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Reddish Tint on Some Galaxy S8 Units “Not a Controversial Issue,” Will be Fixed in Next Software Update

Early reports indicate that Samsung's new flagship devices are off to a pretty great start, with the lineup breaking the previous pre-orders records set by the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. However, not all things are bright and beautiful: the Galaxy S8 and S8+ have attracted a quite a bit of criticism for its...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Teardown Reveals Front Facing Camera Hardware Features OIS

Some of the "smallest" improvements found in the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ reside in the camera department. That is not entirely a bad thing, because the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge did set the bar really high for their camera performance. The front camera on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ did receive a hardware upgrade....

Three Actually-Hidden, Non-Clickbaity Tricks for Your New Galaxy S8 or S8+

If you had pre-ordered a Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, you likely woke up to your package tracker displaying a satisfying "DELIVERED TODAY BY 8:00PM." We would know, as our staff's Galaxy S8 and S8+ units are arriving today and tomorrow, too. Setting up a new Galaxy smartphone (or any smartphone, for that matter) is...

[UPDATED WITH LIVE IMAGES] We Finally Get a Proper Galaxy S8 Leak

We've been receiving bite-sized pieces of information about the Galaxy S8 for the past few months, with each new credible rumor and each new solid leak further enhancing our understanding of our new handset. Today we finally get a full look at the design courtesy of @evleaks himself. Evan Blass is the most reputable leaker in the...

Larger S8 Model Reportedly Packing 3,500mAh Battery

Samsung's latest and greatest is coming our way once again, with the announcement of the Galaxy S8 models being only weeks away at this point. After the failure of the ill-fated Note 7, Samsung needs to hit a homerun with their next device. Leaks suggest that the Galaxy S8 will come in two variants, with rumors...

Report Says the Galaxy S8 will have 5.7″ and 6.2″ Displays

A new report out of South Korea claims that Samsung will be changing things up a bit for their upcoming flagship series. With the loss of the Galaxy Note 7, it seems Samsung might feel they are losing out on customers who prefer a larger display on their smartphone. To compensate, the upcoming Galaxy S8 will...

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 to Reportedly Feature an AI Assistant

Similar to how Google Assistant is a selling point for the Pixel and Pixel XL right now, a new report suggests that Samsung will do the same with the Galaxy S8 and its own personal assistant technology. This report comes a month after it was revealed that Samsung would be acquiring Viv Labs, the same company...

Debloat Galaxy Devices Without Root

In this XDA TV video, TK shows us how to get rid of the bloatware on Galaxy devices, without having to root your phone. TK demonstrates the Package Disabler Pro on the Galaxy Note 7. Check out the video to see how it works and download the app for yourself. Download Package Disabler Pro here. KEY FEATURES: *...

Bloatware Rant

Have you gotten rid  of your phone's bloatware? If not, which preinstalled apps do you currently have on your device, and why? Let us know in the comments.

Is Your Galaxy S6 Flash Always On?

With the S6 appearing in stores in just a few days time, the device is already suffering from several major defects. Firstly, there was an issue affecting 20% of users with thousands of minute scratches underneath the display and now reports of a second major issue are surfacing. Many users are reporting that their flash LEDs are...