The Samsung Galaxy S8/Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30 are recent phones that have face unlock. How do the devices stack up with your face on the line?
Samsung has slowly improved its Always On Display — here's how to get started with it. Even when your Galaxy Note S8's display is "off," it isn't really off. Always On Display triggers right away, and continues to show you useful information...Show More Summary
A new report has surfaced which suggests that Samsung has sold more than 270,000 Galaxy Note 8's, which eclipses the records set by the Galaxy S8 lineup.
Image. Samsung For all the Galaxy S8 owners fed up with summoning Samsung's digital assistant every time they accidentally tap the Bixby key, there's finally a fix for your frustration. Samsung sent out a new update for the S8 today that lets you disable the button entirely, and the process is pretty simple. More »
As impressed as we were with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ at launch, we couldn't help but question Samsung's decision to put a dedicated Bixby button on the side of the phones. Bixby was meant to be Samsung's answer to Google Assistant, but until recently, Bixby Voice wasn't even accessible to S8 owners outside of South Korea. Show More Summary
Samsung has put a lot of focus on Bixby, its new digital personal assistant, including putting a dedicated button on the side of the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy Note 8 which allows for the quickest possible access to the feature. [...]
Samsung will let owners of its latest Galaxy smartphones disable the "Bixby" button, the dedicated button for the company's smart voice assistant, according to SamMobile. Some Galaxy phones that come with the Bixby button, including the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, are receiving updates that will let owners disable the Bixby button. Show More Summary
How do I disable the Bixby button on the S8 and Note 8? Samsung has pushed out an update to Bixby for the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 that allows users to completely disable the functionality completely. This means that once the button is pressed (the button itself ain't going away), it doesn't do anything. Show More Summary
It won't disable the assistant completely, but will stop you accidentally launching Bixby Home.
I can honestly say that I never thought this day would come, but Samsung has gone ahead and pushed out an update to Bixby on the Galaxy Note 8 (likely Galaxy S8 and S8+ too) that lets you disable the Bixby button from opening Bixby Home. Show More Summary
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note8 smartphones can now modify the behavior of their handset's dedicated Bixby button. The hardware key, located on the left edge of the phone, automatically calls up Bixby Home with a short press or Bixby Voice with a long press. Show More Summary
Which version of the Galaxy S8 is the one to buy? Samsung has continued the trend of releasing an "Active" version of its latest mass-market flagship a handful of months later, and the Galaxy S8 Active is the least compromised Active model yet. Show More Summary
Samsung is currently pushing out an update to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 owners which allows for the ability to deactivate the Bixby button on the side of the device.
Samsung's latest crop of flagship phones — Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 — have a dedicated button that can only be used to launch the company's smart assistant, Bixby. Not everyone cared for Bixby (especially since it took...Show More Summary
I really dig my Galaxy S8 smartphone, but for one thing: the incredibly annoying Bixby assistant. Now, Samsung will let you disable the dedicated Bixby key, making it much harder to summon the helper by accident, as Sammobile noticed. Show More Summary
Samsung is at long last getting a bit less stubborn about the dedicated Bixby button on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Redditors have spotted that the latest software update for Samsung’s own virtual assistant finally makes it possible to disable the dedicated physical button for Bixby. Show More Summary
As the smartphone race of 2017 enters its last legs, the final contender among the big name brands is preparing for the launch of its flagship device. With the market now saturated with phones like the Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8, andShow More Summary
LG has frequently struggled to compete against local rival Samsung. Even the genuinely good LG G6, released earlier this year, struggled to move the needle when pitted against the Galaxy S8. But now there's the LG V30, a new flagship phone for late 2017 that serves as a successor to last year's (very different) LG V20. Show More Summary
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To celebrate 10 years of the iPhone, this week Apple announced the special anniversary edition, the iPhone X. Considering it comes with an eye-wateringly high price tag, let's see how it stacks up, specs-wise, with its main competitor, Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+... Continue Reading iPhone X vs. Show More Summary