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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ do not support Google’s Daydream VR platform

Daydream View owners might be upset to learn that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will not support Google’s Daydream VR headset, according to VRHeads. Although it may come as a surprise to some, when attempting to download the Daydream app on the S8 or S8+ to use it with Samsung’s Gear VR headset, you’ll receive an…

Samsung Canada to open a 21,000 sq. ft. retail store in downtown Toronto

Samsung has announced plans to revamp its current ‘Experience Store’ in Toronto with something “unlike anything we’ve ever launched before in Canada.” Claiming to be the “largest and most immersive” retail experience, Samsung will open a two-level, 21,000 sq. ft. Yonge-Dundas Square location at the CF Toronto Eaton Centre this summer. Access to the store…

SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 114: Will the Galaxy S8 redeem Samsung?

This week on the SyrupCast Igor Bonifacic, Patrick O’Rourke, and Rose Behar are joined by TechCrunch staff writer Darrell Etherington to discuss their reactions to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. This past week, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S8 and S8+. MobileSyrup went hands-on with the much anticipated devices and are bringing you their hot takes on the…

Contest: Win a Bell Samsung Galaxy S8

We have re-drawn a winner. Dean F. Please email zach@mobilesyrup.com to claim your Samsung S8! Thanks to all who entered. Samsung has officially announced the all-new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ during a press conference held in New York City. Samsung feels the Galaxy S8 will be the device that takes smartphones to a new…

Galaxy S8 will beat S7 sales record, says Samsung’s DJ Koh

Samsung has high expectations for its flagship. In an interview with South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, Koh reportedly said the company expects the Galaxy S8 to outsell the Galaxy S7. Reuters has since been able to confirm Koh’s comments. The spokesperson that spoke to Reuters declined to provide specific sales targets, but noted Koh is measuring the S8’s…

Here’s a video of the Samsung Galaxy S8 being unboxed underwater in a shark tank

This story isn’t Canadian related at all. In fact, it’s an elaborate marketing stunt put together by T-Mobile, an American carrier. Still, this unboxing is so insane it’s impossible to ignore it. T-Mobile teamed up with Samsung to unbox the recently announced Samsung Galaxy S8 underwater, in a shark tank surrounded by sharks. Yes, you…

Here are the Samsung Galaxy S8 cases you can buy right now

While Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones won’t arrive in Canada until April 21st, you can already buy cases for both upcoming devices. If you intend to buy an S8 or S8+, Amazon.ca is already offering an assortment of cases. Buying the case will give you an indication of almost the exact dimensions of…

Specs comparison: Samsung Galaxy S8 versus iPhone 7, Google Pixel and LG G6

The biggest mobile tech event of the year, Mobile World Congress, lacked a major 2017 release from Samsung — unless you count the company’s latest tablet. Consequently, the Samsung Galaxy S8 cast a shadow over the mobile market, making it difficult to evaluate the handsets debuted at MWC (particularly the LG G6) in a broader…

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Canadian pre-order pricing and information

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have debuted and now every Canadian Samsung fan is no doubt wondering how they can get their hands on this Infinity Displayed, feature-packed handset for themselves. MobileSyrup has reached out to Canadian carriers for information on pre-order dates, pricing and gifts. Below are the responses so far. Please note,…

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ gallery

Samsung announced the all new Galaxy S8 and S8+. The two devices are the successors of last year’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. For more information on the new devices you can read about Samsung’s S8 launch here. For information on the specifications of the two new devices click here. We we’re down in New…