Note to Samsung: Please stick to the basics

New "designer" phone looks like grandma's wallpaper.


It's been awhile since we've seen a phone with a particularly garish design, though maybe that's just because we were trying to preserve the one eye we haven't poked out after viewing the others. But all good things must come to an end, as evidenced by the release of Samsung's new phone for Orange Spain designed by Vittorio & & Lucchino, a maroon number that bears a distinct resemblance to Grandma's kitchen drawer liners.

The people at Samsung should really be booked for an episode of What Not to Wear because things have a way of going horribly awry whenever it tries to create a new look for its products. At least this time they resisted the temptation to add Swarovski crystals for once. There goes the other eye.>

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Details about Apple's 'spaceship' campus from the drone pilot who flies over it

MyithZ has one of the most popular aerial photography channels on YouTube. With the exception of revealing his identity, he is an open book as he shares with CNET's Brian Tong the drone hardware he uses to capture flyover shots of the construction of Apple's new campus, which looks remarkably like an alien craft.

by Brian Tong