Topic: Galaxy S8
04/26/2017, 04:04 pm
It's hard to escape the media pronouncements that iPhones are now boring again after Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S8, Apple's Mac business is being overshadowed by more exciting Surface Windows PCs from Microsoft and that Apple Watch is a disappointing dud. But all of those media narratives are wrong, here's why.
04/18/2017, 06:04 pm
Looking to recover from last year's exploding Note 7 fiasco, Samsung is expected to launch its first ever dual camera handset in the Note 8 later this year, according to a report from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
04/18/2017, 09:04 am
Samsung is apparently confident that a rash of fires with its Note 7 phablet were caused by manufacturing errors, and not design or parts, as it has adopted many of the same features -- and even one of the same battery manufacturers -- with the new Galaxy S8+.
04/17/2017, 06:04 pm
Apple's lead in mobile performance--powered by the efficiency of iOS 10 and the computational speed of its custom A10 Fusion Application Processor--beats the newest, leading premium Androids in a wide range of tests from processor and 3D benchmarks to real-world device startup and app launching and multitasking. Not even 6GB of RAM and the extra cores of Qualcomm's fastest Snapdragon 835 can prop up the laggard, inefficient Android OS.
Just like its waterproofing, fire-proofing & security-proofing, Samsung's Galaxy S8 Siri-Proofing isn't quite functional yet
04/11/2017, 10:04 pm
A year ago Samsung touted waterproofing claims for the Galaxy S7 that didn't hold water. Six months ago, Samsung said its Galaxy Note 7 battery fires were under control before they flared up again. This season, Samsung's newest flagship also has features that simply don't work yet, including its Bixby voice service that was supposed to rival Apple's Siri.
03/29/2017, 05:03 pm
The launch of Samsung's 2017 flagship Galaxy S8 isn't causing any apparent concern among Apple's investors, who collectively pushed the company's stock even further upward today despite the announcements--and the continuous run up in Apple stock that has occurred since the iPhone maker last released earnings in January.
03/29/2017, 12:03 pm
Samsung on Wednesday confirmed a multitude of rumors by announcing its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8 -- a device with an OLED "Infinity" display and no physical home button, much like Apple's rumored "iPhone 8."
03/20/2017, 02:03 pm
Confirming rumors, Samsung on Monday revealed the existence of "Bixby," a new AI assistant that should debut with the Galaxy S8 later this month and challenge Apple's Siri with some new technologies.
03/20/2017, 11:03 am
While Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8 and S8+ will nominally compete with Apple's rumored "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 8" phones, they may sit in a middleground in terms of price, a well-known leak source suggested over the weekend.
03/11/2017, 02:03 pm
Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has chimed in on the imminent Galaxy S8 release, and is predicting a significant drop in sales when compared to the Galaxy S7 to date because of a lack of selling points, and an attractive possible "iPhone 8" release.
03/01/2017, 10:03 am
The latest leak of the Samsung Galaxy S8 offers what may be the clearest view yet of the phone, which will apparently beat Apple's "iPhone 8" to the punch in combining a curved edge-to-edge OLED display with no physical home button.
02/27/2017, 10:02 am
Photos and videos posted over the weekend allegedly show the final designs of Samsung's latest answers to the Apple iPhone, the Galaxy S8 and S8+, which should be officially revealed at an event in late March.
02/23/2017, 01:02 pm
Samsung is reportedly developing a version of its upcoming "Galaxy S8" that will compete in some respects not just with Apple's iPhone 7 Plus, but also eye-scanning technology only expected in iPhones shipping later this year.
01/16/2017, 02:01 pm
Samsung's next flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, could include a new S Health app with features above and beyond Apple's HealthKit and CareKit -- including the ability to schedule online consultations with doctors, or even pay medical fees.
12/08/2016, 10:12 am
Potentially beating Apple to the punch in some regards, Samsung's next flagship -- the Galaxy S8 -- will allegedly have an edge-to-edge, bezel-free display in all forms, and omit a physical home button in favor of a "virtual" one embedded in the glass.
12/06/2016, 10:12 am
The next flagship phone line coming from Samsung in 2017, expected to be called the "Galaxy S8," will likely omit the headphone jack in favor of a single USB-C port for charging and headphone use.
11/07/2016, 03:11 pm
Samsung on Monday confirmed plans to include a new AI assistant with its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone, which should make use of the technology it acquired from Viv -- a firm founded by some of the people behind Apple's Siri.