By Corinne Clements

Hey everyone, and welcome to this week’s installment of TraQing News! We’ve rounded up some content for you as you wind down your work week. From the foldable phones of the future to Major Appliances showing off at KBIS, here are some of our favorite articles from this week:

5 Easy Tips for Choosing Your Exterior Paint Palette | Lisa Frederick: Picking exterior paint colors can be nerve-wracking for homeowners. Help ease their anxieties with a list of questions that will help them spruce up their home while keeping it true to both its architectural style and their own sense of aesthetic.

Samsung Reveals the Galaxy Fold, its Futuristic Bendy Phone | Brian Barrett: The wait is over- Samsung has finally unveiled its folding phone; appropriately named the Galaxy Fold. The phone has impressive specs, though it has yet to be made available for hands-on demos. It’s exciting to see a new form-factor after years of iterative smart phones, and it will be interesting to see how developers create new apps to take advantage of foldable phones.

Major Appliances Reclaim Their KBIS Turf | Alan Wolf: Over the past few years, Major Appliances have taken a back seat at the Kitchen/Bath Industry Show- many of their big announcements were happening at CES, where they could tout their latest smart home offerings. This year majaps were in full force, showing off new finishes, new products like wine cabinets, and yes, even new ways to use connected products.

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