Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 tackles the original’s biggest problems

At its virtual Unpacked event today, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Z Fold 2, the successor to its beleaguered first folding phone. Unfortunately, the company only revealed a few key details about the hardware and stated a more thorough reveal would arrive on September 1. Still, it’s enough to whet our appetites. Samsung is clearly addressing some of the biggest complaints about the original. The device now includes a much larger exterior display, sized at 6.2-inches rather than the awkwardly small and skinny 4.6-inch display on the original; this means you can use it more like a normal flagship phone with… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Samsung...
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‘World’s first’ AI-generated arts festival program opens this Friday

The Edinburgh Fringe is the world’s largest performing arts festival, but this year’s event has sadly been canceled due to COVID-19. Fortunately, art junkies can still get their fix of the Fringe at a virtual alternative curated by an AI called the ImprovBot. The system analyzed the 100-word text descriptions of every show staged at the festival from 2011 to 2019 — a total of more than two million words. ImprovBot uses this data to generate ideas for new comedies, plays, musicals, and cabaret. The blurbs will then be handed to the Improverts — the Fringe’s longest-running improvised comedy troupe – who will stage their own takes… This story continues at The Next Web...
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Samsung announces the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra with massive specs

After months of rumors and leaks, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra are finally official. Samsung made the announcement at its first virtual Unpacked event, alongside a slew of other Galaxy devices. Pre-orders for the device begin tomorrow. As usual, both Note devices come with massive screens and feature a sleek design, this time with a neat matte finish that’s a nice change of pace from the usual gloss. They also have massive camera bumps to show off their imaging prowess. Given the wealth of leaks, the specs aren’t a huge surprise, but Samsung is taking a bit… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Samsung...
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