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Citrix Converts Samsung Galaxy S8 into Full Desktop

March 29, 2017

As enterprises increasingly embrace mobile business strategies, people continue to carry as many as three devices with them, including laptops, smartphones and tablets. To lighten that electronics load, make people more efficient and help businesses reduce costs, Samsung is introducing Samsung DeX that – when combined with Citrix Receiver – converts the new Samsung Galaxy […]

Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 & S8+

March 29, 2017

Samsung just announced the launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. This is more than just a phone launch for Samsung. It’s a reboot for the company following the exploding Note 7 debacle. They have to hit the S8 and S8+ out of the park or risk having their market share erode. Based on what […]

You Can’t Make This Up: Fire In Samsung Plant Caused By Faulty Batteries

February 8, 2017

This Samsung faulty battery story is like a zombie. It just won’t die. This was highlighted by a “minor” fire that required a response by 110 firefighters and 19 trucks to a factory operated by Samsung SDI. They supplied batteries for the infamous Galaxy Note 7. Apparently, this was the cause: The fire was contained to […]

Verizon Says No To Bricking Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s

December 12, 2016

Last week, news surfaced that Samsung was going to push an update to the remaining Galaxy Note 7’s in the wild that would basically brick the devices. Well, news is surfacing today that US cell company Verizon will not be pushing that update to their users: Today, Samsung announced an update to the Galaxy Note7 […]

Two more “Safe” Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones Catch Fire

October 9, 2016

If it wasn’t clear that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 wasn’t safe before, it is becoming clear now. Case in point, is this case from Kentucky: Around 4:00a.m. Tuesday, Michael Klering says he and his wife woke up to a hissing sound in their bedroom. “I was scared to death for a minute,” Klering said. […]

Samsung Sells Printer Division As Stock Tanks Over Note 7 Debacle

September 12, 2016

Well, I have two pieces of news to report from the world of Samsung. The first is that they have announced that they are selling their printer division to HP: The personal-computer maker has agreed to buy Samsung Electronics Co.’s printer business for $1.05 billion, betting that it can grab share and generate income, even […]

2016: Year In Review

December 31, 2016

At this time of year I like to look back over the past 365 days and pick out the stories that really got my attention. Now if you have something that you think that should be on this list, leave a comment with your thoughts. Now on to the top stories of the year: Samsung […]

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

February 19, 2015

This week I have a unique smartphone. It’s the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge provided by Rogers and here’s what’s unique about it: If you look at the right side of the Galaxy Note Edge, you’ll note that the screen is not only curved, but it has shortcut icons that allow you to access whatever you […]

Review: Samsung Galaxy Tab S

January 22, 2015

Believe it or not, there’s a lot of choice when it comes to tablets that don’t involve a company at 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino CA. Samsung is a perfect example of this as they have a wide variety of tablets to choose from. The one that I’m going to review today is the Galaxy Tab […]

Review: 2015 Buick Regal Turbo AWD – Part 4

April 16, 2015

The technology in the Buick Regal Turbo is very interesting and some of it is unique. Let me start with driving the Regal. You get a proximity key with push button start. Thus all you have to do is press a button on the door handle. Press it and the car will unlock. One thing to note […]