Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (KRX:005930) announced a new device called the Power Sharing Cable. The device lets users transmit energy from one Galaxy device to another. For example, the Galaxy S5 can charge the Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
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Samsung has announced a new smartphone called the Note Edge. The Note Edge has a 5.6-inch display with a curved right side. The Note Edge has adopted glass with enhanced strength to cover the curved display. The curved side of the Note Edge can display text messages and menu icons. The curved display operates independently when the 5.6-inch display is turned off. The Note Edge will be released in a small number of countries. The Note Edge will cost over one million won (around $982).
Samsung is launching a new virtual reality headset called the Gear VR. The Gear VR is a head-mounted device that uses the 5.7-inch screen of the Galaxy Note 4. The Gear VR fits around the ears and eyes and can be controlled using a touchpad on its right side.
Nvidia has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung and Qualcomm. The patents are related to mobile graphics processors. This is the first patent lawsuit in Nvidia’s company history.
Samsung Mobile’s official U.K. YouTube page has posted a video of the Samsung Galaxy S5 taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. What a clever way to show that the Galaxy S5 is waterproof. However, the S5 has challenged the iPhone 5s, the HTC One M8 and the Nokia Lumia 930 to take the same challenge.
The price of the Samsung Galaxy S5 on Verizon has been discounted. RadioShack will be selling the Samsung Galaxy S5 for $79 on a new two-year contract starting today on Verizon Wireless. The offer is available for new and existing Verizon subscribers. The Galaxy S5 has a 5.1-inch display, 1080p resolution, quad-core 2.5GHz processor, 16-megapixel rear camera, 2GB RAM, 16GB or 32GB internal storage, microSDXC support, 2,800 mAh battery and Android KitKat..
Barnes & Noble has partnered with Samsung to launch the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, which is a 7-inch Android tablet running a custom version of the Nook software. The tablet is available in black or white for $179 at Barnes & Noble retail stores nationwide.