Samsung may be preparing to re-launch the Galaxy Fold at the tail end of June. Turning the device around in just two months would be an impressively quick fix, if the issues are truly resolved.
Foldable screen technology might be unproven in smartphones, but that hasn’t stopped companies from integrating them into even larger products.
Significant tariffs will go into effect at 12:01 AM Friday morning, and the markets have been jittery about the issue all week. So what happens next?
Samsung, Huawei, Motorola, and now Google are all confirmed to be in one stage or another of trying to bring foldable phones to market. It’s all aboard the Bad Idea Bandwagon!
The market has plateaued, and companies like Samsung and Apple are seeing smartphone sales level off and even trend downward. One notable exception is Huawei.
Samsung has forced iFixit to remove its teardown of the Galaxy Fold after iFixit revealed how fragile the hardware is.
iFixit took the Galaxy Fold apart and the news isn’t good. Unless Samsung strengthens and protects the design, you’re going to need to be extremely careful with this phone.
Samsung is recalling all of the review units it sampled for the Galaxy Fold launch. Its investigation into the phone’s failures is focusing on aspects of the hinge design and better customer communication.
Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is already sold out, but reports of extreme fragility are already dogging the unit. If you bought one, do not remove the protective screen cover.
MIT has announced it will no longer cooperate in research endeavors with Huawei or ZTE, citing national security concerns raised by the US government.