Google IO 2017 Coverage

Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition to be sold by the software giant

With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, we saw the usual sources ready to start taking your orders for a unit. These include the major carriers as well as retailers like Best Buy and of course, Samsung itself. One source you may not expect to be on the list is Microsoft. However, it appears that Microsoft will indeed sell you a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ and it will be a special Microsoft Edition of the smartphone.

Google communicates some Allo and Duo updates in Brazilian remarks

The mass of updates for a wide variety of communication platforms continues for Google. In remarks today at an event in Brazil, Google revealed their latest focus for updates and improvements to their communications platforms targets the Allo and Duo apps. The pair of apps have been widely panned since their launch last year and while the new features revealed today are nice, they probably will not silence the critics wondering just what the purpose of these apps is within Google’s portfolio of messaging platforms.

Download Samsung’s Unpacked 2017 app to watch the Galaxy S8 livestream

In the midst of innumerable leaks, we have some official news about the upcoming launch of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, and it comes straight from Samsung itself. The handset maker’s Unpacked 2017 app has recently been updated to allow users to keep up to date with the Galaxy S8’s launch on March 29th.  Join us after the break for more details.