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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…

Samsung Connect app for Galaxy S8 acts as digital hub for company’s IoT ecosystem

Along with Samsung’s much-anticipated Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices comes the launch of the South Korean giant’s new IoT app, Samsung Connect. With Samsung Connect, users can activate IoT devices through a three-step configuration process. Furthermore, users will be able to measure all IoT connected devices through one app. Samsung has a continually growing smart ecosystem,…

Samsung reveals Bixby and joins the digital assistant race

Along with the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung will launch its new digital assistant Bixby. Up until today’s full reveal, very little was known about the assistant other than Samsung’s intentions to surpass the capabilities of its competitors. MobileSyrup recently learned that Bixby is intended to be a combination of Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon’s…

With the Galaxy S8 launch comes a slew of Samsung Health updates

In addition to its many features and attractions, the Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with enhanced Samsung Health service. Samsung Health currently has over 60 million monthly active users and 11 million daily active users around the world. The upgrades will improve on tele-health features, personal coaching, social capabilities and fitness assistance. However, the tele-health features…

Samsung Canada says there is a ‘larger roll-out strategy’ planned for Samsung Pay

Samsung launched Samsung Pay, its proprietary mobile payments service, in Canada on November 8th, 2016. Samsung Canada partnered with CIBC to give Canadians the company’s mobile payment option through its early access program, but there were and still are some caveats to accomplish this. Interested parties need to sign up for a CIBC Visa credit…

Specs comparison: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ versus Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Now that Samsung’s newest flagship has arrived, aiming to capture the hearts and minds of those burned (perhaps literally) by the Note 7 debacle, one of the main questions on every Samsung fan’s mind is whether its worth upgrading to the Galaxy S8 over the S7. While we’ll have a more in-depth analysis on this…

Samsung reveals new DeX desktop dock for Galaxy S8 and S8+ [Update]

Along with the S8 and S8+, Samsung has revealed a new desktop dock platform for its flagship devices called DeX. Samsung describes the DeX dock as a device that allows S8 and S8+ owners to experience a desktop-like experience powered by only Samsung’s new flagship devices, coupled with a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard. Samsung says…

Samsung announces new Gear 360 camera with 4K video livestream support

Samsung has announced a new Gear 360 camera capable of shooting 4K resolution 360-degree video. The camera is the successor to last year’s Gear 360 and has been completely overhauled. Samsung’s new camera is lightweight and more compact than the first-generation shooter, but also lacks the expandable built-in tripod of the original Gear 360. Specs…

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Canadian pricing and availability

Samsung’s hotly-anticipated Galaxy flagship has arrived, and it comes bearing a wide range of new technology — from facial recognition to a feature that transforms your smartphone into a desktop called Samsung DeX. These new features are running on Qualcomm’s 10nm Snapdragon 835 chipset (in Canada and the U.S.) and 4GB of RAM. It also…