Samsung’s planning to release an even better Galaxy Note phone this year after the Galaxy Note 7 (pictured) literally flamed out.

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Will the new Samsung Galaxy S8 be good enough to make us forget the exploding phone jokes? We’ll find out soon.

Samsung has had a rough go of it since the end of last year. Between exploding phones, washing machines and even a store that caught fire on Tuesday, the company has constantly been in the news—but not for great reasons. 

Details about the new Galaxy S8 phone have leaked all over the place, but Samsung needs the gadget to make a major splash to douse the fires that are still fresh in everyone’s memory. Which means Wednesday’s “Unpacked” event is one to watch. 

Here’s how to follow along:

  • The event is on Wednesday, March 29th at 11 a.m. ET. It’ll be streamed live from the Lincoln Center in New York.

  • You can watch Samsung’s official livestream here.

  • The company also has Unpacked apps for iOS and Android to help you follow all the action.

  • Mashable‘s Pete Pachal, Raymond Wong and Lance Ulanoff will be sharing updates live before, after and during the event.

  • You can follow them on our Twitter account @MashableTech and our Facebook Pages at Mashable and Mashable Tech.

In addition to the S8, we’re expecting to hear more about Gear VR, Samsung’s AI assistant Bixby, this dock that turns the S8 into a ‘real’ computer and all the new phone colors. Hopefully, we’ll also figure out what this bear emoji is all about.

Stay tuned!

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