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Best Screen Protectors for Galaxy S7

What are the best screen protectors for the GS7? The Samsung Galaxy S7 is still of the best phones you can buy, and with the Galaxy S8 and upcoming Note 8 stealing everyone’s attention, you should be able to pick up an S7 for a pretty great deal. With its beautiful glass screen, you’ll want to try and protect it from scuffs and scratches. We’ve included some decent options for film screen protectors — not as tough as the tempered glass, but still providing good protection for your screen. amFilm…

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U.S. unlocked Galaxy Note 8 shows up on Samsung’s online store

The U.S. unlocked Galaxy Note 8 makes an appearance on Samsung’s store page. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be announced next week in New York, and the leaks just keep coming as we run up to the event. This time, Samsung has prematurely listed the U.S. unlocked version (model UZKAXAA, consistent with the U.S. unlocked Galaxy S8s) of the device on its online store. The product link itself doesn’t go anywhere, but we still learn a few things about it. Before getting too excited: the listing doesn’t yet show…

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Galaxy Note 8 brochure leaks, confirming rumored specs

A brochure for the Galaxy Note 8 has leaked, listing the device’s specifications. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to be announced at an Unpacked event on August 23, and as we get closer to that date we learn more and more about Samsung’s next flagship. Earlier, we saw super clear images of the device, and now a product brochure shows off the phone’s specifications. Ausdroid shared the brochure, and the specs are mostly what could be expected by a late 2017 flagship: the phone will be powered by…

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Galaxy Note 8 shown in clearest images yet

The Galaxy Note 8 leaks in stunningly clear photos. Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 is expected to be announced on August 23 in New York City, and as that date has grown closer we have been getting more and more leaked images of the device. The latest images come courtesy of a Weibo user and these images are stunningly clear. The design looks just like the Galaxy S8, from the minimal bezel to the awkwardly placed fingerprint sensor. There are no clear images with the S-Pen silo, but that is expected…

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Essential Phone vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: The no-bezel battle

Whenever a newcomer hits the scene to challenge an incumbent, we take notice. The Galaxy S8 has been a clear success in the market, outselling not only the entire slate of high-end phones in 2017 but also beating Samsung’s own Galaxy S7 sales records. But there’s a new challenger, the Essential Phone, coming in at a similar price with similar specs — and though it doesn’t have immediate aspirations of coming anywhere near Samsung’s sales, Essential surely believe it has a competitive product. Here’s how the new Essential Phone compares…

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Four Great Galaxy S8 armbands for running and working out

Hit the pavement running with your Galaxy S8 secure and accessible! Itching to take your Galaxy S8 with you on your runs? Sure, you could awkwardly keep it in your pocket, but you’re best off getting an armband case. It keeps your phone protected and accessible to you, so you can check on your progress in your [Couch to 5K app]https://www.androidcentral.com/best-couch-5k-apps) or control your music as you run. While these armbands won’t help with your running motivation, they sure will make running with your phone more convenient and comfortable. Lets…

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How to deal with Daydream display flicker on Galaxy S8

Stop the flicker with this tip! You need to be able to see what is going on when you have a VR headset on, but if you have issues with your display then you can give yourself a headache or cause damage to your eyes. Some users have reported an issue where the display on their Galaxy S8 flickers brightly and repeatedly. This is a disorienting issue that absolutely nobody wants to run into, but if you do we’ve got a solution for you! Read more at VRHeads … Read…

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Watch this Galaxy S5 fall from a plane and survive

Although Samsung has its Active line of Galaxy phones, this standard version held up just fine — after a fall from a plane. The one time I went skydiving, I wanted to do something to document the experience, more to prove that I actually did it than to remember it. However, I also didn’t want my phone to fall out of my hands and smash into a million pieces on impact. So, I took a few photos as we were loaded into the plane, and tucked the phone away behind…

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Sprint now lets you use voice and data simultaneously on Galaxy S8

Sprint adds new calling feature to its version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. Sprint has released an over-the-air (OTA) update for its version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. In addition to the usual round of bug fixes and security improvements (not that those aren’t important), the company also took the time to add its new “Calling Plus” feature. The feature allows users to use voice and data at the same time, no matter if the user is on LTE or calling over Wi-Fi. The previous…

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Best Wireless Charging Pads for Galaxy S8

Your new Samsung Galaxy S8 supports wireless charging, so take full advantage of the convenience! The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a beautifully designed phone packed with convenient features. That includes wireless charging, which allows you to forgo dealing with cables and elegantly have your phone charging on your desk at work or nightstand at home and simply grab it when it’s time to get up and go. There are a variety of wireless charging stands and pad options compatible with the Galaxy S8, from chargers designed by Samsung to third-party…

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