Google’s Camera App With Working HDR+ Gets Ported to Galaxy S8, Others

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The camera in the Google Pixel and Pixel XL is often referenced as being one of the best in all of smartphones. Part of that is because of the hardware that Google uses, but a good chunk of the excellence comes from the Google Camera app and its HDR+ capabilities. You see, a number of phones use the same camera module that the Pixel phones have (like the Blackberry KEYone), but it’s Google’s extra software butter than bring out the magic. Up until now, the Google ...

Google’s Daydream is Now Available for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

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Google announced back at Google I/O that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ would soon be Daydream-supported phones. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen Samsung’s new flagships receive updates with changelogs that hinted at that happening any moment, including just last week with Verizon. Still, no official word has creeped out from Google or Samsung on timing, but this afternoon, all of the needed Daydream apps on Google Play went live for the S8 and S8+. I started paying attention to the change this morning ...

DEAL: Google Daydream View VR Headset Drops to $59 ($20 Off)

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Google’s Daydream View VR headset is currently discounted by $20 at Best Buy, leaving the price at just $59.00. While the device works with only a few devices at the moment, it’ll soon work the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, opening it up to a whole bunch of users. Before Samsung made its latest Gear VR unit with a controller, Google was first out of the gate with a little pointer remote that allowed you to find a more immersive VR experience from your phone. This ...

DEAL: US Unlocked Galaxy S8, S8+ Listed at $150 Off on Amazon

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For a limited time, anyone looking to grab a US unlocked Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, which just so happened to get updated this week, can do so for $150 over on Amazon. At $150 off, the Galaxy S8 price drops to $575 and the S8+ price drops to $675. While it’s always tempting to hold out and wait to see what’s around the corner, if you’ve been on the fence about the S8 or S8+, just go for it. You won’t be unhappy. With a gorgeous ...

DEAL: Best Buy and Samsung Hosting $300-Off Galaxy S8 and S8+ Deals to Launch Coral Blue

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July 21 is here and that means both Best Buy and Samsung are hosting mega discounts on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ to celebrate the launch of the Coral Blue version in the US. Both are offering up at least $150 off, but you’ll also find carrier models discounted up to $300 at Best Buy. The deals look like this for now: Samsung is giving everyone $150 off both carrier models and unlocked models. However, if you want up to $300, they’ll give you extra ...

Reminder: Last Day for Samsung’s Galaxy S8 BOGO With Trade-In Deal

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Only a few days ago, Samsung kicked off what we feel is the best BOGO deal currently available for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. To sum it up, trade in your used smartphone (so long as it’s not bricked or has a cracked display), then receive a free S8 or S8+ when you purchase the same model. What makes the deal super sweet is that the BOGO offer is applied immediately when you purchase the phones, not after you send in your used device. Once ...

Bixby Voice is Officially Here for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the US

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Bixby Voice is now available on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in the US after a few month delay and short testing period through an early access program. That means you now have the full Bixby experience that was first revealed during the S8’s unveiling. We took it for a good spin a few weeks back – feel free to give that video a look. To get Bixby on your Galaxy S8 or S8+, you’ll only need to hit the Bixby button on your phone ...

DEAL: Samsung Launches BOGO Galaxy S8 Deal With Trade-In

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The number of noteworthy Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ deals we’ve already seen this year is pretty remarkable. From $100 and $200 discounts to trade-in offers that gave you cash for any working smartphone, you have had plenty of reasons to get in on the S8 action. Samsung isn’t done though, and announced a new buy one, get one free deal (BOGO) over the weekend. This new deal asks that you buy one Galaxy S8 or S8+ at full retail, then pick a second one ...