Samsung’s Smart Window

Wow.  There’s been a lot of press lately about Samsung being the next Apple which is a pretty bold statement in and of itself but when you take a look at the breadth of products Samsung produces – as well as the high attention to user experience, quality, and design – it might be a little easier to imagine.   Continue reading

Does anyone not have an iPhone?

Does anyone not have an iPhone? || “Apple to ship 86 million iPhones in ’11, researcher says” http://ow.ly/6n1Pg

The real story with this chart is not the impressive sales volume or year-over-year growth of iPhones but rather the triple digit growth projections for Android manufacturers Samsung, HTC, and LG.  Sadly Motorola is not expected to benefit from the “all boats rise with the tide” adage that seems to apply to the other Android handset manufacturers.  I wonder if Google made the right decision in moving to acquire them – they risk alienating the “big three” and pick up a luke-warm hardware business in the process (yes, yes … I know most people say the move was all about the patent portfolio).

Samsung tries again with the smaller tablet form factor

Samsung tries again with the smaller tablet form factor || “Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7: Dual-core chip, new screen” http://ow.ly/6j1EU

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Android and Droid are now one

Android and Droid are now one || “Google to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in cash, its largest deal to date” http://ow.ly/63k2l

While I think it will certainly help the prospects of Motorola Mobility’s Android-based hardware business which has largely lost out to competitors such as Samsung and HTC, the real prize are the more than 17,000 patents focused on mobile technologies that Motorola has in its arsenal.

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Is anyone excited about Chromebooks (yet)?

Samsung Chromebook Series 5

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Is anyone excited about Chromebooks (yet)? – “Chromebook arrives as Netbook checks out” http://ow.ly/5jgQa

The Web-only OS from Google is still not all there

Samsung Chromebook Series 5 Startup

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The Web-only OS from Google is still not all there – “Samsung Chromebook is interesting but incomplete” http://ow.ly/5dk4c

Of all the Android tablets, Samsung’s is the most interesting to me

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Of all the Android tablets, Samsung‘s is the most interesting to me – “Hands-On With Samsung’s Bigger, Faster Galaxy Tabhttp://ow.ly/4TWM6

Sony is shooting for second place in the tablet market

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Sony is shooting for second place in the tablet market – “Sony Unveils Tablet PCs, Joins Samsung in Pursuit of IPad” http://ow.ly/4HbJz