• Samsung Releases Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta 3

    24 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    It was reported yesterday that Samsung might be rolling out the third Android 8.0 Oreo beta firmware for the Galaxy S8 soon. Samsung today released the Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo beta 3. The third beta release weighs in at 600MB and brings several improvements. The software also brings the latest November security patch for the handset.
    Samsung has only started rolling out the Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo beta 3 in the United Kingdom today. However, it's only a matter of time before the firmware is released in the United States and South Korea. Those are the two other markets where the beta...
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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store

    24 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Not long after it started selling the Samsung Galaxy S8 and
    S8+, Microsoft is now offering another high-end Samsung Android phone via its official US Store. We're talking about the Galaxy Note 8, which can be bought unlocked from Microsoft Store for $929.99 .
    While the Note 8 that's available at Microsoft isn't different from the version sold by Samsung, carriers, and other retailers, the Redmond company encourages customers to "personalize your phone with the Microsoft
    Launcher." As you may know, Microsoft Launcher ...
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  • Deal: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Unlocked 64GB $150 Off - 11/23/17

    Deal: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Unlocked 64GB $150 Off - 11/23/17

    24 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Black Friday hasn't actually been starting on Friday for a few years now as retailers are rushing to provide attractive discounts to consumers as soon as possible, especially when it comes to products that you're unlikely to buy in bulks like smartphones. Cue Samsung's new offer on a brand new 64GB variant of the Galaxy S8 Plus that comes unlocked with a regular U.S. warranty and is now $150 off, tying the record-low price of this handset if you don't account for trade-in discounts. For a limited time, the Galaxy S8 Plus will set you back just $674.99, which is a great deal on an Android...
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  • Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus Getting Third Android Oreo Beta

    Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus Getting Third Android Oreo Beta

    24 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Samsung is now distributing the third beta version of Android 8.0 Oreo to the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus. The update will install the November 2017 Android security patch, which resolves six vulnerabilities found in the media framework and the system portion of Google's operating system. A new feature that may be utilized once the software upgrade is installed is the ability to hide the “Apps running in background” notification.
    Even though there is only one notable new feature included with the update, the software package contains numerous fixes for multiple bugs found in the...
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  • Samsung to release Galaxy S8 Android Oreo beta 3 "very very soon", program will expand to more countries

    Samsung to release Galaxy S8 Android Oreo beta 3 "very very soon", program will expand to more countries

    24 days ago - By Phone Arena

    For the last few months, Samsung has been hard at work on bringing Android 8.0 Oreo to its high-end smartphones. Several weeks ago, the Korean tech giant launched a beta program for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ and managed to dish out a second build of the software just 8 days after public tests commenced.
    Since then; however, Samsung hushed up and didn't disclose any news about a possible release date for build number 3. Until now, that is.
    In response to a query about the ETA for the next patch, a UK Samsung ...
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