Xbox is coming to Samsung! Today, at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event, the company announced four new devices, including Galaxy Buds Live and the Galaxy Watch 3, plus Xbox Game Pass support for the new Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Tab S7.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra today at their Unpacked event, and on top of 5G, an improved S Pen, and 8K video, the new phones include access to Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass.

Samsung A50

The Samsung A50 is a pretty big surprise. While it's an affordable smartphone, coming in at $499, it's packed with features and extras that make it one of the best budget Android phones you can buy today.

Check out the glowing white wristbands Samsung handed out, which very nicely got us into the VIP and press room. The only flaw? Not nearly enough of the new phones out on display.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

The avalanche of tablets of all shapes and sizes has been growing for a while now, but aside from Apple, Samsung is one of the few companies with a tablet that bears remembering in the cluttered device marketplace. Looking at the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, I was impressed with what the tablet had to offer, and if you have had experience with the Samsung Galaxy phones the company has been offering for years, it will seem instantly familiar.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

I've had the original Samsung Galaxy a little over a year-and-a-half, and it's still a kick ass phone, but right now I am basically drooling at the thought of the <a href="http://www.google.com/nexus/" title="Galaxy Nexus" target="_blank">Galaxy Nexus</a> and all the super powers it would grant me.

Have I told you how much I love my phone? or maybe I should say how much I <em>loved</em> my phone.

Samsung's Galaxy S Vibrant, which I picked up through Bell Canada, has basically been my constant companion. I took it to France to take picture, I used it throughout this year's Toronto International Film Festival to tweet and post updates, and it's an all-around great phone. Apparently I stumbled on a major flaw last week though, because right now I'm hobbling along with a loaner phone while Samsung tries to get my phone working again.

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I am a technophile. Maybe I'm not thinking about technology all day long, but when I hear about new gadgets, I'm always intrigued.

That's why, even though I've had my current phone for less than two years, I'm seriously thinking it's time to get an Android phone. I'm still debating if I really need to ditch my old, fairly acceptable HTC phone, but after playing with some of the new phones that have arrived, I'm having a hard time resisting.

Whether you're shopping for a friend, a loved one, or yourself, everyone is looking for gift ideas this time of year, and I've combed through some of my favorite gadgets, games, phones, high end gear, and special experiences to give you a few ideas.

I've been planning out a holiday gift giving guide to go online next week and I've checked out a lot of things from CDs, and DVDs to games, and of course, electronics. The trouble is, I've run into a gadget that I love so much, I think I want to run out and buy one now.

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