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Samsung's AI Secret Is Google

Ep. 28

Mishaal returns from Galaxy Unpacked 2024 with the S24 in hand, plus plenty of rumory goodness from Google and OnePlus.


Featured in this episode:


NEWS

  • Samsung Unpacked 2024 was full of AI... by Google.
  • Samsung Galaxy Ring is a smaller fitness wearable.
  • Samsung looks to bring non-invasive glucose monitoring to its wearables.
  • Patron News Story Pick: WhatsApp has its own nearby file sharing solution too.


HARDWARE

  • Mishaal goes hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S24.
  • OnePlus announces the global OnePlus 12 and the 12 R.
  • OnePlus also shows off the OnePlus Buds 3.
  • OnePlus Watch 3 could come at MWC and run Wear OS.
  • Pixel Watch 3 might come in two size variants.
  • Pixel 9 gets some crisp new renders that show striking design changes.


APPS

  • Gboard for Pixel Tablet getting new voice typing toolbar and seamless voice typing mode.
  • Google Messages will let you talk to Bard soon.
  • Assistant with Bard might become, simply, Bard.
  • Google Photos stacks will clean up your photo roll.


COMMUNITY

  • How aggressive is Google's hardware plan compared to Samsung and Apple?
  • One fan's AR-driven futuristic dream.
  • Kia software update fixed Pixel 6 connectivity issues.


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