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Samsung Reportedly Delays Galaxy Fold Launch Events in China

Samsung is reported to have delayed launch events for its troubled, roughly $2,000 Galaxy Fold phone in Hong Kong and Shanghai, based on reporting by SamMobile and Engadget Chinese editor-in-chief Richard Lai.Read more...
Tags: Galaxy Fold, Samsung, Foldable, Foldable Phones, Smartphones, Gadgets, Consumer Tech, Technology, Mobile


New Update Gives the Galaxy S10 a Real Night Mode

Almost every high-end phone has some kind of night mode nowadays: Google has Night Sight, LG has Night View, and Samsung has Bright Night. Unfortunately, Samsung’s version has some weird restrictions that only enables Bright Night in very low light conditions, instead of letting you turn it on whenever you want. It’s…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Updates, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Lg, Samsung Galaxy, Consumer Tech, S10, Galaxy S10, Samsungs Bright Night Gets A Promotion


Samsung's Foldable Screens Fail in Some Test Models

Several publications, including Bloomberg News, outlined a bevy of problems with test versions of the device, which folds inward like a notebook. Bloomberg’s review unit experienced issues after a plastic protective layer was removed on Monday. Samsung representatives on Thursday said they had no immediate comment.
Tags: Science, Samsung, Bloomberg, Bloomberg News


Samsung's Foldable Screens Fail in Some Early Review Models

Several publications, including Bloomberg News, outlined a bevy of problems with test versions of the device, which folds inward like a notebook. Bloomberg’s review unit experienced issues after a plastic protective layer was removed on Monday. Then the display failed to operate properly.
Tags: Science, Samsung, Bloomberg, Bloomberg News, Foldable Screens Fail


Look at All These Fucked Up Galaxy Folds [Updated]

Just days after Samsung gave its $2,000 foldable smartphone to reviewers, a troubling number of journalists say their Galaxy Fold units are all jacked up.Read more...
Tags: Science, Samsung, Galaxy Fold


Look at All These Fucked Up Galaxy Folds

Just days after Samsung gave its $2,000 foldable smartphone to reviewers, a troubling number of journalists say their Galaxy Fold units are all jacked up.Read more...
Tags: Science, Samsung, Galaxy Fold


Samsung Galaxy Fold: Our Closest Look Yet at the Next Generation of Phones

People have been talking about the idea of flexible phones for years now, but with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Fold on April 26th, we’re staring that future in the face.Read more...
Tags: Android, Video, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Bendy Screens, Foldables, Galaxy Fold, Hands On With The Samsung Galaxy Fold


Damn, Could the Samsung Galaxy Fold Be Worth It?

The Galaxy Fold represents more than eight years of design, engineering, and brand new tech, just to realize a phone with a flexible screen that works. We’re talking new malleable adhesives and complicated composite polymers made specifically to support the bendy display. And now after months of teasing, I’ve finally…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Galaxy, Consumer Tech, Flexible Displays, Bendy Screens, Foldables, Galaxy Fold, Samsung Galaxy Fold, Hands On With The Galaxy Fold At Last


Hands-On With Samsung's $1,980 Galaxy Fold Smartphone 

On Monday, the company held an event in New York City to let reporters and other members of media try out the gadget for the first time. Samsung announced the phone in February and it goes on sale April 26 at the wallet-stretching price of $1,980. Samsung forecasts it will produce at least 1 million foldable phones this year.
Tags: Science, New York City, Samsung


This Ultra-Smart Robotic Vacuum Has Never Been Cheaper

Today is a great day if you want robotic vacuum options. Right now Amazon’s got the Samsung POWERbot R7040 for $278, an all-time low price for this model.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Samsung, Samsung Deals


Why Might China Want to Steal These Silicon Secrets?

