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Samsung is rolling out an update to Bixby that brings the ability to re-map the Bixby button, similar to that of the S10 lineup. However, you cannot set it to launch competing digital assistants.
Samsung's Android Pie-based One UI is a fresh new take on Android for its devices. The update brings many usability improvements and is a huge step forward in de-cluttering the OS for future devices.
Barely a week has passed since registrations opened for the One UI beta for Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones but now Samsung has released an update squashing a number of bugs in the initial version.
The previous generation of Samsung flagships is now also eligible for the latest revamp to the company's software skin for Android. Galaxy S8 and S8+ users can now register for the One UI beta.
Samsung has published the roadmap for the rollout of its One UI experience, which includes Android Pie, and it looks it will be making its way to many of the company's older devices.
Contrary to earlier reports, it looks like Samsung will be releasing its new minimalistic One UI to its older flagships. The refreshed interface will come with the Android Pie update.
Although it seems almost certain that the S8, S8+ and Note8 will get the Android Pie update, a spokesperson for Samsung has thrown doubt on whether they will be eligible for One UI.
Google and Samsung have teamed up to roll out RCS messaging to Samsung Messages on more Samsung Galaxy devices. We have a list of all the devices which can expect the feature in the near future.
The DeX Pad, which only came out in February and allows users to turn their Galaxy smartphone into a desktop-like experience, has now dropped by 30% off its $99.99 retail price via Amazon Prime.
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After a brief pause of the rollout of Android 8.0 due to the FXXU1CRAP firmware causing phones to spontaneously reboot, Europe should now be upgraded. Samsung has published the changelog.
According to a new report, Samsung has halted its rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Likely due to a bug, the company will probably resume the rollout soon enough.
Today, Samsung finally began rolling out its Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, beginning in Germany. In the U.S., carrier variants of the device will take more time.
It's a busy start of the year for Samsung, what with the Oreo beta test for the S8 and S8+ now over. Before that drops for those devices, the January security patches will be rolled out first.
Some Galaxy Note8 devices seem to be not starting up after exhausting their charge and posts on Samsung's official forum over the last month have indicated that the company is offering replacements.
Since the beginning of November there have been at least three Android 8.0 betas for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ tested by brits in the UK. Now a forth beta is rolling out to address major bugs.
It's holiday season and it looks like Amazon is dishing out some deals on smartphones. The latest is a $100 gift card and wireless charger with the purchase of a Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ made their debut towards the beginning of the year, alongside a Microsoft Edition of the handset.. or so we thought. Samsung has now stated that it never existed.
If you were holding out for a good deal on Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ handsets, the time has finally come. The Microsoft Store has now discounted both devices on its online website.
The market research firm Counterpoint Research revealed that Apple managed to lead the smartphone market in the UK followed by Samsung, Huawei, Alcatel, and Motorola for the third quarter of 2017.
It has been quite some time since we heard about the 'Microsoft Edition' Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. But it appears that those handsets are now available to be purchased online.
Users will be glad to know that Samsung is rolling out an update for Bixby which finally allows them to completely disable its dedicated button on the Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note8 smartphones.
If you have a Samsung Galaxy S8 or an S8+ and live in the U.S., UK, or South Korea, then you may get a shot at trying out the Android Oreo 8.0 beta as part of the new Samsung Experience 9.0.
The news has been swirling lately with regards to the quality of the displays found on the Pixel 2 XL and LG V30. Now, Samsung has released a commercial possibly throwing a jab at its competitors.
The latest ratings released by Consumer Reports will not please the folks at Apple as it recommends customers to go for the Galaxy S7 instead of the iPhone 8 because of better features.
While it might not be immediately obvious that Galaxy S8 and S8+ users are green with envy at the Note8's included Portrait mode thanks to its dual cameras, the feature could arrive for the S8 too.
Not far off YouTube's completely redesigned website, logo and the addition of Dark Mode for everyone, the Google owned company has now rolled out HDR playback for a few top flagships.
Apple is rumoured to launch an advanced iPhone variant in a couple of weeks, and to tackle the threat of losing sales, Samsung might be planning to launch its next flagship earlier than usual.
Verizon has started rolling out a Nougat update for the S8 and S8+ which Includes a fix for Bluetooth audio when in call, and faster Face recognition. The nav bar show/hide function was also updated.
Samsung has announced that Bixby is now available in over 200 countries worldwide but the digital assistant still recognizes only English and Korean, with more languages planned for the future.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 was the most popular Android phone globally during the second quarter of 2017. It could not displace Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus from first and second place, though.
Samsung has started pushing the latest monthly Android security update to its flagship phones, including 28 patches for the Android OS, and a further 12 fixes for issues specific to Galaxy devices.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 will be used in a Bank of America pilot program involving 1,500 employees from both companies, to test the handset's iris scanner for use with mobile banking services.
If you were hoping to get a sweet deal on the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, your time has once again arrived. Samsung and other retailers have again discounted the handsets, making it a tempting deal.
Samsung has officially announced the Coral Blue variant of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The firm will make the handsets available for purchase starting on July 21 with a new promo slashing $150 off.
Samsung is finally launching Bixby in the United States for owners of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Samsung's voice assistant was initially meant to launch with the two phones in the US, but suffered delays.
Google has added a new tool to its music streaming service. Called New Release Radio, it seeks to promote discovery of new music by recommending "singles and album releases from the past two weeks".
If you were holding out for a new color to purchase a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, it might be your lucky day. According to sources, Best Buy will start carrying the Coral Blue model starting tomorrow.
If you were thinking about buying a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, now might be a perfect time. The firm is presently offering a $200 gift card without the need to go through any other hoops.