WWDC 2017: Apple is also playing catch up with Samsung

Samsung DeX

It’s not just with Amazon, Google, and Microsoft that Apple is going into WWDC 2017 playing catch-up. There’s also Samsung.

And Samsung, undeterred by the Note 7 fiasco, has been busy over the past year.

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You’re probably thinking that I’m referring to the gap between the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the iPhone 7. Not really.

I’m thinking about Samsung’s DeX.

For those that don’t know, DeX is a dock that allows users to connect their Galaxy S8/S8+ to a monitor, keyboard and mouse to turn it into a desktop experience — of sorts — powered by the handset.

This “dock that transforms a smartphone into a desktop PC” thing is not a new idea — it’s been tried many times before…

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