This is the second week of our new split format, and this is the Question of the Week episode. This week’s News Roundup should follow on Friday.
This week’s question is “What do you make of the Samsung announcements this week?” Samsung held an event on Wednesday in New York City at which it announced its latest smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and S8+, as well as several other accessories, including updated Gear 360 and Gear VR devices, and a new mesh WiFi router-plus-IoT-hub called Connect Home. Jan, who was at the event, talks through some obvious questions about the new devices and the other announcements from today’s event.
As usual, you’ll find some links to related content as well as other ways to listen to the podcast beneath the embedded Soundcloud player below.
We invite listeners to submit questions for subsequent weeks in the comments below, on Twitter (@jandawson, @aaronmiller), or via email (jan at jackdawresearch dot com). We also have a dedicated Podcast Twitter handle at @BDPcast.
Here are some useful links relating to this week’s episode:
This week’s links are all to Tech Narratives pieces Jan wrote about the Samsung announcements:
- 1. The S8 and S8+ announcements:
- 2. The Connect Home router and smart home announcements:
- 3. The Gear VR and Gear 360 announcements:
- 4. The T-Mobile LTE announcement:
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