Google has emerged as the latest company to withdraw from personal participation in CES 2022. The Internet giant has joined tech giants such as T-Mobile, Amazon, Lenovo, Meta, Twitter, AT&T, Hisense, Intel, and General Motors. Others. Pinterest, TikTok and Waymo will phase or limit their on-site presence on mega shows early next year.
All of these companies made these last-minute changes to their plans due to coronavirus concerns. The latest Omicron version of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the United States and other parts of the world.
Google’s announcement comes as Alphabet’s subsidiary Waymo has already canceled its live appearance at CES 2022 TheVerge. However, there is a risk that you will have to go online only once for the event. The internet giant has been one of the strongest pillars of the annual trade show in recent years.
CES 2022 will take place from January 5 to 8 in Las Vegas. The mega event is coming into its personal form next year after this year’s online-only affair due to the coronavirus pandemic.
However, it now appears to be in jeopardy as more companies are canceling their on-site presence at the event. Google and Hisense generally have a significant presence on the show. Leaving his physical presence would cause great loss to managers and endanger performance.
As of this week, the CTA hopes to be able to organize a personalized event for those who wish to attend. A total of 42 companies have withdrawn from personal attendance at CES 2022, according to the company’s latest announcement.
Companies like Samsung, Qualcomm, LG, HTS and OnePlus have not yet decided against this. Samsung, in particular, has already announced its CES 2022 keynote event on January 4th.
Samsung opens first Bespoke Home flagship store in Mexico
Samsung has opened its first Bespoke Home flagship store in Mexico City in Latin America. The stop is located at Centro Comercial Perisur, which is a large shopping mall visited by around 2 million people every month.
Samsung Bespoke Home flagship store offers a variety of Bespoke products including refrigerators, dishwashers, microwave ovens, washers, dryers, cleaners, and others in one place. Now customers will not have to go to different shops to purchase different home appliances.
This shop also includes Home life services through the SmartThings integration, as well as a special panel in collaboration with local well-known artists such as Juan Latapi and El Cha.
Furthermore, Samsung invited local media, influencers, and interior designers on October 3, 2022, to spread the launch information of its Bespoke flagship store and get more reach to the people in Mexico City.
So far, the Korean company has launched Bespoke dishwashers and refrigerators but now it is planning to further expand its bespoke ecosystem with the launch of microwaves, gas ovens, and cleaners this October to open the era of custom appliances in Mexico.
Noh Kyung-Rae, general manager of CE Division at Samsung Electronics Mexico, said, “Samsung Electronics Bispock Appliances has received a good response from Mexican consumers for its colorful colors and features that reflect lifestyle. We will continue our efforts to convey the value of Bispock Home at various consumer touchpoints, including the flagship store that we have opened this time.”
Source – Samsung Newsroom
Samsung Galaxy A23 is now available in Malaysia: Check price, specs, offers
Samsung has now unveiled the low-cost Galaxy A23 5G smartphones in Malaysia. The device comes with some excellent features including a 120Hz display, a 50MP OIS camera, a 5000mAh battery with 25W fast charge support, and more.
Samsung Galaxy A23 5G is now public to purchase in Malaysia. It is available in three snappy colors – Light Blue, Orange, and Black and you can buy them from Samsung Online Store.
Price and Offers:
The company is selling the Galaxy A23 smartphone at Recommended Retail Price (RRP) of RM 1,399 (~$300). Meanwhile, if you purchase this smartphone before October 31, you will get a discount of RM 300 (~$65) so the phone can be yours at just RM 1,099 (~$236).
The Galaxy A23 phone sports a 6.6-inch Full HD+ display with a V-shaped notch for the selfie camera. It supports a 120Hz refresh rate for smoother scrolling. It is powered by a Snapdragon 695 processor that is paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage that you can further expand to 1TB via MicroSD.
Furthermore, the device features a 50MP OIS main camera along with an Ultra-Wide 5MP and Depth 2MP camera and an 8MP Selfie Camera. Where the 50MP OIS main camera lets you capture the finest details of far-away objects.
Moreover, the Galaxy A23 5G holds a large 5000mAh battery so you can enjoy your phone for longer and focus on what’s important to you. At the same time, the battery supports up to 25W super fast charging.
While considering the software, it comes pre-installed with Android 12-based One UI 4.1 software, which let you customize your phone as you please. In addition to these, the device supports Samsung Knox Security with Private Share to help you protect your data.
Besides these, the smartphone seamlessly with other Galaxy devices including the newly launched Galaxy Watch 5 series and Galaxy Buds 2 Pro for the full connected Galaxy ecosystem experience.
For more information, visit Samsung Newsroom.
Samsung starts cost-saving broken ‘LCD glass’ replacement program for Galaxy S and Note phones in Canada
On October 5, Samsung officially launched the LCD Glass Panel Replacement Program in Canada. This program is a new repair service that serves as a more environmentally conscious option for replacing LCD screens on select Galaxy devices.
Through the LCD Glass Panel Replacement Program, Samsung Canada gives yet another commitment to improving sustainability across all of its operations, products, and services to offer customers a cost-effective option for screen repair service.
Samsung’s LCD Glass Panel Replacement Program provides consumers with high-quality repair service, which will replace a damaged LCD glass on their (qualified) Galaxy smartphone instead of having to replace the complete LCD module.
Meanwhile, it’s important to mention that the service is available for specific models that are activated in Canada. In order to qualify for screen glass repair, the device cannot have:
- A damaged frame or swelling of the battery
- Any other hardware failures (detected during the triage process)
- Eligible devices – Galaxy S and Galaxy Note
In case your damaged Galaxy device doesn’t qualify for screen glass repair, Samsung’s authorized service center will contact you and share alternative solutions to get the device repaired. This event ensures minimizing the environmental impact of completing repairs by using fewer parts.
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