A recent discovery unveiled that Samsung Galaxy S7 phones, plus potentially hundreds of millions of other smartphones, are vulnerable to Meltdown exploits.
T-Mobile is the last of the big four carriers to update the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge and LG G6 to Oreo, also sending security patches to the Note 5 and S8 Active.
While Verizon fumbled the ball, AT&T became the first US carrier to update the Galaxy S7 duo to Android Oreo. And now Big Red is finally following suit.
AT&T seems to have quietly started the official Android 8.0 Oreo rollout for Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, actually beating Verizon to the punch.
Verizon's support webpages are again hinting at imminent Android 8.0 updates for Big Red-locked Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge variants. This time, it's happening.
Samsung certainly started the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Oreo rollouts late, running into problems almost immediately, but at least those are now a thing of the past.
We have some good news for owners of US Cellular-specific Galaxy S8 and S8+ variants, but the Android 8.0 Oreo rollout has unfortunately been halted for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in the UK.
Verizon may have erroneously announced Android 8.0 updates for network-locked Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge variants a couple of weeks back, but at least in the UK, Oreos are now rolling out OTA.
If the most recent Canalys numbers are correct, Samsung shipped 8 million Galaxy S9 and S9+ units in a single month, while iPhone X shipments totaled just 14 mil for the entire first quarter.
As suspected, Verizon's Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge turned out to be a false alarm, and the actual rollouts may not happen anywhere in the world for at least a few more weeks.
To our knowledge, Samsung hasn't begun the Oreo rollout for 2016's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge anywhere in the world, yet Verizon is claiming its updates are underway.
There's good reason to believe the Galaxy Note 8 will be updated to Android Oreo in several global markets by the end of March.
After a very slow Android Oreo updating start, Samsung ambitiously seems to think it can pull off major OS makeovers for the Galaxy Note 8, S7 and S7 Edge by mid-April.
Sure, the company will pay for an advertisement to be made and it's all clever and such, but it doesn't show a single impact on a surface.
Gazelle would like you to think that $260 is the most you'll get from your S8+. But selling your device, while upping the potential yield, is far riskier and more burdensome.
It's second behind Brazil to get the mobile payments system which will be available for cards from three issuers and several banks.
The world's most successful mobile device vendor was also the most copied smartphone brand of 2017, winning the "battle" against Apple by a landslide.
In addition to discounted Google Home and Home Minis, Fitbits and iPads, Walmart will offer gift cards with the iPhone X and Note 8 for Black Friday.
As long as you have a Galaxy Note 5, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, S7 or S7 Edge to pair it with, the discounted Samsung Gear VR 2016 is a killer deal.
Forget the Galaxy Note 8, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are still the world's best smartphones, according to Consumer Reports.
And it's not just the Galaxy Note 8's camera — the S8- and S7-types can get in on this madness as well. It's best if you have an Exynos version.
It's like Sam's Club is paying you to take the Galaxy S7 Edge off their hands, at $287.52 with monthly Sprint installments, $425 coupon included.
It almost sounds too good to be true, but at least for the next few hours, it's true. The Galaxy S7 Edge can be yours for the grand total of $192.