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Samsung’s YP-R1 Yepp ships next month

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Music, Portable Audio / Video

Samsung YP-R1 Yepp

‘s YP-R1 has been on our gadget radar for some time now, and finally the latest Yepp DAP is ready for release in Europe next month.  You have to like the features.  A 2.6-inch touchscreeen, DivX compatibility, 8.9 millimeters thin, and something they like to refer to as the TouchWiz interface, which includes a Beat DJ feature which allows the user to “add in their own crackly voice and space-themed sound effects to songs.”  It should be available for a price of $180 when it hits Europe, with Russia, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan coming soon after.

Read More | Newswire Daily

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Samsung CL95 packs in WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, GPS geotagging into point-and-shoot

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cameras, GPS, Wireless / WiFi

Samsung CL95

has recently announced the CL65, an intelligent camera that has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS geotagging.  It also has a 12.2 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom, 720p movie mode, HDMI output, as well as a 3.5 inch touchscreen that utiltizes Smart Gesture user interface.  So not only can you shoot great pictures, but you can upload them to Facebook and other sites with ease.  It should be released next month at a price of $399.99. 

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Samsung Reclaim: Eco-friendly, $50 Sprint QWERTY

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cell Phones, Handhelds

Samsung Reclaim

The Reclaim is the newest mobile phone from the company, and it’s all about being a bit more mindful of the environment. In fact, this is it’s main selling point, as Sprint claims that $2 from every sale will go to The Nature Conservancy’s Adopt an Acre program, but there is more to it than that. 80% of the materials used to build the Reclaim are recyclable, and it’s the first 3G QWERTY device on Sprint to hit the magical $50 price point with contract.

Other features include Bluetooth 2.0, 2 megapixel camera, and an integrated Web Browser.  It will be available on August 16 from Sprint, Best Buy and The Shack, in colors of Earth Green and Ocean Blue, of course.

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Samsung SNE-50K e-book reader

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Handhelds, Misc. Tech

Samsung SNE-50K

It may look as if the dominates the e-book reader market like the iPod dominates the PMP market (although, seems to be breathing down Amazon’s neck,) but customers that want to go for the non-number one e-book reader might want to check out ’s SNE-50K. 

The SNE-50K, formerly the Papyrus, will have a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 600x800 pixels, weigh 6.5 ounces, and have 512MB of memory.  It will also support handwriting recognition, and allow users to read text files, PDFs, and Microsoft Office documents. 

Right now, the Samsung SNE-50K is planned to be released only in the South Korean market on July 29 for about $270.  Samsung plans on creating a prototype to sell outside the country, which we’ll likely see at .

Read More | CNET

Samsung Comeback and Gravity 2

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cell Phones, Handhelds

Samsung comeback gravity 2

has been busy once again, this time with some new mobile phones, the Comeback and the Gravity 2. T-Mobile has announced that these phones will be hitting their network soon.

The Comback is a 3G handset that opens up for a QWERTY keypad, MP3 playback and microSDHC slot, as well as a 2 megapixel camera.  The Gravity 2 has pretty much the same features, but it slides up to reveal its QWERTY.  The price for the Comback is about $130 (for 2-year deal with $50 mail-in rebate), but the price of the Gravity 2 is to be announced. 

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Samsung S9110 touchscreen watchphone

Samsung S9110 Watch

Here’s a look at the world’s thinnest touchscreen cellphone, the S9110, which also happens to be the second watchphone produced by a major player.  The first is the GD910 announced at last January. 

The S9110 is supposed to be the “world’s thinnest” at 11.98 mm thick, and it sports a 176x220 1.76-inch touchscreen glass display, Bluetooth 2.1 integration, Voice Recognition, e-mail with Outlook sync, music player, and speakerphone. The watch has 40MB of internal memory.

All this can be yours for about 450 Euro ($638 USD).  It is planned for a release in France later this month.

Read More | Samsung S9110 Press Release

Samsung’s latest Blu-Ray HTIB, the HT-BD3252

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Home Entertainment, Music

Samsung Blu-ray ht-bd3252

Clearly, I must be into reporting Samsung products this morning, as they have not only released that S9110 watch phone, but a new Home Theater In a Box. 

The HT-BD3252 not only features a bundle of speakers, but it has an integrated Blu-ray 2.0 profile player that supports BD-Live.  It supports audio codecs like Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD-MA, and includes streaming Internet services such as Pandora, , and Blockbuster with the included Wi-Fi dongle.  All this plus an iPod dock for just $799.

Full press release after the jump.

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Samsung Anycall SCH-W760 Phone With Night Vision

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cameras, Cell Phones

Samsung Anycall

Wannabe spies in Korea will now have another tool for checking out the enemy, the neighbors, or creatures that go bump in the night. has released the Anycall SCH-W760 with an infrared night vision camera. Mostly basic in its other specs, the phone also has a 2.8-inch WQVGA AMOLED screen, DMB, a 3 megapixel camera and 8GB of internal memory. No price or release date in other countries has been mentioned.

 

Read More | Akihabara News

Consumer Reports: iPhone 3GS is Best

iPhone 3GSConsumer Reports says that Apple’s new is still at the top of the smartphone heap in terms of multimedia, browsing, battery life, display, and navigation. The with WebOS, Samung Omnia, and BlackBerry Storm were close behind, however. The Pre scored higher in messaging and multitasking. CR also claims that Verizon seems to be the carrier that most believe to be the best when surveyed, but that’s no big surprise.

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Samsung SPF-87H Photo Frame

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cameras, Misc. Tech, USB

SPF-87H FrameJust as TVs get thinner all the time, so do digital frames. Samsung has a perfect example with their SPF-87H Photo Frame. The 8-inch display with 800x480 resolution is only .91-inches thick. It holds 1GB memory equal to about 3,000 photos, a 5001:1 contrast ratio and runs via USB cable. Available in red, blue or charcoal, the smart frame will be available for ~$129.00, depending on where you shop.

Read More | I4U

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