Day: August 8, 2020

Trump’s WeChat ban might maybe well well maybe touch all the issues from Spotify to League of Legends
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Trump’s WeChat ban might maybe well well maybe touch all the issues from Spotify to League of Legends

Last night, the Trump administration issued a pair of stunning executive orders against Chinese technology companies, banning US transactions with the companies after a deadline of September 20th. Most of the immediate focus has been on TikTok, which was targeted through its parent company ByteDance — but the second order could have a far more…

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Microsoft and Samsung want every hundreds of now greater than ever
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Microsoft and Samsung want every hundreds of now greater than ever

Outside of its hardware announcements, one of the bigger takeaways from yesterday’s Samsung event was its ever-closer relationship with Microsoft. The two companies are partnering together on everything from mobile gaming bundles, to optimizing their apps and integrating their software. They even announced that you’ll soon be able to use and control multiple apps from…

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The gargantuan takeaways from Samsung’s Unpacked bulletins
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The gargantuan takeaways from Samsung’s Unpacked bulletins

Samsung’s big Unpacked event went off with just a few hitches. It’s nice to know that even when an event is online some kind of logistical issue can cause AV problems and delay the beginning of a keynote. Makes everything feel a little more normal. I tease — the event itself was actually well executed.…

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The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is Samsung’s mountainous promise that it will repair its foldable future
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The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is Samsung’s mountainous promise that it will repair its foldable future

Samsung’s first look at the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 2 during its Unpacked event seemed to spend more time focusing on how the new model fixes the flaws of the original rather than emphasizing whatever will make the foldable flagship great. In putting so much effort into convincing customers that this time it got things…

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