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Samsung Mobile Phones – Symbol of Innovativeness

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The whole wireless communication strategy has changed with the invention of mobile phones. They have brought tremendous change in the communication behavior. Several mobile companies are competitive to offer best to the customers. Samsung is the remarkable name in the industry. This company has become a brand in itself and is offering techno-savvy gadgets at cost-effective prices. Today, it has earned a distinct place by introducing slider phones. With innovative features, they are stylish devices. In its portfolio, it has a lot of devices ranging from D-Series to E-Series, and X-series to U-Series phones. The G-Series Samsung mobile phones are the latest offers by the company. These new generation models promises quality and excellence. With style and fashion, they are equipped with advanced technologies. The newest G series models are the examples of quality and excellence. They are the latest buzz in the mobile industry.

This third largest manufacturer has presented several gadgets with unique characteristics. They are more focused on making slider phones. With fashion and sophistication, they are designed to meet the specific needs of customers. Similar to other renamed brands, the company offers tech-rich devices that act as communication and infotainment gadgets. Customers can get everything from music player to digital camera and internet to FM radio in the handset. The company is offering mobile in varied price range. Its long list of innovative design includes candy, flip up, clamshell, curvaceous, slider and swivel.

The Samsung G600 and Samsung G800 are the emblem of innovativeness. They are loaded with advanced features. The G600 is a slider device. It has 5 mega pixel camera which ensures high quality photos and videos. With features like auto focus, flash and other user-friendly camera mode and photo settings, it provides a complete entertainment package. For the music lovers, it has brilliant music player with excellent sound quality. There are several other features like embedded Java games, Bluetooth, EDGE, USB, FM radio and GPRS etc. Another model G800 can be compared to a mini-computer. Equipped with 3G technology, it supports tri-band technology. You can enjoy a faster internet connection with the RSS feed. There are some more unique functions such as TV output, digital camera, mobile printing, massive internal storage and lots more. The Samsung U700 has 3 mega pixel camera, video recording, 20 MB internal memory and music player.

The Increasing Popularity of Mobile Phones

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Over the years, telecommunications technology has evolved and enriched our lives. The invention of the mobiles has been a blessing for us in more ways than one. We have been using mobile phones for communicating effectively with our friends and family, for quite some time now. We have also been downloading Java games and video clips to our mobile phones. Some of us are using the latest handsets to browse the Internet. The present scenario is such that a multiple of innovative mobile phones from Motorola, LG, Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson are available that come with a number of user-friendly features and advanced capabilities. Nokia mobile phones or Motorola mobile phones doubling up as mega-pixel cameras and mp3 players or having capabilities for video conferencing and video telephony are not that uncommon any more!

Most of us have become dependent on our handsets and can not imagine our lives devoid these sophisticated gadgets. Mobile phones have become a part of every aspect of modern life. Busy lifestyles, hectic work schedules, rising work pressures, little time for entertainment and the need to stay connected with our loved ones 24 hours a day and seven days a week have been responsible for this increase in the importance of mobile phones. When we go somewhere, chances are that we may forget to carry our wallets; we could even forget our car keys but it would seldom happen that we forget our mobile phones when we venture out of our homes.

Several online mobile phone shops have come up to cater to this increasing demand for the best mobile phone handsets and the most reliable and cost-effective services in the use of the same. Leading network operators, online mobile phone shops and established handset manufacturers such as Nokia and Samsung are doing their best to satisfy the evolving needs of phone users. Attractive contract mobile phone deals are being revised on the latest models of mobile phone handsets and customers have little more that they could ask for! The can now get to own and use the latest mobile phones at industry leading prices. They can select from various models of LG mobile phones, Motorola mobile phones, Samsung mobile phones, Sony Ericsson mobile phones and Nokia mobile phones.

However, it is necessary that the innovative technology, evident in the latest handsets should not be put to uses that are sometimes harmful to certain sections of society. For instance, camera mobile phones should not be used to take photos of unsuspecting people. The privacy of a particular individual should be respected. The use of the latest mobile phones in a responsible manner would go a long way in further enhancing the popularity of these highly sophisticated gadgets.

Gadget Ogling: Amazon on Fire, Virtual Reality, True Nature and Energy Relief

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Happy Sunday from Software Expand! In this week’s edition of Feedback Loop, we talk about the future of Windows Phone, whether it makes sense to build media centers discuss the preferences for metal vs. plastic on smartphones. All that and more past the break the proof of concept.

Just because you can do something, should you? Samsung thinks so. Its second experimentally screened phone taps into its hardware R&D and production clout to offer something not many other companies can make.

WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM WINDOWS PHONE?

The same high-resolution (2,560 – 1,600) screen — we’re certain a mere 1080p “Plus” curved display.

And so, following the Galaxy Round, here’s the Galaxy Edge. If you take the basic shape and concept, it’s the spitting image of the curved-screen Youm prototype spied at CES a little less than two years ago.

Now, though, it’s a for-real smartphone you can buy. I’ve been testing it out in Japan, where it launched instead of the Note 4, although both the Note 4 and the Note Edge will eventually be available in the US. Fortunately.

