New Samsung Gear VR price: Here's how much it costs
Samsung initially blamed faulty batteries, but some experts believe a design flaw may have been the cause.
It was pretty obvious from the demo that this is designed for basic productivity.
Samsung Electronics Co. showcased its new Galaxy S8 series Thursday with a new, sleek design and cutting-edge features not seen in its predecessors such as the Bixby voice assistant.
OK, let's get to the heart of the matter: The new phones-and, yes, there are two different models, the S8 and the S8 Plus-look pretty unbelievable.
That being so, Samsung Marketing VP Justin Denison asked the age-old question on the Samsung Unpacked event's stage in New York City on Wednesday: When was the last time you admired your phone's bezels?
In comparison, the iPhone 7's 4.7-inch screen with a 1334×750 resolution offers 326 ppi, while the iPhone 7 Plus with its 5.5-inch 1920×1080 screen offers 401 ppi.
The S8 display varies in size - 5.8 inches for the regular version and 6.2 inches for the S8-Plus.
At the bottom of the screen is what's being described as an "always on" home button. Both displays also support HDR color.
Some earlier rumors suggested that the S8 Plus may have a 4K display but sadly, that's not the case. But if you hold down the home button on the S8 or S8+, guess what pops up.
Coming to the camera, the primary camera is a 12MP shooter with dual pixels and the camera is the same as what was present on the Galaxy S7. Both models will have Optical Image Stabilization built in. Expectations are high for the new phone, likely called the iPhone 8, partially because this year is the 10th anniversary of the device.
Researchers say playing Tetris can prevent PTSD
Those who underwent Tetris therapy were significantly less likely to experience traumatic flashbacks than those who didn't. Just one session of psychological therapy and time spent playing the classic game can prevent flashbacks, researchers say.
Health study has good, bad news for Eau Claire County
The report showed that 17 percent of the county residents had poor to fair health, compared to the 16 percent on the state level. The data is culled from multiple sources and compares the county to others in the state and to top performers nationwide.
Uber suspends self-driving car program in 2 states
Uber deployed its fleet of self-driving cars Monday after the company's Volvo SUV fliped on its side on Friday in Tempe, Arizona. Uber then moved its testing to Arizona, which has no special regulations for autonomous vehicles.
Samsung is planning to launch Exynos 8895 models as well and they will most probably launch it in India. The Verge found that Samsung's browser, Microsoft's Office suite, and Adobe's creative apps were all well suited to the bigger displays. Samsung even introduced a physical button to offer quick access to Bixby.
Are you excited? Here's everything you need to know about getting your hands on one of Samsung's new phones.
Bixby is Samsung's answer to Siri and the Google Assistant.
In addition to Android's powerful 7.0 Nougat operating system, Samsung added its new Bixby assistant. Samsung will be watched closely when it comes to that battery.
Apparently for safety reasons, Samsung refrained from expanding battery capacity, with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus shipping with non-removable 3,000 mAh and 3,500 mAh batteries, respectively.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s.
Connectivity options include the faster BlueTooth 5.0 protocol, LTE Cat. 16 and support for Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac.
The S8 becomes available for pre-order sales on April 20 and will be in stores on May 1. Standard units will also ship with free AKG headphones in the box.
Although we'll get to see the Galaxy S8 today, there's still no word on when an official release date will take place.
Final Fantasy XIV's free trial no longer has a 14-day limit
The new version of the trial extends to new and lapsed players alike and doesn't limit you in anything until you reach level 35 . There are still a few restrictions, including currency caps and chat restrictions, of course.
Pakistan allows Gen Sharif to head Saudi-led military alliance
While speaking at the conference, he said that it had become essential for countries to secure the sea routes after 9/11 attack. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's ( PTI ) Ali Muhammad Khan said the government needed to discuss the appointment.
'DWTS' pro Cheryl Burke replaces Abby Lee Miller on 'Dance Moms'
She played it coy when paps compared her to Abby. "I don't think she's replacing me, I think it's going to be a different vibe". But Miller does believe that Burke will get better treatment and a much bigger budget.
Profit From Falling Oil Prices With These ETFs
Although demand is rising, supplies from US refineries could rise faster. Brent crude futures settled at $51.62 a barrel, down 14 cents.
Maybe we should just let the world's spiders eat all us humans
Luckily, spiders eat insects for the most part, although the larger ones do also snack on larger creatures. The mass of every spider on Earth today, in other words, is equivalent to 478 Titanics.
Easter egg hunts scheduled in city
Interested egg hunters are encouraged to remember their flashlight and dress for the weather, as the hunt is on rain or moonshine. Children will be divided into two age groups, with the younger ones searching for eggs on the Playscape.
New £12-sided £1 coin comes into circulation
This includes a hidden high security feature built into the coin as well as micro-sized lettering inside both rims. Visitors to the Skegness coast can expect to use the new £1 coin at arcades and the majority of vehicle parks.
Manchester United move to 5th with win at Middlesbrough
We made a decision to defend with an extra defender, but I think with the mistakes of letting them push us too much into our box. It will be the third Manchester derby of the season, with City winning the first 2-1 in September in the league.
China Opposes US Sanctions Bill on Halting Oil Supply to N. Korea
But as the USA explores what Tillerson calls a "new approach" to North Korea, it should leave open the door to negotiations. South Korea has chose to deploy a United States missile-defense system, and China is furious.
Oklahoma officer wounded in traffic-stop shooting has died
Authorities were working the scene of the shooting and the suspect remained in the intensive care unit Monday morning. Terney "was a very young officer who was just getting started in his career", Kidney said at the news conference .