Much like the Amazon Fire line, Barnes & Noble used to sell NOOK-branded Android tablets modified with a custom interface specifically for consuming B&N media. But unlike the Amazon Fire line, the NOOK didn’t do so well and was cancelled. Now the NOOK line is back, but with a less proprietary approach this time around.
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Samsung has a big presence at this year’s IFA event in Berlin. It’s currently showing off the brand new Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic smartwatches, but that’s not enough for the company. It now wants you to keep your attention turned to October, when it plans on announcing yet another new thing.
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Like another company that shall not be named, Samsung kept its last iteration of smart wearables locked to its own ecosystem. So while owners of an HTC, Motorola, or LG smartphone may have wanted to use one of Samsung’s non-Android Wear wearables, it simply wasn’t in the cards.
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A week ago, Samsung launched its “Ultimate Test Drive,” a bold attempt to try and win over iPhone owners by letting them try out Samsung’s latest flagships, including the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+, for one month just for one dollar. That’s already a nice deal, but Samsung has decided to go ahead and ... Read More »
Samsung Pay is arguably the most interesting advancement in mobile technology thus far. Since its acquisition of LoopPay, Samsung has integrated the company’s technology into its latest smartphones, which allows them to be compatible with most card readers within the US, no NFC needed. Now the company is beginning beta testing ... Read More »
Last month, Samsung introduced the world to the Galaxy Tab S2, which comes in two different size variants of 9.7 inches and 8 inches. The company stated that both tablets would launch globally in late August and today, it’s fulfilling at least ... Read More »
If it can go wrong, it will.
I specifically remember my Manufacturing Engineering Professor saying this in class one day. It means that if you don’t specifically design how the product can be used and include safeguards for how the product shouldn’t be used, people are going to figure out how to use it wrong. It doesn’t matter ... Read More »
If you haven’t heard, there is a bit of controversy surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 at the moment. Some people have been inserting the S Pen backwards, damaging the internal S Pen detection sensor when trying to remove it again. Some are claiming this is a design flaw, while others think people shouldn’t be ... Read More »
The Samsung Gear S2 has been in the news quite a bit, with Samsung doing quite a bit of teasing. It’s definitely going to be an interesting device, with a rotating bezel to perform some actions and what is most likely Tizen OS running the ... Read More »
While smartphone displays have been steadily increasing in size over the years, tablets have managed to avoid this, thanks in part to already having big-enough screens for most. But, if a new report pans out, Samsung could be looking to give the tablet market its injection of gigantic screens, just like it did with smartphones ... Read More »