The Korean electronics giant today talked up new features of its 2013 lineup during an event in New York. We also now have information about pricing and availability for Samsung's other TVs, including its LED 8000-series and its plasma 8500-series TV sets. (Check out the handy chart for LED and plasma TVs below). Many of those products are already popping up at online and brick-and-mortar retailers.
Samsung also said it has added three new apps to its smart TV portfolio -- Fox, Spotify, … Read more
It's not pretty when a Web site gets a "this site may be compromised" or "this site may harm your computer" status note. Many webmasters and Web site owners can be at a loss of what to do in these situations.
For this reason, Google has launched "Help for Hacked Sites" informational series, which has a dozen articles and videos aimed to help people avoid having their sites hacked and also teach them how to gain back control of compromised sites.
"Every day, cybercriminals compromise thousands of websites. Hacks are often invisible … Read more
First it was stuffed animals, then T-shirts, and now it's a cartoon Web series -- the Angry Birds franchise just continues to grow.
Rovio announced today that the first episode of the weekly Angry Birds cartoon show, "Angry Birds Toons," is set to air on March 16. Viewers will be able to watch what is happening "deep in the heart of Piggy Island" and find out whether those merciless piggies ever get hold of the birds' eggs.
The game maker hinted at turning the wildly popular game into an animated series last April. In addition … Read more
Samsung's tidy, new $1,099 Series 7 all-in-one mirrors others in its price range, offering a relatively frictionless entry point for those interested in a touch screen, Windows 8-based PC. A poorly implemented gesture control scheme is a minor sticking point, but given the price of this system, Samsung isn't asking much of a a premium for gesture input.
Among other 23-inch Windows 8 all-in-ones, the Samsung Series 7 is one of the most affordable, without sacrificing too much in terms of its core features. Other all-in-ones offer some more intriguing features if you're willing to spend … Read more
LG's Optimus L Series, which made its debut at Mobile World Congress last year, is selling at a rate of one per second, the handset maker accidentally revealed today in a press release.
According to LG, it has sold 15 million Optimus L devices since last February. The company mistakenly released the news today and had planned to announce the tally on Sunday.
LG has made a strong push for the smartphone market with a growing number of Optimus handsets. The company's L series, which represents the mid-range of its line, has helped boost its standing in the … Read more
Mobile World Congress will kick off in Barcelona, Spain, in two weeks, but that doesn't mean the news will wait until then.
LG announced today that it will unveil the next iteration of its L-Series line of mid-tier devices at the mobile conference later this month.
The updated L7, aptly called the LG Optimus L7 II, will have a dual-SIM version that will launch in Russia this week.
Its processor will be bumped up from a single-core to a 1GHz dual-core CPU, and it will get … Read more
It looks like some cheaters in Japan aren't embracing the latest advances in technology.
According to a Wall Street Journal article, older flip phones are the communication device of choice for players looking to sneak around and keep the phone evidence hidden. For those people, the importance of subterfuge is greater than the importance of having the latest smartphone technology.
Fujitsu F-series phones have earned a reputation as "infidelity phones." They have potent privacy features that make it pretty much impossible for significant others to snoop into extracurricular texts and calls. They also hide the fact that you're using advanced privacy features, making the phone seem totally innocent.… Read more
It's my birthday today and Jeff is still making me write the blog for today's episode, but I'm fine with that because today is an exceptional show. Not just because Richard "Gems" Peterson lived up to his nickname on two occasions, but also because the stories are exceptionally strange.
First we'll look at how cheaters in Japan are getting away with their infidelity with the help of an older Fujitsu phone, simply because of a layer of stealth security that gives users privacy that would make the Ethan Hunts and James Bonds of the world jealous.
Not that we're suggesting you take tomorrow off and cheat on your spouse, but at least the misstep that leads to you getting caught will be your fault, not technology's.… Read more
Archos' Titanium line in its Elements series of tablets got a bit bigger with the introduction of a 10-inch model, the 101 Titanium. The tablets shares many common specs with the other Titanium tablets and will be available in March for $199.99.
Like the 7-, 8-, and 9-inch Titanium tablets, the 101 Titanium runs Android 4.1 and houses a 1.6GHz dual-core processor and quad-core graphics processor with 1GB of RAM. The Titanium series tablets also come with 8GB of internal storage, a microSD expansion slot, and micro USB and mini HDMI ports.
Cameras featured … Read more