What to expect at Samsung’s Unpacked 2024 event

Samsung’s latest Unpacked event kicks off on July 10. The company has already released its latest flagship phones this year, unveiling the S24 family. But now it’s time to jump into its spinoffs: foldable phones. That and the long-awaited Galaxy Ring. The small wearable is expected to arrive “in or around August,” so it would be more surprising if the device didn’t show up at Unpacked. The ring will measure heart rate, movement, and breathing to help track your sleep.

I expect the Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Galaxy Z Flip 6 to appear, albeit with minor changes that might not warrant an upgrade over last year’s foldables. That said, rumors suggest that Samsung could use the same 50MP camera as the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S24 in the Flip 6, which traditionally have less powerful cameras than Samsung’s other flagships.

On top of all that, Samsung is likely to offer refreshed smartwatches and perhaps an update to its wireless earbuds. (Yes, there have been leaks.) Samsung is set to imitate Apple’s AirPods by adopting a stem design on its earbuds. It’s funny, because when Samsung revealed the Galaxy Buds Live in 2020, it trumpeted the lack of an “annoying stem.”

— Mat Smith

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A Deadpool & Wolverine popcorn bucket will apparently appear alongside the film, depicting Wolverine’s yellow head, complete with a mouthful of popcorn. And people have opinions. Cinema people.

“I’m not saying I don’t like the bucket,” said Denis Villeneuve, the director of Dune 2. “I’m just saying it was hard to beat the Dune bucket. It was like one of a kind. » Until its release. Theaters and studios have produced special buckets for other films, such as the ghost trap and ECTO-1 buckets from Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, Wonka’s Hat Bucket, and the Core Memory Receptacle Bucket from Vice. Versa 2.

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Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot revealed in an interview on the company’s website that remakes of Assassin’s Creed are in the works. In remakes, the company could revisit and modernize old AC worlds – something the first three games could benefit from immensely. I’m up for a prettier Renaissance Italy with ray tracing.

Assassin’s Creed Black Flag could be one of these remakes. This installment introduced naval battles, which were carried over (and mired in development hell) in Skull and Bones. Fun fact: I watched a demo of the hacking sim in 2017, played a demo in 2018, but the game didn’t come out until 2023.

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Valve has added a list of the top 100 most played titles on Steam Deck. You can sort the information by week, month, or year, and it will be updated daily. Top 5: Elden Ring takes the top spot after the recent DLC launch. Next up is Stardew Valley and my new favorite deck builder, Balatro. Oddly enough, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is in fifth, beating out Fallout 4.

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