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Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 12, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 12, 2014

Samsung recently unveiled its newest phablet, the Galaxy Note 4. The biggest improvement over previous versions is the phone’s aluminum frame, which continues trend a started by the Galaxy Alpha. Hopefully, this means we’ll see more of Samsung’s future releases encased in metal, too. The Note 4 also has a removable ...

Report: Samsung’s Gear VR Headset Will Cost $199

Report: Samsung’s Gear VR Headset Will Cost $199

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Gear VR headset will cost $199, a Samsung spokesperson at New York Fashion Week told VentureBeat on Friday. Two days earlier, Samsung unveiled the Gear VR, a virtual reality headset made in partnership with Oculus VR. The device, which uses Samsung’s Note 4 phablet as a screen, was announced ...

Samsung’s ‘Gear VR’ is a Virtual Reality Headset Built Around the Galaxy Note 4

Samsung’s ‘Gear VR’ is a Virtual Reality Headset Built Around the Galaxy Note 4

Facebook's Oculus VR is creating the Rift. Sony's PlayStation is creating Project Morpheus. Google is... well, Cardboard exists. And now Samsung's getting in on the virtual reality action, announcing Gear VR at IFA 2014 today in Berlin, Germany. Gear VR is a virtual reality headset with a removable front cover where ...

Samsung Unveils the Galaxy Note Edge: A Note 4-Like Device With a Curved Screen

Samsung Unveils the Galaxy Note Edge: A Note 4-Like Device With a Curved Screen

It's been over a year and a half since Samsung briefly (and from a distance) showed off the Youm, a prototype of a smartphone with a curved display that wrapped around the right-hand side. While it seemed like a far-off reality at the time, Samsung announced on Wednesday that the Youm's spiritual successor -- aptly named ...

Samsung Unveils the Galaxy Note 4, its Best Phablet Yet

Samsung Unveils the Galaxy Note 4, its Best Phablet Yet

When Samsung launched the very first Galaxy Note at IFA 2011, the device -- a 5.3-inch behemoth that came with a stylus - seemed absurdly large. But the idea was crazy enough to work: It was the beginning of a brand-new phone genre adopted by nearly every handset maker around the world and beloved by millions. Three years ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 19, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 19, 2014

Samsung recently debuted its new flagship phone, the Galaxy Alpha. With no press event and little fanfare, Samsung quietly took the wraps off its newest device, which features a metal case around a 4.7-inch screen, making it just smaller than the Galaxy S5. Its camera and battery fall a little shy of the Galaxy S5, too, ...

Samsung (Very Quietly) Launches its New Flagship Phone, the Galaxy Alpha

Samsung (Very Quietly) Launches its New Flagship Phone, the Galaxy Alpha

This was not the usual Samsung smartphone launch. The Galaxy Alpha, one of two high-end smartphones that Samsung has been teasing this summer, made a quiet debut early Wednesday. Samsung announced the phone in a press release posted on its website. While the Galaxy Alpha had the usual run-up of rumors and speculation ...

Report: Samsung is Prepping the High-End ‘Galaxy Alpha’ to Battle the iPhone 6

Report: Samsung is Prepping the High-End ‘Galaxy Alpha’ to Battle the iPhone 6

Samsung is planning to launch a new, high-end smartphone next month that will be designed to take on the iPhone 6, according to reports out of Korea. Over the weekend, Korean publication ETNews reported that Samsung is working on a device known as the Galaxy Alpha that it plans to launch in August. Samsung wants to get the ...

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S Has the Best Tablet Screen Available Today

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S Has the Best Tablet Screen Available Today

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S is the new market leader when it comes to screen technology, according to research company DisplayMate Technologies. The Korean company's latest slate pushes the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX and Apple iPad Air into second and third place, respectively. The Tab S, which comes in 10.5- and 8.4-inch ...

Samsung Wants to Add Biometric Sensors in All of its Mobile Devices

Samsung Wants to Add Biometric Sensors in All of its Mobile Devices

Samsung is working to use biometric sensors in its mobile security system which the company expects to be available even for low-end smartphone models, an executive said Monday.“We’re looking at  various types of biometric [mechanisms] and one of things that everybody is looking at is iris detection,”  Samsung’s ...