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Samsung Galaxy Fold 2, 5G Galaxy Z Flip will launch in August 2020

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Samsung is expected to launch two new foldable smartphones in the second half of the year. An affordable foldable handset model is expected to hit the market next year, industry insiders said on Sunday. Samsung is expected to present the Galaxy Fold 2 and the 5G variant of the Galaxy Z Flip together with its flagship phablet Galaxy Note 20 at an event in August, the news agency Yonhap reported, citing the industry sources. But his affordable foldable smartphone, probably called the Galaxy Fold Lite, is unlikely to make its debut at the event, they said.
The South Korean technology giant was said to have released a version of its foldable smartphone that costs almost half the price of a normal Galaxy Fold. Technical experts have predicted that the Galaxy Fold 2 will have a 7.7-inch screen and a 6.23-inch cover display when unfolded, both of which are larger than the 7.3-inch or 4.6-inch displays of the predecessor. Samsung is expected to use ultra-thin glass (UTG) for the Galaxy Fold 2,…

Report claims morale at Microsoft's Mixer is at an all-time low

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Let's hope Mixer recovers. What you need to knowMixer is Microsoft's livestreaming platform to compete with Amazon's Twitch.According to a report by OnMSFT, employee morale is at an all-time low.The service is run by a skeleton team now.It's unclear if this report is completely accurate, but Mixer definitely has an uphill climb. Today, a report from OnMSFT said that employee morale at Microsoft's livestreaming platform, Mixer, was at an all-time low. Employees are concerned about the future of the service and there are layoffs taking place there.

You can read an excerpt that illuminates the situation below. There is also a video that shows a manager being rather disrespectful to employees.
Mixer has had a rough few months that involved the original founders leaving the business alongside a general manager and corporate vice president. However, what hasn't been reported is that over the last six months, there have been sixteen layoffs due to budget cuts which h…

Android L reports, accelerating the race to smartphones 64bit

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Mainstream availability expected by the end of 2015 

Android device manufacturers may have scoffed at the idea of ​​a smartphone 64-bit when Apple introduced the iPhone 5S last year, but those same hardware manufacturers are apparently tripping over themselves to catch up now.

Hit-or-miss DigiTimes has L word next operating system Google Android seems that the timetable for the adoption of 64-bit capable hardware to maximize the operating system moves.

According to anonymous industry sources, the 64-bit CPU could become "technology mainstream" to Android smartphones in late 2015 as manufacturers have stepped up their efforts to adopt the fastest architecture.

Lenovo, K-Touch, Huawei, HTC Vivo and have all reportedly signed 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 610, 614 and / or 410 processors, designed with rapid migration to Android L in mind.

On your marks 
64-bit processors from rival MediaTek and Samsung have already started to make their way into the supply chain, with the archi…