The CES Samsung Spectacular!
This week we had not one but two major events in the annual Consumer Electronics Show and Samsung's Unpacked event. CES has a host of new ideas all over the tech space Samsung introduced new tracking tags, new earbuds pro, and three new flagship devices. It was, frankly exhausting, but we've summed it all up for you here.
Does the Samsung Galaxy S21 have a microSD slot? (Android Central)
It does not, but it's ok.
Does the Samsung Galaxy S21 fingerprint sensor work with screen protectors? (Android Central)
It does, kinda
Eufy Debuts Twin Turbine RoboVac L80, smart lock at CES 2021 (Digital Trends)
This new vacuum from Eufy really, really sucks!
Non-Connectivity Approach Can Be Practical for a Smart Home (Digital Trends)
BenjiLock by Hampton introduced locks that have no
Apple says it'll fix Bluetooth problems on M1 Macs
Apple has acknowledged Bluetooth connectivity problems on its new Macbooks. A fix is not the way.
The Roku Channel to bring Quibi content to streamers in 2021 (Roku)
Quibi is dead, long live Quibi...on Roku.
Marvel's WandaVision on Disney Plus a delightful, imaginative superhero soap utterly unlike anything in the MCU (in the best way) (Cnet)
The first two episodes of Wandavision are surprisingly fun and charming.
Saudi Crown Prince Asks: What if a City, But It's a 105-Mile Line (Earther)
MBS wants to build a city along a line, and it sounds weirdly impractical.
Parler’s amateur coding could come back to haunt Capitol Hill rioters (Ars Technica)
A hacker scraped 80 TB of data from Parler before Amazon shut it down.
Ubisoft Massive and Lucasfilm Games partner on open world Star Wars game, EA exclusivity has ended (Windows Central)
Open World Star Wars? Yes please.
Multi-User Accounts And App Sharing Coming To Oculus Quest In February (UploadVR)
Multiuser accounts and app sharing are finally finally coming to the oculus quest and thank God.
Yep, TCL also showed a rollable phone concept at CES 2021 (Cnet)
TCL and LG both showed off rollable concept phones at CES 2021.
Startup claims its new wearable can monitor blood sugar without needles (Engadget)
A Japanese company called Quantum Operation inc introduced a wearable, non-invasive glucose monitor.
LG imagines a bed with a hidden see-thru OLED TV set (Verge)
LG introduced a rollable translucent TV that rises from the foot of a bed.
OnePlus unveils its first smartband (Engadget)
OnePlus unveiled a new smartband that is well designed, but reviews are not so good.
Razer's Project Brooklyn Gaming Chair Has a Rollout Display (Digital Trends)
Razer showed off a prototype gaming chair that extends a flexible screen around the user.
This Robotic Chef Is Your Own Personal Kitchen Assistant (Digital Trends)
Moley introduced the world's first robotic kitchen and I gotta say it's very impressive, but predictably also very expensive.
The Lavie Mini is a modern netbook that doubles as a game console (Engadget)
Prototype to production: How weird concepts make it to market at CES 2021 (Engadget)
NES and Lenovo showed off a concept device called the Lavie Mini which is a combination between a gaming laptop, a netbook, and a Nintendo Switch.