galaxy note 8

  • You can now disable Samsung’s devoted Bixby button

    You can now disable Samsung’s devoted Bixby button

    The Galaxy S8’s devoted Bixby button was one of the least popular features on an otherwise well received phone, owing in part to the fact that Samsung’s smart assistant was still half-baked at launch. Unsurprisingly, the feature also made its way onto the Galaxy Note 8, though, by that time, the company had finally rolled out Bixby’s voice functionality for both devices. Read More

  • Don’t rely on Face Unlock to keep your phone secure

    Don’t rely on Face Unlock to keep your phone secure

    With Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 arriving in stores soon, here’s an important reminder: Face Unlock isn’t anywhere near as good at securing your phone as a fingerprint. If you follow the tech news cycle, you’ve seen the stories: first following the release of the Galaxy S8 and now the new Note. The technology is easily fooled. Read More

  • Tests put Galaxy Note 8 at the top of the smartphone display heap

    Tests put Galaxy Note 8 at the top of the smartphone display heap

    If you like to keep on top of the latest display tech, you’re probably familiar with Ray Soneira’s exhaustive testing of the screens on the newest smartphones and other devices. His latest target is the Galaxy Note 8, and it turns out Samsung’s phablet sports the best screen they’ve ever seen on a phone. Read More

  • Crunch Report | Galaxy Note 8 Makes Its Return

    We get a look at SpaceX’s Spacesuit, Galaxy Note 8 makes its return, a recap of YC Demo Day 2 and Apple’s latest iPhone could come on September 12th. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • What’s new with Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8

    Samsung promised to “Do Bigger Things” with the Note 8, but the company’s new phablet isn’t exactly earth shattering. Instead, the phone is more of a refinement of the line, perhaps hampered by an abundance of caution following last year’s Note 7 debacle. Many of the updates present are adapted directly from the S8/S8+ — though the company has taken some… Read More

  • Live from Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 press conference

    Live from Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 press conference

    Welcome to the event many never thought would happen. After the Galaxy Note 7 turned from flagship phone to airline PA warning and tech blogger punchline, many wondered if there would be a follow up. But here we are at Samsung Unpacked in New York, and every teaser and leak points to the return of the company’s phabled phablet. As far as what to expect from the Galaxy Note 8… Read More