Samsung Malaysia has partnered with top local organizations and universities to unlock new possibilities for mainstream foldable UI/UX alongside the Galaxy Z Fold and Galaxy Z Flip as committed to re-imagining the foldable experience for Malaysians.
The first partners in the initiative – AmBank, Family Mart, Maxis, Pay4U, and ZUS Coffee, have enriched the user experience of native apps with capabilities from Samsung and the Android platform.
At a recent sharing session themed “Reimagining Foldables for Malaysians”, they demonstrated their application optimization through the flexible use of screen extension and multi-angle folding usage. In the future, Samsung will add more partners including Gigi Coffee, Golden Screen Cinemas, TGV Cinemas, and Zapp.
In addition, Samsung is planning to hold a hackathon in partnership with local universities, where students will come up with ideas for foldable apps. This is in line with its ESG mission to empower young Malaysian talents and inspire them to make waves in the tech sector.
Luke Au, the Head of Product Marketing, Mobile eXperience, Samsung Malaysia said:
“At Samsung, we are passionate about making mobile innovation relevant to consumers. In our bid to mainstream foldable smartphones, we are collaborating with homegrown brands to create unique, local Galaxy Z experiences on their apps that Malaysians use on a daily basis, and bring them closer to their hearts. We invite more local organizations to be a part of this industry collaboration and deliver better experiences to their customers.
Made in India Chromebooks: Google signs new partnership with HP
Google and HP have announced a partnership to manufacture Chromebooks in India, making them the first Chromebooks to be made in the country. The partnership aims to improve the digital education scenario in India by providing affordable and secure computing devices to students and educators.
According to the information, the Chromebooks will be produced at the Flex Facility near Chennai, where HP has been making various laptops and desktops since August 2020. The production of HP Chromebooks starts on October 2, 2023.
Chromebooks are the leading devices in K-12 education globally, with over 50 million students and teachers using them. Chromebooks have built-in accessibility and security features that make them ideal for online learning.
Today, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai confirmed the partnership through a tweet on X (Twitter). He mentioned, “We are partnering with HP to manufacture Chromebooks in India – These are the first Chromebooks to be made in India and will make it easier for Indian students to have access to affordable and secure computing.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 Plus with Snapdragon chip spotted on Google Play Console
Google Play Console listing doesn’t reveal much about its specs, while its existence is almost confirmed. The Galaxy Tab A9 Plus will feature a 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution display, while the size remains unknown at the moment.
Past reports revealed that this tablet will be equipped with Snapdragon 695 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM. However, the Tab A9 is said to sport MediaTek’s Helio G99 chipset and a 1340 x 800 pixels resolution display.
Samsung enhances Smart View feature through new update
Now, the company is enhancing the Samsung Smart View feature through a new update. It fixes some issues that users spotted in previous versions to improve the performance and stability of the app.
The installtion package size of this update is 5.73MB, available on the Galaxy Store. If you use the Smart View function of a Samsung smartphone, then you should install the latest update of it.
You can get the Samsung Smart View 184.108.40.206 update through Galaxy Store >> Menu option >> Updates. Also, you can download it through the link mentioned here.