Galaxy S8

How Bixby’s Incompleteness Pushes its Voice Assistant into Functional Redundancy

Around 3 months ago, Samsung took the stage at Unpacked 2017 to announce their new Galaxy S8 phones. During their keynote, the company spent around 10 minutes hyping up Bixby, their contribution to the newly-crowded virtual assistant space. Bixby was billed as “a new way to interact with your phone.” Essentially, Bixby aims to be a combination of Google Now’s …

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How Bixby’s Incompleteness Pushes its Voice Assistant into Functional Redundancy

Around 3 months ago, Samsung took the stage at Unpacked 2017 to announce their new Galaxy S8 phones. During their keynote, the company spent around 10 minutes hyping up Bixby, their contribution to the newly-crowded virtual assistant space. Bixby was billed as “a new way to interact with your phone.” Essentially, Bixby aims to be a combination of Google Now’s …

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How to Automatically Toggle Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging while at Home

While we haven’t seen a breakthrough in battery technology, many companies have instead opted to focus on innovations in charging technology. Qualcomm offers their Quick Charge technology, Huawei offers what they call SuperCharge, Motorola has their TurboPower, Oppo offers its VOOC, and Samsung has Adaptive Fast Charging. (Our personal favorite charging technology is OnePlus’s DashCharge, which is a modified version …

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Galaxy S8: How the Developer Community Radically Improved My Experience (Without Root)

Sometimes it needs a little help to make it truly yours… again Last week I wrote about why I felt the Galaxy S8’s software was a major letdown in comparison to its software, but despite its faults it is still my go-to phone, for the moment. So how do I deal with software I admittedly hate, and performance that is subpar …

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While Android Leaps Forward, Samsung’s Software Still has Trouble Catching Up to its Hardware

I don’t tend to keep it a secret that I am a fan of Samsung phones. I wrote about how I felt the Note7 was a “Remarkable Phone for Life”, meaning that it was suited for everything life throws at it, and I could probably rewrite that article substituting every Note7 reference for the Galaxy S8. Ever since Samsung’s renaissance …

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Galaxy S8 CrashGuard Drop Test Video [Hint: Phone is Unscathed]

The Galaxy S8 and the S8+ are without a doubt some of the nicest phones you can get, plus they have the latest specifications with excellent performance and a stellar camera. Samsung worked hard to create a great looking body and an infinity display that would be a sin to hide behind a boring case. You can show off your Galaxy S8 …

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