Unpacking Samsung Unpacked
Photo credit: Samsung.com
This week, I've got my old podcast partners Jonathan Feist and Joe Hindy together to chat about the Samsung Unpacked event that happened this week. Samsung shows up the Note 20, the Note 20 Ultra, the Galaxy Watch 3, the Galaxy Buds Live, the Tab S7 and the Galaxy Z Fold 2. It was a packed unpacked event, and very cringe-worthy, so we're breaking it all down for you!
Google announces Pixel 5, Pixel 4A 5G, and Pixel 4A all at once (The Verge)
Google announced the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, and the Pixel 5 all at the same time, but only one of them went on sale.
Samsung Unpacked: Galaxy Z Fold 2, Note 20, Tab S7 and more announced at the event (CNET)
Samsung put on one of the cringiest events in the Covid 19 era to introduce the Galaxy Z Fold, Note 20 and more.
Trump: Microsoft should pay 'key money' to Treasury for TikTok deal (CNBC)
Trump wants Microsoft to pay the US Treasury department for the honor of buying TikTok.
Netflix Playback Speed Controls Roll Out on Android (Gadgets360)
Netflix is rolling out speed controls that allow users to playback content at faster or slower speeds.
EU launches full investigation into Google’s Fitbit acquisition over health data fears (The Verge)
The EU is nervous about Google getting all of your health data too.
Instagram Reels launches globally in over 50 countries, including US (Tech Crunch)
Instagram Reels is Insta's answer to TikTok, and it launched this week.
Phil Schiller Moving on to Become 'Apple Fellow,' Greg Joswiak Taking Over as Marketing SVP (Mac Rumors)
Long time SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller is moving on to mostly-retirement after 33 years at the company.
YouTube Music will replace Google Play Music by end of 2020 (YouTube blog)
It's the beginning of the end for Google Play Music. The end of 2020 will be the end of the service.
Instantly share files with people around you with Nearby Share (Google Blog)
Android users have been clamoring for an Air Drop solution for years. Google finally made one...with a catch.
One of America's most storied brands is no more (CNN)
Sprint is officially Kaput. RIP Tiny wireless carrier.
T-Mobile tops AT&T to become the second largest wireless carrier in the U.S. (PhoneArena)
T-Mobile isn’t necessarily bigger than AT&T, despite today’s claim (The Verge)
Tmobile capped the day yesterday by announcing that it had officially become the number 2 carrier in the US, surpassing AT&T. The Verge says "not so fast."
Uncovering Our Solar System's Shape (NASA.gov)
Scientists have finally figured out what out Solar System's shape is, and it makes me hungry.