You can now buy an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 in the U.S.

 The Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the best Android phones out there. Until now, you had to contact your phone carrier to get a new phone with some bloatware. What a terrible deal. Starting today, you can now buy a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ without any of the bloatware. You can purchase the device on Samsung.com or in Best Buy stores. The Samsung Galaxy S8 starts at $724.99 with 64GB of storage,… Read More

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Samsung says the Galaxy S8 easily outsold the S7

 The Galaxy S8 experience is something of a mixed bag – but it’s certainly not a bomb. As ever, Samsung isn’t giving out exact numbers, but the company is happily reporting that the new flagship has seen a 30-percent increase in pre-orders over its predecessor, here in the States. The new sales figures technically account for two separate handsets – the S8 and S8+… Read More

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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is now on sale in the U.S., Canada and Korea with more launches to come

 If you’ve been holding out patiently for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung’s newest flagship devices, then your wait may soon be over after the phones went on sale in an initial four markets. Samsung is starting sales in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Korea today (Friday), with expansions to other countries coming “in the weeks ahead,” it said. In case you missed… Read More

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A disappointing debut for Samsung’s smart assistant, Bixby

 Last week Samsung announced that the Galaxy S8 would ship without Bixby Voice control. It seems unlikely that that little bombshell will dissuade anyone from buying the new flagship. It is, after all, a great piece of hardware, as evidenced by our recent review. Still, it’s a notable disappointment for one of the phone’s key selling points and a stumble for a feature… Read More

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The Samsung Galaxy S8’s beautiful hardware deserves a more unified software experience

 The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a strange beast. All at once it seems like both the culmination of several generations’ worth of solid smartphone evolution, while feeling like a still-incomplete peek at the company’s grand plans moving forward. Read More

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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ are exactly what leaks suggested, and that’s a good thing

 Pretty much everything you’ve already read about the Samsung Galaxy S8 is true. And that’s a good thing. Whether by accident or design, the company did a truly abysmal job keeping its new flagship under wraps. Read More

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