September 29, 2011 | Digital Devices

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The latest re-incarnation of MeeGo, the Linux-based operating system for mobile devices, is being called Tizen. Previous incarnations have included Moblin, which was being promoted by Intel. Then Moblin became Meego, a collaboration between Intel and Nokia. Unfortunately, Nokia went its separate way by committing to making Windows phones after taking a billion dolars from [...]

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September 3, 2011 | Digital Devices

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Samsung Capture: A Smartphone for $100

Here’s a smart choice if you’re looking for an Android smartphone for cheap that still packs a punch: The Samsung Capture is available for $100 on a 2-year contract with Sprint. Highlights: 3.5 inch screen 3.2 MP camera plus 1.3MP front-facing camera Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) 1GHz processor 2GB microSD card (upto 32GB) See

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August 11, 2011 | Apple/Mac

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Prior Art for the iPad: From 1994

So Apple’s suing everyone left and right who’s selling anything that looks remotely like an iPad, including getting an injunction preventing Samsung from selling its Tab in Europe. It’s amazing to me the way Apple thinks they own the very concept of a tablet. So here’s a video from 1994 talking about Knight-Ridder’s tablet-based electronic [...]

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February 28, 2010 | Digital Devices

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Samsung announced that they are going to be producing low-power “green” memory chips based on a 40 nanometer process.

This can save up to 35% in energy cost.

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January 9, 2010 | Future Tech

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Mashable is reporting on a new prototype laptop by Samsung that has a 14-inch screen that you can see through. That’s right. The laptop’s screen is 40% transparent. How cool is this? One of the comments at Engadget, where the laptop was originally reported, said another possible use for the technology would be a kind [...]

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