The Dutch newspaper said that ASML research and development employees in San Jose, California, passed internal documents over the course of several years to XTAL, a competitor whose parent receives state support. ASML doesn’t enjoy the name recognition of an Apple Inc., Intel Corp. or Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., but it is Europe’s second-biggest technology company by market capitalization. ASML’s biggest customers are Intel and Samsung, as well as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd.,...
Tags: Europe, Science, Samsung, Intel, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, San Jose California, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, ASML, XTAL, Apple Inc Intel Corp


Samsung Profit Drops Most in Four Years as Chip Prices Slump

Operating income fell 60 percent to about 6.2 trillion won ($5.5 billion) in the three months ended March, according to preliminary results released Friday from the Suwon, South Korea-based company. Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg had expected a 56 percent slump to an average of 6.93 trillion won. Samsung issued a rare warning last month that its results would be short of estimates, reflecting slower orders from data center owners such as Amazon.com Inc. and handset makers including Apple Inc. ...
Tags: Science, Samsung, Bloomberg, Apple Inc, Amazon com Inc, Suwon South Korea


Future Oppo phones could have a crazy design we’ve never seen before

One of the hot trends in smartphone design these days is to give users more screen real estate by taking the traditional smartphone form factor and making it foldable. We've covered everything from book-like foldable screens a la the Samsung Galaxy Fold -- which can double as a phone or a phablet-sized device depending on if it's folded or open -- to screens that curl up closed from the bottom to produce a second smaller screen, bendable screens and a whole lot of other interesting and a...
Tags: Science, China, Samsung, Htc, Reno, Oppo, LetsGoDigital, LG Nokia Samsung


The Big Trading Dichotomy as Samsung Readies to Report Results

As the world’s largest memory chipmaker gets ready to release quarterly results, questions about the timing of an industry recovery and a market rumor that one of its products is flawed have been circling around. At the same time, Micron Technology Inc.’s plan to cut output has lifted some spirits. On the other hand, local institutional and retail investors have both gone for the exit as analysts trimmed their estimates, projecting a drop in operating profit to 6.9 trillion won for the first q...
Tags: Science, Samsung, Micron Technology Inc


Samsung's Switch-Friendly 128GB and 256GB MicroSD Cards Are Cheaper Than Ever

Samsung’s 128GB and 256GB microSD cards are our picks for the Nintendo Switch, and with U3 write speeds, they’d be ideal for 4K action cams too. If you could use the extra space, the former is down to $20 today, and the latter is priced at $40, both matching all-time low prices.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Samsung, Nintendo, Amazon deals, Samsung Deals


Samsung's 'Firevase' Is a Smashing Fire Extinguisher

Just make sure your aim is true.
Tags: Science, Samsung


Xiaomi Looks Close to Unleashing a Third Contender in the Foldable Phone Wars

Right now, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold and Huawei’s Mate X represent two opposing viewpoints in foldable phone design. And while Xiaomi still hasn’t set a release date for its upcoming flexible handset, a new teaser video for Xiaomi’s Mi Fold shows that more combatants are still to come in the upcoming bendy phone wars.Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Xiaomi, Huawei, Consumer Tech, Foldable, Bendy Screens, Foldable Phones, Two Fold Are Better Than One


Samsung One UI vs Stock Android: What's the Best Version of Android for Your Phone?

Picking a smartphone isn’t just about picking between iOS and Android because if you choose Android you also need to weigh up all the different flavors of Android on the market. Google, Samsung, Sony, LG, OnePlus, HTC, Motorola and the rest all do Android differently, and Samsung recently revamped its own mobile OS…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Samsung, HTC Motorola, Stock Android, One UI, Google Samsung Sony LG


Samsung's Best 2018 TV Has Never Been Cheaper

I’ll just say this upfront: This is a 65" TV that costs $2,000. We post deals on affordable TVs all the time, and this definitely is not one of them. And yet, it’s an amazing deal if you’ve got the money to burn. Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Samsung, Massdrop Deals, Samsung Deals


Investors Look Past Samsung's Rare Warning to Late 2019 Rebound

The world’s biggest chipmaker on Tuesday said first-quarter results will fall short of estimates as prices for memory chips and displays fell more than expected, just days ahead of releasing preliminary earnings. While Samsung’s disappointing outlook underscored a global economic slowdown and stagnant PC and smartphone markets, expectations are mounting that chip demand -- the main source of Samsung’s profits -- will bottom out soon. Samsung and competitors such as Micron Technology Inc. have ...
Tags: Science, Samsung, Micron Technology Inc


