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Tag: Samsung

Samsung Shows Off Bendable OLED Concept: The Future Seems So Much More Flexible

Samsung Shows Off Bendable OLED Concept: The Future Seems So Much More Flexible
While I love the bright colors and contrast levels you get with OLED displays, I have to say that I’ve been underwhelmed by the fact that they’re pretty much only being used in smartphone displays at this point, as larger panels are still too expensive to produce en masse.

Samsung Christmas Ad: Need a Hug? There’s an Android Tablet for That

Samsung Christmas Ad: Need a Hug? There’s an Android Tablet for That
Samsung takes time out from battling lawsuits to get into the holiday spirit. Strangely enough, the advertisement was commissioned by the Japanese arm of the Korean electronics giant. Called Galaxy X’Mas Hugs, the ad features Hug-chan, a humanoid robot outfitted with a Galaxy Tab for a head, its cold arms ready to give a warm embrace.

Samsung Trademarks Next Smartphone Name: Galaxy Sleek

Samsung Trademarks Next Smartphone Name: Galaxy Sleek
While most of us are still content to be looking forward to the Galaxy Nexus or continuing to use the Galaxy S or S II from Samsung, the company is always looking down the road. Samsung has recently filed a trademark application that seeks to get dibs on the name “Samsung Galaxy Sleek.”

Samsung MV800 Camera Screen Flips Every Which Way

Samsung MV800 Camera Screen Flips Every Which Way
While people have been using their cellphones more and more for snapshots, it’s true that it’s hard to replace all of the capabilities of a dedicated camera with a smartphone. The new Samsung MV800 comes with a few distinguishing features, including a versatile flip screen, which makes it quite handy for taking shots of yourself and others.

Samsung Announces Series 7 Chronos Laptop

Samsung Announces Series 7 Chronos Laptop
Samsung’s latest laptop is the Samsung Series 7 Chronos. No, not Cronos the god of war, you silly geek. (Although that would be an awesome laptop) It comes in your choice of either a 15 inch HD LED display or a 15.6 inch HD LED display, but both have a resolution of 1600 x 900.

Google Chromebooks Fly Free on Virgin America

Google Chromebooks Fly Free on Virgin America
Yes Google Chromebooks are now available, but I bet that you haven’t really given one a try. Starting today, and until September, Google will lend you a Chromebook on select Virgin America routes. You’ll even get free inflight Wi-Fi to go with.

Samsung’s Solar-Powered Netbook NC215S: Kind of Like Superman?

Samsung’s Solar-Powered Netbook NC215S: Kind of Like Superman?
Just like Superman, Samsung’s new NC215S is powered by the Sun. Will it make it the ultimate go to laptop for people on the road? It makes perfect sense to integrate a solar panel into the lid of a laptop, because you can charge it quite easily when you’re not using it.

Android Mascot Easter Egg Found in Samsung Galaxy S II ROM

Android Mascot Easter Egg Found in Samsung Galaxy S II ROM
It’s not uncommon at all to find all sorts of hidden content inside software and other devices today. These are called Easter eggs and the latest strange Easter egg to surface comes from the ROM of a guy’s Samsung Galaxy S II.

Get Your Tots to Flash a Grin with Samsung’s New Camera Animations

Get Your Tots to Flash a Grin with Samsung’s New Camera Animations
It’s not always easy to get kids to flash a smile or pay attention to the camera, especially when you’re all huddled together flashing wacky faces or flaunting formal poses waiting for the flash to go off.

Samsung D9500 75-Inch 3D HDTV Announced: Can a TV Be Too Big?

Samsung D9500 75-Inch 3D HDTV Announced: Can a TV Be Too Big?
The trend in HDTVs is that they are getting bigger and bigger. That makes me wonder how big is too big? Honestly, until I have a TV that’s the size of my wall, there’s still room to grow.

Samsung Laptops Ship With Keylogger: WTF?!? False Alarm!

Samsung Laptops Ship With Keylogger: WTF?!? False Alarm!
It’s one thing when your computer gets infected with malware and viruses, it’s another thing when the manufacturer decides to pre-install a keylogger to monitor what you are doing on your laptop. It’s also illegal. Reports from computer scientist Mohamed Hassan indicate that new Samsung laptops are shipping with a factory-installed keylogger called StarLogger.

Samsung’s Series 9 Laptop Hits the Streets: MacBook Air Alternative?

Samsung’s Series 9 Laptop Hits the Streets: MacBook Air Alternative?
The aluminum- cased Samsung Series 9 has been touted as a serious MacBook Air alternative. Weighing just 2.88 pounds, it’s virtually the same heft as the 13-inch MacBook Air, and at .64″ thick, it’s even slightly thinner.

Fixed Samsung WinPho 7 Update Bug Not So Fixed After All?

Fixed Samsung WinPho 7 Update Bug Not So Fixed After All?
There were a lot of angry Samsung branded Windows Phone 7 users that weren’t able to get the update to the WinPho 7 OS thanks to some sort of error that was bricking the devices last week.

iPad 2 vs. Xoom vs. Samsung Sliding PC vs. Notion Ink Adam Infographic

iPad 2 vs. Xoom vs. Samsung Sliding PC vs. Notion Ink Adam Infographic
The iPad 2 was just announced this week and it’s interesting to see it compared to the other tablets that are currently on the market. GeeksAreSexy compares the iPad 2 to the Motorola Xoom, the Samsung Sliding PC 7, and the Notion Ink Adam.

NVIDIA Tegra 2 Hiding Inside Some Galaxy S II Smartphones

NVIDIA Tegra 2 Hiding Inside Some Galaxy S II Smartphones
The Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone was unveiled a while back, and the thing looks really nice and has solid specifications. Apparently, some of the smartphones will be packing NVIDIA Tegra 2 under the hood and others won’t.

Samsung Central Station Wirelessly Provides Larger Monitor, Extra Ports

Samsung Central Station Wirelessly Provides Larger Monitor, Extra Ports
Not all of the gadgets featured at CES 2011 were exciting. Some of them are “merely” practical, like Samsung’s CA750 Central Station. It’s a dock and monitor in one, providing not only a larger display but a healthy helping of ports and connections as well.

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