Posts Tagged ‘samsung’

Samsung Galaxy S7 — The Best Android Phone Right Now

Want the best Android phone in the world right now.  Look no further than the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Read on for my review.

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Samsung Gear S2 Watch — One to Watch

 

It seems that everyone and his uncle is coming out with a high-tech watch. It is still questionable whether or not wearables like high-tech watches will really take off, but the Samsung Gear S2 make a good stab at being really useful.

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Galaxy Note II

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For some, big is truly beautiful. This is a unique phone because its 5.5” screen it is almost as big as a tablet. It felt a little awkward the first time I used it for a call. Yet, I quickly became used to it and I grew to love many of it’s unique features.

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Review

 I wanted to love this phone, but had a lot of disappointments when using it. There were things that I loved, things that I didn’t, and most of all, one thing that was a deal-breaker for me.

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Tablet PC Choices

The move to tablet computing and e-readers is coming quickly. The extreme popularity of the Apple iPad, which is both a tablet and an e-reader, has assured that this trend will continue. At CES 2011 there were no less than 80 tablets on display. Everyone is trying to best the iPad and to find the right price point. Many major manufacturers like Dell, HP, Samsung, Blackberry, Motorola, and Lenovo have jumped on the tablet bandwagon as have many small manufacturers who are looking to make a big splash. There are a variety of operating systems powering these devices, and they come in many different sizes and with many different features.

The Apple iPad, of course, works with the Apple operating system, iOS, which is made for mobile devices. Blackberry has a tablet called the PlayBook which uses their own new tablet OS. The Samsung Galaxy Tab runs on Android 2.2 and the new Motorola Zoom will run on Android 3.0, the new Android tablet operating system. Most of these tablets rely on small Apps rather than the full blown programs like those that run on a computer. Each of these operating systems has its own proprietary App store associated with it.

Most of these tablets will allow you to do email, browse the Web, read books, watch videos and TV shows, and display pictures. Some will also let you do GPS navigation and video conferencing.  So the hardware and basic software in a tablet will certainly be important, but the variety and quality of Apps in the OS’s App store may be even more important.  It is the Apps that will let you play games and perform all sorts of important functions. Right now, Apple has the most Apps, but Android is quickly catching up.

If you are interested in purchasing a tablet PC, 2011 is sure to bring a lot of choices. However, the decision of which to buy will remain difficult for at least the next two years. It is estimated that of the 80 or so new tablets that were shown at CES 2011, only 30% of them will be left after two years.


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