Samsung at its virtual Unbox & Discover event showed off its 2021 lineup of TVs, monitors and soundbars, confirming that its rotatable Sero television set will soon pick up support for AirPlay, Apple's device-to-device media streaming protocol. Samsung's implementation of the feature is pretty interesting—When AirPlay 2 is used, switching between portrait and landscape on an iPhone or iPad will affect the orientation of your rotating Samsung screen.
Today, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is out with research notes regarding what's next for Apple. Earlier today, for instance, we reported on rumored features for the iPhone 13 lineup, and what the new iPhone SE may feature in 2022. Now, Kuo has even more to enlighten us with.
Samsung has never committed to building full-on augmented reality (AR) glasses, but a pair of conceptual videos that have been leaked on Twitter by WalkingCat suggest the company is envisioning a few interesting ideas in that regard. The videos look exactly like something Samsung would make, with one of them showing how one might navigate the user interface.
While the rumor mill may not be pushing a foldable iPhone as hard as some other rumors (like the Apple Car), it's one that won't go away easily. Today, for instance, has a report suggesting a major company may be assisting Apple in development of that future handset.
An appellate court has sentenced Samsung's billionaire executive Lee Jae-yong to jail time on bribery charges, leaving a signifcant leadership vacuum at the top of the vast conglomerate.
Right now, Face ID is the go-to biometric security measure for Apple's most expensive mobile products. That option replaced Touch ID in that regard. However, a lot of people out there want Touch ID to make a comeback for all products -- and that may happen.
It's a little earlier than usual, but Samsung has just announced its newest round of products for 2021. That includes a few new smartphones, truly wireless headphones, and even a tracking device.
We now know that Samsung will be officially announcing its next flagship smartphones, almost certainly the new Galaxy S21 lineup, later this month as the company just sent out invites.
Foldable phones are all the rage these days, gobbling up plenty of attention. However, they're not quite yet the mainstream devices some companies might hope (due in large part to the price tags). That may change when/if Apple hops into the circus at some point in the future.
"Free Fortnite" is the rallying cry Epic Games has been calling out for months now, trying to get people to listen to their demands. Apple (and Google) pulled the massively popular battle royale game Fortnite from their digital storefronts earlier this year (due to actions on Epic Games' part), and, ever since, Epic Games has been trying to force Apple and Google's hands to get the game back on those platforms.
It has been rumored for a bit of time now that Samsung is looking to ditch the power adapter in the box of some of its phones. And now regulatory filings have apparently confirmed as much.
If you're in the market for a new standalone monitor, but want to focus on a big one versus multiple smaller options, a curved monitor might be the way to go.