Samsung

History isn’t kind enough for the Galaxy S9 to be boring

Samsung quite clearly repackaged the Galaxy S8 to create the Galaxy Note 8. The specifications were largely identical, only having differences in the display, rear camera, and battery. Also, the overall designs were appropriately similar since Samsung wants the Galaxy family to appear related. If anything, the Galaxy Note 8 was a slightly more rectangular …

Google hires former Samsung CTO to lead its Internet of Things business

(Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google this month hired Injong Rhee, who recently resigned as Samsung Electronics Co’s chief technology officer, to lead its Internet of Things business, he said in a LinkedIn post Monday. Google spokeswoman Jane Hynes confirmed to Reuters Rhee’s hiring by Google’s cloud computing unit, but declined to comment further. Rhee said in …

DeX Pad for Galaxy S9 leaks, reveals dock with new virtual touchpad

The Galaxy S9 shouldn’t look drastically different from its predecessor, but Samsung plans on introducing a refreshed accessory that brings along an entirely new experience. Last year we saw the DeX. It was a docking station that, when connected to an external monitor, turned your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8 into a portable computer …

Tech companies built infrastructure for billions to view the Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea will begin tonight, and by the time they’re done, more than 4 billion people will likely have watch the various athletic events. Technology is integrated into the show, including the dazzling lighting effects in the Opening Ceremony as well as the 1,200 “shooting star” drones that Intel used …