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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall Information

The problematic phablet has officially been axed After a tumultuous few months that included countless news stories, multiple product advisories and an offer to replace units they suspected of being problematic, Samsung has officially discontinued the beleaguered Galaxy Note 7 over concerns about the devices overheating and exploding. No new Note 7s will be produced, and all existing units will be recalled.…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Now Available for Pre-order

Pre-orders are now open for the latest entry into the world of high-end phablets, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Building on the success of previous Galaxy Note models, the new Note 7 brings some new features to the table and sees improvements to other existing tech. Visually, the most noticeable difference is the inclusion of the curved glass panel made famous by the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones. In fact, the new…

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Samsung Announces Phone with Built-In Projector

Titled the Samsung Galaxy beam, Samsung is releasing a phone with a built-in projector that displays movies and presentations.  The phone has a dual-core 1Ghz CPU, 8GB of memory, 768MB of RAM, a 4-inch screen running an 800×480 screen, a 5MP camera and sadly, Android Gingerbread. The phone breaks free of the mundane courtesy of its built-in projector located on the top of the device, which apparently projects a 50-inch image onto…

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Abt @ CES 2012: Samsung Galaxy Note

Going against the grain and not listening to security, Abt representative Chad Taylor sneaked a quick pick of the guarded Samsung Galaxy Note after being told to “hit the road”. The Samsung Galaxy Note runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), has a 720p Super AMOLED screen, runs on a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and has an 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. It will also be an AT&T exclusive and run on the wireless carrier’s brand new 4G…

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Abt @ CES 2012: Ultrabooks, Computers, Tablet docks, Robots & Bears, Oh My!

Samsung continued their CES exhibit with some nifty new gadgets. The first was their super-slim Ultrabook. At just over half an inch thick, this laptop is super powered in the smallest of packages. Next is the new series of the Samsung Chrome. Samsung is revamping its first-gen Series 5 with a new model. Starting with the Chromebook, it trades its slick cover for something of a 12.1 inch matte finish, with more…

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Samsung Galaxy in Memphis Conclusion

I was never interested in a tablet when they first arrived. It seemed like another gadget that was going to become available only to the wealthy.  Maybe something you would find at a local Sharper Image. As time went on, competition grew between manufacturers and the prices of these portable devices began to slowly decline. Different features were added and so the competition grew fiercer.  And that still continues to this day.…

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Samsung Galaxy in Memphis cont…

Before we hit the streets of Memphis, I made sure to do an inventory of where to go, and what to do down there.  The Hotel’s Wi-Fi connected to the tablet just as easily as it did on the bus, but this time the Wi-Fi worked great. I took advantage of the Yelp application and made some decisions on where to go and where to eat. Being that GQ and I are…

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Samsung Galaxy in Memphis

Trying furiously to shake out my legs and kick the creaks out from my back, the 9 ½ hour bus ride from Chicago to Memphis wasn’t as bad as I thought.  Sleeping intermittently and finding something to keep myself busy was a fair balance. The Samsung Galaxy was brought out of its box before I headed out and first impressions were made on the ride in. Initial Encounter: The convenience over a…

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