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Samsung Galaxy A5 now available in Canada

Samsung and its Canadian carrier partners have added the Galaxy A5 to their arsenals. This mid-range smartphone is available in Black Sky and Blue Mist and comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, a fingerprint sensor, 5.2-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, 1.9 GHz octa-core processor, and 16-megapixel rear and front-facing cameras. The device is available through Bell,…

Samsung Galaxy S8 will reportedly launch in Canada on April 28

Between all the countless Galaxy S8 leaks, one detail about Samsung’s new flagship Android smartphone has managed to stay a secret until now: a Canadian release date. Citing a “senior supply chain source with knowledge of one Canadian cell carrier’s plans,” BGR reports Galaxy S8 pre-orders will ship out to Canadian consumers on April 28th. The website…

Virgin Mobile releases the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

While the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are expected to be unveiled on March 29th at a press conference in New York City, Virgin Mobile will be adding the 2016 flagship device to its lineup at the end of the month. According to sources, Virgin is set to launch the dual-curved Galaxy S7…

Samsung confirms the name of its digital assistant is Bixby

Another digital assistant has joined the ranks of Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana. Samsung has confirmed the name of Bixby, its upcoming artificial intelligence assistant, on its Italian website, which the company will reportedly introduce with the launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. According to a report on SamMobile, Bixby is…

New leak details the Galaxy S8’s Samsung Experience user interface

Despite the seemingly endless amount of Galaxy S8 leaks, we haven’t seen too much of the software that will come with Samsung’s next flagship device. That changed when SamMobile published screenshots of the S8’s launcher and app icons. The website obtained the images through one of its readers. The reader, according to SamMobile, found the screenshots…

Samsung releases S8 commercial in South Korea three weeks ahead of launch

Samsung has released a television commercial for the Galaxy S8 three weeks ahead of its official unveiling. This preemptive action is highly unusual for the smartphone giant, as advertisements like the one above are usually released closer to the launch date of a device. However, according to The Korean Herald, the unorthodox pre-launch commercial was…

Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature facial recognition feature, according to new report

When Samsung unveiled the ill-fated Note 7, the company spent a good portion of its presentation playing up the smartphone’s iris-scanning functionality. Moving into the launch the Galaxy S8, it seemed Samsung was guaranteed to bring that feature, even if it wasn’t as groundbreaking as promised. However, it now appears Samsung will instead try to…

FCC documents suggest Samsung Galaxy S8 will support Freedom Mobile’s Band 66

A Samsung device that is widely believed to be the upcoming Galaxy S8 has appeared on the United States’ Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) authorization page, revealing that it supports Band 66, Freedom Mobile’s LTE spectrum. Freedom Mobile — formerly known as Wind — is a wireless carrier owned by Shaw that operates in Ontario, Alberta…

Samsung Canada launches 2017 Solve for Tomorrow challenge

Samsung Canada recently announced the launch of the 2017 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge where Canadian schools will have a chance to compete for several technology grants. This is a national education initiative where schools can apply STEM to help solve community issues. Samsung will award 150 finalist schools with technology grants, while four of…

Samsung Galaxy A5 launching in Canada on March 17

Many Canadians are waiting for Samsung to unleash the Galaxy S8, which will officially be unveiled on March 29th. However, there is a respectable and well-designed mid-range Android device coming to various carriers in the coming days. As previously reported, Samsung will release the Galaxy A5 (2017 edition) in Canada on March 17th. We can confirm…

Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s internal nickname is ‘Great’

Samsung’s reported code name makes clear its aspirations for the next Galaxy Note following the Note 7’s combustion-related recalls — it wants to be ‘Great.’ The news comes from SamMobile, which states the previously reported nickname — ‘Baikal,’ after a lake situated in Siberia considered the deepest the world — is incorrect. In addition to the…

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ leaked side by side in picture

While the Samsung Galaxy S8 has been leaked from almost angles, revealing to a high-level confidence its hardware features and specs, there’s still one thing we haven’t managed to get a good look at: a size comparison between the 6.2-inch Samsung Galaxy S8+ and the 5.8-inch Samsung Galaxy S8. Now we have exactly that, thanks…

Samsung Galaxy S8 release date is reportedly pushed back by a week

The Samsung Galaxy S8’s release date has slipped by a week from April 21st to April 28th, according to eminent mobile tipster Evan Blass. The leaker hesitates to call it a delay, since the release date was never officially announced, but he notes the new date does differ from the one he reported on in…

New images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 reveal display and on-screen home button

Samsung will officially unveil the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus on March 29th in New York City. For those who cannot attend the live event, the South Korean company will also host the “unbox your phone” experience live via  its YouTube channel. Kicking off this week, however, is a new collection of leaked images of…

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 now available for pre-order at Best Buy Canada

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress, is now available for pre-order at Best Buy Canada for $799.99 CAD, with a release date of March 24th. The 9.7-inch Super AMOLED tablet comes in black and silver, runs Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and runs on a quad-core 2.15GHz…

Galaxy S8 screen to be called ‘Infinity Display,’ according to Samsung trademark application

Samsung will call the S8’s bezel-less screen an ‘Infinity Display,” according to one of the company’s recently spotted trademark applications with the United States Patent and Tradmark Office. Unfortunately, besides the name of the display, the document, which Samsung filed on February 24th, doesn’t provide any additional revelations. However, it’s worthwhile to note Infinity Display is…

Virgin and Bell cut the no-contract price of the Samsung Galaxy S7 by $100

Leading up to the Galaxy S8 ‘unbox your phone’ event on March 29th in New York City, several Canadian carriers are starting to make room and have put Samsung’s current flagship, the S7, on sale. Across the country, the price of the Galaxy S7 has dropped to as low as $0 on contract, but Bell…

Samsung Galaxy S8 photos show slim bezels and 3.5mm headphone jack

Following a detailed render of the Samsung Galaxy S8 leaked by tipster Evan Blass, the new Samsung flagship has been revealed in a series of photos by mobile site BGR, showing barely-there bezels akin to the recently-announced LG G6 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone pictured is a 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 — not its…