Galaxy Note Edge is how much it resembles the Note 4

The ability to shrink the likes of Chrome and Google Maps to a popup window and layer it on top of other apps is also useful; I’d love to see something similar on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Despite the unusual, curved screen, it still packs all of the good things that made the Note 4 such a strong choice. But bragging rights aside, is there enough of an argument for a curved screen? Should you just get the Note 4 anyway?

METAL VS. PLASTIC PHONE BODIES?

Galaxy Note 4 because the setup is identical here. Yes running on Android 4.4 KitKat.

The exploration of space stands as one of humanity’s greatest achievements. While history has hailed the men and women who reached the cosmos, and those who helped them get there, much of the infrastructure that sent them skyward lies forgotten and dilapidated.

Galaxy Note 4 running Android 4.4 KitKat.

And how does Apple’s biggest phone compare to the Note Edge? Well, both remain unwieldy to grip, and the Note Edge is wider. However, the edged screen nuzzles into my hand better and those software tweaks mentioned above give it the advantage. However, just like the stylus, there’s a while before you get the knack of all the little provisions Samsung’s made to ease users into this screen size.

Roland Miller has spent nearly half his life chronicling these landmarks before they are lost forever long been obsessed with space as a child, he dreamed of being an astronaut.

HARDWARE

Its curves are subjective and divisive; my friends and colleagues have offered up reactions ranging from outright bemusement to adoration. The screen looks great, with the punchy contrast and sharpness that’s been a Samsung flagship mainstay for years. We’ll get back to that edge, but it’s the headline part of a 5.6-inch Quad-HD+ display.

This means a little chunk of extra screen makes the phone just less than 4mm wider, and around 2mm shorter, than the Note 4.

ONE-HANDED USE

Both come with software tricks like shrinkable keyboards as well as a new, tiny floating menu that can be stuck to the outer edge of the screen. This duplicates the capacitive button row, which could be a solution of sorts for lefties.

I can even make this secondary menu transparent, allowing me to maintain all that screen space. The ability to shrink the likes of Chrome and Google Maps to a popup window and layer it on top of other apps is also useful I’d love to see something similar on the iPhone 6 Plus.

SOFTWARE

If you’re looking to learn more about the stylus’ uses, I’d advise a quick read of Brad’s Galaxy Note 4 review, because the setup is identical here. Yes, there are TouchWiz bits running on Android 4.4 KitKat, but Samsung continues to clear away unnecessary bloat and options.

It’s still a work in progress, though, and I feel the settings menus are particularly obtuse compared to other Android phones — and especially iOS. It takes some getting used to.

The Galaxy Note Edge grabs your attention. Its curves are subjective and divisive; my friends and colleagues have offered up reactions ranging from outright bemusement to adoration.

But let’s focus on what’s different here: that edge. There are two display modes you can flit between: a slender, unassuming bar that can display a customized message and a more substantial column that attempts to offer extra functionality, notifications or context-dependent menus for certain apps, like the camera.

The front-facing camera is also a top-end sensor compared to the competition, 3.7 megapixels with an f/1.9 lens.

While I’m not a huge selfie taker, you’ll have to ask our Senior Selfie Editor, but I do take a whole lot of photos with my smartphone, so I was interested to see how Samsung’s newest smartphone camera handled.

The same high-resolution 2,560 – 1,600 screen we’re certain 1080p “Plus” curved display.

When it’s expanded, the UI is a basic row of icons, which you can navigate with a little swipe. This may look a little unusual, but swishing through the various mini-screens is immensely satisfying.

And how does Apple’s biggest phone compare to the Note Edge? Well, both remain unwieldy to grip, and the Note Edge is wider. However, the edged screen nuzzles into my hand better and those software tweaks mentioned above give it the advantage.

However, just like the stylus, there’s a while before you get the knack of all the little provisions Samsung’s made to ease users into this screen size.

The screen is marginally smaller than the Note 4, despite the cranked-up pixel count. Like the Note 4, text pops a little more, and pictures you take with the 16MP camera are obviously better replicated on the Note Edge’s screen.

All told, it’s an excellent camera. The image stabilizing works well on all the neon lights that pepper Tokyo, while even people were neatly captured. There’s some noise, but it compares favorably against older Galaxy phones. Daylight meant effortless captures and some really nice shots, if I say so myself.

Focus was swift, and auto white balance seemed to gauge scenes perfectly. If you have a proclivity for HDR, rest assured the Edge does an excellent job there.

The shades are still a little overdone, but you can choose from a few custom color palettes if you’re not a fan of high-contrast menus and photos.

Marriott Plays With Sensory-Rich Virtual Reality Getaways

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Happy Sunday from Software Expand! In this week’s edition of Feedback Loop, we talk about the future of Windows Phone, whether it makes sense to build media centers discuss the preferences for metal vs. plastic on smartphones. All that and more past the break the proof of concept.

Just because you can do something, should you? Samsung thinks so. Its second experimentally screened phone taps into its hardware R&D and production clout to offer something not many other companies can make.

WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM WINDOWS PHONE?

