Smartphone screens are going to start rivaling laptops and tablets real soon. A leaked Samsung roadmap shows the Korean electronic giant is working on two smartphones with resolutions that start at 1280x720 — that's nearly as sharp as a 13-inch MacBook Pro's screen.
Win one for Apple. After suing Samsung for copying its iPad and iPhone designs with similar competitors, a German court's been granted an injunction to block all sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the European Union. Yowza!
When this was first reported, a lot of blogs (look here and here) — DVICE included — picked up on this story with the same slant. That is to say, harp on Samsung for stating the obvious, and then leave it at that. Turns out, when you actually read the company's report, things get a lot more interesting. -Ed
We've seen plenty of solar powered laptops and netbooks over the years, but they've all been either some sort of concept, or available only in other countries. Now Samsung will start selling one right here in the U.S.
Lately, there's been a lot of talk about tablets and smartphones doubling up as gaming consoles when linked to an HDTV. Mobile game publisher Gameloft has a better idea: cut out the middle hardware and put the video games straight on Smart TVs.
Apple made a big stink about its 326 pixel-per-inch 'retina display' when they introduced the iPhone 4, so it was a little disappointing when the much larger iPad display arrived with only a few additional pixels. Now Samsung looks to steal some of the Apple's thunder, with a stunning 300-ppi 10.1-inch tablet display.
Amazon's Kindle is a great e-reader, but it's not a tablet. But they may have their sights set on competing head-on with Apple's iPad, and they're getting Samsung to help.
Trouble in tablet-land! Apple has sued Samsung for intellectual property violations for its Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab and other touchscreen products. Awkward!
Is that 1.2GHz dual-core HTC Sensation just not powerful enough for ya? Samsung agrees. The world's largest consumer electronics company will reportedly drop a smartphone with a mighty 2GHz dual-core next year.
Over the last couple of years we've had glimpses of transparent displays, but they were always presented next to little white cards with the word "concept" stamped on. Well, Samsung just made transparent displays a little more real by announcing that mass production for them has already begun.