Google IO 2017 Coverage

[Video] Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Review: Still Worthy in 2017?

All the attention might be focused on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ right now, but should the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge be forgotten about so soon? They really shouldn’t, as they’re still excellent smartphones. They were considered some of the best releases in 2017, and even though the Galaxy S8 is here now, they’re still some of the best smartphones you can get your hands on.

So, a year later, are they still worthy in 2017? Talk Android‘s very own Kent Oki will give you the rundown of the Galaxy S7 Edge in our review video below.

New Alcatel Flash sports dual camera setups front and rear

In the truck world, the term dualie refers to a truck with a total of four wheels on the rear axle. If Alcatel can ever be said to be trendsetter it may be in bringing that term over to the world of smartphones. A new device called the Alcatel Flash is shown on Alcatel’s web site for the Saudi Arabian market and it is unique in that it sports a total of four cameras – two on the rear and two on the front of the device.

The Honor 8 Pro is official with 5.7-inch QHD display, Kirin 960 processor and 6GB RAM

In case you weren’t watching the virtual launch, Huawei’s e-brand, Honor, has just taken the wraps off its latest handset, the Honor 8 Pro that previously launched as the Honor V9 in China back in February. The Honor 8 Pro is both bigger and more powerful than the beautiful Honor 8 that launched in August 2016. Luckily, it would appear that despite sporting a bigger display with QHD resolution, the latest Kirin 960 processor, a whopping 6GB of RAM, and a bigger battery, the Honor 8 Pro is still a great looking handset. Join us after the break for more details and images.

Galaxy S8+ battery life put to the test

As our smartphones get more and more powerful each year, we are able to do more things on them and with that comes the need for them to always be ready when needed. This is where battery life comes in and remains one of the biggest buying factors for consumers. Samsung’s Galaxy S8+ is one of the most, if not the most, powerful smartphone currently on the market and its battery life was just put to the test. Let’s see how it performed.

Hide your apps in the drawer or not with the Samsung Galaxy S8

As folks start to dig into the operations and details of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, in particular the user interface, some new tweaks and features are starting to surface. The latest one appears to be driven by a desire to ease iOS users into the world of Android, although it is conceivable there are Android users out there who just may prefer it this way. This feature is a toggle switch to either use an app drawer or just put all app icons on the homescreen similar to iOS.