Samsung Profit Warning Is Tech's Inverted Yield Curve

A downturn sparked by excess inventories and weakened demand, signs of which were evident back in August, could drag on longer than expected. Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that first-quarter results will fall short of estimates. The rare profit warning came about a fortnight before the company was scheduled to give preliminary sales and operating figures.
Tags: Science, Samsung, Samsung Electronics Co


Samsung Issues Rare Profit Warning on Slump in Memory-Chip Price

Prices for memory chips and displays fell more than expected, leading to the shortfall, the Suwon, South Korea-based company said in a statement on Tuesday. The company, which has said it expects demand to pick up in the second half after customers work through their inventory, said it will use its resources to maintain price-competitiveness. Apple Inc., which buys smartphone screens from Samsung, cut its revenue outlook in January for the first time in almost two decades.
Tags: Science, Samsung, Apple Inc, Suwon South Korea


This Energy Ring App Might Be the Best Use of the Galaxy S10's Punch-Hole Camera Yet

The main purpose of Galaxy S10's punch-hole selfie camera is to cut down bezels while avoiding the need for a distracting, centrally-located notch. But less than a month after the S10's release, users are already figuring out other novel uses for Samsung’s nifty selfie cam. Read more...
Tags: Science, Samsung


Some of the Best Chromebooks You Can Buy Are Now At Their Lowest Price on Amazon

Chromebooks seem to have settled in as primarily education tools these days, rather than consumer products, but if you want a secondary email and web browsing machines, these higher-end Chromebooks may be worth a look.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Kinja Deals, Science, Gold Box, Samsung, Chromebooks, Computers Accessories, Samsung Deals


Exploding Pyrex, Cetacean Autopsies, and Spectacular Gadget Failures: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

This week Gizmodo examined the many functions of various forms of technology in our everyday lives over the course of the last century. For a highlight reel of some of the beauty industry torture devices dreamed up over the course of the 20th and 21st centuries, don’t miss our feature on the most bizarre gadgets that…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fcc, Samsung, Kickstarter, Gizmodo, Boeing, Electric Scooters, Best of the week, Bill And Ted, Best Of Gizmodo, Into The Spider Verse


Samsung's New Smartwatch Is Almost Perfect, But Its Health Tracking Is a Disaster

When Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch Active smartwatch at its Unpacked Event a few weeks ago, I was cautiously optimistic. Sure, it did away with the company’s signature rotating bezel, but otherwise, it was sleek, had all the right specs, and honestly, Samsung has consistently put out some of the best…Read more...
Tags: Wearables, Science, Fitness, Samsung, Smartwatches, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Review


A Bunch of Samsung's Speedy MicroSD Cards Are Cheaper Than Ever

We’ve seen several deals on high capacity microSD cards lately, but Samsung’s EVO is one of the fastest models out there, and its 256GB variant just dropped to $40, a new all-time low for the U3-rated card. If you need a ton of storage for Switch games or GoPro footage, this is definitely worth a look.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Storage, Samsung, Tech


Upgrade To an Eye-Popping Curved Monitor For $180

Curved TVs might be a gimmick, but curved computer monitors actually make some sense, because you actually sit close enough to them for the curve to wrap around your periphery. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Samsung, Tech, Computers Accessories


Apple Mining, Poop Power, and Breaking Up Tech Giants: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Last week was Garbage Week here at Gizmodo, meaning we brought our readers stories specifically focused on waste (and not the figurative kind—though in the year of our Lord 2019, such a series would certainly track). In exploring all things trash, we dug into the way in which our recycling systems are broken. We…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Samsung, Gizmodo, HoloLens, Captain Marvel, Best Of Gizmodo, Apple Mining Poop Power


Samsung's New Galaxy Buds Almost Give AirPods a Run for Their Money

Everybody loves to compare the new Samsung Galaxy Buds to Apple’s AirPods. It’s pretty obvious. Samsung and Apple make popular phones, and now both companies have truly wireless earbuds to pair with them. I’ve spent two weeks with the $130 Galaxy Buds. They’re frankly pretty awesome. But are they better than AirPods?…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Audio, Samsung, Headphones, Earbuds, Wireless Earbuds, AirPods, Apple AirPods, Truly Wireless Earbuds, Jabra Elite 65t, Galaxy Buds, Samsung Galaxy Buds, Samsung Galaxy Buds Review, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless, Master Dynamic Mw07



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