Samsung is still on track to unveil its first foldable smartphone later in 2018, Samsung Mobile CEO DJ Koh told CNBC.
According to Koh, it is „time to deliver“ on a foldable device after Samsung research revealed that there is consumer interest in such a device.
A smartphone concept with bendable display from Samsung Samsung first announced its plans for a smartphone with a bendable display in September 2017, and at the time, Koh said that the device would be positioned as a Galaxy Note. Given that Samsung has already announced this year’s Galaxy Note 9, it’s likely the new foldable smartphone will feature its own branding and will be sold [...]
Philips is planning to introduce support for Apple’s Shortcuts feature in its Hue app in iOS 12, Philips announced today at the IFA electronics trade show in Berlin (via iCulture).
With the integration, Hue owners will be able to add lighting recipes to various Siri Shortcuts, such as shifting the lights in the dining room to a certain color with a Siri voice command like „Dinner Time,“ as demoed by Philips.
Siri Shortcuts is a Siri feature designed to allow users to create multi-step shortcuts using first and third-party apps that can be activated by Siri voice command.
Shortcuts are deeply customizable, and third party apps like the [...]
Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman and Debby Wu today previewed details about Apple’s widely rumored trio of 2018 iPhones. Towards the end of the report, there are also a few details about the Apple Watch and iPad that we’ve highlighted below.
The first noteworthy tidbit is that Apple Watch Series 4 models will be compatible with existing bands, as they are said to have a similar physical size as Series 3 models and earlier. Gurman already said as much earlier this year, but there were some lingering concerns from MacRumors readers in our discussion forums.
Apple Watch Series 4 models are still expected to have up to 15 percent larger displays, as a result [...]
Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis and his associates traveled across Asia last week to meet with companies within Apple’s supply chain. Today, they shared new predictions based on the information they gathered.
Highlights from their research note to investors, obtained by MacRumors:Barclays says it’s „widely understood“ that 3D Touch will be removed from iPhones with OLED displays in 2019—aka the third-generation iPhone X and second-generation „iPhone X Plus.“ However, they caution that the plans aren’t finalized yet, so they could change.
Earlier this year, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said 3D Touch won’t be a feature [...]