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Now Huawei’s delaying its foldable phone, too

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The last couple of months haven’t been kind to foldable phone aficionados. 

In April, Samsung delayed the launch of its Galaxy Fold — and nearly two months later there’s still no official launch date

Now, Huawei’s doing the same with its Mate X. The company told CNBC that the phone will launch in September, instead of June as originally planned. 

Interestingly, Huawei reportedly partially placed the blame on Samsung…

AT&T cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders

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On April 22, Samsung officially delayed the launch of its upcoming folding phone, the Galaxy Fold, due to a string of reports from reviewers whose units have malfunctioned.

At that time, the company said it would announce a new release date “in the coming weeks.”

Seven and a half weeks later, the Galaxy Fold still doesn’t have an official launch date. To make matters worse, Tom’s Guide reports that AT&T has now started canceling pre-orders for the device. 

Samsung’s new Notebook 7 is essentially a MacBook Pro with Windows and more ports

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Samsung has a couple of new laptops out: The Notebook 7 13”, the Notebook 7 15” and the Notebook 7 Force. The first two are your run-of-the-mill business laptops, which look very much like Apple’s MacBook Pro, while the 7 Force has an all-black design, is a bit more powerful and aims at creators. 

While copying Apple design and improving on certain shortcomings can be a good tactic (see Huawei’s MateBook X), you’ll want to take a good look at these laptop’s specs before you buy one. 

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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold won’t launch in June, reports claim

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It appears that we’ll have to wait for Samsung’s foldable phone a little while longer. 

According to the Korea Herald, who cites anonymous industry sources (via Engadget), Samsung won’t launch the Fold in June. 

The same outlet wrote about the Fold in early May, saying that Samsung is close to announcing a launch date for the device, but the May has now nearly expired and Samsung was mum on the matter. 

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Google is thinking about a foldable Pixel, but it probably won’t happen soon

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Does the world really need foldable phones?

If you ask Google Pixel development lead Mario Queiroz, the answer is not right now. 

Speaking to CNET, Queiroz confirmed that Google has been prototyping the technology for “a long time,” but right now, the company doesn’t see a clear use case for such a phone. 

According to Queiroz, foldable phones are nice for people who want to extend the size of their…

iFixit pulls its flaw-revealing Galaxy Fold teardown

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A few days ago, gadget repair experts at iFixit tore down a Samsung Galaxy Fold, revealing several design weaknesses which could allow dust and debris to get lodged underneath the device’s screen (which is exactly what had happened to some reviewers). 

Now, the company has pulled down the teardown page after being requested by Samsung to do so. 

In a blog post Friday, iFixit explained that the Galaxy Fold they’ve obtained was from a “trusted…

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold might ship in June, but nothing’s simple

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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold — the $1,980 folding phone whose launch has been delayed after several reviewers reported issues with the screen — might launch on June 13.

This is according to an email that AT&T has been sending to its customers — but, unfortunately, it’s not as simple as that. 

As The Verge points out, Samsung hasn’t confirmed June 13 — or any other date — as the new, official launch date….

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold might ship in June, but nothing’s simple

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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold — the $1,980 folding phone whose launch has been delayed after several reviewers reported issues with the screen — might launch on June 13.

This is according to an email that AT&T has been sending to its customers — but, unfortunately, it’s not as simple as that. 

As The Verge points out, Samsung hasn’t confirmed June 13 — or any other date — as the new, official launch date….

Samsung will delay the U.S. release of its foldable phone

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UPDATE: April 22, 2019, 1:07 p.m. ET: This story was updated to include the news that Samsung confirmed it was delaying the launch of the Galaxy Fold.

Welp, it looks like U.S. customers will have to wait a bit longer for the Samsung Galaxy Fold.

On Monday morning, the Wall Street Journal reported that Samsung plans to delay the April 26 U.S. release of its foldable phone until “at least next month.” Later, Samsung confirmed that it was delaying the launch, and will announce the new date “in…

Samsung will delay the U.S. release of its foldable phone

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UPDATE: April 22, 2019, 1:07 p.m. ET: This story was updated to include the news that Samsung confirmed it was delaying the launch of the Galaxy Fold.

Welp, it looks like U.S. customers will have to wait a bit longer for the Samsung Galaxy Fold.

On Monday morning, the Wall Street Journal reported that Samsung plans to delay the April 26 U.S. release of its foldable phone until “at least next month.” Later, Samsung confirmed that it was delaying the launch, and will announce the new date “in…