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The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is finally official, and with that comes tailor-made features for its curved design. One of those is Apps Edge, which lets users create up to five shortcuts for frequently used apps, offering quick access to them directly from the edge of the screen. It's worth noting that a Sa...

August 13th 2015 at 11:31am 0 Comments
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A new breed of live video apps like Meerkat and Periscope means just about anyone can become a streaming star overnight, but what about poor little YouTube? Well, it's sure got an ally in Samsung: The new Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ can both broadcast live video to Google's cat-video-sharing platfo...

August 13th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Samsung is gearing up to show us... well, we don't know exactly what yet. However, if rumors and leaks hold true, there could be announcements for at least two new smartphones: the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+. If anything, Samsung's invite to today's Unpacked event hints at something big and...

August 13th 2015 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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Samsung's pre-announcement clues are sometimes cryptic at best, but it's not being especially subtle this time around. Hours after Tinhte first revealed that something was up, Samsung has posted a "what's next" teaser for a March 1st Galaxy Unpacked event in Barcelona whose centerpiece is the shad...

February 2nd 2015 at 8:01pm 0 Comments
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At IFA 2014 Unpacked, Samsung has announced that it's partnering with venerable pen maker Montblanc on two custom styluses for its new Galaxy Note 4. The "Pix" and the "e-StarWalker" are done in the pen maker's classic, chunky style for any Note smartphone or tablet user. Montblanc calls it a "dig...

September 3rd 2014 at 10:07am 0 Comments
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Samsung may have already announced a smartwatch that can make phone calls (and also one covered in Swarovski crystals), but that doesn't mean it's showing up to IFA empty-handed. The company is holding its annual "Unpacked" press event today, where it'll almost certainly unveil a new Galaxy Note p...

September 3rd 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In the heyday of Palm organizers, when even the speeds of 3G data seemed like a distant fantasy, a debate raged as to whether the future of pocket devices could belong to one or two devices. Those who favored two de...

March 23rd 2014 at 3:33pm 0 Comments
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Want to know how big a player Samsung is in the smartphone market? The company now says that it's sold over 200 million Galaxy S phones since the line first went on the market in 2010. For reference, the Korean tech giant had notched up sales of 100 million Galaxy S devices as of slightly more tha...

February 24th 2014 at 2:29pm 0 Comments