Tag Archives: samsung

Galaxy S6 and Edge: here’s what they look like

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge are likely on their way to the United States soon. But before we get there, we've got some conceptualized visions to look at. The following bit is a rendered piece of work by artists Ivo Maric and Jermaine Smit, and it'll give you an approximation of what the Samsung Galaxy S6 … Continue reading

Read More »

Apple Finally Banned Bonded Servitude, So What About Its Rivals?

Apple recently, finally banned bonded servitude in its supply factories, which means those factories can't mistreat workers by withholding paychecks and passports until they pay off the cost it took to hire them. Bonded servitude—forcing laborers to work for free—is a human rights violation. It was about damn time.

Read More »

So, About Those Supposedly Encrypted Samsung SmartTV Voice Commands…

Remember, oh, about a week ago when Samsung had to clarify that its new SmartTVs aren't actually ambiently listening to every word you say? That's all well and good—but it sounds like what those TVs do hear is being transmitted without any encryption whatsoever. Whoops

Read More »

Samsung Wants To Replace Your Credit Cards With These Clever Magnets

Your next Samsung Galaxy smartphone could have a neat trick up its sleeves. Just place your phone next to any ol' credit card reader, and press a button to pay. That's because Samsung just announced that it's buying LoopPay —a company that figured out how to trick magnetic stripe readers to accept your money wirelessly.

Read More »

LG to take on 64-bit Samsung Exynos, Qualcomm Snapdragon

There is very little doubt that 2015 will see the shift to 64-bit architecture on mobile processors, especially with Qualcomm making available such chips that straddle all device tiers. Major mobile chip makers are already making the transition, but there seems to be one very small and new player who wants to catch up.

Read More »

Samsung’s SmartTV Privacy Policy Raises Accusations of Digital Spying

It all started with a small, tucked away sentence in Samsung's SmartTV security policy. The head-scratching string of words was pointed out by a Redditor on Thursday and has since sent websites and experts in debate over smart TV privacy, with opinions ranging from "so what" to quoted text from 1984. Read more...

Read More »

Samsung’s NX500 Is Its Most Powerful Camera Shrunk Into a Small Body

We recently reviewed the burly Samsung NX1 , a rather advanced mirrorless camera that looks like a DSLR. Well, now you can have the same guts in a camera that fits in a jacket pocket! Read more...

Read More »

A Galaxy S6 With (Almost) Stock Android Sounds Like a Dream Come True

There are some pretty unsubstantiated and vague rumors that Samsung's new Galaxy S6 won't just have a new Note-inspired hardware design; it'll also have less ugly TouchWiz skinning than ever . Who knows if this is true! It's probably not. But man, it still sounds fantastic

Read More »

Opening Day CES 2015 Sneak Peek with Mario Armstrong

Mario Armstrong, digital lifestyle expert

The latest technologies were unveiled when the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) opened in Las Vegas on Tuesday, January 6. Mario Armstrong, Digital Lifestyle expert, gives a glimpse into this year’s line-up of electronics, gizmos and gadgets. The first CES took place in New York City in June of 1967. Since then, thousands of products have been announced at …

Read More »