Samsung debuts Galaxy Watch with improved battery and health features | VentureBeat

Yet another announcement from Samsung. I’m sure this will be a good watch choice for Android users and I admit that the styling is attractive. As for me, I’m staying with the iPhone and the Apple Watch. The Galaxy Watch is shipping on the 24th of this month. 


Samsung is officially saying goodbye to the “Gear” smartwatch brand in favor of a new name — Galaxy Watch. And as it announced today at its Unpacked event in New York City, its latest wearable includes some noteworthy improvements to the two-year-old Gear S3 lineup…
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 announced with 6.4-inch screen and a huge battery – The Verge

For all you Android fans, this looks like a winner! You can pre-order it starting today.


The new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 offers some of the best specs of any Android smartphone available today. Preorders start on August 10th, and it goes on sale on August 24th. — Read on

General Magic: Oral History of the Influential Tech Company

About 20 years before the iPhone was introduced, a small group at Apple had a vision for a personal communicator. This was before the Internet existed and during a time when the only cell phones were huge bricks with massive batteries in a bag. This group spun out of Apple before Steve Jobs returned into a company called General Magic. This is a fascinating account of that history and the work that ultimately resulted in the creation of social media and the most popular personal communicator on the planet…the iPhone.


An oral history of General Magic, an influential tech company founded by ex-Apple engineers, which invented important forerunners to the iPhone and other smartphones like the Sony Magic Link. Read on: