David Pogue has created master list of features that the Samsung Galaxy S8 has and the iPhone 7 doesn’t—along with an assessment of which ones are actually useful.
It's useful, but it isn't practical, and you should only consider one if you're into the novelty. Admittedly, I'm in a bit of disbelief that I'm writing a review for a desktop operating system that's running off of the Galaxy S8+. Who knew this would be our future? I certainly didn't. Show More Summary
Despite the scary sight of the Galaxy S8's iris scanner being, Samsung is brushing this off as a non-issue.
Apple proudly says that the the iPhone is the most popular camera in the world. But is it the best? We put the iPhone 7 Plus to the test against the newest flagship from Samsung, the Galaxy S8. Watch the video above to see the photos side-by-side and to find out how each smartphone did in delivering the best color, clarity, and range. Show More Summary
When the Galaxy S8 was unveiled in late March, it wasn’t the only premium product in Samsung’s catalog that received a massive overhaul. The Gear 360 camera also got an impressive redesign, turning it from a somewhat clumsy sphere into a neatly pocketable stick. Show More Summary
Design stories can be pretty silly, and that’s especially true for Samsung’s annoying smartphone design stories — here’s the most recent Galaxy S8 story. But Samsung designers aren’t the only ones that have exaggerated tales about their creations, and we’ve got one more such example for you. Show More Summary
A hack demonstrates that the iris scanner in Samsung's new flagship smartphone could unlock the device when presented with a photograph of the owner's eye.
If you're also eyeing the Galaxy S8, Samsung will throw in the new camera for just $49.
At long last, Galaxy S8 owners can ditch Samsung’s on-screen button look, if they so desire. The developers over on XDA have released an APK file that will change the on-screen button look, providing the same button aesthetic you’d find on a Pixel device. Show More Summary
We have a love-hate relationship with biometric ID. After all, it looks so cool when the hero in a sci-fi movie enters the restricted-access area after having his hand and iris scanned. But that’s about the best you can say about biometric security. Show More Summary
Samsung’s new 360-degree camera, the latest version of the Gear 360 shown off at the Galaxy S8 unveiling, goes on sale tomorrow, May 25 in the US. It’s priced at $229, but Samsung will kickoff a promotion first thing in the morning that could get you the camera for $49 if you buy a Galaxy […] Samsung’s New Gear 360 Arrives Tomorrow for $229 is a post from: Droid Life
Smartphone cases must outnumber smartphones 10 or 20 to 1. Finding the right combination of style, usability, protection, and price takes more than just a few moments thought. If you're exploring less expensive alternatives to what's available in most carrier stores, VRS Design has a wide variety of cases to protect your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+. Show More Summary
Secure Folder makes it easy to keep your stuff where only you can get to it. Secure Folder is a component of Samsung Knox that gives you a "compartment" to hold apps and files that is separate from the rest of the phone. You don't need...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Samsung not only lifted the curtain off the Galaxy S8, but also a brand new Gear 360. Samsung didn’t go into detail about when the new Gear 360 would launch or how much it would cost at the time. Instead, it detailed the camera’s features, like 4K video recording, capabilities live [...]
BIOMETRIC INSECURITY: Hackers Can Unlock Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Using Fake Irises. The CCC describes how this particular hack works. First, you need a camera with a night vision mode or with the infrared filter removed. A good digital camera with a 200mm lens was able to take successful images at up to five meters, or […]
Turns out the sophisticated tech can't tell the difference between your eye and a picture with a contact lens over the iris, a hacking club says.
You may have heard about this thing called a gigabit phone recently. The term was thrown around a lot during the launch of Samsung's Galaxy S8, since that's the first commercially available handset to support the technology. But gigabit...Show More Summary
With the Samsung Galaxy S8 now on the market, it makes perfect sense that we’d start hearing about the company’s flagship phone to replace it, even if it is about a year away. According to a report from South Korean publication The Bell, Samsung has chosen the codename “Star” for [...]
The Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6, and Huawei P10 are some of the best camera phones on the market. How do they compare to a $550 mirrorless camera?
Back when the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus were first released, there was some concern that people who chose to utilize the phones' iris scanners for security might be at risk. While the S8 line also includes a more conventional fingerprint scanner, Samsung gives users the option to unlock their phones using a quick iris scan as well. Show More Summary