Rihanna teases her new album with a spooky mobile adventure



Rihanna is teasing us all

The Grammy winner released a new commercial during Sunday night’s American Music Awards, hyping her new collaboration with Samsung called #ANTIdiaRY, which is named after her forthcoming album Anti. The singer recently inked a $25 million sponsorship deal with the electronics company.

The one-minute clip shows Rihanna in a gauzy white dress, exploring a mysterious house filled with children. It’s meant to give fans a sneak peek into her world, according to Samsung.

Unlock the mystery#ANTIdiaRY

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Samsung Gear VR ad offers a peek into the world of virtual reality



Even though it’s only been available for a little under two weeks, the Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset is already sold out on Amazon and BestBuy.com

And as if that weren’t enough to make you want the device even more, Samsung has also released a new commercial for the Gear VR that makes virtual reality seem less like the hobby of geeks and more like a step into next-gen mainstream entertainment.

Using the tagline “virtual reality just got real,” the commercial shows off the Gear VR’s ability to display everything from games, to movies, to immersive video. Sure, there are still some who will be skeptical of the fairly new product category, but Samsung’s spot for the $99 device is likely to draw in even the mildly VR curious. Read more…

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Samsung’s Gear VR Commercial Is Surprisingly Good

Screen Shot 2015-11-22 at 3.38.41 PM With the Samsung Gear VR hitting shelves and faces all over the place last week, the company ran a new commercial to promote it this weekend. I saw it during the 49ers vs. Seahawks game. It’s. Surprisingly. Good. After speaking with some folks in the virtual reality community after Gear VR’s launch, it seems like Samsung has positioned its phone accessory nicely. The commercial is… Read More

Samsung Gear VR Sold Out Online At Amazon And Best Buy

20151119_152349 If you didn’t pre-order the new consumer version of Samsung Gear VR, you might have some difficulty finding it on your favorite online shopping destinations.
Amazon and Best Buy, both places that have been touted as having a supply of the virtual reality accessory are showing “temporarily out of stock” and “sold out online” messages respectively.

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The Samsung Gear VR Is Your Window Into The Future

Screen Shot 2015-11-19 at 3.42.12 PM Virtual reality is a reality…in the sense that the hardware, software and content stars are finally aligning to make the platform approachable by more than just hardcore developers, gamers and hobbyists. There’s always a set of early adopters who take on the heavy lifting and Facebook’s Oculus has been doing just that. Since being acquired by Facebook, Oculus has been working… Read More

Samsung now warns users to not insert pen wrong way in Galaxy Note 5



If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 5, don’t insert the stylus the wrong way. Samsung will now tell you as much with a new warning label.

After it was revealed inserting the S Pen stylus on the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 backwards would permanently damage the phone, Samsung responded by sticking a warning label on the packaging, reports Tech Times. The warning is printed on the plastic screen protector that protects the screen in the packaging.

Samsung’s Note 5 now comes with a warning about inserting the S Pen backwards: Remember Pen Gate? If you’re no..https://t.co/txcMZYDGMY

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The future of smart home living



SmartThings’ idea for smart living started with an unfortunate situation: A flood.

About four years ago, Samsung SmartThings Founder and CEO Alex Hawkinson was away from his mountain home for the winter. During that time, the power went out during a storm, the pipes froze — and when they burst, the house flooded.

“By the time he came back in the spring, his living room and the first floor of the house were a swimming pool,” said Mark Younger, Europe’s SmartThings managing director.

While Hawkinson and his wife were in the midst of repairing the damage, Hawkinson saw her downloading a digital book on her e-reader. He realised that if she could download a book from pretty much anywhere in the world, he should have the means to check in on his home from anywhere as well. If he had, the flood damage could have easily been prevented. Read more…

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Samsung takes cue from Adele, prepares to launch flip phone



When she used a flip phone in her “Hello” video, Adele may have actually been onto something. As it turns out, flip phones are not entirely out of fashion; in fact, Samsung is working on a model with very interesting specifications

According to Sammobile, Samsung’s upcoming flip phone will likely be called SM-W2016, and it will come with two 3.9-inch, 1280×768 pixel displays — each on one side of the phone’s cover. On the lower part of the phone you’ll find a numeric keypad which, if you still remember how to use it, will make you feel like you’re in the ’90s again

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There’s no room to fit Samsung’s 18-inch tablet in your life



There used to be a time when we had one main screen in our life: The TV screen. These days, we’ve got screens of every shape and size in our faces 24/7 — screens for smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops, TVs, smartwatches, and more

We’ve got a million ways to watch Netflix, YouTube, Twitch or whatever video streaming service is your cup of tea. Do we need one more? Samsung apparently thinks so. I don’t agree at all.

Samsung’s Galaxy View is one of the weirdest Android tablets I’ve ever used. Did I say tablet? Samsung prefers to call it a TV, only it’s not really that either

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Slew Of New Virtual Reality Titles Available Alongside Samsung Gear VR

GearVRPhoto-small As we reported earlier, you can now pre-order your Samsung Gear VR. It’s a device that’s going to unlock virtual reality for a lot of consumers, even though it requires a Samsung phone to drive it. Along with the announcement of pre-order for a ridiculously low $99, a bunch of games are hitting the scene to support its launch. Land’s End by Ustwo Games, Bandit Six: Salvo… Read More