To better understand this new feature, let's say there is a software interface which is the DEX UI. It provides a true desktop interface from a mobile device and make your smartphone useful and practical when you need to work or entertain on a big screen. But Dex requires the DEX station, which can be compared to a hardware interface. It's a simple dock on which you can connect a TV, a keyboard, a mouse in order to use your smartphone as PC properly.
The problem is that the Dex station is very expansive for what it is ( a simple hub), and many of us just want to use the Dex UI on something else.
Here are some alternative solutions that could turn your Samsung S8 into a real computer:
Your Smartphone is the ultimate pocket computer: Powerful, Connected and Practical. You could fully exploit its potential if it was not limited by its size and its interface.
The Mirabook unleashes the power of your Smartphone by turning it into a full-fledged Laptop with a large screen, a keyboard and a track pad.
Your Smartphone is now the only computer
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At its core, the Superbook is a smart laptop shell that provides a large screen, keyboard and multi-touch trackpad, 8+ hours of battery, and phone charging capabilities.
When plugged into your Android smartphone, it launches our app to deliver the full laptop experience.
Connect your Lumia 950 or 950 XL to a Display Dock and do more with an external monitor, a keyboard, and a mouse. Office apps and Outlook scale up to create a big screen-optimized work environment that makes you more productive. It’s a PC-like experience that’s powered by your phone.
The SlimPort USB-C to HDMI Adapter connects your SlimPort-enabled smartphone or tablet with a USB Type-C (USB-C) port to any HDMI-enabled TV, projector, or monitor at up to 4K Ultra HD (2160p), so your smartphone or tablet’s screen can be displayed on the big screen. The SlimPort USB-C to HDMI Adapter is plug-and-play easy to use, delivers the highest quality video-out from your phone/tablet, and there’s virtually no lag when video simultaneously appears on your phone’s screen and your TV screen.
What I did:
-I try to run the app with a 3rd party launcher with root activated
-I tried to convert the system app to a user app
-I tried run the app through the android terminal. I may have done wrong but here is the result
This thread will be updated. Thank you for your contributions
At the moment we don't know if Samsung has a hardware DRM or if it's a software one.
UPDATE: Good News ! Thanks to KarateKid430 and Kbarni there's a complete solution to unlock the DEX feature.
Thank you very much to all contributors of this thread.