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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 ...

Samsung Will Soon Open its Smart Home Platform to Third Parties

Samsung Will Soon Open its Smart Home Platform to Third Parties

Samsung is plotting an expansion to its Smart Home platform, opening up the service to make it work with third-party technology. Ahead of IFA 2014, a major tech trade show that kicks off this week in Berlin, the South Korean smartphone-maker says you'll be able to activate air conditioners, robot vacuum cleaners and smart ...

Samsung’s ‘Gear Circle’ Combines Headphones With Text Alerts

Samsung’s ‘Gear Circle’ Combines Headphones With Text Alerts

Alongside the Gear S smartwatch, Samsung recently announced the Gear Circle, a pair of wireless earphones that can pair with your smartphone and vibrate to alert you to calls and notifications. Samsung says Gear Circle users can also use the wearable device's Bluetooth connection to listen to music on their smartphone, or ...

Apple Denied Samsung Sales Injunction Yet Again

Apple Denied Samsung Sales Injunction Yet Again

US Federal Judge Lucy Koh shot down a request from Apple to grant a permanent injunction blocking the sale of some Android-based Samsung mobile devices over pantent infringement claims. The motion was part of Apple's second patent infringement case with Samsung, and Judge Koh said the iPhone and iPad maker didn't show that ...

Samsung and LG Launch New Watches While Apple Waits

Samsung and LG Launch New Watches While Apple Waits

South Korean tech firms LG and Samsung have announced more smartwatches, ahead of a widely anticipated entry to the sector from Apple. The devices, from LG and Samsung, suggest renewed attempts to create a smartwatch that is perhaps more fashionable than previous efforts. Samsung's Gear S features a curved screen, while ...

Samsung Unveils its first Nook Tablet: the $179 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Samsung Unveils its first Nook Tablet: the $179 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Samsung is becoming Barnes & Noble's first partner to create a Nook-branded tablet today with the unveiling and release of the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. The name is a mouthful, but it basically means that the tablet is a rebranded version of Samsung's existing Galaxy Tab 4 tablet — part of its low-end line — that's now ...