In 2015, HBO will offer a standalone service without the need for a cable subscription. Kiss your antiquated premium content delivery service goodbye.
The company's Tizen operating system is viewed as a way for Samsung to distance itself from Google's Android platform.
Samsung is looking to improve its non-Android phones by bringing together its own low-end OS Bada with the successor to MeeGo, Tizen.
Samsung is poised to pump resources into its Bada operating system for mobile phones, including opening its platform to developers and bringing the software to its line of TVs.
Samsung plans to recruit other manufacturers to make Bada phones and tablets by making the simple operating system free.
Samsung has been keeping busy at the IFA consumer electronics in Berlin, with the debut of a new tablet, smartphone, and three new Bada OS handsets.
Samsung's Wave 3, Wave M and Wave Y are a fresh batch of smart phones running the new Bada 2.0 operating system.
The Wave 2 connects to the Web, shoots hi-def video and downloads apps. It's a pretty smart phone, for a phone that isn't a smart phone.
Samsung has unveiled its Samsung Wave 578 Bada smart phone at Mobile World Congress, with NFC the standout feature, along with a typing tech that promises to be twice as fast.
The Samsung Wave 2 goes on sale today in the UK, bringing its 5-megapixel camera, 1GHz processor and 3.7-inch touchscreen.