Hands on: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus review

Samsung’s next really, really big thing

OUR EARLY VERDICT

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is the biggest phone you may ever consider buying, with a 6.2-inch curved screen – although it doesn’t feel bigger than a Note phone thanks to its nearly bezel-less face. Moreover, the makeover extends to the innards, with a powerful new chipset. The question is, are you willing to pay for these specs and use a giant phone everyday? Continue Reading...

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Apple bumps Samsung from top spot in smartphone share w/ record Q4 iPhone sales

With Apple reporting all-time record high iPhone sales and revenue in its earnings call yesterday, IDC’s latest data out today confirms that the company surpassed Samsung to take the top spot in the fourth quarter of last year. That was despite, as IDC notes, a first full year of decline for iPhone with a 7% drop year-over-year for 2016: Continue Reading...

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