Samsung’s Foldable Phones

Just hours before Apple’s big announcements yesterday, Samsung had one of its own. Next year, in 2018, the tech giant plans to release a foldable cellphone. “The Korean electronics conglomerate is aggressively seeking new ways to stand out in an increasingly congested consumer tech marketplace” and a bendable phone is certainly the opposite of the iPhone. Read more at Mashable.

Honolulu Bans Cellphones on Crosswalks

Come 25 October 2017, if you can’t seem to peel your eyes from your phone while crossing a street in Honolulu, you might be slapped with a $15 to $99 fine. The Hawaiian capital will be the first major city in the USA to pass a law like this—aiming to reduce injury and death blamed on “smartphone zombies.” Mayor Kirk Caldwell tells Reuters, “We hold …

Nokia 3310 Might Return

Whether it’s social media fatigue or the brutality of brunch-planning group chats, many reasons present themselves to step back to a less computer-like mobile phone. One of the world’s former favorites—the Nokia 3310—might be making a comeback, according to Evan “Evleaks” Blass. Blass has reported that Nokia owner HMD Global plans to launch an updated version of the 3310. It would be the second “dumb …