Tech Travel: How Being Power Certain Saved a Life

I mocked my sister for giving me such a nerdy gift and as it turns out, it saved her life. They say “it’s the little things that matter the most”.  In my case, that’s an understatement.  This little thing saved my vacation and maybe even my sister’s life.  My sister and I both returned home from our recent trip, and it’s all because of a battery pack! My sister’s joke-worthy gift Last Christmas, I gave my sister a custom printed and framed canvas of her beloved St. Bernard and a…

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Samsung is working on a smartphone technology to develop a one-of-a-kind screen

Smartphone Technology - Samsung mobile phone

Samsung is continuing its efforts in creating an “all screen” smartphone. Samsung’s latest smartphones are the closest the company has come to providing its customers with smartphone technology that has a huge amount of screen real estate. That said, these devices – the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy S10 Plus – are still far from being an “all screen” smartphone. Samsung is on track to making a mobile phone display that features only a screen. The company’s Vice President of the display R&D group, Yang Byung-duk, stated in…

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Galaxy Fold release delay officially announced by Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Fold release delay - technical issues

Samsung has confirmed that it plans to delay the US release of its foldable smartphone. The Galaxy Fold release delay is no longer only a rumor. The South Korean electronics manufacturer has officially confirmed that it will delay the US launch of its Galaxy Fold device, a smartphone that converts into a tablet. Samsung will provide a new release date for the phone in the coming weeks. Prior to the Galaxy Fold release delay announcement, the device was initially to be rolled out in the US at a price of…

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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold disappoints those with early access

Samsung Galaxy Fold Damage - Review by Mark Gurman - Bloomberg TicToc

The luxury foldable smartphone that converts into a tablet is proving to be not so durable. According to several reviewers who received early access to Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, their new devices broke only a few days after use. One reviewer from Bloomberg said his foldable phone was unusable after only two days of use. “The screen on my Galaxy Fold review unit is completely broken and unusable just two days in. Hard to know if this is widespread or not,” reviewer Mark Gurman from Bloomberg said in one of a…

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GPS tracking smartwatch for kids has security flaw

TicTocTrack GPS Tracking Smartwatch - YouTube

The security flaw could allow a stranger to stalk a child with the device. TicTocTrack, a popular GPS tracking smartwatch for children in Australia, has been found to have security flaws that could potentially allow hackers to track and call children. The researchers found that the watch’s services could be easily compromised. Computer researchers at Pen Test Partners discovered vulnerabilities in the watch on Monday. The researchers found that the GPS tracking smartwatch, which has been sold in Australia since 2014, could allow hackers to view personal data on the…

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