Alphabet Scoop 110: Galaxy S21 hands-on, everything at CES 2021, and Fitbit
This week we recap everything announced by Samsung today at the Galaxy S21 event from the trio of phones to new earbuds and a tracker. We then highlight the top things announced at an otherwise quiet CES 2021.
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* Abner Li
* Ben Schoon
* Kyle Bradshaw Links:
* Galaxy S21 unboxing and first impressions: No charger, but a whole lot of phone [Video]
* Samsung Galaxy S21 series goes official w/ Snapdragon 888, S Pen, $200 price drop
* Galaxy Buds Pro can cancel out or amplify ambient noise, switch between devices for $199
* Samsung ditches microSD card support on all Galaxy S21 models
* Samsung is bringing SmartThings to Android Auto
* Samsung Galaxy SmartTag works like a Tile tracker, available from $29
* Google Messages is ‘native’ on Samsung Galaxy S21 as Discover is default feed
* Asus Chromebook Flip CM5 goes Ryzen with gaming-centric keyboard
* Acer Chromebook Spin 514 launches next month with AMD Ryzen, starts at $479
* Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 cuts costs w/ $549 starting price, mid-range specs
* TCL adopts Google TV in 2021 models starting in the United States
* Sony embraces the new Google TV interface on 2021 ‘Bravia XR’ lineup
* TCL and Alcatel launching trio of Android tablets, including one w/ color E Ink competitor
* Google completes acquisition of Fitbit, reiterates privacy promises
* Fitbit says Google deal won’t affect third-party services
* Google Store marks Fitbit acquisition closing with prominent banner message Feedback?
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