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Samsung Galaxy S8 deals are disappearing fast - so what are the best alternatives?

4 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

There comes a time in every handset's life when the majority of major retailers slowly stop stocking it. Sadly, the most recent mobile phone to get hit with this fate just happens to be an old favourite of ours - the Samsung Galaxy S8. While Samsung Galaxy S8 deals are still available to buy, the number of offers available has dropped drastically and prices have shot up. We're now seeing it displayed as out of stock with a number of major retailers. So for Android fans who were hoping for their budget phone fix with this award winning device, what can you do instead? Well luckily, the...
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Tips & Tricks: How to stop your Galaxy S8 from auto ‘sleeping' important apps

Tips & Tricks: How to stop your Galaxy S8 from auto ‘sleeping' important apps

4 monthes ago   |   By Phandroid

Occasionally you'll see a notification on your Galaxy S8 from “ App power monitor ” telling you that “X apps running in the background have been put to sleep to save power.” It's a little misleading in that often times these apps weren't actually doing anything (as evidenced by their power usage percentage), but in order to prevent added battery drain, App power monitor preemptively puts them to sleep. You know, just in case. Here's how Samsung describes this somewhat extreme app hibernation feature:
“Apps that were using your battery in the background have been put to sleep to extend your...
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