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Mark Zuckerberg used the Galaxy S23 Ultra at Meta Connect



The founder and CEO of Meta, Mark Zuckerberg, has made a number of significant announcements that will impact how billions of people use technology and interact with the world. The new Meta Quest 3 mixed reality headgear was the event’s main attraction in Menlo Park, California. Mark also highlighted new developments in artificial intelligence that will alter how billions of people use popular programs like Facebook and Instagram. One of the most highlighted parts of the event is that Meta’s CEO used the Galaxy S23 Ultra, Samsung’s latest top smartphone, to demonstrate one of the company’s Meta AI avatars. Two models of the Galaxy S23 Ultra were showcased on the stage.

The first one was used by Zuckerberg, which was a cream hue variant that was linked to a USC Type-C display port connector to feature it for screen mirroring. Phantom Black Galaxy S23 Ultra was used for reference purposes. The Samsung Keyboard app was used for texting by Mark to engage with the Meta AI avatars. The phone screen’s Whatsapp interior displayed a Snoop Dogg-inspired Dungeon Master avatar.

The Quest 3 mixed-reality headset:

  • Processor: Snapdragon XR2 Gen 2 engine
  • Storage: 128 GB
  • Price: $499.99
  • Transforms into an AR headset or a VR headset and is also capable of merging the two realms for a great experience.
  • It offers a 4K resolution for clearer images and a 40% smaller form factor for increased comfort.
  • It also has 40% louder audio, better audio clarity, and surround sound, which enhances the experience of watching movies on a large screen.
  • Speeder in performance, which pays way for playing games natively
  • The headset can be controlled by the user’s hand gesture; however, a precision controller is also present.

Meta AI:

This first AI chatbot from Meta will be available through social media platforms like Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and Whatsapp. An intriguing 28 AI avatars with different personalities based on meta AI were also showcased, but they aren’t available right now. This functionality can now be accessed in Meta’s application for Android and iOS; in other words, it can be accessed on Galaxy smartphones and tablets. The capacity to produce real-time graphics with only a brief text reference was highlighted as a part of generative AI technologies.

One UI 6.0 Brings High Refresh Rate to Screen Recording

Meta also intends to launch an AI studio that will be open to both programmers and non-coders. Third-party AIs for messaging services, beginning with Messenger and growing to WhatsApp, will be available to developers.

Aastha is a Author of With a degree in Engineering with IT, Aastha is deeply immersed in the realm of technology. Specializing in Android and Hardware. She is Passionate about technology at the service of digital entertainment that can be used through any platform. Music, movies and video games have always taken up a good part of his free time, but he doesn't give up outdoor activities, from simple walks to cycling and skiing. He has been producing editorial content for SamLover since 2022 and has run a computer and telephony store for 3 decades.


Galaxy Z Flip 6 has Desktop Mode similar to Samsung DeX



samsung DeX

Samsung DeX is one of the most appreciative features of Galaxy devices, which allows users to take advantage of several applications on the desktop directly through their connected smartphone. However, the availability of the feature is limited to some devices.

In simple words, the application is available for flagship devices, but the feature was still absent from the Flip lineup. With the latest Galaxy Z Flip 6, Samsung has introduced desktop mode for the devices, But it’s not similar to the Samsung DeX.

According to the information, the Desktop mode allows users to easily connect the smartphone to an external monitor or TV, so it can benefit from a desktop system that can be used with all the applications on our phone.

Samsung DeX to be available on the Galaxy Z Flip 6

However, it is currently spotted by Android Authority, which claims it. The feature is hidden under the One UI 6.1.1 settings, and to enable it, the developer has to force desktop mode on. According to the screenshot shared, it lacks some features like Taskbar.

Meanwhile, the multi-window feature works seamlessly; it even allows you to resize and move app windows. However, the split screen feature displays on the phone’s screen rather than the external display, and the maximize and minimize buttons for windows don’t work.

It looks like an internal experiment run by Samsung, and it may soon work seamlessly in the coming days by capturing more potential in the desktop mode for the Galaxy Z Flip series.

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Good news foldable fans: A new leak reveals launch time for Galaxy Z Fold 6 slim




Galaxy Z Fold 6

Samsung always keeps its users ahead in terms of new technology and other innovations. Foldable devices are one prime example. The Korean giant is one of the companies that initiated the foldable device concept and started making it available commercially. Now, with the latest development, the company has introduced the Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Galaxy Z Fold 6 devices.

This time, Samsung is planning to launch more variants of its latest foldable in the form of Slim/Ultra. We have already reported on the availability of this new foldable based on rumours. Now, a popular tipster has shared information about the timing of the device’s launch.

According to the tipster ICE Universe, Samsung could launch the Galaxy Z Fold 6 Slip in October. He also mentions the markets, including South Korea, and the device will be rebranded as W25 in China.

According to another report, the Galaxy Z Fold 6 Slim will have a 19:5:9 aspect ratio. Meanwhile, the Korean outlet reported that the Galaxy Z Fold 6 Slim or Ultra have a 6.5-inch screen and an 8-inch internal display. As the latest version, it should bring more new hardware to compete in the coming days.

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Google Play system July 2024 update brings major Play Store enhancements



Google play system update

Google frequently brings new updates to the Play system store, which brings several new features and enhancements under the several internal functions of the devices, allowing users to take advantage of the full potential of the devices. Now, with the July 2024 update, the company is aiming to bring new changes to its several built-in applications.

Google Play system July 2024 update brings changes to Google Play Store, play services and many more

Google introduces new changes for its leading applications, including Google Play services and the Google Play store, every month. The company doesn’t release one software update to enhance these but distributes frequent updates many times a month.

According to the changelog, the Google Play store is experiencing several new changes. Users can now see more updates about the game directly from the developer. Play Protect can also remove permissions from unsafe apps to further protect users.

Now, when you click ads for apps, the Play store will directly open the app page for you to check out the details. Along with this, Japan users will get the exclusive tab to see comics, including manga, webtoon, and anime content.

Meanwhile, the Google Play services also have several improvements, like joining your phone hotpot from your tablet without having to manually set anything. The company also made some new changes to maintain the account management and security of the devices.

How to get the latest update

It is worth noticing that these changes will be distributed as new changes in the form of software updates. To get the latest update, you need to keep an eye on the working update available from the Google Play system update, which you can check through the system main settings.

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