Samsung DeX Stories November 7

How to use ‘dockless’ DeX on the Galaxy Note 10

Samsung’s DeX desktop environment gives us a smart way to use all that processing power in flagship Galaxy phones for something other than browsing Instagram. DeX provides a Windows-like desktop experience, but you have to buy a special DeX Station to make it all work. That is, unless you have one of the new 10-series phones. How does this “dockless” DeX work?

Samsung DeX Stories October 18

Late last year, Samsung and Canonical partnered on an app that allowed select Galaxy phones to run a full Linux desktop on top of Android. Less than a year later, Samsung has announced that they’re discontinuing the Linux on DeX program, coinciding with the update to Android 10.

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Samsung DeX Stories August 22

Chicago police cars will start using Samsung phones with DeX to lower costs

Samsung’s DeX platform is a clever way to use your smartphone on a much bigger canvas, but it’s always felt a bit like a solution in search of a problem. Today, Samsung is highlighting a perfect use case for DeX — police cars in the city of Chicago.

Samsung DeX Stories November 9, 2018

For years, we’ve all longed for the ultimate all-in-one style device that can be both a mobile phone and also full laptop or desktop computer experience. Samsung has offered its own Android-centric solution through DeX, which gives Android a better keyboard and mouse experience. Now Samsung seeks to take that a step further by turning your phone into a real computer with ‘Linux on DeX.’

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Samsung DeX Stories October 3, 2018

Samsung DeX might go wireless according to a Samsung forum moderator

According to a European Samsung forum moderator, the company is working on a wire-free solution for their Samsung DeX Experience system. This might help increase uptake as, at the moment, Samsung devices that support the feature need either a DeX docking station or USB Type-C dongle — only compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

Samsung DeX Stories July 11, 2017

The idea of powering your workstation with your smartphone is something that feels like it was ripped out of a TV show, but with our powerful smartphones today, it’s something that is very much achievable.

With the launch of its latest flagship, the Galaxy S8, Samsung stressed the phone’s ability to dock to a monitor and display a full desktop environment powered by the phone. Now Samsung is finally advertising the feature, and I still can’t stop thinking about how much better this would be as a laptop.

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