Survey shows Samsung Galaxy S8+ producing the highest daily revenue per active user last month

The Apple iPhone has traditionally been the top revenue producing phone in North America. In other words, more games have been purchased by iPhone users than by those sporting an Android handset. And while that continues to be true for the most part, fresh data shows that the iPhone is being challenged by the Samsung Galaxy S8+ and the Google Pixel XL for the title of the top revenue producing phone in North America.

A survey conducted by analytical firm deltaDNA revealed that in North America last month, the phone that produced the most revenue per user on an average day was the Samsung …


See the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active in action in this leaked hands-on video

Another rugged version of a Samsung flagship is expected to land in the United States in the not so distant future, the Galaxy S8 Active. A plethora of hands-on pictures leaked recently, so you might already know what the phone looks like if you’ve following our news feed.

Fortunately for us tech-savvies, the same source who leaked the images has just uploaded a hands-on video with the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, so if you want to see the smartphone in action, you can watch the video above.

Unlike the previous rugged smartphones (Galaxy S6 and S7 Active) carried …

Take a look at live photos of the rugged Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Since 2013, Samsung has produced a rugged version of its current flagship model. For example, this year we will see the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. Designed for those with an active lifestyle or for those who have trouble holding on to their phone, the Active series is designed to take a licking and keep on ticking. And traditionally, the Galaxy Active handsets have been exclusive in the U.S. to AT&T.

While we have seen some leaked images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, today we have several live shots showing the handset in action, and another photo revealing what the back of the phone …

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active render shows up on Amazon

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is likely to remain an AT&T affair in the United States, so if you’re into rugged smartphones, it’s the only carrier in the country where you’ll be able to purchase one.

Unfortunately, neither Samsung nor AT&T announced anything about the rugged version of this year flagship, the Galaxy S8. Although the smartphone appeared a few times online, we’re still waiting for the carrier to make it official.

The good news is we might be very close to Galaxy S8 Active’s reveal, as the smartphone has just appeared on Amazon. A render …

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active price and release date predictions

We’ve already talked about the Galaxy S8 Active, a rumored and anticipated handset that’s most definitely coming pretty soon. As the name suggests, the Galaxy S8 Active will be a rugged, more durable variation of the flashy Galaxy S8. We largely expect it to drop the glass at the rear for a more rugged material that wouldn’t break if you accidentally drop the phone on a hard surface. Furthermore, the curved display at the front of the Galaxy S8, albeit neat and cool, will be substituted for a flat variation that won’t be as susceptible to breakage due to accidental drops. A …

Galaxy S8 Active rumor review: differences vs Galaxy S8, specs and release date

For about 4 years now, Samsung has followed up its “regular” Galaxy S flagships with a special rugged edition of the phone under the Galaxy S Active moniker. The trend started with the Galaxy S4 Active and rumors, leaks, and reports show that there will be a Galaxy S8 Active to carry the tradition. But what’s it going to be like?

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Samsung app update confirms Galaxy S8 Active, J7 Reloaded, and Galaxy Tab A2 S

News of Samsung’s 3 impending devices – the Galaxy S8
active, Galaxy
J7, and Tab Active 2 – has ramped up a bit lately. The S8
made its way through the FCC, the
J7 (and its siblings) were introduced to the European market, and until now
only reports
of the upcoming Tab Active 2 had surfaced. It looks like we can now be a
lot more certain about their inevitable releases.

 

The latest update for Samsung Video Library, an app the
company offers for on-board video aggregation, has revealed added support for
the “Cruiser US AT&T” (Cruiser is the Active’s nickname) as well as …

Rugged Samsung Galaxy S8 Active receives a green light from the FCC

The rugged version of Samsung’s latest flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, has been certified by the FCC. The AT&T exclusive landed on Geekbench recently, revealing that it will be powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset. That means that the unit will feature an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 540 GPU. 4GB of RAM is inside, and Android 7.1 is pre-installed. Last year, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active featured a 4000mAh battery, topping the 3000mAh cell inside the Samsung Galaxy S7. We should see something similar this year with the battery in the Galaxy S8 Active offering longer battery life …

AT&T pushes new update to the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is one of the many AT&T smartphones that have already received the Android 7.0 Nougat update. Recently, a new update has gone live for Samsung’s rugged smartphone, which is supposed to address a couple of issues and add some improvements.

More importantly, the update is meant to deliver Galaxy S7 Active users the latest June security patch. Among the many fixes included in the update, AT&T mentions those related to the Advanced Messaging, AT&T Messages Backup and Sync, as well as Wi-Fi Calling.

Also, Video Calling got …

Instagram Stories hits 250 million active daily users and surpasses Snapchat’s total users count

Instagram’s Stories feature has hit a whopping count of 250 million daily users – or a quarter of a billion – after having report a 200 million count only two months ago. It now surpasses Snapchat’s 166 million (as of May) total daily active users by a wide margin and currently seems hardly reachable, even though some people suggest it copied Stories from Snap.

The concept behind Stories is quite straightforward – it enables you to share posts that are visible to other users for 24 hours, after which they disappear. Snapchat launched Stories in October 2013, offering …