note7 devices to the market, and now the company has issued a statement that clarifies that the Galaxy Note7 isn't quite dead yet.

 

The company noted that the Galaxy Note7 "devices shall be considered to be used as refurbished phones or rental phones where applicable." This means that the company plans the fix the devices, clearly by putting new batteries, and offering them in selected markets as refurbished devices.

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