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Posted on Oct 7 2016 - 12:38pm by Hansoo
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Samsung finally revealed it’s 3rd Gear S series smartwatch at the IFA consumer technology tradeshow in Berlin, Germany last month. The viewers got to know that the next-generation wearable comes in two new styles, dubbed Frontier and Classic. Frontier is designed to act as both a sport-focused watch and leisure smartwatch. Meanwhile, the Classic “pays homage to the minimalist, elegant style found in the most iconic timepieces,” Samsung says. Twisting the bezel around the 1.3 inch circular AMOLED display will zoom, scroll...

The Samsung Galaxy NX marries the outstanding photographical prowess of the Samsung NX camera line with the connectivity and organizational power of the Galaxy S4. While this isn’t Samsung’s first attempt at fusing these two concepts, it definitely is their most refined—if not expensive—creation. Hardware First impressions with the Galaxy NX are very positive...

Many claimed the Galaxy Note was too big or novel to garner any kind of following, but here we are today, 3 years later and with one of the most popular Android devices on the market. Aside from being a rather large phone, the Galaxy Note sets itself apart with the integration of a Wacom digitizer and stylus, allowing pressure sensitive drawing input. Although it...

Posted on Jan 31 2014 - 6:54pm by Brian
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Have you ever looked at a mosaic and pondered how much work and artistry is required to create one? Well thanks to the miracles of modern science and some clever app developers, you can create mesmerizing photo mosaics with your smartphones. The developers of our favorite photography app CameraAce have been hard at work creating their latest wrinkle to the world...

Interacting with the Galaxy Gear via voice is convenient, but not always appropriate. To prevent having any awkward moments trying to talk into your wrist, why not just type on it? That’s right, Fleksy has gotten around to getting their keyboard on to the miniature display of the gear: Although Samsung never included a native keyboard, the Galaxy Gear being...

We’re always impressed with Samsung’s continuous improvements of device CPUs, displays and designs, but one area that has seen stagnation across all device manufacturers is device batteries. Attempts to improve the user’s battery experience have ranged from wireless charging, to extra large internal batteries. Samsung has gone the latter route with...

The Galaxy Gear is Samsung’s foray into the nascent smartwatch industry. With next to no competition from other big OEMs, Samsung charges ahead of Apple looming disruptive device with a wrist mounted smart device of their own. Today we’d like to take a look at some of the preliminary pros and cons of this device, and briefly discuss what it is and is not. Comparisons...

I’ve cracked the display of more phones than I’m willing to admit, which is why when I found out that there were glass screen protectors, I was quite excited. I’m quite persnickety about the feel of my smartphone’s display, that is to say that a cheap plastic screen protector is not going to cut it, especially for my Galaxy Note II. The first...

The Samsung Galaxy S4 was constructed with the goal of being fully integrated into our digital lives. A large part of most of our lives is media [read: video] consumption and Samsung’s WatchON application paired with the GS4’s built in IR blaster The combination of WatchON and the IR blaster is Samsung’s attempt at transforming the Galaxy S4 into...

Water resistance phones usually look like rubber bricks and weight as much. Samsung decided to change that stereotype when they released the Galaxy S4 Active. The ruggedized version of the Galaxy S4 packs all the power of the Galaxy S4 (sans 13MP camera) into a frame that is just marginally larger but provides the ability to completely submerge the device without...