Welcome to your weekend! It’s time to take a peek inside Samsung’s Galaxy Fold and consider what the future of console gaming will look like under the Xbox or PlayStation banner.
Also, consumer BBM is going away and remember to avoid any Avengers: Endgame spoilers that have leaked out.
The flexible Galaxy Fold hasn’t even gone on sale yet, but several members of the media reported broken devices on Wednesday. Some removed a protective layer that is supposed to stay on, one had a bulge in the display’s crease and others ended up with flickering screens.
Samsung said in a statement that it “will thoroughly inspect these units in person to determine the cause of the matter.” Meanwhile, in China a user uploaded teardown pics on Weibo that reveal some of the complicated hardware present in its flexible design. More
Richard Lawler, @Rjcc