An increasing number of Galaxy S8 owners have been complaining about their handset restarting randomly. The issue has been occurring multiple times a day randomly leading to a frustrating experience for owners of Samsung’s latest flagship handsets.
Google has always made it clear that it would be providing OS updates to its Nexus and Pixel devices for two years since their launch and security updates for three years. Today, Google is explicitly making it clear as to how long it will be supporting its existing Pixel and Nexus devices.
YouTuber JerryRigEverything, known for his torture tests and disassembly of latest smartphones, has posted a video showcasing his clear Galaxy S8. The YouTuber managed to remove the color and lamination from the rear glass panel of his Galaxy S8 thereby making it completely transparent.
Google today announced the release fo Google Assistant SDK thereby allowing developers to run the virtual assistant on their own hardware prototypes. For now, the company has only launched the Developer Preview of the SDK, with the final version expected to arrive later this year.
There is an upgraded variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8+, which boasts 6GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage.
In February of this year, BlackBerry detailed its latest physical keyboard-equipped smartphone, the KEYone, with expectations that the handset would launch in April.
David Foster, whom Google recruited last year for its newly formed hardware division, has quit the company after just six months. Google had poached Foster from Amazon where he had worked on the development of the Kindle tablets and Echo speakers.
In a bid to stop distracted drivers from using their phones while driving and texting, Samsung has released an app called In-Traffic Reply. The app will help drivers focus on the road instead of the text message that has just arrived.
Since Samsung has done away with the home button on the Galaxy S8, it has used the power button on the device to offer the shortcut to quickly launch the camera app. This shortcut is also found on other Android devices so Samsung’s decision is in line with other companies.