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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ won't get updates anymore

6 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Last year Samsung stopped updating the Galaxy S7 and S7+. Now, one year later, the S8 and S8+ are suffering the same fate.
Both smartphones have received quarterly updates for the past year or so, but Samsung has decided to discontinue support for the four-year-old device line, as shown in this list of models currently getting security updates. For the time being, the Galaxy S8 Active and S8 Lite remain on the list, although it's worth noting that they arrived months after the main S8 flagship devices.
Though another soldier has fallen, we have to remember that Samsung is one of the only...
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One of Samsung's best phones ever is now officially retired

One of Samsung's best phones ever is now officially retired

6 days ago   |   By The Verge

After four years of support, the S8 and S8 Plus will no longer receive security updates. | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge
Four years after its launch, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has received its last security update. The Galaxy S8 was a well-timed success story for Samsung, launching in the spring of 2017 with a bold design that drew attention away from the well-documented Galaxy Note 7 battery problems of the previous six months.
The S8 marked a design shift for Galaxy devices, with a wider-aspect edge-to-edge screen with minimal bezels that made it one of the best-looking phones we'd seen...
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