Samsung's new HMX-E10 minicamcorder captures 1,080p resolution video at 30 frames per second in H.264 format. The camcorder has a 2.7-inch touch screen that splits in half when you hold it vertically; the top half is for framing your video and the bottom half has the controls. With the camcorder, Samsung includes the requisite flip-out USB connector, integrated sharing software, and a built-in Mini-HDMI port.
So far, the camera's specs sound pretty good, especially with its $199.99 price. But Samsung sweetens its package by allowing the f2.2 lens to swivel 270 degrees, similar … Read more
Samsung announced Wednesday the ST80, a 14-megapixel ultracompact digital camera with a 3x optical zoom, a 3-inch touch-screen LCD, and built-in Wi-Fi. The ST80 joins the company's other Wi-Fi-enabled camera, the CL80, on my list of "I'll believes it when I sees it" Wi-Fi-enabled cameras.
The camera comes equipped with an account for mobile hot-spot provider Boingo, for access to more than 120,000 Wi-Fi hot spots around the world. It can also connect to DLNA-supported electronics (Digital Living Network Alliance) for sharing photos and video wirelessly between devices.
We've yet to see a Wi-Fi-enabled … Read more
This week brought us invisibility cloaks, pooping robots, and lots of free phones. We all like free stuff, right?
Rumor alert! T-Mobile might get the iPhone before Verizon.
If free bumpers won't make iPhone complainers feel better, Samsung UK is trying free Galaxy S phones.
Not to be outdone, Microsoft is giving its staff Windows Phone 7s. Windows Phones 7? Window Phones 7s?
Microsoft also prices the neat Kinect Xbox accessory at $149.
Yet more invisibility cloak technology: Will it be the salvation of perverted eighth graders everywhere?
A handful of Samsung Vibrant users are finding that they are less than thrilled with the handset's GPS performance. Some are reporting that the Vibrant takes a long time to lock onto a signal, and others are complaining that the phone incorrectly displays their location.
With so many apps reliant on GPS, it could quickly become a pain point for users. Fortunately, the clever hackers at XDA-developers have found a rather easy solution. The workaround only takes a few minutes to complete and doesn't require a rocket scientist.
Like many smartphones and their respective issues, these could be … Read more
Verizon Wireless and Samsung announced on Friday that the Samsung Haven is available for preorder.
The flip phone features a 2.2-inch display with large, adjustable font, roomy dial pad buttons, and a readout option that can vocalize menu selections. There are dedicated menu buttons to dial 911 and up to three ICE (in case of emergency) contacts.
In addition, the Haven comes with health and well-being features like a form for taking note of medical conditions, a fitness trainer, a reminder app, and songs for the sole purpose of stress relief. Speakerphone, voice commands, voice mail, a photo gallery, … Read more
Editor's note: Samsung has confirmed that it is not offering this promotion in the United States.
Sick of your iPhone 4 already? Then get on Twitter as fast as your fingers can type, because Samsung UK is giving away free Samsung Galaxy S smartphones to people who tweet their complaints about the Jesus phone.
Tweets from the Samsung UK Twitter account indicate that complainers are getting the top-of-the-line Android phone within a day of Samsung reading their complaints about the iPhone 4.
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