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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ now compatible with Daydream

Samsung has started to push an update that makes the Galaxy S8 and S8+ compatible with Google’s Daydream virtual reality platform, according to a tweet from the search giant. The Daydream-ready update is rolling out now to @SamsungMobile Galaxy S8 and S8+. Explore new worlds with #Daydream. https://t.co/KaRNJEcURi pic.twitter.com/PEeC6RfyyZ — Google VR (@googlevr) July 31,…

Samsung’s new LTE modem provides theoretical speeds of 1.2Gbps

Samsung’s next flagship may be capable of downloading an HD movie in 10 seconds. Samsung says its new Cat.18 LTE modem, expected to debut in its next flagship, will feature download speeds of up to 1.2Gbps — 20 percent faster than the Cat.16 modem in the Galaxy S8. The manufacturer says the speed boost is…

Poll: Are you using Android Pay, Apple Pay or Samsung Pay?

Mobile payments have been a desired feature for Canadians and many first experienced paying for small ticket items through an NFC -enabled BlackBerry device, or when Samsung launched Samsung Pay with a number of Galaxy devices. However, the real increase in adoption came when Apple launched Apple Pay, and most recently Google with Android Pay….

Leaked slides detail upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 Active [Update]

Update: In addition to the plethora of leaked images of the S8 Active below, reputable device leaker Evan Blass has proved himself once again and revealed a rendering of the upcoming rugged smartphone. Check it out below. While rumours of the Galaxy S8 Active have been percolating for several weeks now, today marks the first…

Samsung Q2 2017 earnings predict the company will overtake Apple in profits

Samsung’s Q2 2017 financial earnings reveal that the company has experienced record-breaking financial results. In total, Samsung generated $12.6 billion USD in operating profit and $9.7 billion in net profit, the highest earnings in the South Korean company’s history. These earnings predict that Samsung is on track to surpass Apple in the operating profit department…

Hedley’s ‘Love Again’ music video debuts on Samsung Gear VR

Canadian pop-rock group Hedley has announced that its “Love Again” music video will premiere on Samsung Gear VR. The smooth R&B song released last month to digital retailers and is part of the album CAGELESS, which is set for release September 29 via Universal Music Canada. “We’ve never done anything like this before, and creativity…

Images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active have surfaced

It would appear that S8 is getting a rugged ‘Active’ variant, as is the case with previous versions of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy device. As per images spotted on Reddit by 9to5 Google, the S8 Active seems to have thicker design than the regular S8. Otherwise, the S8 and S8 Active appear to be nearly identical,…

Samsung is working on new Bluetooth headphones featuring Bixby, says report

Back in March, Samsung Electronics unveiled its flagship smartphone for the year, the Samsung Galaxy S8, and placed emphasis on the device’s voice-activated assistant, Bixby. While we still don’t have Bixby in Canada despite the feature launching in the U.S, recent reports stemming from ETnews indicate the South Korean company’s AI will soon be making its way to a…

New Samsung Galaxy Note 8 renders have reportedly surfaced

New press renders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 have been revealed, giving perhaps the best look at the upcoming phone to date. According to images obtained by BGR, the front of the phone has a nearly bezel-less ‘Infinity Display’ and various sensors are clearly visible. Furthermore, the Note 8 seems to pack a front-facing camera,…

Samsung to unveil Galaxy Note 8 at Unpacked event on August 23

As previously rumoured, Samsung will be holding its Unpacked event on Wednesday, August 23rd, where the company is expected to officially unveil the Galaxy Note 8. “Do bigger things” is the tagline for the follow-up to the Note 7. It also seems like the device will once again come with an SPen stylus. No other…

Canadian launch date for Bixby Voice on Samsung Galaxy S8 remains unclear

After a lengthy delay, Samsung’s new voice-powered assistant is finally rolling out to the Galaxy S8 and S8+, but only in the U.S. The Canadian launch date for the voice-activated assistant, meanwhile, remains unclear. Originally touted by Samsung as a Galaxy S8 and S8+ highlight feature, Samsung marketed Bixby as the centre for future device…

Samsung plans to recycle gold and other materials from its Galaxy Note 7 devices

Samsung has announced via its Korean Newsroom, that the company plans to recycle an estimated 157 tonnes of gold, silver, cobalt, copper and other materials from recalled Galaxy Note 7 devices. Samsung halted sales of the Note 7 last year due to the batteries of some units overheating and in some cases catching fire. The company has…

Samsung Galaxy S9 to reportedly feature the same ‘Infinity Display’ as the S8

A little more than half a year away from the expected release of the Samsung Galaxy S9, and reports are already coming in claiming the smartphone will feature the same ‘Infinity Display’ found in the South Korean company’s Galaxy S8 and S8+. Citing unnamed industry sources, South Korean news outlet The Bell said that Samsung has…

Samsung plans to allow Samsung Pay users to pay for purchases using PayPal

Samsung has announced that Samsung Pay users will soon be able to use their PayPal account to pay for purchases in-store and online. Currently, support for PayPal is only available in the U.S. However, the company says it’s working on enabling Samsung Pay users in other countries, including its native South Korea, to tie their…

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 8 will be revealed in late August

Samsung’s often-rumoured Galaxy Note 8 is set to be revealed in August, according to the company’s global chief DJ Koh, as originally reported by Taiwanese publication ePrice.  Koh, however, stopped short of revealing the device’s exact launch date, though rumours point to an August 23rd to 26th reveal and an early September release. He did…

Samsung Game Live app allows for game streams to YouTube, Facebook, Twitch

Samsung has released an app called Game Live, which lets users live stream games to Facebook, YouTube or Twitch. With Game Live, users can launch a game, log into one of the three platforms and start streaming video content up to 4GB in size. Samsung says this should allow for “around 200 minutes at high quality,”…