Stuffed Ep 18 - Samsung's Folding fiasco and vertical TVs, Spotify hits 100m paying users, and Acast acquires Pippa - Stuff

Stuffed Ep 18 – Samsung’s Folding fiasco and vertical TVs, Spotify hits 100m paying users, and Acast acquires Pippa

Stuffed Ep 18 – Samsung’s Folding fiasco and vertical TVs, Spotify hits 100m paying users, and Acast acquires Pippa

Stuff‘s Toby Shapshak and Craig Wilson consider Samsung’s disastrous week of failing Galaxy Fold review units, discuss whether there’s room for vertical TVs in the home, marvel at Spotify’s latest user numbers, and feel a swelling of pride in the chest at the news that the South African-founded podcast company Pippa has been acquired by Acast.

The stories discussed in this episode include:

Some Samsung Galaxy Folds have screen problems and they haven’t even gone on sale yet

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold’s commercial release has been postponed

Samsung putting the Galaxy Fold on hold is a good move, but it shouldn’t have needed to

This could be the final design for Motorola’s foldable RAZR update (and we really hope it is)

Stuffed Ep 14 – Spotify’s Claudius Boller reflects on the service’s first year in South Africa

Spotify confirms it will acquire podcast companies Gimlet Media and Anchor

Podcast company Acast’s acquisition of Pippa is a South African success story

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