The same high-resolution (2,560 – 1,600) screen — we’re certain a mere 1080p “Plus” curved display.

And so, following the Galaxy Round, here’s the Galaxy Edge. If you take the basic shape and concept, it’s the spitting image of the curved-screen Youm prototype spied at CES a little less than two years ago.

Now, though, it’s a for-real smartphone you can buy. I’ve been testing it out in Japan, where it launched instead of the Note 4, although both the Note 4 and the Note Edge will eventually be available in the US. Fortunately.

Galaxy Note Edge is how much it resembles the Note 4

The ability to shrink the likes of Chrome and Google Maps to a popup window and layer it on top of other apps is also useful; I’d love to see something similar on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Despite the unusual, curved screen, it still packs all of the good things that made the Note 4 such a strong choice. But bragging rights aside, is there enough of an argument for a curved screen? Should you just get the Note 4 anyway?

METAL VS. PLASTIC PHONE BODIES?

Galaxy Note 4 because the setup is identical here. Yes running on Android 4.4 KitKat.

The exploration of space stands as one of humanity’s greatest achievements. While history has hailed the men and women who reached the cosmos, and those who helped them get there, much of the infrastructure that sent them skyward lies forgotten and dilapidated.

Galaxy Note 4 running Android 4.4 KitKat.

And how does Apple’s biggest phone compare to the Note Edge? Well, both remain unwieldy to grip, and the Note Edge is wider. However, the edged screen nuzzles into my hand better and those software tweaks mentioned above give it the advantage. However, just like the stylus, there’s a while before you get the knack of all the little provisions Samsung’s made to ease users into this screen size.

Roland Miller has spent nearly half his life chronicling these landmarks before they are lost forever long been obsessed with space as a child, he dreamed of being an astronaut.

HARDWARE

Its curves are subjective and divisive; my friends and colleagues have offered up reactions ranging from outright bemusement to adoration. The screen looks great, with the punchy contrast and sharpness that’s been a Samsung flagship mainstay for years. We’ll get back to that edge, but it’s the headline part of a 5.6-inch Quad-HD+ display.

This means a little chunk of extra screen makes the phone just less than 4mm wider, and around 2mm shorter, than the Note 4.

ONE-HANDED USE

Both come with software tricks like shrinkable keyboards as well as a new, tiny floating menu that can be stuck to the outer edge of the screen. This duplicates the capacitive button row, which could be a solution of sorts for lefties.

I can even make this secondary menu transparent, allowing me to maintain all that screen space. The ability to shrink the likes of Chrome and Google Maps to a popup window and layer it on top of other apps is also useful I’d love to see something similar on the iPhone 6 Plus.

SOFTWARE

If you’re looking to learn more about the stylus’ uses, I’d advise a quick read of Brad’s Galaxy Note 4 review, because the setup is identical here. Yes, there are TouchWiz bits running on Android 4.4 KitKat, but Samsung continues to clear away unnecessary bloat and options.

It’s still a work in progress, though, and I feel the settings menus are particularly obtuse compared to other Android phones — and especially iOS. It takes some getting used to.

The Galaxy Note Edge grabs your attention. Its curves are subjective and divisive; my friends and colleagues have offered up reactions ranging from outright bemusement to adoration.

But let’s focus on what’s different here: that edge. There are two display modes you can flit between: a slender, unassuming bar that can display a customized message and a more substantial column that attempts to offer extra functionality, notifications or context-dependent menus for certain apps, like the camera.

The front-facing camera is also a top-end sensor compared to the competition, 3.7 megapixels with an f/1.9 lens.

While I’m not a huge selfie taker, you’ll have to ask our Senior Selfie Editor, but I do take a whole lot of photos with my smartphone, so I was interested to see how Samsung’s newest smartphone camera handled.

The same high-resolution 2,560 – 1,600 screen we’re certain 1080p “Plus” curved display.

When it’s expanded, the UI is a basic row of icons, which you can navigate with a little swipe. This may look a little unusual, but swishing through the various mini-screens is immensely satisfying.

And how does Apple’s biggest phone compare to the Note Edge? Well, both remain unwieldy to grip, and the Note Edge is wider. However, the edged screen nuzzles into my hand better and those software tweaks mentioned above give it the advantage.

However, just like the stylus, there’s a while before you get the knack of all the little provisions Samsung’s made to ease users into this screen size.

The screen is marginally smaller than the Note 4, despite the cranked-up pixel count. Like the Note 4, text pops a little more, and pictures you take with the 16MP camera are obviously better replicated on the Note Edge’s screen.

All told, it’s an excellent camera. The image stabilizing works well on all the neon lights that pepper Tokyo, while even people were neatly captured. There’s some noise, but it compares favorably against older Galaxy phones. Daylight meant effortless captures and some really nice shots, if I say so myself.

Focus was swift, and auto white balance seemed to gauge scenes perfectly. If you have a proclivity for HDR, rest assured the Edge does an excellent job there.

The shades are still a little overdone, but you can choose from a few custom color palettes if you’re not a fan of high-contrast menus and photos.