Samsung Restore phone continues green leadership with Sprint

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Just because you want to have the latest in gadgetry doesn’t mean that Mother Nature has to take a backseat. Sprint and Samsung are both dedicated to green leadership. In celebration of Earth Day, the two firms are announcing the Samsung Restore cell phone.

This is the second “green” device resulting in this environmentally-friendly partnership. Available this summer for $49.99 with a two-year contract and $50 mail-in rebate, the Samsung Restore follows up on the Samsung Reclaim, a device made from 80 percent recyclable materials.

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Verizon Wireless snaps back with Samsung u820 Reality

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You’ve got to love some of the names that they come up with for these Samsung phones. From the Eternity to the Gravity, they all sound like they should be larger than life. Snapping us back down to the Earth is the aptly named Samsung Reality u820.

The Samsung u820 Reality isn’t a smartphone, but it could be called a feature phone or a quick messaging phone. Bound for the shelves of Verizon Wireless, the reality has a big three-inch display and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

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Samsung Spinpoint 2.5-inch notebook drive reaches 640GB, at 7200RPM too

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Want a bigger hard drive for your laptop, but you don’t want to sacrifice anything in performance? It seems that Samsung is pushing the envelope just a little further with the newly revealed Spinpoint MP4. This 2.5-inch hard drive sounds pretty sweet. For starters, it doesn’t stick to the conventional 5400rpm speed that you normally find in 2.5-inch notebook drives. Instead, it gives you 7200rpm of speed, putting it in line with the 3.5-inchers on the market. That means you’ll get at your data faster and more efficiently.

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Samsung smartphones with proprietary OS could be a Bada idea

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As if there weren’t enough smartphone platforms already on the market, Samsung wants to move ahead with its new Bada operating system. We’ve already seen one or two phones with this platform, but now the Korean mega-giant is coming forward with several more bada phones.

Based on a presentation slide show, only one of them has a name right now. We had heard about the Samsung Wave with bada OS previously, but now it looks like it’s getting joined by four more Samsung smartphones. A couple of them have slide-out keyboards, whereas the other two appear to be touchscreen-only devices.

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Samsung expands Corby line to include brightly-colored netbooks too

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We already know about some of those Samsung Corby phones that pop up at local retailers, but it looks like the Korean manufacturer wants to expand that brand in to the realm of netbooks too. Recently unveiled are the new Samsung Corby netbooks and oh boy are they vivid.

If you’re thinking that these netbooks look a little too familiar, you’d be right. That’s because the Samsung Corby netbook is really just a rebadged version of the Samsung N150 netbook that we saw a couple of months ago.

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Samsung’s Galaxy S Android smartphone launched: plays HD 720p

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It looks like the news is coming out fast and furious from CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas. Contending to be one of the hottest new smartphones to hit the limelight – the Samsung Galaxy S is a “super” updated version of the Samsung Galaxy that has already been floating around the market. Samsung is pretty proud of this little phone, especially since there isn’t much that is small about it. For starters, you get a large four-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display, which will rock for web and video since the DivX certification its garnered for HD video playback at 720p resolution.

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Telegent mobile TV accompanies Samsung Star TV cell phone

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I guess you could say that I’m lucky to work from home. The television is never too far away, so I can always hop over to catch a program or two during my self-imposed breaks. That said, it would still be nice to watch TV while on the go and it seems that Telegent has us covered on that front.

Today, Telegent Systems announced that its analog mobile TV receiver will be shipping with the Samsung Star TV S5233T handset.

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Rogers slides out Samsung Corby Pro for $70, does multitasking

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Based on the number of messaging phones that continue to flood the market, there are plenty of people out there who appreciate the inclusion of a hardware QWERTY keyboard, but can’t be bothered with the complexity and price of a true smartphone. Continuing with this trend is the Samsung Corby Pro.

If you didn’t know any better, you’d swear that the new Samsung Corby Pro is a smartphone. But it’s not. It’s just a phone with a touchscreen display and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. What makes it “pro” is still unknown, but it could be the multitasking aspect, call it a slap in the face to Apple but a $70 phone allowing you to run multiple applications has gotta tell you something. If the iPhone 4G does not support multitasking, many iPhone owners may switch to the Corby Pro.. er not.

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Samsung R1 and R0 portable media players launched

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If you’re looking for yet another option to take your music with you on the road, Samsung has you covered with two new offerings. The Korean juggernaut has just announced the new Samsung R1 and R0 portable media players.

For the Samsung R1, you get a form factor that is smaller than a credit card to go along with the 2.4-inch TFT LCD touchscreen. The drag and drop feature allows you to shift those files around with a swipe of a finger.

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Samsung eReader with text-to-speech technology unveiled

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Samsung Electronics of America today unveiled their eReader tablet computer for the US market. With a name far less revolutionary than others, Samsung’s eReader should still give the Kindle a run for its money.

The compact portable Samsung eReader sports a 6-inch e-Ink display capable of 600×800 resolution with 8-gray scale shades. This is a more traditional eBook screen primarly to be used for newspapers, paper back novels, and simple image viewing, unlike Apple’s iPad offering more colorful, rich-media interaction for the end user.

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Samsung N210 Netbook and R780 Notebooks now on Best Buy shelves

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Best Buy has always provided a large variety of specialty electronics – computers, software, games, Blu-ray discs, mobile phones, digital cameras etcetera. They are now offering Samsung Electronics Americas brand new line of multimedia powerhouse R80 series notebooks and the polished pearl white Samsung N210 netbook.

These notebooks are beautifully crafted with aesthetics like the ravishing crystal wave design that is mouth watering to any window shopper on the prowl for a multimedia notebook.

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iPhone 2010 to have Samsung Super AMOLED, forward facing camera?

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Samsung at the Mobile World Congress this week showed for the first time their Super active-matrix organic light-emitting diode display (Super AMOLED). The display is five times clearer and offers 20% visibility outdoors in the sun, but does it offer enough power savings for the iPhone 4G?

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CES EXCLUSIVE: Samsung ebook reader for Google Books

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The trend may have started with “just” the Amazon Kindle, but the push toward ebook readers has certainly been thrust into the forefront in recent months. Not to be outdone, Samsung has decided to enter this realm too, but the newly announced Samsung E6 and E101 readers come with quite the powerful backing. Whereas the […]

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REVIEW – Samsung HMX-H106 SSD HD Camcorder

REVIEW - Samsung HMX-106 SSD HD Camcorder

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a high-definition video has got to be worth millions. There are some pocket camcorders out there that are capable of recording HD video, but very few can truly measure up to their more expensive counterparts. One of the most powerful (and correspondingly expensive) consumer-level HD camcorders […]

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