Watch Samsung’s Galaxy S8 event in under nine minutes

After a 15-minute "you can still trust us" intro, endless inspired-by-your-dreams cliches and enough specs to benumb the most caffeinated tech blogger, Samsung actually unveiled two damn good phones, the Galaxy S8 and S8+. We wouldn't be so cruel as…

Samsung’s ‘unbox your phone’ event gave us a phone that’s still a box

Before Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S8 to the world, it teased the audience with a device that would break the conventions of the traditional smartphone. The event's pre-roll animation showed an enormous 1980s brick phone morphing into a 1990s-era fli…

Xbox One’s faster, simpler interface is available to everyone

After no small amount of hype, the Xbox One's big spring software refresh is finally rolling out to everyone. The March update centers around a redesigned interface that's designed for speed above all else. It's quicker to perform more than a few tas…

Does anyone actually want to use a phone as a desktop?

Samsung is entering an increasingly crowded club with its new Dex dock, which turns the Galaxy S8 into a pseudo-desktop replacement. It's an idea most recently pushed by Microsoft with Windows Continuum (as seen in HP's Elite X3 and the Lumia 950), b…

Every Galaxy S8 comes with a pair of AKG earbuds

Samsung's newly announced Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will come with a pair of AKG earbuds, the company just revealed at its Unpacked event in New York City. Although Samsung didn't say much more beyond that, AKG is known for making products that sound gre…

Fujifilm’s Instax Mini 9 is colorful and selfie friendly

Fujifilm's Instax Mini 9 might not be as chic as the brand's Michael Kors-designed model, but its color variants sure are pretty. The Flamingo Pink, Ice Blue and Lime Green versions of the instant camera will be out in April, while the Cobalt Blue an…

Samsung squeezed a smart home hub into a WiFi router

Samsung isn't content with simply unveiling the Galaxy S8 today. In addition to its latest flagship phone, the company is also showing off a new Gear 360 camera, a desktop dock and, interestingly enough, a router. The Connect Home Smart Wi-Fi System…

The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus pack big changes into gorgeous bodies

Samsung officially revealed the new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus here in New York, and it seems safe to say that we got what we expected. The lack of a home button; the new AI assistant; the near bezel-less, curved screens; the rear-mounted fingerprint sens…