CES 2019 has left the building. Before I jump into my annual CES rant I want to share a moment. A tale of two worlds happening at the same right to the closing day.
Today is the 25th anniversary of the smartphone. Although traditional cell phones launched 40 years ago, the Simon Personal Communicator from IBM, unveiled at COMDEX Las Vegas 1992, featured touchscreen, stylus and could send and receive faxes, e-mails, and cellular pages.
NEWS UPDATE: Samsung confirmed plans to sell a refurbished Note 7 this year. It will recycle parts of the phone and possibly add new features, but sadly, will mot be available in North America.
This is a big week for Samsung, launching its much awaited S8 smartphone in New York on March 29.
When global media gather in the New York this Wednesday morning, Samsung’s slick marketing machine will be in full swing. Many rumours about the new S8 will be true, others not.