Samsung is offering 50% discount on new Gear VR and Gear 360 (2017) if you purchase Galaxy S8

Samsung usually offers incentives to those who preorder its flagship smartphones, including freebies or discounts. These incentives vary by market, and the company is being quite generous to its Galaxy S8 and S8+ customers in Malaysia. Apart from a free Limited Edition Starter Kit (Clear Cover, Screen Protector, Wireless Charging Stand, USB Type-C cable) and […]

Themes Thursday: Have a look at this week’s best new theme packs

Welcome back to Themes Thursday! This is where we showcase some of the best new themes released each week for Galaxy smartphones. A whopping 242 new theme packs have been released by Samsung over the past one week. We’ve gone through each and every one of them, and shortlisted a few theme packs that you […]

Samsung rolls out an update in Korea for Galaxy S8′s red tint problem

Some Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners were complaining about a “reddish” tint on their smartphone’s display, and Samsung had said that it would fix the problem with a software update. It now appears that the company has rolled out a software update that offers users with options to adjust the screen’s color temperature. Samsung has […]

Samsung Pay expands to Hong Kong, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UAE

Samsung has announced that it has expanded the reach of its mobile payment service to four new markets: Hong Kong, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UAE. Samsung Pay has been officially launched in Sweden and the UAE, while the service is available through an early access program in Hong Kong and Switzerland. The company is making […]

Galaxy S8 Tip: How to enable Smart Stay on Galaxy S8 and S8+

The Smart Stay feature, which Samsung debuted with the Galaxy S3 five years ago, is still present in the recently released Galaxy S8 and S8+. However, it’s turned off by default. When activated, the Smart Stay feature keeps the screen on while you’re looking at it. The feature uses the front-facing camera of the smartphone to […]

Galaxy S8 Tip: How to clear unread notification badges from app icons

The default app launcher on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ can show unread notification badges on respective app icons. This makes it easier for users to know which apps have notifications that they haven’t checked out yet. However, it can also get pretty annoying when apps bombard users with useless notifications, It’s quite easy, actually, […]

PSA: Galaxy S8′s messages app shows web link previews

The Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ feature a newer user interface with dozens of new features, and some of them are easier to overlook. One such new feature is the ability to show web link previews in the messages app. Similar to WhatsApp, iMessage, and a few other instant messaging apps, Galaxy S8′s new […]

[Video] This is how Samsung tests the Galaxy S8 to ensure quality and safety

The Galaxy Note 7 turned out to be a massive failure. Even though it was a great device, it was a safety hazard due to faulty batteries. The company had to recall all the Galaxy Note 7 units it shipped worldwide, and apologize its customers. Samsung not only suffered an enormous financial loss due to […]

Galaxy S8 Tip: Here’s how to enable image stabilization for smoother 4K videos

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera with Dual Pixel phase-detection autofocus, OIS, and 4K video recording. These features might seem similar to that of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, but they come with slightly upgraded sensors and a brand new 10nm octa-core processor. This gives Samsung more headroom for things […]

Galaxy S8 Tip: Follow these steps to remove the dedicated app drawer for an iPhone-like experience

The newly released Galaxy S8 and S8+ come with a newer user interface that the company now calls Samsung Experience 8.0. It offers plenty of customization options to users, including various layouts, icon grid settings, theme packs, icon packs, and more. The new app drawer can be accessed by swiping up or down on the home screen […]