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Telegram voice calls start rolling out to all of Western Europe

After a lengthy beta period, Telegram has announced that they are now rolling out voice calling to all users in Western Europe. The calls are encrypted end-to-end, and the company uses AI to analyze network and call performance to improve quality over time.

Honor's April Fools' joke arrives early with the BFF Phone

Honor's April Fools' joke is here a couple of days early. They are teasing the BFF phone, a phone that'll always know what to say and when to say it to make you happy. It includes positive affirmation sensors, voice-activated BFF convos, and more.

Android users to surpass iOS users in app spending in 2017

A new report from Арр Аnnіе рrеdісts that consumer spending for Android apps through the Play Store and other app stores will finally surpass what consumers spend on apps on Apple devices. While the majority of Android users purchase apps through the Play Store, Chinese app stores have grown significantly over the past years, pulling in $10...

Huawei Mate 9 update promises improved performance, stability and battery life

Huawei has released a 511MB update for the Huawei Mate 9 which includes performance, stability and battery tweaks. The update also improves touchscreen responsiveness which some users have complained about.

HTC Ocean (HTC U) rumored to have 3000 mAh battery

We learned a lot about the HTC U's spec sheet a few days back, but we now have one important missing puzzle piece - battery capacity. According to @LlabTooFeR, the HTC U (aka the HTC Ocean) will be equipped with a 3,000 mAh battery which matches the capacity of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and last year's HTC 10.

Canadian Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-order deliveries to begin April 17

The official retail launch date of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus in Canada is scheduled for April 21, but Telus has announced that those who pre-order the device could get the phone as early as April 17. Bell has also confirmed that those who pre-order the phone through them before April 11 will be able to get their Galaxy S8 starting on...

You can now pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S8 in the US

All major service provider and Best Buy have kicked off their pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. The devices are selling for $750 and $850 respectively at Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile, but Verizon is undercutting the competition by selling the S8 for $720 and the S8 Plus at $840. Pre-ordering either of the phones will also get you a free...

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6 comparison video highlights the similarities the two phones share

The Samsung Galaxy S8 may have slightly better specs than the LG G6, but the two phones are a lot more similar than you may think. This Pocketnow video walks you through their similarities and highlights a few of the differences between the two.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus hands-on says the phone is a bit disappointing

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is a good phone, but the guys from Pocketnow appear to be a bit disappointed with the device since the only "plus" features included in the device the larger display and battery. Everything else is identical to what you get on the base Galaxy S8.

Hands-on with the Galaxy S8 says Samsung went all in with the display

MKBHD went hands-on with the Galaxy S8 today at the launch event and he pointed out that most of the device had already been leaked before today. He feels it is a great phone so far, but finds it funny that both Bixby and Google Assistant are both being used.

Noodlecake's Chameleon Run is free in the Play Store right now

Noodlecake generally charges 2 bucks for the game Chameleon Run, but you can add it to your account right now for free.

You can use Samsung's new Gear 360 camera on most Android and iOS devices

The Galaxy S8 stole this show this year, but some more excited to see a new Gear 360 camera from Samsung. It's been discovered that the device will work on any Android 5.0+ device, and some iPhones running iOS 10 or newer.

You can pre-order the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ from 3rd-party resellers on Amazon right now

A number of retailers aren't accepting Galaxy S8 and S8+ pre-orders until tonight at midnight, it looks like 3rd-party resellers on Amazon are already accepting them right now.

Samsung talks about partnering with Visa to bring Samsung Pay to online merchants

Along with the announcement of the Galaxy S8, Samsung also announced that Samsung Pay would be usable for online payments thanks to some new partnerships. The company just published a new blog post that talks about this partnership with Visa.

The default screen resolution of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ is set to Full HD+

By default, Samsung has told us that the screen resolution for the S8 and the S8+ will be set to Full HD+. However, you can go into the settings application to change it to Quad HD+ if you'd like.

Ubisoft uploads a trailer for a new Tom Clancy game exclusively for mobile devices

Ubisoft is bringing their Tom Clancy franchise to mobile devices with a new game called ShadowBreak. The video doesn't reveal any of its gameplay, but does shed some light on the story that it will follow.

Google shows developers how to build an app that looks good on the LG G6 and Galaxy S8

The LG G6 and Galaxy S8 both have unique aspect ratios and this can lead to some applications not being displayed properly on the display. To help developers out, they have published a new blog post that shows you the changes you need to make in your application.

The new Gear VR headset for the Galaxy S8 is basically the same as the last one

Samsung announced a new Gear VR headset that comes with a motion controller, but if you have the current generation headset, then you likely won't need to upgrade. The only changes the new one has is different materials for the face plate and the USB-C port connector casing.

Samsung uploads a number of official hands-on videos of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

The Samsung Newsroom YouTube channel has just uploaded 10 different hands-on videos of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. These videos talk about the new Infinity Display, Samsung Connect, Samsung DeX and more.

The Galaxy S8 will be the first smartphone to have Bluetooth 5 connectivity

We knew that Bluetooth 5 was already official, but we didn't know which devices would ship with it. It's now been revealed that the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will both be the first smartphones with Bluetooth 5 connectivity.

Best Buy will begin selling the unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8+ on May 9th

Many were unhappy with how long it took Samsung to start selling an unlocked version of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in the United States. However, Best Buy will start selling the unlocked variant less than 3 weeks after the carrier release.

Hands-on with the Galaxy S8 says Samsung produced a stunning redesign

Ars Technica went hands-on with the Galaxy S8 and they felt it was Samsung's biggest redesign ever. Ron highlights the slim bezels and software buttons as the two standout changes this year.

Some are seeing Google Home defer to Google Assistant for various tasks

Google Home is pretty incomplete when it comes to the number of tasks that it can complete, but now some are seeing it defer to Google Assistant when it doesn't know what to do. For example, if you ask it it to make a call, send a text or set a reminder, then Google Home will not connect to Google Assistant on your phone to complete the task.

T-Mobile shows the Galaxy S8 achieving gigabit LTE speeds

Not many people are talking about the new modem included in the Galaxy S8, but T-Mobile recently uploaded a video of it performing a cellular speed test. We can see the device actually reaching over 800Mbps when using the Speedtest application.

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ shows off its hardware features

Phandroid just uploaded their hands-on video of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, where they show off the new fingerprint sensor, talk about the lack of hardware navigation buttons, and more.