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Samsung's new phone has video games in mind

Today, Samsung revealed the Galaxy S7 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Although the phone brings back multiple features missing from the S6, including water resistance, it contains multiple game-centric features that move t...   read

 
 
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Samsung's $99 Gear VR headset out now in US

Oculus and Samsung's $99 Gear VR headset is now available in the United States. The attractive price point comes with one caveat: the device is only compatible with this year's line of Samsung smartphones (the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6,...   read

 
 
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Gear VR

Samsung unveils new Oculus-powered $99 Gear VR

Today at the Oculus Connect 2 conference in Los Angeles, Samsung Mobile Senior Vice President of Technology Strategy Peter Koo unveiled the company's next generation of Gear VR headsets. Koo stated the device will be compatible wi...   read

 
 
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Too bad I won't be able to play Land's End

Monument Valley is a good game for good people. Its creator Ustwo Games is prepping its next project, a first-person virtual-reality adventure, for release on October 30, 2015. But the thing is, it's only coming to Samsung's Gear VR -- a pl...   read

 
 
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Your future gaming TV might be a wallpaper magnet

Doesn't it look like she's just putting up a glossy poster? They're calling them wallpaper TVs.  That's an OLED flexible TV being affixed to magnetic sticker. Put up a sticker, install a TV. The unit is light enough to be suspended by ...   read

 
 
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Theatre mode

I can think of about one good use for Samsung's Gear VR

The Crescent Bay model of the Oculus Rift is pretty neat. Going immediately after to try out the Samsung Gear VR, which lacks the positional tracking and cool set of demos, at Games Connection Europe was weird.  There was one mock up g...   read

 
 
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OnLive brings free game play to Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Cloud gaming service OnLive has partnered with Samsung to bring streaming games to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 users for free for three months as a part of a new Galaxy Gift package. This means that PC and console games from OnLive's PlayPack bun...   read

 
 
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Monument Valley dev working on pretty VR game Land's End

Monument Valley was a chill little game and now the team is working on a new project for the Samsung Gear VR headset. Now that Samsung's involved (and Sony still toiling away with Morpheus), how long before VR is a mainstream, co...   read

 
 
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Samsung announces Gear VR, powered by Oculus

Stick a phone on your face for instant VR! We've heard that Samsung and Oculus were working together, and today we finally get to see what they've been working on. It's a virtual reality headset that uses the Galaxy Note 4, called Gear VR I...   read

 
 
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Samsung

Here's the more expensive version of Google Cardboard from Samsung

Samsung has announced that it will be showing its rumored virtual reality headset, codenamed "Project Moonlight," at its upcoming product event show in early September where it is widely expected to also announce the Galaxy Note 4. The head...   read

 
 


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Oculus Rift DK2 uses a Samsung smartphone screen as its display

During a teardown of the new Oculus Rift DK 2 unit, iFixit.com has found that the Oculus Rift uses a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 screen as its display unit. Speculation is that with Oculus trying to ship 45,000 units as well as having a partners...   read

 
 
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Here's Samsung's bid at entering the VR market

A new leaked image of Samsung's entry into the VR headset arena is making its rounds on the internet today. Known as Gear VR, it's poised to implement software co-developed by Rift creator Oculus, with screens and additional hardware supple...   read

 
 
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Looks like Samsung wants to get into the VR headset space

Engadget is reporting that Samsung is getting into the virtual reality headset business. The VR headset is being developed by Samsung's mobile division, and it's set to be announced sometime this year. Apparently there's some urgency to get...   read

 
 
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Mario's Galaxy 5

Samsung announces Galaxy 5 in ridiculously-named colors

Can I be on the committee that names the colors for cars and tech? Samsung's new Galaxy comes in "shimmery white, electric blue, and copper gold." It also has other features.  Copper gold? C'mon. Get creative. What's next, "Cyan aquama...   read

 
 
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Contest: Win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 from Dtoid and Kabam!

[Update: Contest over! Grand prize winner is The Deeg (thanks for being HUGE!), and runners-up are hlarge4 and ASaiyan!] Our friends at Kabam are celebrating the launch of the newest dragon in Dragons of Atlantis: Heirs of the Dragon, and t...   read

 
 
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Samsung Galaxy S4 gets 13 optimized games from Gameloft

Me? I'm an Apple kid, but that new Samsung Galaxy S4 looks to be a pretty hot phone. If you're looking to get one and are hoping to get your game on, Gameloft has got your back with 13 optimized titles for the device. Geared up for Android ...   read

 
 
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Samsung Galaxy

Samsung unveils Galaxy S4 Bluetooth controller

Samsung yesterday showed off its new Galaxy Bluetooth controller at the Galaxy S4 Unpacked event in New York City, where the company unveiled its new flagship phone. The controller, referred to as the "Game Arcade," will see release in May ...   read

 
 
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Apple lists 8 Samsung mobile devices to be banned

After last week's smackdown, where the court ordered Samsung to pay Apple over $1 billion in damages, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh asked Apple for the list of devices they would like to see banned. Apple handed over the following list,...   read

 
 
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Apple awarded $1.05 billion in Samsung infringement case

DAMN. After a short three days of deliberation, a California court has found that Samsung infringed on six of the seven Apple patents originally brought to the case. The result? Apple was awarded over $1 billion in damages. In most of the c...   read

 
 
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Samsung Smart TVs getting gesture-controlled Angry Birds

In Rovio's quest to get Angry Birds on every single platform currently active in the market, the bird launching simulator will be headed to the twenty people out there who were able to afford a Samsung Smart TV (Samsung 2012 LED 7500 models...   read

 
 
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Judge orders Apple to say Samsung didn't copy the iPad

For those not up on their corporate legal dickery, Apple has been trying to stop Samsung from selling its Galaxy tablet, claiming that the device is a direct rip-off of the iPad. In a rather amusing backfire, a UK judge has ordered Apple to...   read

 
 
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CES: Samsung comes out strong with first gaming laptop

Samsung is getting into the gaming laptop ring with their newly revealed Gamer Notebook Series 7 and Ihad a chance to get my hands on them at CES 2012 this week. Judging from what I saw it seems like Samsung has done their homework. This ne...   read

 
 
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Get a free copy of Arkham City with Samsung's new SSD

If you're thinking about upgrading to a solid-state drive for your PC, this would be a good time to do it. Not only is Samsung offering them as cheaply as $230 for 128GB, they are tossing in a copy of Batman: Arkham City as well. Samsu...   read

 
 
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Unboxing porn: Samsung Galaxy S II, AT&T edition

Since the iPhone's debut every mobile phone company has had to rethink their device strategy, and countless clones later we're finally starting to see some worthy Android-powered contenders. One of the latest players, the Samsung S II, arri...   read

 
 
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