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Samsung ends Linux on DeX beta with the Android 10 update

DeX is a feature on the Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab S series that differentiates Samsung’s flagship smartphones and tablets from the company’s competitors. DeX, which debuted back in 2017 with the Samsung Galaxy S8, lets users access a desktop mode UI, with support for Android apps, when connected to a monitor. Initially,...

Hands-on with Linux on Samsung DeX for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

When Samsung DeX first launched with the Samsung Galaxy S8, I questioned the usefulness of it. Nearly 20 months and 3 flagship Galaxy launches later, some people still question how functional DeX can be. To make DeX more useful for professionals and developers, Samsung announced Linux on DeX back at SDC 2017 to improve the...

Samsung Galaxy S9+ gets dockless DeX support in Android Pie beta

Samsung DeX is Samsung's desktop experience based on Android that appears when you connect your Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S9, or Galaxy Note 9 to a monitor. It allows for multiple windows and apps to be open at once with a special UI designed for a larger desktop screen. Samsung Experience 10 based on...

Samsung DeX may support wireless connections in the future

Samsung DeX is the company's platform for transforming mobile devices into a desktop-like interface. It was originally kicked off in 2017 with the Samsung DeX Pad and DeX Station, which are expensive accessories that connect your phone to a larger display. With the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, they removed the requirement to use the docking pad....

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Review – Next Big Thing, Finally Here!

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been official for almost exactly one month now. Our friends over at Pocketnow have had enough time to give the device a full review. Check out the in-depth 9-minute review video below. If you're considering purchasing the Galaxy Note 9, this is a great source of information to help you...

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 finally went official today (with some exciting announcements). The device was one of the worst kept secrets in the smartphone world over the last couple of months. It's still nice to tack that "official" tag on the device and get our hands on it. Thankfully, our friends over at Pocketnow got...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is official: Specs, Pricing, Availability, and Features

After months of waiting and many leaks, Samsung has finally officially announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.  The leaks have already unveiled the design, hardware specifications, and most of the new software features, but today, Samsung confirmed everything during its Unpacked event in New York. We also know when the phone will be available, the...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to support Samsung DeX without DeX Pad or DeX Station

Samsung launched Samsung DeX with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. It was what Samsung believed to be the future of the mobile workstation, but it was pretty much a flop. Not very many people used DeX because the station was too expensive and inconvenient. Samsung is looking to make up for that with the...

[Update: Video] Samsung Brings Full Linux Distribution Support to DeX with “Linux for Galaxy”

At the 2017 Samsung Developer Conference, Samsung made a lot of important announcements. The company announced Bixby 2.0 with smart home and third-party developer support and announced a partnership with Google to bring ARCore on some Samsung Galaxy smartphones. However, the announcements don't end there. Samsung also unveiled updated to Samsung DeX with the addition of...

XDA User Turned a Macbook Pro Into a DIY Samsung DeX Laptop

Along with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ announcement earlier this year, we also got to know Samsung DeX. This wireless-charging dock allows you to connect your Galaxy S8, S8+ or Note 8 as a desktop computer, allowing you to do things you would normally do on a proper desktop platform, like web browsing, sending emails,...